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OhioBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-06-11 11:36 PM
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5. He doesn't "deserve" to win?
really??? is this what you base your vote on? The person who you feel "deserves" to win? Personally, I vote for the person who I think will do the best for my Country, my State, my County, or Township. I don't keep a scorecard and tally up who I think deserves a win.. that seems to me to be ludicrous. I vote for the person who I think will best serve in that office. Voting is more than a right, it is a civic obligation... and it is our responsibility to vote for the person in each particular contest that we think is best. Or to vote on issues in a way that we think is best.

I think it is time for us to stop thinking about people "earning" our vote or "deserving" our vote and start looking at our personal civic duty to inform ourselves on the choices and make them. That is the absolute least we should do... to be an active civic participant.. you have to actively participate.... by volunteering in your local community, serving on boards, being involved in your local party, being an activist, becoming part of your local democratic party, running for central committee/precinct chair, become involved in your State party.... start effecting change by action...
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  -If Obama doesn't fight for we the people's ENTITLEMENTS, he doesn't deserve to win. peace4ever  Jul-06-11 11:15 PM   #0 
  - Entitlements = It's my fucking money, so give it back before I die. nt  Bonobo   Jul-06-11 11:16 PM   #1 
  - exactly  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:19 PM   #3 
  - I'm nuts, then. But not nuts enough to let someone take over  gateley   Jul-06-11 11:18 PM   #2 
  - he is only one man, and a pretty ineffective one at that when it comes to fighting for democratic  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:32 PM   #4 
     - But I don't want someone in the Oval Office who's very  gateley   Jul-07-11 12:07 AM   #16 
        - likewise  peace4ever   Jul-07-11 12:11 AM   #20 
  - He doesn't "deserve" to win?  OhioBlue   Jul-06-11 11:36 PM   #5 
  - absolutely  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:39 PM   #6 
     - Withholding votes doesn't do shit.  Telly Savalas   Jul-06-11 11:44 PM   #8 
     - no one said anything about withholding votes  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:45 PM   #9 
     - We'll withhold our votes from Obama and vote for a REAL Democrat  kestrel91316   Jul-06-11 11:57 PM   #12 
     - exactly - time for a write-in candidate if necessary  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:59 PM   #14 
     - sweet... glad you're gonna teach him a lesson....  OhioBlue   Jul-07-11 12:05 AM   #15 
        - he is just one man, it doesn't mean the fight is over, it is eternal  peace4ever   Jul-07-11 12:10 AM   #18 
     - voting doesn't do shit either.  provis99   Jul-07-11 12:56 AM   #24 
     - no... no it doesn't  OhioBlue   Jul-06-11 11:56 PM   #11 
        - witholding from one, to give to another  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:58 PM   #13 
           - Great. who would that be?  OhioBlue   Jul-07-11 12:08 AM   #17 
              - plenty to choose from with a D or I next to their name.  peace4ever   Jul-07-11 12:10 AM   #19 
  - All together now: "There's Not A Dime's Worth Of Difference Between......"  pnorman   Jul-06-11 11:43 PM   #7 
  - nice distraction, but no, this is just about Obama.  peace4ever   Jul-06-11 11:46 PM   #10 
     - You just don't get it, do you?  pnorman   Jul-07-11 12:38 AM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 12:21 AM   #21 
  - you can write in a name - that is making your voice heard as well. also  peace4ever   Jul-07-11 12:23 AM   #22 
  - Locking  Rhiannon12866   Jul-07-11 03:42 AM   #25 

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