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Old 11-06-2012, 10:29 PM
 
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it's over for america, so it doesn't matter.

romney won the popular vote, (at least so far) and it doesn't make a bit of difference.
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:39 PM
 
Location: Earth
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...Ron Paul
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:42 PM
 
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Republicans like Romney are the dinosaurs of the modern age.

Romeny and Palin - what a joke, no wonder they lost, lol!
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:45 PM
 
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Don't be so pessimistic. The best thing now would be for this country to divide into 2 or 3 different countries, and the election map shows pretty much how the divisions should be. We're closer to that than almost ever.

Much of the country is solidly against Obama and his socialism. He lost the popular vote by a very large number. We didn't get another liberal neo-con Republican in the White House. Slight moves away from the current course really aren't what it's going to to take to get this nation back on track, we need a major overhaul.
He's actually winning the popular vote. What station are you watching?
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:47 PM
 
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it's over for america, so it doesn't matter.

romney won the popular vote, (at least so far) and it doesn't make a bit of difference.
Romney didn't win the popular vote, Obama is in the lead and climbing. And in case you all forget, Al Gore won the popular vote in 2000 and Bush won the Presidency.

But I guess it's ok when a Republican does it huh?
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:56 PM
 
Location: Murika
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Yeah that pesky free speech thing...they ain't fans of it.
So, you are all pissy about the election. That's fine. However, you don't even understand such a fundamental principle as "free speech" - as you aptly demonstrated with your comment. (Hint: It has to do with government restricting speech and NOT with privately owned businesses...).

It makes me wonder what else you do not understand. Alas, since freedom of speech is such a simple concept, I gather that there is a WHOLE LOT that escapes your comprehension.

Here you go - educate yourself:

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights. The amendment prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:01 AM
 
Location: the ass of nowhere (the midwest)
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Don't be so pessimistic. The best thing now would be for this country to divide into 2 or 3 different countries, and the election map shows pretty much how the divisions should be. We're closer to that than almost ever.

Much of the country is solidly against Obama and his socialism. He lost the popular vote by a very large number. We didn't get another liberal neo-con Republican in the White House. Slight moves away from the current course really aren't what it's going to to take to get this nation back on track, we need a major overhaul.
I seriously think this is already starting to happen and it's inherent in the Republican Party. While failing to make an impact/win elections at the senatorial or presidential level, the Tea Party is succeeding in influencing and winning elections at the congressional, gubernatorial and other state-level offices. I predict that the RNC will purge itself of the tea party and nominate another moderate/faux conservative for president in 2016 as well as more moderate Republicans for senate seats. However I also don't see the Tea Party going away and hence, red states will remain under it's control and Congress will remain under it's influence.

I believe this rift in the GOP is a pre-cursor to what has slowly but surely taking over throughout the country. I wouldn't be surprised if we start to see a similar rift occur in the Democratic Party. Perhaps between the white/non-religious lattee liberals and the inner city minority wings of the party?? Increasing economic disparity, racial/cultural, and religious differences between Americans from state to state, will inevitably lead to a break down in our union. Inner city minorities feel estranged from America and, despite the first black president, remain pessimistic. Racial tension between blacks and hispanics in particular will intensify. The rural conservative white majority will become a mathematical minority themselves and will grow increasingly frustrated with an increasingly watered-down, liberal activist government. Aggressive self-avowed Atheists/Agnostics will increase their ranks and so will rampant, emotionally-charged religious churches. A single nation cannot house all of this diversity and radicalism. It will start to break up.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:12 AM
 
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Appalachia went heavily for Romney, but many there can't really accept the economic reality that natural gas is dirt cheap and most utilities are switching away from coal. Mining jobs have increased in the region over the past few years and they do have an export market to China. Time to diversify the economy in those places.
One time I was hanging out with this dude from WV. I said "another West Virginian once told me there's only two ways out: the military and federal prison."

"I hitchhiked out", he answered.

I'd say the writing's on the wall....
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:16 AM
 
Location: Texas
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You are 2 for 2 on lousy candidates America hates! Enjoy 4 more years of Obama and hopefully the last 4 years of this country. IF by some crap chance America survives maybe next time you won't play the games and switch delegates and refuse to seat legally elected ones,rig elections etc etc...my work is done...Willard lost I am happy.
Um, I am not for either candidate.
But this post is stupid because
a. it's inflammatory and unnecessary
and
b. it was a REALLY close race...so I don't really think you can say "America hates" either candidate

What I hope this will tell the GOP is that it is time to cut loose their right-wing religious whack jobs. Or their party will continue to toilet.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:38 AM
 
Location: the ass of nowhere (the midwest)
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Um, I am not for either candidate.
But this post is stupid because
a. it's inflammatory and unnecessary
and
b. it was a REALLY close race...so I don't really think you can say "America hates" either candidate

What I hope this will tell the GOP is that it is time to cut loose their right-wing religious whack jobs. Or their party will continue to toilet.
I personally know alto of these "religious wackos" and they haven't been nearly as enthusiastic about these last 2 as they were about bush. Remind me which of those three won 2 elections again?
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