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UPDATED: How to Stop the GOP'S Deceptive Robocalls from Depressing Election Turnout [VIDEO/AUDIO]

Nebraska Republicans have a novel new trick for their Robocalls... Here is what you can do to stop this now.
 
 
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UPDATE: John Aravosis wants to "Throw these people in jail," as the Republican Party is actually using the voice of the Democratic Candidate to deceive voters....

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With the Midterm Elections well underway the Republican machine is busy cobbling together their latest Cut-Down-The-Vote campaign. Meet "the robocall."

Your vigilance is needed right now, so take a quick moment to read about what's going on -- today, in your country, in your home -- and pass it on to everyone you know. The national TV networks are thus far ignoring the story, so it's up to you. Tomorrow is too late.

In addition to the phony mailers to Latinos, calls directing voters to nonexistent polls, and a fresh batch of onerous voter ID laws (video, right), this year's "hanging chad" is the Robocall.

Robocalling itself is simple: a computer calls your home phone and delivers a pre-recorded message about a candidate. They're annoying, sure, but it's legal and, according to one political strategist, "they represent the freedom of speech that our country was founded on."

Perhaps, but Americans aren't up in arms about an annoyance, and this isn't about the First Amendment. People are angry, and demanding action, because the Republican Party appears to be using fraudulent and misleading calls to suppress the vote in at least 50 districts across the nation....

Evan Derkacz is an AlterNet editor. He writes and edits PEEK, the blog of blogs.

 
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