Stop blaming Obama, Bush, Reps, Dems...

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    and start blaming the people responsible- Americans.


    The politicians aren't voting themselves in. Americans- the American populace- are the problem.
     
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    I blame the mysterious amount of dead voters who manage to walk the earth every election day and cast their vote for their favorate politicians as well.

    Zombies: Stealing your rights everyday.
     
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    Let's blame Santa Claus too! :cuckoo:

    So long as we don't blame Obama! :lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    I disagree with the opinion expressed in the OP. The elections are run by Democrats and Republicans and the major candidates for political office, those with the money and the media coverage, are decided by a relatively small percentage of the general poplulation. I think it is well past time that party primaries are replaced with bipartisian elections. At the very least give us a "None of the above" choice and allow the possibility of having the 2 major parties start over from scratch.
     
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    Elections are little more than popularity contests. The same people who ruled the playground and the prom grow up to rule in politics.
     
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    You said something that makes sense for once. :lol:
     
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    I lay the blame at the feet of the nefarious bastards up to no good just as much, or more than, the American voter. Many voters can't help it they're ignorant of what's going on around them, but the ones who take advantage of these people are the problem.
    Sadly, most votes cast anymore are a "best of available crooks" kinda thing anyway, for those who are even somewhat informed.

    The media today keeps many good people out of politics as well.
     
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    When all that's on the menu is a crap sandwich on toast or a crap sandwich on a roll it really doesn't matter which you order, you're still gettin' a crap sandwich.
     
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    I think , We the People, need to find a way to stop the buying of our public offices. We need a cap on the amount of money that can be spent on any campaign. I think that if 501 groups campaign for a specific candidate then it ought to count against the amount that candidate has to spend. There has to be some fair way to ensure that public jobs aren't just going to the highest bidder.
     
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    Elected offices are for the rich or those that are willing to sell their souls for political contributions from the big multinational and special interest groups. Until we see real campaign reform, nothing in Congress is going to change regardless of which party is in control.
     

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