“We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.”

— Thomas Jefferson 1743 – 1826)
3rd president of the United States; diplomat, architect, and philosopher
(in his papers at the Library of Congress)


This is true for both primary and general elections. We humans like to complain… er, uh, express our opinions. However, if we fail to vote, we should also fail to criticize. Just saying…

About Cathy Burnham Martin

Author of 20+ books, and counting! A professional voice-over artist, dedicated foodie, and lifelong corporate communications geek, Cathy Burnham Martin has enjoyed a highly eclectic career, ranging from the arts and journalism to finance, telecommunications, and publishing. Along with her husband, Ron Martin, she has passions for entertaining, gardening, volunteering, active and visual arts, GREAT food, and traveling. Cathy often says, "I believe that we all should live with as much contagious enthusiasm as possible... Whether we're with friends or family, taking people along for the ride is more than half the fun."
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