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Response to LuvLoogie (Reply #101)

Sun Jul 26, 2015, 01:33 AM

108. no, but the last several presidents have been liars and thieves.

 

Our government used to be an agreement between we the people and the megalomaniacal sociopaths who craved power. We would Give them power, and they would make the trains run on time, build roads, pay old people money so we wouldn't have to set them adrift on iceflows, and whatever else we could all agree was a benefit to society.

They haven't been keeping their end of the bargain for several decades now. But about thirty percent of the population believe that if we keep voting for the same parties over and over and over again, it will magically get better.

It's so hard to hear the disappointment in their voices and the desperate rationalizations of, "hey, he wanted to fix things, but the other party wouldn't let him!", and, "He actively lobbied congress to pass legislation that is in direct opposition to his campaign promises and fifty years of party doctrine as part of a complex plan to accomplish a greater good!", and, "His complex plan to accomplish the greater good was thwarted by the other party because of their natural cunning and evil, we'll just have to live with the consequences of his honest attempt.".

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