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Post time 2008-8-22 15:23:40 |Display all floors

Freedom to Do What??

Vote for whom?  In the duopoly that is the political scene in America, you can vote for whichever liar you want (and American Campaign Promises are such serious oxymorons that even 3 year olds know that they are not meant to be kept - and thus pure lies), but only one of the two party's choice is electable.  And what choices do you have?  This liars' contest you got on the red corner a septagenarian who flipflops and tells the voters what he thinks they wanna hear.  On the blue corner you got a black preacherman (late convert from islam) who changes color and positions as fast as a chameleon, and whose strong point is in telling the voters what he thinks they wanna hear.  You put a burlap sack over the heads of McBama and O'Cain, and nobody can tell any difference between the two.  BOTH LOSERS.  

Tell us again what choice you have?  Your "freedom" is what got you 8 years of Bush in the first place.  How are you enjoying that?  The system is an abject failure in that it repeatedly produces "leaders" that are aggressive megalomaniacs, hellbent on spending money that you don't have (which your pogeny would have to repay in the next 50 generations), AND your system has no way to get rid of the jerks short of waiting out the 8 years.

Pray tell what is the advantage again?

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Post time 2008-8-22 15:39:37 |Display all floors
Originally posted by kodama at 2008-8-22 14:35

Uh. Yes.  

Yeah, they can.

Quite a few actually.

It seems this is your basic misunderstanding, a common one among uninformed Westerners. China is neither communist nor to ...


Agreed. Sadly they are common misunderstandings.
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Post time 2008-8-22 15:47:53 |Display all floors
Originally posted by tongluren at 2008-8-22 15:23
Vote for whom?  In the duopoly that is the political scene in America, you can vote for whichever liar you want (and American Campaign Promises are such serious oxymorons that even 3 year olds know ...


A cynical but reasonable view of demo crazy in action.

We might also consider the politician claims that the vote for them empowers them to legislate in favour of minority agendas that are opposed by the public majority.
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Post time 2008-8-22 17:45:29 |Display all floors
Originally posted by augusten at 2008-8-21 21:42
And the reasons for protesting here are so much more compelling, as the conventions will be filled with war criminals like George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, who have ordered illegal foreign occupations and destructions of entire countries while they abandoned New Orleans’ Black population, persecuted immigrants and destroyed the environment at home. That’s only a partial list of their crimes.


Let us not forget the war criminals Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, who should not get off lightly for the crimes against humanity.

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Post time 2008-8-22 18:12:05 |Display all floors
Originally posted by soapdodger at 2008-8-22 18:02


Or is it fair play only when they say nice things about China?


I like the new avatar soapdodger.

It seems to be suggesting that Chengdu pandas have won all the medals.
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