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  •  Now Might be the Time for Direct Election! (0+ / 0-)

    We could solve two problems at once, the old electoral college undemocratic problem, and the one highlighted by this article.

    A constitutional amendment to elect the President by popular vote is what I'm talking about. It would certainly render the GOP the loser every time!

    When fascism came to America, it was wrapped in a flag and carrying a bible.

    by BigBuck on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:35:00 PM PST

    •  Or, the National Popular Vote proposal (2+ / 0-)
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      TomFromNJ, HeyMikey

      More on that here.

      If life was fair, we wouldn't need unions.

      by ScottyUrb on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:04:02 PM PST

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      •  Yes! NPV with NO Constitutional amendment! (1+ / 0-)
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        Getting an amendment would, of course, essentially be impossible. But the NPV plan has an excellent way around that.

        "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

        by HeyMikey on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 10:09:43 PM PST

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