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Tue Jan 20, 2015, 02:07 AM

17. Thanks Cha. He wrote it when John McCain from Arizona

was among those opposing a national holiday for Dr. King. Opponents were saying this nonsense about how it would cost businesses too much money. What a crock. Then later McCain claimed that he didn't know much about Dr. King because he was in Vietnam when King was making history. Another crock!

Not many people can say a song they wrote helped a nation declare a national holiday - the great Stevie Wonder is one of them.

I think we should have a national holiday for federal voting days. Americans work too much as it is. It should be a paid holiday. Anyone who claims it would cost businesses too much money - well i say that's a crock! Voter enfranchisement is critical in a democracy. Far too many people are disenfranchised from voting because they have to work all day of voting. We should honor Dr. King by declaring voting days holidays! In my opinion.

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