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Moonwalk Donating Member (437 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-06-10 08:03 PM
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249. How many of you do I think haven't been involved in campagns and such?...
I don't know. Do you? But let me ask you, shall we now respond to your assertion of all you've been doing with the same responses that folk are saying here about Obama? Poor you? You're not doing enough? Why haven't you ended the war? Would such remarks make you work harder, better, get more results?
This isn't to say that you're not allowed to be disappointed in Obama's failure to quickly end the war, nor to demand those you elected keep their promises, and criticize them if they don't. But there are those who are, clearly, yelling out their complaints, anger and disappointment about other things louder than you. And your demand that Obama end the war is getting drowned out by all those other demands. Maybe, if some of these others would stop shouting, you'd be heard. Problem is, some have just as much right as you to complain that what they want hasn't been done, or hasn't been done the way they want. Others are idiots demanding birth certificates and no taxes.

So you tell me. As complaints don't seem to be getting us what we want when we want it, and maybe that's because Obama really does have a lot on his plate and too many demands to listen to...what should we do? How can we quiet some of these voices so that we can better be heard? Or how can we help Obama fix those other problems quicker so that he has less to do and can get to our issue?

As for all you're doing, bravo. Hurray. Cheers. But I really don't think that Chuck was talking to you when he told people that they need to be more active in politics. He's talking to those who haven't been involved--if you'd happen to know how many that is, and who, I'm sure he'd be glad to address that point to them in particular and leave you out.
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