Sunday Gratitude: The Vote

I hate to admit that I have not voted in an election in over nine years. I swore I wouldn’t ever again, because I feel that we are only led to believe we have a voice. But, after this post and Willie’s song, I will be at the polls in November!

Art by Rob Goldstein

Thank you to the men and women who fought for and won my right to vote this November 6.

Thank you Victoria Claflin Woodhull, the first Woman to run for President, 1872

small public domain B&W photo of Victoria Claflin Woodhull Victoria Claflin Woodhull,

“I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Victoria Claflin Woodhull

Photograph of Victoria Claflin Woodhull, Suffragette Victoria Claflin Woodhull, Suffragette

I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it. Victoria Claflin Woodhull

Digital painting of Victoria Claflin Woodhull based on a photograph in the public domain

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4 thoughts on “Sunday Gratitude: The Vote

    1. I couldn’t agree more, Mark. When are we ever going to recognize that our two-party system is completely and irreparably broken? It is sad to me and yet I don’t see how I can do a darn thing about any of it.

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