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
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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