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    Obama: Maybe it's time for mandatory voting

    Obama: Maybe it's time for mandatory voting - CNN.com

    What do you think? On the one hand, many died for our right to vote. Everyone should vote in my mind. However, should you have the right to not vote if you dislike the candidates?

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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    I think we have too many threads on this...
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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    Quote Originally Posted by OrphanSlug View Post
    I think we have too many threads on this...
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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    I have been proposing this for years.

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    Mandatory Voting

    I think voting should be like it is for the MLB All Star game. You vote online as many times as you want for a month, up to a certain amount of times a day.

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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    Mandatory voting is ****. I have to get up early to go to the polling place just to get my named ticked off a list so I can draw penises on a ballot before I go to work.
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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    Quote Originally Posted by 11Bravo View Post
    Obama: Maybe it's time for mandatory voting - CNN.com

    What do you think? On the one hand, many died for our right to vote. Everyone should vote in my mind. However, should you have the right to not vote if you dislike the candidates?
    How about Obama mandatory GTFO of the White House, the ****ing asshole.
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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    How about Obama mandatory GTFO of the White House, the ****ing asshole.
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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    Quote Originally Posted by 11Bravo View Post
    Obama: Maybe it's time for mandatory voting - CNN.com

    What do you think? On the one hand, many died for our right to vote. Everyone should vote in my mind. However, should you have the right to not vote if you dislike the candidates?
    Kind of a tuff one. I looked up the 22 countries that have this, a few in Europe, a few in the Middle East, a few in Asia, a bunch in Latin America, Mexico...............and Australia!!!!

    I get the liberty aspect, but it would seem that that may be trumped by survival, and the escape of a fascist state. Of course the GOP will be against it, for two reasons, A. It's Obama's idea and B. They don't like voter turn out and admittedly see their chances of winning elections go up as voter turn out goes down.
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    Re: Mandatory Voting

    Mandatory voting is a pretty dumb idea.

    It would be as effective as asking that ballots be printed with invisible ink.

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