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  • A Rebuttal: Why You Maybe Shouldn’t Vote
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    A Rebuttal: Why You Maybe Shouldn’t Vote

    By Alexander Pralea, Editor

    November 4, 2018

    Yes, I hear them. Voting is a fundamental aspect of one's civic duty, they say. Voting is the bedrock of democracy, they argue. Voting is the only way to address tyranny, they declare. Voting is fun, they affirm. I beg to differ. In 1921, when Hitler was elected leader of the Nazi party by a demoralizing 542 vote margin (543 party members had voted for him and 1 had voted against him), he began...

  • In Defense of Voting and Democracy
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    In Defense of Voting and Democracy

    By Eric Myskowski, Senior Reporter

    November 1, 2018

    It is not only true that voting actually matters but it also necessary for the country to function. But before we get to the major impact of one person’s vote, we have to see the impact of voting in general. Voting is the only way for a democracy to function. Voting keeps politicians accountable. It is not a coincidence that a tyrant rises by abridging and abolishing the right to vote. They know...

  • CT Governor’s Race Voting Guide
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    CT Governor’s Race Voting Guide

    By Eric Myskowski, Reporter

    October 11, 2018

    With both the CT governor election and school mock election coming up, this is an important candidate analysis. There are two main candidates for governor, Democrat Ned Lamont, and Republican Bob Stefanowski. No other candidate is above 10 percent in polling. Bob Stefanowski is a self-made businessman. Before running for governor, he was chairman of the 3i group, CFO of the bank UBS, and CEO of...

A Rebuttal: Why You Maybe Shouldn’t Vote
In Defense of Voting and Democracy

In Defense of Voting and Democracy

November 1, 2018

It is not only true that voting actually matters but it also necessary for the country to function. But before we get to the major impact of one person’s vote, we have to see the impact of voting in general. Voting is the only way for a democracy to function. Voting keeps politicians accountable. It...

Don’t worry about this November’s election

Don’t worry about this November’s election

October 31, 2018

Regardless of your party affiliation, you have likely been overwhelmed by the onslaught of imploring reporters and fervent politicians highlighting the value of voting, especially considering that millions of people live in countries in which they cannot vote. Desperate to win the election, these politicians,...

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