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'Elections are to give you an illusion of choice'

to the editor,

Posted June 18, 2014

In regard to Bob Young's letter posted here yesterday, once again, post election, the finger waggers like to scold the non-voters for their perceived lack of civic responsibilities, with things like "if you don't vote, you have no right to complain about the government!"

But "freeloaders"? The implication is that those who choose not to vote do not pay taxes.

To scare us with the possibility of a new Hitler emerging as a result of voter apathy is ridiculous. The aftermath of the 9-11 attacks (which was a false flag event and an inside job) resulted in a drastic loss of liberties in the United States. Anyone today who still believes the official version of that are living in a fool's paradise - but don't expect to learn about it in the mainstream media.

The fact is that elections are to give you an illusion of choice. The late, great George Carlin said it best. In the case of the recent provincial election there was a choice between staying with a corrupt and inefficient party and another which threatened to cut back a lot of jobs. Some choice, eh?

Actually, I believe a 49 per cent voter turn-out is about average.

Charles Bryant,

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