View Poll Results: Would You Consider Voting For Gov. Gary Johnson?

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  • Absolutely!!

    14 13.21%
  • Yes, But Only If My Preferred GOP Candidate Loses.

    4 3.77%
  • Yes, But Only If My Preferred Dem Candidate Loses.

    2 1.89%
  • Strong Maybe, Leaning Yes.

    3 2.83%
  • Meh. It Could Happen. Not Making Any Promises Though.

    6 5.66%
  • I Like Him And Support His Run, But No...

    13 12.26%
  • No Way.

    64 60.38%
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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    By all means, show us where third parties have demonstrably changed a damn thing, ever. We'll wait.
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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by AGENT J View Post
    i agree, i didnt say no one should vote for him i was just pointing out him winning is virtually impossible in 2016.
    Unfortunately, while its sad, i dont think the people will make that change on voting on a president alone.
    Over the last couple of elections I've asked people that don't follow politics who they voted for and why. Many have stated that the person they voted for was the only name they recognized. smh
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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    Because third party platforms simply do not appeal to the majority of the voting populace. Most third parties are very similar to the "Big 2" with one or two elements blown completely out of proportion.
    Historically, if a third party or independent candidate does come up with something popular one or both of the Big 2 co-opt it.

    But really, why should the Big 2 change when they know they've got your vote regardless how bad they screw up?
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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    A Whig won an election as an election judge in Philly.

    Philadelphians Elect First Whig Since 19th Century : The Two-Way : NPR

    Go Whigs!!!!
    And that actually made a difference in how things were done how?
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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Historically, if a third party or independent candidate does come up with something popular one or both of the Big 2 co-opt it.

    But really, why should the Big 2 change when they know they've got your vote regardless how bad they screw up?
    Then you're still not telling us how any third parties are that worthwhile. They appeal to a minuscule number of people and anything good that they come up with gets taken by one of the bigger parties, leaving the only differences as pointless, worthless nonsense. Sorry, not impressed.
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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    Then you're still not telling us how any third parties are that worthwhile. They appeal to a minuscule number of people and anything good that they come up with gets taken by one of the bigger parties, leaving the only differences as pointless, worthless nonsense. Sorry, not impressed.
    We've been through this before. I knew you wouldn't be impressed. You'll vote for the same ol' same ol'... again... and be unhappy about it... again.

    You'll get what you deserve.
    If you claim sexual harassment to be wrong, yet you defend anyone on your side for any reason,
    then you are a hypocrite and everything you say on the matter is just babble.

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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    yup.. but meh, 100 million Americans still buy into the fables they are told about the ruling parties working on their behalf.
    I am not so sure about that. I think most independents buy the idea that the two major parties push that voting for a third party is a wasted vote as they can't win. So you get a lot of people holding their nose voting for the lesser of two evils or the least worst candidate. Regardless of who wins among the two major parties, you are going to get a business as usual winner who owes his heart and soul to special interests, lobbyists, corporations, big money donors, and the like who gave their tens of millions to them.

    We will continue to have the best government money can buy.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    And that actually made a difference in how things were done how?
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    Re: Gary Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    Everyone on this board is missing Gov. Walker flying under the radar--just as Priebus wants him to .
    That may be true, but at the moment most people are considering who they are told to consider by Corpgov's two ruling parties, Bush and Clinton. In the end Corpgov will own the final candidates from both parties.

    The system is rigged and as long as Americans buy into it it will continue to be rigged until we use the system to beat the system.

    No matter, once again Corpgov will expect most voting Americans to hold out their hands. Corpgov, as always, will place a warm turd in each voter's left hand and and another one in each voter's right hand. Next they'll ask each voter which turd they like. Sadly most Americans will dutifully decide between the turds they are given. As for me the two party Corpgov can keep their turds. I'll vote for the candidate who best represents my views.










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    Re: Gary Johnson

    To those who say "why vote third party if they will lose"? Well, why vote at all in a state where the outcome of the election is all but certain. I am from California, a solidly blue state. It is almost a statistical certainty that the electoral votes of CA will go to the Democrat. Why vote for either of the major parties if the outcome is so clear? Instead, I cast my protest vote, showing my dissatisfaction with the two major parties. Does it change the outcome? No. But if I voted Republican or Democrat, that wouldn't have changed the outcome either. At least voting third party my vote actually says something.
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