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Massacure Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-05 05:43 PM
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26. No shit sherlock. Every states gets the same amount of senators.
It's been that way for 216 years.
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  -45 DEM Senators Represent 3.4 Million More than 55 Republicans maxrandb  Apr-22-05 11:31 AM   #0 
  - I recently read that the Dems represent 161 million, the R's 131million  LisaM   Apr-22-05 11:33 AM   #1 
  - Not quite.  Pacifist Patriot   Apr-22-05 11:39 AM   #3 
  - I think that calculation takes split states and gives the total to both  beyurslf   Apr-22-05 12:21 PM   #10 
  - Why Progressives Lose: Affirmative Action for Conservatives  Roland99   Apr-22-05 11:36 AM   #2 
  - That's why they are called "Senators" and not "representatives"  Jacobin   Apr-22-05 11:39 AM   #4 
  - Has nothing to do with gerrymandering  question everything   Apr-22-05 11:45 AM   #6 
     - Gerrymandering has a LOT to do with representatives not  Jacobin   Apr-22-05 01:17 PM   #15 
  - this is an excellent talking point  DemBeans   Apr-22-05 11:40 AM   #5 
  - I believe we should have National senators!  RedCloud   Apr-22-05 12:02 PM   #7 
  - Because the way the senate is set up.  GOPBasher   Apr-22-05 12:02 PM   #8 
  - Each state gets two Senators to represent the State's interests  Roland99   Apr-22-05 12:32 PM   #13 
     - I don't think that's fair, though.  GOPBasher   Apr-22-05 01:05 PM   #14 
        - States have their own concerns  Roland99   Apr-22-05 01:38 PM   #18 
  - start a "draft puerto rico" campaign  morgan2   Apr-22-05 12:05 PM   #9 
  - What did you do with Jeffords?  Lone Pawn   Apr-22-05 12:24 PM   #11 
  - He Caucuses (sp) with the Dems, so I counted him with us.  maxrandb   Apr-22-05 12:30 PM   #12 
  - I mentioned this to a  ngreene   Apr-22-05 01:33 PM   #16 
  - Hi ngreene!!  newyawker99   Apr-22-05 05:17 PM   #22 
  - I would like to redo your analysis  cally   Apr-22-05 01:37 PM   #17 
  - Which is precisely the reason the Senate is a deliberative body as  Walt Starr   Apr-22-05 02:20 PM   #19 
  - This is no suprise to me...  Endangered Specie   Apr-22-05 02:24 PM   #20 
  - "Well, we're a Republic, not a Democracy!"  Telly Savalas   Apr-22-05 02:42 PM   #21 
  - We're a democracy, period.  Tactical Progressive   Apr-22-05 05:23 PM   #23 
     - I don't let it slide. It's a meaningless statement that dodges the issue.  Telly Savalas   Apr-22-05 05:44 PM   #27 
  - Great statistics  Tactical Progressive   Apr-22-05 05:24 PM   #24 
  - A better calculation  TorchesAndPitchforks   Apr-22-05 05:32 PM   #25 
  - No shit sherlock. Every states gets the same amount of senators.  Massacure   Apr-22-05 05:43 PM   #26 

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