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18. Solon, the Athenian...
Edited on Sun Dec-12-10 11:59 AM by Davis_X_Machina
...lawgiver and framer of their constitution, required citizens to declare themselves, in arms, for one side or the other in the event of any civil strife. Failure to do so comprised the offense of "standing neutral in a sedition" and the punishment was exile.
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  -DU, ban me if needed, but if you "Abstain" instead of voting for Obama, you are a fucking idiot! KansasVoter  Dec-12-10 11:46 AM   #0 
  - So. No choice at all.  aquart   Dec-12-10 11:47 AM   #1 
  - Not sure it would be saying "Thank you" to him...  pipi_k   Dec-12-10 11:54 AM   # 
  - Thank you. nt  Lisa0825   Dec-12-10 11:49 AM   #2 
  - Well it all depends on how close the race is.  Statistical   Dec-12-10 11:50 AM   #3 
  - It's a free country and you are an idiot......  BlueJac   Dec-12-10 11:50 AM   #4 
  - Gotta agree. K&R. n/t  FSogol   Dec-12-10 11:50 AM   #5 
  - Again..it's the "No difference" myth  OmahaBlueDog   Dec-12-10 11:51 AM   #6 
  - nothing like cuttin off your nose to spite your face-  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 11:55 AM   #12 
  - After or during a Palin presidency we would be starting the country from  RKP5637   Dec-12-10 12:00 PM   #21 
  - I remember the eight years of Bush quite well, hence I am furious at the two years since.  TheKentuckian   Dec-12-10 12:05 PM   #29 
     - undoing the safety net of our civil liberties more that Bush did? or  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 12:13 PM   #41 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-10 12:45 PM   #72 
           - and we can't forget his IMF style devastation of public education  TheKentuckian   Dec-12-10 12:46 PM   #74 
           - wow... you'll stretch anything to fit your paradigm.  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 01:02 PM   #83 
           - guess you missed the killing of Kamal Derwish in 2002  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 01:00 PM   #82 
  - 'bout as far as we got repealing it under President Obama, no? (NT)  Tesha   Dec-12-10 12:00 PM   #20 
  - K&R!  TheDebbieDee   Dec-12-10 11:51 AM   #7 
  - Rationality is a helluva drug!  Aramchek   Dec-12-10 11:52 AM   #8 
  - The election THIS YEAR was a PROTEST ELECTION  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-12-10 11:52 AM   #9 
  - What did the protest get: A Republican House with Pelosi in the minority  ProSense   Dec-12-10 11:54 AM   #10 
  - Really, a protest election? Tell us more.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:16 PM   #43 
  - It is deep in the data of post election polls  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-12-10 12:19 PM   #48 
     - Since you brought it up that this was a protest election,  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:32 PM   #62 
        - It was posted here...  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-12-10 12:35 PM   #63 
           - I'm not in the search mode, I'm waiting for a direct answer.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:37 PM   #65 
              - And I am really tired of doing research for the lazy and uncurous  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-12-10 12:46 PM   #73 
  - oh yah! That'll show'em..us..er?  shellgame26   Dec-12-10 12:26 PM   #53 
     - Read the damn data from the post election polls  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-12-10 12:30 PM   #61 
  - Broadbush Smear And Insults... nice  Dinger   Dec-12-10 11:54 AM   #11 
  - Nope, last time (2010) was the LAST time I voted for the "lesser of two evils."  Raksha   Dec-12-10 11:55 AM   #13 
  - elections have ALWAYS been  shellgame26   Dec-12-10 12:13 PM   #40 
  - Some of us still have the archaic notion that our votes belong to us. Not to The Party.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-12-10 11:55 AM   #14 
  - This is DU, we vote for the Democratic candidate.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:18 PM   #47 
     - I've been a DUer since 2001 and I don't always vote for Democrats.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-12-10 01:07 PM   #84 
  - I absolutely, positively will not vote for  democrank   Dec-12-10 11:56 AM   #15 
  - I disagree with the 'way' you say it, but I can't disagree with the truth  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 11:57 AM   #16 
  - I will vote my conscience.  Haole Girl   Dec-12-10 11:57 AM   #17 
  - Solon, the Athenian...  Davis_X_Machina   Dec-12-10 11:57 AM   #18 
  - Nixon voters said love it or leave it.  rug   Dec-12-10 12:05 PM   #30 
  - Jefferfson, the Virginian, said:  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-12-10 12:15 PM   #42 
  - how is that any different than people on here who claim that if  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 12:18 PM   #46 
  - I agree with the last sentence  RZM   Dec-12-10 11:59 AM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-10 12:02 PM   #22 
  - +1000  Hawkowl   Dec-12-10 12:12 PM   #38 
  - No, you sacrifice the king and lose.  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-12-10 12:47 PM   #75 
  - That wasn't a wise statement.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:26 PM   #54 
  - Because...? Considering our options isn't wise? How so?  John Q. Citizen   Dec-12-10 12:37 PM   #66 
     - Advocating to impeach the Democratic President is wrong.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:54 PM   #81 
  - Arguing for President Obama's impeachment is a tombstone offense.  Codeine   Dec-12-10 12:30 PM   #60 
     - I'm not sure it would be tombstoneable if the Democratic Party pursued it as a political  John Q. Citizen   Dec-12-10 01:09 PM   #86 
  - actually DU rules state that it is wrong to:  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 12:03 PM   #23 
  - Primary Obama  Hawkowl   Dec-12-10 12:03 PM   #24 
  - ...  AzDar   Dec-12-10 12:08 PM   #33 
  - You don't control people's votes. Individuals vote however they choose.  Individualist   Dec-12-10 12:03 PM   #25 
  - your individual votes mean absolutely nothing  shellgame26   Dec-12-10 12:38 PM   #69 
  - Currently the Corporate (C) party will do what the (C) party will do  Xicano   Dec-12-10 12:03 PM   #26 
  - Unrec for the smears. Nt  xchrom   Dec-12-10 12:03 PM   #27 
  - You've got a whole year to get yourself worked up about this.  Desertrose   Dec-12-10 12:05 PM   #28 
  - maybe you haven't noticed, but there are more than a few people  Bluerthanblue   Dec-12-10 12:08 PM   #35 
     - And I'm saying a LOT can happen between now & then.  Desertrose   Dec-12-10 12:26 PM   #55 
  - K&R #1 n/t  UTUSN   Dec-12-10 12:06 PM   #31 
  - +1000000000000 on the ban ...& unrec  L0oniX   Dec-12-10 12:08 PM   #32 
  - Wow, you sure did convince me....LOL...n/t  monmouth   Dec-12-10 12:08 PM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-10 12:10 PM   #36 
  - Ain't no way I'm voting for a 3rd party.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:21 PM   #50 
     - Why?  Lucian   Dec-12-10 12:29 PM   #57 
        - Because I'm a Democrat and I will support the President and  jaxx   Dec-12-10 12:36 PM   #64 
        - maybe because  shellgame26   Dec-12-10 12:45 PM   #71 
           - and you didn't remember Gore actually won, or that the ballots in FL were fucked up, or that  boston bean   Dec-12-10 12:47 PM   #76 
              - Nader got 3 percent  shellgame26   Dec-12-10 12:52 PM   #79 
                 - How do you know those nader people would have voted for gore or voted at all.  boston bean   Dec-12-10 12:53 PM   #80 
                 - Too bad that Gore didn't appeal to them for their votes.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-12-10 01:09 PM   #85 
  - .  mfcorey1   Dec-12-10 12:11 PM   #37 
  - Isn't it a bit early to be getting started with this crap? nt  wtmusic   Dec-12-10 12:12 PM   #39 
  - i disagree w/ you, but still love you! :)  NuttyFluffers   Dec-12-10 12:16 PM   #44 
  - The Republicans back in power will be a disaster for this country  cherish44   Dec-12-10 12:17 PM   #45 
  - And THIS is why our political system = FAIL  MrMickeysMom   Dec-12-10 12:21 PM   #49 
  - What if I didn't vote for him in 2008?  FamousBlueRaincoat   Dec-12-10 12:23 PM   #51 
  - Unrec. for hostility,  Le Taz Hot   Dec-12-10 12:24 PM   #52 
  - I will be voting 3rd party...  The_Commonist   Dec-12-10 12:28 PM   #56 
  - My vote was unrec'd.  glinda   Dec-12-10 12:29 PM   #58 
  - Mmkay. I will vote however I want.  krabigirl   Dec-12-10 12:30 PM   #59 
  - Yeah?  walldude   Dec-12-10 12:38 PM   #67 
  - dupe  walldude   Dec-12-10 12:38 PM   #68 
  - I am done will voting for the lesser of the 2 evils. I don't give a DAMN what you think.  Odin2005   Dec-12-10 12:39 PM   #70 
  - Sing it baby.  emilyg   Dec-12-10 12:50 PM   #78 
  - Unrec, and I shouldn't have to explain why. n/t  Vickers   Dec-12-10 12:47 PM   #77 
  - No Choice is Better Than No Choice?  Modern School   Dec-12-10 01:09 PM   #87 
  - Please discuss issues, your point of view on them,  pinto   Dec-12-10 01:10 PM   #88 
 

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