Who Votes?

Discussion in 'Stoners Lounge' started by nirmalamaya, May 21, 2007.

  1. nirmalamaya

    nirmalamaya Member

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    Do you vote?
    Why or why not?
    Whos getting your vote in 2008?
     
  2. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

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    yes.
    because i want to support the candidates i believe in.
    kucinich.
     
  3. guitarzan_1231

    guitarzan_1231 Member

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    i dont cause im in canada but i would if i could
     
  4. swazo

    swazo i am amazing.

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    Not old enough.

    Definitely would not vote for Harper.

    What a tool.
     
  5. jimi420

    jimi420 Member

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    no, not old enough,
    wouldnt if i could, doesnt make a difference and too much work.
     
  6. young_deadhead

    young_deadhead I Love Lucy

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    i will
    because i have the right too
    dunno
     
  7. TheShow

    TheShow Senior Member

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    if all the people in the country who said their vote didn't count got together and voted it would make a difference. You people make me fuckin sick. This apathetic attitude towards everything but greed is why the world hates America.

    too much work? how fuckin lazy are you? sure maybe standing in line on election day sucks. That's why you do an absentee ballot. You never have to even put down the pot pipe except to walk to the mailbox.



    Yes i vote in all elections. Local state, national, primary. you name it i've voted in it.
     
  8. young_deadhead

    young_deadhead I Love Lucy

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    you still have register and i bet thats a lot of work
     
  9. swazo

    swazo i am amazing.

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    i hate people that think like that.

    people DIED for your right to vote.

    go smoke another blunt and act like you're making a differnece.
     
  10. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

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    just gotta fill out a form and mail it in. pretty easy.
     
  11. TheShow

    TheShow Senior Member

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    some states you don't even have to mail it in. you can walk into your dmv and talk 5 minutes and fill it out.

    IMO, voting is not just a right in America; its a civic DUTY.
     
  12. nirmalamaya

    nirmalamaya Member

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    Heh. I, sort of, agree with you TheShow, sans all the hostility.

    I also vote in every election.
     
  13. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

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    thats like saying "i hate people that think like that. people DIED for your right to bare arms. go out and buy a fucking gun now!"

    its a right. some people don't believe in voting or the importance of voting. just like some people don't believe in owning a gun or the importance of owning a gun.
     
  14. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

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    nothing takes 5 minutes at the DMV. haha. :)
     
  15. TheShow

    TheShow Senior Member

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    I do tend to get overly hostile when it comes to this subject matter. i guess its because I'm a political science student and seeing all of these apathetic individuals really impact the direction of this country disturbs me. I've always felt it should be mandatory to vote, even if you cast a blank ballot. I believe Australia requires citizens to vote or pay a small fine, but they have an option on the ballot to vote for none of the above (just like the slogan in Brewster's millions, fuckin love richard pryor).
     
  16. TheShow

    TheShow Senior Member

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    Ain't that the truth. Although if you hit the right DMV at the right time it is empty. When I renewed my license at 21 it took a total of 10 minutes.
     
  17. nirmalamaya

    nirmalamaya Member

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    you gotta get there early..

    I try to vote..always..since I was legal I have voted in every election...love it!
     
  18. TheShow

    TheShow Senior Member

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    ^^^I too love to vote at every chance. I also love the whole election fever. It makes my insides grin. We need more people with a heart like yours.
     
  19. digitalldj

    digitalldj Canucks ftw!

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    good on ya.

    i dont vote as im not registered, but thats not the main reason

    the local and city elections are such a fucking joke here where I live, i dont see the need to partake, the Liberal candidates dominate by such a landslide that even if the non-voters did get out, they could not do much of a difference

    my local riding is dominated, and run by the most useless, unknowning east indians who do not take any sort of matters that actually need to be looked at into account, and simply focus on the typical liberal matters, like public housing etc.

    conservative all the way, power to the people who make the difference in the world
     
  20. nirmalamaya

    nirmalamaya Member

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    Well, in America..
    Conservative got us Bush. Thats pretty much all that needs to be said on that issue.
     

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