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Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Black Ink By Mail

I voted.
Did you?
I think the US should adopt a policy similar to Australia, where people are fined if they don't vote.


9 Comments:

  • At Wednesday, November 08, 2006 7:17:00 PM, Blogger Phoebe said…

    Me too.

     
  • At Wednesday, November 08, 2006 9:06:00 PM, Blogger JoeinVegas said…

    Maybe it would be better if they were beaten if they voted incorrectly (I.E. differently than me). Stupid twits.

     
  • At Friday, November 10, 2006 10:11:00 PM, Blogger doug said…

    I didn't vote but I was put on an Oregon ballet and received one vote.

     
  • At Saturday, November 11, 2006 7:25:00 PM, Blogger Phoebe said…

    Needing conversation right now. So I'll pretend you're listening and here it goes:

    I went in to Bob the Internship yesterday to write up a section of the last issue of the paper for the year. I heard A--hole Jerk New Staff Writer on the phone loudly bragging how he doesn't ever vote because "some idiot liberal will just cancel out my vote.."

    He commenced to criticize issues I think make a lot of sense, and he used the canned conservative arguments I hear too many times over here.

    Now, I know that everyone has a right to their opinion, but I don't think he has bragging rights because he doesn't vote.

    OK. That's my cleaned-up rant sans F words and Sh-eye-tee words and so forth.

    So, like .. write something new now. It's been DAYS

     
  • At Saturday, November 11, 2006 7:26:00 PM, Blogger Phoebe said…

    Oh -- voodew -- who put you on the ballot and who voted for you?

    (still pretending people are listening to me )

     
  • At Sunday, November 12, 2006 12:03:00 AM, Blogger Ms-Chievous said…

    AND, I think the collected fines should be divided and given to our service people, tax free.

    DooDude, I live in Washington, and I don't remember your last name, but...there is always next year.

     
  • At Sunday, November 12, 2006 4:57:00 PM, Blogger doug said…

    belaja put me on the ballet

     
  • At Sunday, November 12, 2006 8:13:00 PM, Blogger Phoebe said…

    Belaja! That is a scream :) There is nobody like her.

    Oh, man, the cosmic forces that gathered us all up as friends. Remind me to thank my lucky stars :)

    Yeah -- the vets that were suckered into fighting old farts' wars should get the money.

     
  • At Tuesday, November 28, 2006 12:12:00 PM, Anonymous belaja said…

    Hey! I will post anyway even though nobody is probably reading on this post anymore. I put voodew on the ballot for an Oregon State Representative position. I knew too much dirt about the Democrat and could not in good conscience vote for any Rethuglican (a term I am stealing from Miranda). I'd just been reading a voodude post or something and was filling out my ballot (we do mail-in ballots in Oregon) and so I thought--Voodew would make an AWESOME congressman! I agree with all his positions (though I would not dare try some of them. Shut up.) So I put him in as a write-in candidate. It was an exciting race and it looked like he was going to pull into the lead there for a minute. But then they counted the second vote and he never recovered. I blame myself. I should have campaigned harder.

     

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