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I've been calling those

I've been calling those idiots over and over for years and they don't act conservative nor Constitutional in my opinion AT ALL! I don't understand why they keep winning these elections. I still wonder about our voting system if you want to know the truth about it. I live in W. TN and during the 2008 primaries, I asked for a paper ballot at my precinct just to see what would happen. We have computerized voting WITH NO PAPER TRAIL. Not sure how widespread this is around Tennessee. When I asked, it caused a HUGE Bru-ha-ha. The precinct leader (an old cantankerous elderly lady) found out they did have the paper ballots. When they pulled them out, they were in a manila envelope with BIG READ CAPITAL LETTERS "FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY!!". Well, that got my suspicions up right away. I told them I wanted one. The leader called the head of the county voting commission and I was told on the phone "YOU CANNOT HAVE ONE" quite rudely after the precinct leader shook the envelope with red letters in my face. I used to work at the local ABC affiliate television station and I contacted them. They came to the precinct and did a story on what I had done and why. I asjed how do they know if your vote counts if it is on a computer with NO PAPER TRAIL; told them they could be easily manipulated. I remember an employee at the tv station talked to me afterwards and said, "you're absolutely right." But I caused such a problem that they had this "nice" big sign printed for their voting precincts that reads real big, "you are not permitted to have a paper ballot." I HIGHLY suspect (at least in my county) that our votes no longer count. I keep bringing it up way before the elections but the public doesn't seem all that interested. If it does come back up by people other than me, it's usually close to the next election. By then, they use the same excuse .... "Well, you should've addressed sooner than now. It's too late to change the process." Those in TN I think are stupid are the ones who know that there is a possibility their votes don't count and they just keep on following the sheep thinking it really matters. That's the only reason I can think of that these corrupt people keep getting elected. Sometimes, they do act stupidly and keep voting in names they know (just because they are Republican) but don't even bother to look at their voting records. I don't get it. I keep trying to educate. Unless there is an outcry to do something different, I fear nothing will change in this state. I'm starting to get to a point of not even bothering to vote.