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Old 10-18-2007, 10:46 PM
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Its offical : 24% of America is brain dead

http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSN1624620720071017?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&rpc=22&sp=true


Seriously.. congress needs to grow some and impeach this retard...Apparently bush found inner peace in Iraq and laughs at Israels bombing of Syria...

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Old 10-19-2007, 12:48 AM
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Ron Paul, Ron Paul.
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Old 10-19-2007, 12:56 AM
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Ron Paul, Ron Paul.
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Ron Paul is starting to break through the mainstream media barrier. I hope he doesn't fizzle out like Ross Perot.
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Old 10-19-2007, 01:20 AM
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I wish I was registered as a Repubican just so I could vote for Ron Paul.

Ron Paul doesn't go to the gym, he stays fit by exercising his civil rights.
Ron Paul delivers babies without using his hands, he simply reads them the Bill of Rights and they crawl out in anticipation of freedom.
Ron Paul doesn't cut taxes, he kills them with his bare hands.
Ron Paul could lead a horse to the water and convince it to drink, but he doesn't believe the government has the right to so he refuses.
Ron Paul's midichlorian level is off the chart.
When Chuck Norris gets scaried, he goes to Ron Paul.
Studies by the World Health Organization show that Ron Paul is the leading cause of freedom among men.
Ron Paul makes the US dollar want to be a better currency.
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Old 10-19-2007, 04:28 AM
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Ron Paul is starting to break through the mainstream media barrier. I hope he doesn't fizzle out like Ross Perot.
I'm afraid to watch.
Perot 2.0
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Old 10-19-2007, 07:13 AM
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I wish I was registered as a Repubican just so I could vote for Ron Paul.
change your party affiliation while you still can

I bought some Ron Paul stuff.. a big sign to hold.. or stick in my windshield when my car is parked.. and some of those pamphlets
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Old 10-19-2007, 08:24 AM
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I'm afraid to watch.
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Yes, at best.

The curious thing to watch will be where the evangelical right goes in this election. They are very reliable voters -- they turn-out in numbers greater than most other segments of society and they are a very large group. Their endorsement very a mixed blessing. A large number of voters are instantly repelled by them. So you get to draw from a very committed source but aalso alienate a large group. The trick is to conduct a slight-of-hand trick in which the evangelicals come to believe you're not Satan's representative and are sympathetic to their views, but that you don't allow yourself to become publicly wedded to them.

Reagan and Clinton I did it just right. Bush I flubbed by alienating them while Bush II flubbed it by being defined as one of them. It looks to me like Obama and Clinton II are both angling to gather then into the fold without embracing them. The Republicans, except for Huckaby, aren't actively seeking their support.

At least in the southern states, the evangelical vote was traditionally Democrat. Reagan managed to drive a wedge between the democrats and evangelicals. But I think the evangelicals are ready to go back home. The Republicans are in serious danger of losing the evangelicals. If they do lose the evangelicals they will definitely lose the election and lose it in a big way.

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More important than Bush's approval rating is Congress' - 11%. Bush is the "face" of America, but Congress is the "labor"; they pass the laws and spend the money. The real power to our government comes from the Congress, and 11% is appalling. I'm amazed at how everyone points to Bush's approval rating and screams "Impeach!" "Impeach", but they never complain about how badly Congress is working (perhaps because they're Democrat-run, I don't know).

As a Republican, what the last eight years has taught me is that all politicians suck. When the Democrats get in power, they spend money like madmen WHILE raising taxes; when the Republicans get in power, they spend money like madmen WHILE saying we need smaller government. Ever four years, we get a shot at a new President, but it'll take a lot longer than four years to replace all the members of Congress.

I don't want a Republican-controlled or a Democrat-controlled House, Senate, and Presidency - I want a government stalemate with different parties controlling different branches. Arguments and inactivity seem to create the best type of government.
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Old 10-19-2007, 09:12 AM
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Very well-said. I have learned a handful of things regarding politics as I have lost my political passion over the last fifteen years:

1. The best and the brightest do NOT run for political office. Hell, I'd venture to say that even normal people don't run for political office.

2. The less the federal government tries to do FOR or do TO me, the better.

3. "Gridlock," despite wailing and gnashing of teeth from most of the media, is a very good thing. See #2. Plus, the Founders were smart - they engineered "gridlock" into the system on purpose.
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Old 10-19-2007, 10:16 AM
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Very well-said. I have learned a handful of things regarding politics as I have lost my political passion over the last fifteen years:

1. The best and the brightest do NOT run for political office. Hell, I'd venture to say that even normal people don't run for political office.

2. The less the federal government tries to do FOR or do TO me, the better.
Hmmm. I think I have been saying that for a while too.
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The US is like a large corporation that has over-diversified to a point where it can't do anything well. Those companies that returned to their 'core businesses' got rid of superfluous operations to concentrate on what they do best. For the US, that means a re-commitment to it's Constitution, eliminate federal programs that don't directly protect citizens, and stop the international empire building that is creating enemies around the world.
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More important than Bush's approval rating is Congress' - 11%. Bush is the "face" of America, but Congress is the "labor"; they pass the laws and spend the money. The real power to our government comes from the Congress, and 11% is appalling. I'm amazed at how everyone points to Bush's approval rating and screams "Impeach!" "Impeach", but they never complain about how badly Congress is working (perhaps because they're Democrat-run, I don't know).

As a Republican, what the last eight years has taught me is that all politicians suck. When the Democrats get in power, they spend money like madmen WHILE raising taxes; when the Republicans get in power, they spend money like madmen WHILE saying we need smaller government. Ever four years, we get a shot at a new President, but it'll take a lot longer than four years to replace all the members of Congress.

I don't want a Republican-controlled or a Democrat-controlled House, Senate, and Presidency - I want a government stalemate with different parties controlling different branches. Arguments and inactivity seem to create the best type of government.
That sums it up pretty well.
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Old 10-19-2007, 02:00 PM
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I'm SHOCKED! It's ONLY 24%?

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