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Sanford and Change in South Carolina

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It seems that the people in the 1 st Congressional District of South Carolina have very short memories. It could also be that many of these people remember when Mark Sanford was their Congressman and they want him back. It could also be that many good Christians forgive his sins because he  isn't a  perfect man.

I don't forgive him. I personally believe that he's a low-life scumbag, but that's just me. I'm not in the 1st District and therefore I have no say in the matter. They have the right to choose whom they want. That's what America is all about, Right?

This brings me to the subject of Republicans and Democrats. Why is it that we only have two major political parties when we have thousands of different opinions? Where in the Constitution does it say that we must elect these corporately-controlled people from these two parties? 

How many times will we be stabbed in the back before we realize that they just  don't  care about us? A good example is Mark Sanford. Why must he suck off the government teat for another two years? Who told him to be a professional politician?  Can't  he get a real job? These people drive me crazy. They show distain for the people that elect them and the people turn around and reelect them. This is called slave mentality.

When are the American people going to break the chains that bind them? Look, wages of the 10% have risen 370% in the last 20 years while the wages of the Middle Class during that time have remained stagnant. Wake up and smell the coffee folks! These Democrats and Republicans are not your friends. You are told over and over by the mainstream media about who is running for office on the GOP and Democratic tickets. They fail to mention that there are other political parties out there.

The reason that this is so is because the people  don't  demand anything more. The mainstream media  didn't  mention the fact that Green Party Candidate Eugene Platt was also running. I say shame on the Green Party for not raising hell. The Green Party seems to take this treatment.

I'm  making a bid for the Senate seat that Jim DeMint once had that Tim Scott has now. I might take a spot on the Socialist Party ticket or accept a Justice Party nomination. I do know one thing, if I run; the people of South Carolina will hear me. That's the kind of guy I am.

I talk to people all the time here in South Carolina. They are sick and tired of the way things are, the wars, the spending on the military, the cuts in budgets, the failing infrastructure, our infant mortality rate, the health care system, government wiretapping phones and reading e-mails, people are fed up.

Change is in the air. I can feel it, right here in South Carolina. What people  don't  realize is that South Carolinians are a very independent people. They  don't  like government intrusion. Most people here support background checks for firearms. They are not crazy. They do know when they are being screwed however; it seems the people in the 1 st Congressional District kind of like it that way.

Well, if this gets around, I probably  won't  carry the 1 st Congressional District. Still, change is in the air. Can you feel it?


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Tim Gatto is Ret. US Army and has been writing against the Duopoly for the last decade. He has two books on Amazon, Kimchee Days or Stoned Colds Warriors and Complicity to Contempt.

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