I love Election Day, mostly because the incessant political ads stop hitting every screen I have, my snail-mail box, my telephone, and the radio. Hopefully these folks will clear the roadways of their campaign detritus as well.
Of course, I love it for other reasons tool, mostly the big one – the right to vote is the single biggest freedom we have – if we can’t vote, all of the other freedoms are imperiled. Hopefully you’ve exercised that right and no complaining about results or policy if you haven’t.
Even though we don’t do politics here, let me also add that I am ashamed that someone working on behalf of either a party or candidate would engage in “voter suppression” activities. They’re vile, un-American, and unfortunately they’re very real and going on all over today. Why would anyone think they can claim a victory of any sort having done something to keep voters from expressing their will? Which leads to today’s business point. Continue reading