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Well, that was quite an election, wasn't it?

We won. We won big. We should be happy.

We won the White House, we gained in the Senate, we gained in the House, too. We should be happy.  And I am.

But there were problems. People waiting for hours to vote. To those of you who did: Wonderful!  Thank you! (I waited about 40 minutes myself, and that in mid-morning due to machines breaking at my polling place.

But some  people couldn't vote. They had to work and after work they had to do other things, like take care of children, work a second job, take care of other family and so on.

That shouldn't be.

Election day every November should be a federal holiday.

I started a petition to tell congress and the president that and you can add your name.  It's easy.  Just click here and sign (and pass it along to your friends, too).

Originally posted to plf515 on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 03:45 AM PST.

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