If you are not familiar with the movie Brown Sugar; 1st you should watch it as soon as you can. Second the whole movie does a phenomenal job comparing a relationship and life to hip hop.
“Citizens should not be required to opt-in to their fundamental right to vote. We do not have to opt-in to other rights, such as free speech or due process. The right to vote should be no different. ” said California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.
I blame growing post AOL IM. The QWERTY keyboard & iPhones helped push it along further in to the mobile world. Twitter also makes it a necessity at times to use text speak. There is only so much you can say in 140 characters.