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Posted by FiveGoodMen in General Discussion
Mon Jan 24th 2011, 08:22 PM
They may never save us, but we can't save ourselves. (Many, many pep talks not withstanding)

Anyone who runs for office is a politician.

Anyone who doesn't has no direct power.

We can tell our elected officials what we want until the cows come home, but if they don't do what we want we're screwed.

The only alternative would be to destroy this political system and set up an alternative one. Assuming that was even possible, what would it be like?

IOW, we have to hope we can find politicians that will represent (not save) us. There really isn't another way of doing it.
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