The poor should be banned from voting
The richest 10% should be banned from voting
The top 1% should be banned from voting
Only the middle class should be allowed to vote
I'm open to suggestions.
The point is that the value of voting needs to be realized through some sort of personal sacrifice.
It's pretty well known that most people who get something for free, on a consistent basis, value it very little.
A classic economic argument.
I was discovering that life just simply isn't fair and bask in the unsung glory of knowing that each obstacle overcome along the way only adds to the satisfaction in the end. Nothing great, after all, was ever accomplished by anyone sulking in his or her misery.
I care absolutely NOTHING for what the far right professes to believe through their words. I put total value in their actions. And their actions are to lay groundwork and a foundation to strip the poor of their voting rights. The responses of the right here are evidence of that.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
Disclaimer: I do NOT buy into the whole "slavery" rhetoric, but if people are going to use it, at least be consistent.