[geeks] Re: [rescue] It's official, the U.S. is screwed for 4 more years
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sun Nov 7 21:30:57 CST 2004
> From: Matthew Braun <geeks at leydenjar.com>
> Date: 2004/11/07 Sun AM 03:14:12 GMT
> To: The Geeks List <geeks at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [geeks] Re: [rescue] It's official, the U.S. is screwed for
> 4 more years
> > Fri, 05 Nov 2004 @ 01:12 +0000, wa2egp at att.net said:
> >> I find it amazing that people agree to a system and when it doesn't
> >> go their way, they want to bail.
> > Exactly.
> I don't know if that's a fair statement; I was born in this country and
> (unless you believe we choose our parents) it wasn't a choice. I have
> for many years been bothered by certain social and political issues
> (the natures of which are irrelevant) and I wonder if my beliefs in a
> social structure might be more compatible with another nation. I've
> only lived in one other country (and only for 6 months), but I'd like
> to live in others to see if this is as good as it gets or not. Only
> if/when I come back could I say I *chose* this system.
I think the original statement was refering to those that choose to enter politics, and followed the rules/conventions in-place (did not try to change the system), and if they lose the system is flawed, but if they win, the system is working as designed.
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