The latest data about party affiliation in the United States is nothing but bad news for the Republican Party. They are losing ground in overall numbers, but specifically there are multiple key demographics where voters are leaving the Party in droves. This helps explain why the Party is so hellbent on suppressing as many voters as possible, since that’s likely the only way they can keep even the smallest bit of power. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced