well now.

#whereisGUY ? ohhh he’s #byebyeGUY

Yes, I will admit it. I am quite gleeful about this. I totally did not care for that Guy as a candidate and every time he runs for something he acts the same way. Going back to that website from 2008 just proved it.

(https://whatkindofguy.wordpress.com/)

Do I think he will run for office again? Actually I kind of think he will. And he still won’t be my Guy. And I’m allowed to have that opinion about any politician.

There was one Republican whom I actually think is a really good guy and he didn’t survive the midterms, sadly. That is State Representative Chris Quinn. He was defeated by Radnor Commissioners, Lisa Borowski. Ironically Lisa has prevailed where former Radnor Commissioner and current Delaware County Council member Elaine Paul Schaefer failed in 2016 I believe it was. However, I am not a member of Lisa‘s fan club, because having watched her during her tenure with Radnor Township I see more often than not someone out for themselves not out for their plurality. However, she now has a chance and an opportunity to prove all of her critics wrong.

And now we sit and wait for the rest of the races to come in and for the election to be certified. I am going to say honestly that I think a friend of mine summed up the Republican everything quite well to me today.

This friend said:

No red wave! Looks like a red drip.
If Trump doesn’t get the “f…” out of politics we will see the death of GOP in next 10 years. Will go the way of the Whigs.

I think that’s correct sadly. and why do I say sadly? Because historically as a nation we are a democracy based on a two party system. Both major parties have issues, but the Republican Party is seriously flawed and insanely dysfunctional. And we saw that once again this election season by the candidates the GOP chose as worthy to back.

It used to be that they just fielded better candidates. There were at least candidates who would make you give a look at them before you decided one way or the other. Not this time.

But I’m not going to NOT say that I think the all of the candidates on the Democrat side were perfect. I do not think that and never did. I honestly feel this was the lesser of two evils election in a lot of cases. And obviously enough Republicans felt the way I did, since the results prove enough of them voted for Democrats.

This country needs to retire Trump even if he doesn’t want to retire. He was not and never will be the second coming of Christ. He’s like an old fashioned tent revival grifter. He’s also a walking talking malignant narcissist. Do you think he cares about anyone even the Republican party? He never has. This isn’t about America this is about his personal glory.

I heard from just as many Republicans as Democrats this election season who said they were fed up with the Republican party. In the case of the Chester County Republican Committee, their leadership needs to actually demonstrate they’re trying to improve the party for the better. What I saw this election season was them looking starstruck by Dr. Oz which was really something they should’ve been embarrassed about. And State Republicans? Just wow.

Chester County Democrats and State Democrats also need to wake up a little bit. I’m not letting them off the hook either. They also need to field some better candidates. And they need to make our elected officials more accessible. And maybe it’s a national Democrat party decision, but (for example) people don’t feel like Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan is accessible to her constituents. I mean sure she’s accessible to the big check writing variety, but not everybody else.

And to all of the hyper “vigilant” groups and Stepford Wives for Totalitarianism groups? I don’t need your approval, I don’t seek your approval, I don’t even want to know you. Yet you are obsessed with me. It’s damn strange, truthfully. And I love the comment below “politics don’t supersede human decency.” I mean where do you get your material, and are you basing the definition of “decency” on your own behavior? If so, how do you figure? All I see are an artificial bunch of bitches who constantly project. And all you all do on your own is bully every single person who does not agree with you. I would say look in the mirror but bless your hearts, it might crack.

It’s really nice that this terrible election season is over. But we all have a lot of work to do still.

But for now enjoy at least a temporary break in the constant political yammering. And definitely enjoy that attack ads have come to an end for another political season.

this is WHY you need to VOTE tuesday.

Today is ugly season in Downingtown at Kerr Park. Their objective? To be louder, uglier, and nastier than everyone else.

This makes them (in their minds) better Americans than you and I.

They aren’t. It’s not actually a contest.

But all of this ugliness is exactly WHY people have to get out and vote Tuesday. They are exactly the reason we have to vote to preserve our rights. And those rights are whichever ones apply to us as human beings and Americans. If you think about it, to an extent, this election season is about protecting the basic human rights Americans enjoy, isn’t it? Our rights aren’t subjective.

Oh and where would we be without a Ron Paul t-shirt sighting as well?

The ugliness and abusive behavior and implied violence is supposed to make you afraid to stand up. It’s still the basic premise of bullies only win if you allow them. Trust me, I know. Threats and implied threats and harassment have become every day behavior for bloggers and other independent voices that aren’t interested in political cultism.

Those photos above demonstrate clearly that the Chester County GOP panders to extremism and extremists. If you are a Republican and you care about the party of Lincoln, I hope Tuesday you vote to keep their current slate of insanity and inadequacy out of office. I hope you vote to save what’s left of your party by voting against them.

Republicans and Democrats need to try to set a path forward to return to moderation, balance, and a viable working two party system. Because we need a viable two-party working system to maintain a democracy. That means saying NO to the ENTIRE GOP slate this time.

We are already “free people.” Our founding fathers fought, died, and bled for it. that means that these people also get to demonstrate their ugliness, sadly. But it doesn’t mean they have to win. But it means that Kumbaya time is over and you need to get out and vote on Tuesday.

I am just one voice. This is not my sole responsibility, and more of you need to find your individual voices. How we move forward as a county, state, region, and a country is a “We the People” kind of thing. I am not interested in people telling me how I should think and how I should write and what I should write about. I am writing about this because it matters to me personally. When I was born, women had limited rights. Women weren’t even really supposed to have their own bank accounts and credit card accounts and store charge accounts. And along with everything else, we vote Tuesday as women to preserve our rights. Don’t tell me you care, show me you care by actually voting.

Now please let me enjoy the rest of my Sunday.