- a federal holiday for Election Day,
- a paper receipt for every ballot cast,
- the right to register to vote on election day,
- and other common-sense measures to be enacted by the 2006 midterms.
The Republicans have proposed their own voting bill that would require voters to present a government-issued photo ID to cast a ballot and -- wait for it, WAIT FOR IT -- establish a pilot program for the use of Iraqi-style finger-inking at U.S. polling places.
No, I'm not kidding.