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There Is No Compromise On Civil Rights If You Want My Vote

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image of Democrat Heath Mello, running for Mayor of Omaha, NE is not a progressive
Democrat Heath Mello, running for Mayor of Omaha, NE is not a progressive

Sometimes I dislike people who focus on one single issue to decide if they will vote for a particular candidate. For example some friends of mine refused to vote for President Obama in 2012 because he used drones in the ‘war on terror’ that occasionally hurt innocent people. In 2016, some friends wouldn’t vote for Hillary because of mutual support from bankers on Wall Street (among other single issues others used). Civil rights aren’t just a policy issue or something to overlook in a candidate for the ‘greater good’. If you call yourself progressive, you either support civil rights or you don’t and if you don’t I won’t vote for you.
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