8.29.2008

doing your research

I get into politics.

I also try to make sure I don't just automatically vote my demographic. Which, I'll be honest, I catch myself doing at times.

Wikipedia is a fairly decent place to research candidates' backgrounds and takes on various issues. For example, I was very impressed by this brilliant idea of Biden's:
He would expand national service programs to high school students so that they can earn money for college by participating in public service while they are in high school.
But, on the other hand, who can argue with this bit about Sarah Palin:
Palin filed formal complaints against both Ruedrich and former Alaska Attorney General Gregg Renkes, who both resigned; Ruedrich paid a record $12,000 fine.[4]she is kool

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