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July 31, 2004


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The paradox for me here is that, in the 50's and 60's especially, black people refused to be intimidated. They called out the racists and said "You're gonna have to sick the dogs on us to stop us."

Today, all it takes is a couple press releases for people to say "Oh well, it's too much trouble to vote and besides, who cares." I am always struck by Zimbabwe -- those people KNEW Mugabe would steal the election no matter what and still walked 20 miles to stand in line 12 hours to vote. *SIGH* If only...

Lester Spence

Among industrial democracies the United States is at the bottom of the rung as far as voter turnout I think.

Chadwick Hinkle

Goggle Gropups might be usefull for it.
Chadwick Hinkle

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