I Avoid Talking Politics

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    A Bunch Of Toddlers

    Arguing over who gets what toys in the sandbox. Most don't even have a sandbox. What the hell are they arguing about? Get over it and do something with your elected office. You job is not to **** off the other guy.
    1nourmindseye 1nourmindseye
    31-35, M
    Sep 18, 2011

    Yes

    i avoid talking politics with my fiance, at work hell even on EP . i keep it to myself.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 16, 2010

    And It's Not Easy!

    I vote and love my country and am seriously passionate about certain issues but I avoid talking politics with most people as much as possible!  Especially at work where once your in you can't get out for 8 hours.  Too much conflict, too much friction with no result...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 16, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 31, 2012

    I disagree with people

    who constantly (all the time) complain or have 'strong' opinions but they don't do anything about it. For example people complaining about a political subject. And then not being evolved in their community. I think we humans could change a lot if we only acted more and talked...
    ifos ifos
    26-30, F
    Mar 30, 2014

    The Election Process Was Close When Al Gore Running In The Florida Primaries

    Please watch my video on Politics : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqszt0qjl-A Let me begin with the recent elections that were as always very close between the 2 candidates for sure as am firm believer of the American election & primary system. But they always are close to end...
    cross2play cross2play
    31-35
    Dec 12, 2012

    Good Way To Start Fights

    I don't talk politics if I can possibly avoid it.  If the subject comes up in a group I'm part of, I'll just grit my teeth and stay silent.It's not that I don't have opinions on politics.  I do.  It's just too hot a button.  I've had a few friends I could honestly discuss...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Aug 21, 2011

    I Don't Know Anything About Them

    Not only that, i won't ever take the time to educate myself about it so you won't ever catch me in a political debate with anyone. In my experience and from my observation over the years it looks like a really good topic to avoid in first anyways. I don't like to argue about...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 17, 2010

    "People resent being shown

    that they don't approach the complexities of the problem — they don't know what exists beyond the surface ripples." -Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 14, 2014

    It Is Good For The Job

    In my travels for my job there are two subjects that I so try to avoid.Politics and ReligionThe reasons behind my avoidance of politics are:Don't want what I view as political to be seen as coming from the company as such.Most likely am not as informed as others on issues.Think...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 4, 2010
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