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I like the idea of sending a ballot to everyone who files an income tax form. This would establish residency and a person willing to comply with the tax laws. If you want to pay taxes twice, you may vote twice. The ballots could be virtually fraud proof. A passcode sent with a filer's tax return or acknowledgment could verify the ballot.

Asked By: compcon - 1/28/2010
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This is presented here as a new idea. Well, in the bad old days of the Protestant Ascendancy, Protestant people tended to be better-off that Catholic, or Nationalist Irish people anyway. This gave them a bigger voice in the running of Northern Ireland in all sorts of ways, such as the allocation of jobs in shipyards or... More
Answered By: Hettie - 1/29/2010
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If we want to have any real political impact, we should boycott elections and hold massive protests on election days. The overwhelming majority of the public consists of working class people, yet all political policy always favors the rich capitalists regardless of who gets elected... More
Answered By: Nighthawke - 1/28/2010
 
All citizens that have reached the age of majority. Currently 18. My opinion will follow the spirit of the constitution
Answered By: Aaron S - 1/28/2010
 
I agree with Aaron that we should follow the Constitution. If we went your way, businesses would have the right to vote too because they also file taxes. Also, not everyone over 18 necessarily files taxes, so it wouldn't be fair to people who don't have taxable income when they're younger.
Answered By: Sam - 1/28/2010
 
1. Male Property owners 2. Active duty and retired military that is all.
Answered By: Bush, better than Obama - 1/28/2010
 
So this means if someone does not work, they cannot vote? No, I do not think so. Each person that has registered to vote votes. This has worked for how many years? It stands to say it will still continue to work... More
Answered By: stethoscope - 1/28/2010
 
So if you have money this can buy you greater rights in your ideal society, clearly your society would not be built on democracy. So if mr X pays enough money to purchase the right of two or several votes then he has greater rights than Mr Y who's only failure in your eyes is that he is penalised for having little... More
Answered By: dwarves - 1/29/2010
 
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