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Old 07-10-2016, 05:22 PM
 
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Quite a few say that if you don't vote then shut up and quit bitching.
I used to be one of these people who said 'If you don't vote, you can't complain.' While I still do vote, I have backed off of this position significantly.

With the government as big as it is and only moving in one direction (bigger) along with the corruption, I am much more sympathetic to peoples' decision not to vote than I was in the past.

For those of us who think the best approach would be a dramatic decrease in the size and scope of the federal government (even if achieved gradually), who do we support? Neither Trump nor Clinton supports this idea and, even if Cruz got elected President, Congress wouldn't support this.

That's one of the problems with having 'my party' or 'my candidate.' What if your party wins and they push legislation that's bad for the country? Do you still support it b/c it came from your party?
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Old 07-10-2016, 05:49 PM
 
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I usually vote Democrat or Independent, but there is no way in good conscience I can vote for either Clinton or Trump. Just horrible people, both of them. I can't even buy into the idea of voting for the "lesser of two evils" because of how pathetic both of them are.
Clinton - I know what she feels about border security, illegal immigration, sanctuary cities, BLM, law enforcement, the role of government, the 2A and refugee intake, who she would nominate to the SC, and what her relationship is with both classified intelligence and the truth.

There is no choice to be made. She cannot be president. My vote may or may not count, but I would never EVER consider not voting.
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