[extropy-chat] Politics: US talks of suspending elections

Mike Lorrey mlorrey at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 14 14:33:51 UTC 2004

--- Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 08:19:49PM -0700, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:
> > I'm still missing the part where you assert there is something to
> vote 
> > for.
> May I suggest my candidate? http://www.cthulhu.org/
> Cthulhu for President. Why vote for a lesser evil?
> > Take a breather and get some perspective; there is no good reason
> to 
> > invest emotion in this.  Breathless pronouncements that the end of
> the 
> > world is nigh if $CANDIDATE gets elected happen every election
> cycle.  
> > It won't happen this time after the election either.  I don't stand
> to 
> > benefit in any significant sense no matter who is elected, nor do
> most 
> > other people whether they realize it or not.
> I disagree. Shrub is definitely a greater evil.

Youre only saying that because Kerry has never been president before,
so you really have no idea what he's going to do. It is axiomatic that
whoever has been president is more evil because they've worn the ring
of power already... doesn't mean that Kerry won't succumb quicker or
more excessively.

Mike Lorrey
Chairman, Free Town Land Development
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.
It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."
                                         -William Pitt (1759-1806) 
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