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« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2004, 01:29:37 pm »
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« Reply #16 on: November 04, 2004, 02:23:48 pm »
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The division was so sharp, and so even, that there can only be one solution:

The blue states cede from the red.  We get The Northeast, California & Hawaii.  Y'all motherfuckers can have the south & The midwest.

Cf: Mad Dog, Texas in Illuminatus!  That's our gameplan.  Let's get to it.

It's not like they'd want us around, anyway.


unfortunately, there's no way in hell they'd let Cali go, or New England (except maybe Maine, but we'd be fucked on our own anyway)...but Washington and Oregon could probably pull it off if there was enough collective resolve, which of course, there never will be.... 8)


*cough* New Hampshire *cough*

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« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2004, 02:55:08 pm »
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The division was so sharp, and so even, that there can only be one solution:

The blue states cede from the red.  We get The Northeast, California & Hawaii.  Y'all motherfuckers can have the south & The midwest.

Cf: Mad Dog, Texas in Illuminatus!  That's our gameplan.  Let's get to it.

It's not like they'd want us around, anyway.


unfortunately, there's no way in hell they'd let Cali go, or New England (except maybe Maine, but we'd be fucked on our own anyway)...but Washington and Oregon could probably pull it off if there was enough collective resolve, which of course, there never will be.... 8)


*cough* New Hampshire *cough*

*in drunken French accent* Viver la revolishun!


no offense, but I view New Hampshire as an unfortunate strip of land that I have to pass through on my way to Boston....your entire state has betrayed it's motto...the only saving grace you have is that your liquor store is wicked, wicked awesome...but you are NOT living free, and yet, you still live...that said, it is (un)certainly not a reflection on you as a person...all those with a revolutionary bent are welcome in the NSRA...especially those who live less than a 6 hour drive from me... 8)
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« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2004, 08:03:16 pm »
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Re: The cause of Bush's victory, or, the death of the Dems.
« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2004, 03:16:50 am »
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<snip>

This, to me, signals the beginning of the end for my party. Fact is, the Dems have been going downhill since 1963...

<snip>

Any thoughts?



I'm still struggling with the concept of you admitting to an actual party affiliation. You always struck me as a 'don't stick no label on me, dammit' kind of a guy...

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« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2004, 04:33:28 am »
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<snip>

This, to me, signals the beginning of the end for my party. Fact is, the Dems have been going downhill since 1963...

<snip>

Any thoughts?



I'm still struggling with the concept of you admitting to an actual party affiliation. You always struck me as a 'don't stick no label on me, dammit' kind of a guy...

-CF


When you have a force for evil like the GOP, you'd better support whatever group has the best chance of beating them.

Besides, the Dems are FUNNIER.
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« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2004, 04:54:55 am »
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Quote from: The Good Reverend Roger
<snip>

This, to me, signals the beginning of the end for my party. Fact is, the Dems have been going downhill since 1963...

<snip>

Any thoughts?



I'm still struggling with the concept of you admitting to an actual party affiliation. You always struck me as a 'don't stick no label on me, dammit' kind of a guy...

-CF


When you have a force for evil like the GOP, you'd better support whatever group has the best chance of beating them.

Besides, the Dems are FUNNIER.



1. Point. Not exactly the Party of Lincoln anymore, huh? Hell, the party of Lincoln wasn't the party of... well, you know.

2. Well, duh... The dems have Barney Frank. The funniest guy the GOP has is the Idiot in Chief, and he doesn't mean to be... and anymore, I can't enjoy laughing at him, cause it's just gotten so pathetic...

5. Even so, though I might vote democratic more often than not, I wouldn't consider them 'my' party... I mean, it's not like they're actually going to be part of the solution. That notwithstanding, you get no argument from me about laying the current state of affairs squarely at the Grand Old Party's feet.
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« Reply #24 on: November 09, 2004, 05:46:22 am »
I just registered Democrat so I could vote in primaries too. I take "Vote early, vote often" very seriously you know.  :lol:

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« Reply #25 on: November 09, 2004, 05:49:38 am »
I live deep in GOP country in SW FL. The dems don't have primaries here. They try not to draw the short straw.
All I knew, all I believed
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Scramble to reach higher ground,
Order and sanity,
Something to comfort me.

I take what is mine, and hold what is mine,
Suffocate what is mine, and bury what's mine.
Soon the water will come
And claim what is mine.
I must leave it behind,
And climb to a new place now.

This ground is not the rock I thought it to be.


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And we become what we hate
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« Reply #26 on: November 09, 2004, 10:52:17 am »
Ah, Florida, America's Wang...

See, this is why we need a MASSIVE overhaul of the elections system in the US. Every time I turn around I find a new example of stupidity. So, in FL, Democrats don't have primaries?

And in OR, where I am, only Dems and Reps get to vote in Presidential primaries - if you're any other party, your ballot doesn't have that race on it.

And what's weirder, last spring, when people tried to go from Green to Dem or Independent to Dem so they could vote in the Pres primary, their registrations got "lost" or "goofed," a friend of mine got a ballot with the outer envelope having her current address, her ballot having an address she hadn't lived at in like, 7 years, and her party as Green, when she had sent in a card changing to Democrat, they said "oh we must have been working from old information there" and she said "then explain how you have my new ADDRESS but not my new PARTY" and they advised her to destroy the incorrect ballot, she said "Oh no, that's EVIDENCE." She still has it.

It's totally fucked, when every state can set its own rules and none of them have to jive with each other. France is laughing at us you know, because we have so many different methods of voting in all our different states and then we wonder why we have screwy elections...

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« Reply #27 on: November 09, 2004, 11:06:08 am »
We need to elect Cthulhu.

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« Reply #28 on: November 09, 2004, 07:46:34 pm »
i know it sucks that Bush got elected, but I hardly see this as the death of the democratic party.  Almost half of the population expressed displeasure with Bush.  this was by no means a landslide for him.  

the pendulum has swung in the direction of the GOP, but this will not always be the case.  The more things get fucked up in Iraq, the harder it will be to conceal it.  When this happens, the GOP will get the boot and the Dems will take over for awhile.  

there is nothing the GOP can do that we can't undo.

In some ways, I wouldn't mind seeing the Dems die, but only if it meant true multi-party reform was the end result of such a demise.

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« Reply #29 on: November 09, 2004, 10:03:45 pm »
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i know it sucks that Bush got elected, but I hardly see this as the death of the democratic party.  Almost half of the population expressed displeasure with Bush.  this was by no means a landslide for him.


Yes, but that's saying they disliked Bush, not that they liked Kerry, or what's happened to the Democrats. Things are becoming too entrenched. I'd like to see a third party, too.
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