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Old October 31st, 2017, 06:34 AM   #21
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As I understand it, Mrs Clinton got far more votes.
Yes she did...about 2.8 million.
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Old October 31st, 2017, 08:45 AM   #22
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As I understand it, Mrs Clinton got far more votes.
You would be mistaken Donald Trump got 306 votes and Hillary Clinton got 232.
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Old October 31st, 2017, 08:47 AM   #23
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Yes she did...about 2.8 million.
There are only 538 electors.
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Old October 31st, 2017, 09:55 AM   #24
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You would be mistaken Donald Trump got 306 votes and Hillary Clinton got 232.
I was thinking of the sort of votes you get in a democracy, forgetting your aristocratic system.
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Old October 31st, 2017, 07:41 PM   #25
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I was thinking of the sort of votes you get in a democracy, forgetting your aristocratic system.

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Old October 31st, 2017, 09:54 PM   #26
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I was thinking of the sort of votes you get in a democracy, forgetting your aristocratic system.
Aristocratic? Our nation is a constitutional republic.
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Old November 1st, 2017, 11:58 AM   #27
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As I understand it, Mrs Clinton got far more votes.
that's good for bragging rights for sore losers in a country that utilizes an electoral college.

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Old November 1st, 2017, 12:03 PM   #28
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that's good for bragging rights for sore losers in a country that utilizes an electoral college.

It is also accurate.
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Old November 1st, 2017, 12:08 PM   #29
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Aye, but that 'n two pounds 'ill get ye a cup o' tea, north of Rhondda, eh mate?
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Old November 1st, 2017, 12:27 PM   #30
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Aye, but that 'n two pounds 'ill get ye a cup o' tea, north of Rhondda, eh mate?
Yup...but still accurate. Pretty sure everyone knows Trump won and is President....HillBill just had more people vote for her.
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Old November 1st, 2017, 01:22 PM   #31
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Yup...but still accurate. Pretty sure everyone knows Trump won and is President....HillBill just had more people vote for her.
More people that only represent 232 electoral votes. Appealing to people in New York and California is not difficult
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Old November 5th, 2017, 02:59 PM   #32
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Aristocratic? Our nation is a constitutional republic.
The Empire of Augustus Caesar was also a constitutional republic --- IN FORM !!!

The reality was quite different --- just as it is in the "republic" of the American Oligarchs, who wage constant, unremitting, savage class-warfare against the masses whom they are determined to either control or destroy.
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Old November 5th, 2017, 04:26 PM   #33
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The Empire of Augustus Caesar was also a constitutional republic --- IN FORM !!!

The reality was quite different --- just as it is in the "republic" of the American Oligarchs, who wage constant, unremitting, savage class-warfare against the masses whom they are determined to either control or destroy.
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So you believe the news media is an oligarchy? I'm not particularly fond of them but they don't have control of the nation.
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Old November 6th, 2017, 05:11 PM   #34
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So you believe the news media is an oligarchy? I'm not particularly fond of them but they don't have control of the nation.
It is the people who OWN the media (and just about everything else) who constitute the Oligarchy --- not at all their gibbering minions who spin the lies which most people uncritically accept.
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Old November 6th, 2017, 08:13 PM   #35
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It is the people who OWN the media (and just about everything else) who constitute the Oligarchy --- not at all their gibbering minions who spin the lies which most people uncritically accept.
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A big paragraph saying what I said in two words.

Your point is...?
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