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Blog entry by Greg3G posted 2086 days ago 1153 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As a Veteran, I would encourage every citizen to go vote. My Brothers-in-Arms have shed their blood to give and maintain this right; you owe it to them to participate in the system for which they gave their lives.

IF you don’t vote, don’t complain.

This messages in no way endorses any particular candidate or party
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-- Greg - Charles Town, WV



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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 2086 days ago

Thank you Greg for your service to our country, as well as reminding us why to vote!

That’s where I’m headed now.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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oldskoolmodder

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#2 posted 2086 days ago

I woke up at 5:30 this morning, laid in bed for an hour, and boy was that a mistake! By the time I got in the room, I’d waited 1 hour and 45 minutes. Not complaining at all. I was # 181 @ 7:55 and that’s more than we usually get in a whole day. It truly was an amazing sight to see, SO MANY people out exercising their right. Be informed when you go!

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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Douglas Bordner

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#3 posted 2086 days ago

I actually had a mini-nightmare about voting last night. This seems to have been the longest pre-election season in memory, and it’s so important. I’ll be bugging out (the fact that it’s a balmy day in November in Nebraska has a bit to do with this also) to vote as soon as I can get my work done today.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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bhack

348 posts in 2316 days


#4 posted 2086 days ago

What a wonderful right we have. Just returned from Voting. I totally agree with Greg. I will be 64 in January and have voted in every election, that includes local, state and federal, since I became eligible to do so. I love and honor the privliege!

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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darryl

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#5 posted 2086 days ago

I stopped in and took care of business on the way to work this morning.

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Richard Williams

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#6 posted 2086 days ago

Hi Greg. You’re right buddy. We should all vote no matter who you like. I did vote with the early voting we had here in Nevada. I don’t think I could stand on those very long lines that I have seen on the news. I believe we need to assess our ideas on how we vote. Perhaps with poper verification we could do it on line or even with a mail in like we were allowed to do here. Take care Buddy.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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lazyfiremaninTN

528 posts in 2549 days


#7 posted 2086 days ago

I waited till 10am and was in and out in 5 mins.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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Douglas Bordner

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#8 posted 2086 days ago

Whew. It’s in the Ballot Box. I didn’t take the time this morning to express my gratitude for your service this morning, Greg, so I thought I’d stop back by to say thanks – to you and all who have served the country in the armed forces.

I have never taken this glorious right and responsibility lightly. And as a Topekan by birth (as in Brown vs. The Board of Education) I’m proud that our nation has progressed sufficiently that a person of quality can run for President regardless of the color of his skin. Both our candidates are outstanding. I will be satisfied with the outcome of the election come what may, but this truly is a historic day in the USA.

Now back to butchering wood.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Rustic

3126 posts in 2192 days


#9 posted 2086 days ago

What branch Greg? USMC here. OOORAH!!!!!

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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mmh

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#10 posted 2086 days ago

What ever the outcome of today’s results, I’m glad to see there is so much interest in our election. In years past there seemed to be a blase’ attitude towards the candidates. This election has surely stirred up some interest! We are very priviledged to have the freedom of choice. Make it work! Participate! Vote!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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John Gray

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#11 posted 2086 days ago

My wife and I voted at 2:30 this afternoon.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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Texasgaloot

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#12 posted 2085 days ago

Let me add my voice in thanking you and all of our veterans for keeping my family and I safe!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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