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lapislzi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-06-08 01:04 PM
Response to Reply #29
32. Metro NY--Yonkers
Low income urban area, surrounded on all sides by some of the costliest real estate on the planet. To say that she and her family have had few opportunities and some hard luck would be an understatement. This woman works 3 jobs and NEVER complains. It's a cryin' shame.
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  -Should this person be allowed to vote? lapislzi  Feb-06-08 08:54 AM   #0 
  - What's Maddy McCall's IQ range?  DS1   Feb-06-08 08:56 AM   #1 
  - 30s  Maddy McCall   Feb-06-08 08:57 AM   #3 
  - Someone had to teach you about voting. Someone had to teach me.  Maddy McCall   Feb-06-08 08:56 AM   #2 
  - Sorry if it came across as ridicule  lapislzi   Feb-06-08 09:05 AM   #14 
  - I don't know, someone in their 30s has had the opportunity  treestar   Feb-06-08 09:07 AM   #16 
  - It sounds as though she took the time to learn how AI voting works,  petronius   Feb-06-08 12:22 PM   #26 
  - I know many college-educated people who do not follow politics  Scriptor Ignotus   Feb-06-08 01:22 PM   #35 
  - Seriously.  EOTE   Feb-07-08 01:17 PM   #58 
  - I didn't see the remarks as ridicule. I would be astounded  Arkansas Granny   Feb-06-08 09:09 AM   #17 
  - ...  blondeatlast   Feb-06-08 09:14 AM   #19 
  - I did not see ridicule at all.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-06-08 12:36 PM   #28 
  - but it IS ridiculous that someone in their 30's is that clueless.  QuestionAll   Feb-07-08 07:42 AM   #48 
  - I don't entirely agree.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-07-08 12:58 PM   #56 
  - I suppose. It sucks, but even stupid people should vote.  El Pinko   Feb-06-08 08:57 AM   #4 
  - Civics...  realpolitik   Feb-06-08 08:57 AM   #5 
  - Better make sure she can legally vote.  Lasher   Feb-06-08 08:57 AM   #6 
  - Funny you bring this up, because I discussed this proposition I had at work:  RedStateShame   Feb-06-08 08:59 AM   #7 
  - She's heading the right way, at least.  bryant69   Feb-06-08 09:00 AM   #8 
  - But then again who knows where she'll be in November?  treestar   Feb-06-08 09:05 AM   #13 
  - I'm guessing that she graduated from high school around....  Aviation Pro   Feb-06-08 09:01 AM   #9 
  - b-b-but most U.S. Americans don't have maps.  Graybeard   Feb-06-08 09:01 AM   #10 
  - OK, I'll Bite  Raejeanowl   Feb-06-08 09:03 AM   #11 
  - No embellishment.  lapislzi   Feb-06-08 09:14 AM   #18 
  - Many of the folks who vote down here scare the hell out of me.  trof   Feb-06-08 09:04 AM   #12 
  - I had a similar conversation with a co-worker yesterday  malta blue   Feb-06-08 09:07 AM   #15 
  - My wife's parents never voted in their entire lives.  trof   Feb-06-08 09:21 AM   #20 
  - I agree with Aviation Pro...  islandmkl   Feb-06-08 09:23 AM   #21 
  - Sure she should be allowed to vote.  Zywiec   Feb-06-08 09:25 AM   #22 
  - A shame really, how our system allows one to reach their  lazyriver   Feb-06-08 10:09 AM   #23 
  - I'm laying this one on the individual  Johonny   Feb-06-08 10:46 AM   #25 
     - I agree the ultimate responsibility is with the individual.  lazyriver   Feb-07-08 07:35 AM   #46 
  - This story is sad and kind of scary  DeeDeeNY   Feb-06-08 10:41 AM   #24 
  - We should be helpful to the uneducated about the process.  NoSheep   Feb-06-08 12:33 PM   #27 
  - I'd want to know the school system from which she graduated.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-06-08 12:37 PM   #29 
  - Metro NY--Yonkers  lapislzi   Feb-06-08 01:04 PM   #32 
  - To graduate from high school,  rosesaylavee   Feb-06-08 12:42 PM   #30 
  - She works 3 jobs  lapislzi   Feb-06-08 01:11 PM   #33 
     - Well, bless her.  rosesaylavee   Feb-06-08 06:29 PM   #43 
  - Ohh, poo! Kelly Clarkson isn't on the ballot.  D__S   Feb-06-08 12:47 PM   #31 
  - Educate educate educate educate  uppityperson   Feb-06-08 01:20 PM   #34 
  - Athletic programs and our lack of quality secondary education.  Herdin_Cats   Feb-07-08 12:31 PM   #54 
     - Absolutely no flames from me  uppityperson   Feb-07-08 12:41 PM   #55 
     - To quote my very wise SO (a teacher himself)  lapislzi   Feb-07-08 01:28 PM   #59 
  - I would consider this a victory  BoneDaddy   Feb-06-08 01:33 PM   #36 
  - The primaries are just like American Idol  JBoy   Feb-06-08 01:36 PM   #37 
  - Hehe, I'm not even registered to vote in Minnesota...BUT I VOTED!!!  IronLionZion   Feb-06-08 01:43 PM   #38 
  - I know an Obama supporter who caucused for Hillary just to make me mad  IronLionZion   Feb-06-08 01:45 PM   #39 
  - she is going to push a button blindly  fenriswolf   Feb-06-08 02:24 PM   #40 
  - A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  Ikonoklast   Feb-06-08 02:35 PM   #41 
  - Just shoot her.  The Stranger   Feb-06-08 02:38 PM   #42 
  - this same thing happened with my SO at his work, the person (male) didn't know  madmom   Feb-06-08 06:43 PM   #44 
  - Lucky you  Arctic Dave   Feb-06-08 06:58 PM   #45 
  - "high-school civics..."  QuestionAll   Feb-07-08 07:39 AM   #47 
  - UPDATE on my willing pupil  lapislzi   Feb-07-08 09:32 AM   #49 
  - You've earned your gold star.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-07-08 01:03 PM   #57 
  - Holy cow. My 8 yo understands more than that!  JerseygirlCT   Feb-07-08 09:51 AM   #50 
  - I know a great many people who are this clueless, and they are not unintelligent.  yardwork   Feb-07-08 10:16 AM   #51 
  - This just happened to me earlier today while on the phone.  fight4my3sons   Feb-07-08 11:18 AM   #52 
  - How sad...try to help her.  Vektor   Feb-07-08 11:54 AM   #53 
 

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