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LiberalAndProud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-03-11 01:44 PM
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33. My brother did that to vote against Reagan. Then Bush I gave his vote to Reagan.
My brother still turns green when he remembers.
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  -I think that third-party votes abdicate a voter's influence. LoZoccolo  May-03-11 12:35 PM   #0 
  - I think that pimento loaf is nasty.  Common Sense Party   May-03-11 12:41 PM   #1 
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     - That is sooo good!  TheKentuckian   May-03-11 01:15 PM   #24 
  - So? You're conceding that Nader voters in 2000 DIDN'T cause Gore to lose?  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-03-11 12:44 PM   #3 
  - I do not think that the two ideas exclude each other.  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 12:58 PM   #14 
     - How does that work? They "abdicated" their influence..but swung an election?  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-03-11 01:16 PM   #25 
        - Did they intend Bush* to win?  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 01:41 PM   #32 
           - Rhetorical question?  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-03-11 02:12 PM   #39 
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  - I think I can, I think I can, I THINK I Can...  Common Sense Party   May-03-11 12:56 PM   #13 
     - Well what do you know, I know I can, I know WE can, I know THEY CAN...  bobthedrummer   May-03-11 01:07 PM   #16 
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  - I think that breastfeeding in public should not only be allowed but encouraged.  KamaAina   May-03-11 12:51 PM   #10 
  - I think Leonard Coen is overrated.  CrownPrinceBandar   May-03-11 12:53 PM   #11 
  - I think undertipping is crass. nt  blondeatlast   May-03-11 02:16 PM   #44 
  - Pure tripe.  tekisui   May-03-11 12:55 PM   #12 
  - Can you provide an example where a third-party vote provides influence?  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 01:01 PM   #15 
     - ^  bobthedrummer   May-03-11 01:09 PM   #17 
     - ^  bobthedrummer   May-03-11 01:09 PM   #20 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-11 01:10 PM   #21 
     - Remember Ross Perot?  tekisui   May-03-11 01:12 PM   #22 
     - Did Ross Perot voters intend to elect Bill Clinton?  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 02:05 PM   #35 
        - It had an influence, which you claimed it didn't.  tekisui   May-03-11 02:06 PM   #37 
           - I should have said "intended influence".  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 02:13 PM   #42 
              - I would still disagree. Third parties shift the debate.  tekisui   May-03-11 02:16 PM   #45 
                 - Is Obama more progressive than Gore?  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 02:18 PM   #46 
                    - I don't think so. Hard to say, and irrelevant to your argument.  tekisui   May-03-11 02:33 PM   #51 
                       - You will have more authority to say that it's irrelevant after you answer the question.  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 02:48 PM   #52 
                          - lol. have fun harping on. I'm getting off here.  tekisui   May-03-11 02:54 PM   #54 
     - It got Clinton elected over HW bush.  mod mom   May-03-11 01:14 PM   #23 
        - Did Ross Perot voters intend to elect Bill Clinton?  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 02:05 PM   #36 
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  - My brother did that to vote against Reagan. Then Bush I gave his vote to Reagan.  LiberalAndProud   May-03-11 01:44 PM   #33 
     - There was another semi-prominant primary GOP candidate in 1980 -  PufPuf23   May-03-11 02:01 PM   #34 
        - John went Independent after Wisconsin. Too early for us to vote for him in our primary.  LiberalAndProud   May-03-11 02:18 PM   #47 
  - My vote and your vote has never influenced a federal election outcome and never will.  Better Believe It   May-03-11 01:28 PM   #29 
  - You do?  Bluenorthwest   May-03-11 01:33 PM   #30 
  - Thanks for sharing. nt  City Lights   May-03-11 01:34 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-11 02:10 PM   #38 
  - I think flour tortillas are better than corn tortillas.  Throd   May-03-11 02:12 PM   #40 
  - Now those are fightin' words. Besides, corn is more authentic.  blondeatlast   May-03-11 02:15 PM   #43 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-11 02:13 PM   #41 
  - I think I'll have another beer  Canuckistanian   May-03-11 02:19 PM   #48 
  - I think that a vote for someone that never listens abdicates a voter's influence.  mmonk   May-03-11 02:21 PM   #49 
  - I think OP's without text are annoying  Baby Bear   May-03-11 02:24 PM   #50 
  - Do you always speak in entire paragraphs when you converse?  LoZoccolo   May-03-11 02:53 PM   #53 
  - ...under the influence of what?  H2O Man   May-04-11 06:43 AM   #56 
  - I think that a vote for the lesser of two evils is an abdication of responsibility. nt  Bonobo   May-04-11 06:45 AM   #57 
     - Every single vote is for the lesser evil.  Ikonoklast   May-04-11 07:10 AM   #58 
        - We are talking about motivation.  Bonobo   May-04-11 07:13 AM   #59 

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