Why Voting is for the Dumb

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    EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Why Voting is for the Dumb

    For the record, I don't think voting necessarily means you're "dumb." Those are the author's words, not mine. I just think it's an interesting article.
     
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    I'm no fan of the two-party manipulation machine, but abstaining from voting is ridiculous.

    According to your signature, you're Libertarian. If that is true, vote Libertarian. No shame in saying, "Gary Johnson 2012!"
     
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    I think you all should stay home so my vote counts more.

    Afterall I am always right ;)
     
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    E-mail ballots rock, yo.
     
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    I wish I could vote for Johnson, but he's not good enough. He's demonstrated repeatedly that he doesn't understand libertarianism. He's expressed support for Guantanamo Bay Prison in the past, he supports some sort of military interventionism, thinks FEMA is an example of something government should be doing, and while campaigning to balance the federal budget has gone into debt. He was a great Governor, but I can't support him.
     
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    I am staying home, and it will have no effect on your vote whatsoever. Your vote is meaningless whether I vote or not.
     
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    Yeah, FEMA is totally government bloat until disaster hits home and it's needed.

    Just ask Chris Christie.
     
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    It's not needed, and the only thing I would ask Chris Christie is how he can live with himself after creating a shortage in gasoline by keeping prices artificially low.
     
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    The OP video: "Well-off white male says voting not important. Film at 11".

    There are no poor libertarians, and darn few woman libertarians. It's almost entirely an upper middle class white male club. When you've already got it, you don't have to worry about those who don't.
     
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    Boring.
     

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