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Post by Cunt » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:10 am

JimC wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:15 am
A perfect example where the US obsession with leaving things to elected officials rather than some form of civil service leads to less democracy rather than more...
The feature that worries me most was mentioned in a recording by a politician in another thread, but I can't say it as well. I'll have a go.

We elect lawmakers, who delegate their authority to make laws to their sub-lieutenants. Those sub-lieutenants are not elected and not answerable to the electorate, but make policies which are the real exercised authority on many matters.

Our government has a regular scam where a person gets a job to do a thing, then they hire a consultant to do the thing, then they submit the thing. If the thing turns out to be shit, they promise to NOT renew the consultants contract, and write up a new RFP to find a new consultant (or the same consultant working for a new company with a new name)

It's almost impossible to blame anyone.
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Re: Problematic Stuff

Post by Scot Dutchy » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:59 am

JimC wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:15 am
A perfect example where the US obsession with leaving things to elected officials rather than some form of civil service leads to less democracy rather than more...
[sarcasm]America should use the third world system of a pot of ink dye that you stick your finger in once you have voted.[/sarcasm]
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https://www.quiet-corner.com/interestin ... oga-class/

Getting back to 'Problematic Stuff'...

This is awesome! I love that yoga is finally getting treated like the pretentious bullshit that it is.

For a long time, I have pronounced 'namaste' the way it is meant to - rhymes with 'nasty'

It's as hilariously transparent as their best pants.
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Seabass wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:33 pm
You are a Republican. You are a conservative, right-wing Republican. You are part of sickness that must be cured for the sake of humanity.
Seabass in the quote above makes me ashamed to be associated with the political left.

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Post by Seabass » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:49 pm

Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
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Post by Seabass » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:47 am

More #FAKENEWS about nonexistent voter suppression that definitely does not happen in the US.
Arrest throws Waller County voter registration dispute into further confusion
https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texa ... 297719.php

“They say, what party is he from?’” Siegel said. “I don’t know why that was relevant.”

Though Aronowitz was released, county officials kept his phone, according to Seger, the state House candidate.

...

Waller County is 70.5 percent white, according to Census data, while 82 percent of Prairie View A&M’s student body is black, university data from spring 2018 show. The county voted 63 to 34 percent for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in 2016.

...

Prairie View A&M and the county have a fraught history with voter registration issues. In a 1979 case that reached the U.S. Supreme Court, Prairie View students secured the right to vote on the college campus without filling out a residency questionnair.

Thirteen years later, a grand jury indicted 14 students on voting fraud charges that were later dropped, but prompted student marches. Then-state Sen. Rodney Ellis, a Houston Democrat, asked the Justice Department to investigate the charges.
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Post by JimC » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:22 am

So, which of these 3 is the biggest perversion of democracy in the US?

* gerrymandering electoral boundaries

* the electoral college system

* blatant and deliberate interference with the right to vote?
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Post by Sean Hayden » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:32 am

That most Americans don't vote surely. You kind of kill the point of democracy if you don't vote.
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Post by pErvinalia » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:33 am

Yeah.
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Post by JimC » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:38 am

Sean Hayden wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:32 am
That most Americans don't vote surely. You kind of kill the point of democracy if you don't vote.
How about a free pistol for every time you vote?
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Post by pErvinalia » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:39 am

They've all already got one of those. I'd make it a rocket launcher.. :tea:
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Post by Sean Hayden » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:48 am

I think voting should be mandatory.
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Post by pErvinalia » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:49 am

The only problem with mandatory voting is that you then get the real idiots voting. People who really should have no business in deciding the country's future.
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Re: Problematic Stuff

Post by Cunt » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:33 am

JimC wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:22 am
So, which of these 3 is the biggest perversion of democracy in the US?

* gerrymandering electoral boundaries

* the electoral college system

* blatant and deliberate interference with the right to vote?
How about all those voters who think the US is a democracy?

Or all those voters who have been tricked by one side or the other?

I saw a tweet that got pulled, fucking hilarious.
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Re: Problematic Stuff

Post by Scot Dutchy » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:33 am

Sean Hayden wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:48 am
I think voting should be mandatory.
Why mandatory? It would not help the situation. You would still have to fulfil the ridiculous requirements to vote.
Also you cant make it mandatory when you have not got a clue who is living in a district. If the district has been gerrymandered there is no point enforcing it. The ink dye is still looking the best alternative.

Federal elections needs a federal registration system. Voting everywhere should happen on the same terms.
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