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Friday, September 26, 2008

Bristol

It's not just Palin's daughter anymore.

The Bristol Herald Courier is one of many "battleground state" newspapers this morning calling for the presidential debates to go on--as they did during the Great Depression and the Second World War.

Candidates Must Debate

This is Bristol, Virginia--and Bristol, Tennessee. Part of the Tri-Cities. Where I was born.

It's not just the Washington suburbs that are in play in this election. This is southern Virginia.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Vote!

It is another Election Year in the United States of America. Millions of Americans live outside the U.S., but many have not managed to get their votes in in the past. Anybody remember Florida 2000? No, not that part. The part where people suddenly paid attention to the counting of absentee ballots. Where the votes of Americans abroad could make the difference in an election.

U.S. and dual citizens are entitled to vote in U.S. elections, no matter where in the world we live.

One-stop U.S. voter registration

Even if you live in the States, deadlines are coming up quickly. All voters can use this link.

Every election I find many citizens who are surprised to know that they can vote, no matter if they are living outside the U.S. indefinitely, or have never lived there.

People all over the world would love to participate in our elections. Those of us who can, let's do.