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To: Libertarianize the GOP

Not a bad idea, but here’s my (far simpler) take:

No absentee ballots except for military and contractors stationed overseas.

No early voting.

Purple ink on every thumb that votes.

Done.


2 posted on 11/04/2008 11:11:31 AM PST by Terabitten (...to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic....)
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To: Terabitten

Your idea does nothing about people who are ineligible to vote but cast votes anyway.


3 posted on 11/04/2008 11:16:50 AM PST by Libertarianize the GOP (Make all taxes truly voluntary)
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To: Terabitten

“Not a bad idea, but here’s my (far simpler) take:

No absentee ballots except for military and contractors stationed overseas.

No early voting.

Purple ink on every thumb that votes.”

Actually, the idea in the main post is awful. Here’s my list (similar to yours):

Purge every registration list after an election ends. BURN the books, in public. That will eliminate voting by the dead, those who’ve moved elsewhere, etc. Anyone that cares to vote will re-register - with current photo ID AND proof of citizenship.

No absentee ballots except for military and contractors stationed overseas. [Yours]

No early voting.[Yours]

Purple ink on every thumb that votes. [Yours] Here I differ a bit. Anyone missing a thumb is allowed to vote, even with a bit of purple splashed on that hand or arm - because they’ll only do it ONCE (and they get an “A” for effort). Oh, and we taxpayers don’t have to pay to fix the hand with the missing thumb.

Free visit to the Graybar Hotel for 10 years for voting in two jurisdictions in the same election, combined with PERMANENT revocation of the right to vote anywhere.

No voting for convicted felons.

Feds and states must keep a list of those who are prohibited from voting for any reason.


5 posted on 11/04/2008 11:29:09 AM PST by Ancesthntr (An ex-citizen of the Frederation dedicated to stopping the Obamination from becoming President)
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To: Terabitten; Ancesthntr

Early voting should be massively encouraged. It prevents dirty tricks like the Rat eleventh-hour Bush DUI story (it’s too late to affect people who have already voted if they release it right before the final day of the election; it can’t be released earlier because then people have time to realize that it’s just a sleaze play).


13 posted on 11/04/2008 11:59:54 AM PST by steve-b (Intelligent design is to evolutionary biology what socialism is to free-market economics.)
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