The Most Important One #FridayRecommends

Only one recommendation this Friday, because it’s the most important one. IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! Do you get the impression that I think this is important? Good, good.

When I was in junior high school, I had to take Civics. It impressed me deeply. I registered to vote as soon as I was old enough, and I’ve voted in every election since. I haven’t always voted wisely, but I’ve always voted.

Why?

BECAUSE IT’S IMPORTANT. It isn’t only important that you vote FOR or AGAINST a candidate or proposition, it’s also important that you exercise your right to fucking VOTE!

Here, let these survivors of a school shooting tell you about it:

So, yeah. Register to vote. Then vote. Or, as John Adams put it: “Now, VOTE, dammit!”

A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Imagine being told you are not allowed to vote.

MA

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  1. Alicia Butcher Ehrhardt
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    September 28, 2018 at 4:36pm

    Done – but will have to keep goosing the spouse as the last day to register is also the day our extended taxes are due.

    Also, I did it online – and always worry when they say it may take 4 weeks to get the card, by which point it will be too late if it didn’t work.

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      Marian Allen
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      September 29, 2018 at 7:41am

      Goose that spouse, Alicia! Hope the card comes in time. If it doesn’t, check online and see if you’re registered okay, even if you don’t have the card.

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