You may choose to ignore politics and politicians, but they don’t ignore you. On average you’re spending $3000 per year more on healthcare because you ignored politics and politicians who passed Obamacare and are forcing you to spend more on health care. Not just this year, but every year, skip one of the many days we celebrate and spend that money on helping choose who represents and leads you in government.
The Monday morning political quarterbacks will come to realize that the rise of Libertarians to national status is all but inevitable now. Just like digital media has replaced print, the forces of expanding choice and access are working in favor of anti-establishment candidates despite the blatant censorship. The third party genie cannot be put back in the bottle.
The endorsement for George Sheldon is more of the party politics that continues to disenfranchise voters. The clear champion for Amendment 2 is Bill Wohlsifer. Sheldon only recently came to the realization that medical marijuana was good for Florida, more political convenience. Wohlsifer, the author of the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, has pledged to right the discrepancy in Florida’s law by removing cannabis off of Florida’s Schedule 1.
According to Justice Department records, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office took in more than $1.2 million from the federal Assets Forfeiture Fund just since 2007, part of the $230 million that all of Florida’s law-enforcement agencies received from the fund during that period.
Just 13% of Americans say the government can be trusted to do what is right always or most of the time, with just over three-quarters saying only some of the time and one in 10 saying they never trust the government, according to the poll.
America needs to return to the “shining beacon on a hill” that will bring hope to the world while bringing prosperity to the people. Let’s end the divide and start actually addressing our problems together and let’s start today so our children do not have to make impossible choices to provide better lives for their families.
The Dept. of Education has been successful. I just didn’t understand it’s goals. They were not to produce a more educated citizenry, but produce technically adept workers who have no understanding of how to think, of our history, or of the values that this country was founded. Making them easily manipulated and controlled. Obviously the system as designed does work.