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[–] 17147994? 2 points 55 points (+57|-2) ago 

Forget age. Raise the required IQ.

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[–] the_art_collector 1 point 15 points (+16|-1) ago 

Nothing wrong with a basic civics and literacy test in addition to ID during voter registration.

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[–] Original_Dankster 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Put 3 knowledge testing questions on the back of paper ballots. Get 2/3 wrong, your vote isn't counted.

It's better than refusing ballots to people who can't pass a basic test, because it avoids the public whining and butt hurt (and legal challenges) over being refused. Everybody who is eligible gets to cast a vote and the idiots who get 2/3 or more wrong won't know theirs wasn't counted.

But it still prevents idiots from steering the nation.

And yes - voter ID is vital

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[–] Black_Phillip 9 points 13 points (+22|-9) ago 

Everyone who says IQ or age is retarded. The problem is women voting. There are high IQ people who think communism is a good idea. And age? Baby boomer retards destroyed our country. You are not solving the issue at all.

Equate voting rights with responsibility. If you are a net tax payer then you can vote. This would eliminate most people who are causing the collapse and align with what the founders intended by having land owners vote. It would only mean women who meet the male standard would be able to vote (less than 5% of women).

And the best reason is net tax payers can’t vote themselves their money, as soon as they do they are no longer net tax payers. Nobody is better with money than when it’s their own money.

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[–] Churlish_Rogue 1 point 1 point (+2|-1) ago 

See, you say that, but women didn't have a say in the catastrophic mistake that was the decision to give them the right to vote.

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[–] brandnewset 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

This guy knows whats up.

One vote per family. Half vote if you are single and employed tax payer.

No votes unless a citizen.

Have to pass a basic test on current events and world history to get your voter ID. Or something easy to maintain like education gr 12 and doesn't play farmville.

We can, and must do better. The 21st century has been one massive regression just so the oligarchs can keep us in our fucking farm.

I do realize their point of view - the masses can seem like a bunch of stupid feeders for sure. Especially if you never go to the pub, or even if you do!

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[–] 17152594? 5 points -3 points (+2|-5) ago 

Ah, yes, blame the boomers. Must be why you are against an IQ test.

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[–] Neskuaxa 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

Wasn't the right to vote limited to landowners at one point?

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[–] riffwraff 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Yeah, Jeffersonian method. They eliminated it because it created an aristocracy. However owning land doesn't make one an aristocrat anymore. Some tweaking makes it workable today

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[–] GreyGears 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Was the case for the Roman civilization. Not so much to filter poorfags out, as to be sure you would have something to lose if the Roman empire fell. "Skin in the game" and all of that.

That's why they gave small plot of land to soldiers who finished their service (which backfired over centuries as it literally forced Rome to always conquer new territories just to "pay" its veterans).

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[–] TendiesHitTheFloor 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

They'll purposely flaw the IQ test.

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[–] goatmensch 0 points 25 points (+25|-0) ago 

Don't give suffrage to welfare recipients either.

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[–] jetztisterhalthier 0 points 19 points (+19|-0) ago 

Only taxpayers should be allowed to vote.

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[–] lord_nougat 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

No suffrage. Only suffering!

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[–] BeenT_DoneT 1 point 24 points (+25|-1) ago 

I was always told that you really don't know anything until you are at least 25 or older. Sounds like 25 would be a good age to be eligible to start voting. As a side note, all wars should be fought by the government leaders who start them. That will end all wars.

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[–] ardvarcus 0 points 19 points (+19|-0) ago 

As a side note, all wars should be fought by the government leaders who start them.

Up until Renaissance times, the kings of Europe led their army into battle with a sword in their hand. We need more Teddy Roosevelts in government.

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[–] Plavonica 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

That has to do with the brain fully maturing around that age. Some take longer some less time, but around 25 is a good number. The problem is that there are a lot of people who don't "get it" even after that.

I think a good number of them have never faced any sort of difficulties in their lives. To have grown up never facing adversity is frankly mind-boggling to me.

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[–] jewish_nigger_faggot 1 point 3 points (+4|-1) ago  (edited ago)

25 is when the brain (and body) is "fully matured" according to our biology.

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[–] WhitePaladin 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

Id raise that to 35, ive always heard people below 35 know nothing at all.

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[–] moarzor 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

...45. Definitely 45.

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[–] 17148261? 4 points 13 points (+17|-4) ago 

Nah make it so you have to own property to vote. This costs me my vote and i'm okay with that.

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[–] Rotteuxx 2 points 11 points (+13|-2) ago 

With the trends in property ownership, mostly jews, trust fund idiots & a few white people will have the right to vote in a few generations. Be careful what you ask for.

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[–] jimibulgin ago 

As long as it is still one vote per person, regardless of how much property you own, it doesn't matter.

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[–] 17148449? ago 

Right I forget sometimes I'll never own one myself haha. Well I can always go live (die) in the woods.

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[–] zxcvzxcv 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Wait, are you telling me that you want to limit the vote to people who have a verifiable interest in ensuring that the nation prospers? Next you will be asking that we index social security to the success of US businesses!

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[–] lord_nougat 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Also, preventing illegal aliens from voting would be a great idea.

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[–] ISlooshyYou 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

And dead people too.

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[–] Hand_of_Node ago 

You would also need a really batshit insane far-right Christian government to take over,

A few decades of that would definitely be an improvement.

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[–] lord_nougat 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Better yet, you serve your country to qualify for voting.

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[–] Mumbleberry 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Starship troopers got that right

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[–] Mumbleberry 1 point 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

An acitive duty ID card should also let you order a drink in a bar.

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[–] DeltaBravoTango 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

The problem is that the draft starts at 18. The reason the voting age was lowered in the first place is that people were old enough to be drafted into the Vietnam War, but not old enough to vote against it.

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[–] CaptnObvius 1 point 5 points (+6|-1) ago 

We should change the draft too. Eighteen years old is too young, still just a bunch of kids. I"m with the guy on 25.

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[–] Kalergi 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

25 year olds have more brains than testosterone. Tough to get them to sign for one-way trips.

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[–] riffwraff 1 point 1 point (+2|-1) ago 

Not allowed to drink, but you're never too young to die for Israel!

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