Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 1
My ONE regret: American voters are so asleep at the switch, that Presidents will always abuse this power in return for campaign cash and other perks............................................................

I think many Americans are 'at sleep at the switch', but there are a lot of reasons for that. A lot just dont care, and dont vote. A lot[I consider myself in this class] tell outselves that we are too busy to go out and find the information for our selves, and the news isnt much help. Partisan bickering slants everything, and doesnt help.
I personally cant think of a time that I voted for a president..only for whom I felt was the least of two evils. The only ones that really know who is best [or think they do], are the ones on opposite ends of the spectrum. Politics has become similar to class warfare, noone recgnizes a sizable middle ground. And I personally dont have a clue how to correct this.

philz..can we dream, and try to get line item veto? After all, I cant think of it even being in the public eye for eight years.
Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement