A Former Bush Supporter, Not Voting GOP

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    Harsh, but I can relate. I disagree about the alternative, but I can understand. There are links:

    http://www.dailypundit.com/2006/10/the_list_formerly_see_no_evil.php

     
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    I don't disagree, which is why I'm voting Nov. 7th. However, when was the last time on any thread, we had a dem say, "I'm disappointed that my party has failed to put forward anything positive they will do, outside of anything but Bush?"

    I'm not of the mindset that we should ignore what is wrong with our 'leaders', but until there is a better alternative, I'll stick with the devil I know.
     
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    Just get ready. This is EXACTLY how Clinton backdoored his way into office. Disgruntled Republicans don't vote blinding for whoever has a "R" behind their names as Dems do when they see the "D". All we need now is another "Ross Perot."
     
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    Then the GOP should wake up and get with it. In IL, over 5% are polling voting Green for governor, thus the makings are ripe for a 3rd party.
     
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    Clinton would never have reached office without Perot. There is no Perot out there now. Who would even get that type of draw with just an announcement?
     
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    The problem with that "third party" thinking in 1992 is it split the Republicans, not the Dems. The climate seems about the same now. People want "change," but in their haste, they don't look at what "change" entails.

    The Democrats aren't offering anything. On any given topic conservatives may be disgruntled over, what better plan have the Dems come up with? Joining in the criticizing isn't exactly my idea of a "better plan."
     
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    I'm dissappointed that the dems will not openly support reform of marijuana laws. If they did, then I'm sure they can draw out a larger number of young voters.
     
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    Is the lack of open support keeping young voters away from the polls?
     
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    I strongly agree, Kathianne - which is why I'll be out there on the 7th, as well. The Democrats (and, incidentally, the neocons) are - as usual - ten million miles off base.

    Senate Republicans, behaving like weasels - another Bush, behaving like an elitist, globalist, fuck-America Bush - homosexuals, behaving like self-absorbed reprobates - Democrats, hating this country, lying with every breath, living by the politics of personal destruction, cut-and-run cowardice, and class envy; in short, behaving like Democrats - none of this human offal has surprised me in the least.

    The Republican House - alone - has displayed an acceptable degree of courage and integrity amongst the otherwise uninterrupted flow of sewage that is Washington politics. They've earned my support, and they shall have it.
     
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