Daily Archives: November 6, 2006

Make your vote count on election day

If you’re a registered voter, it’s important to vote tomorrow. It’s easy to wonder if your vote really counts but you have to believe it does. If enough people vote, they can make a difference.

Vote yes on this proposition and no on that one, then the complete opposite telling you to vote no on this and yes on that. One medical group supports this one and one doesn’t. Big oil companies supporting a no on a proposition to raise their taxes. God forbid they lose a portion of their 75 billion dollar quarter profit. Poor smokers in this state have been screwed before and undoubtedly will be again.

Granted smoking is bad for you, but making smokers pay all these extra taxes that supposedly go to teaching non-smoking resources seems more like a form of discrimination than anything else. Like one small group of people is going to pay enough with extra taxes to fund medical care across the state, especially as large as California is. It’s going to take a lot more than that, especially with the medical expenses completely overinflated the way they are.

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