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2012-10-02 Home Front: Politix
Military Absentee Ballot Requests Down 70%
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Posted by Deacon Blues 2012-10-02 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6471 views ]  Top

#1 Because ballots are not being requested because military absentees don't care much who wins? Or because the system is failing to deliver the requests?
Posted by Glenmore 2012-10-02 08:35||   2012-10-02 08:35|| Front Page Top

#2 Did those 'other duties as assigned' overseas. Back then we just had an old fashion printed book with the states listing where and when to send the registration/request for ballot printed postage paid application to. The unit Voting Officer was expected to contact every member of the unit to make sure each soldier got one and assisted in preparation as required. Some states required the authentication signature of a commissioned officer or designated individual, usually the JAG or AG. An extra copy of the form was provided for accompanying qualified dependents.

Amazing they have time for 'sensitivity training', but not time to do the aforementioned action these days. It recalls an old service proverb, 'that which doesn't get inspected, doesn't get done'.

Remember 'Voter Suppression' is a Freudian Projection of the Left.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-02 09:02||   2012-10-02 09:02|| Front Page Top

#3 Should read - military absentee ballot denials down 70%.
Posted by Lowspark 2012-10-02 10:33||   2012-10-02 10:33|| Front Page Top

#4 DoD didn't have nearly as much trouble with the distribution of troop surveys regarding the termination of DADT. Strange, very strange.

Worthless phueching, parasitic, leftest, in the tank, senior leadership!
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-02 11:17||   2012-10-02 11:17|| Front Page Top

#5 How hard can it be to get out the military vote in a timely manner? If an enemy can be tracked with a drone and knocked off, how hard can it be to deliver a ballot to one of our guys or gals overseas? If whomever is responsible and they can't or won't, they should be prosecuted for voter suppression.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-10-02 11:19||   2012-10-02 11:19|| Front Page Top

#6 Ballot requests are down because funding for the military voting centers has been withheld. They can't make a request for an absentee ballot because they can't find a voting center open or staffed.
Posted by jvalentour 2012-10-02 18:18||   2012-10-02 18:18|| Front Page Top

#7 Worthless phueching, parasitic, leftest, in the tank, senior leadership!

Yep. First order of business after his inauguration, President Romney needs to purge the Lefty upper echelons of the services. By EO of course.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2012-10-02 18:19||   2012-10-02 18:19|| Front Page Top

#8 Won't need an EO. All promotion orders read '..residing special trust and confidence..'. It isn't there. You just ask them to retire tomorrow.

Technically, it doesn't even require the President to act. Just hold up all further promotions and appointments till the good o'boys are retired cause that is a key power the Constitution invested in solely in Congress. The Executive nominates but Congress is the basis of authority.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-02 19:41||   2012-10-02 19:41|| Front Page Top

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