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    Politics are about....

    Billls in Congress are about......

    Thing is do you KNOW Bills in Congress? Or Do you just follow talk radio?
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    Re: Politics are about....

    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant Noodle View Post
    Billls in Congress are about......

    Thing is do you KNOW Bills in Congress? Or Do you just follow talk radio?
    I don't know Bill.

    From what I can gather, bills in congress can be all of the above and typically turn out that way because of amendments, negotiations, etc.
    What may start out based on fact, could end up being totally political in nature.
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    Re: Politics are about....

    Politics are about the fight to control people, or fighting the controllers and seeking maximum liberty without creating a state of anarchy.

    Laws are required for a civil society, and protecting liberty.

    Problem is we have idiots that tell us how big our toilets should be, what light bulbs to use, force us to buy health insurance, tax us progressively for the purposes of creating tensions amongst the populace, and on-and-on.

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    Re: Politics are about....

    Politics are about propaganda, popularity, manipulation, and beating the other guy.
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    Re: Politics are about....

    Bills in Congress currently? Is that what you are asking, or just in general?

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    Re: Politics are about....

    Politics are about voicing your beliefs and having them govern in government. We decide on what is true, what are priorities, what is right, and that becomes our political philosophy. We act upon our political philosophy to encourage the representation of our beliefs through political actions (like voting, protest, etc).
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    Re: Politics are about....

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    Politics are about voicing your beliefs and having them govern in government. We decide on what is true, what are priorities, what is right, and that becomes our political philosophy. We act upon our political philosophy to encourage the representation of our beliefs through political actions (like voting, protest, etc).
    I am going to agree with Digsbe on this one and add to it. Ultimately, politics is about the attempt to bring about a society that we feel would be better.

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    Re: Politics are about....

    Politics are about running civilization and society. The root word of "politics" is "polis," which is Greek for "city." Nowadays cities are everywhere, but back then cities were the major centers for trade, commerce, and learning. All other areas were villages, farms, or wilderness.

    I think there are a lot of people who forget that and instead use politics to mean "ways I can instill the beliefs I like onto other people." While politics and the functions of government inevitably instills a particular set on how things are run, good politicos do it for the benefit of city/society at large and not just because they have the power to do it. There's a clear difference.

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    Re: Politics are about....

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    Politics are about the fight to control people, or fighting the controllers and seeking maximum liberty without creating a state of anarchy.

    Laws are required for a civil society, and protecting liberty.

    Problem is we have idiots that tell us how big our toilets should be, what light bulbs to use, force us to buy health insurance, tax us progressively for the purposes of creating tensions amongst the populace, and on-and-on.

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    You are NOT totally wrong ,Zimmer..
    We do need a better people, more intelligent, better educated....then hopefully, we will have better government AND a better private sector.
    Until that time, we need tolerance and understanding....to the max.
    Its the people who are the so-called "idiots". Those men who do NOT know how to size a toilet, or few other things as well!
    Man, as yet is not smart enough to take good care of himself..
    Oh, some of us are, but the vast majority.......no.....
    And rather than have a progressive tax, lets regress to the Biblical Days, when all were heavily taxed the same...rich or poor....and think of what these taxes were used for...
    I'll take 2010, myself, but things could always be better..The local and school taxes are a killer (1.5 to 4K$, depending on a man's property)....

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    Re: Politics are about....

    Quote Originally Posted by earthworm View Post
    You are NOT totally wrong ,Zimmer..
    We do need a better people, more intelligent, better educated....then hopefully, we will have better government AND a better private sector.
    Until that time, we need tolerance and understanding....to the max.
    Its the people who are the so-called "idiots". Those men who do NOT know how to size a toilet, or few other things as well!
    Man, as yet is not smart enough to take good care of himself..
    Oh, some of us are, but the vast majority.......no.....
    And rather than have a progressive tax, lets regress to the Biblical Days, when all were heavily taxed the same...rich or poor....and think of what these taxes were used for...
    I'll take 2010, myself, but things could always be better..The local and school taxes are a killer (1.5 to 4K$, depending on a man's property)....
    I wouldn't mind having candidates state where they stand... clearly. Who they are... clearly. Who they have associated with and why... clearly. What they would like to do... clearly. Those that don't should be hammered by the press until they do. If that were the case we would see about 20% of the number Libs being elected... and Obama would never have sniffed the Dem nomination.

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    The Clintons are what happens...
    when you have NO MORAL COMPASS.

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