2008 voting rate less than 2004?

As reported, ”

“…Census figures show the share of eligible voters who actually went to the polls in November declined from 2004. Census figures released Monday show about 63.6 percent of eligible voters, or 131.1 million people, cast ballots last November. Although that represented an increase of 5 million voters, the turnout was a decrease when taking into account population growth. In 2004, the voting rate was 63.8 percent…”

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  • Rupert in Springfield

    It was 40 years ago today, Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play

    “We choose not to these things because they are easy, but because they are hard.”

    “Houston, this is tranquility bay, the Eagle has landed”

    “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”

    “Daddy, will it really be like 2001 when it’s 2001”

    “I don’t know, but maybe we will land on Mars”

    That was hope then, this is the sloth now:

    “Gimme free health care”

    “I want… I want… I want…. I don’t care about your kids… I don’t care about anyone… I want someone other than me to pay for my health care”

    The giant leap backward has begun and President Nero insists we need to walk faster.

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