Fantastically – the “right to vote” is conferred on every
Of course, there are some restrictions! I mean, they don’t let children vote, non-citizens aren’t allowed to vote (though some suggest they might, thanks to motor-voter bills in many states) and often, the mentally deranged are precluded from voting.
The perceived right to “universal suffrage” is indeed based on a capacitance -err I mean capacity or should say incapacity issue. And excepting those low barriers to entry, nearly all above 18 are allowed to vote.
“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less…any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind… “
Just as Donne expressed that we are all connected, so too are the consequences of our votes! No vote is cast in a vacuum; each vote either reinforces or dilutes every other vote. The consequences of each vote extend beyond the single voter to the entire voting public.
In this context, I present the following video (hat-tip
Here is the link refernced in the video: http://howobamagotelected.com/
As the video clearly demonstrates – we do have a voting problem in the
Of course there is a remedy; but, what would yours be?