Voting Is The Beating Heart Of Democracy

Tuesday November 8th 2016 is election day–not a day too soon for many of you! It’s easy to get jaded and pessimistic about our elections. I often hear people of all political stripes gripe about how corrupt politicians are, how bad their choices are and how their vote doesn’t matter. There is some truth to those criticisms. Although circumstances could always be better, remember that they also have the potential to be a whole lot worse. Democracy can be frustrating but the alternative to democracy is normally worse. It is ok to complain though–you can voice your complaint in the voting booth. Politics is much simpler than many people think—-convince enough other people of the merits of your position and […]

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