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Voting is a Right, Not a Duty

Cindy35 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 1:49 PM
I cannot fathom how someone could say it is not your duty to vote. Yes it is our right but those rights have been paid for with many lives and shed blood. That makes it a duty. As a responsible citizen we must be informed and not take that duty lightly. In the past one could vote party lines and maybe even vote for the good looking candidate and it would still be ok for America. That may not be true anymore. One must insure they are voting for the America they want and not what someone wants to transform it into. We do not have perfect candidates so we have to decide between the two that are before us. I am voting for morals and for America, so I will vote for Mitt.

IF YOU'VE HEARD IT ONCE, you've heard it a thousand times: It's your civic duty to vote. Between now and Election Day – unless you're planning an extended session in a sensory-deprivation tank – you'll no doubt hear it again. And again.

Don't believe it. It's not your duty to vote.

Not that I'm against voting. I was 9 when I first saw the inside of a voting booth. It was Election Day, 1968. My father took me with him early in the morning when he went to vote and let me pull the lever for his candidate -- Hubert H....