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  •  But that would require two big changes (3+ / 0-)

    1) Assignment of districts to the people, not to the states.

    2) Voting for party, not for candidate.  

    I think it'd be a long time before you got any critical mass of Americans to even conceive of the possibility of 1) or 2), much less accept it... just because it never occurred to them before.  

    Conservatives need to realize that their Silent Moral Majority is neither silent, nor moral, nor a majority.

    by nominalize on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 04:22:23 PM PDT

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    •  which of course is why we should be talking about (0+ / 0-)


      “... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist

      by leema on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 06:03:31 PM PDT

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