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Monday, November 1, 2010

Voting

Caitie posted on her blog about voting tomorrow. We went to the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on Saturday, and other than the resulting foot pain I have, had a fantastic time. What you saw on TV wasn't half the energy and excitement felt by us there. If you've never been a part of a crowd of 250,000 people, I highly recommend trying it sometime. It's a pretty amazing experience.

Anyway, the Rally impressed even more on my mind the importance of voting tomorrow. Regardless of your affiliation, we live in a representative republic. That means that in order for your voice to be heard, you need to make it heard with a flip of a lever or a check of a box or the pushing of a button on election day. Not voting is akin to saying you're OK with the status quo, whatever that might be, and choosing to NOT be a part of the process. Not voting robs you of the right to complain. Not voting lets puppies die.

So please, whatever your affiliation, get out tomorrow and make your voice heard. I know I don't have a large readership, but maybe I can get linked on someone else's blog (if nothing else to save the poor puppies), and if I can get ONE person who would not have gone out to vote otherwise to do so, I will have been a success.

3 comments:

  1. I live in the DC Metro area and couldn't go - not as much coverage as I had hoped. (we had company that were older people so couldn't even drag them there) Glad to hear it was as good as I had hoped!

    I love it - don't vote puppies will die.
    I am stealing that - just so you know.

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  2. I couldn't go but followed what happened. Great blog and post!

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