Elections we had a stage full of presidential hopefuls promising all sorts of tax-payer funded goodies

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  1. brody_in_ga

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    In the U.S.A, it is illegal to buy votes. For obvious reasons, this is a good thing. But yet, we had a stage full of presidential hopefuls promising all sorts of tax-payer funded goodies last night. Education, healthcare, etc... One(Yang)even wants to give you $1000 a month! So tell me, how is this not essentially buying the vote? The only difference is the timing of the payout.

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    Is that your dog?
     
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    And it's not like they are giving you anything. They only thing they can give you is something they have taken from you. How does that buy your support?
     
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    Banking on the collective low IQ of their voting block.
    No platform to speak of other than orange man bad, so naturally they rely on cheap parlor room tricks.
    Not that the Republicans are any better. How many years have they been pissing down are backs and telling us it's raining?
    Fuck 'em, we need a REAL alternative to this two ring clown show.
     
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    You know that they see our $$$ as their personal ATM machine. We don't get to decide when and where and why to go to war, for example, but we're sure as hell footing the bill. The only thing right now that makes the R's slightly more savory than the D's is the fact that at least the republicans want to lower my taxes.
     
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    Your dog is cute.
     
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    Yeah, dogs are awesome.
     
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    How do you make your dog stand up like that?
     
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    This is now a dog thread.

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    There are lots of people they take nothing at all from. Tens of millions more that take plenty from us.
     
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    Thread title is misleading. It says nothing about dogs!
     
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    Promising to do anything besides stomping on your constituents testicles is actually a form of bribery if you really think about it.
     
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    I'll always remember my 5th grade student council elections. The kid who won promised vending machines, and a school store for snacks.

    He won, we never got shit.
     
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    We're getting a wall, and Mexico's gonna pay for it.

    I'm gonna end the trade and budget deficits.

    I'm gonna give you this great big tax cut.

    It has nothing to do with the left. It has everything to do with TS not realizing that people are often dumb enough to think campaign promises will be fulfilled, no matter the content of the proposal.
     
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    The party who enacted this in Brazil some years after I moved in (I guess 2004? 5?), kept the power for 4 consecutive mandates, they only got thrown out after leading Brazil to a deep financial crisis where it's up to now. Up to now they still have plenty of followers in the poorest states in Brazil, even though whey never cared to actually improve Ceara's, Bahia's or Pernanbuco's life standards, as long as poor people is getting paid, you have their votes.

    In fact during the last elections, where for the first time the equivalent of a republican got into presidency, still 43% of the electorate voted to reelect the candidate from that same party who broke it. Brazil doesn't have only 2 majors parties, they have 35 ones, cringeworthy.
     
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    The wall is being built.

    Mexico has troops assisting on the border, they are paying something.

    They delivered the tax and regulatory reform, Dow is at 27k.

    Isis is silent.

    He’s begun what will be a long fight against China on trade.





    A quick reality check for you hillsadouche.
     
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