posted on Aug, 4 2008 @ 03:57 PM
Originally posted by Fathom
Originally posted by Lecter
He gets my vote simply because he is black. And the reason is because if he wins I know it will really piss off rightwingers and the racist rednecks.
What a great day that will be
i see you are just as intelligent as the rednecks you love to hate.
Fathom, that is an insult to rednecks.
Back on topic, I'm still unsure on whether or not I want to vote for McCain or do a write-in. I most assuredly will not be voting for Obama though.
It has nothing to do with his skin color, as it truly wouldn't matter to me if the two of them were green and fuchsia. What does matter to me is his
voting record. My political views are typically more in line with Democrats than republicans, but his voting record, and lack thereof on several
important issues, is a big reason why I will not vote for him.
He voted no on denying legal status for immigrants convicted of certain crimes and barring immigrants with certain criminal convictions. Personally I
think we have enough criminals here without letting in more. And there is his complete lack of voting on several other issues or voting present, which
is the same as not voting. Not to mention his whopping 4 years experience being a senator.
Then there are his connections with racist and radical individuals, and his wife's utter loathing of our country. Perhaps it's just me, but I don't
want someone in the office who has surrounded themselves with racists and radicals who would love nothing more than to completely destroy our
McCain may not be the perfect candidate either, but I would much rather have someone with years of experience and few if any ties to radicals and
Edit for typos
[edit on 4-8-2008 by Jenna]