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Subject:  Re: Question for TMFPMarti Date:  7/17/2013  6:43 PM
Author:  Jim2B Number:  689216 of 876035

My father, age 93. My father-in-law, age 89. Neither has a valid "government approved" ID. Both cannot use public transportation, nor can they drive. So unless you are bringing the "government" to them, they are, by definition, disenfranchised.

I can see why this would be a problem. After all, driving your elderly parents to get a valid ID every week is quite time consuming and would eat into your leisure time.

Oh wait, government issued IDs are good for 5 years. That means you only need to set aside a couple of hours every 5 years to help your aging parents. Does this mean that your parents aren't worth a measly 2 hours every 5 years?!

Doesn't this make you a candidate for "worst child of the decade" award?
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