Tuesday, November 02, 2004

Voting Tomorrow

I just wanted to remind everyone about voting tomorrow. No, not just getting out to vote. But knowing who you're voting for. I'm not (just) referring to the president. Just as important, if not more so, are your choices for other elected offices. Your congressmen/women, state senators etc... Many people give these choices little if any thought. What many of us don't realize is that these choices (or lack thereof) can have even more impact than our choice of president. Think of the POTUS as the quarterback on a football team. One of the most important players. You can't play witout one. Yet a quarterback alone cannot win football games. He is just the one in the forefront, the one who; rightly or wrongly gets the credit...or the blame when the rest of the team falters. The president has one major function. Commander in Chief of the Great Armed Forces of the United States. As a member of the executive branch, the president doesn't actually make the laws (yes he signs bills etc.. but I'll get into that later this week), that's the job of the legislative branch. I'm working on a post for this week on the branches of government (most notably the Judicial branch, as I'll be covering Judicial activism tyranny is this post). With that said, I'll save the rest for a larger, more in depth post later this week. I just wanted to remind everyone to take the necessary time to look into ALL of the voting decisions you will be making tomorrow. Here's to four more years:-) Toodles.