Democracy in this country...

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    Democracy in this country is just sort of eye candy imho. Dig into it guys. We've got some weird democracy actually. And I'm now facing real problems in my family due to it. My grandpa, a Vietnam vet, rather an aged and sick man, was suspected as a non-citizen in that voter purging program here in Florida as you should know. That "awkward gaffe" (the officials put it so for us) hurt him so strongly that he was taken hospital with a sudden heart attack.
    Don't you think voting is just transforming into some show unfolding before our eyes in this country reputed to be acme democracy in the world? What's up actually? The Republicans in Florida have been making the voter rolls up to their liking, wella.... in the proportions they need! And I'm dead sure now there was no gaffe relating my grandpa John. He's just a big fan of Democrats, which can't make Republicans happy. That's it! They just found the way to exempt both my grandpa and his like from the voting process! They did it rather cynically, I should say.
    And how is it going to be next time, I wonder? Kicking some voters out of the country or putting them into prisons or what.....?
     
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    When was the last time he voted?
     
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    If Grand Pa is having a problem getting proper ID, quit whining and take the time to help him straighten out the problem. :)
     
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    Yawn...

    Sounds like a bunch of rubbish

    1) We do not have a democracy, we have a republic
    2) Nobody has been making up voter rolls
    3) Anyone exempted would be found to not be a citizen, a felon, etc.. you know, those who are actually ineligible to vote and should not be on the voter rolls to begin with
    4) Your next leap is absolutely ridiculous

    Make up a better story and rant next time
     
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    We don't live in a democracy, we live in a republic that has an increasingly dim view of democracy. It's already gone so far that these fine Americans around here think that democracy is some commie thing that only democratic commies like.
     
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    Damn good thing this is a republic then......Our schools keep spiting out fucking dummies who dont know what our own country is.
     
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    Yes Hitler hated democracy too. He felt that the masses were too stupid to know what's good for them.
     
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    I wonder how much the OP got paid to post that. (If the OP isn't a bot)
     
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    You do know socialist does not mean republic too right??????
     
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    You do know that a country calling itself a republic is no guarantee of freedom unless democracy is protected don't you? Germany was a republic as well as the Soviet Union.
     

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