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Voting Rights

OCT 24

 The Election

  posted by Sheila Parks on October 24, 2008 3:49 as Voting Rights

The election is almost upon us and the electronic voting machines are having troubles all over the place.  How did we ever get to this place, that a privatized electronic voting machine industry controls our votes.  When I think of and remember all the people who have died to get the vote, and now this mockery of the most basic of our rights, I am filled with rage and grief.  And then I ask myself, what is the next right thing that I need to do, the next right step that I need to take.  And I act.  That helps me a lot to keep the despair away and to keep faith that good does win, even though sometimes not in my time frame.  I read somewhere - if anyone has information on this, please contact us -  that the women suffragists took the symbol of the giraffe for their movement, ...
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OCT 15


  posted by Sheila Parks on October 15, 2008 3:41 as Voting Rights

Welcome to the Center for Hand-Counted Paper Ballots. I am so glad you are here.  I am intending to write regularly.   SP

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