This is a discussion on Are you more right-wing or left-wing? within the ENTJ Forum - The Executives forums, part of the NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects category; Originally Posted by crferguson 1) I agree. And it is in your power to vote for whoever you want. But ...
This is not really related to the conversation taking place here at this point, but it reminded me of this pet peeve of mine: A lot of people in the US are more concerned with being "patriotic" rather than thinking about what is truly best for our country's harmony in the world. One thing Americans can do to wake the eff up is to learn our TRUE history, not the hero crap they sell us in school. How many people do you know have heard of the My Lai Massacre? Why didn't they teach us about that, among many other things? So to me, the "Go 'Merica!" crap has got to go. You can still be patriotic without that shit.
Also, I completely agree that voting against a party because you don't like the current President is rather ignorant. Vote for a person, not a party. It's like people view politics as a sport with rivaling teams. So dumb.
And hasn't anyone noticed that it really doesn't even matter who's in office? It's always the same. The candidates are just sock puppets when it's all said and done, and we fall for the Republican vs. Democrat distraction every time...just like we're supposed to.
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A People's History of the United States is an interesting read.
Jumping on party lines just because that's what they told you just doesn't seem to be logical. I prefer evidence-based reasoning.
This poll is too simplistic, IMO, for ENTJs. I'm fiscally conservative, socially liberal. I don't care what people do as long as it doesn't cost me money. If it costs me money no matter what, I want the best solution for the least money.
I did vote right wing for one, very simple reason: I like to make my own decisions and don't want some politician to do it for me. If I want to drink big bottles of Soda, that is my choice.
I do have (limited, I must confess) compassion and accept that we all have to help each other up to some level. But a smaller, less intruisive government would be able to do that as well.
Fact is... He came in promissing to end the crisis and lower the deficit. Last time I checked, crisis is still running havoc and deficit has gone up, ergo... he failed and therefore should be fired.
Yes, you COULD go for the ASSUMPTION that anyone else would have failed as well and that he did the best he could and no one could have done it better. Regretfully, I don't give a rat's arse about assumptions :) Simple sum: promise + failed = fired.
Not that I have a say in it off course :(
I eat US election news like candy, you guys are so... fun? Amusing? Especially the comments, rather than the articles.
Have the libertarians already come in and complained about the left and right dichotomy? Consider me in that camp.