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I've never shared my political views here and I don't intend to now.  But I will share that there is no better feeling than walking away from a polling place and thinking, "Hey, I just did my civic duty.  I excercised a right that people have died to give me.  My ancestors were Cherokee Indians and I just did something they could never do.  My grandmother was born before women could vote - her mother never did."

For those of you who don't take the time, or don't see the big deal - just do it once and you'll never give up the feeling it gives you. 



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Nov. 5th, 2008 12:24 am (UTC)
You go girl! Whatever anyone's political leaning it is SO important to vote, for all the reasons you mention :)
Nov. 5th, 2008 01:53 am (UTC)
Thanks, I just felt like cheering for myself a little there :) I appreciate you helping me with it *hugs*
Nov. 5th, 2008 10:56 am (UTC)
*hugs you too*

You're very welcome :)
Nov. 5th, 2008 01:35 pm (UTC)
That icon is to die for!
Nov. 5th, 2008 01:44 pm (UTC)
It's fab isn't it? By leviathan101 who has posted a bunch of new icons today *g*
Nov. 5th, 2008 12:31 am (UTC)
Totally agree here!
I may consider it "choosing the lesser of two evils" but at least I have the option.
Nov. 5th, 2008 01:58 am (UTC)
I may consider it "choosing the lesser of two evils" but at least I have the option.

Exactly. I totally felt that way about several of the races I voted in, but at least I could pat myself on the back for doing my duty.

And for the first time ever, I got DH to vote which was a huge accomplishment. *pats self on back a little more*
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