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lol im just reading a book about virginia actually. Thats a wierd coincidence.

Scottish elections soon (less than a week).

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lol im just reading a book about virginia actually. Thats a wierd coincidence.

Scottish elections soon (less than a week).

Watch what you say about Virginia -- that's my sister.:D :D

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Isnt that what most texans vote?

hah.. most texans are hard core conservatives.. Texas is the reddest state in the union! (red=republicans and blue=democrats, for all you brits out there!;))

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Blair = labour

Im going to university in scotland hopefully so thats where ill register to vote (have house there). Up there its basically between The Liberal Democrats, Labour and the SNP

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@ the follwing conversation:

(red=republicans and blue=democrats, for all you brits out there!;))

Ahh, here blue = conservative party, red = new labour.

lol really? The complete opposite.. interesting..

IIRC the basic platform for American conservatives and British conservatives are also approximately opposite in nature. Makes political discussions really confusing on an international forum. I'm typically not very interested in politics though, so don't quote me on that.

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Yea, American politics isn't as extreme as British politics.. The many different British parties have very different beliefs on how the govt. should be run.. Whenever power shifts from the dems to the repubs here in America, there is little difference in the running of the govt.

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I want to know when the colors got reversed?

When I was a kid, red was Democrat, and blue was Republican. That's because the letters of the color were found in the name:

DEmocrRat rEpUBLican

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It would be much nicer if we had a truly fair election system. The Plurality Voting System now in use tends to favor the oddball candidate when more than two candidates run.

Google "the Independent Voting System" (with the quotes) to see a truly fair election system.

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It would be much nicer if we had a truly fair election system. The Plurality Voting System now in use tends to favor the oddball candidate when more than two candidates run.

Google "the Independent Voting System" (with the quotes) to see a truly fair election system.

While the independent voting system is a truely fair election, it's not to say that our current system strives for that. I recall very distinctiy that Jefferson and other Fouding Fathers viewed the general public with discontent--for that reason, we are a democratic republic, and not a democracy.

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I want to know when the colors got reversed?

My conspiracy theory? Red is more generally associated with socialist politics, and since the mainstream media is generally socialist, an active attempt is being made to influence an election by reversal of intent so as to infer fascism on the right. :D

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Don't know yet. Leaning towards Obama, but that depends on how far Hillary goes. Don't know enough about anyone else's platforms yet.

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Yeah... I think it would kind of be good to have Hillary as President, just because her husband would be right there with her, and he was a pretty good president in my opinion. (Besides the whole scandal situation..)

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Yeah... I think it would kind of be good to have Hillary as President, just because her husband would be right there with her

To me that sounds like a very poor reason. Are you betting on a horse you think can't win the race (translation: your first choice being someone you don't think can do the job)?

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To me that sounds like a very poor reason. Are you betting on a horse you think can't win the race (translation: your first choice being someone you don't think can do the job)?

No...

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Then why should Bill even enter into the discussion?

Because he's her husband.
And I've heard a lot of people talking about how they want to vote for her just because they know that it would bring Bill back into the picture.

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