Would YOU vote to change something that wasn't concerning your city?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ChooksinChoppers, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I think we *have* to. Just because it doesn't concern my city today doesn't mean it won't tomorrow.
     
  3. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Isn't that voter fraud if one is not registered/lives in to vote in that city? or did I miss something?
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:If it's an official election, yes. In this particular case, it's an opinion poll and the "voting site" is the newspaper.
     
  5. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    If the poll is just for entertainment then why not vote but if it is used to dictate policy on citizens then It is none of my business if it is not in my town or effect me personally. I do see the other side though but I was raised differently.
     
  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    I will not sign petitions and such for communities other than my own. The residents of that area should choose their own rules and regulations. This was just a newspaper poll though. It will simply raise awareness and give the OP and other "chicken people" an opportunity to present their case. [​IMG] I voted.
     
  7. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, thankyou! and I respect everyone's opinion on this ( as we say in Aus) "No worries mate" [​IMG]
     
  8. Britney

    Britney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If something doesn't affect me how would I know how to get involved.
     
  9. chickened

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    There is an old addage "what you don't know won't hurt you... in most cases. What did people do before global communication?
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  10. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    In Oregon we have a very large gap in the urban rural divide. The city folks in the Portland metro area vote in laws that are of no relevance to the city people like dealing with predators or fencing in cattle. The rural communities have no say when Portland spends 7 million bucks a mile for light rail that they most likely will never ride( less than 2% of the population use it) and yet are expected to fund it. Most country folks have hard feelings over these issues and really want to be left alone. There is no easy answer really.
     

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