You know, I've been in and out perusing these forums for a long time. I find it amazing how blind some are, and how hypocritical others are. You see, what I've found is that everyone in these forums really just doesn't read what they type some of the time. As left vilifies right for being petty money-mongering warheads which dig at and attempt to undermine the left, left continuously digs up and attempts to undermine the right. Likewise, right often is too stuck up on itself to recognize a good idea, and often argues solely for the sake of arguing. Can't we be done with these pointless fights? For all the complaining by the left in the past 8 years, I wonder how many letters were written to senators and congressmen. Likewise, in the time of Clinton, I wonder how many letters were written by the plaintiffs at that time. Our government functions on the principle that the will of the people is the will of the country. If you say it doesn't work that way anymore, that's why the will of the people is so important. If you do not do your part, your will isn't known, and so the problems you complain about never change. How many people go out and vote in local and less essential elections when their man or woman is already in office? The numbers are staggeringly pathetic. If you don't do what you can to steer change in your favored direction, you have no right to complain. It's also startling how few people realize that they've been drawn in to the pointless party squabbling that everyone's complaining about anyway. Look who did this thing. That's a lie, here's the truth. A is a *deleted expletive*. B is a *slightly more severe deleted expletive*. Your man did something bad, mine did something good. You're too stupid to see the good in my man's actions, or the consequences of your man's. The whole system has broken because the people have fallen in with the parties. This is why it's broken. Not corrupt politicians, not corrupt judges, not corrupt presidents. Corrupt people. The party should fall in with the people, NOT the other way around. In our country, the people lead, and if they do not do that, our system fails. So can't we just stop the damn arguing, squabbling, complaining, undermining, attempts at dishonor, and attempts at bragging and just get on with DOING something about it? Seriously, enough is enough. This is a political FORUM, not a Salem witch trial. And for those who don't know: o·rum (fôr'əm, fōr'-) Pronunciation Key n. pl. fo·rums also fo·ra (fôr'ə, fōr'ə The public square or marketplace of an ancient Roman city that was the assembly place for judicial activity and public business. A public meeting place for open discussion. A medium for open discussion or voicing of ideas, such as a newspaper, a radio or television program, or a website. A public meeting or presentation involving a discussion usually among experts and often including audience participation. A court of law; a tribunal. Not a fierce argument, not a mud-slinging contest, a discussion. A cycle of point and counterpoint supported by reasonable logical premise. And so, discuss. Oh, and for those who want some jellied gasoline; I voted for McCain.