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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    It never, ever happens, except that it happens all the time. So, there's just that one exception....
    Who said never?
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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    Who said never?
    I was being hyperbolic. I'm 64 - I've been around awhile. There is more corruption than we know, and we know plenty already. I have no idea how you can claim it's rare when it's reported seemingly weekly or even more often. I used to work for the Federal government, and I've personally witnessed it. There's far, far more going on than anything that's ever reported, too. But you are correct. You did not say "never".

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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Mark View Post
    Should public employees be allowed to vote
    Yes.

    and what rational supports your position?
    The Constitution.
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    "Innocent until proven guilty is for criminal convictions, not elections." --Mitt Romney

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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    There is more corruption than we know, and we know plenty already.
    As we are talking about buying votes, I would say you have a warped sense of reality if you think it occurs as often as it seems you are suggesting.
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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    No I am not.
    There most definitely is a big difference.
    Most legislators agree with what they vote for. Show they don't.
    Show they don't agree and only vote for something because they received a donation.
    I can show you that billions of dollars are spent and received by people who know that money buys votes.










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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    I can show you that billions of dollars are spent and received by people who know that money buys votes.

    And again.

    There is a big difference between giving to a politician that supports what you want passed, and that of actually buying a vote.
    People need to get off this corruption kick. It doesn't happen that much.
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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    You and your cohort "likers" couldn't be further from the truth. Just because V puts out crazy ****, doesn't speak for the rest of us.
    Maybe not you, but he speaks for far, far too many.
    Attempts to suppress the vote is not at all uncommon in your party and you know it.

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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by AJiveMan View Post
    I said whaaaaaa???
    I'm just stunned that anyone could be that un-American and not even seem to realize it.

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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Are you ****ing kidding me?
    To say otherwise you'd have to prove that a politican is voting against something he actually disagrees with, but he is voting in favor of it because he was bribed in a fashion.

    I agree with that poster. I think it's probably happened, but I think it's rare.

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    Re: Should public employees be allowed to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    There is a big difference between giving to a politician that supports what you want passed, and that of actually buying a vote.
    People need to get off this corruption kick. It doesn't happen that much.
    It's a subtle intellectual difference, but the ability to determine one from the other is rather difficult.
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