USA Presidential Election 2012

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Who would you vote for?

Poll ended at 2012-11-08, 15:51

Image Barack Obama / Joe Biden (Democratic Party)
17
57%
Image Mitt Romney / Paul Ryan (Republican Party)
2
7%
Image Gary Johnson / James Gray (Libertarian Party)
2
7%
Image Jill Stein / Cheri Honkala (Green Party)
9
30%
Image Virgil Goode / Jim Clymer (Constitution Party)
0
No votes
Image Rocky Anderson / Luis J. Rodriguez (Justice Party)
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 30

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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby linguoboy » 2012-11-07, 20:39

Tenebrarum wrote:
linguoboy wrote:But what could they reasonably pivot on in order to pick up moderate Republicans?

Endorse Sarah Palin. Shower her with more money to get her to switch allegiance. Because soccer moms.

Last I heard from Palin, her reality show had been cancelled, her national tour was a flop, and her approval ratings were below 25%. So it would certainly be a low-cost strategy.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Lur » 2012-11-07, 22:34

So it seems that given the hard choice between imperialist capitalism and imperialist capitalism, the USA basically stick with the candidante that was slightly more sympathetic.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby linguoboy » 2012-11-07, 22:50

Luke wrote:So it seems that given the hard choice between imperialist capitalism and imperialist capitalism, the USA basically stick with the candidante that was slightly more sympathetic.

If by that you mean "the one who pledged to take away fewer basic human rights", then I think you're onto something.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Meera » 2012-11-23, 5:33

I'm late on this thread but I voted Obama.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby linguoboy » 2012-11-23, 5:41

Meera wrote:I'm late on this thread but I voted Obama.

He won, btw.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby JackFrost » 2012-11-23, 6:26

linguoboy wrote:
Meera wrote:I'm late on this thread but I voted Obama.

He won, btw.

So what? Shouldn't have to stop her from declaring which side she's on.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Tenebrarum » 2012-11-23, 6:54

JackFrost wrote:So what? Shouldn't have to stop her from declaring which side she's on.

Bet he would reply with "So what? Shouldn't have stop me from informing her about the result" or something along that line. :roll:
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Hoogstwaarschijnlijk » 2012-11-23, 10:06

I think linguoboy was actually funny there though.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Yasna » 2012-11-23, 15:23

I chuckled.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Michael » 2012-11-23, 17:50

Hoogstwaarschijnlijk wrote:I think linguoboy was actually funny there though.

He was? That comment seemed rather rude of him. :?
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Meera » 2012-12-18, 18:57

linguoboy wrote:
Meera wrote:I'm late on this thread but I voted Obama.

He won, btw.


Wow, that was rude.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby TheStrayCat » 2012-12-18, 19:28

Meera wrote:
linguoboy wrote:
Meera wrote:I'm late on this thread but I voted Obama.

He won, btw.


Wow, that was rude.


Oh, relax. Why can't we all assume good faith a bit more often?

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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Meera » 2012-12-19, 18:24

TheStrayCat wrote:
Meera wrote:
linguoboy wrote:
Meera wrote:I'm late on this thread but I voted Obama.

He won, btw.


Wow, that was rude.


Oh, relax. Why can't we all assume good faith a bit more often?


I'm useully calm on here, but that was just rude, I obviously knew he won, I was just contributing to the thread.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Kenny » 2012-12-20, 16:39

Linguoboy can sometimes say hurtful things but I don't think this was one of those times. Come on, 'twas just a joke, let it go. :)

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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Ashkhan » 2012-12-28, 20:36

I know the elections are already over, but still, my results:
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby JackFrost » 2012-12-29, 18:46

Mefi... You're simply deranged.

Don't let the vodka do the talking, ok?

Why am I saying that? Disregard that. Politics = shots of vodka always required.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Ashkhan » 2012-12-29, 19:42

In what way? By not having Obama on top?
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby JackFrost » 2012-12-29, 21:05

Not completely, but hey... it's not like I had a large selection while being a voter from a swing state. Wanted to keep Pennsylvania from Mitten's grasp. :wink:
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby ling » 2012-12-30, 3:53

Obama may be far from perfect, but he is substantially better, by orders of magnitude, than the nightmarish, soul-chilling, testicle-shriveling alternative: Rmoney.
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Re: USA Presidential Election 2012

Postby Kenny » 2012-12-31, 0:19

Yeah that guy is nuts. How the hell could you agree with him on 68% of things? That is physically impossible for a sane person such as yourself to do that...
And while Obama might not be the beacon of hope some are still expecting him to be, at least he doesn't fucking add banning gay marriage and abortion to the constitution and says "hey rich people you know what starting today you're exempt from taxes because yoooou are job creators and that totally doesn't work unless you pay less taxes than people who actually do some fucking work for their money instead of losing other people's assets and getting filthy rich from it - oh wait what, I did that? oh stop it now I'm blushing".


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