The Political Paralysis

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Amanda Sanchez
September 23, 2012
Mr. Serna
2nd Essay

Political Paralysis
Politics are a large part of The American system, and they are what make up our nations decisions on government, the people in it, and decisions that will be made, in Political Paralysis, by Danusha Veronica Goska, she talks about the difference one person can make by voting, on the other hand, there are many people in America that believe the exact opposite. 1.In all reality there are a lot of things that can factor into your vote actually count, it is easy to vote fraudulently, or even mess with a computer with a simple usb flash drive in order to mess with the votes. 2.Many people may also feel like there simply are too many people out there and that with millions of people voting, what is their one vote going to change anything? 3. But the biggest reason people don’t vote, because they are ill-informed, they do not believe what the politicians are saying, or are watching what these past politicians have promised in their campaigning and have seen nothing they promised happen, see everything stay the same year after year, and after a while people learn to just sit back and watch what is happening in the world, becasue their one vote is not going to change anything. Though many feel like voting is such a large part of an Americans role in society, many can argue that their vote doesn’t count, there are far too many people to think that your one vote could change the outcome, and believe that all these promises these people make are going to be followed through with so therefore why vote? It is not going to change anything. Over time with technology advancing so quickly it has become very easy to do just about anything we want when it comes to technology. It has become very easy to cheat and get away with it. In Goska’s writing she says. “Why do we deny that power? Why do we not honor what we can do? Part of the reason is that “virtue” is often defined as the...
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