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One thing that’s definitely different about this election than all those before is the amount of data we all have access to.

Here are some of the more clever and interesting resources for the data junkies out there:

If I have more time, i’ll round up all the local and regional info.  Some of the resources above have that.  Most states and major cities have extensive websites with voter guides and historical data.

No excuse for not knowing the facts.

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I have just received for the 12th time this week a virus wannabe email that purports to say that the writer has grave concerns for this country….etc.

In response to the person of known evangelical everything [non-religious meaning] to pass on emails, I gave the following challenge: 

Nice to see your name in my inbox.

 

This has an interesting kind of evangelistic sway to it.  Softer than most but a humble chain email… in a way that reeks of “don’t blame me for the last 71/2 years!”

 

So, what do you think ______?  What are your thoughts on these statements?   How do you assess that a person who was a prisoner of war contributes to that person’s international expertise?

 

I think that writing these pieces is the best thing in the world for those that write them.  Very cathartic, don’t you agree?! 

 

They are the ones who make the effort, take a position, and expose themselves to critique.  Ultimately, they are the one’s who know what they believe, what they value and so on.

 

In comparison, what are the people doing that pass these on?  Kind of like in scene in “When Harry Met Sally” where the on-looker in the restaurant says drolly, “I’ll have whatever she’s having…”

 

I’ll make a deal with you…  If you write one, I’ll write one.  I’ll pass on mine no matter what and you can decide if you want to pass on yours.

 

Now THAT is involvement rather than being part of the ‘silent majority’!   Is it a deal?

I’ll make the same deal with anyone who cares to send less than one page on how they feel about this country and this election. 

 

 

Looking for takers, not fakers. 

 

 

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