For those who are interested, the US Population is 308 Million people, which means that this 20% of eligible voters who were allowed to elect a Republican majority in the House is actually 14.2% of the US population....14.2%....a minuscule 14.2% of the US Population elected the House Majority...
I HAVE TO SAY...14.2% IS NOT A SHELLACKING BY ANY MEANS!! Because it means more than 85% DID NOT VOTE FOR THEM!!
The numbers further suggest that we have to "Thank" for this Republican victory...the remaining 60% of non-voters...the 130 million who did not vote. Of course "Thank" is not exactly the word this author wishes to use, but for want of a better word... we will go with "Thank." Apparently most of these non-voters thought it was not worth their time to be Patriotic and do their duty...and vote, to keep this ship upright, so they let 20% win part of the Elections and Control of the House. That is indeed a shame and I might add...they need to keep quiet when they feel the strain of unemployment and hopelessness that we know will soon come, at the hands of the Republicans... because they caused this by not voting.
We now have a very rocky road to traverse in the coming future with the Republican hands itching to grab the reins of power. We all know of the purely crazy intentions the Republicans have, of trying to repeal Health Care so that our Seniors and our kids will be rendered helpless and uninsured, due to preexisting conditions or being over 21yrs old in the case of the kids. We also know of their intentions to Sabotage and bring the efforts of the Recovery to a halt so that the President will be seen to fail in his attempt to bring the Country back from the brink of disaster... causing them to win the 2012 elections.
The sad thing is that the same 20% of voters who voted for the Republicans are going to have their Seniors and kids affected as well by the Whacky Republican ideas. They did in fact vote against themselves and their Families' interests, being none the wiser to this.
This is all part of a further attempt by Republicans to appease their Corporate masters who call the tune for the Republicans to follow. The Republicans' twisted plans can be thought of in terms of a broken down Taxi Cab in need of repairs. The mechanic wants $100 to repair the car, but in an attempt save money, the Republican owner tells the mechanic that he will not pay for repairs but will instead pay $20 storage fees per month to keep the car in the garage. The owner in the meantime loses $1000 per month, by the Taxi not being able to work and bring in an income, plus he has to find other means of transport which costs him money as well. In five months, of course, he also loses the $100 he is trying to save, with his short-sighted ideas. For further explanation...the Country is the Taxi Cab.
20% of voters for Republicans means 80% DID NOT vote for them...85% of the population...85% of The American People DID NOT vote for them...REMEMBER THAT WHEN THEY TRY TO DISTRACT YOU WITH THEIR LIES...AND THEIR SPIN OF THE TRUTH !!!
THEIR "AMERICAN PEOPLE" IS 14.2%...OUR "AMERICAN PEOPLE" IS 85% !!!
At the end of the day though, I remind you we are still one people, one country, 100% of 308 million...one America... so please be civil to each other.
One piece of advice...when anyone presents their theories and ideas...just ask them to explain HOW that plan would work...throwing around talking points is fine, if you can't back it up with facts...so remember to ask WHY...let them explain their theories. Most do not have a clue about the ideas and talking points they offer.
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