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  •  The reason people keep (12+ / 0-)

    voting for the 'legislative enabler's'  is because they really have no choice. There is also the fact that a huge segment of the population does not vote. They do not vote, not out of apathy or or ignorance but because they see no difference regardless of who wins or losses. How many of the people that do vote are Indies? The electoral system is rigged and controlled by the owner's of the place it's throughly corrupted and getting worse. All your vote does in most cases is ratify the candidates the oligarchical collectivist's decide are going to represent them in the DC kabuki show.  

    •  A hell of a lot more people would (2+ / 0-)
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      shaharazade, AoT

      vote if we had instant runoff voting and/or proportional representation. That way you could vote for who you really wanted and a) not be throwing your vote away in this damned winner-take-all system and b) actually have a good chance of being represented.

      But of course neither the Dems nor the Repubs want that. It would erode their monopoly and eat into their money train.

      “Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.”

      by Oaktown Girl on Sun May 19, 2013 at 03:31:37 PM PDT

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