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Originally posted by sonofliberty1776
reply to post by phantom150
I think only those who ACTUALLY PAY TAXES should vote. If you do not pay income taxes, you should not vote. Anybody sucking from the government teat should not vote. On SS? Welfare? Medicaid? No vote for your until you turn from leech to productive citizen.
I believe everyone has the right to vote, they paid taxes and the decisions will still affect them.
You know, maybe Robert Heinlein had it right in Starship Troopers. Only those who have honorably served on active duty in the military should vote. They have shown the ability to sacrifice and put the needs of others above their own needs.
Originally posted by Hijaqd
reply to post by sonofliberty1776
Really? Disabled by IED while protecting your liberty and unable to work but still needs to live so must collect disability (SSI) now equals no right to vote?
Originally posted by angus1745
I think anyone over 50 just needs to step back and let the people who have a firm grasp of technology and how the world works do the thinking and voting.