posted on May, 8 2014 @ 05:59 AM
a reply to: MessageforAll
You have walked past your beheaded neighbors to vote, yes?
You have marked yourself in some irremovable way to prove to the world (and your enemies) that you voted, yes?
You have braved suicide bombs, roadside bombs, and armed mobs just to get to a polling site, yes?
The people of Iraq were given a right to vote. Many of them (my personal friends) faced more hardship in a day than many here will in their lifetimes,
all for that little bit of democracy. The very idea that they would have a say in their lives and their children's lives.
Make your comments, as is you right. You have never sweat for your rights. You have never bled for your rights. You have never sacrificed for your
But, be honest with yourself: if you knew you and your family would be killed today or tomorrow, would you still walk 10 miles in 120F and wait in
line for 8-12 hours to cast your ballot?
++Other than that bit I agree with what you said 100%++