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Forum Post: Public Burnings of Voter Registration Cards

Posted 2 years ago on Sept. 2, 2012, 9:22 p.m. EST by darrenlobo (204)
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A different election boycott group has called for public burnings of voter registration cards at local polling places everywhere on this coming election day — Tuesday, November 6th, 2012. This is not only a great idea, but it’s a great opportunity for the Vote for Nobody Campaign! Unlike other election boycott groups, we’re NOT ONLY boycotting the 2012 elections but preparing to campaign against voting straight on through to 2016 minimum. That means these events will be a great chance for VFN supporters to meet new friends who might be looking for other acyivism options on November 7th. Show up with flyers and signs promoting The Vote for Nobody Campaign with our URL www.anti-politics.ws to help build a future without politics and the state! http://www.anti-politics.ws/archives/157

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[-] 3 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 2 years ago

i don't see how not voting helps...

Let's say 90% of the population stops voting. What then? What did you solve? 10% of the people will then vote.

[-] 1 points by darrenlobo (204) 2 years ago

& 90% of the people will reject being ruled. Bye, bye govt

[-] 2 points by alterorabolish1 (569) 2 years ago

Unless your idea is hugely successful, it will have the opposite effect from what you want. You will all feel helpless after the election. Completely ignored.

Vote! Vote for anyone that doesn't have a D or R next to their name and the numbers will then be counted. It would be a huge message if 3rd parties got a large percentage of the vote.

[-] 1 points by darrenlobo (204) 2 years ago

I feel ignored now. After the election I expect to feel proud that I made a stand for liberty.

BTW, I've been down the 3rd party road before as an activist. It's just another way to keep people chasing their tails rather than do something useful.

[-] 2 points by alterorabolish1 (569) 2 years ago

I feel ignored as well. I hope to feel proud after the election for making a stand to NOT vote for any D or R.

I have not been down the 3rd party road before, but I won't be chasing my tail because my time will be devoted to ending Corporatism.

[-] 1 points by Mooks (1985) 2 years ago

How is burning a piece of paper useful but voting for a 3rd party candidate isn't?

[-] 1 points by darrenlobo (204) 2 years ago

Even voting 3rd party is participation in the system. It helps them keep up the illusion of freedom & a competitive electoral system.

[-] 1 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

So a smaller number of people will determine the direction ( fate) of this country. Until both of these filthy parties are broken of their political domination nothing will change.

[-] -1 points by darrenlobo (204) 2 years ago

I thought OWS was based on the understanding that "a smaller number of people will determine the direction ( fate) of this country" We're not going to vote our way out of this. It will take other action to do that. Nonvoting is to mentally separate the people from the govt. Then they can move on to civil disobedience to end the state.

[-] 3 points by richardkentgates (3269) from Fort Walton Beach, FL 2 years ago

That is incorrect. OWS is a movement against the purchase of our government by the super wealthy and WallSt.

[-] 1 points by darrenlobo (204) 2 years ago

Same thing

[-] -1 points by April (3196) 2 years ago

Keep tellin yourself that.

[-] -1 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

I'm not sure ending the state is the answer. But ending the federal stranglehold is the answer.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (26307) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

I think you mean the elitist & CorpoRAT and corpoRATist stranglehold.

[-] -1 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

Don't tell me what I mean. Oh, how is your saint Wasserman-Shultz? Believe every word she says I'll bet.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (26307) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

Why do you raise her to saintly status? Did she spit on ayn Ryan? And did it burn him?

[-] 0 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

Thought she was your saint. Interesting how you abandon your gods so fast.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (26307) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

God has nothing to do with politics. Why would you think she is favored by me? 1st things 1st I am not a Democrat - I am not a Republican - the closest you could call me would be independent as I am only concerned with issues - not parties.

[-] 1 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

I've seen your posts from the very beginning and you are lying. Typical .

[-] 1 points by ogoj11 (263) 2 years ago

He's telling the truth, Lucky. Most of us here are neutral on election matters, but leftist politically. Surely you can understand that?

[-] 0 points by marvelpym (-184) 2 years ago

Did I missunderstand something somewhere? Isn't DK a woman? Not that it matters, it's just disconcerting to have someone's gender wrong in my head.

And DK, your state has the coolest punter in the history of football.

[-] 0 points by Lucky1 (-125) from Wray, CO 2 years ago

I fail to see how "most if us here are neutral on election matters" is anywhere close to the truth.and yes I do agree that most of you are leftists. That is a big part of the problem.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (26307) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

Who did you used to be? Cause your current profile says you have been here since 8/17/2012.

Do you - like many shills - have a problem with comprehension of the written word? R U extra blessed in your shill status to also be detached from reality?

[-] 1 points by justcause (44) 2 years ago

lol, what a dumb idea. So you are going to give up your chance to vote instead of vote for someone else. here is why, if you are so against the people in office now and you burn your voter card, you are giving up your chance to help remove those from office and letting those who like the people in office to vote for them. rofl. No wonder people ignore you.

[-] 0 points by darrenlobo (204) 2 years ago

On the other hand if I want the office abolished replacing the Bozo presently holding it does nothing. Regardless, voting only gives you the illusion of control of the govt not the reality of it.

[-] 1 points by justcause (44) 2 years ago

well you are right, you as an individual don't have much power as it is a vote from everyone but still, if you get everyone that has your view to burn their voter card, then you won't have your view even have a chance in office

[-] 1 points by darrenlobo (204) 2 years ago

Somehow I don't think an anarchist promising to phase out the govt has much chance of being elected. The system is rigged in favor of expanding the govt's power not shrinking it.