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  •  i did (0+ / 0-)

    Didn't find anything showing out was intrinsically bad.  What is worshipping with treating everyone as equals?  The author is simply drawing gerrymandered districts that are more to his liking than the current gerrymandered districts.
    Why minor end the practice of gerrymandering?

    We kidnap. We torture. It's our policy. Embrace it or end it!

    by Mosquito Pilot on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 02:00:40 PM PST

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    •  " wrong with" not " worshiping" (0+ / 0-)

      Using swype keyboard on android tablet....

      We kidnap. We torture. It's our policy. Embrace it or end it!

      by Mosquito Pilot on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 02:02:56 PM PST

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    •  Actually (0+ / 0-)

      These districts were drawn to represent communities of interest and to create districts that would allow minority groups to elect candidates of their choice.

      For more election analysis and redistricting maps, check out my blog http://racesandredistricting.blogspot.com/

      by Alibguy on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 03:14:35 PM PST

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      •  minorities are different from (0+ / 0-)

        Who?
        In what way are they different?

        We kidnap. We torture. It's our policy. Embrace it or end it!

        by Mosquito Pilot on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 07:06:36 PM PST

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        •  The reason (1+ / 0-)
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          The VRA was created was that redistricters would try to draw districts that would prevent African Americans and Hispanics from electing the representative of their choice. The VRA was created to eliminate that problem.

          For more election analysis and redistricting maps, check out my blog http://racesandredistricting.blogspot.com/

          by Alibguy on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 07:43:35 PM PST

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        •  Lol what? (2+ / 0-)
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          Seriously, I have no idea what you're talking about. I can't tell if you're really this lost or if you're just a subtly clever troll.  

          26, originally OK-1, currently NY-8. Former swingnut.

          by okiedem on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 07:44:22 PM PST

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