Originally Posted by MadScotsMan
I think the lessons here are:
1) Think and calm down before you post because right or wrong, people are going to call you on what you post, particularly when you are posting inflammatory statements.
2) I am certain that the people who voted third party did so with their country first in their hearts and minds whether you choose to believe that or not.
3) There is little difference in what the final outcome will be whether it is four more years of Obama or four years with Romney. We're screwed. And we let it happen.
Despite who is in the White House, this country will continue its slide from a democratic republic to a fascist "corpotocracy." Corporations are people, really? A billion dollars spent on this campaign? Really? We are all united in the belief that this country can be a much, much better place than it has turned into in the last 30 years or so. We the people will ultimately be responsible for the change we want, but we will fail miserably if we squander our ability to effect change if we sit around alienating, denigrating and insulting each other. I understand the need to rant, Lord knows I've done more than my share of late, but when that rant becomes a tirade against the very people who pretty much believe the same as you, then absolutely NOTHING is gained and those currently in power have won because we wasted all our time and effort infighting rather than working together. You will never get a 100% consensus, but if like-minded people work together rather than against one another to effect change, then this country can recover from this mess it currently finds itself in and be great once again.
I'll climb off off soapbox now...flame away. I hear Jack said his bar is openů.
1st, I have a very short fuse. And I tend to speak before I think. Luckily my anger subsides fast too. I'll deal with the ones mad at me. They will either forgive me or not. And the ones that don't, OH Well.
2nd I'm sure they did
3rd. While we may have been screwed either way, at least Romney would have used lube and gave us a RA
4th Whats the quickest way to Jacks bar?