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I was not at all sure how to vote in the Alexandria City Council, but I found an article expressing the Sierra Club endorsement of Pepper, Smedberg, Fossum, Holihan, Lovain and Wilson and decided "good enough".  In the primary between Moran and Shuttleworth, I had no pangs of conscience selecting Moran without having a clue about who Shuttleworth is or what he believes in.  Seriously, if you are a democrat and want to be a congressman there are smarter ways to do it than to primary-challenge someone who has won his seat repeatedly for over 20 years and is doing a good job to boot.

Originally posted to Sharkmeister on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:15 AM PDT.

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  •  Tip Jar (4+ / 0-)

    the Clear Light is the consciousness of the quantum vacuum

    by Sharkmeister on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:15:10 AM PDT

  •  I voted at 1pm today and was the 19th (3+ / 0-)
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    Sharkmeister, Pinto Pony, oortdust

    person to vote in this precinct in the red part of Roanoke.

    There were only republicans on the ballot so I voted against George Allen (Sen) and Bob Goodlatte (R-VA06).

    "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session." Mark Twain

    by Gordon20024 on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:37:22 AM PDT

    •  Thanks! (3+ / 0-)
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      Gordon20024, oortdust, ER Doc

      I'm not sure what number I was, but there was no one in front of me around 11:30 AM.  

      They offered me a choice between the electronic "gizmo" and an optically scanned piece of paper.  I went with the paper.  They had pens to fill in the boxes and while filling in my boxes I contemplated the possibility that my pen was transparent in infra-red.  

      I suspect I will remain an incurable optimist until the end!

      the Clear Light is the consciousness of the quantum vacuum

      by Sharkmeister on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41:54 AM PDT

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    •  PS Good Mark Twain quote (1+ / 0-)
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      Reminds me of one someone recently posted on Facebook:  

      "There has been only one Christian.  They caught him and crucified him--early."

      the Clear Light is the consciousness of the quantum vacuum

      by Sharkmeister on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:45:02 AM PDT

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