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Even clearer: "If you don't vote, you'e a moron" - Mark's Journal
Even clearer: "If you don't vote, you'e a moron"
"Listen. I'm an American. This country, as it is at war, right now. Americans in foreign lands, and wearing uniforms representing this country, are losing their lives. Americans here in this country are losing their homes. We have two patriotic candidates, right? They both love this country, they have different ideas about what to do with it. Learn about them. Read about them. Question them. Listen to them. Then on election day, exercise your sacred right as an American, and listen to yourself."

-- Craig Ferguson

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keeyoo From: keeyoo Date: October 29th, 2008 07:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
I've adored Craig since he was on the Drew Carey Show! "You've got Biden who's all...Biden-y..." So glad he became a citizen in time for this election...
mrliburyin From: mrliburyin Date: October 30th, 2008 01:04 am (UTC) (Link)
When I first got out of college I voted out of a sense of obligation, even though I was way to cynical to believe that my vote counted. One time, when I was standing in line waiting for my turn, there was a guy a few places in front of me with a very thick eastern European accent. When it came his turn to vote, he became extremely excited and he had his companion take a picture of him going into the voting both. I think he may have dragged an election official into the picture with him.

It is a moment I will never forget. He was obviously an immigrant who only recently became an American citizen, and from his actions and some of the things he said, it seemed as if he never had the opportunity to vote in a free election before. In the US, many people take the right to vote freely for granted, but it is not something we should treat lightly.
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