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Thread: Do you want to be president?

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    Not in a million years. You couldn't pay me enough for the job. No, no, no and more no.

    But if I ended up as POTUS somehow, who would my Veep be? Jon Huntsman, because I'd do my damndest to get impeached or something that would get me the **** out of the job, and then he's be President.

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    Quote Originally Posted by gdgyva View Post
    no....

    i would never put my family through the scrutiny and crap that politicians deal with now

    everyone on the other side looking for any little morsel in your background

    having your life turned upside down by the media and press....
    Yeah, but if you don't have to care about getting elected or re-elected, what does that matter?
    I fight against the ignorant, irresponsible, and/or closed-minded.
    This group is the worst enemy of America and its freedoms. It includes, but is not limited to, all Trump supporters.

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    I wouldn't want to be president but I wouldn't mind being Si Robertson's VP.

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    No thanks, that's a job I wouldn't want.

    Quote Originally Posted by PerfectStorm View Post
    Only if I could be an emperor like the current President.
    The stuff I read here.
    "We have more responsibility than power, I think. The newspaper can create great controversies, stir up arguments within the community or discussion, can throw light on injustices....just as it can do the opposite. It can hide things and be a great power for evil." -- Rupert Murdoch, 1968

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    No.

    Because of many reasons but let's start with the ones who may upset some people. Because power, real power and really, the only kind of power that counts, is not in politics, finance or any of such "fields" that people usually associate. There is just 1 true source of power and that's knowledge and technology. Anything else is a mirage. But technology... that's real.

    So if you want real change, don't put your hope in politics, put it in technology and science. That's the only real source of change because it is the only real source of power.
    So why trade the path I'm on with an inferior one, as in, being in politics.

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    Quote Originally Posted by DifferentDrummr View Post
    And who would your veep be?

    Edit: he or she would have to be constitutionally eligible.
    Bruce Willis. He is good among the bad guys.

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    Quote Originally Posted by DifferentDrummr View Post
    And who would your veep be?

    Edit: he or she would have to be constitutionally eligible.
    I'd be an excellent President. People would hate me.

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    My veep would be Michael Moore. He'd be the ultimate protection against assassins.
    I fight against the ignorant, irresponsible, and/or closed-minded.
    This group is the worst enemy of America and its freedoms. It includes, but is not limited to, all Trump supporters.

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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    Not a chance. Too much politicking and ass-kissing involved.
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    Re: Do you want to be president?

    You people dissapoint me, treating a function in state with such stereotypical views. You, intelligent writers on this forum, should be the favorites to think it through.

    Yes, I would be president, prime-minister, or anything that brings me the possibility and power to do something for the good functioning of my country. Note that I don't say entering in politics is the only way to do something good for the state.

    It is a matter of education. One individual, if educated since birth in a specific manner, can stand against most of the negative factors and obstacles that get in his/her way, like coruption.

    If you continue the stereotype that politicians lie and steal and do ****, the younger ones will think that this is what actually means politics(as not many search, even on internet, the true meaning of politics).
    Do I have to remember why "poli-tikos" have been used, since back then in Ancient Greek, and even earlier, between tribes?

    At least consider than anything is a mere tool, and it depends on the user how it's used.
    Last edited by ZalmoxeAgoraeus; 08-19-14 at 07:18 PM.

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