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Thread: Stupid congress....

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    Stupid congress....

    Replace congress with a vigilantly fraud resistant (and proven to the people) populace vote?
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    Re: Stupid congress....

    As prone to corruption as Congress is, the constituants are infinitely worse.

    On top of that, it'd be confusing and extremely costly.

    If we were a nation of a million people, maybe. Not 300 million.

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    Re: Stupid congress....

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtpoorchris View Post
    Replace congress with a vigilantly fruad resistant (and proven to the people) populace vote?
    and how exactly do you plan to make people "vigiliantly fruad resistant"? is there a new product from the shamwow people I'm not aware of

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    Re: Stupid congress....

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    and how exactly do you plan to make people "vigiliantly fruad resistant"? is there a new product from the shamwow people I'm not aware of
    I dunno. Would have to think on it and know the securities we have and what is wrong with them first. Im easy to admit that nothing is fraud proof though.
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    Re: Stupid congress....

    This is something that could not work. It can work on a small scale but nothing as large as the entire government. Just as the Founders knew it would not work when they first set up our government.

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    Re: Stupid congress....

    That would never work. The people are the idiots who elected Congress in the first place.
    Wow. Am I awesome or what?

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    Re: Stupid congress....

    Quote Originally Posted by stekim View Post
    That would never work. The people are the idiots who elected Congress in the first place.
    Smartest thing said on this forum all week.

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    Re: Stupid congress....

    Quote Originally Posted by stekim View Post
    That would never work. The people are the idiots who elected Congress in the first place.
    Yeah, they were looking for a change, but the change they got is way too much, too fast.

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    Re: Stupid congress....

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtpoorchris View Post
    Replace congress with a vigilantly fraud resistant (and proven to the people) populace vote?
    That sounds like replacing Congress with mob rule.

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    Re: Stupid congress....

    Quote Originally Posted by Porchev View Post
    That sounds like replacing Congress with mob rule.
    Is congress final in all matters solely and thus would it be mob rule?
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