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Romney For President

davishipps Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 10:29 AM
Paulus, I think Buchanan is suggesting what Peter Schiff was, that of the two major party candidates, Romney is the more likely to fall back on founding principles when his "corporatist" dealings bring about the nation's collapse. I detect a high degree of doubt in his statement that begins "If a President Romney held to that rule..." I think he's just trying to put up the best hope. All that being said, I'm voting for Johnson, and I would hope anyone who's researched him at all would agree that he's the best candidate. Certainly, if you're not in a swing state, I can't imagine why you would NOT vote for him. In a swing state, I can imagine why you wouldn't, but I still think you'd be wrong not to.
Conservative abroad Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 10:13 PM
t252,
They are specifically talking about non-swing States so they would have no effect on the outcome. They are just talking about the wrong 3rd party candidate.
t252 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 3:00 PM
no you haven't. what you've done is assure obummer victory and set up the destruction of the US.
Paulus Textor Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 11:42 AM
I agree completely. If you honestly prefer Johnson (and you should), AND you live in one of about 40 states that are "locks" for either O or R, then you should vote your conscience. If enough people do the same, and Johnson can garner, let's say, 10 or 15 percent of the vote in these states, then we have set up a legitimate, non-corporatist candidate for the future.

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