View Poll Results: DP members replacing our current Congress would yield better results?

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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Tick View Post
    What if we replaced every member of Congress with someone who posts here at DP? It would be done in exact proportions to political lean -- a Democrat for a Democrat, a Republican for a Republican, etc., resulting in an entirely new and totally freshman Congress. The plan would be to get a Congress more willing to compromise and find common ground to get things done and make the country better.

    This poll isn't about whether or not this could happen. It's about whether it would work if it could somehow be done.
    You could take homeless people off the street and get better results than what our Congress has been getting for the last 30 years.
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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    It would never work. The creme de la creme here at DP are not Americans.
    That's the truth. And how could anyone have DP congress without me being involved?
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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Tick View Post
    What if we replaced every member of Congress with someone who posts here at DP? It would be done in exact proportions to political lean -- a Democrat for a Democrat, a Republican for a Republican, etc., resulting in an entirely new and totally freshman Congress. The plan would be to get a Congress more willing to compromise and find common ground to get things done and make the country better.

    This poll isn't about whether or not this could happen. It's about whether it would work if it could somehow be done.
    Who would Tigger replace? I don't think there are any facists in Congress.


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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    Well, I doubt DPers could do worse. But better? Bwahahahahaha! After reading the partisian bile from both sides for years, a congress made up of DPers would be doing nothing more than our current congress: Bickering and gridlock. The worst part would be that there wouldn't be mods available to issue time-outs for our more adolescent anger-management challenged members.

    I vote no.

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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    MrVicchio can replace Michelle Bachman.

    Hahaha just kidding boo. :P
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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Who would Tigger replace? I don't think there are any facists in Congress.
    He could be in a supporting role.....maybe put in a dress and say he is Michele Bachman's mistress.....

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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    I don't think swapping members with DP members would change anything. Sure, I think there are some DP members who would be more open-minded and respectful as congressmen, but I think Congress changes a person and not the other way around. People go to Congress and their respective party tries to "keep them in line" and direct their votes. People in Congress are tempted by lobbyists for kickbacks. The power of governance in many cases corrupts individuals.

    I think there are definitely some moron's in congress that shouldn't be there, but there are also some intelligent congressmen and women that are there and due to their experience allows them to make better decisions. Congress members join committees where those congress members tend to be "experts" on a given issue. Through time and experience these members formulate educated opinions on what the best course of action is. Removing all of our experienced congressmen and replacing all of them with members from DP who have never had experience in these issues would be unwise in my opinion.

    Congress corrupts people. DP members are people too. I think Congress may corrupt members here just as it would corrupt those who are elected to serve as Congressmen and women.
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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    HELL YES! I could fix this budget, create new jobs and make sure to create more social programs to help the people so fast it would make your head spin
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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Tick View Post
    What if we replaced every member of Congress with someone who posts here at DP? It would be done in exact proportions to political lean -- a Democrat for a Democrat, a Republican for a Republican, etc., resulting in an entirely new and totally freshman Congress. The plan would be to get a Congress more willing to compromise and find common ground to get things done and make the country better.

    This poll isn't about whether or not this could happen. It's about whether it would work if it could somehow be done.
    Hell no...! Have you not read some of the various people who post here? Some of them will find themselves on the FBI's most wanted list before being able to lead anybody much less the country...
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    Re: Could we replace the entire Congress with DP members and get better results?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kali View Post
    HELL YES! I could fix this budget, create new jobs and make sure to create more social programs to help the people so fast it would make your head spin
    Vampires move really fast... that is for sure.

    More social programs? Lord have mercy that is what we need...
    a Bigger government and more wasted money.

    You will probably win knowing how the average voter thinks...
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