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I Don't Trust Politicians

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 371 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Not a big fan of Obama!

    The middle class has suffered under his leadership. Last year GDP grew by over 300 billion dollars and 95% went to top one percent. That probably made republicans happy too. Since 1980 middle class has lost 40 % of their purchasing power. Few good years under Clinton. That's it...
    horsess horsess 66-70, M 10 hrs ago

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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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    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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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 19, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Jun 26, 2010

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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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    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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    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F Oct 23, 2012

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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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    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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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Feb 26

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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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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Dec 1, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have no social life, no feelings for anyone and It feels good. If I loved someone I would be worried the whole time. It's better that I don't have a gf. My sister talks about her...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    Found the bf on a dating website last year. Decided to try to forgive but trust is hard and I never believed when he says he loves me. I've always been cheated on or had the fear...
    indi361 indi361 36-40, F Aug 31

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    Our favorite drinks are being poisoned MORE & MORE with sucralose and aspartame.It is ALARMING in the last year or more the increase of this being added to our food & drinks.Like...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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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
    BrutallyHonest316 BrutallyHonest316 22-25, F Aug 27

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    I've had a couple of bad relationships. One that continued on and off for four years and the second was to try and convince myself I was over the first one. The first guy...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Every government has corruption in it. They all have little secrets they don't want us knowing about. But they also help us out is many ways. Now days it almost seems everyone...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    "No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine."- William Blum, former State Department employee. Don't take...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    i've been hurt too many times by people i used to trust.
    buttney buttney 13-15, F 4 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 2 Responses 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 Aug 27

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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 Aug 27

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    I've trusted a lot of peolple but they always fail me. : ( I thought they understand me but it turned it they talk bad things about me behind my back.
    HwangNeulRin HwangNeulRin 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Lack of jobs- There's only work experience, volunteering and internship for 'jobs'. Where can we ******* get a real job? Sure the government have jobs so we can't we! Ghost...
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F Sep 1

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    Hi EP: Ever since I got out of a bad relationship months ago, I question the motives of any guy that comes my way. The guy that I currently like was no exception. I didn't know if...
    SunMoonBeing SunMoonBeing 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Lies, Lies, and more Lies. I got out of a relationship at the beginning of August. I was in it since March, but the guy said he wasn't happy the last two months we were together...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 5 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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 Aug 22

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    Goodness. Me loves the pic of the kid The one used by this group. Hates a strong word. Me hates owners of rulers. But despises rulers and political slaves who can be...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    I went to job corp & I was treated like a government slave #TrueStory
    nixgreat nixgreat 18-21