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Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better

Rev Gay Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 2:43 PM
gosh--so many of the posters here are not even dealing with the subject of this article---these are all anti-republican responses! blaming Bush for the military votes not getting back.
SOUL-brother Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 5:42 PM
You can't be speaking about me,I wrote about how our military ,is being ripped off,by the deregulation the right-wing claims we need .In this cases votes are useless,the military needs to feed their families,and have freedom from greedy low life businessmen,on the right or left.

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...