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Response to ewagner (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 12:17 PM

1. "There you go again." - Read on...

 

I was a few months short of voting in 1980, but I watched the debates and knew the issues and expected a front page article on Reagan's lies. The Washington Post had a four paragraph article on page A-10 that, in the last paragraph, stated "Reagan made a minor mistake in his rebuttal". If I wasn't going to become a Democrat before that, it solidified my choice.

One of my best friends (1978) and the best man at my wedding helped create the computer map they used in 1980. He regrets that now. It set in a sense of apathy west of EST and Democrats stayed home. The drive to be the "first to predict" is detrimental to our election process.

Besides, we can't know what the results are anymore. The Diebold/PES/SG&G machines determine everything. There's no such thing as a recount anymore.

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