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I spent a hot day in Mississippi chasing politics. I am lightheaded and filled to the brim with shit. Dems and Repubs both filled the air with rehtoric that would make nice crops come Fall.

It is amazing how we can remmeber mess much better than stuff that matters. In my sun induced heatstroked brain, I can only retain a certain Dem running for office based on his record. My issue with his record is it is a shitty one. He is running against a person with an even shitter record. I cold only shake my head. I am an outsider and cannot vote in the election but the results of the election determins how I conduct buisiness in the area. I am stuck in sweage and yes it stinks. Are there not any other candidates?

I left that event to take my liberal sunstroked brain to a GOP event. The only person making sense at the debate was a fed-up country boy. He said things that would not make him popular at any Tea Party. He spoke of going after employers rather than those who come to this country illegally. He also spoke of improving education without using vouchers. He also spoke of the fact that Mississippi gets more than its fair share of federal tax dollars. I thought this guy will not win. He was saying things that make GOP sheep uncomfortable. The other two candidates spoke of little outside of the Tea Party talking points. I was ill and not from too much sun.

When will we get IT? We are beyond talking points and party politics. We need to come together for real solutions. We can not afford to vote on single issues but must look at the whole. We must not be afreaid to call out our representatives when they fail to carry out the duties of their office.

I sick. I am tired and I am done for the day. I shall write more tomorrow. As for today, I am sick of politicians lying to the people to get a vote. I am more sick of the people who do not call out those elected who show no results.


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