Friday, September 28, 2012

Do Your Homework and Vote!

You will, of course, be voting on November 6 -- right? (If your answer is anything other than a resounding "yes," please reconsider. People died within my lifetime to assure that everyone in the U.S. has the right to vote.)

We're bombarded by election campaigns and claims at this time of year. It's hard to tell the true from the false, the twisted from the unvarnished fact.

Here's a website that gives you additional links:

Some show you cute graphics; Politifact gives you an old-fashioned meter set aflame if the campaign claim is false. Others give you the resources to dig into background facts--stuff you might not know where to look for, or might not really have the time to round up for easy reading.

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