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Open thread for night owls: National Voter Registration Day, happens Tuesday, Sept. 25

Some people who should know better treat the right to vote and voting itself as no big deal. They say all politicians are the same, that big money demolishes the impact of an individual's vote and that after election day, from the mayor's office to the Oval Office, nothing will change no matter how they cast their ballot. This is balderdash. But, worse than that, it's an insult to the men and women who lost their blood and sometimes their lives in the struggle to ensure citizens' fundamental right to choose their own leaders.
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