i will NOT be Voting..

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    i have voted in every Election since 1984' i think this time i'll just sit it out.. Fuck 'em!
    Romney (or) Obumba.. not a Nickles worth a Difference.. :badgrin:
     
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    makes sense ur not voting will stop teh process.
     
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    That would be foolish. I don't really care if you want to support Romney or Obama. There are still local seats to vote for. There is still Congress and the Senate. There is no reason not to vote a third candidate as a protest for Presidency, but dont neglect your civic responsibility simply because you dont like the Presidential choices.
     
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    I can't blame someone of being sick & tired of voting for the lesser of two evils. I'll be voting alternate party, because that old phrase keeps rattling around in my little brain: "Ya can't bitch if ya don't vote!"

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    I agree to a point. But I have always disagreed with the phrase "If you don't vote you can't bitch." Sadly everything is rigged against third party candidates. I respect your decision to vote third party, but the result will be the same had you not voted at all. Until third party candidates are represented equally in debates, the media, etc. people who refuse to vote have every reason to complain if the system is setup to marginalize the people they really wanted to vote for.

    I still agree with Avatar to a degree though. There are local elections that everyone should take part in. If you don't want to vote in the national election write in random name if you can. Hell, write in your own name.
     
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    then zip your lip for the next four years for you have forfieted your right to bitch about anything.
     
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    Actually not – particularly with regard to judicial appointments and foreign policy.

    A Romney administration would appoint reactionary conservative ideologues to the Federal courts and High Court hostile to the rule of law, privacy rights, due process rights, and equal protection rights – placing our civil liberties in jeopardy.

    A Romney administration would reinstate failed Bush foreign policy predicated on the fallacy of ‘nation building’ and ‘pre-emptive’ illegal invasions of sovereign states.

    The Nation is just now healing from the devastation of the failed Bush presidency, we can’t afford a third Bush term.
     
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    I can honestly say that my right to vote has never affected my life one iota. I have gotten a few stickers but stickers worked maybe when I was in kindergarten.
     
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    We can't afford ANY term. Who the hell are you kidding?
     
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    Oh yeah, the local elections should be more than enough reason to vote, no doubt. But nationally, I just can't bring myself to endorse either one of these guys, or either party they represent. I comfort myself by knowing that no one individual's vote counts more than mine.

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