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Old 05-10-2018, 01:27 PM
 
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Can't say I'm surprised. They don't have a message. They can't even get running an anti-trump agenda right.

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Washington (CNN)The generic congressional ballot has continued to tighten, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, with the Democrats' edge over Republicans within the poll's margin of sampling error for the first time this cycle.

About six months out from Election Day, 47% of registered voters say they back the Democratic candidate in their district, 44% back the Republican. Voters also are divided almost evenly over whether the country would be better off with the Democrats in control of Congress (31%) or with the GOP in charge (30%). A sizable 34% -- including nearly half of independent voters (48%) -- say it doesn't matter which party controls Congress.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/09/polit...ows/index.html
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:30 PM
 
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I will wait and see what happens in November and we will respond accordingly. As it is, Blue states need to simply work with other blue states and exclude red states whenever possible. Blue states should focus on hiring the best candidates from other blue states, grow food locally and buy locally. Make this a quiet economic war - not declared - but equally effective. Turn Trump supporters into an economic island.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:32 PM
 
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Let's not forget that the Russians clearly helped Donald Trump get in office and he didn't win the majority of the votes. either.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Prezidont Cheeto Bonespurs was elected by the Electoral College.....actual votes will matter in the fall elections or did you forget that Hillary had 3 Million more votes?

It's a numbers game .
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:35 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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I will wait and see what happens in November and we will respond accordingly. As it is, Blue states need to simply work with other blue states and exclude red states whenever possible. Blue states should focus on hiring the best candidates from other blue states, grow food locally and buy locally. Make this a quiet economic war - not declared - but equally effective. Turn Trump supporters into an economic island.
Ha, Red states would simply sanction how any of it gets moved. No trucks, no railroads. Have fun flying in your food. Good luck growing wheat on the coast.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:42 PM
 
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Ha, Red states would simply sanction how any of it gets moved. No trucks, no railroads. Have fun flying in your food. Good luck growing wheat on the coast.
Blue states have money and can buy globally. And we can grow plenty of food locally. I would put my money on educated blue states over red state Trump worship any day of the week. Blue states do not need to rely on red states to transport anything when they are growing food locally and imports come to the coasts so if anyone is depending on anything, it's red states hoping product makes it to the middle. The reality is, red states depend a great deal on agriculture and farm subsidies. Blue states excel in tech, entertainment, finance, solar, wind, hydro, education, retail, environmental, healthcare and so much more. All they need to do is target business toward other blue states and make this a quiet economic war with silent "sanctions". Break flyover country quietly. And since flyover country considers education "elitist", it would not be difficult to do. It would be interesting to watch flyover country become an economic island where not only are foreign countries not buying their agriculture, neither are blue states.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:43 PM
 
Location: California
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The democratic mafia also wants a permanent hold on power:

Blue states rally to upend Electoral College, with addition of Connecticut | Fox News

Because, you know, if you can't win with a compelling platform, simply rig the system to force a win.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:46 PM
 
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The democratic mafia also wants to rig the elections:

Blue states rally to upend Electoral College, with addition of Connecticut | Fox News

Because if you can't win with a compelling platform, manipulate the system to guarantee a win.
The system is already being manipulated. Wyoming voters have almost four times the voting power of California voters. And nothing is more motivating to the GOP than gerrymandering districts.

Right now, the GOP has far far far more representation through gerrymandering than actual voter representation. A GOP designed district will draw a line around every urban or minority voter in order to reduce them to a single district and will create a dozen rural districts to overrepresent the GOP. That's what happened with the 2010 elections and we've been living the result ever since.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:53 PM
 
Location: California
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The system is already being manipulated. Wyoming voters have almost four times the voting power of California voters. And nothing is more motivating to the GOP than gerrymandering districts.

Right now, the GOP has far far far more representation through gerrymandering than actual voter representation. A GOP designed district will draw a line around every urban or minority voter in order to reduce them to a single district and will create a dozen rural districts to overrepresent the GOP. That's what happened with the 2010 elections and we've been living the result ever since.
But see, here's the thing... under the electoral system, election wins have been relatively evenly split, giving both sides a chance to run the country. It gives less populated states a voice, and last I checked, this is a nation comprised of states, each of which should have a meaningful say in how the entire country is run.

A popular vote system would tilt election wins almost 100% towards democrats, which, let's face it, is your only motivation for wanting to go to that system.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:58 PM
 
Location: Nebraska
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The Democrats don't really even have a platform except for Identity politics and to separate American's by group's.

Democrats want to run on a platform of huge increases in social programs, but they know that is not possible because of the huge increase in expenditures over the next decade needed. So they basically, can only run on emotions and try to anger their base into voting with fake, made-up lies.

President Trump had the most productive first year in office of any President in history in my opinion: Massive tax cuts, countries respect America now, manufacturing surging, construction surging, huge increase in Oil drilled from American ground.

Barack Obama first year was a joke in comparison. All he did was increase debt and give corporate bailouts his first year.

Many Democratic cities are complete social and moral decay with massive homeless population's, people in mental and physical distress everywhere with few resources, tremendous amounts of illegal aliens overwhelming the system and taking jobs from American's. Lots of senior-citizens are also very close to homelessness as the Democrats take so much of their Social Security for property taxes for handouts and union giveaways.

American's are smart and don't want America to turn into a Skid Row in LA or Tenderloin in San Francisco which is like a third-world county which is what the country will look like if American's vote Democratic.



The Democrats want to run on emotion, rather than logic. President Trump governs with logic, Democrats want to govern based on emotions like anger and rage.
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