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Old 09-07-2012, 08:58 PM
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To those who want to sleep better at night because they "stuck by their principles", think about the big picture. Yes, we're being railroaded by Congress and POTUS and it doesn't matter which side of the aisle they're on. However, read this and ask yourselves if you can live with the consequences that you apparently haven't considered. Andrew McCarthy's words-

> > >> >>> Columnist Andrew McCarthy gives us what probably is the most
> >>> important question regarding the upcoming presidential election.
> >>>
> >>> >>>> If Mitt wins the nomination, I will enthusiastically support his
> >>>> candidacy. For my friends who have hesitation on that score, Iíd just ask
> >>>> you to keep four things in mind:
> >>>> 1. Justice Scalia just turned 78
> >>>> 2. Justice Kennedy will turn 78 later this year
> >>>> 3. Justice Breyer will be 76 in August
> >>>> 4. Justice Ginsburg turned 81 about a week ago.
> >>>>
> >>>> In addition, Justice Ginsburg has Pancreatic Cancer. Justice Stephens
> >>>> has already said he would retire and is just waiting for Obama to be
> >>>> reelected. The next president could appoint as many as 4 new Justices over
> >>>> next 8 years. This election is about more than ObamaCare Tax.
> >>>>
> >>>> We wish them all well, of course, but the brute fact is that whoever we
> >>>> elect as president in November is almost certainly going to choose at
> >>>> least one new member of the Supreme Court, in addition to hundreds of
> >>>> other life-tenured federal judges, all of whom will be making momentous
> >>>> decisions about our lives for decades to come.
> >>>>
> >>>> If you donít think it matters whether the guy making those calls is
> >>>> Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, I think youíre smokiní something funky.
> >>>>
> >>>> So for anybody who is thinking of not voting because your favorite
> >>>> didnít get nominated, or writing in a candidate who can't win, imagine this:
> >>>>
> >>>> SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ERIC HOLDER
> >>>>
> >>>> After you have stopped gasping, kindly send this forward to your list
> >>>> of concerned citizens.
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