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Voting Your Way to Prosperity

Floyd35 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 9:42 AM
Our leaders or our lack of leadership makes a difference. That is why we need to encourage both the Democrats and the Republicans to change the qualifications on the right to vote. If you do not pay a 20% tax rate, or higher, then you do not get to vote until you do pay that percentage of tax on your income. This would keep the rich fat cats honest or they would lose their votes. This also would encourage the welfare crowd to get a job if they want to have a vote in govermental matters. This would essentially put the middle class, and those slightly above the middle class, who do pay their fair share of taxes in chage which means we will get a better slection of officials. They can not simply buy the office through promises or our tax money
"Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president and there ought to be a quid pro quo and you ought to exercise leadership on that… Of course, not just that, but why not?"

"After the election of Jimmy Carter, the honorable Coleman Alexander Young, he went to Washington, D.C. He came home with some bacon. That's what you do."

Joann Watson
Detroit City Councilwomen

The first crack in the floodgates opened this week, when Detroit councilwoman Joann Watson demanded a quid pro quo from President Obama in the form of a federal government bailout of the beleaguered city. The...
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