The View From The Middle: Dead Men Tell No Tales, But Often Vote

Posted: November 2, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Your vote, is it a right, a privilege or a responsibility? The short answer is "yes," it is all three. It is a right guaranteed to all citizens by the 15th, 19th, 24th and 26th amendments to the Constitution. It is a privilege we are all blessed with because we were born or became a citizen in a country that honors individual rights over the whims of the government (at least for now). And, it is a responsibility that our Founders expected us to exercise with thoughtful wisdom.

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