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  •  The Majority of Californians - (0+ / 0-)

    Refused to be further embarassed by Orly Taitz!

    I personally like the California primary system.  I think that it is one way to respond to the birthers, the tea party idiots and the extremists of all persuasions.  It gives all voters an opportunity to listen and observe all candidates and then to select from the two most popular.

    I wish more states would follow the California system.

    Impeach Grover Norquist! Defeat a Republican!

    by NM Ray on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 02:23:18 PM PDT

    •  Makes it hell for those of us (0+ / 0-)

      who have to explain to elderly parents though -- I let my spouse do the honors with his mother (eldest son/heir and all that) when he went to pick up her absentee ballot (we dropped it off yesterday when we went to vote).

      Mitt Romney: the Etch-A-Sketch candidate in the era of YouTube

      by Cali Scribe on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 02:28:50 PM PDT

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    •  I think that is the point ... (1+ / 0-)
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      ... to allow "moderate" incumbent Republicans to fight off the Tea Party types in districts that are deep Red. If they lose in June, they are still on the ballot in November, when Dems will vote for them.

      "The Obama Administration has been an unmitigated disaster" - Osama Bin Laden

      by Explorer8939 on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 02:31:30 PM PDT

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      •  I'm not sold on it, but if it results in our leg (0+ / 0-)

        being able to finally pass budgets with a tax increase by the votes of a few more moderate repubs, that would be great. I doubt that will happen, but if it does, I'll like this system more.

        24/7, it's all 'Great news for Romney!'

        by doinaheckuvanutjob on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 11:26:25 PM PDT

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