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View Poll Results: How will/would you vote on Nov 6?
Generic Democratic Candidate 8 47.06%
Generic Republican Candidate 2 11.76%
Other Candidate 2 11.76%
I don't vote in midterms 5 29.41%
Voters: 17. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-29-2018, 10:02 PM   #21 (permalink)
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*Merit enters thread*

*never enter thread again*
I don't intend to hijack threads, but I seem to have an opinion opposite that of the majority of posters, so it kind of turns into me vs. the world.

*cue froundland's comments about my victim complex*
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Old 10-29-2018, 10:04 PM   #22 (permalink)
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It's way harder to tear down the system if the system is a fascist dictatorship.
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Wrong. Conservatives are for smaller government. Liberals like it big. Harder to take down a bigger system. Your logic is flawed.
^ I don't think that size is an indication of how difficult a system is to take down. A democratic party can be removed by the simple, peaceful expedient of voting it out, whereas fascist dictatorships usually have a such a stranglehold that it takes war or revolution to take them down.
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I don't think that size is an indication of how difficult a system is to take down.
I disagree. The more hooks the government gets into us, the harder it is to get them out.


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A democratic party can be removed by the simple, peaceful expedient of voting it out, whereas fascist dictatorships usually have a such a stranglehold that it takes war or revolution to take them down.
Under the U.S. system [a Constitutionally-Limited Representative Democratic Republic], ALL politicians can be voted out, regardless of their political affiliation.

You are right about fascism, but I don't know anyone who would call the current system fascist.
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Old 10-29-2018, 10:28 PM   #24 (permalink)
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What voter suppression? In states that require ID's to vote, they provide free state-issued photo ID's for such purposes.
^ Do you ever watch Rachel Maddow? She takes a long time to make her points, but if you bear with this clip, she'll tell you in detail about the "dirty tricks" Republicans have been using to suppress votes in North Dakota, Texas and Georgia :-

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^ Do you ever watch Rachel Maddow? She takes a long time to make her points, but if you bear with this clip, she'll tell you in detail about the "dirty tricks" Republicans have been using to suppress votes in North Dakota, Texas and Georgia :-

No, I don't watch her. But I willl watch this clip.
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I made it 9 minutes deep into that video before blowing my head off. What does that earn me? LOL
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Old 10-29-2018, 10:47 PM   #27 (permalink)
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^ LOL ! Not sure what it earns you, [MERIT], unless it's this:-

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Lis, I'm curious what your thoughts are on the recent situation of non-citizens getting registered to vote for midterms in places like Texas and California recently.
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Old 10-30-2018, 01:28 AM   #29 (permalink)
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If you donít think whatís happening in GA is voter suppression you have no idea what the **** is going on.

Hereís some democracy for everyone:

Number of black female governors in American history: Zero.



I donít give a **** about third parties but hereís some math for everyone

1=1

One vote for a green or a libertarian increases their likelihood to win EXACTLY the same as one vote for anyone else. Writing on your own name increases the chances youíll win by as much voting for anyone else.

Thatís straight math and 100% indisputable. Any argument to the contrary is so stupid (no matter how commonly uttered) that I will not even entertain it. Thereís no possible way Iím wrong. If you disagree youíre ****ing retarded.

I also want to say **** you to everyone who votes. Itís your fault our government exists. Seriously, eat a dick.
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I would vote Democratic if I was a US citizen. Like Exo says on page 1 "I think the republicans are trying to end the f*cking world".



I only vote far left these days in Danish elections. Got my problems with left parties, but it's nothing compared to the right.
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