There is absolutely nothing from the Founding Fathers – and I mean nothing – in which they said your number one course of action in response to massive, repeated constitutional violations should be to “vote the bums out.”
They never said that. Nowhere. Ever.
For some reason, though, opponents of endless federal power seem to pull the “vote the bums out” card first. And a vast majority of them seem to have just that one card – and no others.
Wherever I speak around the country, “vote the bums out” is the first thing people tell me needs to be done to fix problems created by the federal government. People everywhere back this up with their money. The 2012 elections saw around $6 Billion dollars spent.
Six Billion dollars. Anyone who complains about how Congress spends money should be appalled at this utter waste of resources.
When Congress spends hundreds of dollars on a toilet seat, at least they get something to sit on.
When you spend your hard-earned money on federal candidates that are going to reduce the size and scope of the federal government, you get nothing. Zilch.
“Government today is bigger and more unconstitutional than it was before the last election.”
If you could travel through time, you could make that statement in any of the last 100 years and you’d almost never be wrong.
“Voting the bums out” has proven to be a complete and utter failure as a strategy.
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