Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Does your vote really count?

Click the title to read an absolutely shocking article from the Yellow Dog Blog about the absolute depths to which the Republican party will sink in the effort to win even the simplest local election.

This kind of behavior really needs to end. Now! It is a cherished and valued rite of democracy to have your vote mean something. Your vote is your voice in a democracy, and even if I don't agree with you, we as a democracy are weakened if I actively suppress your vote. We have repeated examples of the Republican party using dirty tactics to suppress votes. But read that story for what really is a new low...

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