I always vote, though I often feel that I have to choose between inadequate parties. So the question. Will you vote or will you abstain from voting in November?
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I respect your opinion and I hate to differ with you. But I'm not sure what you said about people being pleased with fascist regimes. What is your supporting evidence for this claim? Mussoline was executed in a most vicious way by his own citizens.
Peoplepower, when the likes of Lenin, Hitler, Mussolini, Mao zedong and Castro first came into power, the majority of the people in each of their societies just about idolized them -- and only a very few viewed any one of them as being a "bad guy."
feenix: I agree with you about when they first come into power, they are pleased, but after that, it's long term oppression that stifles them, until they have had it...look at the Arab Spring.
Peoplepower, my point is, because Americans have always largely viewed government as being "inadequate," this country has never reached the point where the people became so disenchanted they were moved to carry out a bloody revolt.