Tuesday, November 2, 2004

Voting day...

Just a quick note here for all of you that live here in the States... If you're 18 or older and registered to vote make sure you actually make an effort to get out and vote.  That's today, November 2, 2004, folks.  I don't care what your political leanings are, who you like or dislike, the important thing is that you vote.  I have never missed a presidential election since I've been able to vote, and rarely ever miss the lesser local and state elections.  The interesting thing is that this election is shaping up to be one of the most watched from the international community that I can remember.  There is no question that this is a pivitol point in our nation's history.  Voting your conscience is very personal thing, so I don't want folks to start posting comments for or against a certain candidate or issue.  This isn't a political forum, and I won't discuss my personal convictions regarding politics.  The issue here is voting.  Not for whom or against what issue.  If you don't vote you have no business complaining about the outcome.  'Nuf said.

(stepping down off my soapbox)

Just, FYI... I will delete any politically charged comments, whether or not I agree with that particular comment.


  1. Allen,

    You've just submitted a pollitically carged post.

  2. Nice non-partisan message Allen, kudos.

  3. Kris: How so? While it can be argued that voting is a "political" thing, I prefer to view it as a civic duty devoid of "politics." Of course, had I implored the reader to vote one way or another, *then* it would have been a politically charged post ;-)...

  4. I vote on Delphi 2005

  5. Allen,

    I vote for Delphi 2005 as well

  6. Allen - thank you for this note. Voting is a civic duty. (I also think <em>working in a polling place</em> is a civic duty, but that's a discussion for another day).

    <p>The voting system in San Mateo County is much less well-thought out, and elections run much less smoothly, than in Santa Cruz County. :(


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