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    Why are we always hearing numbers and percentages from politicians and which party do you think uses this tactic the most?

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    Re: percentages

    Yea, I don't like getting statistics and numbers in the way of my politics.

    /sarcasm
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    uh that is so small as to be stupid. Do you want registration? given less than 3% of criminals get their guns from private sales, its pretty much a waste of resources
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    you are confused. I never denied that many criminals get guns in private sales.

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    Re: percentages

    Quote Originally Posted by roughdraft274 View Post
    Yea, I don't like getting statistics and numbers in the way of my politics.

    /sarcasm
    The point is that they rattle them off left and right then move on to another location and the numbers change...they are rarely right.

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    Re: percentages

    If a politician is wrong about a number I'll call out that politician but I think it's silly to complain about them using numbers in the first place.
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    uh that is so small as to be stupid. Do you want registration? given less than 3% of criminals get their guns from private sales, its pretty much a waste of resources
    **Thirty Minutes Later**
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    you are confused. I never denied that many criminals get guns in private sales.

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    Re: percentages

    Quote Originally Posted by coolwalker View Post
    Why are we always hearing numbers and percentages from politicians and which party do you think uses this tactic the most?

    why would either party have reason to introduce numerical facts into the political discussion
    simply sit back, watch faux news, and absorb the political indoctrination to which you are entitled
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: percentages

    What is this thread about?
    If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.

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    Re: percentages

    Quote Originally Posted by coolwalker View Post
    The point is that they rattle them off left and right then move on to another location and the numbers change...they are rarely right.
    It is a game. Politics is a game. Politicians are a joke. One of them said the other day that he should get the vote since he can raise the money and has the best organization to see him through to the final election. What about the issues or the candidate? Vote for them since they have the money? What a crock of ****. I couldn't believe that people also fell for this. They interviewed voters and I kept hearing not about the candidate or the issues but about voting for the one that would likely get the most votes... Sheeple and stupidity at its finest and why politics in America is broken and votes from people like me are a waste of time.
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    Re: percentages

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    It is a game. Politics is a game. Politicians are a joke. One of them said the other day that he should get the vote since he can raise the money and has the best organization to see him through to the final election. What about the issues or the candidate? Vote for them since they have the money? What a crock of ****. I couldn't believe that people also fell for this. They interviewed voters and I kept hearing not about the candidate or the issues but about voting for the one that would likely get the most votes... Sheeple and stupidity at its finest and why politics in America is broken and votes from people like me are a waste of time.
    Well, if your voting from the angle that you would rather anyone than the current person running things, then it is very sensible to vote for the person with the best chance of beating that person.
    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    uh that is so small as to be stupid. Do you want registration? given less than 3% of criminals get their guns from private sales, its pretty much a waste of resources
    **Thirty Minutes Later**
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    you are confused. I never denied that many criminals get guns in private sales.

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    Re: percentages

    Quote Originally Posted by roughdraft274 View Post
    Well, if your voting from the angle that you would rather anyone than the current person running things, then it is very sensible to vote for the person with the best chance of beating that person.
    I understand the logic well... I just think think it is foolish. It doesn't make the person a scum bag or a murderer though... :
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    Re: percentages

    Quote Originally Posted by coolwalker View Post
    The point is that they rattle them off left and right then move on to another location and the numbers change...they are rarely right.
    What percentage of them are wrong?
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