Because freedom can't protect itself
AND WOULD IT BE A POLL TAX IF ITS NAME WERE NOT POLL TAX?
Alabama Secretary of State Beth Chapman posted her proposed state voter ID regulation on Friday and announced, on Monday morning, she was stepping down. Chapman will go to work for a government affairs concern, but denies any lobbying will be involved. [nudge. nudge. wink. wink. (editor)] The proposal provides free voter ID’s, PROVIDED A NOTARIZED FORM IS SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION.
And there’s the rub, girls and boys. The form requires the seal of a notary public. A notary public is a very minor state official appointed by the probate judge who is authorized under state law to collect a fee for sanctifying documents. Said fees, in Alabama, generally, can run from $5 to $50, so that FREE photo ID is merely a poll tax by another name. Yeah, Chief Jokester Roberts, the country has really changed.
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