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Connie Schultz

Page history last edited by Capri 6 years ago

Connie Schultz did write the viral our debt to the community organizers known as suffragists, and it was reposted on suffragewagon.org with an encouragement to spread it.

but the suffragist movement is long over, or should be. It isn't necessary to keep on about how badly women were treated and all the stuff the suffragists went through to make it better, not that they were even really as heroic as all that, and certainly not cool to use that as a "Rah rah, now women, you all get out there and vote because there was once a time when women weren't allowed to vote!"

Besides, considering how democrats are always trying to tell various groups such as women "You are victims and we can fix that if you let us." I don't exactly trust the motives of the re-emergence of this viral. Do you really want me voting - for who i believe in, even if it isn't Obama? Or are you sure that I'll do the right thing by you and vote for the partisan candidate you like better, because you think that party cares more about women?

Yes, for the record, Connie Schultz is a democrat.

The reasons I wouldn't vote in a US election have nothing to do with gender, or being too busy or thinking I don't matter etc. and whatever else this piece tries to assume.

I wouldn't vote democrat because there are too many things on their platform I detest. I wouldn't vote republican because there are too many things on their platform that I detest. so unless and until those two parties get their act together, I'm not getting on board, and gender has absolutely nothing to do with it.

As for how I feel about voting elsewhere, well, that's between me and God, but strictly speaking about the US party system, I wouldn't vote for people and platforms I don't believe in just because I'm a woman and women had no rights before suffrage came along. Nor do I believe my refusing to vote will roll back the clock to the early 1900's and earlier.

I am living in and for today, looking to the future. I refuse to let anyone tell me I must do this or that because I am a woman and inherently a victim.

I am not a victim.

I will exercise my right to vote or not to vote. I will remain true to myself and not allow anyone, male or female to lead me around by the nose because they have big gender issues.

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