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bywho4who Donating Member (294 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-07-05 10:31 PM
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15. Vote for state Senator
Why the hell did they even start this lame ass thinking it's your state appoint the best person for the job. you know the one that doesn't steal!
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  -Why do we allow Senators and Congressmen to run for president? shance  Mar-07-05 06:43 PM   #0 
  - Because they meet the Constitution's requirements to run. n/t  Cuban_Liberal   Mar-07-05 06:44 PM   #1 
  - Some do. Some don't. Dennis didn't, a sign of his integrity.  genius   Mar-09-05 12:49 AM   #26 
  - They also know how the system works  Warpy   Mar-07-05 06:45 PM   #2 
  - Because this is (still) America? n/t  globalvillage   Mar-07-05 06:45 PM   #3 
  - Please explain to me what in the world that means.  shance   Mar-07-05 06:58 PM   #5 
     - Means almost anyone including the local dog catcher can run for Pres...  OneTwentyoNine   Mar-07-05 07:10 PM   #6 
        - Id actually be cool with dog catchers running, its the Congress Im  shance   Mar-07-05 07:15 PM   #8 
  - The problem is incumbency NOT being a legislator.  ProgressiveConn   Mar-07-05 06:51 PM   #4 
  - Who was the last Senator or Congressman that won?  LiberalFighter   Mar-07-05 07:13 PM   #7 
  - "They cannot win except under certain conditions"  shance   Mar-07-05 07:20 PM   #9 
  - Historical  LiberalFighter   Mar-08-05 09:19 PM   #18 
  - I think only two sitting Senators  kevsand   Mar-07-05 09:40 PM   #14 
  - "should be allowed"?  LittleClarkie   Mar-07-05 07:25 PM   #10 
  - "allowing" is a bit imperialistic***not my intent.  shance   Mar-07-05 07:50 PM   #11 
  - Because the voters in that state or district can decide at the next  ISUGRADIA   Mar-07-05 09:22 PM   #12 
     - You're assuming we are now having fair elections?  shance   Mar-07-05 09:27 PM   #13 
  - I don't belive your pet goat would meet the age requirement.  hughee99   Mar-08-05 11:53 PM   #25 
  - Vote for state Senator  bywho4who   Mar-07-05 10:31 PM   #15 
  - What's worse? A Senator or Representative  shraby   Mar-07-05 11:04 PM   #16 
     - That's a great point .Ive seen it mentioned here before and  shance   Mar-07-05 11:10 PM   #17 
     - I agree with your point about shorter campaigns  ArtVandaley   Mar-08-05 11:32 PM   #22 
  - by your logic  Dookus   Mar-08-05 10:26 PM   #19 
  - I didn't mean they shouldn't run,  shraby   Mar-08-05 10:42 PM   #20 
  - So you think JFK never should have been allowed to run for President?  ArtVandaley   Mar-08-05 11:25 PM   #21 
  - One example in the last 100 years does not an argument make  dolstein   Mar-08-05 11:34 PM   #23 
     - Last 45 years . . .  ArtVandaley   Mar-08-05 11:39 PM   #24 
     - Only two Democratic nominees ever had to run against a mostly RW media  blm   Mar-09-05 09:19 AM   #29 
  - What about Presidents running for re-election  ComerPerro   Mar-09-05 01:37 AM   #27 
     - What about anybody running for re-election? They already hold the position  shance   Mar-09-05 02:28 AM   #28 

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