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Forum Post: I have a dream….too

Posted 2 years ago on Oct. 26, 2012, 7:43 a.m. EST by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ
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Let me share my current “dream” the Ds win the House, hold the Senate and Obama wins the Electoral Collage and Romney wins the popular vote, then this would happen in no time.

http://www.nationalpopularvote.com/index.php

PS if the people in Ohio really want to be left alone they would push this too.

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[-] 1 points by Ache4Change (3340) 2 years ago

I had a dream too when I was a younger man and I spent most of my life chasing it for me and my kids but that dream is in danger of becoming a nightmare. Now I don't believe that they will have an easier time than I had and I did not have it easy by any means. I'm scared for them but I never tell them that though. I 'Ache4Change'!

[-] 1 points by 99nproud (2697) 2 years ago

What do you think we should do?

[-] 1 points by Ache4Change (3340) 2 years ago

Stop giving in to the banks and corporations, stop expensive wars, stop letting the richest in our society call the shots all the time and let's give democracy a go! I think that is reasonable or is that too radical?

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

There was a brief time in the nineties I was hopeful.

[-] 1 points by Ache4Change (3340) 2 years ago

I had my best years under Clinton too! Then that twerp 'W' landed and it all started going to sh*t!

[-] 1 points by WSmith (1643) from Cornelius, OR 2 years ago

The fear of the people is what brought us the "Electoral College."

It's buffer effect does have some advantages.

To merely have not had to deal with the HORRORS of the REPUBLICON-1% Bush-Chenney disaster, I'm all in!

[-] 0 points by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

I think it was a matter of practicality (not to pick a fight)

You may have seen this not exactly on topic but close.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW9YaimyHro

[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 2 years ago

This is a great concept - ending the EFFECT of the electoral college
But their web site hides their simple solution OFF of their main page!


Under the National Popular Vote bill, all of the state's electoral votes would be awarded to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The bill would take effect only when enacted, in identical form, by states possessing a majority of the electoral votes—(270 of 538).

[-] 1 points by WSmith (1643) from Cornelius, OR 2 years ago

cryptic? difficult? not user friendly?

[-] 0 points by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

and they have 132 already when they hit 270 it goes into effect we need NY on this

(I agree the site needs help)

[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 2 years ago

They dont even have an email! I "signed up" as a volunteer - as the only way to contact them -
to email them with my comment about the site

[-] 0 points by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

The good thing about the GOP is they are easy to manipulate this could be a good year for the movement with a little push and a little luck.

[-] 0 points by BetsyRoss (-744) 2 years ago

Yeah? If they are so easy to manipulate, why are the Democrats always complaining about them?

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

I was referring to GOP voters.

[-] 0 points by WSmith (1643) from Cornelius, OR 2 years ago

On the GOP topic: they copy us, but really REALLY badly.

Clinton ~ Palin

Obama ~ Steele

Bush failure ~ Obama failure

??? ~ ???

[-] 2 points by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

They have collected together the most gullible of Americans and gave them a party to believe in.

[-] 1 points by WSmith (1643) from Cornelius, OR 2 years ago

What ever works!!!

As long as the redistribution to the top 1% is UNINTERRUPTED!!!

And we keep pulling each other down like crabs in a bucket.

[-] 0 points by factsrfun (6463) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

on the other hand something that's sort of cool about it is that it is a state by state thing, if you can find local reps that are aware of it, state reps are not so hard to meet here face to face

(maybe somebody could help them with the "new social medium")

[-] -1 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 2 years ago

I have a dream not I have a drone strike

[-] -3 points by podman73 (-652) 2 years ago

You sound like a butt-hurt party hack.