[Sca-cooks] Expression of Citizenship OT

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius.magister at verizon.net
Wed Nov 8 18:01:17 PST 2006

On Nov 8, 2006, at 8:41 PM, Wanda Pease wrote:

> Ah, The benefits of living in one of the United States 3rd World  
> Countries -
> Oregon!  We voted about a week and 1/2 ago and mailed it in.   
> Nothing higher
> tech than a stubby pencil and the residual memory of being forced  
> to color
> within the lines :-).

Hey, the degree of effective technology is determined by whether they  
count them, not by how they record them.

> Looking out at the pouring rain (Pineapple Express they call it) I  
> was so
> happy not to be standing in line at my local polling place.  
> Utilizing a
> large wheeled dump truck to get through the back roads with the  
> ballots was
> also avoided. I could even wear my o -Pin- ion pin and not be asked  
> to take
> it off in the Polling place :-)  Sadly, only a 61% turn out for an  
> off year
> election, but at least we voted.
> Heavens, we let our military vote; with something other than their  
> guns, and
> they like it that way.
> Regina

I was pretty disturbed to be told, in pleasant, passing conversation  
that in a city of 8.5 million people, I was the 100th person to vote  
at my polling place at 12:10PM.


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