//
you're reading...
Uncategorized

My American Horror Story Regarding the Election and the Unknown Factor

Don’t get me wrong here. I consider the right to vote an honor and I take it very seriously.  With the election less than 24 hours away, I can definitely understand the disgust, the fear, the anger, the uncertainty …I get all  that.  It’s the unknown that concerns me more than anything.  The unknown as to how the election will play out and so out of our control.

The following questions relate to the unknown as follows:

*Who will get elected?   Or re-elected?

*Will the House and Senate be “influenced” by the same political party (whoever that happens to be), or will it stay in its current  state as it is now?

*Will those that “buy” and “own” candidates and/or elected officials continue using those individuals to further their vision?

(Let’s call it what it is)

*Will there truly be bipartisan support, or will it be the SOS (same old s@#t )we have been having  been getting  for so damn long?

* There are those that yearn for more simpler times.  Were those times really simpler? And if so, for whom?

*There’s talk about dismantling and/or reorganizing  (Social Security,  Medicare/Medicaid, Obamacare to name a few).  What replaceable options or alternatives can be offered instead of the same old SOS, such as vouchers, invest in the stock market, etc?

*Why are there so damn many political ads on TV, and negative ones at that?  Those who use them(and both parties do)do so because they work; but on whom?

*And these ads are not just on TV, they have even appeared on Facebook…Really?

However, the one question I have to ask is this:

* Does your vote really count?

*Is your voice truly being heard?

I thought about that when I went to cast my ballot last week.    For as long as I can remember, I’ve been told  that your vote is never wasted, regardless who you vote for.  I like to believe that statement is still true some 34 years later; but you have to wonder…and no, I will not be watching the election returns tomorrow evening; I’ve had more than my fill.  The end results  will find you anyway; then we will all live happily ever after.

Or not.

The End.

Advertisements

About Annye

I am an administrative assistant who started blogging to share my life experiences.

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

COPYRIGHT 2012-2017 BY UNIQUENPROUD

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without expressed and written permission from the blog's author(who is also the owner) is prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to both the blog and author (include the blog's name in your link) with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.
%d bloggers like this: