In The Runoff For Georgia’s US Senate Seat…

I am proud to have voted for Allen Buckley on election day, and I am trying to decide whether to abstain, write in Mickey Mouse, or vote for Jim Martin.  I DO KNOW that I am extremely tired of Georgia Republicans that assume a Libertarian will jump into the Republican fold when our candidate does not win.  I have been engaged by numerous Republicans, many of them getting very upset, discussing my positions in the upcoming run-off.  To date, no one has been able to provide a single logical argument FOR Saxby Chambliss, other than using fear-mongering tactics to suppose the positions that Jim Martin would take or would have taken, should he have been in Saxby’s position already.

For any of you who are voting for Saxby (or know someone who will) here in Georgia, remember that your senior Senator did the following, just in the last two years:

  1. He voted FOR the bailout.
  2. He voted FOR the farm bill.
  3. He was among the Gang of 10->20 energy boondoggle, raising taxes after taking the “no tax pledge”.
  4. He voted FOR the FISA bill.
  5. He voted FOR subsidies for “clean” energy.
  6. He was not present to vote to honor fallen soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan (but was able to vote on other bills the same day).
  7. He voted TO allow telecoms to keep immunity for spying.
  8. He was the only Senator NOT TO VOTE on habeas corpus for those held at Guantanamo Bay.
  9. He voted FOR a definition of marriage that was ONLY between a man and a woman.
  10. He voted TO re-authorize the Patriot Act.

Those ten things all happened in the last two years alone, and that’s a lot of things I disagree with, so I cannot vote for someone who violated so many of my principles.

Anyone voting for Saxby, feel free to sell him to me.


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