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Thu Jan 21, 2016, 11:51 AM

How to buy my vote. (Rant warning)

My vote is indeed for sale but my vote is not cheap or easy. The rules apply whether you are running for a position that is local, state or federal.

All you have to do in convince me of 4 things.

* That you will keep your fingers off things in my life that are not government business.
* That your ideas are the ones that will solve problems at my kitchen table that can only be solved by government.
* That you are capable of getting those ideas implemented or at least move us considerably closer to achieving them.
* That you will actually get it done instead of bait as switch.


This isn't rocket science and should not even need to be said. Unfortunately every election cycle it seems every candidate and their assorted minions think it necessary to beat me over the head with death panels, scary brown people, how other candidates had a pimple on their butt in 1974 or how THEY are the only candidate that can save me from a killer asteroid that is right now barreling down on my house at 4 zillion miles an hour.

Instead why don't you spend you time on telling me what's in my food and water and how you'll keep it safe for me to eat and drink? (Flint MI anyone) Why don't you tell me the truth about the last financial crisis and the truth about the next one coming up and how you are going to keep the predators from screwing us all over again. Why don't you tell me how you are going to get the blood sucking vermin out of the health care industry. Why don't you tell me how you are going to convince the economic predators to lighten up and send a little of that wealth back to the bottom and middle for their own good and ours. Why don't you tell me how you'll keep the rapists and drug dealers out of the local park so I can go over there for an evening stroll without worrying about beating off shitheads. And while you are at it, tell me how you plan to make sure the local police don't shoot everything in a hoodie that moves.

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Response to KentuckyWoman (Original post)

Thu Jan 21, 2016, 11:53 AM

1. To your first concern, this video may be helpful

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Showing disregard for the constitution's protections is not often a tactic which presidential candidates pursue.

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Response to KentuckyWoman (Original post)

Thu Jan 21, 2016, 11:56 AM

2. I consider this a World Class rant....worthy of the gold medal!

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Response to KentuckyWoman (Original post)

Thu Jan 21, 2016, 12:43 PM

3. Well played. VERY well played.

Regardless of who you are supporting, I support this post.



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Response to KentuckyWoman (Original post)

Thu Jan 21, 2016, 12:48 PM

4. Libertarian freedoms versus society security

With terrorists both internal and external this will be the debate for years to come. The uneven discharge of justice in Ferguson and Baltimore versus the Oregon looters. Is there compromise?

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