If you have not seen the above videos of the Wisconsin State Assembly vote and the Wisconsin State Senate vote on the Budget Repair Bill... I encourage you to watch them. You'll have to click your "back" button to get back to this blog...
I hate to admit this, but I will:
I didn't vote last year. Insofar as I did not vote, I am responsible, in part, for whatever has transpired, or will transpire, in my state.
That was wrong, and given the recent events in my beloved Wisconsin, I am deeply regretful. I could give you excuses, but that's all they would be- EXCUSES.
It will never happen again - if I am at all able to get to my polling place, I will vote. It matters - more than I ever really realized, it MATTERS.
I will also KNOW WHAT I AM VOTING FOR... AND VOTING AGAINST.
Political ads are not enough, people. They can, and should, be a springboard for research - but realize what they are, which is generally biased, inflammatory, and sadly, full of finger-pointing.
Please... vote. Let your voice be counted. Do your research; read, Google, talk to others, follow the news - but refuse to be spoon-fed by any one source.
VOTE. VOTE. VOTE.