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malachibk Donating Member (780 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:04 AM
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If, God forbid, bush wins what will you do?
Leave the country?
Revolt?
Endure 4 more years?

I personally endorse the second option -- unfortunately, most of the nation's guns are in the hands of republicans.
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freetobegay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:08 AM
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1. Could communism have been correct?
They said America would destroy itself from within.
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malachibk Donating Member (780 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:12 AM
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3. It certainly seems to be headed in that direction
Reclaiming the country after 4 more years, I fear, would be impossible considering the global/national damage bush is poised to do.

I'm not some crazed radical, but I'd much sooner die trying to save our country from the likes of bush than in one of the upcoming wars.
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demsrule4life Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:15 AM
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5. So far it has been proven that communism will
destroy itself from within. The jury is still out about capitalism. What else can we try?
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dave29 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:31 AM
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8. Common Sense
Our Constitution, all things being equal (and that right there is the key) is a pretty remarkable peice of work.

If we can figure out how to keep church and state separated, we'd be well on our way to fixing the problems at hand. If you could get some science in there for mass consumption, that might be a good idea as well.

Derugulation seems to have been a bit of a bad idea for some industries.

The "American Dream" as it is now configured requires that in order for you to win, somebody else loses. This only ensures that those that have already won (some many generations ago) can rig the system so that they continue to win. Result: hard times for the lower and middle class.

Maybe some sort of system where there is competition, but also more cooperation between industries - bottom line being providing a service to the people - not a lining for the CEO's pocket book.
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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:10 AM
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2. Depends on what this country does
and what occurs as a result. I have two sons. My first duty is to them and not political ideology. Its not that my country is not high priority, because it is quite high with me. But if leaders are behaving misguidedly to where it threatens their future, I will look at options including moving.
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Tellurian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:15 AM
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4. There is no "IF"...
Failure is not an option!
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Birthmark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:18 AM
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6. I will leave.
I am 46 and have never thought about leaving the US before. But here we is.
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Not Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:21 AM
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7. That would be the last straw for me
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 08:21 AM by orlandoFL
I have never before contemplated living outside the US, but if that scenario were to play out, my partner and I are planning on leaving for the EU. Probably France.

As it is, it will take perhaps a generation to turn around the deficits, get out of the quagmire and re-situate the courts with moderate judges. If we have four more years of this, I would never live to see the country I once knew.

Sad.
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nuxvomica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:37 AM
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9. I will stay and fight
If * wins, his crowd will take even greater liberties and it will push everyone too far. Hubris will be their downfall. That along with cowardice and incompetence.

But the question is academic. * won't win anyway.
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JPJones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:46 AM
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10. Let's just say we are taking French classes.
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Gattaca Donating Member (2 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:54 AM
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11. Not quite certain
I don't know if I will have the money to be able to get out ... So I may have to resort to less savory means to survive. Maybe join the "Rebel Alliance" against the Tyranny of the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth W.
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ramapo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:54 AM
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12. Join the ignorant
I won't read newspapers or magazines.

No TV news. No talkradio. No NPR. No interviews shows.

Basically give up on my country.
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