View Poll Results: Should the Constitution be amended to eliminate the Senate?

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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    you would vote for your state legislature, and they appoint a senator, so you are exercising a indirect vote for your senator,
    Thank goodness Teddy Roosevelt got rid of that act of House Gerry-mandering with the 17th amendment..not gonna happen ernst..
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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    Thank goodness Teddy Roosevelt got rid of that act of House Gerry-mandering with the 17th amendment..not gonna happen ernst..
    then what you saying to me is..you favor democracy, which the founders hated.

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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Breaking news! The house just passed this amendment. The bill will now be considered by the... damnit!

    Anyway, sometimes it's a good thing for nothing to happen. (by sometimes, I mean almost all the time).

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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Sounds like a personal problem.
    Your personal problems are not the issue. Your failure to provide evidence of the people you support is.
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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    are you asking on a state or federal level ..........or both?
    Begin with the federal level as that information should be more widely available and known to more of us that some obscure state event..
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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Your personal problems are not the issue. Your failure to provide evidence of the people you support is.
    Please provide data supporting the need to end the Senate.
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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Please provide data supporting the need to end the Senate.
    Where did I advocate abolishing the US Senate? You need to check the poll and you will see I voted NO on the issue.

    And yet again you attempt to move the goal posts to a new arena altogether since you are unable to post evidence supporting your previous posts supporting people who claim that the rights of the minority are taken away through the vote exercised by the majority.
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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Where did I advocate abolishing the US Senate? You need to check the poll and you will see I voted NO on the issue.

    And yet again you attempt to move the goal posts to a new arena altogether since you are unable to post evidence supporting your previous posts supporting people who claim that the rights of the minority are taken away through the vote exercised by the majority.
    That's what this thread is about, and the rest of us have been arguing against it. So obviously you must be arguing for it. So again, please provide the data to support your contention that the Senate should go.
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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    That's what this thread is about, and the rest of us have been arguing against it. So obviously you must be arguing for it. So again, please provide the data to support your contention that the Senate should go.
    Look at the poll with my answer to the poll question. I voted NO. Asking me to defend the opposite position is rather pointless.
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    Re: Amend the Constitution to eliminate the Senate?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Look at the poll with my answer to the poll question. I voted NO. Asking me to defend the opposite position is rather pointless.
    Then why the **** have you been arguing with us? Move along.
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