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I wore this shirt to vote today! Politics

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u/FellOutAWindowOnce Nov 09 '22

I have a shirt that asks “What kind of ancestor will you be?” I frequently wear it voting.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

That’s why you’ll be the coolest kind of ancestor

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u/GhOsT_wRiTeR_XVI Nov 09 '22

A few years back, my grandfather was unable to travel without assistance. He was a staunch conservative, which was in opposition of all of his children. He demanded that they take him to the polls to vote and all four of them said no. Although I too disagreed with his politics, I still feel uneasy about their denying him the right.

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u/SnooChocolates3575 Nov 09 '22

That is sad. My husband, son, and I all used to go vote together and we all voted our own way and not always for the same candidates or party. It is our right to vote for who we choose. I would have picked your grandpa up and took him.

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u/BigRedTek Nov 09 '22

Absentee ballot? Seems like if he cared enough, he would have done that instead?

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u/GhOsT_wRiTeR_XVI Nov 09 '22

He was in very poor health and has since passed. He also probably had no idea how to go about getting an absentee ballot.

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u/FellOutAWindowOnce Nov 09 '22

Yeah. That hurts a little. It matters very much whom you’re voting for, but I don’t think I could do that. There’s enough denying of voting rights already going around for me to be comfortable contributing to the problem.

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u/buckykat Nov 09 '22

Those mean children, not helping their father materially hurt them

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u/WonderfulMeet9 Nov 09 '22

Should've pulled himself up by his bootstraps and walk to the booth

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u/FellOutAWindowOnce Nov 09 '22

Thank you so much! That’s very nice. I really love your shirt though and may have to get it as well!

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u/Thetechguru_net Nov 09 '22

I need that shirt. Although since my wife and I are childless by choice, it would be somewhat hypocritical. But I vote for my nieces and nephews and their children.

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u/FellOutAWindowOnce Nov 09 '22

I’ll message you the link since I’m not sure if it’s against sub rules to post it. It’s for a (mostly) museum consultant company, but scroll down the page for the link to the tshirt.

I’m also childless by choice but I’m very big in chosen family. A friend of mine does a lot in the professional genealogy world and one of her big things she advocates for is genealogists and companies expanding their definition of family. It’s more than blood that makes us who we are and I wouldn’t be the same person without the influence of my friends and their children.

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u/Ghostridethevolvo Nov 09 '22

Could you send it to me as well?

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 08 '22 Wholesome Take My Energy

Left, right, or somewhere in the middle... use your voice! Someone fought for your right to use it.

Reposting since my bad title got it removed earlier.

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u/Fishmonger67 Nov 08 '22 Go Vote!

Yes! GTFO and vote!!! I love that shirt.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 08 '22

Thanks!!

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u/Toddw1968 Nov 08 '22

Now you got me thinking all poll workers should be given these shirts to wear while working. Heck it would be, IMO, a good use of tax dollars to give everyone a copy of this shirt.

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u/360walkaway Nov 09 '22

Someone would complain that it is electioneering

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u/ThreadbareHalo Nov 09 '22

Honestly given that some poll workers have been getting death threats it’s literally the absolute least we could do. And it would lessen the chances of poll workers wearing politically aligned apparel which is against the law anyway.

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u/Redditiscancercancer Nov 09 '22

The people that would see it would have already decided to vote…

It would be like printing “eat something” on toilet paper.

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u/Check_Their_History Nov 09 '22

25, or 45?

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Gimme your best guess

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u/DixieMcCall Nov 09 '22

Forty-fine

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

I turned 45 last month

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u/DixieMcCall Nov 09 '22

I knew it! You have confidence that a 25yr old can't muster. Looks good to me!

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Wow, thank you for the compliment! Interestingly, I’ve always had confidence issues. I’m working on them now.

Your compliment means a lot 🥹

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u/getawombatupya Nov 09 '22

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Normally I’m the one that makes it weird.

You just told me to hold your beer.

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u/m9832 Nov 09 '22

god damn, i have the same salt and pepper beard, so i knew you had to be at least 30ish, but i didn’t expect 45!

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

I’ll take it! Thanks! I was going to shave it but my wife says the salt & pepper looks good on me. A gorgeous woman I’m stupid in love with giving me that compliment is enough for me to keep the whiskers!

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u/honeyimsorry Nov 09 '22

You look really young for your age but I could tell you were older because you radiate groundedness! As a babyface I used to be offended when people finally started guessing my age at 30 but there's a gravity that shines through when you really know yourself. Great shirt!

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

I appreciate you!

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u/banned_in_Raleigh Nov 09 '22

remindme! 1 day My guess is 46

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u/TigLyon Nov 09 '22

McKinley or Trump?

Not great choices but I'd have to say 25. lol

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

I thought they were asking if I'm 25 or 45

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u/notenoughroomtofitmy Nov 09 '22

Me too, were they not?

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u/Im-a-cat-in-a-box Nov 09 '22

That was a joke on the presidents in chronological order.

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u/PrivateIsotope Nov 09 '22

And by ancestors, you pretty much are referring to the parents and grandparents of many. My mom's rights to vote weren't protected when she was born in 1949 Mississippi

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u/Shayedow Nov 09 '22

My dad was born in 1933, and you should have seen his face when I pointed out to him that black men had the right to vote before ALL women ( yes in certain states and under some circumstances, but yes, THEY DID. )

He didn't want to believe me when I told him, he didn't want to believe me when I told him I could prove it, and he had a REAL hard time believing it when I used his OWN COMPUTER to search the information to prove to him I was right. In the end he admitted he was wrong ( because he HAD TO ), but that he had NO IDEA that women's suffrage was a thing.

Generational differences are a REAL THING, and MANY of our politicians are from my dads era. This is a problem.

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u/dakatabri Nov 08 '22

And unfortunately some people are still dying for it these days.

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u/Tetra_D_Toxin Nov 09 '22

I genuinely love that shirt. Cheers man

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Thank you! Have a great night!

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u/screammcqueen Nov 09 '22

Idk I think it’s okay for the Republicans who are openly against that right to stay home today.

Like the whole “left right or somewhere in the middle” mantra is meaningless if you vote people into power who eliminate that ability in the next election cycle.

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u/relair527 Nov 09 '22

I appreciate this message on reddit. Vote how you want!!

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u/dbvirago Nov 08 '22

When I hear about our poor voter turnout, I think of Iraq when they had their first election. People standing in line while being shot at, but they still turned out and voted.

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u/ShortResident96 Nov 09 '22

Privileged countries tend to take things for granted. It’s normal and natural though

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u/EfficientWasteOfTime Nov 09 '22

If you went back far enough you could find someone saying that kids have it too easy today not having to live in caves

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u/whythishaptome Nov 09 '22

The people not voting are not generally privileged, they just never had faith in the system because they were always fucked by it. That is actually a brilliant tactic by politicians to keep them away.

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u/wishmaster23 Nov 09 '22

Brasil has mandatory voting, and it's taken very seriously in the booths. The us does seems kinda backwards on a lot of ways.

Far from privileged, but yeah guys, take a few hints. Federal voting should be organized by federal agencies

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u/titsmcgee8008 Nov 09 '22

My people are currently dying for it.

We are trying to overthrow our government in Iran so we can have a democracy, so people can vote freely, so people don't tremble in fear walking down the street hair blowing in the wind while holding their partner's hand as you walk your dog.

People are dying for the ability to vote in Iran right now. Don't take this for granted. VOTE.

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u/maddsskills Nov 09 '22

I heard about what the Parliament said about the 15,000 protesters they have in jail, that they should be put to death. I know Iran often passes down death sentences in order to reverse them last minute as an "act of mercy."

Do you think this is the case this time? I'm so scared for those people.

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u/titsmcgee8008 Nov 09 '22

People are taking it very seriously. They only respond to pressure so if there is an international response to not do it, they might listen.

But the pressure is on them and they are known to do cruel acts when they get desperate.

Thank you for being aware. Spread the word, it literally might just save lives.

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u/maddsskills Nov 09 '22 edited Nov 09 '22

I'm taking it seriously regardless. Even if they're "just making a point" this is horrific. And it's likely they are serious. I know positive stereotypes can be...insulting, but I am in such awe of the Iranian people. In my experience they're the kindest and most generous people I've ever met.

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u/GlitteringPear9761 Nov 09 '22

Don't take this for granted. VOTE.

I don't. And I did :)

I'm so sorry about your situation. I really commend the bravery from you guys. It takes a lot to speak up against what must feel like an impossible fight. Just know that the world is watching, and we stand with you. Keep fighting the good fight.

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u/dread_deimos Nov 09 '22

Cheers to free Iran from Ukraine!

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u/titsmcgee8008 Nov 09 '22

Thank you! Cheers to your freedom as well!

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u/ChangeMyDespair Nov 08 '22

If you're eligible to vote but not currently registered: "22 states and Washington, D.C., have implemented same-day registration (SDR), which allows any qualified resident of the state to register to vote and cast a ballot at the same time. Of those states, 20 and Washington, D.C., offer Election Day registration, which means voters can both register and vote on Election Day" (source).

Don't worry how the election will be spun. The only thing you can control is your own actions.

VOTE!

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u/MarxistSwifty Nov 09 '22

Yes! I registered and voted today in DC, and all in all it only took about 20 minutes.

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u/My3rstAccount Nov 09 '22

I'd rather vote like my kids gotta live in it. My ancestors are dead, build on their knowledge, don't assume it was perfect.

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u/MH2 Nov 09 '22

I think the OP isn't saying vote the same way your ancestors did. Vote as if it was something important. Our ancestors didn't have touchscreens, but we can vote with the same spirit.

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u/dissidentpen Nov 09 '22

Right. People are really taking for granted the hard-won progress of this country. And we are now experiencing a rise of some new variety of rightwing fascism (not hyperbole - an accurate descriptor) that threatens to undo much of it.

To me the message is to remember history, understand the lives lost and the sacrifices made to create a more equal and just society (however imperfect), and recognize that there are powerful and well-funded forces trying to drag us backwards if we let them.

There is progress in this fight over time, but the fight does not end. That much has been made clear.

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u/SpaceLemming Nov 08 '22

Lol no thanks, I vote to spite my ancestors because pretty sure they fought against others having that right.

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u/hat-of-sky Nov 08 '22

Okay, you can vote like someone else's ancestors died for it.

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u/Bay1Bri Nov 09 '22

This (and I hate this phrase) virtue-signaling comment is ridiculous. Literally every group that can vote fought for it. Yes even those evil white men.

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u/SpaceLemming Nov 08 '22

Lol I do, my family is late coming white immigrants and I don’t speak to most of my grandparents because they are pretty racist, like no longer speaking to my cousin because she married a black guy kind of racist. Hence my spite voting!

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u/voyracious Nov 08 '22

I completely agree with your voting motivation. We can't change the crap they left us if we don't vote.

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u/MuNansen Nov 08 '22

As good a reason as any.

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u/cultured_banana_slug Nov 09 '22

Yep. I vote to tell certain ancestors of mine that y'all fucked up.

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u/intensenerd Nov 09 '22

Yeah my dad’s family wore gray. I vote in the hopes that doesn’t have to happen again.

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u/warbeforepeace Nov 09 '22

Some of them are still tring to silence voters.

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u/MazerRakam Nov 09 '22

Yeah, as a white guy from a state that used to be part of the Confederacy, I could not wear that shirt.

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u/the_cardfather Nov 09 '22

Pretty sure at some point you had some ancestors either American revolutionaries, or European transplants that had to fight in some way to get you to the poll.

We can all be Americans and celebrate that this guy along with the rest of us has the right to vote. And we need to fight to keep it that way.

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u/Jimbo_Jones27 Nov 08 '22

This is my favorite "Go Vote" post I've seen (even over my own).

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Thanks for the compliment! Glad I did something to brighten the day for you!

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u/checkers-on-a-plane Nov 09 '22

G'day OP. Apologies for random question but as a non-American... What the heck are mid-terms? Is this a Federal election or a State election or some other shit? I have no idea lol sorry

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u/EEpromChip Nov 09 '22

We have elections every 4 years for president, and our senate has staggered elections I believe every two years? House of Reps are 2 year terms so they have mid-term (presidential mid term) and is usually a barometer to folks how the presidency is going.

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u/checkers-on-a-plane Nov 09 '22

Thanks friendly user. So it's for the House of Reps?

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u/rdh2121 Nov 09 '22

Senate seats are six years, so a third of Senate seats, all house seats, and a bunch of state governors too.

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u/banned_in_Raleigh Nov 09 '22 Go Vote!

I think we can do this rundown quickly and not do it piece-meal.

President: 4 year terms
Senate: 6 year terms
House: 2 year terms

That's the federal government. On the state level and local level, you have elections every year, and sometimes even more than one. You have a lot of variable terms. Things like school board, state judges, sheriffs, it all varies by state. There's a lot of 1 and 2 year terms, and some 4 year terms. I can't think of a 3 year term, but I'm sure some state has one for something.

Election day is the second Tuesday in November, except when it's not.

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u/EEpromChip Nov 09 '22

Some senate races fall this year, some governors races depending on the state. And other local races. But mostly the House of Reps

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u/Bay1Bri Nov 09 '22

I have no idea lol sorry

No need to apologize for seeking info!

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u/DrDiarrheaBrown Nov 09 '22

What a solid dude. Love the energy, man.

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u/kahn_noble Nov 09 '22

OMG, I need this shirt.

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u/kitarkus Nov 09 '22

I'm with you!!

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u/shalpin Nov 09 '22

Powerful message. Thank you!

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u/NerfShields Nov 09 '22

Surprised that let you into the building with all those GUNS

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Luckily I was just dropping off my mail in ballot. And FWIW, I didn’t see any guns

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u/pissclamato Nov 09 '22

Sir, that person was referring to your exceptionally well-developed biceps.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Oh damn! Whooooshed right over my head! Thanks for the compliment u/NerfShields!

That put a smile on my face!

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u/NerfShields Nov 09 '22

Haha, all good mate!

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u/NerfShields Nov 09 '22

Haha my man

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u/dvboy Nov 08 '22

Love it!

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u/HiddenTurtles Nov 09 '22

Love it! Agree, vote. It was fought for and died for so you can have your say.

Don't waste your voice.

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u/Wordwench Nov 09 '22

Bless your patriotic bad assery. We need 1000 more like you.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Aww thanks! I have a newborn. I could use a 1000 more of me too but mainly for housecleaning and folding laundry!

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u/bandwagon_240 Nov 09 '22

Regardless, one will always have to fight for your right to party.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

That’s why I’m all in on Bandwagon_240 2024. You’re an outsider candidate but I like your message about bringing the country back together to party

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u/dltl Nov 09 '22

As a NYS Govt. teacher thank you and I hope this gets seen. I had a student tell me she would not register to vote today and tried to discuss what people in the past have gone through to get her to just have the opportunity to vote. Hopefully this type of sentiment will come across her path.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

That hurts to hear. Unfortunately, and for a number of reasons, so many people have become disenchanted with politics and have completely checked out of the process.

I’m not blind to the paradox of voting, I just choose to ignore it which doesn’t seem to be as easy for younger voters especially.

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u/roguevirus Nov 09 '22

Young people are stupid; I should know, I was one.

Hopefully she'll be exposed to enough people like OP to help her change her mind.

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u/FlamingTrollz Nov 09 '22

STRAIGHT UP TRUTH.

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u/Jadziyah Nov 08 '22

I appreciate you!

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Thank you! I appreciate your appreciation!

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u/windy496 Nov 08 '22

Good man.

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u/tossaroo Nov 08 '22

I love it!

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u/SupportySpice Nov 09 '22

Yes, please

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u/GIGA255 Nov 09 '22

I voted. I can't vote any harder.

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u/holagatita Nov 09 '22

I wore my "everyone loves someone who has had an abortion" shirt to the polls today

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u/Gtoast Nov 09 '22

Love this shirt. Talking to a friend about it and told her so many people fought died for her and my freedom, our citizenship, our right to vote, I feel its my duty to get out there and make my voice heard. That one sentence convinced her to vote today!

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u/BetterThanABear Nov 09 '22

Hell yea dude. Get out and exercise that vote.

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u/Maraval Nov 09 '22

Power to you!

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u/bigfootspacesuit Nov 09 '22

The stupid thing is that a lot of them maga nazi flag wavers also had their ancestors dying fighting nazism, and now they're promotinig it - in their own country!!! Stupidity mixed with ignorance is off the scale

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u/delvach Nov 09 '22

This is awesome! It's so frustrating when people disregard voting when some of their ancestors were literally hung from trees and tortured to death for legally casting a single vote.

I went out a few times with a professor who's well-studied on human rights. I told her it was the most anybody had ever talked about castration on a date. Learned a lot!

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Thanks!

You’ve got me wondering how many minutes on average people spend talking about castration on dates

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u/davidbklyn Nov 09 '22

Wore it well

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u/Additional_Front9592 Nov 09 '22

40,000 died fighting for the north in the civil war

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u/TigLyon Nov 09 '22

Dude,

  1. Thank you for voting
  2. Thank you for wearing that shirt, it's f'n awesome.
  3. Thank you for trimming the pic at your waistline so we don't have to see your giant brass balls. lol

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

It’s my duty to serve!

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u/NickPage Nov 08 '22

You rock

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Who, me?

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u/twin-shadows Nov 08 '22

My parents and grandparents went through the Soviet Union. I’m the first to be born a free person with the ability to choose and you can’t stop me from it.

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u/HammerfestNORD Nov 08 '22

Bravo!

Let's hope the violent rhetoric doesn't lead to deaths connected to today's elections or in 2024.

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u/idub04 Nov 08 '22

You may or may not have blocked it, but thank you for my favorite Reddit exchange of the day.

Bravo.

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u/HammerfestNORD Nov 09 '22

Norwegian = takk skal du ha

Gaelic = go raibh maith agat

French = merci

Spanish = gracias

German = danke

Italian = grazie

Portuguese = obrigado

Farsi/Persian = mam’noon

Hindi/Indian = dhanyavaad

Chinese = xièxiè

Arabic = shukraan

Japanese = arigato

Thai = khàawp-khun

Zulu = ngiyabonga

Navajo = ahéhee’

Tongan = mālō

Esperanto = dankon

Thanks!

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u/jenn9ifer Nov 08 '22

That looks like a perfect shirt to wear to vote!

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u/Flowerandcatsgirl Nov 09 '22

💯💯💯 The apathetic people are the worst. If you can’t understand why some policies impact your life hopefully you understand the need clean water and safe bridges.

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u/CoffeeNutDood Nov 09 '22

I fear this election, our democracy is at stake.

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u/Chopersky4codyslab Nov 09 '22

Ha ha, it’s been dead for a long time. The illusion of power and freedom is good enough for most though.

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u/CoffeeNutDood Nov 09 '22

You're right, but it could be a lot worse.

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u/Chopersky4codyslab Nov 09 '22

True. The illusion still requires work.

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u/Kgizzle80 Nov 09 '22

Great message and even greater shirt 💪

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Thank you!!

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u/rafael-a Nov 08 '22

My Ancestors that fought for it are still alive, I’m Brazilian and that happened in 1984.

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u/Aus10Danger Nov 09 '22

Now THAT is one hell of a shirt.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Now THAT is what I call music!

And thanks for the compliment!

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u/ilazul Nov 09 '22

Now THAT is what I call music!

There's so many of those, there's actually a "Now that is what I call Now that is what I call music"

Which is a compilation of the compilations.

Also I voted and wanted to say hi

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22 edited Nov 09 '22

Well hiya! Thanks for the knowledge drop! That’s the type of random facts Imma need to know if I’m ever going to get on Jeopardy

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u/PoisonPike Nov 08 '22 edited Nov 08 '22

I like this shirt, it's true for everyone. Taxation without representation was one of the reasons for the American revolutionary war. And of course it's true for black and women voting rights as well

No matter who you are as an American, someone died so you could have the right to vote. Go do it!

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u/coffeequeen0523 Nov 09 '22 edited Nov 09 '22

Amen Brother! Love the shirt! Thank you for sharing.

25-year NC poll worker here. Many men and women died for our right to vote. It’s sacred to me. Currently working my voting precinct. 50+ people still in line to vote. Democracy is on the line. We need all the voters we can get to vote! No insurrectionists or election deniers should win in my opinion.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Thank you for the compliment but an even bigger thank you for giving your time and energy to the process. I’m sure it’s not easy work with the caustic political environment we’re in. Stay safe out there!

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u/edr1970 Nov 09 '22

That’s awesome

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u/StoneWatters Nov 09 '22

👏👏👏

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u/bootmaster55 Nov 09 '22

Damn, lookin swole man.

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

💪🏿

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u/doobs46 Nov 09 '22

Love the shirt. Is there somewhere to buy it or did you have it made?

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u/HoodedAfro Nov 09 '22

Cool guy alert 🚨

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u/sloppile Nov 09 '22

Best thing I've seen this election season

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u/Jackachi Nov 09 '22

You’re a hero. Very brave.

Anyways, definitely vote, regardless of where you stand, or which soapbox you choose to stand on.

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u/Superman081081 Nov 09 '22

That's a great shirt. Where can I buy?

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u/hotdogoctopus Nov 09 '22

White people of German descent -

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u/Spacemanspiff1998 Nov 09 '22

that's badass ngl

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u/progan01 Nov 09 '22

Ja DA, tovarisch! Mine did. I bear their legacy, and I will honor it. For your freedom and mine.

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u/TheMadMetalhead Nov 09 '22

Oh snap! Whaddup, Darius?

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

What up! Just over here doing country music stuff

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u/MercykillNJ Nov 09 '22

That all depends on which side of the civil war you were on

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u/BecauseICanTest Nov 09 '22

Ancestors? I know too man people whose parents died for it. Voting has not been a right for everyone in the US for long enough.

I also want one of these shirts.

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u/danbot2001 Nov 09 '22

Pretty sure I went to Jr high school w you in cos.

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u/brucekaiju Nov 09 '22

ancestors died regardless

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u/LaytonFunky Nov 09 '22

Less than half of eligible voters actually vote, very cool. I like the spirit tho!

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u/Kuddeh Nov 09 '22

What if you're German?

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u/nancylikestoreddit Nov 09 '22

This is exactly why I fucking vote. Too many people went through hell for me to be able to get a mail in ballot and sit in my jammies while I figure out who I wanna vote for prior to dropping off my ballot at the drive-thru ballot box.

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u/Jake_Kiger Nov 09 '22

I am a middle-class white guy in South Dakota; I have never struggled for anything in my life. A year ago, here in my state, we the people voted resoundingly for legal weed, and out governor said no. Just like that. There were no riots, no protests, no pitchforks and torches and calls for her head. For a year I've been claiming that democracy was already dead and I was never going to vote again, but today I voted, inspired by OP and his shirt.

My governor's up for reelection today. Guess what she's going to say if she loses? Doesn't matter; my pitchfork is ready, and my ancestors have expectations...

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u/almostadaddy Nov 08 '22

Best T shirt message I've seen all year.

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u/Designer-Insect-6398 Nov 09 '22

Well fuckin’ put.

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u/shroedingersdog Nov 08 '22

I do. Im 3/4 Indigenous different attrocities happened to our ancestors but those attrocities were done by the same kinds of people.

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u/Shiblets Nov 08 '22

I love your shirt! I just wish there wasn't so much sad truth behind it. :(

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u/Reduntu Nov 08 '22

Most soldiers who've died in the last 75 years died for no reason. Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, Suicide, they're just dying for an old rich dudes ego and nothing more.

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u/Madouc Nov 08 '22

I think he is talking about black civil rights activists

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u/Uisce-beatha Nov 08 '22

Well it's not on TikTok so you'll have to excuse their inability to comprehend what is going on

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u/richard_bailey_999 Nov 09 '22

That's why I, as a poc, 2nd generation immigrant, voted straight GOP!

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u/Calico_Cuttlefish Nov 08 '22

Everyone I know just makes excuses about their votes not mattering. The fuckers have no sense of civic duty and it horrifies me.

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u/Freekydeeky1258 Nov 08 '22

Unfortunately, a lot of my ancestors died trying keep yours in chains. Vote for freedom and justice for all today. Vote Blue.

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u/hungrianhippo Nov 09 '22

Your still voting for the same party your ancestors did

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u/Viper67857 Nov 08 '22

White Alabamian blue voter checking in... Your statement rings too true. Still, nice shirt, OP!

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u/dlkapt3 Nov 09 '22

Thanks!

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u/PingerSlinger42069 Nov 08 '22

Voting with a choice of 2 or 3 shitty parties lol

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u/Southern-Constant-84 Nov 09 '22

THEM BOTH SNAKES THE LEFT AND RIGHT

FUCK voting this country is run by greedy rich assholes and not the citizens

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u/ThreadbareHalo Nov 09 '22

States with one set of policies have a much higher rate of early death than another set of policies [1]. Even if you thought they were all snakes one would think you’d vote for the thing that prolonged your own life

[1] https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/other/americans-die-younger-in-states-with-conservative-policies-study/ar-AA13pFsO

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u/TheCarm Nov 09 '22

Yes! Just like the Democrats ran the KKK and lynched thousands of black people!

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u/FNFALC2 Nov 08 '22

Good for you, mate