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I Take Great Pride In Voting

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    Voting Does Make a Difference

    “The ballot is stronger than bullets.” ~ Joseph A. Schumpeter quotes   "The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all." ~John F. Kennedy   "Millions of votes are thrown out in election after election in this...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Sep 22, 2009

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    Always Have

    Since I was old enough to vote, I have only missed one time & that was just a little local election.  I like having my "voice" heard.  Don't tell me that 1 vote can't make a difference, we seen it in the Bush/Gore debacle in Florida.
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    A Priviledge

    I vote in a building that people in this small rural area have been voting in for over a hundred years.  The old brick painted white building once held the community's church services, town meetings and the only school.  It is still used for town meetings and all...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    good morning ep.. I hope everyone is having a great day what do yall wanna talk about, whats on your minds please do share
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