On the Responsibility of Dissent in Defense of True Democracy

“…the citizen who thinks he sees that the commonwealth’s political clothes are worn out, and yet holds his peace and does not agitate for a new suit, is disloyal; he is a traitor.”
– Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

It is not enough to merely complain about failed leadership, poor governance, misguided policies, and questionable voting procedures. If we fail to engage in democracy will will surely lose it. Failing to defend the principals of democracy is an act of treason to the very idea.

To paraphrase Stalin: It is not who votes that counts, but who counts the votes.

 

Find out about the Holt Bill and then call your representatives in Congress:

Mark Crispin Miller: The Holt Bill is a Poison Pill

Nancy Tobi in the Online Journal: Congress about to “just say yes” to permanent secret vote counting

Where’s the Paper.org

 

 

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