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Date Posted: 07:28:10 11/02/04 Tue
Author: H L Hunt
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In reply to: perezoso 's message, "South Park vs. Sean Penn" on 20:34:30 11/01/04 Mon

>South Park vs. Sean Penn
>Matt Stone, one half of South Park's dynamic duo,
>recently uttered, "if you don't know what you're
>talking about, there's no shame in not voting." Matt
>has a point. Although Democratic or Republican party
>leaders could care less about the intellectual status
>of those who vote "their way," there is some danger in
>just assuming that a popular vote will result in
>ethical or equitable politics. Democrats surely hope
>that uneducated, working class types vote their way,
>but if the working class vote tends to go to the GOP,
>then perhaps the implications of Stone's comment would
>be more appreciated.
>Ahh-nuld's (and earlier, Reagan's) popularity among
>the poor and working class demonstrates that voters no
>longer adhere to the old classifications, i.e., poor =
>democrat voter; wealthy = republican. In other words,
>requiring prospective voters to pass a poll test or
>possess a modicum of education might be in the
>Democrats' or third party's interest.
>The South Park duo were denounced by Sean Penn, and
>this is perhaps understandable. Even Comrade Penn
>should be aware, however, how Stone's logic can be
>viewed from a democratic or leftist perspective: if
>voters, whether poor or wealthy, college educated or
>not, continually support GOP candidates, or even
>conservative democrats, then we should question the
>voting process itself. Hopefully Kerry (and dems
>across the US) will prove victorious over Our Chief
>Commanding Redneck with DT's, but if he doesn't, then
>Dem.s might do well to rethink their innate love of
>voting and "the democratic process."
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the older I get the worse it seems
Remember the Texas oilman back in the sixties that wanted rich people to have more votes than poor people
I been thinking about hollywood technocolor historical epics, Spartacus and Marcus Aureilus. In spartacus the politicains give lip service to the gods, that is Bushies greatest threat, he is a true believer just like Osama, the last scene in Marcus where the army puts the empire up for sale at a auction.

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