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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

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Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Just wait until Alito "elects" Bush to a third term as president of the US in 
>> a 5 to 4 swing decision.  Same as the last two elections, just change the 
>> names of the 7 people allowed to vote in the last two elections...
> I see this claim constantly.  You know what, it is completely without
> merit.  If the same thing had happened to "elect" Gore or Kerry, you
> would likely be praising the system tfor having "worked."  Fact is, the
> procedures involving the supreme court in such cases were laid out long
> ago.  If you have a problem with them after the fact, then shame on you
> for not making yourself aware and trying to do something about it
> earlier.  Being part of the electorate is a right *and* a responsibility

I don't see why Paul Johnson has any basis for complaint.  After
all, he claims not to be an American...

> You know what I really don't understand?  How it happened with Gore and
> not one single Deomcrat came out afterward trying to seriously "fix" the
> rules that were a problem.  Crying about after it is done won't fix
> anything.

More profitable to leave the problem and spend time complaining to
the base, keeping them stirred up.

- --
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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