View Poll Results: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

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  • Yes, if they're not paying into the tax base, they should not get a say in how it's used.

    72 69.90%
  • No way, are you nuts? The right to vote is fundamental. Any citizen, rich or poor, has that right.

    31 30.10%
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Thread: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

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    Re: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainCourtesy View Post
    If you live in this country and use or pay for any service that is provided by the government, it is appropriate for you to have a say in how those services are provided
    What about a say in who pays for those services? I think that's the rub.

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    Re: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

    even if the poor is permitted to vote,the money monsters go on heading the world....

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    Re: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

    Unions are definitely in that group; the problem isn't "letting" people vote, it is corrupting the process by giving anyone, or any group, a financial incentive to do so.

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    Re: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

    Are you freaking kidding me? What 5 unamerican idiots actually voted that way??? Thankfully this country will never listen to you.

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    Re: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

    A government that the poor couldn't vote for would have no moral authority to make laws that would bind the poor.

    Besides, what would the point of the change ultimately be? To take even more power from the already disempowered and give it to the already powerful? Just flat out evil for the sake of evil? Sometimes I wonder which side you guys root for when you watch Star Wars...

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    Re: Should the poor be denied the right to vote?

    Also, every person in the US pays taxes.

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