And I thought I was Angry...
Looks like Michelle is prepared to sit this election out, while Allah is prepared to vote straight-ticket Democrat in New York. Over at National Review, John Derbyshire is on the fence--or rather, the lack of one.For my part, I have several good reasons not to do either, and I suspect many of you do, as well. More on that later. UPDATE : Captain's Quarters has more on the fence story. Long story short: no pocket veto by Bush.
Posted by: Rogue Jew at October 09, 2006 06:38 PM
Posted by: Vinnie at October 09, 2006 06:44 PM
Posted by: ck at October 09, 2006 06:52 PM
Posted by: The Dread Pundit Bluto at October 09, 2006 06:57 PM
Don't like what you have - quit. Waaa.
Well, I don't quit. I don't like Condi's performance, Bush's performance, the lack of morals and discipline in the congress and house, the new replacement for Kofi in the UN, etc. etc. But I'm not going to just sit out the election and let the dems. take over. This is not an option.
I think I'll call the repub. headqtrs. here and see if they need a volunteer to help get out the vote.
Posted by: Heroic Dreamer at October 09, 2006 07:01 PM
Posted by: ck at October 09, 2006 07:14 PM
There has been some speculation in the blogosphere today that President Bush would not sign the Secure Fence Act, after signing a bill for funding border fencing last week. This is not the case. President Bush will sign the Secure Fence Act.
The CNN clip from President Bush cited by Mickey Kaus is the definitive record on this, and reflects his intention to sign the bill.
Let me know if you have any further questions on this.
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Patrick RuffinieCampaign Director
Posted by: WVUinMN at October 09, 2006 08:05 PM
Policy, foreign and Demestic, I would almost find it funny to see what
Michelle would write when the Democrats take office and she realizes
the age old adage about the devil you know still applies.
Posted by: Naieve at October 09, 2006 08:45 PM
Not sure what you're saying I'm wrong about in this post, unless it's the idea that I have good reasons to not sit out this election. I'm pretty sure I'm right on that one, but thanks for your input.
Posted by: Ragnar, the All-Seeing Pirate at October 09, 2006 08:46 PM
Posted by: RepJ at October 09, 2006 09:02 PM
At the same time, the Democrats have done nothing in my life time to earn my vote.
One party deserves to lose, the other doesn't deserve to win. Since there is no viable third option, I see nothing wrong with sitting out this election. I won't be sitting out since the statewide offices are up here in California - but I will be splitting my ticket, no doubt about that.
Posted by: KG at October 09, 2006 09:17 PM
there is no viable third option, I see nothing wrong with sitting out
Enjoy the Democrats, and their foreign and domestic policies.
Posted by: Naieve at October 09, 2006 11:01 PM
Posted by: Jesusland Carlos at October 09, 2006 11:19 PM
She is therefore no different than democrats who want to lose the Iraq War to punish Bush. And she has affection for that fat sow Debbie.
As for the Political Teen, heused toIM me. When I made him a man, he called himself Allah.
Posted by: Mr. Foley at October 09, 2006 11:59 PM
Posted by: Big White Infidel at October 10, 2006 01:24 AM
If you don't vote, I don't want to hear a damn word of complaint at the results thatsitting it outwill aid in bringing about.
Again - no vote, no complaining for the next two years. No complaining about the fence not getting worked on. No complaining about losing the war. No complaining about raised taxes and no complaingn about the Democrats murdering the economy. No complaining about the nutroots. No complaing about how much the Democrats suck ass. You are willingly giving up your voice. Doesn't matter how "influential" or "popular" you are. You didn't vote, so you gave up your chance to provide your input.
In politics, you can't get everything you want. That's called reality. You can get some of what you want, and other stuff has to be worked on over time. Choose the lesser of two evils.
Posted by: Good Lt at October 10, 2006 07:13 AM
Posted by: Good Lt at October 10, 2006 07:16 AM
Does Michelle really want to have Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House by the end of this year? See the marriage penalty tax re-imposed? Lose child care credits? Take advice on national policy from Charlie Rangel and Ted Kennedy?
Having Republicans lose is going to make the party more conservative...in what addled dreams? It's never happened before, why would this election be different?
If you gotta, hold your nose ... but there is no excuse for NOT voting!
Posted by: Darleen at October 10, 2006 08:45 AM
Posted by: Randman at October 10, 2006 09:13 AM
Posted by: jesusland joe at October 10, 2006 09:25 AM
The Republican party has stopped being a conservative party. They have restricted liberty (CFR), increased the scope of the federal government (No Child Left Behind), adopted the practice of borrow and spend, and are legislating morality (banning internet gambling) without having a debate.
I keep hearing that the Democrats will be much worse. But I really don't know how much worse it could get.
Besides last I checked, President Bush still has the veto stamp (not that he knows how to use it), he can veto the dumb stuff that the Dems pass.
Posted by: KG at October 10, 2006 11:32 AM
Think Carter and Clinton.
Posted by: Naieve at October 10, 2006 01:44 PM
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