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This is not really a diary, so much as an entreaty, a blunt plea and a personal pledge issued for the sake our lives, our children's lives and the sake of the Nation. I have to say this outloud and tatoo it onto cyberspace.

Except for those cognitively and emotional impaired either through religious indoctrination or physical ailment, the evidence is obvious. A vote for a Republican equals a vote for anarchy and dysfunction, it's an approval of inequality -- social and economic, it is sanction for suffering and pain, an endorsement of hate and vitriol.

The hard proofs are there that nothing good, healthful, uplifting, or loving comes from Republicans. The Republican Party is a malignancy, it is to the nation what ebola is to a body.

I hereby pledge that for the remainder of my life, I shall never, ever, vote Republican for any office in any election. Ever.

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