Skip to comments.Michael Badnarik, in Colorado Springs
Posted on 09/06/2004 9:35:23 AM PDT by earplug
Michael Badnarik, Libertarian Presidential candidate will be speaking at the downtown Colorado Springs, Pioneer Museum. September 7th, A Rally will be held starting at 6 PM.
Sorry, can't go. Sorting sock drawer.
Sorry wont be voting for Kerry
When is he coming to Florida? I would like to hear what he has to say.
You mean Mom let him out of the basement? I hope he keeps a key around his neck!
Totally agree. A vote for Bednarik is a vote for Kerry. We need to make sure that President Bush is reelected. Do you really want a man who thinks terrorism is a "law enforcement" problem to be commander-in-chief?
Badnarik proudly states that he hopes votes he pulls from Bush will defeat Bush.
I could go since it's so close but I'm not that stupid.
No votes for Kerry in this household.
If your voting for Bush, because your scared of Kerry, your a lost cause.
Weak people ask and receive the freedom that Bush has taken away.
Bush vote supported by fear. Your knees hurt yet?
How about I've voting for Bush because everyone else is wacky? On the other hand, sounds like you'd fit in with the "anybody but Bush" camp, in your case it's Badnarik, not Kerry.
And it's "You're". You are.
I'm a idealogical libertarian, but the Libertarian party will never get my vote, the leadership of the party has demonstrated utter moral confusion and therefore I cannot take them seriously.
The one that understand priorities. It's not always just about where one stands on the issue, but where the issue stand with you.
I agree with libertarian position of de-criminalizing drugs, however, anyone who thinks that should be the front and center primary concern facing America today, is not to be taken seriously.
Wouldn't go if I could and I bet not many will show up at all.Fringers need to get a life and grow up!
Then explain how voting for an idiotic fringe candidate will help and don't say "teach the GOP a lesson",because it doesn't.
1th, 4th, 5th,
Its only a fringe if the lemmings follow the herd.
It's only the fringe of the fringe of the fringe,who think that voting for someone with less than NO chance of winning an election is a smart move.Perhaps FR isn't the right site for you...just a thought. ;^)
OK, but will anyone else be there?
Suggestion: Let's keep replies to each other's posts in thread out of Freepmail, please. I chose to reply to your thread in thread for a reason, so please respect my wishes and show me the same courtesy.
Anyone who votes Libertarian or Constitution Party this
year is blind to the horrible implications of a Kerry victory.
Their candidates deserve to speak to empty rooms, matching their empty heads.
Oh, but in 2008 you'll consider voting LP or CP?
Every year the major parties bleat: "This election is too important to lose." "This will be the most important election in your lifetime." "Maybe four years from now we should consider third parties, but not is not the time."
Every election is supposed to be a crisis. A turning point. The make or break year. The last chance to save our freedom, yada, yada, yada.
The major parties have cried wolf enough. No matter whether the Dems or GOP wins, things stay the same.
I'm voting for Badnarik.
Complete crap. But the sheeple, mostly, buy it. So far.
You call yourself "commie basher."
But Reagan was the most effective commie basher of all.
It wasn't whoever the Libertarians or the American Party
nominated in 1980 who brought down the Evil Empire. It was a ... Republican. One who five years earlier had specifically rejected the idea of giving up on the GOP after his defeat by Gerald Ford. Reagan could have gotten millions of votes in 1976 as a third-party candidate. But he chose not to.
How would you feel, how would we all feel, and how would the former slaves of the communist empire feel, if a right-wing spoiler had delivered the 1980 election to Jimmy Carter.
HUH, "Commie Basher"????????????
How about the freedom for anyone, or any group, to speak out freely less than 61 days before an election, without worrying about Big Stupid Government suppressing their free speech?
Bush squished that one flat.
You really think this one isn't at least one of the most important?
Have any of our brilliant Libertarian friends in Colorado
written in to tell us how Mr. Bumbledick's rally went?
Were there more than a dozen people? Did they themselves attend?
That's not something YOU,personally,have lost and it's 60 days...but thanks for playing. :-)
It was the "most important" in '92, because Bush Sr. had "defeated" Saddam Hussein. Temporarily, it appears.
It was the "most important" in '96, because Clinton was a democRat sleaze. So the Rs propped up OldBob Dole, the man who said his proudest achievements were Food Stamps and the ADA.
It was the "most important" in '00, because, well . . . . just because.
We'll survive the '04 election too, I suspect, no matter how much spin, hype and crap we hear from the two Big Stupid Government parties.
So what flavor KoolAid do you drink? And when your ox gets gored, are you going to switch to buffalo?
I never thought '92 and '96 were the "most important."
If you don't understand the stakes of the war on terror and the differences between the candidates, why don't you go to some jackoff Libertarian site and let us more rational types alone.
Are they serving Kool-Aid?
Since the SBVs,for example,even though they are a 527,have raised what is considered to be HARD MONEY,will be allowed to run ads against Kerry,with the CFR passed.So too,will those 527s who have raised HARD MONEYbe able to run ads against President Bush.So not all that much has really changed.
And as far as Kool-Aid is concerned,Hank,you've drunk enough for all of us...just a different flavor. :-)
Or perhaps you recall the career-ending elections of Wyche Fowler and Slade Gorton - both tossed out on their big-government asses by very small fractions of the vote taken by the Libertarian candidate.
Scared of a little pressure on the Big Stupid Government parties?
You deserve Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell.
My kinda politicians.
What did the elections of two Democratic senators accomplish?
If you could show us ANY evidence of Republicans moving
to the right because they're scared of Libertarians,
or indeed because Libertarians have cost them seats,
please do it now.
Otherwise, give this tired line about "teaching 'em a lesson" a rest. A very long rest. Six feet under.
There you go! Regards.
You first. Give the "most important election of our lifetime" nonsense a rest.
This IS probably the most important election,thus far,in your lifetime;unfortunately,you are incaoable of seeing that. ;^)
Ah, but I HAVE given a reason for why this is one of the most important elections, more important than most. In case you've forgotten already, it's: TERRORISM.
Now, will you please give me evidence that you Libertarians and/or Constitution Party geniuses have nudged the GOP to the right through your spoiler candidacies?
Well, not wanting to blemish his "no veto" record he punted it over to the Supreme Court, and they punted it right back.
If you really cared about the freedoms you claim to have lost you would work from within the existing Big Stupid Government system to reform it. Being smart [benefit of doubt for the sake of the discussion] you would choose the party most suitable - the one closest to your ideals [however marginally] - to wit: the GOP. The tent is certainly big enough. You can influence your candidate, you can make a difference, you can change the party. You could even BE the candidate. Abraham Lincoln did it. Barry Goldwater did it. Ronald Reagan did it. George W. Bush is doing it. You can do it. But not if you abdicate. If you run off to never-gonna-get-elected third [or fourth, or twelfth] parties you are copping out.
Ron Paul is all by his lonesome. He is one of the Republicans, but we all know he is a [the] Libertarian. What if there were two Ron Pauls? Or five? Ten? What if there was a Libertarian Caucus within the Republican Party? [Hey, the Rats have a Socialist, um, I mean Progressive Caucus, and it sure has a tremendous influence.] Don't you think you would have A LOT more influence on the workings of the Republican Party, and therefore on the workings of Congress if you participated rather than marginalizing yourselves? As it stands now, you are doing exactly that - marginalizing yourselves. A perfect Lose-Lose for you. So sad.
I'm not holding my breath waiting for Republicans to stop sucking on the Big Stupid Government tit. They want to be the Rulers.
You're right, but these people show no sign of wanting to be effective. They want to feel superior. They are the political version of Saturday Night Live's "Church Lady," with her "little Superior Dance" and her paranoid references to "SATAN????"
Life's too short to listen to such thimblebrains. I just
like to bait -- and if possible demoralize -- them.
Politics just isn't their meitre...they much prefer to imagine that fiction is reality and vice-versa. :-)
Yeah. They're really kids at heart. Touching in many areas of life, but it doesn't belong in politics. Certainly not with the survival of the Western world at stake.