We kinda suck at picking leaders

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    And by we, I mean me. Since I voted for Bush and Obama.

    Bush was all balls no brains.

    Obama is all brains no balls.

    Is it really too much to ask for to elect a leader with a healthy and balanced supply of both?
     
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    Running the country is similar to running a business which is why our leaders should be drafted from among the best and brightest of the business community.
     
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    There's only a few of us around that could fit the bill of a "balanced supply of balls and brains". Let's see... There's me, Gunny, Dude, MountainMan, Roomy and Bootneck. They are the only ones that come to mind and as far as I know, neither of us is interested in the job.:lol:
     
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    Maybe I'll jump on the Paulie bandwagon and vote for Ron Paul. :eusa_think:
     
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    if people didn't suck at picking leaders ron paul would be president and peter schiff would be in charge of the economy
     
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    I think part of the problem is the fact that you are trying to find a "leader" as you say in your post.

    I noticed that the criticism of Bush, amongst many other criticisms, was that he was not a suitble leader. Likewise, all I keep on hearing is "what a great leader" Obama is.

    My President is suppoosed to be a uniter....not a leader. I do not need some guy that has never met me decide what is best for me...that is for me to decide and thus why America is great....freedom of choice...self responsibility.....responsible for my own decisions and ramifications of such decisions.

    Obama came in with the idea that we are not capable of making our own decisions, as we should not have to deal with the negative ramifications of such decisions.......so he will "restrict", "restructure", "control" and LEAD us to be a better people as he "fundamentally changes America" as he said in his November 1st campaign speech.

    So first, I advise that you cahnge your thought process....do not vote for a leader...vote for a uniter....you will be surprised at the outcome.

    Final word....do not vote for a man that uses words like "I" and "ME"....listen for the words "WE" and "US"........go back to the Obama speeches....you rarely hear we and us...but often hear me and I.

    Hope that helps.
     
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    gimme a break. Ron Paul was the right wing version of Ralph Nader. Nothing more, nothing less.
     
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    I'm sure Ron Paul's balls are shriveled and have minimal sway.
     
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    :rofl:


    I tellya.. that BUSH sure was a.. uh.. uniter... Hell, he didn't even have to polarize America in order to win reelection! or something.


    :cuckoo:

    If people like you were continually in office we'd still see children working in hazardous factories. sheesh.. Who is to tell the 9 year old he can't work in the lead paint factory, right?


    crazy people.
     
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    We suck at picking our leaders?

    I completely disagree. What we suck at is realizing that the media picks our leaders, not us. They decide who to focus on, who to praise, and who to criticize.

    Hell, the one candidate who stated throughout the campaign that our economy is tanking, that we need to regain control of our money supply, that we're gonna end up sending more kids to war if we don't change policy, that our increased spending needs to stop, that we need to stop intervening for global corporations, etc etc etc - that lone candidate was demonized by every media pundit at every turn during the campaign.

    So it's not "we" who suck. It's our media, who picks their corporate selected globalists from both sides of the aisle and parades them around in front of the country as the pool of Presidential candidates from which we may choose. Their method is to to focus on issues that concern us rather than Constitutional law and national sovereignty.

    Well guess what - federal government and control can be expanded exponentially by either party when you turn the people's attention away from limited Constitutional government and you train people to follow and desire "issues" based leadership and legislation.

    So that is what we get, whether it's GOP or Dem. We get so-called "educated" voters who demand and allow solutions to issues and to partisan ideologies from a national leadership, rather than voters who support our system of individual liberty that is a federation of States under a limited federal government.

    In other words, despite our Constitutional make-up, the media has manipulated our opinions and the selection of our candidates so that we are now voting in a democratic "majority rules" manner rather than under the legal framework of our Constitution which limits the capabilities of the federal government.

    So again, it's not "we" who suck. It's "we" who have been deceived into supporting consolidation of power by both parties, and globalist integration by both parties. Our own treasury secretaries, appointed by our Presidents, have actually handed our money to globalist banks, and have even stated that they are open to integration into a possible global currency.
     
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