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duct_tape_pro November 2nd, 2004 03:47 PM

mock election?
did anyone have a mock election today? i had one at a homeschool group i go to.... **Politic remark deleted**

imsoSCENE November 2nd, 2004 04:11 PM

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we did last thursday.. it was a national mock election conducted by the university of virginia.. t'was cool.

dawhiner November 2nd, 2004 04:13 PM

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yeah, we did it but i didnt vote... im a bad person lol
(not like i like either of them anyway)

Jim Bragg November 2nd, 2004 06:08 PM

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Nothing wrong with the schools allowing students to get involved and learn about the electorial process but let's not make remarks about who won and if you are happy about it or not. Frankly teachers should not push their personal opinions on their students but show them ALL the information and allow them to make up their own minds and should remain strictly bi-partisan. Unfortunately this is rarely the case.

Tauruschick November 2nd, 2004 06:21 PM

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My teachers actually do a good job of not pushing their views on students. We had a mock election today... you couldn't walk by the polling place without getting harassed to vote. Go Kerry!

kmansfield13 November 4th, 2004 09:34 PM

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I go to a private school, and while the teachers will tell you up front about who they're supporting, they will back it up and supply you with facts.

Jim Bragg November 5th, 2004 04:21 PM

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The teachers should never tell you who 'they' are supporting. They should provide all the 'facts' and none of the hype. Some teachers here in NE Florida were showing F911 and depicting it as a true documentary. Rather obvious who they were supporting. If you provide facts you need to provide ALL the facts and not just those that support their side or partial truths.

Joefoe November 5th, 2004 09:55 PM

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actually jim teachers, at my school atleast, do a very good job of not forcing their opinion onto their students and let us take their own stand on the issues

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Amadna November 6th, 2004 11:53 AM

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we had one. kerry won at my school

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