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It dosen't matter who the President is.

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posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 11:42 AM
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Dear Readers,

Thanks for the insight, and for these purposes I agree with one condition.

The next time a midwest grandma with a paid off mortgage wins the Publisher's Clearinghouse contest, Ed McMahon also delivers notice to report for inauguration.

Think about it, a real human being for President, absent years of intrigues, pressures, from lobbyists. A real human being cannot be compromised by publically acknowledged background problems current candidates have. Now the public knows leaders have bones in their closet, but they get a free pass, if they "hear and obey."

With a midwest grandma in office, our nation can progress when she tells the buzzards to "buzz off."

[edit on 13-8-2004 by SkipShipman]




posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 11:56 AM
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I wonder how long President Grandma would last before she resigned or was found dead of "natural causes"



posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 12:14 PM
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Originally posted by jeeze louise
I wonder how long President Grandma would last before she resigned or was found dead of "natural causes"


That is why the plan includes a succession of more independent people, who replace our midwest grandma. It may well be that she continues in office, whereas the uncertainty of the candidates for succession may resume with constant vigilence. Naturally a selected group of people say from Naval Intelligence would constantly monitor the Government for any problems of special interests trying to reassert their ill gotten gains.

Face it you have known from an early age that grandma is the best.

Does anyone want some homemade chocolate chip cookies?


[edit on 14-8-2004 by SkipShipman]



posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 03:01 PM
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After that voteing fiasco in Florida 4 years ago I'm not letting THEM make me think that my vote does'nt count! That's probably what they want anyway. For everyone to think it does'nt matter. Well I'm gonna vote and I think it does matter. Even if it's just a wild fantasy of mine, at least I will believe that I have tried to make a difference.



posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 07:25 PM
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Originally posted by Jazzerman
Morality has nothing to do with policy making


Morality has everything to do with policy-making.



posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 10:09 PM
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It really didn't use to matter until Bush came into office. I'm sorry but he is the most dangerous president we have ever seen. He only enjoys the support he does because he uses fear to attract people who would normally be just as afraid of him as I am.

He appeals and very small group of conservatives overall...especially if you consider the fact that he would have lost the last election had the apathetic majority of moderates would have participated in voting.

What's the motto of this site? Deny ignorance? He represents the highest level ignorance can reach in life.



posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 10:44 PM
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Originally posted by elaine
After that voteing fiasco in Florida 4 years ago I'm not letting THEM make me think that my vote does'nt count! That's probably what they want anyway. For everyone to think it does'nt matter. Well I'm gonna vote and I think it does matter. Even if it's just a wild fantasy of mine, at least I will believe that I have tried to make a difference.


If you want to change things, spread the truth to as many people as possible. There is strength in numbers. If more people realize that Washington is just a big show and there is no true difference between Republicans and Democrats (they serve the same masters), then perhaps we could actually gather the resolve to change things.



posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 11:06 PM
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i think it was michael moore who quoted "the democrats are just republicans in disguise"

where the republicans will tell you what they're going to do, the democrats will tell you something else, yet do it anyway.

from my humble british persepective, about to embark on a year of political seminars, i too am afraid of george w. bush, and hope he loses power... to david cobb!!!



posted on Aug, 14 2004 @ 01:25 AM
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Personally, I'm not so sure about David Cobb. He might be a Skrull. I'd rather vote Autobot.

[edit on 14-8-2004 by Ischyros]



posted on Aug, 14 2004 @ 06:38 AM
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The problem is that politics is a dirty business, and always has been.

You need money and connections, you need to buy favors, you need to suck up to some people, and crush others. No Mr nice guy.

If you want to be President, you have to be a mean ruthless bastard willing to do absolutely anything to get into the Whitehouse. If you are moral, honest and ethical you just ain't gona make it. Its that simple.

So candidate "A" has sucked up to all the same people as candidate "B".

Who wins does not actually matter. The people that really control the country have bought both men body and soul long before the election.

It sounds cynical, and it is. It is also reality.



posted on Aug, 14 2004 @ 08:19 AM
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Originally posted by Weller
What's the motto of this site? Deny ignorance? He represents the highest level ignorance can reach in life.


You are talking about Michael Moore, right? Surely he is the highest level of ignorance in America today.



posted on Aug, 14 2004 @ 10:26 AM
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Originally posted by GradyPhilpott

Originally posted by Jazzerman
Morality has nothing to do with policy making


Morality has everything to do with policy-making.


Correction...we WANT morality to be in policy-making. However, the sad truth is that it is NOT.



posted on Aug, 14 2004 @ 11:52 AM
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Originally posted by Warpspeed
If you want to be President, you have to be a mean ruthless bastard willing to do absolutely anything to get into the Whitehouse. If you are moral, honest and ethical you just ain't gona make it.

The people that really control the country have bought both men body and soul long before the election.


These are genuine tendencies which the Founding Fathers recognized and sought to control with the separation of powers inherent in the tripartite model of government we enjoy.

The more perverse and corrupt we become as individuals in this nation, the more easily to appreciate the genius upon which this nation was founded.

Wherever we may stand on the political continuum, we should all take the time to reflect on how much we all benefit from the energy, intellect, commitment and blood our forebears gave to the cause of liberty.



posted on Aug, 14 2004 @ 02:29 PM
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i agree - more is done by un-known people rather than the president himself - maybe a day will come when a president is no longer needed.



posted on Aug, 14 2004 @ 06:54 PM
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It seems to me that a President has simply too much executive power these days. Congress does not seem to be doing it's job properly either.

A Prime Minister has far less personal power than a President.

One man can easily be subverted, but many representatives in theory at least, should be more difficult to corrupt. Unfortunately all politics at every level seems to be tainted to a lesser or greater degree.

"Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" ( Lord Acton).



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