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Voting is a Right, Not a Duty

knochel Wrote: Oct 29, 2012 2:39 PM
From the lyrics of a song by Rush, "If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice"!
Spikeygrrl Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 7:44 PM
Ah, Rush. Great libertarian lyrics! Too bad Geddy Lee's voice is too annoying to allow anyone to enjoy them ;-)

Try some old Devo instead: Freedom of Choice, Gates of Steel...

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....