Recently I saw an article implying that millions of absentee votes were received from deceased voters. Whether or not we take the shouts of voter fraud seriously, there is definitely a need for debate on methods of preventing future fraud. One of the simplest methods of preventing fraud could be fingerprinting. Why not require a fingerprint at the polls, on voter registration cards, and on absentee ballot forms? I'm not saying we should have to include fingerprints on the ballot. Everyone wants to protect their identities, and the 'sacred secrecy' of their vote. I'm saying we should require fingerprints as part of the identification process already required at the polls. I've never voted with an absentee ballot, but I am certain there must be some sort of identification form that must be filed along with the ballot. I'm certain right-wing extremists would scream it's unconstitutional to require fingerprints in order to cast a vote. Bullshit.
STOP TELLING us your characters are watching what is happening around them. Watching is a spectator sport. Watching, looking, seeing, staring, glaring, in any form, instead of participating in what is happening, is TELLING. TELLING is BORING. Stop sidelining your characters. They aren’t in the stands watching what is happening on the field. They are on the field, playing the game, participating in what is happening. Don’t TELL us they are watching. SHOW them participating. If they are playing the game, they should keep their eye on the ball. That doesn’t mean you need to TELL us they are keeping their eye on the ball. It doesn’t mean you need to TELL us they are watching the ball. Just SHOW what the ball is doing, and what the character does when they see the ball. Instead of TELLING: The batter watched the ball coming straight at his face. SHOW: The batter ducked, avoiding the fastball aimed directly at his face. SHOW the action.