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Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better

Blair31 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:13 PM
Yes, they do. Obama doesn't have a bipartisan bone in his body. I'm not voting in 2016. It's just going to be another wasted vote. I wasted my vote yesterday on a losing candidate. Mitt Romney.
45caliber Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 5:08 PM
You never "waste" a vote when you vote - even if your choice loses. The vote is wasted is you don't vote or vote for someone you don't like because you feel that you must vote for the winner. Please think about this.

The next president of the United States must do right by our men and women in uniform. Our troops put their lives on the line to protect our right to vote, but untold thousands of them were unable to cast their own ballots on Tuesday. For shame.

Veterans groups and soldiers advocates have warned about military disenfranchisement for years. M. Eric Eversole, director of the Military Voter Protection (MVP) Project and a former litigation attorney in the Voting Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, reported that "more than 17,000 military and overseas voters were disenfranchised in 2008 because their...