Alright, it’s election day, so let’s take a gander at a sample ballot from my great state of Alabama. I have no intention of voting, but let’s just take a quick look at what our options are:
Governor: Ron Sparks(D) or Robert Bentley(R)
Lt. Governor(whatever that is): Jim Folsom, Jr.(D) or Kay Ivey(R)
U.S. Senator: William Barnes(D) or Richard Shelby(R)
U.S. Representative: Spencer Bachus(R) (the only one listed)
State Senator: Wallace Wyatt, Jr.(D) or Del Marsh(R)
…[a bunch of other people]…
When you look at a ballot like this, think about what you are actually participating in. Someone you don’t know has given you a list of a half dozen names. And you are expected to decide from amongst these names who is going to rule over you and decide the course of your life. From whom or from where do these people derive that right? Who are these people anyway? I don’t like anybody on this list. I never voted for any of them in the primary, so why do I have to do whatever they decide?
I’m supposed to decide between a man that wants to take a lot of my money and freedom away, and another guy who wants to take even more of my money and freedom away?
I choose not to participate in this phony charade we call voting. Don’t blame me. I didn’t vote.