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Woo Hoo... I win ! I voted today !

Want to be a winner too ? Get your butt out there and vote. It doesn't matter who you vote for... what matters is that you get out there and participate.

Wink

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I suggest waiting, just in case. Don't....

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...take a chance on tossing your vote away for the wrong person.

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How long were you in line?

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Did your ballot have many/any propositions on it?

If so how many?

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Welcome to the club!

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Getting that "I Voted" sticker felt good, didn't it?

The weather has been good except for 2 days. Some parents have taken advantage of the Saturday poll hours to introduce their children of ages who can understand to the voting process while in line. They go over the use of the sample ballot, talk about what the different offices do, etc.

In Florida, 18 year old high school students have studied government, registered to vote, and have been taken to the polls to vote, They may very well have been the most informed ones there.

My state had logged over a million early voters. its going to be heavy Tuesday unless there is an ice storm, which cold keep some people away. That in itself is a strong argument for early voting.

Angeline
Speakeasy Moderator

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IF you register with ACORN

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They could probably find somewhere for you to vote early.

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They don't canvass in my neighborhood.

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Must be trying to get out another type of votes.

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Don't let Ebenezer Ed spoil your moment

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I always feel very proud to have participated in the process after I vote (I did it last week by the way).

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Very well reasoned!!

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Do you have anything meaningful to say, or is insulting me all you can manage?

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You have to actually open the post, Ed....

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...and not just read the subject line. I thought the body of my post was "meaningful" as was the original post. You are free to disagree.

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I read it.

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I stand by my comment, totally.

Too bad you couldn't address what I said.

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you are the one

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who started out being insulting.

Your arrogance is astounding!

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You don't know what you are talking about.

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But that is NOT a surprise.

YOU can talk to ME about arrogance???!! Hahahaha!

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(NT) Rick is correct. This sub-thread is closed.

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I voted last weekend

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It was a nearly two hour wait in a slow moving line but quite an education. Of course there are restriction as to how close supporters (or detractors) of candidates or issues can stand near a polling place. There was no shortage of these while we waited outside the building in a line that wound down a main street sidewalk. There was a gentleman handing out leaflets with a names of all the democrats running for office just in case someone wanted to vote that way but had no idea who was running. How nice of him to help the clueless. Happy I saw no such leaflet for Republicans or Independent candidates.

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Just ask loudly,

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"Is there one big button I can push when I'm up there to insure I vote for all the Republicans?"

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No buttons...paper ballots

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We had to fill in little ovals with a pen. There were 6 or 8 presidential candidates on the ballot with the two major ones scattered among the rest rather than being listed first. While looking around at the crowd, I wondered if any of them couldn't read well enough to figure out who was who. I have to wonder how long it will be before candidates are allowed to create personal logos and have these placed beside their names on ballots for those with "literary" impairments.

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LOL, the Republicans

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(NT) Just once???

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Depends.

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Republicans are only allowed one vote. If you go to vote for Obama there seem to be fraudulent organizations that can make you vote more than once.

Kees

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In some places....

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(NT) Why would ACORN do that???

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are you impugning his integrity?

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or just surprised at someone voting only once?

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I'm just asking a question.

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Don't you have some of your own post to go reply to, James?

Wink


Dan

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you're always asking questions.

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Don't you ever have any answers?

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(NT) Yes.

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In answer to some of the questions...

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President Bush stated very clearly that freely held elections are a victory for Democracy. If you vote... you are a winner.

There were some bond issues and a couple of legislative issues to be voted upon.

About 20 minutes from the time I walked in, to the time I walked out.

Yes, I felt both happy and humbled to be able to vote. First US election I voted in was 1980, when I voted for John Anderson.

Just for giggles... I thought about going back tomorrow morning and asking the folks at the polling place if it was too late to change my mind about the ballot I cast today. I highly doubt they will let me have a "Do Over". Wink

God bless each and everyone who cares enough about their country to participate in a rare privilege such as a fair election. The process is as important as the result. When you cast your vote, you honor the memory of every person who ever gave up their life for this country, as well as anyone who ever sat in a jail cell for months and years, suffered under a torturer's ministrations, or were murdered just because they wanted the mere ability to cast a vote.

Happy

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"Do overs"

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It's a little-known fact that Al Smith wasn't the first Catholic to run for Pres. Decades earlier, a Tammany hack pulled a Palin and got into the fray, against all odds. Many of his followers were intellectually challenged- but they were alive- and mis-voted the first time. Although Mulligan protested ...

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Get out... Mulligan? Really ?

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Heck, you're gonna make me look it up, aren't you...

Grin

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Man, I know it, and

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I don't even golf! Happy

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"President Bush stated very clearly ..."

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Ha! Since when are you following HIS lead?

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