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The Third Party Fishing For Dissatisfied Christians

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by KenH, Oct 20, 2020.

  1. KenH

    KenH Well-Known Member

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    “As the 2020 campaign hits an aggressive and overpowering fever pitch just weeks before the historic national election, many voters are displeased with their options.

    Many Christian voters in particular feel uneasy with the current left-right spectrum in the U.S. as their values fail to fit neatly into either of the major parties.

    In this valley of difficult decisions, third parties like the American Solidarity Party (ASP) are riding the wave of voter frustration, offering a proposed escape from the two-party system.”

    The Third Party Fishing For Dissatisfied Christians
     
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    surely this is an exaggeration! :rolleyes:
     
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    Hey! don't forget about Kanye West! He's one of 20 or so choices on our ballot here in CO. I'm kidding, of course. At this point, anyone offering a third party option to Christians is merely trying to siphon votes away from Trump, and is likely in league with Biden.
     
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  4. Steven Yeadon

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    I'm not very tempted to vote third party. Yeah, both sides stink this time. Reminds me of 2016. The Dems are not learning to be less immoral, and the Reps are just not in line with the example of Jesus Christ IMO. The swamp goes on, and I really hoped President Trump might have drained it.
     
  5. KenH

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    Not true. I would never, ever vote for Trump.
     
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    Never say never!!!

    My daughter, when she was 20-21 gave her qualifications for her future husband (not necessarily in order) - NEVER going to marry anyone unless he ----:
    1 liked dancing
    2 liked country music
    3 was a Baptist
    4 had an unusual last name


    The guy she married?????
    1 hated dancing
    2 hated country music
    3 was studying to be a Methodist Minister
    4 last name ---- SMITH

    She now says that she never :)Thumbsdown) says NEVER!!!:rolleyes:
     
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  7. KenH

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    Well, the last chance to vote Donald Trump is 14 days away. I am 100% confident I won’t be voting for him.
     
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    That’s what I said, in league with Biden. :)


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    It’s only the last chance if he wins. If he loses, he can run again. So the win-win for you is voting for someone who takes away votes from Biden, in hopes that Trump wins this time, so you won’t have to face the “never” situation later.


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  10. KenH

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    No gonna do that, either. I’m not a Duopoly guy.
     
  11. Roy

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    We are all well versed on the evils of the Democrat party. Fill us in on Republican party stench.
     
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    I doubt it. I expect he will start a subscription TV channel/app - Trump TV Network. I really like the potential for a show called “Inside the Squared Circle hosted by KenH”. :Wink

    Besides, I expect a Kamala Harris vs. Tom Cotton race put forward by the Duopoly in 2024.
     
  13. Steven Yeadon

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    Man where to start.

    The Republicans to their credit are social conservatives, which is biblical. I'm a former yellow dog pro life Dem. The Dem party hates us Populists now and clearly doesn't want our vote since 2016. Reps tried hard to get our vote in 2016 and won key swing states.

    Reps mainly fall apart like the Dems on character. Reps are the same narcissistic, dishonest, selfish brood as any politicians. To his credit some like Rand Paul bring attention to persecuted Christians like Asia Bibi and speak their minds. However, most Reps don't to my knowledge, and I'm a political science degree holder. Committee hearings are painful, no one answers straightforwardly to questions, whether a Rep or Dem.

    On the economy, President Trump has been a genius, but he is doing it with tons of debt our kids have to pay back.

    On the social safety net for the sick, mentally ill, orphans, widows and widowers, disabled, and poor (willing to work for their gleanings). Sadly, the Dems are generally more willing to spend to provide us a less meager sum monthly. I'm disabled and get disability, but its a puny sum and I'm not capable of work just yet. It stinks to admit that I'm below the poverty line.

    I get a more sure financial situation under Dems as disabled on average. It seems that way in general for lowly people in America. Bush 41 and 43 were different with the Americans with Disabilities Act and helping those in need of drugs on Medicare. However, few Rep Congressional types are that way. Just look at the current economic crisis. Everyone lost two months or more of income, and so many go to food banks now. But President Trump's negotiations may be derailed by Senate Reps refusing to spend in a crisis, which will badly need to be paid off with higher taxes later when the good times roll again. Credit is like that after all. Spend in bad times, pay off in good times.
     
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    I can see your points, Steven. The thing that I see going on here is one party trying to turn this country into something that it was never meant to be ( a Godless socialistic republic ) while the other party wants to hold the line and bring the country back to a more responsible form of the democratic republic that it was intended to be.
    We basically have a war going on in the struggle to get the nation back on track, and in any war you will find misfits fighting on both sides of the battle lines. I don't want to sound flippant and unconcerned, but innocent people get hurt in any war, and it is happening in this one with people losing jobs and businesses.
    As a Christian, my responsibility is to have a Christ-like concern for anyone that I know of who has been hurt in the struggle and help out if I can.

    I don't want to lose the country to Godless ideologies like socialism, Marxism, communism, or globalism. Supporting the republican party at this juncture seems to me to be the best way to preserve the nation.

    When the Bushes held the presidency, I felt that they were leading the nation in the wrong direction only at a slower pace than Clinton and Obama. Trump has seriously been trying to reverse course and get the country back to where it needs to be. It is a daunting task because of the momentum of decades of continually moving in the wrong direction. However, as a Christian, I am aware that the nation is truly in need of a revival in order to survive, despite whatever success Mr. Trump may have in getting us back on track. Without yielding to our Lord's guidance, we are doomed.
     
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    So you’re not voting for Trump, because He offends you, you’re not voting for Biden because he’s a duopoly guy, and you’re not voting for someone who will siphon votes from Biden. The only remaining option is to vote for someone who siphons from Trump. Or not to vote. Which one is it?
     
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    My option, other than to not vote(which is a possibility), is to vote for whom I want to be president. A novel idea, eh?
     
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    Wow, thank you for your thoughtful reply.
     
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    Vote for them is a vote for sleeping Joe!
     
  19. KenH

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    Nope.
     
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    Yes, as Biden will not get many votes from evangelical and pro lifers anyways!
     
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