If you want to know where the progressive left wants to take U.S. elections, a trip through Maryland´s Washington, D.C.-area suburban counties is instructive. The City of College Park in Prince George´s County is on the verge of becoming the ninth city in Maryland to allow non-citizens – including illegal aliens – to vote in municipal elections. In a revealing 20-minute video of a June 7 council meeting, city officials discussed how best to get rid of the citizenship requirement so that virtually anyone of legal age living in the city can vote. A council vote is slated for August
In Belgium where I´ve lived for three decades, legal, non-citizen permanent residents are permitted to vote in local, but not provincial or national elections. However, there are requirements that must be met: there is a minimum residency time, and the applicant must show that they´re reasonably well "ingeburgered" (roughly, citizen-ized) and speak at least enough Dutch to read the ballot.
I see no harm in this sort of policy if such safeguards are in place. If College Park allows anybody, however, even illegals who do not have its best interests at heart to vote, they will also have to suffer the consequences of such a foolish decision. "Experience keeps a dear school, but a fool will learn by no other."
That´s Belgium, #3, this is the US. I could at least be a little sympathetic to this if a person owned a business with related interests or a home. The issues should contain very specific interest in which a non-citizen would be involved.
This open door is nonsense and is one more portal that has been opened simply to gain a Damnocrat advantage.
Finally if a non-citizen truly wants to vote, give up your citizenship and become an American Citizen like my Grandfather and millions of immigrants who gave up everything to come here to enjoy our freedoms and opportunities.
In these instances it probably does not make any difference in those one party progressive utopia municipal elections who votes, as liberal Democrats always win. Where the problem comes in is that they will also want to use the same voter registration rolls to qualify voters to vote in state and federal elections that could be held at the same time or even on other dates. That way the liberal progressives would just plead ignorance and claim that it would be impossible to burden already registered voters with a requirement to establish their citizenship when they appear at the polls on any Election Day involving state and federal elections.
When citizens vote to support such leftist idiots to positions of power over them, they rinse all the color and merit and usefulness out of their own citizenship. What is the benefit of being an American citizen if any person here can vote in our elections? Where does "America" end up? It simply ends, that´s where. Those morons throw away the futures of their own children.
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