posted on Jun, 4 2006 @ 06:24 PM
It doesn't have a chance unless the number of voters is dropped dramatically.
Continuity of government insures that even with just a handful of voters, business proceeds.
I think the only way this will pass is if there's a decapitating attack on the 5th. That's tommorow.
If it gets knocked down, it will probably pop back up. It's like one of those inflatable punching dummies with a big stupid clown grin...
If this country had decent leadership, I would be in favor of a mandatory term of service. There should be expanded citizenship benefits for those
who serve in the police departments, fire departments, and social services sectors as well. It makes sense to reward service. Additionally, there
should be an opt-out clause allowing soldiers to avoid foreign deployment.
Homeland defense should be just that. The job of our nation's military is not to expand the market penetration for politically-connected