View Poll Results: Do you trust politicians?

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  • I don't trust any politicians!

    15 48.39%
  • I trust some, but not all

    14 45.16%
  • I trust all politicians!

    0 0%
  • What's a politician? Something to eat?

    2 6.45%
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Thread: Politicians

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    Re: Politicians

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    I don't trust any politicians, to a varying degree of distrust. Some at least try at the beginning. Some never do. The problem is, our political system is set up to corrupt anyone entering it, it isn't possible to stand up for your ideals and never waver in office, you need to be constantly wrangling for this ideal here or that fundamental there, it isn't long before you no longer represent the people who voted you in, you just want to keep getting re-elected.
    One thing worse is politicians playing God, doing things for your own good when they don't know beans about it. "It's right because I say it's right!" doesn't cut it for me. Of course politician distrust is nothing new. In a 1994 Times Poll, their approval rating was 8 percent,

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    Re: Politicians

    Quote Originally Posted by ricksfolly View Post
    One thing worse is politicians playing God, doing things for your own good when they don't know beans about it. "It's right because I say it's right!" doesn't cut it for me. Of course politician distrust is nothing new. In a 1994 Times Poll, their approval rating was 8 percent,

    ricksfolly
    LOL.... things haven't gotten any better.

    updated 4:56 p.m. PT, Sun., April 18, 2010
    WASHINGTON - Can you trust Washington?

    Nearly 80 percent of Americans say they can't and they have little faith that the massive federal bureaucracy can solve the nation's ills, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center that shows public confidence in the federal government at one of the lowest points in a half-century.
    Poll: 78 percent don't trust big government - Politics- msnbc.com
    There is no such thing as a “Natural Born Dual-Citizen“.

    Originally Posted by PogueMoran
    I didnt have to read the article to tell you that you cant read.

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