View Poll Results: Should Congress create an amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    Nope, not gonna bother scaring up a single one. I demolished yours, that's good enough. Run along and find a national debt graph that shows debt for nothing but inflation adjusted dollars.
    I guess that's your way of admitting defeat.

    National debt by U.S. presidential terms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Bill Clinton cut national debt | Article from Deseret News (Salt Lake City) | HighBeam Research

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by pro-bipartisan View Post
    I guess that's your way of admitting defeat.
    No, it was my way of stating facts.

    Using honest accounting methods, and honest graphs, the national debt hasn't gone down since That Idiot Carter began growing it.

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    No, it was my way of stating facts.

    Using honest accounting methods, and honest graphs, the national debt hasn't gone down since That Idiot Carter began growing it.
    There's no point of you saying something if you have nothing to back it up.

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    So that is a yes you do not mind NewYork or some other densely populated liberal state deciding laws that impact your state.
    Here I will use an example to demonstrate the flaws in the electoral system.
    (numbers are fictitious)


    CA has 40 million people and are granted 20 electoral votes.
    NE has 35 million people and are granted 18 electoral votes.

    In the 2012 elections only 8 million in CA vote with 6 million voting for candidate (A).
    In NE 25 million people vote and 20 million vote for cadidate (B).

    So altho cadidate (B) got far more votes cadidate (A) still won by eletoral votes.


    So essentially we are making one persons vote less valuable then someone elses. Not to mention super delegates.

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by pro-bipartisan View Post
    There's no point of you saying something if you have nothing to back it up.
    But I did back it up.

    Facts do not require links to internet blog sites for confirmation, your efforts to the contrary notwithstanding.

    Now you need to learn some of the generally accepted rules of accounting, and you need to pay attention to what was done to reveal the non-existent Clinton "surplus", and then you need to ask, why weren't those people put in jail?

    It's not my job to keep a catalogue of every fact ever to satisfy your ignorance, nor am I required to keep links to active web pages that echo those facts for your edification. I pointed out the lie you were unwittingly repeating, I pointed out the fallacies in the cute little graph you eagerly presented up as proof for what you said, and I pointed out how you could improve your knowledge of what's real and be less gullible in the future. You don't have to work to improve yourself, it's not my problem.

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by pro-bipartisan View Post
    Should Congress create an amendment to get rid of the electoral college? Why or why not?
    No. There's nothing wrong with the EC and so no reason to change it.
    And even if it did, it would not pass the states.

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    So essentially we are making one persons vote less valuable then someone elses. Not to mention super delegates.
    Superdelagates? Are you discussing a primary election?
    If not, then there;s no such thing.

    The People do not elect the President, the states do. The states curretly allow their electors to be chosen by a vote of the people, but are not required to.

    Therefore, the value of any goven person's vote, should there be a vote, is found within the state the vote was cast. In that, all votes for all people are equal.

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Superdelagates? Are you discussing a primary election?
    If not, then there;s no such thing.

    The People do not elect the President, the states do. The states curretly allow their electors to be chosen by a vote of the people, but are not required to.

    Therefore, the value of any goven person's vote, should there be a vote, is found within the state the vote was cast. In that, all votes for all people are equal.
    Can you back this up? I'm not looking to pick a fight, I'm looking to further educate myself. Thanks.
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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by EgoffTib View Post
    Can you back this up?
    Which part?

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    Re: Amendment to get rid of the Electoral College?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Which part?
    "The People do not elect the President, the states do. The states curretly allow their electors to be chosen by a vote of the people, but are not required to."
    "An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it." - Gandhi

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