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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-04-10 03:30 PM
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30. that seems to be becoming more and more true
I drove home on July 4th a couple years ago. There was a time when it would be hard to buy gas on a holiday, but it seemed to be a normal shopping day. Even the visitor center was open in Galena.
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  -How about we change Veteran's Day to voting day? coffeenap  Nov-04-10 02:22 PM   #0 
  - It would be a great day for politicians.  lpbk2713   Nov-04-10 02:23 PM   #1 
  - Indeed--that's why it just might work!  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 04:39 PM   #35 
  - I'd like a new  drmeow   Nov-04-10 02:24 PM   #2 
  - Need to change more then the date....  daleanime   Nov-04-10 02:24 PM   #3 
  - True, but I bet we could get some congresscritters to sponsor this one! :) nt  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:25 PM   #4 
  - My congressman is on the Armed Services Committee,  Rhiannon12866   Nov-04-10 02:33 PM   #7 
     - Wanna ask if he'd like to bring it up in the lame-duck session?  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:34 PM   #11 
        - I could do that, and I will. He'd be the rep to ask about this...  Rhiannon12866   Nov-04-10 03:09 PM   #29 
           - Thanks!  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 04:27 PM   #32 
              - Thanks... It's so frustrating...  Rhiannon12866   Nov-04-10 05:39 PM   #36 
  - Why? If it is a holiday then nobody should be too busy.  hfojvt   Nov-04-10 02:36 PM   #13 
     - Ha! Would you like to know how many years it's been...  daleanime   Nov-04-10 02:47 PM   #24 
        - My husband too--he is a health care provider and tries to be available  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:51 PM   #26 
        - You right....  daleanime   Nov-04-10 03:04 PM   #28 
        - that seems to be becoming more and more true  hfojvt   Nov-04-10 03:30 PM   #30 
  - Excellent idea! K&R!  Rhiannon12866   Nov-04-10 02:26 PM   #5 
  - That would desecrate the service of those who fought, were wounded, and died for our country.  HopeHoops   Nov-04-10 02:30 PM   #6 
  - I hear you...  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:33 PM   #8 
  - uhm, they already have Memorial Day and the 4th of July  hfojvt   Nov-04-10 02:39 PM   #15 
     - People don't want to vote on holidays! They get drunk and burn dead animal parts on an open flame.  HopeHoops   Nov-04-10 02:41 PM   #17 
        - but doesn't that happen every weekend?  hfojvt   Nov-04-10 03:52 PM   #31 
           - We don't hold elections on weekends or Monday night - and I don't watch football.  HopeHoops   Nov-04-10 06:05 PM   #37 
  - I think we'd have to change the Constitution.  ColesCountyDem   Nov-04-10 02:34 PM   #9 
  - But Veterans' Day is not in the constitution--  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:35 PM   #12 
     - Surely.  ColesCountyDem   Nov-04-10 02:42 PM   #19 
     - ANOTHER FUCKING LIBRUL FREEBEE DAY! Why do Libruls hate our Veterans?  HopeHoops   Nov-04-10 02:43 PM   #20 
  - How about making it a whole weekend, Saturday and Sunday?  Warpy   Nov-04-10 02:34 PM   #10 
  - I would LOVE that too!  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:37 PM   #14 
  - Isn't it easier just to allow everyone to vote by mail?  Nye Bevan   Nov-04-10 02:46 PM   #23 
     - We could do that too-but it is a state-by-state issue, right? nt  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:48 PM   #25 
  - That is a great idea  catgirl   Nov-04-10 02:40 PM   #16 
  - So, which members of Congress are likely to want this and be able to pull it off?  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:41 PM   #18 
  - Nice idea, but make it a 4-day weekend. This crap about doing one of the most important  patrice   Nov-04-10 02:45 PM   #21 
  - Hear, hear!  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 02:46 PM   #22 
  - Sent the idea to Senator Franken.  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 03:01 PM   #27 
  - With early voting (and my area was even open for early voting on  Obamanaut   Nov-04-10 04:29 PM   #33 
     - You're right, but anything that might change the status quo---  coffeenap   Nov-04-10 04:33 PM   #34 

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