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Re: Rep. Ellison, Frontrunner in DNC Race, to be Honored Here (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
APop, Bernie being an honorable man, probably won't jump ship and go back to being an Independent. But Pelosi and chums will shove him to the side, so at some...
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Re: Rep. Ellison, Frontrunner in DNC Race, to be Honored Here (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@CL And just to get more bitchy, I think that Bernie should be the new face of the Democratic party. Pelosi+ Bernie + Ellison Oh, my cup runneth over!...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: GroveReb84
I think the concern that comes with that is that a President could make a bunch of urban-centered promises and win the election. Then he could completely ignore the non-major...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
Grove, It was my understanding the electoral college was put in place to attract the slave holding economies into a union with the North. Same logic behind the Three-Fifths Compromise....
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Re: Rep. Ellison, Frontrunner in DNC Race, to be Honored Here (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
APop, Why you bitch!...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: FUNKbrs
@lovebc Raising money is the first step in the government doing anything. Raising campaign funds is great training for government, because you want people to learn how to get supporters...
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Re: Rep. Ellison, Frontrunner in DNC Race, to be Honored Here (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
An excellent choice to be DNC chairman!...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: GroveReb84
@Charlie, The reason the founders implemented the electoral college was for exactly that reason. They didn't want Presidential races to be controlled by a handful of populous states with specific...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-02-2016

posted by: Mike 1
This is a difficult one for me. Generally, I believe the majority should rule, but what would that mean? I mean, has the majorities wishes mostly been done/followed in this...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: Charlie Eppes
California has 13,773,549 voters so far deciding 55 electors. That is 1 elector per 250,428 voters. Tennessee had 2,457.017 voters for 11 electors. That is 1 elector per 225,002 voters....
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: Nick R
LoveBC, have you reviewed all of Cohen's efforts or just the one's chronicled in your favorite media? Secondly what would you have your fantasy congressman do to benefit the majority...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: LoveBC
Well Frunkbrs, and all this congressional experience has been put to good use raising the national debt. The number one skill a congressman has to have is raising money. With...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: FUNKbrs
@oak And that makes sense... up to a point. And that point is the Committee system the legislature depends on to vet, re vet, vet again, send back for review,...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: OakTree
@FUNKbrs - The problem is that unless the Congress is truly 'representative' of the electorate, then it devolves to a Patrician/Plebeian division, creating different sets of rules for the ruling...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: FUNKbrs
Yeah, if the congress-to lobbyist revolving door wasn't bad enough, let's term limit congress so lobbyist is both the superior paying, the superior experienced, and the superior power position. If...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: LoveBC
We really need term limits in the senate and house. But a career congressmen like Cohen would never introduce or vote for such a bill. When our great country was...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
The numbers are still coming in, but the last count showed Clinton won by over 4 Million votes in a single state, California. Meaning she lost in the other 49...
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Re: Cohen Introduces Amendment to Scrap Electoral College (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: Chris McCoy
Bravo to Rep. Cohen for continuing the work of perfecting the Union!...
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Re: Dems on the Rebound (Politics: Politics Feature)
Issue: 12-01-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: Charlie Eppes
One issue items may be a good path for the Dems to get moving again. The Occupy movement failed because it was all over the place on what it wanted....
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Re: Water Quality Board Rejects Appeal of TVA Plans to Drill Into Aquifier (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: FUNKbrs
Republican Governor, Republican Mayor.... Destroying the environment is part of catering to their base, really....
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Re: Water Quality Board Rejects Appeal of TVA Plans to Drill Into Aquifier (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: Packrat
And if the drawing down of the aquifer at that location causes the Memphis Sands to become contaminated with surface pollutants through the window in the clay layer, ALJ2 will...
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Re: Memphians Dominate Democratic Leadership Positions in State House (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: Packrat
Russian bot inspired stories on World Nut Daily SAY it was "several."...
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Re: Memphians Dominate Democratic Leadership Positions in State House (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: crackoamerican
ern and LoveBC, I'm pretty sure it was more than several. What is it with conservative and math?...
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Re: Water Quality Board Rejects Appeal of TVA Plans to Drill Into Aquifier (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

posted by: crackoamerican
ALJ2, aawwww, millions or was it billions, you've finished your Republican budgeting course. Just because we've convinced TVA to stop shooting itself in the foot is no reason to let...
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Re: Water Quality Board Rejects Appeal of TVA Plans to Drill Into Aquifier (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 12-01-2016

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Funny how the same folks who demanded TVA spend hundreds of $millions or $billions to replace the Allen Steam Plant (burning tons and tons of coal a day) with a...
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