Originally posted by poet1b
So what makes you so sure that McCain will be a repeat of GW. McCain has a history of putting the rights of the people ahead of special interests,
and chances are that he will change the executive branch a great deal, and return that branch to doing the job it is supposed to do, enforcing the
Actually, McCain has quite the opposite of that history.
He tends to always put special interests ahead of people.
My all-time favorite McCain contradiction is
Bailing out Bear Stearns necessary to protect economy. (Apr 2008)
followed up by
Key is to not to bail out homeowners who speculated. (Apr 2008)
I could go on all day but Here
is a great source of unbiased information.
For the record, very few people ever put obama on a cloud and said Praise be unto him.
After i changed my mind about the man, it still made no difference to me his flaws.
All politicians have them.
We vote for politicians to run for office because they know how to get things done in a world of lies, manipulation, 600-page bills, etc etc etc.
I wouldnt know where to begin.
You can't go to a car dealership and buy a collectors edition corvette
then get mad at your car because you cant cram a mattress in the trunk.
A politician is the same way.
It doesnt matter which side of the election you're on.
Both candidates lie to get ahead.
But what you have to do (IMO) is figure out which candidates' lies are in your best interest.
Obama or McCain?
For me, and apparently a lot of other people
the choice is clear - Obama.
Until something drastic happens (if ever) to change my opinion, it shall stay here
[edit on 21-6-2008 by Andrew E. Wiggin]