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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-13-10 09:27 PM
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12. Says: "Majority of likely voters" .... hmmmm....
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  -"Majority of Voters Would like to See Emergence of a Viable Third Party" defendandprotect  Oct-13-10 09:09 PM   #0 
  - Lets be like India  Drale   Oct-13-10 09:11 PM   #1 
  - No, like Jesse Ventura says, any viable third party would have to corrupt itself! NPA is the way  SugarShack   Oct-13-10 09:47 PM   #17 
  - Let's be like Germany...  JackRiddler   Oct-15-10 01:27 AM   #33 
  - we are a MULTI-party system that is currently held hostage by ONE party  ixion   Oct-13-10 09:12 PM   #2 
  - You are a smart man.  emilyg   Oct-13-10 09:15 PM   #3 
  - Those who study deeply know you're right.  Mimosa   Oct-13-10 09:18 PM   #7 
     - it doesn't require any study  TorchTheWitch   Oct-15-10 12:58 AM   #31 
  - It's easier for the multinational corporations to buy two parties.  mmonk   Oct-13-10 09:16 PM   #4 
  - 49% of DEMOCRATS want a viable third party!! .....ouch!!  defendandprotect   Oct-13-10 09:18 PM   #5 
  - you think you're fooling anyone by advocating third parties this way? through Mark Penn?  dionysus   Oct-15-10 01:30 AM   #34 
  - I would love to see the  Cleanelec   Oct-13-10 09:18 PM   #6 
  - Easier to just ....  defendandprotect   Oct-13-10 09:21 PM   #11 
  - The left is split in Canada and it means the Liberals would have  applegrove   Oct-13-10 09:19 PM   #8 
  - Interesting, but don't completely understand ......  defendandprotect   Oct-13-10 09:29 PM   #13 
     - There are 4 parties on the left, centre-left of the country. The conservatives  applegrove   Oct-13-10 09:38 PM   #16 
        - So you're saying the "center-left" votes for conservatives?  defendandprotect   Oct-13-10 09:47 PM   #18 
           - Nope. The centre-left votes for the liberals and the bloc quebecquois.  applegrove   Oct-13-10 09:54 PM   #20 
              - I'm really sorry to keep saying I don't understand, however IRV voting????  defendandprotect   Oct-14-10 07:43 AM   #26 
                 - Exacatly. That is the issue. No IRV. So a split liberal vote means conservatives win, just like in  BzaDem   Oct-15-10 12:37 AM   #29 
                    - I'll accept your answer; presume you know -- but indeed we have to get IRV voting in America ....  defendandprotect   Oct-15-10 03:11 PM   #40 
  - The last viable third party to emerge was the Republicans.  dimbear   Oct-13-10 09:19 PM   #9 
  - The Republicans when they were AGAINST slavery ..... now they're for it--!!  defendandprotect   Oct-13-10 09:31 PM   #14 
     - If the Founding Fathers hadn't compromised  Art_from_Ark   Oct-15-10 04:59 AM   #39 
  - Wow. So did this poll only ask voters? Not nonvoters?  leftstreet   Oct-13-10 09:21 PM   #10 
  - Says: "Majority of likely voters" .... hmmmm....  defendandprotect   Oct-13-10 09:27 PM   #12 
  - "Pollster Mark Penn". Says it all, I think. n/t  namahage   Oct-13-10 09:37 PM   #15 
  - well, that was a real clever attempt, wasn't it? pimping mark penn shit...  dionysus   Oct-15-10 01:32 AM   #35 
  - unlikely to happen or matter without change in the way representation works  Johonny   Oct-13-10 09:53 PM   #19 
  - We need instant run-off voting for a 3rd party to have any hope at all  gristy   Oct-13-10 10:27 PM   #21 
  - Agree with your comments .... !! And, "ballot option" .... hmmmmm.....  defendandprotect   Oct-15-10 12:33 AM   #28 
  - Three won't work, but four might.  Jester Messiah   Oct-13-10 10:28 PM   #22 
  - I was thinking the same thing  Cresent City Kid   Oct-13-10 11:30 PM   #25 
  - It works for all other countries  Canuckistanian   Oct-13-10 11:26 PM   #23 
  - Oh they would, would they? Since when does a majority get to decide anything?  kenny blankenship   Oct-13-10 11:26 PM   #24 
  - We badly need a Labor Party. n/t  Occulus   Oct-14-10 07:53 AM   #27 
  - You would need a constitutional amendment to make this happen. You would have to get rid of  BzaDem   Oct-15-10 12:38 AM   #30 
  - Oh goody! Two conservative parties and a Democrat party with a large contingent of conservatives.  Kablooie   Oct-15-10 01:06 AM   #32 
  - But, they don't all want the same third party.  Radical Activist   Oct-15-10 01:38 AM   #36 
  - A viable third party needs MONEY  cowcommander   Oct-15-10 01:40 AM   #37 
  - What kind of party?  treestar   Oct-15-10 04:37 AM   #38 
  - The U.S. is very nearly ripe.  Greyhound   Oct-15-10 03:53 PM   #41 

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