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Thread: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

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    Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    It should - it should be a "civics" holiday; similar to Memorial Day, or the 4th of July.

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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    Yes - a civic holiday would be good. Having a holiday on Election Day would encourage people to do their civic duty.
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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    Yeah I'd agree to that. Better that, push it (election day) a week ahead and combine it with 11/11 so you can observe two important American activities as a day off.

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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    Well I see it this way - When the majority of decent Americans accross this nation kick that no good for nothing Obama to the curb.
    It will be a GRAND HOLIDAY .

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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Yeah I'd agree to that. Better that, push it (election day) a week ahead and combine it with 11/11 so you can observe two important American activities as a day off.
    I vote we get rid of withholding, and then make it the day after tax day . you pay for government, then you go vote for who you want to run it next with that check still on your mind.

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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    Agree that it should be a holiday.

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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    I'd definitely agree with making it a holiday. Nevertheless there are always folks out there who probably can't afford to even sacrifice a day's worth of income in order to take a day off and go to the polls.

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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    Believe me if Obama is given the boot in Nov. 2012 there will be nearly as much revelry whoopla in celebrations as New Years.

    In my celebration I will be quoting a Republican activist: "Free at last, free at last. Thank God almighty we're free at last."

    The cost in loss of production is too much and we have enough Holidays on the books.

    Nsxt thing you know some idiot is going to want a Sharia Holiday.

    HELL NO!
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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    No way, then more people will turn up.
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    Re: Election Day should be a Federal Holiday

    It should be a holiday.
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