View Poll Results: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

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  • The poor should be banned from voting

    13 76.47%
  • The richest 10% should be banned from voting

    2 11.76%
  • The top 1% should be banned from voting

    1 5.88%
  • Only the middle class should be allowed to vote

    1 5.88%
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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    Everyone who is a citizen and not a convicted felon should be able to vote.

    What Gorilla suggests is nothing more than a Roman style "slave, plebeian and citizen" type society. Sorry, but I like liberty and freedom for all men. Not something based on "lesser men" principles.
    Not at all.
    I didn't say only those who serve the community should have protected rights, I said only those who do community service should be able to vote and serve in public office.

    Nearly everyone can do some type of community service.
    All it takes is willpower.
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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    having the votes of the wealthy count more than the votes of the poor, would have a disproportionate impact on blacks and other minorities.

    thereby making such a policy..illegal.
    Like Jews? Or Asians



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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Lots of people are given more from the government than they pay in federal taxes
    So what? It was never suppose to be any other way.
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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Like Jews? Or Asians
    blacks and Hispanics.

    and if a policy or law has a disproportionate negative effect on such groups, the law is illegal.

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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    How is that Conservatives, who love FREEDOM & EQUAL PROTECTION FOR ALL, are now discussing how the poor should have a lesser vote than the rich??
    should ten people who put nothing in the pot determine how the pot gets divided against the interests for the 2 who filled it?



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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    should ten people who put nothing in the pot determine how the pot gets divided against the interests for the 2 who filled it?
    all Americans have a say in how this country is run.

    if you don't like it, go yell at Jefferson & Hamilton.

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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    blacks and Hispanics.

    and if a policy or law has a disproportionate negative effect on such groups, the law is illegal.
    this is a theoretical argument. your are cluttering it up with such a stupid comment. and you are not correct. banning felons from voting creates a huge disparate impact on blacks. Read Michelle Alexander's "THE NEW JIM CROW". She is a far far left moonbat but her theory makes a lot of sense



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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    How is that Conservatives, who love FREEDOM & EQUAL PROTECTION FOR ALL, are now discussing how the poor should have a lesser vote than the rich??
    Because they can read and understand demographic census projections of the changing of America over the next four decades. They know that by 2050, white Americans could well be a minority and they shake in dread and fear that the current White People Party - otherwise known as the GOP - will never be able to win an national election ever again in a fair vote. So they are laying the foundation for garbage like this.

    In researching corruption, the rule is FOLLOW THE MONEY. To find out what stinks in this case, just follow who is setting the stage for such a repeal and restriction of voting rights. The dots are very very easy to connect.
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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    having the vote of the poor count as only 3/5ths of the vote of the rich, is TRUE class-warfare.

    enact such a policy and I would happily join the revolution to overthrow the govt.

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    Re: Should the Poor not be allowed to vote

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    should ten people who put nothing in the pot determine how the pot gets divided against the interests for the 2 who filled it?

    depends on what you mean by nothing. Lets say one of the 10 is a disabled vet who can no longer works and receives disabilty, should he be allowed to vote?

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