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Tell the world why you're not voting - don't let your silence go unheard

They're not voting because...

I feel I am one of the mid income bracket...

I feel I am one of the mid income bracket that always pays for everyone else and has to struggle to maintain equilibrium. By the time I have paid all that is due my disposable income is far less than someone on support and benefits that has everything paid for them.
My moral standards are being eroded by the apathetic majority who would rather say Oh, go on then than No Im not happy about this and argue their point and I feel powerless to stop this erosion.
The present and past governments have subscribed to this erosive policy by attacking the symptoms and not the causes because its easier and cheaper in the short term but every one knows that long term we will be paying for ever more. I will not get a pension worth talking about. If there is any value in my property when I need care from the state, it will be taken to pay for that care. My sons and daughter have a guaranteed debt when they leave University. There is no investment in our manufacturing industry in our country. The education system has been change or altered so many times that it is now coming back full circle to the tried and tested methods. How much money has been wasted to find out that if something aint broke dont fix it? The same can be said for our health service. We wonder why our education system and nursing professions arent attracting the right sort of people!
At the moment there is no party that can prove they are a viable option to run a church bazaar let alone a country.

written 4th May 2005


Jax replies: Then vote against them all.
Vote third party. You wont win this time but you might encourage others to vote that way in the future.

written 5th May 2005

cinsky replies: tut, tut, tut...When will you learn..."The upper class: keeps all of the money, pays none of the taxes. The middle class: pays all of the taxes, does all of the work. The poor are there...just to scare the shit out of the middle class." - GC

written 5th May 2005

Salt replies: How right you are

written 5th May 2005

Tog replies: The original poster has summed it up quite nicely. We are paying for a bunch of unqualified idiots to advise the professionals on how to do their jobs on the advice of a bunch of liberal-minded simpletons.

written 5th May 2005

About Not Apathetic

NotApathetic was built so that people who are planning not to vote in the UK General Election on May 5th can tell the world why. We won't try to persuade you that voting is a good or a bad idea - we're just here to record and share your explanations. Whether ideological, practical or other, any reason will do.

A lot of users would like us to mention that if you spoil your ballot paper, it will be counted. So if you want to record a vote for "none of the above", you can.