Skip to comments.Remember Alan Keyes?
Posted on 10/01/2008 7:18:36 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
I was just on a website reviewing the various proposals that Californians will be voting for next month, and I clicked on their "President" link. Lo and behold, I see that after Obama and McCain, the next name that will actually appear on the ticket is Alan Keyes, running as an American Independent.
I think he's a little extreme, but I'm considering casting a protest vote for him, if only to send the message "I am not happy with our current GOP choice." Now, before you tell me I'm throwing my vote away, consider: I live in California, land of fruit loops. Our electoral votes are going to Che Obama no matter what I do. Those of you who also live in hopeless states might also consider helping Keyes at least make a showing.
Yes, of course I'd rather McCain than Obama.
But McCain just voted for this bailout. And I needn't list the many times he's "mavericked" his way across the aisle, to our detriment.
I think I'll vote for Alan Keyes.
Well, there goes another vote for the zero.
How about Bob Barr? Is he on the ticket?
Vote for whom you wish, that’s how it’s supposed to work.
I want to vote for Kitty Harris and her horsee!
McCain just opened 50 CA offices so they think they can win there and they are investing to win. Your vote would help a lot.
Just don’t vote early. Wait till election day.
There may be surprises coming.
Yup. He's the guy that let Obama become a Senator.
That's - Land of Fruits, Nuts, and Flakes
Florida is getting to be so much like California - we have our fair share of those fruits!
Didn’t he Zot himself? Arrgghh!!!
stay home and save your gas
I would not vote for him today, primary or election because he got off-message.
But I understand your position.
It won't affect the outcome, but it will send a message.
I want a conservative, that understands the Constitution, and the place that God, Man, and government should hold in a Free Republic.
I agree with your reasoning, but I suggest you go with Dr. Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party candidate. The reason is (A) they have similar pro-Constitution views (Keyes was the runner up in the nominations, if I recall, at the CP convention), and (B) the CP is more of an established party, so it makes more sense to boost them as a party than Keyes as an individual.
How you vote is up to you. However, in 2006 we had a lot
of people who didn’t vote because they wanted to send
a message. And we have the crap we are living in today
with Speaker Palosi, Harry Reid and all the rest of the
democrats who won. I sure hope all those people are
proud of the message they sent.
If memory serves, there was a lot of support for obomination on FR at the time. I never understood why exactly.
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