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2A fence sitters.

Discussion in 'Activism Discussion and Planning' started by xxjumbojimboxx, Aug 15, 2013.

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  1. Queen_of_Thunder

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    And it will stay that way until people get off their backsides and get involved. You can't win the lottery if you don't buy a ticket.
     
  2. btg3

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    Perhaps we have already done so. The source is debatable, but consider the following:

    "A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, which is always followed by a dictatorship."

    Oh! You meant other people???



    ^^^ If you do buy a ticket, you can win the lottery! It's just wildly unlikely. http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-11/dismal-odds-winning-lottery-infographic
     
  3. SleazyRider

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    Majority rule?

    New York traditionally has the lowest percentage of voter turnout. Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, for example, won over 62% of the vote ... but only 24% of the voters turned out IIRC.

    This is why we're in the state (condition) we're in.
     
  4. zorro45

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    One election day I was feeling lazy about voting but I went anyway. While I was in line someone wheeled in a young emaciated guy in a wheelchair covered with a blanket, no older than 25. The crowd parted to let them to the head of the line. He didn't look good, and I'm sure it was his last time to vote. From then on I figured if that guy could make time to vote then so could I, and I think about him every time I go to the polls. Also I think about the 75% of the world's population who don't get to vote like we do.
     
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