[FoRK] Newsroom score: American Taliban

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Fri Aug 31 06:30:13 PDT 2012


We can then have secondary markets for voter ids, where people who don't 
care to use them can give power of "attorney" or vote in exchange them 
in for some benefit, if not cash value.

Voila, back where we started?

Greg

On 8/30/2012 10:30 PM, Marty Halvorson wrote:
> Sorry, you didn't read what I wrote.  To paraphrase myself so perhaps
> you'll understand: People that don't care about who they vote for, and
> perhaps don't even vote, won't bother to get a Voter ID, and won't take
> the time to get informed about the various candidates.  I'll give you an
> actual example:  My daughter is smart, attractive, has a college degree,
> married to a member of the United States Army, and doesn't care who wins
> any election.  She very likely wouldn't get a voter ID if one were
> required.  Yes, I'm proud of her.
>
> BTW, the above example is as valid as Lucas' example of his mom.  And I
> applaud his ability and desire to help his mom!
>
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