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Old 04-15-2019, 06:24 PM
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How can we make it known that ideas that infringe on us or are intended to Capitalize off us will no longer be tolerated? Like the **** tax goof and all other radical ideas that punish us as a Nation.
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Gee, I don't know, maybe elect someone else?
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Lock 'em up!!
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Originally Posted by ratflinger View Post
Gee, I don't know, maybe elect someone else?
Hmmm... Great point. When is that going to start working?
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The re-election rate is right around 90%. A huge chunk go into politics for a life long profession and obviously they don't give a **** about what people like or don't like. Taking down a career politician isn't easy. First you need to find someone to run against them, which isn't all that easy. Then that challenger has to not only raise a butt load of money, but beat the system that is designed to keep politicians in office.

Add to this that most voters are simply too stupid to vote for anyone other than who they are told to vote for and it is easy to see why re-election rates are 90%.
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Originally Posted by ratflinger View Post
Gee, I don't know, maybe elect someone else?

you can only punish them at the ballot box.
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I do agree it's almost impossible sometimes, but unless we are willing, as a majority, to drive to DC & shoot them all, we're just going to have to try and get enough people to give a **** and vote.
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How can we make it known that ideas that infringe on us or are intended to Capitalize off us will no longer be tolerated? Like the **** tax goof and all other radical ideas that punish us as a Nation.
Our Senators have been much like ancient Roman Senators for many years now. How dare you question a Senator of Rome, pleb!
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Originally Posted by pologreen1 View Post
How can we make it known that ideas that infringe on us or are intended to Capitalize off us will no longer be tolerated? Like the **** tax goof and all other radical ideas that punish us as a Nation.
What is the "**** tax goof" and why would that be foremost on your mind?
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Term limits is the only answer at the moment. Repeal the 17th would go a long way too. The only way We the People can do those two things is a convention of the States but we have to be very very careful opening up the Constitution.

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Originally Posted by BoostManiac View Post
Our Senators have been much like ancient Roman Senators for many years now. How dare you question a Senator of Rome, pleb!
SPQR (Senātus Populusque Rōmānus) => MAGA
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Originally Posted by ratflinger View Post
I do agree it's almost impossible sometimes, but unless we are willing, as a majority, to drive to DC & shoot them all, we're just going to have to try and get enough people to give a **** and vote.
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Originally Posted by theandies View Post
Term limits is the only answer at the moment. Repeal the 17th would go a long way too. The only way We the People can do those two things is a convention of the States but we have to be very very careful opening up the Constitution.
Considering how much money and influence the leftist have over our government, media, education, entertainment, and the like, it might very well cause more problems than it could fix. They have successfully infiltrated many of the important means of influencing our citizens, and I fear it is getting worse.
Thus your warning should be well headed.
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Term limits are the only answer that will work, since no one gets a good primary challenger anymore, and then a poor challenge in the general and gets elected again anyway.
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Somewhere there is an entrance to their parking garage.
We need to block them in or out and hold the whole place hostage.
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Originally Posted by Peva View Post
SPQR (Senātus Populusque Rōmānus) => MAGA
Our Senate is not of the People, but of D.C. Swamp Rats.
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Okay, so several agree it is hard to get these long term turds out on BOTH sides.

Where do we start to get them in and out in shorter terms? We need voting on this stuff and spending / donating, not which stooge is on tv in suit with a wife given a BS initiative to start while hubby is in office.
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Tar and feather ??
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Originally Posted by ratflinger View Post
Gee, I don't know, maybe elect someone else?
Excellent idea...but "un"possible because of .well....STUPID.





Originally Posted by ratflinger View Post
I do agree it's almost impossible sometimes, but unless we are willing, as a majority, to drive to DC & shoot them all, we're just going to have to try and get enough people to give a **** and vote.
AAAAFLAKKKKKKK! We don't need to shoot them. IF the Majority of Patriots would show up in D.C. and get really LOUD the crooked politicians on both sides would crap all over themselves.

WHY would they crap all over themselves, you might ask. Just 'Cause.....they are ****ing Cowards.....which would be the reason why one political d-n-c ***** called twenty/20 Police Officers to her office to have 30/thirty Angel Moms (who broke NO laws or miss-behaved) arrested while she (presumably) hid behind the new divider WALL SHE HAD BUILT because WALLS WORK.
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The people can't influence senators because they don't represent us, they represent state governments.
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