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originally posted by: scraedtosleep
Because trump and the repubs didn't allow me to hear from everyone I wanted to hear from I'm going to do something I've never done before and vote straight ticket dem as a protest.
I , the american citizen wanted to hear from everyone, bidon, shiff, hunter, bolton, mulvany.
But they decided I didn't need to hear it all.
originally posted by: TheRedneck
You know what? I'm going to rant a little here, just to get this all off my chest.
We regularly see examples on the news and even on this board about how police abuse their power because in a split-second, they had to make a life-or-death decision we don't agree with after taking time to consider all the aspects. Yet, when placed in the same position of authority, what do we do? We call for someone to come save us.
There are many who regularly complain about the "good ol' boys" club that protects those in authority. Yet when we are placed in authority, we immediately fall into the exact same "good ol' boys" club.
We do not need some authority to punish Shiff, Pelosi, Schumer, Nadler, or anyone else. We are that authority. We, the People of the United States of America, hold the ultimate power over who will speak for us in the highest halls of power. Every two years, we get to tell those same authorities we regularly complain about whether or not they get to stay in authority. We are the boss. We are the authority. These people serve at our pleasure, not us at theirs.
And yet, what do we do with that power? Most ignore it and do not even vote. They sit home, watching TV to let some guy they have never met, living and working hundreds of miles away, who has no earthly idea they even exist, tell them what to think and who is "on their side." They ignore the one thing that really can make a difference because driving a few miles to mark a ballot is less exciting than watching Rachal Maddow or Sean Hannity. Then they excuse their apathetic actions by declaring that "my vote doesn't matter anyway." Of course it doesn't! YOU NEVER USED IT!
By that way of thinking, a hammer doesn't work either... it has to be swung to drive a nail. A chainsaw is useless... it must be used to cut trees. No tool ever imagined by man "matters," because none will work by themselves.
Then, of course, we hear the normal complaints about how the government isn't responsive to their needs. Of course it isn't! YOU NEVER EXPRESSED THOSE NEEDS!
originally posted by: toolgal462
If Dems haven't realized by now that they have been led down the wrong path again and again by their party leaders then they deserve the unprecedented embarrassing loss that they are heading for in NOvember.
If Dems have any chance of saving their party, they better change direction and removing Schiff and Pelosi would be a good start. Maybe they can convince some of their constituents that they aren't complete, corrupt,maniacal, bumbling fools.
Does anyone think they have enough combined intelligence among them all to make a good move?
originally posted by: Ahabstar
a reply to: fringeofthefringe
Except California conducts “Jungle Primaries” in which the top two advance to the November election regardless of party. So you get Schiff or another Democrat that may or may not be worse. But thanks for playing...
originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: Riffrafter
120 million none voters living and paying taxes in the united states.