Same Direction, Different Driver?

Watched the power shift last night, Republicans took the House and gained enough seats in the Senate to lock it up. At home my blue state turned red.
As soon as the power shift was apparent, I watched hissy fits explode from supporters of the opponents. Predictable. I cast my votes for those who claimed(none proven as they’re first timers) to support issues that are close to my libertarian leanings. Most won, lost the ballot issues though, but I was in the ring fighting. Were you?
What does this mean for us. Honestly it depends on your personal views. If your side lost then it royally sucks. As for me, cautiously optimistic, now it’s time to put up or shut up. Watching Speaker Pelosi lose her position makes me smile, she and the House were going into a decidedly statist direction.
Now if the House does go into a direction where spending, perks and programs are cut along with taxes, it’ll be a good start. If our freedoms are restored without any morality police telling me how to live I’ll be happy.
Will anything get accomplished? I’d be surprised, but I predict a deadlock which to me is alright to at the moment. A stalled government isn’t  taking your freedoms. For an interesting perspective on our incremental loss of freedoms, visit Randal Lane’s site,, he updated it last night.
Now I will circle the edges, keeping my eyes on the re-elected and the newly elected. I’ll rest when I’m dead, always alert. I encourage you to also. I’m pushing for more personal freedoms and responsibilities, more of my money without anyone telling me I’m to stupid or immoral to live my life and that’s why we need these laws and regulations. And I go with whoever actively pushes that. What are your thoughts on last night?


3 thoughts on “Same Direction, Different Driver?

  1. you know this always happens? the switch of the house i mean, whatever party the president supports will lose because people think that they suck and need a scape goat but its alright because this balances everything, if the democrats would have won then they would have huge amounts of control to change whatever they wanted


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