Declaration of Independence

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Registered to Vote?

The November 2010 general election is less than six weeks away. In order to vote in the election, a United States citizen must be registered to vote at least thirty days previous to the day of the election.

The fact that we have the right to vote also means that we also have the right to not vote. We have the freedom to choose whether or not we will vote in this or any election. If we do not care enough to vote for our representatives, we do not have the right to complain about the results of the election or the actions of the elected officials.

When you are making the decision of whether or not to vote, think of the people in Afghanistan who went to the polls to vote in spite of death threats from the Taliban. How much is your freedom to vote worth to you?

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