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Like Californians, New Yorkers Suffer From Insanity (Cuomo Video)
ChicoER ^ | 10/28/10 | Chuck Wolk

Posted on 10/28/2010 9:11:37 AM PDT by OneVike

Hosted by imgur.comBenjamin Franklin is credited with defining insanity as the action of constantly doing the same thing over and over again yet expecting different results.  Well with that understanding, it is my opinion that both California and New York voters are suffering from an extreme case of insanity.  In California, Democrat Jerry Brown is holding a slight edge over Republican Meg Whitman 48% to 42%.  Now I do believe that both Whitman and Paladino can win, if Republicans vote with the same enthusiasm they had during the primaries. However, if these numbers hold then it looks as if Jerry Brown will be the next governor of California. That, my friends, is insane, because Jerry Brown is the man who admittedly put California in debt by spending the surplus Ronald Reagan left.   California has never climbed out of that debt because of the insane voters who continue to re-elect the same liberal Democrats who think like Jerry Brown does.  So along with keeping both state houses under the Democrats' control, they could very well re-elect the worst governor ever to have held the office. THAT IS INSANE!

Hosted by imgur.comMeanwhile, over on America's coastline where the sun rises, New Yorkers are ready to do a similar thing by putting Andrew Cuomo in the governor's mansion.  So, like Californians, New Yorkers also suffer from insanity.  After all, it was Andrew's father Mario who screwed the state up so bad that a virtual unknown Republican candidate, George Pataki, defeated him in his bid for a fourth term.  Well, now Andrew is running for governor against Carl Paladino.  Unfortunately, 51% to 37%.  This does not bode well for the Big Apple.  Even if you ignore the pathetic shape of New York that was left by his father when he lost to Pataki in 1994, Andrew himself has his own serious issues.  He is directly responsible for setting things up, along with Kirsten Gillibrand, Barney Frank, and Christopher Dodd, that destroyed the housing market, and thus sent America into an economic tailspin.  

[Follow this link to see video of Cuomo proudly taking credit for the sub-prime mortgage scheme]

As Bill Clinton's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Cuomo was the prime mover behind programs that destabilized Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.  Barney Frank and Christopher Dodd were running these two lending institutions when George Bush tried to fix things.  Unfortunately for Americans, Frank and Dodd stood in Bush's way and so the corrupt.....


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; US: New York
KEYWORDS: andrewcuomo; elections; insanity; jerrybrown
Let's hope that life repeats for Cuomo as they happened for his father in 1994, when Mario was another victim of the "94" Republican revolution.
1 posted on 10/28/2010 9:11:42 AM PDT by OneVike
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I live in a state that has many illegals who vote, and home grown idiots who continue to show the symptoms of insanity as they do in New York. Why else would they continually re-elect leftist who are bent on enslaving them for life? Check out my article and the video I have of Andrew Cuomo taking credit for the biggest contributor to our current recession......

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2 posted on 10/28/2010 9:13:22 AM PDT by OneVike (Just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: OneVike; The Mayor; metmom; DJ MacWoW; Lauren BaRecall
"Now I do believe that both Whitman and Paladino can win, if Republicans vote with the same enthusiasm they had during the primaries"

In the primaries turnout was up 400% in some precincts.

not up 400% over last off-year election, up 400% from the last PRESIDENTIAL election.

Paladino supporters are 'broken glass' supporters. As in they would crawl over broken glass to make sure cuomo does not win.

I talked to a dumbell democrat at Geico about my insurance last night. He said he was a "Cuomo Guy" (proudly). I asked him if he was gay... stunned silence? I said it was just because Como was for gay marriage... I asked him if he knew that Cuomo was head of HUD and ignited the housing melt down and ruined the entire US economy... more silence...

then he said "well I have a different view..blah blah.." I said There is no VIEW- look it up on the Internet if you are not too stupid you can find video of him sayings so (I mentioned Free Republic).

At the end he said "I'll have to look in to that and think about it"

ALL Paladino supporters are not that wishy-washy. You can turn them IF YOU GO OUT AND DO IT!!!!!!!! WE CANNOT LET CUOMO WIN!!! Get at least ONE OTHER PERSON to change his mind, and we win!

3 posted on 10/28/2010 9:25:27 AM PDT by Mr. K (All our candidates suck! The media SAYS SO!!)
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To: OneVike

I only missed one comma BUMP, OV.


4 posted on 10/28/2010 9:25:44 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: OneVike

Thanks for the ping!


5 posted on 10/28/2010 9:28:29 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Mr. K
I wish someone would point out to the folks in NYS who live off the dole that, unlike the federal gov’t, NYS CANNOT print money.

Without taxpayers, there aren't taxes.

And there won't be money to keep all those folks in the style to which they've become accustomed.

To all those folks who plan on voting 'Rat because they think it'll keep their bennies coming, you're killing the goose that lays the golden eggs, guys.

Your only hope is a healthy economy and you won't get that voting 'Rat.

6 posted on 10/28/2010 9:32:20 AM PDT by mewzilla (Still voteless in NY-29. Over 400 roll call votes missed and counting...)
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To: TheOldLady
I only missed one comma BUMP, OV.

You are too hard on yourself. Personally I am glad, it makes me look much better. Thanks again, :>)
7 posted on 10/28/2010 9:36:00 AM PDT by OneVike (Just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: mewzilla
To all those folks who plan on voting 'Rat because they think it'll keep their bennies coming, you're killing the goose that lays the golden eggs, guys.

Many of these voters in both Ca & NY today don't even understand the analogy of the golden goose, let alone the issues at hand.

They are beginning to, but remember, by 2012, even many of the unemployment benefits will have tun out. Then they will see Obama as the culprit and he will loose in a bigger Teanamai then the Democrats are going to on Tuesday of next week.
8 posted on 10/28/2010 9:40:28 AM PDT by OneVike (Just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: OneVike

You’re welcome, FRiend.

My English teacher said that it would take four expert proofreaders doing two proofs each to produce a perfect essay, so I really don’t feel bad at all for missing a few things. ;-)


9 posted on 10/28/2010 9:41:01 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Mr. K

The problem is that Paldino is such a turnoff that people will come out to vote against him instead of voting for Cuomo.


10 posted on 10/28/2010 9:41:22 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Vote for Robert Turner for Congress and kick out that Weiner!)
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To: OneVike
Like Californians, New Yorkers Suffer From Insanity

The residents of those two states deserve the government they vote for.

But, let's look at the positive side of things for those two states, and, really, for the rest of the country.

Both of those states hold a huge number of electoral votes, oftentimes, those two states determining the direction of the presidential elections.

Now, with the insanity of re-electing democrats who are only likely to keep things as bad as they are or making things worse, things could improve for the rest of the country. With the insanity of bigger government and higher taxes and more and more businesses and more and more people moving out of those two states because of the insanity, those two states will be downsized and their power will be diminished in elections.

For the time being, let them continue to destroy themselves. It's detrimental to the states and the citizens of those states, but they deserve what they vote for.

And, the rest of the country can only benefit when businesses migrate out those states and into other states, and when people move out of state, they also bring their money. Hopefully, they don't also bring with them their insane politics; the people most likely to move out are the ones that didn't vote liberal or insanely. Let the liberals be the only ones remaining in those two states, and let them finish them off.
11 posted on 10/28/2010 9:42:59 AM PDT by adorno
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To: adorno
The residents of those two states deserve the government they vote for.

Then you're saying you deserve Obama?

12 posted on 10/28/2010 9:54:09 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: ari-freedom

No, Paladino is NOT a TURN-OFF.. the media was just out to PORTRAY HIM THAT WAY.

There is nothing he could have said or done to make the media say nice things about him... As a freeper you do see that, don’t you?

If you want to know why Cuomo is not on TV at all, because HE IS SUCH A TURNOFF- He has a whiny lispy voice and goes um ahh um ahh every 2 seconds...

People that know him hate him. King Andy won’t even open a door for himself- he will actually stnad there and not move until someone opens the door for him. A close insider told me “Nobody likes that kid” like 20 years ago...

IT IS THE MEDIA who is trying to make him look bad.

FREEPERS ESPECIALLY SHOULD KNOW BETTER!!!


13 posted on 10/28/2010 10:25:51 AM PDT by Mr. K (All our candidates suck! The media SAYS SO!!)
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To: Mr. K

I know what Paladino has said. You don’t need to whitewash what he said. He is angry. I am angry. Everyone in NY has a right to be angry because of all the CRAP that NY has to go through.
But there are consequences to letting the anger overtake you and it doesn’t help during an election campaign.


14 posted on 10/28/2010 10:44:56 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Vote for Robert Turner for Congress and kick out that Weiner!)
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To: ari-freedom; Mr. K
I'm not quite sure what it is that you're referring to but I want a fire-breathing dragon as Governor of NY.

We have a childish legislature that locked Republicans out of the chambers and makes the rest of the state pay for NYC.

A namby-pamby isn't going to cut it.

15 posted on 10/28/2010 10:55:10 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Then you're saying you deserve Obama?

Silly you!

Personally, I didn't vote for Obama, and I don't deserve him, and I don't think even the people who voted for him deserve the damage that he's subjected them to.

But, we were talking about California and New York. That's quite a different story, don't you think?

When it comes to California and New York, those states have been run by mostly liberals in the last 40 or so years, even if, once in a while they select a governor who is not as liberal (RINOs, to me, are not real republicans nor conservatives).

When it comes to national politics, there is a much better chance of republicans getting a chance to run things; that's not even possible in NY or California. Not with the current make-up of the voter ranks which are mostly liberal. In national elections, we have a much better balance between liberals and republicans/conservatives.

See the difference?

Now, regarding a direct answer to your question...

I say yes, I and everybody else deserves what we got with Obama. Too many people decided to stay at home in the 2008 election, and too many people who are not liberals or democrats, fell for the stupid "hope and change" nonsense from Obama and the democrats, and even worse, they voted for a person simply because of his skin color, and, according to many of them, we were overdue for minority or black representation in the presidency. Stupidity begets what they deserve.

So, again, yes; the general stupidity of 2008 gave us what we got and we deserve it.

Now, it's time to correct the mistakes of 2008 and 2006.


16 posted on 10/28/2010 11:12:15 AM PDT by adorno
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To: adorno
See the difference?

No.

Personally, I didn't vote for Obama, and I don't deserve him, and I don't think even the people who voted for him deserve the damage that he's subjected them to.

And I didn't vote for the Dem jacka**es that run NY. But according to you, I deserve their damage.

There are 9,000,000 people in NY city. There's about the same number in the rest of the state. Throw in cities and the rest of us get outvoted. This is also the national pattern. Get it?

And we haven't even factored for vote fraud.

17 posted on 10/28/2010 11:19:12 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Every election year I tell conservatives people to vote. I tell Christians to vote. I tell them the truth and they agee with me. They say they will vote.

A week or so after the election I find out that many of them did not vote. They make all types of excuses as to why they will not. In California I get what I get for leaders because many conservatives and even Christians do not vote.

I should move to Texas because I know that they will not vote year after year even after i hound them

By not moving to a place where they care about actually changing things I get the government I deserve.

I finally decided to take my activism to the next level. Now I will even drive them to the polls so the will not have an excuse. They will vote this year, and even then I will get the government I deserve.

That is because of my past inactivity of not heading this disaster off at the start. Many of us sat back and allowed the schools to teach our children what they wanted to teach them ,even if it went against our beliefs. Many conservatives have never gone to school to face their childrens teacher or principal. Can you imagine if each and every conservative parent went to school once a week to keep the teachers honest?

It is time we put the fear of God in those who would lead us to the gas chambers. No more, no more sitting back and saying oh well. This election is the beginning, now it is up to us to keep the fire going so that we will not just get the government we deserve, but the one we want.


18 posted on 10/28/2010 11:36:20 AM PDT by OneVike (Just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: DJ MacWoW
And I didn't vote for the Dem jacka**es that run NY. But according to you, I deserve their damage.

You, personally, may not deserve the jackasses, but the residents, in general, deserve what the majority voted for. There is a difference, you know.

And, hey, I know where you you're coming from because I too felt trapped when I lived in NY City, but, I figured out that the best way to get back at NY was to move out, and I eventually did. I left NY back in 1987.

There are 9,000,000 people in NY city.

I think it's closer to 7 million, some put it at 8 million, but, who's counting?

There's about the same number in the rest of the state. Throw in cities and the rest of us get outvoted. This is also the national pattern. Get it?

Yeah, I get it. But, that's inconsequential.

Like I said before, I didn't have to take it and I decided that the best I could do was to move out. By staying, you are supporting the liberal habits of high spending and high taxation, and supporting the many who won't even bother to go to work.

And we haven't even factored for vote fraud.

That's been an ongoing problem in liberal states and liberal strongholds for a long time, and I'm pretty sure you knew that. I knew that and decided to move to a state where there was a lesser chance for fraud, the attempted theft of the elections of 2000 notwithstanding (that's a hint about where I moved to). You many not be able to overcome the millions who are against your political philosophy in your state, but you don't have to take it for the rest of your life.
19 posted on 10/28/2010 11:44:32 AM PDT by adorno
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To: OneVike

My church group is fired up about voting. They always have been. They even sell baked goods and coffee at the polling place (actually it’s a “donation” not a charge). We don’t have a problem with not voting.


20 posted on 10/28/2010 11:55:40 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: OneVike; AbolishCSEU; AFPhys; BCEagles; bluerose; Dr. Scarpetta; fhayek; firebrand; frithguild; ...

Please contact me if you’re interested in being added on or taken off the Carl Paladino for Governor ping list. This looks to be a fairly high volume ping list for a while, probably until the election.

21 posted on 10/28/2010 11:58:06 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: adorno
By staying, you are supporting the liberal habits

By staying my husband is keeping his very needed job and at 63 he's not likely to find another.

I knew that and decided to move to a state where there was a lesser chance for fraud,

Not everyone can do that.

22 posted on 10/28/2010 11:58:41 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: metmom

BTTT


23 posted on 10/28/2010 12:02:21 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: adorno; DJ MacWoW
By staying, you are supporting the liberal habits of high spending and high taxation, and supporting the many who won't even bother to go to work.

You know, I'm not inclined to talk to people like this, but in your case, I'll make an exception.

Stuff it.

You are not our judge and jury and we don't answer to you as to how we run our lives.

We do not support liberalism, high spending and high taxes just because we don't do what YOU think we should. There are high taxes all over the place and welfare everywhere.

Plain and simple, it's none of your business why we stay and I don't recall anyone asking for your opinion.

24 posted on 10/28/2010 12:13:17 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom

Amen, metmom.


25 posted on 10/28/2010 12:22:05 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: metmom

People that flee the state have no room to knock it or anyone that stays. No one wins a battle by running away.


26 posted on 10/28/2010 12:24:58 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: adorno

Very well said.

I agree.


27 posted on 10/28/2010 1:21:36 PM PDT by OneVike (Just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: DJ MacWoW; ari-freedom; Mr. K; Liz; The Mayor
We have a childish legislature that locked Republicans out of the chambers and makes the rest of the state pay for NYC. A namby-pamby isn't going to cut it.

Nor will a political insider like Cuomo.

In his latest round of political commercials, Cuomo proclaims "he can't believe what has happened to NY government - the corruption, the greed, the disfunction, the embarrassment ... "

Ironic, isn't it, since it comes from a Democrat whose party ran the state for the past 4 years!

Work Together - Cuomo Campaign Commercial

Andy's father lost to Pataki. During the transition to the new administration, Pataki, who never expected to win, had to raise funds to support the transition team, a necessary and integral part of switching between one governor and another. Pataki never forgot this! Those two months are critical to ensuring a smooth transition from one governor to another. During his administration, the state recovered enough prosperity that Governor Pataki set aside funds for the next governor elect's transition team. Immediately following the election of Governor Spitzer, the governor's office set up offices for the transition team, supplying them with office space, telephones and computer equipment, to ensure the transition progressed smoothly.

This is the difference in governance between two former governors. Cuomo's father left nothing for Pataki and now, the Spitzer/Paterson team has left nothing for whoever is elected governor.

28 posted on 10/28/2010 2:05:50 PM PDT by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: NYer
I hadn't heard that before. Thanks for posting that.

We need someone like Paladino to take over. He's hard as nails and blunt. None will be left wondering where he stands.

29 posted on 10/28/2010 2:14:55 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: metmom
You know, I'm not inclined to talk to people like this, but in your case, I'll make an exception.

I'll bet it's not the first time you've been inclined to talk like that.

Stuff it.

Why the attitude? You must be very easy to offend.

Nobody is forcing anything on you and if you don't like what others have to say, or their opinion, you could just move on. But, I guess you were just inclined to be insulting "this time" around?

You are not our judge and jury and we don't answer to you as to how we run our lives.

Well, I guess you have a hard time understanding what I was saying because, I wasn't forcing anything on you or anyone else. My opinions and my actions don't have to be followed as examples. What I did and what I've said are examples that other people have done before me. I was not the first to feel the way I did about New York and I'm pretty sure I won't be the last; and, I wasn't the first to leave because of it's offensive politics and offensive big spending and high taxation. I did tolerate it for a long time, and it took me several years between the time I decided that I wasn't going to take it anymore to the time when I actually did leave.

We do not support liberalism, high spending and high taxes just because we don't do what YOU think we should.

You may not be morally supporting liberalism or its high spending and high taxation, but, you are tolerating it. And, guess what? The liberals know that there are people like you who are basically stuck, or who will tolerate what liberalism does, and therefore, they know they can get away with doing what they've done, using whatever support they can extract from you to support their socialism.

There are high taxes all over the place and welfare everywhere.

True, but not every place has the same level of high taxation and spending as New York and California and other liberal bastions.

I too felt the way you do now, but, there came a time when I just couldn't tolerate it anymore. And, believe it or not, I was a liberal democrat for a long time of my life back in New York.

But, with your attitude, you are part of the enablers for the socialists in your state. The liberals know that not everybody will leave, so, they know that, even if unwillingly, you are indirectly supporting their high spending ways and their high taxation.

Plain and simple, it's none of your business why we stay and I don't recall anyone asking for your opinion.

You are the one that's taking it very personally. But, I know that there are many republicans and conservatives that feel the way I do, and we don't just go about our lives tolerating the harm that comes from socialism. Not everybody will do or say as I did or will do, but, just being tolerant and feeling that you can't do anything is a defeatist attitude.

BTW, in case you care to know, it took me 8 years from my decision to leave to the actual time when I did leave NY. So, I know that it isn't easy, but I was determined that I just had to do something and I eventually left. My immediate family came with me right away, and the rest of my family came in later years, but not all at once. But, there is no such thing as just tolerating it or just being stuck; not for me.
30 posted on 10/28/2010 5:13:32 PM PDT by adorno
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To: DJ MacWoW
People that flee the state have no room to knock it or anyone that stays.

I stayed for a long time. It just became too intolerable for me after a while.

No one wins a battle by running away.

And, staying in a hell-hole just enables the socialists to cause more harm to the remaining residents. They'll use whatever resources you can provide to expand or continue their agenda. I wasn't willing to continue being used that way. The socialists in society are counting on your kind of attitude.

And, btw, I'm speaking as a former liberal who used to think that everybody should "give their fair share" in order to create a society where everybody got to "share in the wealth" or at least have a comfortable life. But, coming from the South Bronx and from Brooklyn and from Harlem, I noticed first-hand, how the liberal propositions were just causing more harm than good. It took some growing up and some "mugging by reality" to come to the conclusions which I did.

Sometimes, "running away" is the best method for attacking a problem or for preventing it from continuing.
31 posted on 10/28/2010 5:24:34 PM PDT by adorno
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To: adorno
Sometimes, "running away" is the best method for attacking a problem or for preventing it from continuing.

You no longer live in NY so you are doing nothing to turn the state around.

We are losing our country. Now is the time to stand and fight. Running to a "safe" place protects no one but you. And if creeping socialism isn't fought in places like NY, there won't BE anymore "safe" states, socialism will get them all.

32 posted on 10/28/2010 5:34:49 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
You no longer live in NY so you are doing nothing to turn the state around.

I did my part while I still lived there, and I voted and I urged my family members and friends to go an vote. But, the numbers weren't in my favor nor in the republicans' favor; they still aren't, not by a long shot. One can only do so much, and staying and indirectly supporting socialism wasn't what I wanted anymore.

However, by leaving, I do feel that I'm doing more to help turn that state around, than by staying. Without my support and without the support of republicans, the state can only turn to ruins much faster, which would usher in, hopefully, a new beginning. Staying only prolongs the misery for everybody.

We are losing our country.

But, we haven't lost it yet. And, starting on Nov 2nd, we can be on the way to getting it back on track. However, some states will take longer to recover from the misery unleashed on them from socialism.

Now is the time to stand and fight.

I've often heard that your vote counts. But, in New York and California and other liberal bastions, where the liberals outnumber conservatives by millions, your vote only get lost in the trash bins after the election is over. In other words, your vote in those liberal states is mostly inconsequential. The long-term prognosis for such liberal bastions, even if we can get a few victories in-between, is more socialism. Not supporting them by leaving just makes them unsustainable a little faster, and, hopefully, big changes could then occur much sooner.

Running to a "safe" place protects no one but you.

Wrong!

Yeah, it helps me, but it helps everybody to not just continue to support that which you no longer believe in.

When enough people and businesses leave a state, the tax base decreases, and, the state and socialism cannot sustain themselves. Socialism is very dependent upon the well-to-do and the rich and lots of businesses for sustenance. Without the support of those who have left, the spending has to decrease, and taxation has to be brought down. If spending and taxation are not brought down, then it's only a matter of time before the collapse of that states' economy. We started to see the effects of a lowered tax base in such economies as New Jersey and California and even New York. New Jersey now has one of the most conservative governors ever elected to office and that's because the people noticed that socialism was beginning to kill them. But, I fear that the long-term direction in New Jersey is still for more socialism. It takes more than just a conservative governor to change things in that state. It takes some very dire lessons inflicted upon the voters for them to realize that, socialism cannot be tolerated any more.

And if creeping socialism isn't fought in places like NY, there won't BE anymore "safe" states, socialism will get them all.

Staying and remaining part of the tax base just serves to sustain their big spending and high taxation habits. One way to fight is to leave such liberal bastions. Staying only helps them. Though you may think that working from within is the best way possible to effect change, leaving might make those changes come quicker. But, as far as I was concerned, being outnumbered as I and all republicans were/are, moving out was a better and wiser choice.

Moving out of New York was not an easy decision, not after living there for more than 30 years, and with an established career and with a family to support. But, I needed to make a change for the better and staying in New York was not for the better.
33 posted on 10/28/2010 6:37:58 PM PDT by adorno
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To: adorno
Wrong!

Nope. You've only helped you.

Have a nice evening.

34 posted on 10/28/2010 7:03:48 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
You've only helped you.

Well, duh! That's one of the points for my actions.

However, I'm no in it just for myself.

When I left NY, I did it to also try to make a better living by not being so squeezed out of a better lifestyle through high taxation, and the high spending which is the normal situation up there in NY. To be able to do so much spending, the politicians up there need to take from everyone, including republicans, conservative, libertarians, and anybody that has any kind of earnings or money in the bank. I refused to continue being a victim of that kind of mentality and socialist behavior. What I did was a very conscious decision to not continue being a victim anymore and to try, in the long run, effect a quicker death to the socialist behavior found in places such as NY.

You may not see it as I do, but you are directly helping the socialists with their agenda, even if you consider yourself a republican. Rush Limbaugh left for basically the same reasons I left NY, but, Rush didn't need NY to do what he does. I needed NY more than Rush, but I was determined that I would eventually leave, and I did. You might not be able to escape the situation and you might not even want to leave, but the fact is that, you are helping them.

But, hey, NY is still not a bad place to visit. Unfortunately, every time I visit, I too will be contributing to the socialists with taxes on everything I purchase, but, it won't be as much as I used to contribute.
35 posted on 10/29/2010 5:57:39 AM PDT by adorno
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