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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

And then they voted....

As most of you already know, I won't be voting for either Mitt Romney or Barack Obama.  They are both corrupt men who are owned by the financial interests and primarily seek political power due to their character flaws.  Obama is is a weak little man whose only saving grace is his laziness, while Romney's greatest strength, his executive competence, only makes him the more dangerous candidate for the country.

But given that few of us tend to pay much attention to the mindless blatherings of the sort of dimwits and mid-wits who still genuinely support Obama after nearly four years of witnessing the man's boundless incompetence, I thought it might be interesting to see what their justifications are for endorsing the man for a second term.  Keep in mind these are actual, original sentiments expressed by people who are declaring their public support for Obama in the full knowledge that others will be reading them.  Depending upon your psychological outlook, you may find these presidential endorsements to be either highly amusing or incredibly depressing:
Obama.  Cause Repubs scare me. All the anti-women and anti-science talk bothers me greatly as a fairly smart woman with a daughter.  I don’t want to see my future turn into A Handmaiden’s Tale.

Women should get paid as much as men. Gay people should be allowed to make legal life-long commitments to the person they love. Women should be in control of their own bodies. People who have the misfortune to get a disease shouldn’t be shut out from medical care for the rest of their lives. Kids shouldn’t starve because their parents are poor. We ought to send fewer of our boys and girls abroad, and do better for them when they come home. We should be a leader in science, instead of rejecting it.  OBAMA 2012.

I support Barack Obama because he is not a Republican, and because I do not want to see any more people suffering.

I’m endorsing Obama. Basically because my GOP relatives just completely baffle me with their lack of sense – as do most of the GOP that I have seen lately on news outlets.

I endorse Obama as he has done the best he could with the mess he was left with, he has dealt with the GOP whose goal above all including the needs of the country was to make Mr. Obama a single term president and he allows women to choose.

I’m voting for Obama because stimulus is the only way to get an economy out of a depression, because we need to have the rich pay their fair share of taxes and right now they’re paying some of the lowest taxes in the last hundred years, because if it hadn’t been for unemployment benefits being extended I would have lost my house, because we need health care reform, we need to put an end to insurance companies being able to drop paying customers once they get sick.

I endorse Barack Obama for a second term. He turned around the economy, killed Bin Laden, and has changed his mind on gay marriage.

I am Voting for President Obama because he is the leader of the anti-rape party. Seriously.

Given what he’s accomplished in the context in which he’s had to work, I’m satisfied with Obama as president so far. That alone would enough in most election years to allow him to keep my vote in his tally. Is this the glowing, ringing endorsement that Obamaites can shout to the hills? I suppose it’s not, but this should not be confused with a lukewarm or half-hearted endorsement. This is not “you’ll do.” It’s “you’ve done well. Keep going.”
These are just a few of the many reasons I do not believe in the legitimacy or efficacy of pseudo-democracy. In addition to underlining the basic fallacy of "representative" democracy, it should suffice to explode the oft-heard claim that Democrats are more intelligent. In fact, if one takes the trouble to examine the electoral demographics, it is quite clear that the average Republican is both more intelligent and better-educated than the average Democrat.  Of course, that is a very low bar to clear, as one need only examine the disastrous Republican performance in office over the last thirty years to see that having ever-so-slightly more intelligent voters hasn't prevented Republicans from governing in a disastrous manner.

If you're the sort with a macabre sense of humor who finds this sort of thing amusing, you'll find plenty more at McRapey's.  If, on the other hand, this makes you despair for the country, I would urge you to be sure to have a suicide hotline on speed dial before wading into the mire.

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97 Comments:

Anonymous Procol Harumph October 30, 2012 5:30 AM  

Well it's like the old saying, If you want a great argument against democracy, talk to a voter. Some of those turned my hair white they're so pigsh#t stupid. But partly, that is what buying control of the media and then filling it with mind-deadening noise, gets for the buyers.

Here's a question. Since a country like the USA, as presently constituted, requires a president one way or another (and since most societies psychologically need some sort of a single-individual helmsman anyway), is there any American individual who you _would_ vote for President, even though they aren't running and may not even be in politics?

If you could pick any living adult American to lead the country, is there somebody you'd actually choose with positive confidence in them?

Blogger That Crazy Christian October 30, 2012 5:40 AM  

Good God in the goose fat. We're doomed.

Blogger Praetgeist October 30, 2012 5:40 AM  

The most depressing ones are the ones that sound like the person speaking knows how to sound smart or at least sound authoritative.

Blogger El Bastardo October 30, 2012 5:55 AM  

I endorse Barack Obama for a second term. He turned around the economy, killed Bin Laden, and has changed his mind on gay marriage.

I am Voting for President Obama because he is the leader of the anti-rape party. Seriously.

Ouch.

I know a girl who is voting for Obummer because she has a friend who can get her into the DC dinners if he is elected. She knows most of the argments against him on the economy, and she agrees; even her democrat parents hve jumped Obama's soul train. But he gets her dinner, Romney gets her business off the ground most likely.

She is voting for the "Anti-rape" party. We Americans really must look stupid right now.

Anonymous zen0 October 30, 2012 5:57 AM  

I can see why the concept of zombies is so popular. Its the ultimate in identity politics.

Be that as it may, I vote for #3.

Anonymous Kyle In Japan October 30, 2012 6:08 AM  

I support Obama because zoophiles should be allowed to make legal life-long commitments to the animals they love.

Anonymous Logan October 30, 2012 6:31 AM  

How can anyone not vote for Obama? I mean, have you seen that Lena Dunham commercial??? How anyone could still vote for Romney after watching that is incomprehensible. If a staggeringly profound intellect such as hers endorses Obama, that's all the argument that needs to be made.

Oh, and don't even get me started about Joss Whedon...

Anonymous Rantor October 30, 2012 6:42 AM  

@ Procol,

I would vote for Ron or Rand Paul, Vox, Nate, a few other of the Ilk... Denninger. Based on Bush, Clinton, Obama or Romney as the standard, I know I could do a better job than either of them.

We need someone not owned by the banks, the neo-cons, big business, agriculture or education... it will be hard to get stuff done, but I think the goal is to bring things to a screeching halt.

Anonymous Otherwise Silent Observer October 30, 2012 7:01 AM  

Reminds me of when Howard Stern interviewed some of Obama's barely literate supporters:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2012/09/24/howard_stern_interviews_obama_supporters_2012.html

As for Obama being pro-science:

http://www.openmarket.org/2012/07/10/quotas-limiting-male-science-enrollment-the-new-liberal-war-on-science/

Blogger tz October 30, 2012 7:10 AM  

Yes, the electorate is a bunch of corrupt fools and knaves.

But I don't understand why you would consider it a 'basic fallacy of "representative" democracy'.

The candidates represent the intelligence and integtity of their constituency perfectly, differing only at the margins, on things like favorite sports or color.

Anonymous Cinco October 30, 2012 7:16 AM  

+1 to Apathy for me.

Anonymous Andre B October 30, 2012 7:21 AM  

This is a legitimate question for VD or for whoever happens to share his views on political matters: what is the best alternative to Democracy? Being kind of a follower of G. K. Chesterton, I was always a believer in Democracy, but here it is attacked systematically. What is the best alternative? Can you direct me to some literature on this?

Blogger David Webb October 30, 2012 7:36 AM  

It just makes me despise liberals and all who vote for them even more. I didn't think such a thing was possible anymore.

Blogger Jamie-R October 30, 2012 7:46 AM  

Obama is is a weak little man whose only saving grace is his laziness, while Romney's greatest strength, his executive competence, only makes him the more dangerous candidate for the country.

Obama is far from weak in his pursuit of what he wants for America, weakness serves him, because it is not strength within the old prism of the USA he is seeking. It's just one small aspect, how he hopes to encourage foreign enemies in order to weaken future Heritage America. His legacy is still bold.

Romney won't flinch in the face of foreign policy, because he cares about America's strengths, and its intimidatory power against those who will lay waste to it (and yes America, enemies from without can defeat you, if it requires a mixture of influencing and exploiting from within, they still win from without don't they, cause they did it, so shove that Founders quote up your arse).

Also, I'll post a photo of my hairy arse if he does not get rid of Bernanke. Bet on it in his first term. Rates will rise under Romney, and Bernanke's solutions will end.

Anonymous Cryan Ryan October 30, 2012 7:48 AM  

"what is the best alternative to Democracy?"

Andre you don't think we live in a democracy, do you?

The best alternative to democracy is a democratic republic, which is what we have.

Democratic republics generally deteriate, as suffrage is expanded to the young, the female, the clueless, the incapable (but I repeat myself) and then.... it collapses.

Put out of your head any fantasy that we can undo women's suffrage, or the extension of suffrage to the 18 to 20 year olds.

The iceberg was hit 90 years ago, we have been taking on water ever since, sinking lower...lower.

But maybe you can figure a way to go back in time and un-hit the iceberg...

Blogger Jamie-R October 30, 2012 7:56 AM  

You can keep your honour to uphold the constitution as the highest order, because Christianity was the answer to Judaism's troubled relationship with law. It's nice to have believers, real ones, but for all of humanity's flaws, to have true intent as we stumble, that's key. And that's all humanity has left according to the NT and Christ's example.

Anonymous Mr Green Man October 30, 2012 7:58 AM  

Andre B sez:

What is the best alternative? Can you direct me to some literature on this?


Old Testament, Book of Judges, the best form of government is a distributed form of self-government with national leadership vested in fathers and heads of clans.

Anonymous anon123 October 30, 2012 7:59 AM  

The "anti-rapist party"? Wasn't their party led by a rapist last time around?

Anonymous zen0 October 30, 2012 8:01 AM  

what is the best alternative to Democracy?

Democracy does not just take one form. You need to be more specific. Go forth into the interwebs and study, that you may attain a more sophisticated level of confusion.

Blogger Andre B October 30, 2012 8:05 AM  

@ Cryan Ryan

I understand we don't live in a true Democracy, I understand that perfectly. So ok, let me try to make my question a little more clear:

1) Is there any kind of political alternative to Democracy that makes more sense on the theoretical level? I mean this as "everything working as intended";

2) Since we can never be sure that such a political system will "work as intended" (such as our own distorted form of Democracy), is there any other form of political system that makes more sense on the practical level?

Anonymous Cryan Ryan October 30, 2012 8:18 AM  

1) A Democratic Republic.

2) A Democratic Republic.

You listen but you do not hear.

Anonymous Mr. B.A.D. October 30, 2012 8:20 AM  

I've long written off democrats as lost. None of the above bothers me. What bothers me is the leaders of the church trying to rationalize support for Mittens; trying to pretend that he is any different than Obama. Every pastor and minister that I know is full blown on facebook in their support for Mittens, not just because he is not-obama either. In the same breath that they talk about freedom, small government, and pro-life, they support Mittens. That is what has truly made me lose all hope for our form of democratic republic. It has really become a "with friends like these, who needs enemies" situation.

Anonymous VryeDenker October 30, 2012 8:23 AM  

A constitutional monarchy seems to be the best, if we take statistics into account. Think Monaco, et al. The interest of the monarch is the longevity of his/her subjects. Also, being in office for decades means you can plan long-term. It's not immune to corruption, but it has the advantage of discouraging short-term enrichment at the cost of the big picture.

Anonymous physics geek October 30, 2012 8:25 AM  

Reading those comments reduced what little faith I had in my fellow man to a level undetectable by current scientific equipment. I think that Mr. Burns said it best:
"This anonymous clan of slack-jawed troglodytes has cost me the election, and yet if I were to have them killed, I would be the one to go to jail. That's democracy for you."

Anonymous Elmer Fudge (friend of Sexual Chocolate) October 30, 2012 8:35 AM  

This is the endorsement that is all too true, but will never see the light of day in public forum, because no one has the balls to be so bold:

"Davibamasoetorobounell[whatever-is-left-not-published-to-date] is a RED DIAPER BABY and so am I. I am so proud of my man. All hail Karl Marx! Death to capitalism! I have a g-d given right to marry Fido, and so should you! Global Warming is not a myth! SAVE THE WHALES! [please shoot me in the head, and put me out of my misery!]"

Anonymous paradox October 30, 2012 8:36 AM  

Logan October 30, 2012 6:31 AM

Oh, and don't even get me started about Joss Whedon...


You mean this?...

Anonymous E. PERLINE October 30, 2012 8:40 AM  

Romney is owned by financial interests? Where's your proof?

I remember 2 occasions where Romney, in speeches, was critical of the Fed. Even one such admission was courageous. People have gotten themselves assassinated for saying less.

Blogger The Anti-Gnostic October 30, 2012 8:40 AM  

The sensible alternative is to limit the franchise and run the place like Switzerland. The US is too big and too heterogenous to run like Switzerland of course which is why we're a quasi-empire. So at this point, we just have to await the collapse of the central State. The Byzantine empire lasted an awfully long time. The Soviet Union barely got off the ground. Millions and millions of old, dying Boomers drawing down Medicare in their last year of life may do the trick.

Anonymous Procol Harumph October 30, 2012 8:41 AM  

"Is there any kind of political alternative to Democracy that makes more sense on the theoretical level?"

The best bet is a democratic republic with a fairly homogeneous population with respect to race, ethnicity, religion, language, and ideology.

The government proposed for the American people in 1787 was perfectly fine for the American people of 1787. (Absent the ticking time bomb of slavery, which simply could and should have been dealt with in a more rational manner.) It doesn't work for us now, because we have admitted far too many heterogeneous elements whose core interests are too strongly at odds with one another. If the American people consisted overwhelmingly of white, English-speaking Christians (largely Protestant), and we did not have to perpetually deal with a Negro Question, a Jewish Question, a Hispanic Question, a Muslim Question, and the all petty-liberal death-of-a-thousand-cuts questions of rampaging liberalism which were and are largely made possible by the existence of the previous two, then you would not see the idiocy and disease that you see in our government. You would see problems and conflicts, to be sure, but they would be about mere matters of preference, not questions of national existence.

In government, having a good theory is not enough. The human material matters. The concrete details matter.

Anonymous aero October 30, 2012 8:47 AM  

VD
I called the suicide hotline all they did was talk to me about hope and change.

Blogger Booch Paradise October 30, 2012 8:54 AM  

@Andre B
The same form of government is not the best form of government for any given population.

Anonymous LES October 30, 2012 8:54 AM  

Rush Limbaugh: “Romney is not the perfect candidate. That does not matter,” he said. “Romney, the best thing he can do is remember this election isn't about him. He may as well be Elmer Fudd as far as we're concerned. We're voting against Obama."

I thought we elected Elmer Fudd in 2000 & 2004.

Anonymous Bobo October 30, 2012 8:57 AM  

VD: "it should suffice to explode the oft-heard claim that Democrats are more intelligent."

I recently had an argument about this very thing. It's ridiculous that Democrats criticize the Republican party as the 1%, and then try to claim that they are also somehow low IQ.

Anonymous aero October 30, 2012 8:58 AM  

This one is my favorite
"When I look into his eyes I can see hes a better man."

Anonymous Starbuck October 30, 2012 9:10 AM  

I already voted... I did not vote for Obama or Romney. I voted for Gary Johnson. Will I win? No. Will Gary Johnson win? Unlikely. However, early votes that have been tallied in Colorado shows Obama and Romney both getting 30%+ each and the independent vote getting 26%. That kind of shocked me.

Romney is going to win. I don't know why. I just think he will win. And he will win in a huge way.

I was talking to a Gas fired turbine field engineer yesterday and he told me something I didn't know:

He told me that since Obama was elected and he bowed to the Suadi King (Monarch for your monarch apologists) and that picture was taken, the men in the middle east have been laughing at americans. He did say that they didn't not laugh at americans when Bush was in office. They didn't like em, but they had respect. Since Obama, they have had no respect.

My mom is pretty torked at me right now because I told her I wouldn't be voting for Romney. I heard the old addage that because I didn't vote for Romney I actually voted for Obama. And I also was the reason this country is going to hell.

Sigh... No I voted for Johnson.
No, You voted for Obama.
etc.. You get the picture.
I did suggest she vote for Johnson, just look at his track record of being governor of new mexico.

Nope..


Oh and Jamie-R, we happen to like wat our founding fathers setup in this country. If you don't, you certianly don't have to live here. You can stay there in australia where the men give up their guns like limp wristed liberals, and then feel all superrior and smug about it.

Anonymous VryeDenker October 30, 2012 9:14 AM  

This one is my favorite
"When I look into his eyes I can see hes a better man."


I usually ask them exactly when that happened.

Anonymous JI October 30, 2012 9:23 AM  

So if Obama is the leader of the "anti-rape" party, does that mean he opposes John Scalzi?

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 9:24 AM  

Romney is owned by financial interests? Where's your proof?

He owned a freaking private equity firm!

Also, look at his top campaign contributors...all big banks.

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 9:31 AM  

Romney won't flinch in the face of foreign policy, because he cares about America's strengths, and its intimidatory power against those who will lay waste to it

There is no foreign enemy that can lay waste to America. And, for that matter, Australia.

Anonymous aero October 30, 2012 9:34 AM  

aero
This one is my favorite
"When I look into his eyes I can see hes a better man."

VryeDenker

I usually ask them exactly when that happened.

This happens as a thought processes They really want to be raped by Obama.

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 9:34 AM  

What is the best alternative? Can you direct me to some literature on this?

Constitutional monarchy is one solution, anarchy would be another. Also a modified direct democracy.

As far as literature, Hans Herman Hoppe has a good work on the subject: "democracy, the god that failed."

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 9:36 AM  

So if Obama is the leader of the "anti-rape" party, does that mean he opposes John Scalzi?

Depends on what Obama considers legitimate or forcible rape. I mean, Scalzi legitimately and forcibly raped our innocent minds with his words...

Anonymous Daniel October 30, 2012 9:48 AM  

Romney won't flinch in the face of foreign policy, because J.F. Sebastian didn't build that response into him. The man can't even pass the Voight-Kampff, much less flinch.

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 9:51 AM  

What bothers me is the leaders of the church trying to rationalize support for Mittens; trying to pretend that he is any different than Obama. Every pastor and minister that I know is full blown on facebook in their support for Mittens, not just because he is not-obama either.

And Billy Graham no longer considers mormonism to be a cult.

When I see a pastor give a political endorsement, it doesn't cause me to look closer at the politician's politics, but the pastor's theology.

Blogger IM2L844 October 30, 2012 10:00 AM  

When I see a pastor give a political endorsement, it doesn't cause me to look closer at the politician's politics, but the pastor's theology.

Now, there's a nugget of wisdom worth heeding.

Anonymous aero October 30, 2012 10:02 AM  

Obama says “heal the planet” and “recede the oceans”
The east coast gets hit by the rising ocean. Effect 66 million pro Obama voters. I wonder what the planet will do to the west coast before election day?

Anonymous JartStar October 30, 2012 10:03 AM  

What bothers me is the leaders of the church trying to rationalize support for Mittens;

There are very few things which hurt evangelical churches more in America today than tying themselves to the GOP. It is incredibly myopic, distracts the church from its mission, and undermines its credibility.

Blogger swiftfoxmark2 October 30, 2012 10:03 AM  

From H.L. Mencken:

"Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard."

"Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage."

"No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby."

And there is plenty more where that came from. A shame he wasn't born a century later...

Anonymous Orion October 30, 2012 10:06 AM  

Constitutional Monarchy? See England. A bit further down the road to hell, and for the last century a reigning family that has helped push it along. The problem with all hereditary forms of government is the luck of the draw. Supremely competent monarchs tend to draw in more power... then their successors abuse it. While England's monarchy is kept out of direct rule, Prince Charlie has pretty much lived down to his name and been a puppet for all sorts of idiot causes along with the good.

Anonymous szook October 30, 2012 10:08 AM  

Vote for Alan Keyes, because there's a better black man for the job......

Anonymous JartStar October 30, 2012 10:09 AM  

Everyone knows who to vote for just like everyone you talk to is an above average investor.

Blogger swiftfoxmark2 October 30, 2012 10:11 AM  

We need a system where a bunch of men go into an arena with nothing a few weapons and the last one standing gets the title of king.

Then after 10 years, we put a gun to his head, blow his brains out, and start over.

At the very least, it would be entertaining.

Anonymous rycamor October 30, 2012 10:11 AM  

Elmer Fudge (friend of Sexual Chocolate) October 30, 2012 8:35 AM

This is the endorsement that is all too true, but will never see the light of day in public forum, because no one has the balls to be so bold:

"Davibamasoetorobounell[whatever-is-left-not-published-to-date] is a RED DIAPER BABY and so am I. I am so proud of my man. All hail Karl Marx! Death to capitalism! I have a g-d given right to marry Fido, and so should you! Global Warming is not a myth! SAVE THE WHALES! [please shoot me in the head, and put me out of my misery!]"


Oh man... this clues me in that there is yet another name for the man. So now we have

Barry Soetero
Barry Dunham
Barry Seobarkah
Harrison J. Bounel
Barack Hussein Obama

I can only wait for the inevitable revelation that he had a short career as a cross-dressing Vegas nightclub singer under the name Nina C. Moan.

Blogger Jamie-R October 30, 2012 10:18 AM  

we happen to like wat our founding fathers setup in this country. If you don't, you certianly don't have to live here. You can stay there in australia where the men give up their guns like limp wristed liberals, and then feel all superrior and smug about it.

Oh I like it. But. Christianity brings Judaism down. So spirit and intent trumped law and punishment. So the Jews clung to Christendom's last outpost for life in this world. So Americans revolted against all that was left in the fight even though they had failings themselves.

Anonymous O.C. October 30, 2012 10:26 AM  

> What is the best alternative?

Putting me in charge, of course. I'd prefer to be Absolute and Unquestioned Lord and Master, but will settle for Benevolent Tyrant.

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 10:26 AM  

There are very few things which hurt evangelical churches more in America today than tying themselves to the GOP. It is incredibly myopic, distracts the church from its mission, and undermines its credibility.

A-freaking-men

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 10:30 AM  

While England's monarchy is kept out of direct rule, Prince Charlie has pretty much lived down to his name and been a puppet for all sorts of idiot causes along with the good.

Hey now, anyone who says as much awesome politically incorrect stuff as he does gets a pass.

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 10:31 AM  

Putting me in charge, of course. I'd prefer to be Absolute and Unquestioned Lord and Master, but will settle for Benevolent Tyrant.

What do we get out of the deal?

Anonymous Roundtine October 30, 2012 10:35 AM  

Most entertaining vote result: election is so close that Obama wins because of early voters, but they would have voted for Romney had they waited.

Anonymous rycamor October 30, 2012 10:42 AM  

The endersers at Scalzi's site think Romney is going to somehow turn America into der Extreme Right Ving Religious Republic. Yup, that's right! He's going to outlaw sex and rock'n roll, make all the boys get haircuts and the girls wear headcoverings, and send us all to Sunday School. Every day. Oh, and he'll legalize rape of course. Don't bother explaining how the above sets don't intersect. Logic is just a right-wing tool of patriarchal oppression.

Blogger James Dixon October 30, 2012 10:43 AM  

> Romney is owned by financial interests? Where's your proof?

http://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/contrib.php?id=N00000286

Anonymous Cheddarman October 30, 2012 10:51 AM  

I would vote for Olaf the First, King of Norway, if he were in the running.
Judging by his past record, Olaf would put the atheists and pagans to the sword, or drive them from the land. Not a bad plan, IMO.

Anonymous Cheddarman October 30, 2012 11:01 AM  

As an added bonus, Olaf the First would most likely challenge the Churchians to battle. As the Churchians would be unable to field an army, Olaf would put their leadership to the sword. He may allow the Churchian commoners an opportunity to redeem themselves, if they renounced their weak and effeminate ways, and embraced a bold and masculine Christianity.

Blogger Old Rebel October 30, 2012 11:07 AM  

"Obama is is a weak little man whose only saving grace is his laziness, while Romney's greatest strength, his executive competence, only makes him the more dangerous candidate for the country." Vox Day

Which man would you prefer to hold the power of life and death in his hands - the Choomba King, or the aggressive go-getter? Just a thought.

Anonymous jay c October 30, 2012 11:26 AM  

I’m a Canadian who reluctantly endorses Obama solely because he’s the lesser evil. It’s a shame that his impressive accomplishments, particularly in health care, are undermined by his shameful disregard for civil liberties.

How is this person still breathing? Surely he must be choking to death on the irony!

Anonymous Sojourner October 30, 2012 11:35 AM  

I got two young ladies in the last years of their doctor schooling who are both fairly attractive that are ALL over Obama. Their Facebooks drive me up the wall to see such amazing waste of....beauty, because they sure as hell have no common sense.

Anonymous The One October 30, 2012 11:54 AM  

Romney will make polygamy legal faster than Obama. Open and shut case for the men, even in the OT

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 11:58 AM  

Where is good will? I'm curious which lever he will pull

Anonymous zeonxavier October 30, 2012 12:21 PM  

Obama Supporters Actually Hate Obama's Policies:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Skw-0jv9kts&feature=player_embedded

A man-on-the-street interviewer asks Obama supporters if they oppose drone kill lists, the NDAA, ect... but he first attributes the policies to Romney.

Anonymous kaflick October 30, 2012 12:23 PM  

"
"The "anti-rapist party"? Wasn't their party led by a
"rapist last time around?
"
From what I see the people who vote (for either the Democrats or Republicans) vote on what they say, not what they do. After all the Dems are not for the "little guy" and the Repugs and not for "small government" even though they say they are.

Blogger Jamie-R October 30, 2012 12:42 PM  

I am the John Lennon of this site these days. I hate the Beatles.

I want to be Wanya of Boyz II Men. Sing a sermon.

Blogger TontoBubbaGoldstein October 30, 2012 1:07 PM  

Zen0 : Be that as it may, I vote for #3.




EARNHARDT!!!! HELL YEAH! * Holds up 3 fingers*


Sorry, wrong post.


Seriously, this discussion has [d]evolved to the point where it screams for WLindseyWheeler's attention. Where you at, cuz?

Anonymous O.C. October 30, 2012 1:18 PM  

>> Putting me in charge, of course. I'd prefer to be Absolute and Unquestioned Lord and Master, but will settle for Benevolent Tyrant.

> What do we get out of the deal?

No more campaign ads, for starts.

Anonymous MendoScot October 30, 2012 1:24 PM  

I am the John Lennon of this site these days.

Or Andrew Ridgeley?

Blogger Jamie-R October 30, 2012 1:27 PM  

Come on! Okay.... Okay.

Anonymous Josh October 30, 2012 1:50 PM  

No more campaign ads, for starts.

That's a good start, but can you dole out fiefdoms to your supporters?

I'll take the duchies of middle and east Tennessee.

Anonymous kh123 October 30, 2012 2:05 PM  

I support The Ancient Ones because Euclidean space is fascist. Think of the roller coaster rides we could have.

Anonymous Emperor of Icecream October 30, 2012 2:08 PM  

I have a weak heart, so I'll stay out of the mire altogether. Even the quotes you pulled gave me arrhythmia.

Anonymous O.C. October 30, 2012 2:15 PM  

I like to think of my plan as Libertarian Constitutional Despotism. You'll still be allowed to have elections, just not for President. That office is abolished. As is same-day voter registration; if you can't be bothered to register to vote a month in advance of the election, screw you. Media campaigns for Congressional seats can't begin until after the cutoff for voter registration for that election, so you'll get a short campaign season and be spared the massive media campaigns aimed at stampeding the ignorant pigs with fears that they'll be cut off from feeding at the public trough.

Speaking of the public trough: I'll have a diving board installed on the top floor of the Dirksen Building, with public defenestration being the punishment for any Senator or Congress member caught lining his or her pockets or those of his or her cronies with funds from the public treasury.

Let's see: what else?

Immediate abolition of the Departments of Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Education, and Homeland Security. Immediate dissolution of the TSA, with airport and airline security put back into the hands of the private sector. Forced reintegration of the Departments of Commerce and Labor; splitting them was a mistake. A good old-fashioned Stalinist purge of the EPA, to ferret out and get rid of all the people more interested in downsizing the human population than in making sure that the water and air are clean.

Aggressive enforcement of the 10th Amendment. Immediate disemployment of the hundreds of thousands of civil servants whose jobs contravene the 10th Amendment. Forcible relocation of the UN headquarters to -- oh, Tristan da Cunha. I'm sure the Brits would love to host the UN for the next century.

How am I doing so far?

Anonymous Axe Head October 30, 2012 2:30 PM  

Liberalism is totally triumphant and you cannot attack it on liberalism's terms, say via "constitutional republic" or "democratic republic" or any of a wide variety of tweaks.

We need a new political theory:

http://www.arktos.com/alexander-dugin-the-fourth-political-theory.html

Anonymous rycamor October 30, 2012 2:50 PM  

O.C. October 30, 2012 2:15 PM

How am I doing so far?


Not bad.

Make sure we don't renew the Federal Reserve contract in December, and abolish the IRS and you've got a deal.

Oh, I know those poor IRS employees will need work. We must weep for them. I suggest that since immigration restrictions will doubtless be much more strictly enforced, there will be plenty of opportunity as migrant farm workers.

Come to think of it, there are a few other 3-letter organizations that need to go: ATF, FTC, BSA, GSA to name a few.

Anonymous Mr. B.A.D. October 30, 2012 3:12 PM  

Joss Whedon is such a limp wristed gamma. I really enjoyed "Cabin in the Woods" and Avengers so I looked him up. He is a feminist. He gave his children his wife's last name.... probably because when she is sodomizing him with her strap on she makes him call her daddy.

Anonymous r October 30, 2012 3:30 PM  

What amuses me is all the commenters there (Obama supporters, of course) who think Romney is some kind of arch-conservative. I got news for you folks: I will ascend the throne of England before Massachusetts elects a conservative Governor.

Anonymous Idle Spectator October 30, 2012 3:31 PM  

Vox, I specifically told you on your presidential debate post that Obama needed to change his name to Rodney King, and then Romney could pretend to be a LAPD officer. Afterwards, the healing could begin.


And you scoffed.

Anonymous E. PERLINE October 30, 2012 3:44 PM  

So Josh, Romney must have borrowed bocoup money from the banks. And he made lots of money for his partners. Who else would you want to hitch your star to?

It reminds me of my father's early advice to his boys (which we didn't follow.) Hang out with rich girls only and marry for love.

Anonymous E. PERLINE October 30, 2012 4:09 PM  

O.C., I agree totally on abolishing all those government agencies. Hillary admitted that the State Department alone has 60,000 employees. Even a big continent like Africa has only about 40 "nations" to deal with.

There's a problem. If we throw so many government employees out, we'll have to create a new welfare department for ex-government employees. I can't think of a name for it.

Anonymous O.C. October 30, 2012 5:06 PM  

It's part of my new Green Jobs initiative. We'll reduce our carbon footprint and dependence on foreign oil and improve the quality of our environment by abolishing certain types of mechanized and highly chemical-intensive agriculture, and sending droves of former civil servants out into the fields to work for their subsistence, by planting, hoeing, weeding, and harvesting crops by hand.

The smart ones will survive. The really smart ones will run away and get useful jobs.

Anonymous Gerd October 30, 2012 5:17 PM  

Ahh,,,,Joss Whedon.

Such a waste of creative talent.

Perhaps, Artistes should NOT be allowed to vote. They feel too much and think less.

And, renters,,,nope not allowed. Have to have some skin in the game.

Bankers,,no,,they have too much of other's skin.

Firemen, teachers and nurses,,,nope, nope and nope.

The list marches on,,,oh wait and community organizers,,definitely,,NO VOTES FOR YOU!

Anonymous WaterBoy October 30, 2012 6:28 PM  

E. PERLINE: "If we throw so many government employees out, we'll have to create a new welfare department for ex-government employees. I can't think of a name for it."

The Soylent Corporation Job Placement Office.

Just don't watch the familiariazation videos and shun all liquid refreshments offerred.

Anonymous Elmer Fudge (friend of Sexual Chocolate) October 30, 2012 6:43 PM  

Perline et al, the differences between Yobama and Mittens (you can drool over Lauren while you are at it)

Blogger LP 999/Eliza October 30, 2012 7:45 PM  

Wow! What...cogent points for supporting a hollow administration. Yeah, I'll be sure and vote for O after reading that endorsement.

Suicide? Now? Nein, this scene is way too entertaining to quit life now. I am waiting to see feminism continue to fail, laughs.

Due to residency I cannot vote but if given the opp to vote, I'd stay home. At this time there is something very unprincipled about holding one's nose to vote for any of the prez reality horror show's candi's. Given it is not a popular notion and I am sure others will urge me to vote. But I do not believe in the female vote or feel safe to vote in union stronghold state(s) that our family landed up living in.

Who here would waste one drop of sweat or tears for a nation that chose its own undoing?

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Blogger mmaier2112 October 30, 2012 8:13 PM  

Mr. BAD: Joss Whedon is such a limp wristed gamma. I really enjoyed "Cabin in the Woods" and Avengers so I looked him up. He is a feminist. He gave his children his wife's last name.... probably because when she is sodomizing him with her strap on she makes him call her daddy.

This is a "male" that believes men collectively suffer from "WOMB ENVY".

Anonymous Mazianni October 30, 2012 8:18 PM  

You mean like Somalia?

Anonymous Robert Sendler October 30, 2012 10:00 PM  

The Party that celebrates Bil Clinton and Dead Ted Kennedy calling itself the Ant-Rape Party is beyond parody. My pinko "War on Women" sister just stares at me when I ask her why she supports a rapist, sexual predator and womanizer. As well as someone who has an actual "Hard Kill" in the War on Women.

I really can't tell if they are frauds or hypocrites...it all looks the same.

Anonymous Spectator October 30, 2012 10:20 PM  

"She is voting for the "Anti-rape" party. We Americans really must look stupid right now."

You'd think Scalzi of all people would be voting for the Pro Rape Party, given his proclivities

Anonymous Spectator October 30, 2012 10:37 PM  

I for one plan on voting for the candidates of the United States Marijuana Party mostly because I intend to vote for the candidate I feel will do the Least amount when office. That is actually my argument for voting for Obama. At least we know he's unpopular and has used up all his political capital on obamacare and alienated his own party, so he will be a lame duck regardless of the outcome on election day. As for all this anti rape party nonsense, what party really supports rape.. well besides the Constitution Party (sorry, couldn't resist the shot).

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