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Who will you vote for in the 2012 presidential election...

Who will you vote for in the 2012 Presidential Election?


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TurtleDude

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If you actually believe that then I got a bridge to sell you it's in Brooklyn.

The Mitt Romney Deception

Lets say RBG retires from the Supreme Court

who is more likely to appoint say Pam Karlan to the USSC vs say Peter Keisler?

Hillary CLinton vs. Miguel Estrada?
 

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Hmmmmm, Homer Simpson? Yeah, yeah, that's the ticket.... Oh wait, there's no political philosophy for Simpson. No, wait there is. He's a genuine mix of the current philosophies. You know, the philosophies of the dumbasses and the dumberasses...and not in that particular order.
 

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Barring some dramatic new insight, gonna have to go with Obama.
 

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well lets examine things. are you saying Romney and McCain, the last two GOP nominees were more RIGHTWING than Reagan.

Are you also saying that Clinton was more Leftwing than Kerry and Obama?

for you to deny what I said, you would have to say yes to both of my questions


Romney is absolutely more right-wing than Reagan. McCain...wasn't....but he sold his soul and integrity to the right-wing and so in the end he certainly positioned himself to the right of Reagan.

Clinton/Kerry/Obama are all about the same. None of them are Liberal. They are all left-leaning moderates.

So what was your point again?
 

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Obama's proposed economic policies have all been focused on the middle class. Nothing that Obama has done economically can be characterized as radical and doing much to help the poorest in this country. He has been appealing to the middle of the road, middle class voters.

You never cease to amaze me DD..... You are a real ****ing piece of work...........:lamo
 

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Here will be the leading contenders if Obumble is reelected

1) Robert Portman
2) Chris Christie
3) Mitch Daniels
4) Marco Rubio
5) Bobbi Jindahl
6) Nikki Haley

I like them all but if I had to chose one it would be Rubio with Christie a close second.
 

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Romney is no moderate and he never had a chance of winning.He is the 2012 version of John Kerry.

Even though I am very happy Bush won in 2004, it should be noted that Kerry came within just one state of winning. If Kerry had won Ohio, he would have been President. Anyway, I think it will be close in November and Gov Romney has a good chance of winning.
 

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You missed an option: NONE OF THE ABOVE.

I will not vote for either one of the named choices. I will either:

1. Vote for a third party candidate whom I approve of
2. Write in my own name on the ballot (if option 1 is not possible but there are question on the ballot that I wish to vote on)
3. Simply not vote. (if option 1 is not possible, and there's nothing else on the ballot which I care about)
 

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You missed an option: NONE OF THE ABOVE.

I will not vote for either one of the named choices. I will either:

1. Vote for a third party candidate whom I approve of
2. Write in my own name on the ballot (if option 1 is not possible but there are question on the ballot that I wish to vote on)
3. Simply not vote. (if option 1 is not possible, and there's nothing else on the ballot which I care about)

In other words, you won't matter.
 

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In other words, you won't matter.

At the polling place, probably not. In other ways, people like me are much more likely to have an impact than most people want to think about.
 

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I guess it's time for me to pull the Ron Paul sticker off of the back of my pickup. My Obama 2012 magnet will be staying on until November.
 

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I guess it's time for me to pull the Ron Paul sticker off of the back of my pickup. My Obama 2012 magnet will be staying on until November.

I would imagine that in Denton, Texas, that would increase your chances of being cut off in traffic.
 

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Lets say RBG retires from the Supreme Court

who is more likely to appoint say Pam Karlan to the USSC vs say Peter Keisler?

Hillary CLinton vs. Miguel Estrada?

If history is any indicator then he will pick a liberal judge.

Mitt Romney is a Liberal, Part 2: Romney appointed liberal judges (06/17/2011)
Governor Mitt Romney, who touts his conservative credentials to out-of-state Republicans, has passed over GOP lawyers for three-quarters (75%) of the 36 judicial vacancies he has faced, instead tapping registered Democrats or independents – including two gay lawyers who have supported expanded same-sex rights.

Of the 36 people Romney named to be judges or clerk magistrates, 23 are either registered Democrats or unenrolled voters who have made multiple contributions to Democratic politicians or who voted in Democratic primaries, state and local records show. In all, he has nominated nine registered Republicans, 13 unenrolled voters, and 14 registered Democrats.
 

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Even though I am very happy Bush won in 2004, it should be noted that Kerry came within just one state of winning. If Kerry had won Ohio, he would have been President. Anyway, I think it will be close in November and Gov Romney has a good chance of winning.

How many things did Kerry flip flop on? Does it pale in comparison to Romney?
 

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You missed an option: NONE OF THE ABOVE.

I will not vote for either one of the named choices. I will either:

1. Vote for a third party candidate whom I approve of
2. Write in my own name on the ballot (if option 1 is not possible but there are question on the ballot that I wish to vote on)
3. Simply not vote. (if option 1 is not possible, and there's nothing else on the ballot which I care about)

If your state is like mine then there would be ballot issues and other elections going on.
 

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If your state is like mine then there would be ballot issues and other elections going on.

I already have a standing rule about not voting for Democrats, and the Romney nomination precludes me from voting for any Republicans this year; so it's pretty much only the ballot questions that I would have the ability to vote on.
 

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In other words, you won't matter.

TD...

In the Kingdom of Washington, we don't really matter now "EXCEPT" as a revenue stream to endlessly bestow upon the Royal members of Washington.

I think "None of the Above" is a legitimate choice on a ballot form.
 

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You never cease to amaze me DD..... You are a real ****ing piece of work...........:lamo

Oh really Navy? Exactly what economic policy of Obama would you define as liberal? This should be good.
 

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If history is any indicator then he will pick a liberal judge.

Mitt Romney is a Liberal, Part 2: Romney appointed liberal judges (06/17/2011)
Governor Mitt Romney, who touts his conservative credentials to out-of-state Republicans, has passed over GOP lawyers for three-quarters (75%) of the 36 judicial vacancies he has faced, instead tapping registered Democrats or independents – including two gay lawyers who have supported expanded same-sex rights.

Of the 36 people Romney named to be judges or clerk magistrates, 23 are either registered Democrats or unenrolled voters who have made multiple contributions to Democratic politicians or who voted in Democratic primaries, state and local records show. In all, he has nominated nine registered Republicans, 13 unenrolled voters, and 14 registered Democrats.

To be fair to Romney, it's my understanding his judicial appointments had to pass a board review, with a board consisting of 8 democrats and 1 republican. Had he just stonewalled and said "I'm only doing conservatives and that's that and if you don't like it go to hell" he'd quite possibly be doing a disservice to his constituents by leaving multiple judicial locations vacant. Instead it seems he tried to get conservatives on by bending and compromising by putting forward some liberals, but trying to make the liberals more moderate if possible.

It's not like its something I'd slap him on the back for and say "Great job!" but it's also something I can view somewhat realistically as an understandable compromise. All in all I think it speaks a bit to Romney's general operating procedure of pragmatism and doing what's best for him in regards to polls/votes, which in this case would be getting some Conservatives on so he can point to those but playing ball with others to get to that point and appease some of his more liberal voters.
 

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I would never vote for a Democrat or Republican again. I made the mistake when I voted Obama because I actually thought he would bring the troops home. Wow was I silly thinking that. I thought he was a liberal as well. LOL
I'll vote for a Socialist even if I have to write it in.
 

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Dude. Are you serious?

Serious as a heart attack. I LOVE how people love to call Obama a liberal...yet cannot really point to any policy of his that is "liberal". Obama's economic policies have all been focused on the middle class. He's a middle of the road centrist. There has been nothing/ZERO radical about any of Obama's policies (much to my chagrin).
I understand that those of you on the right-wing would consider Obama's policies to be to the left of your own, but it is pretty difficult to define any of his policies as "liberal". Care to take a stab?
 
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