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      09-29-2012, 04:25 PM   #23
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See my signature quote.

No file a tax return, no vote.
Taxes is critical, and, if I may be so bold, perhaps a couple of more:

-Property owner
-Veteran
-Literate

Of course that would take the number down to about 1% of the population.
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      09-29-2012, 09:10 PM   #24
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Sorry guys, I don't agree with this. I do believe it is a very un-American as well. This sort of system would surely act to consolidate power among a privileged class. That is exactly the kind of thing the founders of this country were getting away from in the nation's infancy. What I mean is, while women couldn't vote and slavery was still a thing back then, the spirit of the constitution was to promote true democracy and has since done that. While I agree that most people choose their vote for the wrong reasons, everyone's vote should still matter despite who they are. Everyone deserves a voice no matter how stupid that voice sounds.
I would have to question who taught you your history. That's not what our founding fathers wanted by any stretch. I think i understand your opinion though, that everything the government does affects all people in the country and that everyone in the country should have a say in who's running it. A valid point indeed.

Do you have issue with convicted felons not being able to vote?
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