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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Voting As A "Civic Duty"? Maybe NOT!

H/T: American Thinker

AT's Selwyn Duke has another take on our "civic duty" that complements a previous post.

How much to YOU, and I, myself, know about our potential leader as they vie for our votes?

*MY* current excuse is we "just moved" to our new residence.  That that action occurred twelve months ago is irrelevant!  Right?!  ;>) 
They'll tell us that walking into a polling place and pulling a lever is our civic duty, but this isn't true. Our civic duty is to cultivate wisdom in ourselves and become conversant with the issues; the walking and pulling part is just a natural byproduct of that.  (Emphasis added - Gene)
For me, I have poor excuses.  There.  I admitted it.  OTOH, they are all I have.!    ;>) 

What I *DO* have is the ability to do a better job.  It's not yet too late to educate myself concerning not just our major candidates, but at least the secondary layer.

Let's do it together.

God Bless Ya'll !

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