To all Americans

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    [QUOTE]Originally posted by Govtcheez
    [B]> trouble is how do we make sure they are benign ??

    Well, let me do it. I'll be benign. Promise.

    Just don't mess with me.

    you might be ideal for the job !! think of some of the other dictators and you'll see that it would be hard to do a worse job !!

    but all power corrupts, do you really want to be stinking rich, have everthing done for you,to want for no luxury, your every whim catered for, a harem of beautiful ladies at your disposal................actually.........
    Steve

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    > do you really want to be stinking rich, have everthing done for you,to want for no luxury, your every whim catered for, a harem of beautiful ladies at your disposal

    You know, you're right. That sounds awful. So much worse than driving my car to work everyday and sitting here for a mind-numbing 8 hours, only to escape home where I can do things I actually enjoy.

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    could be worse !
    ive been made redundant, from the steel industry which has declined alarmingly these last ten years, so i thought i'd get into IT as a career.
    retrained as a C Programmer, and nobody will give me a job cos ive no experience !!
    good grief
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    I've got it! The one way to stop terrorism is as follows:

    First, we hijack a nuclear weapon. Then we build a gigantic drill to the middle of the Earth. When the nuke detonates it will cause all of the world's volcanoes to erupt with liquid hot "magma". All of this will be avoided, of course, if everyone on the planet agrees to play nice, and we get paid on mil...er...one hundred billion dollars!

    It's flawless and completely original!

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    lol
    You've been watching to many James Bond movies Ken.
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    Originally posted by C_Coder
    lol
    You've been watching to many James Bond movies Ken.
    You strange, strange boy...haven't you ever seen austin powers?

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    You strange, strange boy...haven't you ever seen austin powers?
    Nope, guess I'm not in on the joke then.
    And I'm not strange my mummy says I'm special
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    >>Here's the point, genius: the American people have no more control over what the United States government does than you do.

    Ah, someone who realises that the corporations / special interests / rich rule the US not the people.

    >>The voters of the United States do not get to vote on topics or policies; they are not the problem.

    What DO you vote for then?

    The one with the nice face?
    The one with the recognisable name?
    The one you are told to?

    I think it is the one with the most money.

    Oh, nearly half the voters of the United States don't vote.
    Are the non-voters the problem then?

    (In Mekathara, West Aust in the 60's. The long-standing mayor died. In a mistake his name was left on the ballot, it had been there for years, in the election caused by his death. They re-elected him with a huge majority)

    >>what proportion of the average population of a democracy actually vote
    In Aust about 97% (as there is a fine for not voting)
    "Man alone suffers so excruciatingly in the world that he was compelled to invent laughter."
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    "I spent a lot of my money on booze, birds and fast cars......the rest I squandered."
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    "If you are going through hell....keep going."
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    I hate it when people chastise me for not voting, yes that's right I am one of the 40% or so of the english population that don't vote. But the thing is by not voting, that is my vote. Like most of the 40% of non-voters it's not because i don't care, I do care very much about how this country is run. The simple fact is I again like most of the other non-voters have absolutely no belief whatsoever that ANY of the parties have the competence or integrity to run the country in the way that I think it should be (well!!). Now unfortunately over here (don't know about other countries) we don't have the option of a vote of "no confidence" so the only way I have of voicing my opinion is to not vote at all. Of course I could turn up, flip a coin and let that decide the country's fate but surely that would be even worse!!

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