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I Don't Trust Politicians

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 19, 2013

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    Simple Solution

    A friend emailed this to me recently. Asked that I send it to 20 people. I don't like doing that so I picked EP to post it. Does this make sense or am I crazy? My apologies for simply copying/pasting someone's words. I usually avoid that. Congressional Reform Act of 2012...
    AlDemone AlDemone 51-55, M Jan 4, 2013

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    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Jun 26, 2010

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    Liars! That's what they all are!

    They canvass your vote with promises and promises, and then get on the gravy train and steal us blind! Their policies ruin the economy, the environment and the strati of society. Francois Hollande, like Sarkozy, has his beak in the trough! They are only concerned with the...
    Desartes Desartes 22-25, F 1 Response May 14

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    OMG SO HERE IT IS. I'm not trying to start a

    political battle. I only want somebody to respond and tell me if my question makes sense. So today I saw a commercial played on BET NETWORK in which hip hop artist and singers where praising BARACK OBAMA for embracing RAP... 😱 Last time I checked the American people elected...
    Ilyme Ilyme 31-35, F 2 Responses May 28

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    Why Politicians Are Nothing More Than Glorified Lobbyists.

    I can't take credit for writing this wonderful article, but I want to promote it nevertheless. A very insightful, honest commentary on politicians today.  If you read one article today, please take time to read this one.  Thanks. 10 Reasons why shopping at the Goodwill has...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F Dec 13, 2011

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Feb 26

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    Is There The Truth?

    "If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal" Emma Goldman. When I saw this quote it really got me thinking. Where do we we draw the line between what "is" and what could be? Some people talk about the existence of secret societies such as Freemasons, Skull and Bones...
    daniyoul6 daniyoul6 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    An Old Country Preacher

    An old country preacher......had a teenage son, and it was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession. Like many young Men his age, the boy didn't really know what he wanted to do, and he didn't seem too concerned about it. One day, while the boy was...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Nov 8, 2013

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    The True Black Heart Of The Copyright Monopoly

    The discussion around people’s banished right to unlock their own cellphones has been framed as an unexpected and unanticipated effect of the copyright monopoly. To the contrary, it shows the heart of the monopoly’s philosophy: killing ownership as a concept. There is a...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 May 13, 2013

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    Why Should I?

    If I know what they are. And much more.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Palin Supports Obama Over Mccain

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO6dmBm1SFw&NR=1   god, i hate them   RON PAUL 2008
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    Transpearancy & Accountability ... Yeah, Right!

      Exactly, now the Secretary of HHS has tax problems as well ... the Gov from Kansas ... does any democrat pay taxes. Many have and are falling. “Our corruption doesn’t count” is that the new working slogan of the Democrat majority.   Democrats...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Apr 1, 2009

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    Does it seem to you that most politicians

    and political parties are nothing more than different sides of the same coin?
    Cautiouslyr3ckless Cautiouslyr3ckless 41-45, M Aug 13

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    Political Games For Votes.

    They are just interested in achieving power and will lie, cheat, deceive, beg and promise for your vote but the day after forget you exist and do whatever they want.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    First Rule of Politicians:

    GET RE-ELECTED. Once elected, a politician has only one (1) sole purpose in life:  get re-elected. Nothing else matters.  Absolutely nothing.  Not family.  Not friends.  Not his constituents.  Not his party. Not even hs country. His only "...
    baconfat baconfat 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    I Remember That Day - The Day The World Changed

    I remember the day well. It was a warm day with bright sunshine. I was in work, alone on the 4th floor of the Belmont building. Everyone else had already been moved down to the R&D building in Marcus Hook. Since I supported Phila I had been left behind. The building had long been...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Sep 11, 2013

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    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F Oct 23, 2012

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    Especially

    Congress! the current Congress in the U.S. is quite possibly the most corrupt group of politicians ever assembled and that is on BOTH sides of the aisle. They are a group of 500+ childish arrogant book educated morons who care NOTHING about fixing the country they are only...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 14 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    George Carlin Said Well When It Comes to Politicians.

    It has to be blamed on the morons who keep voting them in. He said it so much better than I ever could, and every election, I just remember the words:  >>Now, there's one thing you might have noticed I don't complain about: politicians. Everybody complains...
    clandestinebookworm clandestinebookworm 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    You Are Being Recorded - More Patriot Act Abuses - Government Run Amok

    Since 9/11 the vast technological might of the NSA has been turned aside from it's traditional role against foreign enemies and refocused on the American public at large. It was long ago revealed that they were intercepting and recording all emails inside the US, both domestic...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 6, 2013

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    Mo Udall Quote

    I have learned the difference between a cactus and a caucus. On a cactus, the ****** are on the outside. Mo Udall
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    Trust

    I find it hard to trust anyone, espically if I do not know them personally so why should politicians be any different.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    Seem to Only Look Out For Themselves

    With each passing day it becomes more clear that most of them make decisons based on who will get them re-elected.  No thought as to the affects of what they do to the whole is given.  Only thoughts to what it will gain for them and the group that will provide the most...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2009

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    I tend to trust others

    until I cannot trust them. However, under no circumstances will I ever trust anyone in this current Obama Administration, including the President. They are all incompetent and liars. A good case and point would be the health care program that has been rolled out since last...
    olderpregnantsinglefemale olderpregnantsinglefemale 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Dec 1, 2013

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    Liars

    Why would I believe in a "well educated" person in a fancy suit how is thought to lie and maybe steal as well? I know they may be some honest politician (super rare, almost extinct) but the bad ones made a bad name out of all politicians. I don't like politics and I don't believe...
    aroundhere aroundhere 22-25, M Jul 24, 2011

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    Who Says They Don't Stay Up At Night Thinking Of Ways To Stick It To You???

    http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/Americas/2009/feb/Mileage-Tax-Proposal-Causes-Concern-Over-Privacy.htmlhttp://www.myfox8.com/news/roadrules/wghp-road-rules-vmt-tax-090310,0,3460964.storyThe replacement of the gas tax.With cars being more fuel efficient and with battery...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    They Come Across As Self Absorbed and Greedy

    I live in South Africa, but this is really just my opinion , even when I watch the global news, so this is how I view politics in general. I think the whole political arena is just a huge cover up for a power greater than the puppets on a string. I read an article once on Skull...
    puggy puggy 36-40 1 Response Jul 7, 2009

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    Don't Trust Newt And I Don't Trust Voters

    I recently read an article that states Newt wants to return to Reagan's time and cut taxes in hopes of job creation. He also stated that employment has gone up in the last two months in response to favorable tax legislation. Hmmm, taken at face value who could argue with him...
    UpOnDaRoof UpOnDaRoof 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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    Government Shutdown? Now's Our Chance!

    Worked for the air traffic controllers way back when..... what's good for the goose is good for the gander. Hell.... we could even end up with a government that actually works for the people. Imagine that?
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Oct 3, 2013

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    Social Security.... She Puts Him Straight.... I'D Vote For Her For President

    Alan Simpson, the Senator from Wyoming calls senior citizens      the Greediest Generation as he compared "Social Security " to a Milk Cow      with 310 million teats.   Here's a response in a letter from PATTY      MYERS in Montana ... I think she is a...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Mar 19, 2013

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    I don't trust people very easily... But once I do, I tend to give too much and still get burned...
    pandora1357 pandora1357 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I learned in life not to be so trusting and that nobody is perfect, there's good and bad in all of us so don't be so hard on people.
    kissssmykiki kissssmykiki 22-25, F Jul 30

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    my trust in people is so beyond broken that I really don't see anyone ever wanting to put up with me long enough to gain it
    Persayous Persayous 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I have a very hard time opening up to people for that exact reason. And if I do open up to tell someone, something personal, then I will not tell them the full details. I find...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    i cant help but to not fully trust men, and my life is pretty miserable because of it. I have read too much about how all men will cheat if they have the chance, how all men think...
    nikicat nikicat 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I have trouble trusting people cause I have been hurt so much in the past...I want to trust again but they usually turn on me and hurt me
    CountryBabs321 CountryBabs321 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    What qualifies: Men: football, hockey, basketball, baseball, soccer Women: n/a (none to be trusted)
    MaunaLani13 MaunaLani13 46-50, M Aug 5

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    Simple wart removal visist and im called a hypochondriac. I have 2 verruca and one wart on my foot, also i have never had a sexual health checkup, so i went to the doctor. He...
    HorrorFlic HorrorFlic 22-25, M Aug 10

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    i've been hurt too many times by people i used to trust.
    buttney buttney 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    Never. You shouldn't either. Not your parents, not your family, not your friends. No one! Humans are traitors. One second they love you, the next they hate you without warning or...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I am always timid after all the crap thats happened to me with people hurting me or breaking my trust,so now i am wary of what i say and whom i talk to...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've had people I've known my whole life do wrong by me. Why would I trust you and I just met you .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    they failed me .....................
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    not even myself ( story longer )
    Thepainlover Thepainlover 22-25, M Aug 3

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    It makes me wonder what they have to hide? I mean i like the fact some people feel comfortable and safe enough to use their actual pictures, instead of generic ep avatars, or...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 7

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    I am like the Catholic Church I only give people a page or two to interpret but no one gets to read the whole book.
    TroyPaladin TroyPaladin 36-40, M Aug 12

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    Finally , educate myself . .
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 15

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    People will come in the name of help, but deep inside they are up to something, it makes my brain hurt, knowing that everybody needs help, but if you let people in, they Fack you...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M a week ago

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    I feel like no matter who I make friends with or who I go into a relationship, I can't trust them. This last relationship was a failure because I gave this person all of my trust...
    animepuppy03 animepuppy03 13-15, F Aug 8

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