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Shagbark Hickory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-09-11 09:38 AM
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2. If voting was effective, it'd be illegal. n/t
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  -I just don't understand people who don't vote. struggle4progress  Nov-09-11 09:33 AM   #0 
  - I guess some people are just happy to let a handful of others make all the decisions. I also  sinkingfeeling   Nov-09-11 09:37 AM   #1 
  - If voting was effective, it'd be illegal. n/t  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-09-11 09:38 AM   #2 
  - Well, I disagree. Specially in local elections. There have been taxes enacted on a vote of  sinkingfeeling   Nov-09-11 10:39 AM   #12 
  - I remember a time when people got the crap kicked out of them for trying to register folk to vote.  struggle4progress   Nov-09-11 12:03 PM   #20 
  - I don't understand it either.  HappyMe   Nov-09-11 09:40 AM   #3 
  - Then they become teabaggers.....  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-09-11 09:43 AM   #6 
  - I have noticed that same phenomena  NNN0LHI   Nov-09-11 09:44 AM   #7 
  - I've understood it better in the last decade.  mmonk   Nov-09-11 09:42 AM   #4 
  - I was just going to post something similar to this when I seen this thread  NNN0LHI   Nov-09-11 09:42 AM   #5 
  - Rich folks understand voting because it works for them -  TBF   Nov-09-11 09:47 AM   #8 
  - "If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it." - unverified,  redqueen   Nov-09-11 09:49 AM   #9 
  - Sad, isn't it? How to make damned sure your opinion doesn't matter: cop a tude and don't vote.  NYC_SKP   Nov-09-11 10:15 AM   #10 
     - Agreed.  HappyMe   Nov-09-11 11:05 AM   #15 
  - Because as we have experienced, new boss = old boss.  Township75   Nov-09-11 10:18 AM   #11 
  - The illusion has to be kept alive...  Charronxyz   Nov-09-11 10:47 AM   #13 
  - you are in a political bubble. Lot's of folks just didn't know there was an election yesterday. n/t  yodermon   Nov-09-11 11:00 AM   #14 
  - How fargin hard can it be to remember the second Tuesday in November? Folk manage to remember  struggle4progress   Nov-09-11 12:34 PM   #22 
     - I have a family member who has to be at work at 6:00 am..  Fumesucker   Nov-09-11 12:41 PM   #25 
  - Thom Hartmann said that of the people who are registered  gateley   Nov-09-11 11:06 AM   #16 
  - My wife didn't vote yesterday.  Xithras   Nov-09-11 11:11 AM   #17 
  - Voting should NOT be important except for elections.  randome   Nov-09-11 11:17 AM   #18 
  - It amazes me as well....  femrap   Nov-09-11 11:18 AM   #19 
  - Me neither. I used to know a guy who boasted of it  treestar   Nov-09-11 12:17 PM   #21 
  - Somebody I know put up on her fb page yesterday "I don't want to vote"  mnhtnbb   Nov-09-11 12:38 PM   #23 
  - I imagine it's a similar feeling to what motivated this..  Fumesucker   Nov-09-11 12:39 PM   #24 
  - Democracy should happen every day, not just every 4 years  KurtNYC   Nov-09-11 12:47 PM   #26 

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