5. To address the last issue first, ensure that however strong your political opinions, please don't lose any friends over politics. If your mix of friends is anything like mine, almost half are avid Conservatives, almost half are avid Progressives, and only a few are undecided or have chosen to distance themselves from any involvement in the election process.
Whoever is elected, we still need to love, honor, and respect our family, friends, and neighbors.
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson
4. Life will go on for each of us after the election.
H. L. Mencken
It is the courage to continue that counts.
- Winston Churchill
2. If you are one of the few who has not made a final decision, consider looking beyond single "hot button" issues, beyond your own self-interest, and beyond this year.
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
1. Please vote whenever there is an election. Your vote matters very much. Not only does your vote matter numerically, it matters that you are a full participant in your country's future.
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.