Lets show support for you're candidate
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May 5th, 2008 12:19 AM
Lets show support for you're candidate
There are about seven months until the election, an election that will decide the next President of the United States. The person elected will be the president of all Americans, not just the Democrats or the
To show our solidarity as Americans, let's all get together and show each other our support for the candidate of our choice. It's time that we all came together, Democrats and Republicans alike.
If you support the policies and character of John McCain, please drive with your headlights on during the day.
If you support Obama or Hillary, please drive with your headlights off at night. Thank you
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
May 5th, 2008 12:24 AM
They definitely are not the types to look ahead, or look beyond the carrot dangling at their nose tips anyway.
(not that I am a McCain kinda guy, but once again we have to choose the lesser of evils)
May 5th, 2008 12:37 AM
I am getting tired of having to do that.
Originally Posted by SIXTO
May 5th, 2008 12:38 AM
Mccain Is Not My First Choice I Would Of Like Of Have Seen Fred Thompson Or Hunkabee As The Republican Choice But Mccain Is It Hopfully He Keeps The Republican Tridition Of Protecting Our Second Ammendant Rights And My Right To Carry For Me This Says It All The Ecomony The Gas Prices And The Health Plans Are Important Also But No Matter Who Is Commander And Chief They Are Only A Figure Head And The Problems Of Our Nation Will Always Be There To Iron Out
May 5th, 2008 12:44 AM
Punctuation, punctuation, punctuation.JK.
Originally Posted by DIRTY HARRY
May 5th, 2008 07:23 AM
I like Bob Barr. Guess I'll drive around with my brights on.
May 5th, 2008 12:04 PM
None of them and here's why (long)
This column was written by a guy named Charley Reese whose stuff appears primarily in Florida newspapers.
Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them.
Have you ever wondered why, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, we have deficits? Have you ever wondered why, if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, we have inflation and high taxes?
You and I don't propose a federal budget. The president does. You and I don't have the Constitutional authority to vote on appropriations. The House of Representatives does. You and I don't write the tax code. Congress does. You and I don't set fiscal policy. Congress does. You and I don't control monetary policy. The Federal Reserve Bank does.
One hundred senators, 435 congressmen, one president and nine Supreme Court Justices - 545 human beings out of the 300 million - are directly, legally, morally, and individually responsible for the domestic problems that plague this country.
I excluded the members of the Federal Reserve Board because that problem was created by the Congress. In 1913, Congress delegated its Constitutional duty to provide a sound currency to a federally chartered but private central bank.
I excluded all the special interests and lobbyists for a sound reason. They have no legal authority. They have no ability to coerce a senator, a congressman or a president to do one cotton- picking thing. I don't care if they offer a politician $1 million dollars in cash. The politician has the power to accept or reject it.
No matter what the lobbyist promises, it is the legislator's responsibility to determine how he votes.
A CONFIDENCE CONSPIRACY
Those 545 human beings spend much of their energy convincing you that what they did is NOT their fault. They cooperate in this common con regardless of party.
What separates a politician from a normal human being is an excessive amount of gall. No normal human being would have the gall of a SPEAKER, who stood up and criticized G.W. BUSH for creating deficits.
The president can only propose a budget. He cannot force the Congress to accept it. The Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land, gives sole responsibility to the House of Representatives for originating and approving appropriations and taxes.
Who is the Speaker of the House? She is the leader of the majority party. She and fellow Democrats, not the president, can approve any budget they want. If the president vetoes it, they can pass it over his veto.
REPLACE THE SCOUNDRELS
It seems inconceivable to me that a nation of 300 million cannot replace 545 people who stand convicted -- by present facts - of incompetence and irresponsibility.
I can't think of a single domestic problem, from an unfair tax code to defense over-runs, that are not traceable directly to those 545 people.
When you fully grasp the plain truth that 545 people exercise power of the federal government, then it must follow that what exists is what they want to exist.
If the tax code is unfair, it's because they want it unfair. If the budget is in the red, it's because they want it in the red. If the Marines are in IRAQ, it's because they want them in IRAQ.
There are no insoluble government problems. Do not let these 545 people shift the blame to bureaucrats, whom they hire and whose jobs they can abolish; to lobbyists, whose gifts and advice they can reject; to regulators, to whom they give the power to regulate and from whom they can take this power.
Above all, do not let them con you into the belief that there exist disembodied mystical forces like "the economy," "inflation" or "politics" that prevent them from doing what they take an oath to do.
Those 545 people, and they alone, are responsible. They, and they alone, have the power. They, and they alone, should be held accountable by the people who are their bosses - provided the voters have the gumption to manage their own employees. We should vote all of them out of office and clean up their mess.
May 5th, 2008 12:09 PM
Originally Posted by MR D
“You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic.”
― Robert A. Heinlein,
May 5th, 2008 12:09 PM
I just hope McCain chooses Huckabee as his running mate.....
"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined". - Patrick Henry
May 5th, 2008 12:22 PM
Sorry folks political only threads aren't allowed.
Procrastinators are the leaders of tomorrow.
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