Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Vote! Or things will only get worse for us all.

jaylake wrote this: Vote, people. And think about who you're voting for and what they really stand for. Because if you believe in transparency, fiscal responsibility, ethics in politics, or smaller government, the GOP is not your friend.

I write this: If you believe in a secretive all-powerful executive branch, spending our children's and grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's tax money now, the right of government officials to do whatever they need to in order to achieve their goals (anything to get and stay elected), big government, then vote for Republicans this year.

The current Republican party has been co-opted by corporate interests and takes advantage of Christian fundamentalists in order to stay in power and grow that power for their constituents - and NO, you are not their constituents unless you are Big Oil or other Big Money.

The GOP used to be the part of smaller government and financial responsibility; look where they are now. Abraham Lincoln and even Richard Nixon would be ashamed.

Remember the DFL? "Democratic Farmers and Laborers": The Democrats are, at their base, the party of the people. Don't forget that, no matter how the Republicans want you to think they're on your side. If you value personal freedom that doesn't come at the expense of others, if you value a government for & by & of the people, we have to get these crooks and bastards out of power before it is too late.

Seriously.
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