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  • His poll-tax for about three or five years and if he is found to be spy his case is firing squad.

    Uganda: A Story for People Who Find Movies Too Fast

  • The interest of the capitalist class, say, in the matter of income tax, is quite contrary to the interest of the laboring class; and, VICE VERSA, in the matter of poll-tax.

    THE CLASS STRUGGLE

  • Margaret Thatcher once told me what she learned from the poll-tax protests that prompted her downfall.

    Can Washington Meet the Demand to Cut Spending?

  • From her prosecution of poll-tax defaulters to his memoir, riches have been high on the Blair agenda

    The good life according to Tony Blair

  • I'd say a $500 poll-tax charge should help to start to pay back the debt they caused to our national treasury.

    RNC launches new anti-Obama site

  • It reminds me of that bogus GOP pro poll-tax "voter fraud" group that loudly spread its disinformation and then disappeared overnight.

    Tancredo Defends Terrorism Ad

  • The bill is tantamount to a modern day "poll-tax," that forces many eligible voters to pay for a government-issued photo ID.

    Matthew Segal: Actual Evidence of Voter Fraud is Minimal

  • She got a political death certificate after the poll-tax riots last spring, then surged in popularity in the slipstream of the "gulf factor" two months ago.

    The Duel For Downing St.

  • This Article offers an authoritative exploration of the understudied, yet highly revealing, process through which Americans abolished the poll-tax.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Virginia, erased the significance of earlier decisions by Congress, the President and the American people to abolish the poll-tax through the enactment of the Twenty-fourth Amendment and Section Ten of the Voting Rights Act.

    Archive 2008-07-01

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