View Poll Results: Should we have a national open primary?

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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    What it would do instead though is make it so that the minority party in the state would probably never get on the final ballot.

    In other words, in a heavy blue state, you'd end up with two democrats on the final ballot every time, and in a red state, with republicans.
    So? Is that the end of the world?

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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    So? Is that the end of the world?
    The minority would have no voice except to vote for the candidate they liked best of the two opposing party members.

    A "Best of two evils" situation.

    At least in the current system the opposing side gets some face time/exposure...

    Now, a better candidate selection system might be a good idea…
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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    So? Is that the end of the world?
    Still, having one party have too much power is never a good thing.

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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    Still, having one party have too much power is never a good thing.
    But hey, that's not stopping you from enjoying the current incompetents parking their fat leftist asses in DC now, is it??


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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassman View Post
    But hey, that's not stopping you from enjoying the current incompetents parking their fat leftist asses in DC now, is it??

    Sometimes I am convinced that you are here to be a satirize conservatives, because no matter how many times you are proven wrong, no matter how many times I have written things the exact opposite of what you claim, no matter how many times you have been corrected, you just keep repeating the same old tired lines.

    Seriously, do you ever think or do you just cut and paste now?

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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    Sometimes I am convinced that you are here to be a satirize conservatives, because no matter how many times you are proven wrong, no matter how many times I have written things the exact opposite of what you claim, no matter how many times you have been corrected, you just keep repeating the same old tired lines.

    Seriously, do you ever think or do you just cut and paste now?
    How the hell have I been proven wrong when you and the rest of your ilk do nothing but deride Conservatives and Conservatism ad nauseum. That indicates to me that you have no problem with a permanent Leftist Democrat majority with zero Conseervative opposition.


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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassman View Post
    How the hell have I been proven wrong when you and the rest of your ilk do nothing but deride Conservatives and Conservatism ad nauseum. That indicates to me that you have no problem with a permanent Leftist Democrat majority with zero Conseervative opposition.
    Well, here, I'll respond for the benefit of everyone else, since I know it will never have any affect on you:

    I do NOT think that it is a good idea for one party to have too much control. I have said so many times on various Bulletin Boards. I even said so IN THIS VERY THREAD, and before Bassman posted.

    He has, once again, been proven wrong. This will indeed make no difference to him, and he will now type something that he believes is quite witty and insightful but instead will only repeat similar accusations as if mere repetition proves him right.

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    Re: National Open Primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    Well, here, I'll respond for the benefit of everyone else, since I know it will never have any affect on you:

    I do NOT think that it is a good idea for one party to have too much control. I have said so many times on various Bulletin Boards. I even said so IN THIS VERY THREAD, and before Bassman posted.

    He has, once again, been proven wrong. This will indeed make no difference to him, and he will now type something that he believes is quite witty and insightful but instead will only repeat similar accusations as if mere repetition proves him right.
    Ohhh Noooo. You just think conservatives shouldn't be governing on the national level or any other thing of importance like that.. Just the petty little nickel-and-dime local boards of education or some town council in Hicksville, USA. You have said as much.


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