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Old 12-06-2018, 06:17 PM   #1
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Politicians are nothing more than a person like the rest of us, except they have the skill to get other people to put their vote on this politicians

Then there are some politicians who have the skills, to get voters to vote on this politicians again and again…., even thou this politicians have made a fool of his voters again and again….

Just so you know it.

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Old 12-07-2018, 06:21 AM   #2
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:51 AM   #3
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Its the voters who make fools of themselves, markus. Why do they allow to get bought and bribed and why do they legitimise these crooks to do what they are doing? Its all about voter bribery. But you can only bribe somebody who is corrupt.
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Old 12-07-2018, 07:51 AM   #4
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I know longer vote here in the UK as all I see is a bunch of incompetent useless politician's more interested in feathering their own nests while they strut around like peacocks and to hell with us the voter. In part in the UK its out dated political system that needs radical change like sweeping away the worst kind of politician the career politician. The power is with the people to change it but they rather stick their noses in their smart phones on social media.

For the last 30 odd years it has gone down hill in the UK and will continual going to pot.
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Old 12-07-2018, 09:37 AM   #5
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I don't have a problem with politicians per se. Everybody politics at some point but the people who make it a career are generally poison to a society.
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Old 12-07-2018, 12:13 PM   #6
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Someone once said that anyone who wants the job should be automatically disqualified from holding it. Of course that leaves us with nobody to run the country/state/city, but that's kind of what we've had for the last two hundred years or so.
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Old 12-07-2018, 12:58 PM   #7
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Someone once said that anyone who wants the job should be automatically disqualified from holding it.

A ridiculous sentiment by itself, as if forcing someone who doesn't want the job would somehow be better idea, but it's made worse by your misquote.

What Gore Vidal actually said was that any American who is prepared to run for President..., not just wants to be President. After all just about everybody has toyed with the idea of being the President at some point if only for a few minutes (takes pull off of beer and says "If I were the President i'd..."). THAT should be a dis-qualifier? Who does it leave?
On the other hand not everybody is arrogant enough to publicly state that they are actually prepared for the job of President. While it still not a dis-qualifier in itself it is a rather bold statement to make and is what I think he was getting at.
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Well, hey, Trump was arrogant enough...












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Old 12-07-2018, 06:15 PM   #9
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A ridiculous sentiment by itself, as if forcing someone who doesn't want the job would somehow be better idea, but it's made worse by your misquote.

What Gore Vidal actually said was that any American who is prepared to run for President..., not just wants to be President.
Who said anything about Gore Vidal?
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After all just about everybody has toyed with the idea of being the President at some point if only for a few minutes (takes pull off of beer and says "If I were the President i'd..."). THAT should be a dis-qualifier? Who does it leave?
I guess you didn't stop to read my closing statement.

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On the other hand not everybody is arrogant enough to publicly state that they are actually prepared for the job of President. While it still not a dis-qualifier in itself it is a rather bold statement to make and is what I think he was getting at.
I guess you also failed to recognize a little spot of humor.
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:55 PM   #10
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I see you're up to your old tricks Steve. Let me reply in kind.



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Who

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Is "said" really accurate, given that we are "discussing" something that you "wrote"?



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Anything? Well not "anything", just that thing really.



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Gore Vidal?

Yeah, you know the Okie dem that you were channeling. Mad google search skillz though...



Oh hell, playing your silly pick apart game is well, silly.



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I guess you didn't stop to read my closing statement.

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I guess you also failed to recognize a little spot of humor.

And I guess that you failed to recognize that I was talking about the concept behind the cliche and not about you. But of course when your intention is to irritate then you can't miss any chance to be snarky about it, or do I fail to recognize your intent here?
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From the experience I have made throughout the decades is that:

A Voter don't want to take responsibility for the action he or she make/take/do at the voting station-He or she don't want to feel this burden on their shoulder.

They will however have the right to complain.

My Danish and Swedish friend do complain a lot and sometime I say to them

Don't forget a politician wouldn't be where they are if it wasn't for people having put they vote on them.

So in the end we can only blame our self for this situation Sweden and Denmark are in.

I myself haven't been voting since 2006, I came to conclusion that I couldn't blame others for the voting I have done since 1983.

That how I see it.

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I see you're up to your old tricks Steve. Let me reply in kind.

Who?

Is "said" really accurate, given that we are "discussing" something that you "wrote"?

Anything? Well not "anything", just that thing really.

Yeah, you know the Okie dem that you were channeling. Mad google search skillz though...

Oh hell, playing your silly pick apart game is well, silly.

And I guess that you failed to recognize that I was talking about the concept behind the cliche and not about you. But of course when your intention is to irritate then you can't miss any chance to be snarky about it, or do I fail to recognize your intent here?
Chill man I hear pot is legal in Massachusetts now

As for the OP's query about politicians ...

One word they are just "lawmakers"
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Old 12-07-2018, 08:41 PM   #13
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I see you're up to your old tricks Steve. And I guess that you failed to recognize that I was talking about the concept behind the cliche and not about you. But of course when your intention is to irritate then you can't miss any chance to be snarky about it, or do I fail to recognize your intent here?
August, sometimes I just don't see where you get these ideas. Steve showed that he wasn't channeling that Okie dem you are fixated on but you have your blinders on again. In a way you are just like Trump at times.

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Old 12-07-2018, 08:59 PM   #14
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Yeah yeah believe what you want.
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Ein Satz mit X, August: das war wohl nix.
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