The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

October 28, 2012

Think before you vote

ARMSTRONG — Editor:

One of the most dangerous things is an uninformed and apathetic electorate.

Most Americans have shallow minds when it comes to politics and the real issues of the country. We’re in this mess in this country because the American people have failed to keep constant vigilance on what their government has been doing.

Unfortunately, Americans have their loyalty with their party no matter if their country is going to “hell in a handbasket.”

The two major parties every four years put on the biggest charade for the people, trying to be so different, but in reality are the same. Party loyalty is not the solution and neither is voting for the lesser of the two evils. We still get evil. The two major parties have played a big hand in the wrecking of this country.

“Tolerance and Apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.” — Aristotle.

What do you think?

Jack McNeely

Armstrong

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