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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Here it is from Wiki, and I should've known this.

    The phrase originally derives from the title of a 1927 book of that name by Professor Howard Lee McBain,[2] while early efforts at developing the concept in modern form have been credited to figures including Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Louis D. Brandeis, and Woodrow Wilson.[3][4] The earliest mentions of the Constitution as "living", particularly in the context of a new way of interpreting it, comes out of Woodrow Wilson's book Constitutional Government in the United States [5] where he wrote:

    Living political constitutions must be Darwinian in structure and in practice.[6]

    Wilson strengthened this view, at least publicly, while he campaigned for President in 1912. He said:

    Society is a living organism and must obey the laws of life, not of mechanics; it must develop. All that progressives ask or desire is permission - in an era when "development," "evolution," is the scientific word - to interpret the Constitution according to the Darwinian principle; all they ask is recognition of the fact that a nation is a living thing and not a machine.[7]

    yes indeed a nation MUST OBEY THE LAWS OF LIFE


    and the LAWS of LIFE SCREAMS NO TO DEMOCRACY where 60 IQ voters equals 160 IQ voters

    going against the founders on stopping the unwise was a giant CRIME done by the greed type foolers who wanted women to work for them and not for their babies and families.... this was a gigantic CRIME against the LAWS OF LIFE !!

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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by SailaWay View Post
    yes indeed a nation MUST OBEY THE LAWS OF LIFE


    and the LAWS of LIFE SCREAMS NO TO DEMOCRACY where 60 IQ voters equals 160 IQ voters

    going against the founders on stopping the unwise was a giant CRIME done by the greed type foolers who wanted women to work for them and not for their babies and families.... this was a gigantic CRIME against the LAWS OF LIFE !!
    That's some interesting insight.
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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Must be tough on people like you who find it harder to manipulate the rural population and fly over country than it is to manipulate people in the inner city. The political machine lost yesterday, good riddance
    Clinton had more Americans voting for her than voted for Trump. Sadly, an elitist mechanism left over from the 1700's at a time when the vast majority of Americans were not even allowed to vote is still in effect and for the second time in 16 years delivers us the loser of the popular vote as President.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bubbabgone View Post
    The Constitution is whatever the hell you want it to be. Words to live by.
    Social Darwinism at it's finest. Adapt or die...or, if you prefer it another way: "We'll get along just fine as long as you agree with whatever I want to do."

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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    How do you figure Hillary won the popular vote.

    The last I saw Trump was ahead by 1M.

    Did that change over night?
    Yes it did. The latest numbers still show Clinton winning the popular vote as of noon today.
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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    How do you figure Hillary won the popular vote.

    The last I saw Trump was ahead by 1M.

    Did that change over night?
    Yes it did. Clinton now up by about 230,000 votes.
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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by Master PO View Post
    ahh the Electoral Collage the founders put in place
    yes - the same one that is a leftover from the 1700's when the vast majority of Americans could not even vote and the elite did not even trust those who could let alone the great numbers of Americans who can vote today.
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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Clinton had more Americans voting for her than voted for Trump. Sadly, an elitist mechanism left over from the 1700's at a time when the vast majority of Americans were not even allowed to vote is still in effect and for the second time in 16 years delivers us the loser of the popular vote as President.

    clinton had more of the unwise voters who gets fooled more easy by the corrupt media .... the founders did not let those unwise vote

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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Clinton had more Americans voting for her than voted for Trump. Sadly, an elitist mechanism left over from the 1700's at a time when the vast majority of Americans were not even allowed to vote is still in effect and for the second time in 16 years delivers us the loser of the popular vote as President.
    My point stands about the big cities and how the political bosses can manipulate the voting public there. I suggest you look again at the county map and see the red vs. blue. I understand your desire to have the big cities elect the President but our Founders got it right. the big city people of NYC, Chicago, LA, SF are total and complete idiots dependent on the taxpayers for their own existence. Time for some tough love

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    Re: 2016 Presidential Election night discussion [Read #1397]

    Quote Originally Posted by SailaWay View Post
    yes indeed a nation MUST OBEY THE LAWS OF LIFE


    and the LAWS of LIFE SCREAMS NO TO DEMOCRACY where 60 IQ voters equals 160 IQ voters

    going against the founders on stopping the unwise was a giant CRIME done by the greed type foolers who wanted women to work for them and not for their babies and families.... this was a gigantic CRIME against the LAWS OF LIFE !!
    The laws of life is a meaningless phrase. Social evolution is not nearly so dynamic as many progressives imagine. Cultural changes cannot be imposed on an unwilling society here. Such things only occur gradually over generations.

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