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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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