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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by Abbazorkzog View Post
    I hope you're wrong, and you should too.
    Considering we just easily had the worst 2 candidates in US history and people still voted for 1 or the other.......yeah we are stuck with the 2 party system.

    Trump did prove an outsider can come in and with a movement behind him take over a party and then the Presidency despite having both parties, the MSM, and not even close to the funding of the opposition. It really is a miracle that he won given the odds. So there is some silver lining to all of this.

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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by EndtheDuopoly View Post
    Would you ever leave the 2 party system and vote for a 3rd party candidate?
    I would love to see 3-4-5 parties.
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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by Nap View Post
    Considering we just easily had the worst 2 candidates in US history and people still voted for 1 or the other.......yeah we are stuck with the 2 party system.

    Trump did prove an outsider can come in and with a movement behind him take over a party and then the Presidency despite having both parties, the MSM, and not even close to the funding of the opposition. It really is a miracle that he won given the odds. So there is some silver lining to all of this.
    Well there you go.
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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by Abbazorkzog View Post
    First, we need to mobilize the local and state governments behind said third party. Picking some wackadoo to run for President doesn't make much sense in practical terms. It would make more sense to build a nationwide movement at the state level prior to pushing for a third-party President in this day and age.
    This is so true. There seems to be far too much focus on the President when this question is raised when it’s in the various levels of congress and senate where multi-party and party-independent elements will bring the most benefit.

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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredUSN View Post
    I would love to see 3-4-5 parties.
    I don't want to see Congress choosing the President how can we go third party with 270?

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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by Exquisitor View Post
    I don't want to see Congress choosing the President how can we go third party with 270?
    That's almost how this will play out. While Trump is being sworn in as PINO of the USA, the Republican caucus leaders and Joint Chiefs of Staff will be meeting to formulate contingency plans. Trump's leash will be so short that by the end of his term he'll be a figurehead doing what Congress directs and the position of President will be a popularity contest for celebrities and a body-of-work reward for old politicos.
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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    What on earth are you talking about.
    Kobie...sorry, not the FBI. From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in their "damning" report they just released.

    "In an effort to highlight the alleged "lack of democracy" in the United States, RT broadcast, hosted, and advertised third-party candidate debates and ran reporting supportive of the political agenda of these candidates. The RT hosts asserted that the US two-party system does not represent the views of at least one-third of the population and is a "sham.""

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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by Exquisitor View Post
    I don't want to see Congress choosing the President how can we go third party with 270?
    Convention of states.

    Then change the process to where the most delegates wins.
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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by Fishking View Post
    Kobie...sorry, not the FBI. From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in their "damning" report they just released.

    "In an effort to highlight the alleged "lack of democracy" in the United States, RT broadcast, hosted, and advertised third-party candidate debates and ran reporting supportive of the political agenda of these candidates. The RT hosts asserted that the US two-party system does not represent the views of at least one-third of the population and is a "sham.""

    https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/ICA_2017_01.pdf
    Your post made it seem as if the FBI was claiming that. Not so much, I see.
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    Re: No More 2 Party System

    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredUSN View Post
    Convention of states.

    Then change the process to where the most delegates wins.
    Such a change would be like inviting third Parties, who's going to do it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    That's almost how this will play out. While Trump is being sworn in as PINO of the USA, the Republican caucus leaders and Joint Chiefs of Staff will be meeting to formulate contingency plans. Trump's leash will be so short that by the end of his term he'll be a figurehead doing what Congress directs and the position of President will be a popularity contest for celebrities and a body-of-work reward for old politicos.
    The real test will be jobs, will he continue the steady job growth we've seen under Obama, will he increase it?

    I like The President on a short leash.

    Yes they should have contingency plans you know they have them for you and me.

    No change means no Trump, so this will be ok, but I'd rather a successful Trump.
    Last edited by Exquisitor; 01-12-17 at 12:35 PM.

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