[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.
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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