What's America's problem? Page 153

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  • LeoliansBro 7 Nov 2012 06:15:46 41,865 posts
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    Because in America a black man only has authority if white men stand behind him?

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • El_MUERkO 7 Nov 2012 06:16:14 16,836 posts
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    Khanivor wrote:
    If it was the Hispanics who swung this election for Obama hows come none of them are at the victory rally?
    they are, they're in the kitchen

    *BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM*

    /racialistism!
  • Deleted user 7 November 2012 06:17:19
    They'd be in the garden, surely.
  • El_MUERkO 7 Nov 2012 06:20:50 16,836 posts
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    jees meme, way to drag it into the gutter
  • Khanivor 7 Nov 2012 06:22:06 39,891 posts
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    Yeah, they are still putting the finishing touches on the roof.
  • Khanivor 7 Nov 2012 06:22:19 39,891 posts
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  • LeoliansBro 7 Nov 2012 06:27:43 41,865 posts
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    .

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Toonster 7 Nov 2012 06:37:46 6,821 posts
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    Obama about to give his speech.

    3DS: 0361-6951-2609 (Tom)

  • El_MUERkO 7 Nov 2012 06:59:39 16,836 posts
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    barnstorming end to that speech. bra-FUCKING-vo!
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 7 Nov 2012 07:01:15 36,283 posts
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    You'd never see a room full of people cheering like that for David Cameron. Or the ticker tape for that matter.

    I totally called it.
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  • Mola_Ram 7 Nov 2012 08:06:00 6,242 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    You'd never see a room full of people cheering like that for David Cameron. Or the ticker tape for that matter.
    Not necessarily a bad thing though. American elections and presidents do have something of a cult of personality around them.
  • FWB 7 Nov 2012 08:12:33 41,980 posts
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    Disappointing. No zombie apocalypse. :(

    You'd never see a room full of people cheering like that for David Cameron. Or the ticker tape for that matter.
    Because we're not naive enough to believe it makes much difference which wanker is the figurehead.
  • FWB 7 Nov 2012 08:26:17 41,980 posts
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    Ohh well done Colorado and Washington. Nice work.
  • Deckard1 7 Nov 2012 08:27:14 25,414 posts
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    So which one of these two was a lizard?

    Called it

  • Load_2.0 7 Nov 2012 08:43:28 18,201 posts
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    The one that isn't a muslim.
  • skuzzbag 7 Nov 2012 09:15:10 5,483 posts
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    USLOL

  • MrDigital 7 Nov 2012 09:28:55 1,866 posts
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    Only 39% of white Americans voted Obama.

    Formerly TheStylishHobo and Geesh.

  • X201 7 Nov 2012 09:34:26 14,698 posts
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    Geesh wrote:
    Only 39% of white Americans voted Obama.
    Are these polls by the same people who said it would be neck and neck?
  • monkman76 7 Nov 2012 09:38:40 3,398 posts
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    Exit polls are generally more accurate though aren't they?

    Also - 39% of white voters, not white Americans in general.
  • Feanor 7 Nov 2012 10:34:02 13,921 posts
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    Interesting article from a conservative explaining why Fox News and right wing pollsters got their election predictions so wrong.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-ziegler/romney-loss-conservative-media_b_2084911.html
  • LetsGo 7 Nov 2012 11:31:22 5,074 posts
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    So, as it looks like Mitt won the 'popular vote', does this mean AV supporters think Mitt should be US president considering more voters voted for him rather than Obama?
  • AcidSnake 7 Nov 2012 11:34:19 7,145 posts
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    @LetsGo:
    Source? CNN's giving Obama as comfortably ahead in the popular vote...

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  • LetsGo 7 Nov 2012 11:42:58 5,074 posts
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    AcidSnake wrote:
    @LetsGo:
    Source? CNN's giving Obama as comfortably ahead in the popular vote...
    By no means over yet, and he may well indeed end up winning ahead of Romney, but if Romney wins the popular vote, do AV supporters feel that he should be president?
  • glaeken 7 Nov 2012 11:46:10 10,977 posts
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    It seems like as George W lost the popular vote as well it won't affect Obama too much if he does lose it. Of course it will go down very well with the likes of Fox news but they are just preaching to the converted anyway.

    @Feanor That makes sense. You can see with a lot of tea party types they find it difficult to conceive that not everyone agrees with them. They would seem very susceptible to confirmation bias.

    Edited by glaeken at 11:49:20 07-11-2012
  • disusedgenius 7 Nov 2012 11:46:58 5,142 posts
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    AV still uses districts, doesn't it? I think you're thinking of PR there.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 7 Nov 2012 11:49:42 24,565 posts
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    Not even LetsGo himself knows what he's thinking when it comes to political threads.

    I'd just stick to obituaries.
  • AcidSnake 7 Nov 2012 11:50:34 7,145 posts
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    CNN still have him ahead by 2.4 million though...Not a small number...

    In any case if the popular vote decided who would be president there's no way they would have battled it out so much in the swing states so the numbers would be different...

    Though in principle I agree that the popular vote should trump all...

    What's AV stand for?

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  • TheSaint 7 Nov 2012 11:51:56 13,629 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    You'd never see a room full of people cheering like that for David Cameron. Or the ticker tape for that matter.
    CNN were saying that in order to get a ticket for that event you had to be a Chicago Obama campaign worker who had voluntarily done two canvassing trips off your own back in one of the swing states.

    It was hardly the spontaneous celebration some of the news outlets have been making it out to be.
  • disusedgenius 7 Nov 2012 11:53:52 5,142 posts
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    AcidSnake wrote:
    What's AV stand for?
    Alternative Vote: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instant-runoff_voting

    Basically the same system we use for EMPs.

    Edit: In the UK anyway.

    Edited by disusedgenius at 11:54:17 07-11-2012
  • LetsGo 7 Nov 2012 11:54:50 5,074 posts
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    It's easy to target me and ignore the question of alternative voting systems, it was a genuine question. I assumed replies would be like that, as a lot of people only want voting reforms 'when it suits their views'.

    @AcidSnake I tend to stay clear my American sites as they all have their own motives, let's see what the final result shows, hopefully a Obama win!
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