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Where Have All The Good Leaders Gone

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Dragoon68, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. Dragoon68

    Dragoon68 Active Member

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    Where have all the good leaders gone?

    Who will we have to choose from for President in four years?

    Who will we have to choose from for Senators and Representatives in the coming elections?

    The same old choices or some that are really what we need?

    What candidates will truly stand up for limited government, adherence to our Constitution, restoration of principles that made America great, and the courage to proclaim that the foundation of all our blessings rest with the one true God?

    What candidates will lead us away from an ever increasing dependency upon an ever growing federal government to a new recognition of self-reliance and local rule of our daily lives?

    What candidates will present the issues that matter and stay away from all the gimmicks that preoccupy today's campaigns?

    What candidates will have the courage to tell the truth and not apologize for it?

    What candidates will not fear the inevitable and necessary conflict with the opposing forces and put aside any thought that compromise will lead to progress?

    Where have all the good leaders gone?
     
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    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

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    They are being ignored because they aren't accepted by the Republicrats.
     
  3. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member
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    Amen, and AMen and AMEN and AMEN
     
  4. Dragoon68

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    Then bring them out so we can see them and hear them. I didn't see them among the third party candidates either.
     
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    Just who did you look at.....third party?

    Just what party platforms did you study?
     
  6. Dragoon68

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    I considered of them I knew about.

    I don't care about looking back now. I'm looking forward. The question is what's available for the future?

    It's time for "change"!
     
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    I guess what bothers me is that we get to choose our leaders...

    ...but the media chooses the "finalists" from which we pick.

    They manage to time and time again give the kiss of death to candidates by simply giving them no coverage.

    For example, no one is going to convince me that McCain was the best choice the Republicans had. But the media all but quit covering any other candidate early on.
     
  8. JustChristian

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    The media mainly covers the frontrunners and the second place candidates.
     
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    I disagree, to the extent that the media has a lot to say about who the 1st and 2nd place candidates are.

    With our ridiculous system of letting Iowa and New Hampshire determine who our President becomes...some possibly good candidates are completely shut out of coverage 2 weeks after the campaign begins. Couple that with the media's bias...and you have them playing a determining role, rather than an informational one.

    IMO, we should do an "end run" around the media, and have the primaries in a 1-2 week period...or maybe in 2-3 days.
     
  10. jesusisawesome

    jesusisawesome New Member

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    Ron Paul 2012.
     
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    :thumbs::thumbs: And no stinkin' """debates""" either! Let's have some real debates with actual ideas being expressed and challenged rather than media sound bites being tossed around.
     
  12. Cliff B

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    Where have all the good leaders gone?

    Most of the good ones got voted out in the last two elections because of a few bad apples & a liberal media.

    Who will we have to choose from for President in four years?

    If the Dems have their way, we won't have a choice.

    What candidates will truly stand up for limited government, adherence to our Constitution, restoration of principles that made America great, and the courage to proclaim that the foundation of all our blessings rest with the one true God?

    What candidates will lead us away from an ever increasing dependency upon an ever growing federal government to a new recognition of self-reliance and local rule of our daily lives?

    What candidates will present the issues that matter and stay away from all the gimmicks that preoccupy today's campaigns?

    What candidates will have the courage to tell the truth and not apologize for it?

    What candidates will not fear the inevitable and necessary conflict with the opposing forces and put aside any thought that compromise will lead to progress?


    Mike Huckabee tried, but found out that people don't want honesty anymore. They'd much rather have empty promises.
     
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