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Old 9th June 2019, 02:59 AM   #43
Norman Alexander
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Originally Posted by Minoosh View Post
ETA: Though some of it is warranted, it's past time to whine about Republican voter suppression efforts. IMO it's in everyone's interest to make sure anyone who wants to vote (legally) has the proper ID and a ride to the polls. There's lots of time left to work on this. I don't know if anything will motivate young voters as much as the Vietnam War did, but I hope they don't all give in to apathy. They're going to be in this world a lot longer than I will be. Whoever they vote for, I just hope they get out and vote.
This is very good advice. There is at least 18 months, and time is actually running out to get this sorted. Fight all the necessary fights about this and win the battles necessary NOW. Make the arrangements and perhaps get them tested. Then check every month leading up to 2020 in case there is some unexplained change of heart by authorities.
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