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CoCre8tor Donating Member (66 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-29-06 12:46 PM
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16. Include me with Otter & Grumpy
Stabenow's vote against the Constitution was shocking and disappointing. I feel that voting for her is akin to voting for dictatorship, not democracy.

Reasonable people could disagree about the other whacky votes that she made (though I feel her votes on the confirmation of Rice, bankruptcy bill, & flag burning amendment bizarre for an alleged "liberal"), her vote against the Constitution breached the public's trust.

Someone told me that he was going to vote, but would skip the US Senator election on account of Stabenow's torture bill vote. I told him I was voting for David Sole - the Green Party candidate - because the third parties have to acheive a certain percentage of the vote to maintain ballot access. I think one of the parties candidates has to recieve 1% of the vote to maintain ballot access. That's what I recall from my Natural Law Party days.

According to the Rasmussen Reports polls, Stabenow leads Bouchard 55-39. I'll sleep better knowing that my vote may help the Green Party and will not be supporting a Constitution-buster like Stabenow, and yet the Dems won't lose the seat either.

One of Gandhi's Seven Deadly Social Sins is Politics without Principle. Stabenow played politics with her support of the torture bill, and failed to stand up for the principle of democracy.

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/2006/State%20Polls/Octo...
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