Update: I am NOT voting Obama or Dem; I'm simply NOT VOTING IN 2012

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  1. bucs90
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    As I stated on this forum, some issues happened over the past 2 years that made me decide to vote straight Democrat this year. It was a hard choice, but I just leaned that way more and more as the months passed.

    Well, after taking a long hard look at what I was gonna do, and reviewing the past few years in my mind........I remembered something. I'm emotionally pro-cop. And, Barack Obama befriended a man who bombed cops (Ayers). And sure, as a Christian, I believe in forgiveness for any sins. BUT, Ayers hasn't repented that. He's proud of it. And we all know about the "Police acted stupidly" comment, which disgusted me. I remembered that Barack Obama in 2008's campaign wouldnt meet with the Association of Police Chiefs. And that his Justice Department has done dozens of anti-cop actions the last 4 years.

    I can't do it.

    I can't give my vote to the Democrats this year. There is just too much bad history there.
    I can't give my vote to the Republicans this year. There are just too many worrisome trends going on in that party.

    I'm not voting this year. I support neither candidate, and neither party. Fuck 'em. I'll be at home watching ESPN's First Take and some football highlights that day. May even hit the gym. Just another Tuesday.
     
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    No you won't.

    You'll be right here, bitching and whining.

    But, no vote means your opinion is worth bupkis.
     
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    i'll alert the media.
     
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    No vote, no voice. If you don't make the effort to walk to the polls and at the very least write in a name you are giving up something precious, my precious. You have a right and a responsibility and a duty.

    Exercise it in any fashion you choose. Just do it.

    I really don't care about your politics, but if you don't vote you are wasting something that so many have given up their lives for so that you may have this privilege. Don't denegrate thier memory.
     
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    Nah. I dont come on here much anymore. A bunch of lunatics and morons......sprinkled with a few folks who can actually carry a debate.

    But Tuesday ESPN First Take is always good. I'll be there.
     
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    But what does our "voice" mean when we march to the polls and vote for any asshole they throw up so long as he has and R or D by his name?

    I think anyone who makes a conscious decision to not vote is honoring that right. If someone doesn't vote simply because they ignore politics and dont even know who is running...thats different.

    But I refuse to devalue MY vote just to toss it to one asshole or the other.
     
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    So you take the easy way out, whether it's voting or posting on USMB. You really are a lame fuck.
     
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    Don't ya hate Perry's wife?

    *hic*
     
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    Well it's now abundantly clear that you are voting for Barack Obama.

    At least according to many of the Republicans on this board.
     
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    People die for the right to vote.

    I so wish you were within my range. I'd love to hold you. My hands twitch at the thought of you.
     

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