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Don’t Vote: The Irrationalities of the Election and the Cult of the Vote
By: Barry Belmont

When our voice is reduced to a single button push, when who we are as a person with hopes and dreams and aspirations can be demeaned to the point of absurdity with such statements as “the only way to be heard is to vote,” when noses are looked down and idols are held up at [...]

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So, we were in the paper…
By: Barry Belmont

I almost forgot to mention it, but we (The UNR Students for Liberty) were in the Nevada Sagebrush last week. You probably won’t be able to get yourself a hard copy unless you come to us (we cut out enough to keep all our mothers happy), but the story can be read online. This reporter [...]

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Nobody 08: Justified; or, The Merits of Not Voting
By: Barry Belmont

In view of the realities of the system, is a nonvoter really “only accepting” the outcome of an election? Hardly. Since he has, in effect, voted in favor of not being ruled, what he has accepted is being left alone. Nonetheless people some how maintain that if I don’t vote, I have no right to [...]

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