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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2014, 06:16:05 PM »
You do realize that democrats hate God, right?  At the 2012 convention, they booed God, not once, not twice, but three times.

The Republicans pay lip service to God to get votes from the plebes.  And lip service is all they give.

I missed this response initially.  While the words are few, it speaks volumes about what your true beliefs are.

That I distrust Republicans?  And the motives of politicians?
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #31 on: August 14, 2014, 06:58:30 AM »
ChristianDemocrat, are you an electrical engineer that likes Ron Paul?

Why would you ask me about Ron Paul or inquire about my occupation?
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2014, 04:08:39 PM »
ChristianDemocrat, are you an electrical engineer that likes Ron Paul?

Why would you ask me about Ron Paul or inquire about my occupation?
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2014, 07:48:43 PM »
Jaime,

You must be getting paranoid.

And Ron Paul was right about Iraq.

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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #34 on: August 14, 2014, 08:02:23 PM »
Still no member has really addressed the big business issue with Republicans. 
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #35 on: August 14, 2014, 09:00:52 PM »
Still no member has really addressed the big business issue with Republicans.

I think we get the idea, you believe that Democrats more often support the working class and Republicans more often support big business.  It's interesting then that big business often gives about as much money to each, always covering their bets on both sides and that they usually get what they want from Democrat administrations.

I honestly don't know about some of these issues, if the nation would be better off with a top marginal tax bracket of 32 percent or 38 percent.  I think it's more important how the money is actually spent, exactly where it goes, how much is wasted and things like that.
Issues that both Republicans and Democrats ignore because they are too busy running for election.
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #36 on: August 15, 2014, 05:14:15 AM »
The founders wanted a small central government (A revolutionary idea )  They wanted the power to go to the people.  The problem has little to do with democrat or republican.  When the 16th amendment was passed it destroyed the founders concept of a decentralized government.  The problem is that to many people are getting "free stuff" that enslaves them to the federal government to repeal the 16th amendment.  I usually vote republican but have no illusions that one party or the other is making a real difference in the concentration of power in the central government and the march to a socialist government that controls every area of your life.  It is all smoke and mirrors and we are to greedy and stupid to stop it.   
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #37 on: August 15, 2014, 02:13:00 PM »
Still no member has really addressed the big business issue with Republicans. 

I will.  The big business issue with Republicans is like the big business issue with Democrats.
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #38 on: August 15, 2014, 04:10:29 PM »
The founders wanted a small central government (A revolutionary idea )  They wanted the power to go to the people.  The problem has little to do with democrat or republican.  When the 16th amendment was passed it destroyed the founders concept of a decentralized government.  The problem is that to many people are getting "free stuff" that enslaves them to the federal government to repeal the 16th amendment.  I usually vote republican but have no illusions that one party or the other is making a real difference in the concentration of power in the central government and the march to a socialist government that controls every area of your life.  It is all smoke and mirrors and we are to greedy and stupid to stop it.   
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #39 on: August 18, 2014, 10:49:28 PM »
Hello,

I am socially conservative, and tend to be somewhat fiscally conservative.  However, I will not vote for the Republicans.  I vote Democrat because the Republican party is a shill for big business.  They do not care about the working man.  They also pay lip service to moral causes such as pro-life, and use it to sucker conservative types i.e. they never do anything about the moral issues.  I don't think the Democrats are great, but I think they are the lesser of two evils, as the Republican party, is the party of greed and of war.

I support your right to this view and not be judged for it.   Republican should not be equated with Christian.   

I wonder how many people have taken a good look at Roe v. Wade.   Wade was a Democrat fighting in the court against abortion.  "Roe" was a Republican operative.   

Ronald Reagan told George, Sr. that he was going to have to get with the program and as far as the public was concerned he was pro-life if he wanted to be his running mate.   The Bush family are and have always have been pro-abortion but all Junior has to do is claim that he is a Christian and the blinders are put on.   

We need infrastructure programs like FDR put in place.  The Republicans in Congress voted those to be illegal.   That's why all that Obama can do is talk about them.

My grandfather once owned a large farm where one of the state prisons is built.   During the Great Depression he had the door slammed in his face as he was about to walk into the bank and draw-out his money.  He lost his money and his farm.  He still had to feed seven children.  The Republicans were in office when the banks were closed.   People have memories.   My 94 year old aunt is a godly woman and I hold her in the highest regard as a fine person and a Christian.   I love her dearly.   She would not vote for a Republican if you held a gun to her head. 

During the last Presidential campaign most Christians were saying to vote for a man who follows the teachings of a man who was a scoundrel and ripped-off people with his magic rocks.   How was that a better choice?   
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #40 on: August 19, 2014, 12:05:53 PM »
I would take a moral acting Mormon any day over what we have in power now. Not my first choice, but when faced with the choices we had, it was a no brainer. Yeah, I could have cast a third party vote or wrote in someone, but that would be a 100% effective vote for the very person I could most not abide. I voted against Obama by voting for Romney.

Least bad? Absolutely - everytime. I vote my conscience in the primaries and vote pragmatically in the General Election.

It would stagger the present Democrat electorate if they could see WHO opposed the Civil Rights Act back in the 60s. Mostly Southern Democrats.
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #41 on: August 19, 2014, 11:10:47 PM »
Hello,

I am socially conservative, and tend to be somewhat fiscally conservative.  However, I will not vote for the Republicans.  I vote Democrat because the Republican party is a shill for big business.  They do not care about the working man.  They also pay lip service to moral causes such as pro-life, and use it to sucker conservative types i.e. they never do anything about the moral issues.  I don't think the Democrats are great, but I think they are the lesser of two evils, as the Republican party, is the party of greed and of war.

I support your right to this view and not be judged for it.   Republican should not be equated with Christian.   

I wonder how many people have taken a good look at Roe v. Wade.   Wade was a Democrat fighting in the court against abortion.  "Roe" was a Republican operative.   

Ronald Reagan told George, Sr. that he was going to have to get with the program and as far as the public was concerned he was pro-life if he wanted to be his running mate.   The Bush family are and have always have been pro-abortion but all Junior has to do is claim that he is a Christian and the blinders are put on.   

We need infrastructure programs like FDR put in place.  The Republicans in Congress voted those to be illegal.   That's why all that Obama can do is talk about them.

My grandfather once owned a large farm where one of the state prisons is built.   During the Great Depression he had the door slammed in his face as he was about to walk into the bank and draw-out his money.  He lost his money and his farm.  He still had to feed seven children.  The Republicans were in office when the banks were closed.   People have memories.   My 94 year old aunt is a godly woman and I hold her in the highest regard as a fine person and a Christian.   I love her dearly.   She would not vote for a Republican if you held a gun to her head. 

During the last Presidential campaign most Christians were saying to vote for a man who follows the teachings of a man who was a scoundrel and ripped-off people with his magic rocks.   How was that a better choice?   

I'm sorry, but for all your whining about how bad you think Republicans are or were or whatever, we are not better off for having Obama in the office rather than Romney. 

Least bad?  Absolutely.  I voted or Romney and I'd do it again.  The other choice was Obama... and look where he has brought us.  My family way back for generations have been hard core Democrats, you couldn't even talk about politics with them, it was insane.  But, the voting booth is private and not my father or my grandmother tells me how to vote my conscience or what I believe is right. If my vote only served to cancel out one vote for Obama... it served me well.
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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #42 on: August 20, 2014, 05:59:06 AM »
So....Chrisitians will follow the party that despises God and rationalize it by denigrating republicans.

Sounds legit...
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So....Chrisitians will follow the party that despises God and rationalize it by denigrating republicans.
Both the Republocrats and the Demicans despise God;  they just do it in different ways.

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Re: Why I vote Democrat
« Reply #44 on: Today at 06:35:19 PM »
I've switched back and forth between the parties and then a few years ago I decided not to vote again until there was actually someone worth voting for. I'm still waiting.