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canadianbeaver Donating Member (929 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:13 PM
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Why is it ?
Why is it that just because they are the government...they feel they know whats best for all the rest of us....What gives them all this special knowingness..??

I am sick and tired of the f'ing BS....

Everything that comes outta their mouths has been, for the most part, LIES....Why follow..Why believe them.....why should we trust them?..Have they earned it?

they don't even uphold the laws they themselves voted on..

Just venting....thanks





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DCKit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:15 PM
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1. True believers along the same lines as any of the catastrophic cult leaders in history. nt
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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:16 PM
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2. The power goes to their heads. nt
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canadianbeaver Donating Member (929 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:48 PM
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7. It sure does......absolutely.....
and we all know the rest of that.....

Power corrupts....absolute power corrupts, absolutely!!!

cue the TWILIGHT ZONE music please....cause that seems to be where I am.....
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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:18 PM
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3. If more people showed up to vote, especially in OFF YEAR elections
maybe you'd get that representative government you crave.

People don't vote. I never miss an election. Too many people, though, think it's a 'once every four years' type exercise.
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canadianbeaver Donating Member (929 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:28 PM
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4. Yes.....all must vote....I agree...but still.....
the whole premise..that they know more than the rest of us...and have to decide what is good and not so good for us...

recently it seems that we need to be with them or against them....lately..I have been against them...

I guess my answer I am searching for will come from them..telling me what I need to think..and what is impor-d-ant for me to be concerned about...

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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:31 PM
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5. Well, that's "our" fault for not voting them out. But I don't agree with
the premise that 'they' know best. I vote for the ones that come closest to MY views--I don't modulate my views to be closer to them.
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canadianbeaver Donating Member (929 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 03:45 PM
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6. Does your vote count?
With all the election fraud that happened in 04 in Ohio (for example)...how can one be so sure that their vote for the person who they feel best represents them is counted..

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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 04:16 PM
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8. You can only cheat in elections around the MOE.
If you have a MOE of three points, and a one or two point difference in candidate support, it's easy to throw a race.

Once you get outside the MOE, though, it's harder.

I suspect if more people were 'likely' voters, that election would have gone Kerry's way.
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pscot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 04:44 PM
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10. I'm convinced that we need to hang one every so often
Just for the salutary effect it would have on the others. Didn't there used to be some ancient cult where they killed the king at the end of the year? Sounds like just the thing. Clearly, taking impeachment off the table was a big mistake.
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porphyrian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 04:16 PM
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9. Because I said so. Now, eat your broccoli. -n/t
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