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I honestly have not a clue who to vote for. I dont like either party. Im not trying to start this as a debate as to who is better and all that but i honestly just....its one of those.....i have NO clue who to vote for because i dont like both. Everytime i get asked by family 'Romney or Obama?' I just say jack sparrow.

by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 4:01 PM
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Godgaveme4
by Platinum Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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Quoting Peanutx3:


Quoting Godgaveme4:

 

Quoting Euphoric:

 I live in Oregon where not matter who I vote for, Obama gets the nod. It's already made up here, that's why candidates never campaign here. I don't bother voting.

 It is the same way here in Washington.  Eastern Washington ALWAYS voted republican.  Unfortunately there are more people on the left side of the state and the libs always win.  I am praying it will be different this year.

It won't be any different this year.  Washington will go for Obama.  I am really hoping though that Gary Johnson makes a strong showing here.  I doubt it will happen but I can have hope.

 It is funny that we all want and have hope BUT it is not the Hope that Obama had been pedalling.

Euphoric
by Bazinga! on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:39 PM
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 I agree also. I feel like some of the third party candidates are much better than the two we have running.

Quoting Godgaveme4:

 I agree with you Peanut.  I do not see it as a wasted vote.  If i vote for a 3rd party it is my of telling the obama and romney that they suck and I do not want them in the oval office.  And i refuse to vote for the lesser of 2 evils.

Quoting Peanutx3:

Of course you know that Romney doesn't have a snowballs chance in hell to win our state? So my vote for Johnson or Romney wouldn't make a difference. Still not a wasted vote.

Quoting toomanypoodles:

 


Quoting Sisteract:



Quoting toomanypoodles:


 


Quoting Peanutx3:




Quoting toomanypoodles:


 


Quoting Peanutx3:


No no no Poods.  A vote is never wasted!  When Romney loses was your vote a wasted vote?  My vote for a third party candidate is not a vote for Obama or Romney, it is a vote for the candidate that I think is the best candidate.


Quoting toomanypoodles:


 It's simple.  Do you feel Obama has done a good job?  Do you think the economy is good?  Do you think the country should be trillions of dollars in debt? Do you think you should be forced to pay for something you may not want by the government?  Do you think the government should stay out of your business and have limited powers?  Are you against socialism?


Any red flags there?  Vote for Romney.


A third party candidate may sound good, but it's a wasted vote--those others will not, can not win.  A vote for someone other than Romney is a vote for Obama. 




 But he's not going to win, sweetie.  Why place your bet on the lame horse at the end of the starting line?  Ya go for the front runners, the ones that actually will win the race. 


If Romney does not get the needed votes, Obama will win. 


So because my guy isn't gonna win it is a wasted vote but if your guy loses your vote wasn't wasted????  This is my problem with the idea of wasted votes. 


 The race is neck and neck.  If  Romney does not get the votes, he will not win.  So voting for someone that won't win will not be a vote for Romney.  If you are okay with another 4 years of Obama, then don't give your vote to Romney. 


Your vote counts---Romney needs that vote in his camp....or we've got Obama again. 


If we thought that Romney was a better choice, we'd vote for him. Personally, I think Romney is worse for most of America than Obama.


Neither is a great choice, but Romney is worse-


Hence, third party-


If Romney does not end up winning, was your vote a wasted vote?


 I've said all I can say on this one, sis.  Vote your conscience. 


If you don't dislike Obama it doesn't matter then.  Getting Obama OUT is what's important to me, so yes, my vote counts because it is a vote that Obama will not get and it gives Romney the numbers he needs to win.

 

 

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Euphoric
by Bazinga! on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:39 PM

 I may write in Jill Stein or Gary Johnson.

Godgaveme4
by Platinum Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:40 PM

 Perhaps enough people will make the same decision and a 3rd party will win. Crazier things have happened!

Quoting Peanutx3:

I am done with voting for the lessor of two evils.  Never again.  I will always vote for the candidate that best aligns with me regardless of their chance of winning.

Quoting Godgaveme4:

 I agree with you Peanut.  I do not see it as a wasted vote.  If i vote for a 3rd party it is my of telling the obama and romney that they suck and I do not want them in the oval office.  And i refuse to vote for the lesser of 2 evils.

Quoting Peanutx3:

Of course you know that Romney doesn't have a snowballs chance in hell to win our state? So my vote for Johnson or Romney wouldn't make a difference. Still not a wasted vote.

Luv.My.Kidz
by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Gary Johnson!

SamanthaSage
by New Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:44 PM

So don't vote. No one says you have to.

Peanutx3
by Ruby Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:45 PM
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I believe Gary Johnson is on the ballot in Oregon.

Quoting Euphoric:

 I may write in Jill Stein or Gary Johnson.


UpSheRises
by Platinum Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Skip that office then. There are plenty of others and surely a variety of local issues for you.

pittawadda
by Bronze Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:50 PM
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Because many before me taught damn hard to give me the right to vote and I refuse to throw my right away just because. I do not agree with either and for the first time will be voting period. I am voting for Gary Johnson and I don't care what others think. If everyone who says that but truly believed in him voted for him, he'd win.


Quoting toomanypoodles:

 


Quoting Peanutx3:


No no no Poods.  A vote is never wasted!  When Romney loses was your vote a wasted vote?  My vote for a third party candidate is not a vote for Obama or Romney, it is a vote for the candidate that I think is the best candidate.


Quoting toomanypoodles:


 It's simple.  Do you feel Obama has done a good job?  Do you think the economy is good?  Do you think the country should be trillions of dollars in debt? Do you think you should be forced to pay for something you may not want by the government?  Do you think the government should stay out of your business and have limited powers?  Are you against socialism?


Any red flags there?  Vote for Romney.


A third party candidate may sound good, but it's a wasted vote--those others will not, can not win.  A vote for someone other than Romney is a vote for Obama. 




 But he's not going to win, sweetie.  Why place your bet on the lame horse at the end of the starting line?  Ya go for the front runners, the ones that actually will win the race. 


If Romney does not get the needed votes, Obama will win. 


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Lizardannie1966
by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Kind of ridiculous that it's come to this and that the Republicans do not have a strong, worthy candidate.

I seem to recall that a lot of folks felt this way when it came time for George W's second term.

Quoting Sisteract:

I know many people voting the same way for that exact reason.

Quoting Lizardannie1966:

I'm right there with you and my two older kids refuse to vote period, which I find rather sad. This would have been our son's first time at the voting booth and he is completely not interested in either candidate. As he has said, he refuses to vote "the lesser of two evils because there really isn't one."

I've said that I won't be voting as has my husband. However, in light of how our son feels and with hope that he'll follow suit, we'll be doing that "lesser of two evils" and will be voting a second term for Obama. The man needs to clean up his mess in there and we don't need a new regime in there making a bigger mess.

Quoting ilovecandy:

I honestly have not a clue who to vote for. I dont like either party. Im not trying to start this as a debate as to who is better and all that but i honestly just....its one of those.....i have NO clue who to vote for because i dont like both. Everytime i get asked by family 'Romney or Obama?' I just say jack sparrow.




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