Who Are You Voting For & Why?

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  1. IndependntLogic
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    It's interesting. Ask most people why they're voting for their choice and they start talking about the other guy. It's been a long time since I've seen anything close to logic and reason in this regard. Lots of hysterics and hyperbole but little in the way of substance. So let's hear it. What are the POLICY POSITIONS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS of your candidate / their party, that have made your determination? This will probably give some insight as to the strengths, weaknesses and mentality behind each candidate. I'll be curious to see what we have and whether there is ANYONE who can actually discuss issues intelligently. POLICY POSITIONS / SPECIFIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS anyone? Anyone? Bueller?
     
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    Gary Johnson.

    Because I believe the man to be honest and his views and ideas most closely parallel my own.

    Not exactly, but close...

    Much closer than the other guys.
     
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    ^^^^
    What he said.
     
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    I can't help but respect that. I mean there area lot of Libertarians who are like, these weird angry whackjob types but a LOT of them are simply sick and tired of giving into the 2-party system.

    I also agree with Johnson on a LOT, btw. Marijuana, cut defense spending, gay marriage, ending foreign handouts - all seem like no-brainers to me.

    So what specific issues do you agree with (for those who aren't familiar with Johnson and therefore don't find it obvious)?

    Nice to see such an intelligent post.
     
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    Don't know who yet, but it will definitely be alternate party.

    Because I will not vote for either of the two "main" candidates, period.

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    Romney. Because he's strongest on the economic issues. Because he's got a record of bi-partisan working. Because he's smart. Because he's got a great business background. And... because he's not Obama.
     
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    Okay fine. Economic issues. What are his specific domestic policy positions that have you convinced this is the case?
     
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    No,you should be asking,What are the POLICY POSITIONS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS of OBAMA

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    I did. I made clear regardless of for whom the vote was cast, the question stood.

    But I also predicted the response of those weak on their own candidate / knowledge of the issues:

    "they start talking about the other guy"

    Thusfar, there has been one strong post, one guy who came up with "what he said", one person who said Romney but hasn't come back when asked about specific positions on policy and um, you. The guy who started talking about the other guy.

    Not exactly a strong field thusfar.
     
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    As of right now, nobody. And I'm voting for nobody because nobody deserves my vote.
     

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