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Vote. Simple word. Single syllable. Not much to shout about, right? First, this is your right as a citizen to make your voice heard and tell the world what you want (not what you don’t want). It is your endorsement of the person you are voting for and declaration that they are the one who meets your ideals and have the ethics to be leader of the free world.

Finally, it is your responsibility to be fully informed on those candidates. Maintain your integrity and dig deeper to keep from being manipulated by loud media voices who want to twist your vote and use your power. Otherwise, you’ve just thrown away your voice, your will and your values by listening to that loud humming noise that drowns out good sense.

I keep hearing “lesser of two evils,” as if there are only two to choose from. That’s not true. There are options. Some have had town hall meetings. Learn about these folks. This could be a chance to loosen the stranglehold of the current duopoly.

At the Republican National Convention, Ted Cruz said, “Vote your conscience.” That is likely the best call out to all people in all parties.

Doug Kaer


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