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Old 08-06-2012, 06:03 PM
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Default Obama campaign attacks military voting rights

From ACLJ.org with a link to a petition to stop this lawsuit:

http://aclj.org/us-constitution/oppo...-voting-rights

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The Obama Re-election campaign has filed a lawsuit to overturn a law that gives members of the military a few extra days to vote early. Men and women in the military sacrifice dearly for our country and they deserve and have the lawful and constitutional right to additional consideration.

Stand with the U.S. military. The ACLJ will file an amicus brief backing the Ohio law - giving our military men and women an opportunity to cast their ballots in a constitutional manner. Add your name to our brief defending the voting rights of the U.S. military today.

Committee to Defend Military Voting Rights

This challenge by the Obama Re-election Campaign is not only unconstitutional, but it is also offensive to millions of Americans. Our military heroes deserve to have this lawful courtesy extended to them - not more roadblocks making it even more difficult for them to participate in the election.
The military tends to vote very conservatively and obviously they are not going to be fans of Obama (especially not after his blanket repeal of DADT); so this is clearly a ploy of an apparently desperate Obama campaign to restrict the right to vote for many members of our Armed Forces. Despicable.
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:28 PM
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They are despicable. They fight the states that want to require IDs for voters to ensure actual citizens are voting, yet they want to make it harder for our military to have every chance to vote. This is just the latest in a long line of dirty deeds. They are pulling out all the stops in order to get him re-elected, and they don't care how they do it.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:25 PM
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Nate and Bonnie are so right, they are despicable, not to mention DESPERATE.

Their DoJ and the IRS are targeting big Romney donors and Harry Reid has rung in a new era of McCarthyism on the Senate floor. Meanwhile, the administration deals with the slight increase in unemployment last month by using decimal points and the campaigner-in-chief is playing as much golf as possible.

November 6th can't come soon enough to get this incompetent and unethical boob out of office before we're completely sunk.
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Old 08-07-2012, 01:18 PM
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sounds like obama just wants access to early voting extended to everyone .. not just the military ...
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:12 PM
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sounds like obama just wants access to early voting extended to everyone .. not just the military ...
Where do you see that at? Everyone in this country already has access to early voting. The military just gets more time because of the nature of their job.
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