Friday, October 17, 2008
And this week, boy has there been an overload of those.
For months, we've been getting the "Don't vote for the Muslim" emails. This week, it's "Don't vote for the terrorist." Even a few that are, "Just please don't vote for the black guy."
And I get frustrated for more than one reason -- but the main one is that they're so full of obvious lies. Easily refuted lies. Anyone who wanted to know the truth could just as easily start up Internet Explorer and give it a Google! And these emails are coming from Christians, who just accept things without question - even things that sound utterly ridiculous to say.
Ultimately, I really DON'T CARE who you vote for. I don't. Just don't vote Republican ONLY because you hate Obama and think he's a Muslim. And don't vote Democrat ONLY just because you don't like McCain and think he's ... I don't know. Old.
Know the policies. Know the truth. And base your decision on that. And vote with the empowerment that comes from knowledge.
I have really enjoyed these websites as useful resources for finding out "the truth".
Put Away Falsehood
If you've noticed my absence from the blogging scene lately, I apologize. I'll be back with regularity soon, I hope! But it's FALL!! (Even though it doesn't feel like it all that much around Charleston.) So I'm spending most of my time praying for cooler weather and knitting.)
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