[FoRK] Obama: communitarian, redistributionist, confused? (from NYT)
jbone at place.org
Mon Aug 25 08:58:19 PDT 2008
For fucks sake, really. Yes, I did that already last time around.
No, I'm not going to do it every time I forward some observation about
one (or the other.) That is not my responsibility, obligation, or
I'm not going to pretend not to have a preference. Let's be clear: I
*really* dislike BOTH candidates. I believe Obama to be slightly more
dangerous, though, on the one dimension of risk that I believe is our
greatest concern at this point: economics. I believe that we're
headed into depression territory; the only real question is which one
minimizes the depth and length, and minimizes the FDR nonsense that
will inevitably occur during (and therefore be dragged along for
Neither is a choice I feel good about voting for. Indeed, more and
more lately I've been contemplating just not voting; but I was raised
to believe that if you don't vote you have no right to bitch, and the
latter isn't acceptable to me. ;-)
On Aug 25, 2008, at 10:42 AM, geege schuman wrote:
> It wasn't negative enough. Parity.
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 11:37 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III
> <joe-ml at barrera.org>wrote:
>> I think he did that already (on previous request).
>> - Joe
>> geege schuman wrote:
>>> Hey, Bone, could you post something negative about McCain, just for
>>> balance? I know there's something about that man I just don't
>>> like .....
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