95% of the country doesn't give a thought to politics except between October and the first Tuesday of an election year. About 50-70% of those people vote for people and initiatives they know nothing about other than what they heard on a TV commercial. You are vastly outnumbered.
Originally Posted by Ignorant
"The principle that the end justifies the means is, in individualist ethics, regarded as the denial of all morals. In collectivist ethics it becomes necessarily the supreme rule" -- F. A. Hayek.
"A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty is worth a whole eternity in bondage" -- Joseph Addison's "Cato, A Tragedy" (1713)
"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." - Albert Camus