Miltary Not getting To Vote in PA

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    I just heard that Mayor Rendell of PA will not extend the deadline for overseas military people to vote, saying the numbers are insignificant..................16,000 + won't get to vote?

    Does anyone have a link for this? :confused:
     
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    who is extending? And why?
     
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    From what I understand it has something to do with changing the ballots for Nader to run, and they can't get them ready in timeto send overseas to the military that are registered in PA, and Mayor Rendell won't extend the deadline to get the ballots in citing it's only 16,000 so it doesn't mean anything?? But I cant' find the link.
     
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    I'm looking too...I heard that Ill. Or In.
    didn't even have Bush on the absent
    ballot sent to the troops..
    The supposed reason was...the convention was held to late to print the name.

    I haven't verified that story...
     
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    This is all I could find:

    http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04294/398764.stm
     
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    That sounds about right! Thanks CG!
     
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    Anytime, Bonnie. And for what it's worth, Ed Rendell is nothing more than a steaming pile of dog dung. Not many people in this State [that I encounter] like him one bit, Democrats or Republicans. I would almost bet my paycheck that he wont be re-elected when his time is up.

    I'd actually like to see him booted out on his big fat ass.
     
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    You know the weird thing about Rendell is that when he was Mayor of Philly I think he was decent at least as far as the cities's economy went. To me it seems like when he became Gov he got decidedly more liberal? :dunno:
     
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    That's the biggest bitch I've heard from people about Rendell. He was voted in as Governor because of what he did for Philly. As soon as he became Governor, his Cybil personality kicked in and the state went to Hell in a handbag.
     
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    Kind of odd that when felons don't get to vote, we get Al Sharpton, the NAACP, and the ACLU beating people's doors down, but this is perfectly alright.

    I think we need to start the American Common Sense Union. Maybe that way there will be an organization that actually stands up for people when things really aren't fair, not just when they work against certain ideaology.
     

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