What is the #1 reason YOU vote?

Some people vote because that’s how they were brought up. Some vote for the sense of control, or at least the attempt to have more control over their future.  Others vote just because they dislike one opponent more than another and foresee a calamity if they don’t!  No matter which one of these voters you are, there’s even more to it than that, having an impact on how you vote!

If you think you know everything there is about voting, you are in for a surprise!  With all the ins and outs, ups and downs, yes’s and no’s, nobody really seems to understand politics.  Don’t believe that’s true?

Check out Wikepedia’s explanation of all the parties, but before you do, notice the headline!  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_political_parties_in_the_United_States

Now perhaps you can explain why Sean Hannity expresses his concern President Obama seems to be a Socialist!  Now that’s an interesting concept, or is it?  Why do you think people voted for Obama?  No one really seemed to know him.  The one thing he has that no other candidate has is dark skin.  He ranted and raved about “change” in practically every speech he gave.  And while he gave his speeches, and people had an auditory sense of change, they had in addition a visual sense; a black man.

The country’s economy on it’s way to Hell in a handbasket, we thought, “Hey, why not? Maybe we should try a different approach–a change!”  Now we have it, but is it the change we expected?  Just the other day, President Obama was heard on the radio stating that the recession is finally beginning to recover as the employment offices are reporting a slow in people searching for jobs.  Does this mean the others have located their dream jobs, or simply given up?

“With Wall Street reporting record profits while middle-class Americans continue to struggle in a deep recession, the announcement that William Daley, who has close ties to the Big Banks and Big Business, will now lead the White House staff is troubling and sends the wrong message to the American people,” Justin Ruben, executive director of MoveOn.org, said in a statement. –Statement from Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/06/AR2011010606607.html

So, what does our future hold?  How will you vote at the next election?  And more importantly, what is going to influence the way you vote; desperation, race, war, or how your neighbors vote?  The challenge is on, consider all the information available to you.  If you take the time to wait in line at the polls, don’t you feel it’s just as important to research who you vote for that could tie up our goverment for another four years?  Here’s something to consider– instead of “change,” why don’t we “challenge” what we already know?

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About Michelle J Brewer

Free-spirited and unwilling to let life throw a curve she can't handle Michelle hasn't done it all, but what she does do she lands on her feet with her hands in the air. Currently a writer of screenplays, she knows the only true way to benefit in her life is by sharing valuable information. Helping others grow to better their own lives, and loving it at the same time, gives her a sense of accomplishment. This blog will discuss what she is working on and how it's progressing. When you want to know more about MJ Brewer, you can check out her blog at http://2ndChanceatHeaven.com to get the inside scoop! Have fun and please volunteer your feedback!
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2 Responses to What is the #1 reason YOU vote?

  1. JD McD says:

    I vote because it is my right and my responsibility. America was founded on a constitution that guarantees our right to free speech and when we do not exercise that right we are making ourselves a victim to whatever direction others decide they want the country to go in.

    • The article was speaking a little more specifically about the reasoning behind the candidates we select, not just whether we choose to vote or not. However, I do appreciate your feedback. Did you read the article and if so, did you find any information in the article that was new?

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