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Is Carnahan Up For The Job?

The Washington Times reports that Missouri is one of 5 states that have not implemented the electronic-delivery requirement under the MOVE Act.  The MOVE Act was enacted in 2009 to ensure that our Military brothers and sisters abroad were not denied their right to vote (as was rampant in 2008)

The Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE Act) requires states to mail absentee ballots at least 45 days before an election and requires states to use electronic delivery mechanisms to expedite the delivery of absentee ballots to military members.

As I read the article, I prayed that Missouri would not be on this list… …knowing, personally, friends and coworkers who have family members in harms way.  But to my disappointment, there was Missouri on the list.

Robin Carnahan, the Secretary of State of Missouri, would be your employee responsible for enacting the measures described under the MOVE Act.  Much will be made of her Senatorial opponent’s voting record in the run-up to the November 2010 election.  So, if we’re going to look at Robin’s record, on this one, we see… …job NOT done.

But, we’re to believe she’s up for the next job she wants.

I know I’ll hear about “legislature this” and “governor that” and “Matt Blunt email thus” and “It’s Bush’s Fault”, but the bottom line is that the job should have got done.

Here’s some more from Big Government on Carnahan’s shenanigans with the voter roles

 
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Posted by on August 13, 2010 in Election, Reform

 

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The Riddle

Michelle Obama meets with the Queen of England and asks her, “Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient government? Are there any tips you can give to my husband and myself?”

“Well,” says the Queen, “the most important thing is to surround yourself with intelligent people.”

Mrs. Obama frowns, then asked, “But how do I know the people around me are really intelligent?”

The Queen takes a sip of tea. “Oh, that’s easy you just ask them to answer an intelligent riddle.” The Queen pushes a button on her intercom. “Please send in Margaret Thatcher.”

Mrs. Thatcher walks into the room and says, “Yes, my Queen?”

The Queen smiles and says, “Answer me this please, Lady Thatcher ~ Your mother and father have a child. It is not your brother and it is not your sister. Who is it?”

Without pausing for a moment, Mrs. Thatcher answers, “That would be me.”

“Yes! Very good,” says the Queen.

Mrs. Obama goes back home to ask her husband the same question ~ “Barack, answer this for me. Your mother and your father have a child. It’s not your brother and it’s not your sister. Who is it?”

“I’m not sure,” says the President. “Let me get back to you on that one.”

He goes to his advisers and asks every one, but none can give him an answer. Finally, he ends up at lunch with Sarah Palin. The President asks Palin, “Can you answer this for me? Your mother and father have a child and it’s not your brother or your sister. Who is it?”

Mrs. Palin whispers back, “That’s easy ~ It’s me!”

Obama smiles surprisingly, and says, “Thanks!”

That evening, President Obama meets his wife at the dinner table. “Say, I did some research and I have the answer to that riddle. It’s Sarah Palin!”

Michelle Obama gets up, stomps over to her husband, and angrily yells into his face, “No!, you idiot! It’s Margaret Thatcher!”

 
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Posted by on August 13, 2010 in Miscellaneous, Obama

 

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