Obama will not win

Discussion in 'Free Speech Alley' started by LSUTiga, May 8, 2012.

  1. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    Jack handey?

    Yes the general populace is stupid. Has been this way for a long time. This is why we have to make this country smarter. However the hell we do that I don't know but you kinda have to start from the bottom.
     
  2. martin

    martin Banned Forever

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    There is a book called the myth of the rational voter, I am on the waiting list for it at queens library, I expect I will be screaming wi delight during the whole book

    The quote is mencken, the greatest quote maker tha ever lived.
     
  3. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    I knew the quote. I don't like to come off as smug as you. I am one with our forum. Never heard of the book though.

    How soon before everyone can vote online or some expedient electronic way ie, their cell phone. Poor folks do au not have cars but they gots iphones.

    Seems ridiculous voting methods have hardly changed in centuries given the explosion in technology. I guess it just means old white dudes are still running the country regardless the president.
     
  4. martin

    martin Banned Forever

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    In New York we are going backwards from touch screens to paper ballots
     
  5. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    Yeah and 4 hour lines kinda suck. I don't care so much how if I don't have to wait.
     
  6. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    Also this blind loyalty thing is kinda scary in real time. People are lunatics.
     
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    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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    Wrong again.
     
  8. martin

    martin Banned Forever

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    I said decent chance how was I wrong.
     
  9. HalloweenRun

    HalloweenRun I'll try to be nicer, if you try to be smarter!

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    The dumber the nation gets, and it has been headed that way a long time, the more attractive hot button, black and white (contrast, not race) become to the ignorant. A couple of ideas they can grasps will get their vote. I am talkin such things as abortion, free money, that sort of stuff. Macro Econ, the nuances of foreign policy, the complexity of environmental interaction, escape the majority. They find proxies, often self serving proxies, to rally around. Sad. I bet T. Jefferson is rolling in his grave. Probably pretty pissed off.
     
  10. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    If so hes been pissed off for a long long time.
     

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