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Video: Rand Paul Returns $600,000 to US Treasury

Lance133 Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 11:43 PM
I'm sorry, what power, exactly, gives you the right to tell ME who I can and cannot vote for? If I like the guy in place, and he wants to stay, who are YOU to tell ME I cannot vote for him? Tyrants come in all sizes, friend.
Fishers_Man Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 1:07 PM
Correct, Lance. I also think every vote should have a "weight" proportional to the amount of taxes paid by the entity that generated the vote. So, if you pay $1,000 in federal taxes and I pay $2,000, my vote will count twice as much as yours.

What do you think of that?
tibby2 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 7:29 AM
So can we assume you want the 22nd Amendment repealed?
Thasic Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 6:37 AM
It's not HIM telling YOU anything. It's the Constitution telling you. There are a great many rules as to who can and who can't be elected to EVERY office, including dog catcher. Are you offended that you can't vote an 18 year old into office? Or a foreign born person? This person, an many like him want a rules change, in other words, a change of the law. That's the way it works. People ask for a change and maybe it happens. Everyone else can accept it or be angry or try to change it back.

Bravo to Sen. Rand Paul for practicing what he preaches:
 


Erika Johnsen's perspective is spot on:
 

So what if it’s a politically expedient and less-than-a-drop-in-the-bucket gesture? It’s about leaving no stone unturned in the quest for a more fiscally prudent bureaucracy, and I am one hundred percent for it ... Taking the time to bother with even just the itty bitty chunk of the federal budget allotted to you may be a small thing, but it’s a good one. What...