Why I have tuned out talking politics temporarily in my life...

Why I have tuned out talking politics temporarily in my life...

By Bob Gunner, Editor & Publisher - Who will be our next President?  Will their election into office make our country and life better?  

I have been proud to have had the right to vote since I turned 18, and always used my common sense to decide on whom to vote for.  My decision is always based on if I sense a candidate is the right one for the position.  I turn 61 this coming Sunday, and realize that having the right to make the personal decision of whom I believe should hold office in any political position, is my right, and mine alone.  I also have learned to keep out of petty arguments, and to (well, most of the time) keep my opinions to myself.  Sometimes that is difficult to do when something stupid or unfair is said by another.

Family, friends, and aquaintances have their own outlook and opinions, and they too have the right to choose who they want to be elected. Personal opinions and millions of exploitive articles and click bait presented on social networking sites and through media outlets cannot always be trusted to present a true picture of each candidate.

The upcoming Presidential election is causing commotion between all races, sexes and age groups.  Each are judging who they want elected based on how their appointment to office will better their outlook of well being.  Unfortunely, there is no way in hell that any President elected can fix everything that seems wrong in our country.  

They can promise and try to do so once elected, but they are only human, and can only do as much as is humanly possible, based on their insight and hopefully again, "common sense."  So, I encourage everyone of voting age to think really hard and study as much as they can about their candidate before committing to a vote.  

The real important truth of the matter as far as voting is concerned, is that we have that right.


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