Date sent: Mon, 31 May 1999 08:00:14 -0500 To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: Chuck Kuecker <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Guns and Slaves Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> At 10:02 PM 5/30/99 -0500, Joe E. Dees wrote:
> >As long as citizens possess the vote, they can enforce their
> >definitions by choosing the definers they prefer.
> I liked to think that - until many of the people I voted for decided to
> change their positions after election. How can we ensure that campaign
> promises and platform positions are not modified once the electee finds out
> where the money for reelection is coming from?
> Chuck Kuecker
By consistently not voting for their re-election if they flip-flop, of course. Money has influence, but it is votes which elect (and reelect or defeat) politicians.