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Old 10-08-2004, 08:15 PM   #1
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President Bush or Senator Kerry

The ecomony, health care, terrorism, the war in Iraq, social security and taxes are just some of the areas we need to be concerned with.

Which candidate do you prefer to make your working career and your retirement life best?

and why?

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Re: President Bush or Senator Kerry
Old 10-08-2004, 11:24 PM   #2
 
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Hey, excellent question! Almost worth being awake
at 2 in the morning to answer

As for the things you listed to be "concerned with",
my view is that our chances are probably the same
either way. If I was voting (I don't as it only
encourages them) I would go for Bush on
idealogical grounds. Although far away from me
on many issues, he's a lot closer than Kerry. I don't
trust either one to make my life better.

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I voted for Bush, celebrated when he finally one, and it has all been downhill since then....my thing with politics is fiscal conservatism...and Bush has turned out to be anything but....spending faster than anyone in history, racking up trillions of dollars in debt...and I have become truly disgusted with the man, and the party...I may never vote republican again after what I have witnessed (and upto this point have never even once voted democrat).

I HOPE Bush loses...I really do. But I won't for for Kerry. If Kerry wins, despite what the republican spin machine tries to tell you, it will result in more fiscal responsibility, not less...not because Kerry is fiscally responsible but because the republican house/senate will suddenly decide that spending should be kept in check, and all of a sudden defecits will matter and they will be reluctant to give Kerry much of anything he wants...gridlock; just the way I like it.

Its a piss-poor choice, usually is; best I can hope for is a split government that does nothing but keep each other in check...right now all 3 feet are on the gas pedal (spending), and nobody is got their foot on the brake.
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Paul Harvey speaks of growing up on a farm where his dad would earn some extra income by having their bull "service" neigboring farmer's cows. "Now you know what it means when a politician says he wants to go to Washington to 'serve' you."
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Paul Harvey speaks of growing up on a farm where his dad would earn some extra income by having their bull "service" neigboring farmer's cows. * "Now you know what it means when a politician says he wants to go to Washington to 'serve' you."
Well, in addition to "servicing", bulls also "charge."
Banks "charge" you outrageous fees. Now I know why banks call it a "service charge."
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