[Homestead] vote for Obama or you are a racist
akkabhomestead at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 18 14:23:50 EDT 2008
Lynn, you are so right!!!
I try to tell people this all the time. People are just too worried about"throwing away their vote" Our whole society conditions us to want to support winners to the point that people don't think anymore. Sometimes, what is good for the country short term is not good for the country long term.
> In a message dated 9/18/2008 8:35:02 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> lynnw1366 at hotmail.com writes:
> If everyone who didn't like either of the major party candidates would
> actually vote for someone they DID like, we could turn this country
> around in a few elections. I can't tell you how many people I talk to
> who like Ron Paul, for example, but never even considered voting for him
> because he "didn't have a chance". They settle for the 'lesser of the
> major party evils', and that's what they get.
> By voting for a third party candidate who stands for what I believe,
> I've been accused more than once of "giving" the election to someone I
> didn't even vote for, and it's that attitude that keeps us stuck with
> the status quo (besides, since popular vote doesn't count, once a
> candidate wins my state, my one additional vote wouldn't mean anything).
> The revolution won't start until We the People vote it in, but people
> don't have the guts, so get the government they deserve.
> Lynn Wigglesworth
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