The incidentals matter. Never the primaries.
On Oct 16, 2016 10:39 PM, "CBB - Jay Fuller" <par...@cyberbroadband.net>
> I have been saying this for many years. I think you said it a lot more
> gracefully than I did though...I might be stealing this for a status update
> And kudos to The West Wing tv show for having big block of cheese day....:)
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> Subject: [AFMUG] OT does it really matter?
> Date: Sun, Oct 16, 2016 10:20 PM
> Exactly right. Who is president has some effect, but not game changing.
> Most people in the country are middle of the road, and the progress of the
> country reflects that. The pendulum swings back and forth, but always
> reverts to the mean.
> On 10/16/16 8:17 PM, Chuck McCown wrote:
> Congress makes and changes law. Supreme Court makes a few important
> decisions. Regulators are who really run the country.
> Does it really matter who the president is?
> What did Obama do? Encouraged the ACA. Dropped the ball in Syria. But
> how did he affect me, my degree of wealth, my amount of spare time?
> Ditto Bush. They affect foreign policy. They have the ability to really
> mess up other people’s lives in other countries, but do they really have
> much effect on me?
> Granted, altering the make up of the Supreme Court changes things like
> can I choose to marry a dude or do I have to sell wedding cakes to gays.
> But that really does not touch me. My granddaughter having to cope with
> dudes in the bathroom at school hits a bit closer to home, but I trust
> congress will eventually settle on something a bit more common sense.
> I guess I am trying to convince myself that a president really doesn’t do
> much here at home. Congress does. The court does. Bureaucracies do.
> Now, if the president could get a whole truckload of cheese delivered to
> the Whitehouse and give it out to anyone that drops in for a visit, then we
> are talking about a real impact...