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The 2018 mid-terms are, in my opinion, one of the most important elections in this country's history
we've all seen the struggle in the Senate to get things done, regardless of all the claims that the Republicans control all 3 tiers, the House, the Senate, and the White House, it still takes 60 votes to pass most legislation in the Senate

the Democrat voters are energized, turning out in record numbers
but don't let them fool you, while they reported record turnouts for Democrats in Texas, the lame street media conveniently left out that the Republicans set new records for turnouts as well
we are NOT going to let them do to Texas what they've done to California
people are leaving California, I would too, and they're choosing Texas because we have a strong economy, lots of room, and a way of life that is quite appealing
we believe in God and family and guns, we believe in taking care of our own
but these people are coming here and trying to change our way of life, trying to make us like world they ran away from
and if Texans don't get out and vote, they'll get their way


by now, some are probably thinking that's well and good for Texas
but it's merely an example, an example of what could come to your state, or yours, or yours!
if Americans don't get out and vote, the Democrats are going to retake the House, and eventually the Senate
if they retake the House, the first thing they're going to do is start impeachment
if they retake the Senate *too*, they'll nullify the tax cut bill, grant amnesty to 11 million illegal immigrants, and open up our borders to terrorists, criminals and drugs, and return to the fight for universal health care
they will take away free speech rights and attack the 2nd amendment like never before


I understand that some of you are ok with that
for the rest, I ask that you take a really good look at what's happening in California, where illegals take precedent over citizens, where homelessness is rampant, and the drugs, disease, and crimes that go with these liberal policies
now ask yourself if you want this lifestyle in your state, in the great United States of America
if you're on board with that, that's fine

but if you're not, I've got one word for you: VOTE

I've always felt like my vote didn't matter
please, don't feel that way, not this time, not when the very future of our country is at stake
please, vote ... EVERY vote will matter! ♥
 

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I always felt that way about my country too. Unfortunately, the distribution of votes and seats aren't an equal representation from one province to another. If the majority of lib-left thinks the new candidate for Prime Minister has nice hair, we're screwed.

Good luck to you people.
 

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It's more like 28 million illegal immigrants and that is just for the first couple of years with the number going up every year after. And as Squirt said Democs. don't care who they are just as long as they vote Democrat and I really do not understand that at all guess some people love higher taxes.
Gas prices here in Cali. are at an all time high with a Democratic Gov. and Senator's when Rep. AZ is one of the lowest in the nation. If I lived closer to Arizona I'd do my grocery shopping there also.
Yes I really loved moving to this state 42 years ago only reason is keeping me here is the weather and I hear bouts that Texas has the same type. Cause I sure in hell ain't movin' to Florida.


As for voting I've voted in every type election sense I turned 21.
 

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It is frightening just how little your vote matters.
If you do no live in a marginal seat, it has almost zero effect on the outcome. Nonetheless, it is important that you not only vote but you research what you are voting for.
 

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I've agreed with that for most of my life
but THIS election doesn't involve the electoral college
this election is about which party will control Congress, and if either side is complacent at all, the other side will gain power
the Democrats are fired up, the "resistance" is alive and well, and pushing them to the polls
the Republicans are content, meaning they like what they're seeing, so no need to vote, right?

the results of this election will depend entirely upon which side gets the most voters out to the polls, I believe that with all my heart

if people don't want to see impeachment proceedings begin, if they like their big beautiful tax cuts, pay raises and bonuses, if they feel safer, and that the rule of law is being restored in the USA, they are going to HAVE to get out and vote to keep it!
 

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any reason they can find?
you do realize they've already filed articles of impeachment but couldn't get enough votes to bring it to the floor
the charges claim:

The five articles of impeachment accuse Trump of obstruction of justice, violating the Constitution’s emoluments clause against taking gifts from foreign leaders without congressional approval and undermining the independence of the federal judiciary and the freedom of the press.

what's got me scratching my head is that there's been no evidence of something that's not even been defined as a crime, as no such statute can be found that says collusion is a crime, but anyway ... if there's been no crime, how can there be obstruction of justice?

and to undermine the freedom of the press, the President would have to take actions that prevent publication and distribution of information and opinions, our Bill of Rights does not confer rights upon individuals, nor are our rights absolute, the Declaration of Independence acknowledges that our individual, unalienable rights are endowed by our Creator, the Bill of Rights tells our government what they CANNOT do, is it really too much to require that the media are at least accurately reporting facts?

as for the judiciary, I don't see President Trump going to the courts and telling them how to rule
quite the contrary, I see the courts attempting to circumvent Congress and make laws themselves


the emoluments clause is a joke, it’s never been the subject of a major court case and never been taken up by the Supreme Court, and was really intended for ambassadors working abroad, to remove the bribery temptation, but the way things are done now, where somebody gives money to a lawfirm, who then gives it to a political party who then gives it to a candidate or cause seems much more shady than somebody giving President Trump a gift lol
 

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proof that every vote matters:

Conor Lamb (D)113,813 - 49.8%

Rick Saccone (R)113,186 - 49.6%

I expect this to be the norm for the 2018 mid-terms, if you want the President's agenda to move forward, please ... get out and vote!
 

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I read where 70% of Californians for the last several years do not like their Democratic leadership......so why don't they get out and vote, it's their own fault. I also do not like how the msm and the Dems always say how the Republicans control all three parts of the government and I like how Squirt set that straight. I have done the same on Facebook when they are blaming Trump and Republicans for not getting things done .......NO they do not control the Congress. If they did we would have a brand new healthcare system, no sanctuary cities and a wall. Funny how the Democrats wanted and voted for a wall until Trump became president, which reflects their attitude.........obstruct anything Trump wants even if is good for the country. Obama laid the groundwork and Hillary was supposed to finish off what this country has always been. Look at the UK and the European countries where Muslims and other illegals have been allowed to infiltrate, that's what the Dems want for this country. They want a socialist/communistic government and to abolish the constitution and bill of rights. IMO this primary and 2018 elections may just decide the fate of the USA. Listen to what Squirt said, she explains it much better than I do.
 

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North Korea is an excellent example for what you just said: when Trump was talking about fire and fury and a preemptive strike, people were saying it's the end of the world
now that they are talking about talking, those same people say it's the end of the world
there's just no pleasing some people ... lol
 

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they've upped the ante !

now they're talking about gun bans, repealing the 2nd amendment, and gun confiscation

they think not only should non-citizens get to vote, but illegal immigrants should be able to vote
that even if you live in Texas, you can go up to New York and vote in their elections, affect policy in a state you don't even reside in

I maintain that this could be THE most important mid-terms in USA history

every single vote will count! and make no mistake, a non-vote is a vote for the other side!
 

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Gawd! You think Dems are bad? You should see what Liberals are like here. The general feeling is that anyone, tax payer or not is entitled to vote at any level of representation. So, you have a whole houseful of 20 people living in a rented space, allowed to vote for the city counsel. It's a world disease.
 

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In responce to post #9 above from Country17 - you said California republicans need to get out and vote,, we do except we are out numbered by the Demo's,, when anyone can walk into a polling place and VOTE with no I.D. required, hell we even have deceased people voting, didn't know they could still read and write... next door to me is a house that recently had two more bedrooms added to the permisses, making it a legal 6 bedroom home, and I have lost count how many are living there now, all demo's and who is legale and who's not? It's nothing for 10-20 people living in one house.

When I was working I had to go through some apartments and do a servey what needed repaired and etc,, several times I found a big curtain hanging down from the stairs, I looked and it had a matteress with a long extention cord for their TV,, then as I went into the master bedroom (walk in closet) it had constructed another space above for yet another mattress and under it was another complete with a hot plate and TV.

Needless to say I wrote down the apt. #'s and reported it to the property management company. All of those folks were evicted but then they sit there for 3-6 months until the courts do their thing and the Sherrif's come to lock them out. All that rent money lost and who pay's - we do in our taxes and etc..

Yes Country I would love to leave here but with my age, medical conditions and having a great Veteran's Administration Hospital that saved my life twice. At 82 it is very difficult to leave because of that. Believe me there isn't a day goes by that I'm ready to sell out and move to Arizona where gas is averaged at $2.60 and here it is at $3.45 and thats only for regular, less taxes, lower home prices, you name it,, either there or I would move to Waco, Texas, only because I know the area as I was stationed there before.
 

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so ... after 2 years of investigations, and not a single shred of evidence found linking the Russians to the Trump campaign, the DNC has decided it's going to sue Russia, the Trump campaign and Wikileaks for interfering in the 2016 election ... lol

people really need to ask themselves if this is the party they want in power!