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The Supreme Court Fight is On. The Divide Worsens


#2691

This comment is very underrated.


#2692

They already know, and do care. Approximately 50% of eligible voters vote in any given election. People are trying to mandate voting to do away with the “none of the below” option.


#2693

When you say people do you mean politicians or some other group?


#2694

I’m kinda growing fond of replacing Columbus day with Voting day in the national holiday count (think I saw socialist whatshername say it. Barf).

Imagine the amount of power shift if voting day wasn’t such a clusterfuck.


#2695

I think the people who want to vote, vote anyway.

I’d like to see everyone pay his/her entire tax bill at the polling place prior to casting his vote. If you do not wish to vote, stay home and don’t pay. If you want to vote without paying, you should have stayed home.

Edit: I think I’d also like to see those voting for anyone that doesn’t win receive a full refund, if they agree to not vote in the next election.

*Obviously, this would most likely require some changes in the period of time for which government needs to budget(LOL).


#2696

Would staying home (not paying taxes) also invalidate you from receiving the biproduct of tax funds? I’d actually probably be down with a concept like that.


#2697

Absolutely.


#2698

What about those who are getting a refund? Those who don’t even need to file?

Would Trump be allowed to vote under those conditions?


#2699

Why Columbus Day? That’s racist. Why not have it on the weekend? And have mobile voting booths.


#2700

You don’t have to put Voting Day in its exact place. But to keep the number of federal holidays the same.

:+1: to the mobile voting booths


#2701

Don’t pay=Don’t vote
If you care enough to vote, you better be able to pay something. If you’re unable to earn anything(or budget well enough to pay your taxes), why in the world would anyone want you making decisions?

I would think so. Is it your belief that Trump doesn’t have to pay taxes?


#2702

He’s going to release his tax returns any day now.


#2703

An adult high school or college student who doesn’t work.


#2704

It appears you were answering a question with that response. I asked two, in the post to which you responded:

  1. If you’re unable to earn anything(or budget well enough to pay your taxes), why in the world would anyone want you making decisions?

  2. Is it your belief that Trump doesn’t have to pay taxes?

I’ve tried asking myself both questions and then giving your response. It makes no sense in either case.


#2705
  1. Just because someone is not earning anything does not mean they are unable; he just might not need to. An 18 year old might not work but he could, in theory, get drafted. Just because someone is unable to earn anything doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be part of the process. Someone who is disabled, for example. The people in DC sure as hell can’t budget and they are making decisions.

  2. That was a joke. Although I wouldn’t be surprised if Trump believed he shouldn’t have to pay taxes.