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Fri Jun 30, 2017, 06:26 AM

 

STOP saying "thats what the American people voted for!" MOST of America DID NOT vote for him!

Keep saying that over and over again until it drives him more mad than he is. He should have NO days or nights of peace and satisfaction.

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Reply STOP saying "thats what the American people voted for!" MOST of America DID NOT vote for him! (Original post)
nikibatts Jun 2017 OP
oasis Jun 2017 #1
IronLionZion Jun 2017 #4
JHB Jun 2017 #2
Amimnoch Jun 2017 #3
Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2017 #7
seaglass Jun 2017 #10
Amimnoch Jun 2017 #20
pirateshipdude Jun 2017 #18
oberliner Jun 2017 #5
Foamfollower Jun 2017 #6
ck4829 Jun 2017 #11
Foamfollower Jun 2017 #13
Va Lefty Jun 2017 #8
TomVilmer Jun 2017 #9
Raster Jun 2017 #14
TomVilmer Jun 2017 #16
Raster Jun 2017 #17
nikibatts Jun 2017 #22
Amimnoch Jun 2017 #21
mfcorey1 Jun 2017 #12
Lady_Chat Jun 2017 #15
pirateshipdude Jun 2017 #19
leftstreet Jun 2017 #23
Lucinda Jun 2017 #24

Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 06:29 AM

1. Thank goodness, dimwit deplorables are in the minority. nt

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Response to oasis (Reply #1)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 07:03 AM

4. Deplorables have become what they hate

Minorities!

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 06:42 AM

2. K&R

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 06:49 AM

3. This. Exactly this!

 

Here's some more food for thought that people can't seem to keep in mind:

1. Not since FDR has the Democratic party held the POTUS office more than the 2 terms. The Republican party has broken that same mold only one time with the election of Bush Sr. after 2 terms of Reagan. This wasn't supposed to be a year where they really had to fight to win.
2. Keeping #1 in mind, it was a bad election cycle for us to have a contentious primary.
3. Even though Republicans did keep control of the house and senate, they actually LOST 2 senate seats, and 6 house seats. Again, after 8 years of a Democrat in the POTUS office, this was a loss that should have, historically trended speaking, been gains for them.

Political winds shift. Just 8 years ago the roles were completely switched. This time they are completely embattled, and we are gaining momentum.

Keep up the pressure. Keep up the resistance.

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Response to Amimnoch (Reply #3)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 07:14 AM

7. Good post, excellent points. Thank you. . . . .nt

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Response to Amimnoch (Reply #3)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 07:59 AM

10. If only we could recommend individual posts. Thanks. n/t

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Response to seaglass (Reply #10)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 12:07 PM

20. Been a while,

 

but I have done an OP on this a time or two

Thanks!

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Response to Amimnoch (Reply #3)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 10:05 AM

18. I have been saying this until blue in the face. Thank-you, yes. Eom

 

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 07:07 AM

5. Not enough people voted against him

 

In the states that matter.

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 07:13 AM

6. No, this IS PRECISELY what America voted for.

 

Constitutionally, it doesn't mean fuck all what MOST Americans vote for. It's how MOST Electoral college voters vote for that matters and that means some states have a bigger say in who becomes president than other states.

America voted for this.

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Response to Foamfollower (Reply #6)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 08:22 AM

11. So all the reason more we need to hold the pro-Trump tyrants of the "electoral college" responsible

When Trumpcare causes your medical bills to spike or when Trump is talking about keeping us safe from Teh Muslims while people are getting killed by white supremacists or alt-righters.

Elections do have consequences. So learn their names and make sure the electoral college members who voted for Trump don't flee the country when the Trump "Administration" crashes and burns.

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Response to ck4829 (Reply #11)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 08:52 AM

13. I don't think it would be possible for me to agree with you more than I already do!

 

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 07:24 AM

8. A few thoughts...

1) Hilary was "Gored" by the media
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/05/opinion/hillary-clinton-gets-gored.html

2) Comrade casino was given hundreds of millions of dollars of free air time by MSM, very little of it critical till far too late.

3) Comey's letter hurt, bad and was probably the difference. Depressing that it was still close enough for this to make a difference.
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-comey-letter-probably-cost-clinton-the-election/

4) Yes, Hilary won more votes, but that's not how we choose a President. This is the same as a baseball team out hitting their opponent 11-8 but losing the game 4-3. I don't like it but this is the system we are stuck with.

5) The Electoral College is not going away. It would take either a Constitutional amendment or States totaling 270 electoral votes to pledge their electors to vote for the popular vote winner. As you can see the states that have passed this ( CA, WA, IL, NY, VT, RI, MA, NJ, DC and MD are all "blue" states.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Popular_Vote_Interstate_Compact

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 07:27 AM

9. Only 26 percent of eligible voters voted for Trump

But also only 26 percent of eligible voters voted for Hillary Clinton. The majority "vote" went to the 48 percent of eligible voters, who abstained from voting for either Trump or Clinton. In other words, 74 percent of eligible voters did not vote for Trump. To change next election, there are these 112 million lazy voters to convince!


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Response to TomVilmer (Reply #9)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 09:06 AM

14. I believe that graphic is incorrect...

(CNN)More Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than any other losing presidential candidate in US history.

The Democrat outpaced President-elect Donald Trump by almost 2.9 million votes, with 65,844,954 (48.2%) to his 62,979,879 (46.1%), according to revised and certified final election results from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/21/politics/donald-trump-hillary-clinton-popular-vote-final-count/index.html

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Response to Raster (Reply #14)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 09:35 AM

16. It is still correct that 100 million voters did not vote for either of the candidates!

... which kind of was my point. Somebody should soon start trying to win the NEXT election, thanks..

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Response to TomVilmer (Reply #16)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 09:39 AM

17. that is basically true, yes...

... we are NEVER going to convince the hard-core Republitrump* voters, they are as obstinate and pig-headed as their leader. We need to be aiming at the large majority of voters that did not participate in the election. We need to make it easier to vote, and make the electoral process MUCH MORE EFFICIENT... AND FAIRER!

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Response to TomVilmer (Reply #16)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 12:35 PM

22. Yes, but we only have to deal with the one in the WH now.

 

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Response to TomVilmer (Reply #9)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 12:34 PM

21. Not much different than 2008 at all.

 

http://www.electproject.org/2008g

By your own pie chart only 52% of eligible voters turned out in 2016.
From the link, that's only 4% less than turned out in 2008 at 56%

Still almost 100 million deciding not to vote.

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 08:23 AM

12. I wish i could kick this a million times!

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 09:31 AM

15. He not only lost the Popular Vote but his own home state.

He lost the majority of votes cast, by over 3 million votes.

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 10:06 AM

19. Yes. We need to start the premise of our argument in truth. Good point. Eom

 

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 12:35 PM

23. DURec

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Response to nikibatts (Original post)

Fri Jun 30, 2017, 12:41 PM

24. KNR

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