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Vogon_Glory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-25-11 08:18 PM
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I Heard My First Tom Leppert Republican Senatorial Primary Commercial
I heard my first Tom Leppert Republican senatorial primary commercial today. Leppert, like most Texas Republican ultras, trots out the usual right-wing cardboard-cutout bogeymen he holds responsible for the recession: "career politicians," trial lawyers, "excessive regulation," "excessive taxation," blah, blah, blah.

It is a crying shame that it is this minority of hard-right reactionaries so out of step with the sentiments of the majority of Texas citizens who gets to set our state's agenda--because all too many Texas residents either vote for the prettiest candidate or don't bother to vote at all.

It's time that non-voting Texans realize that right-wingers operate on the basis that silence means consent. The non-voters' non-participation in Texas election is seen by right-wingers as a green light for Texas ultra-conservatives' most regressive policies and legislation.
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efhmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 02:07 PM
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1. Many feel that they don't have a voice.
And until they vote, they won't.
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