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Tangle
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Message 1 of 203 (678121)
11-05-2012 1:35 PM


Please.

Many thanks,

The Rest of the World


Life, don't talk to me about life - Marvin the Paranoid Android

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kjsimons
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Message 2 of 203 (678133)
11-05-2012 3:08 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Tangle
11-05-2012 1:35 PM


I did my bit and voted for Obama last week during early voting. Unfortunately it appears that Mittens may win my state (Florida).
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Theodoric
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Message 3 of 203 (678137)
11-05-2012 3:27 PM
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11-05-2012 3:08 PM


Unfortunately it appears that Mittens may win my state (Florida).

Voter suppression will do that.

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.


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NoNukes
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Message 4 of 203 (678138)
11-05-2012 3:27 PM
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11-05-2012 3:08 PM


The polls I see call Florida too close to call.

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also in prison. Thoreau: Civil Disobedience (1846)

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead. William Lloyd Garrison.

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. Frederick Douglass


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kjsimons
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Message 5 of 203 (678139)
11-05-2012 3:37 PM
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11-05-2012 3:27 PM


Well it's leaning ever so slightly to the right and so it's a light shade of pink on fivethirtyeight, so it may not yet be a done deal. I thought that after dealing with govenor Rick Scott would have steered more people away from the GOP.
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nwr
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Message 6 of 203 (678149)
11-05-2012 4:28 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Tangle
11-05-2012 1:35 PM


Do the left thing
I'm in Illinois, which will go for Obama anyway. I'll be voting in the morning.

Fundamentalism - the anti-American, anti-Christian branch of American Christianity

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Rahvin
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Message 7 of 203 (678150)
11-05-2012 4:36 PM
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11-05-2012 1:35 PM


I'm in California...my state is a foregone conclusion.

I'll be trying to do some good on the other items up for a vote tomorrow, though.


The human understanding when it has once adopted an opinion (either as being the received opinion or as being agreeable to itself) draws all things else to support and agree with it.
- Francis Bacon

"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs." - John Rogers

A world that can be explained even with bad reasons is a familiar world. But, on the other hand, in a universe suddenly divested of illusions and lights, man feels an alien, a stranger. His exile is without remedy since he is deprived of the memory of a lost home or the hope of a promised land. This divorce between man and his life, the actor and his setting, is properly the feeling of absurdity. Albert Camus

"...the pious hope that by combining numerous little turds of
variously tainted data, one can obtain a valuable result; but in fact, the
outcome is merely a larger than average pile of shit." Barash, David 1995.


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Theodoric
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Message 8 of 203 (678151)
11-05-2012 4:41 PM


Wisconsin
Battles on all levels of the ticket tomorrow. I will be placing my vote as progressively as I can.

Smith
Kreitlow
Baldwin
Obama


Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.


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hooah212002
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Message 9 of 203 (678153)
11-05-2012 4:54 PM
Reply to: Message 8 by Theodoric
11-05-2012 4:41 PM


Re: Wisconsin
I love the WI GOP commercials against Tammy Baldwin: the best line they got? she's liberal! She's sooooo liberal!!! She's suuuuch a LIBERAL!

That's it. That's the commercial.

Edited by hooah212002, : No reason given.


"Science is interesting, and if you don't agree you can fuck off." -Dawkins

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fearandloathing
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Message 10 of 203 (678154)
11-05-2012 4:55 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Tangle
11-05-2012 1:35 PM


NC still on the fence.
On the fence here in NC according to this...
http://chapelboro.com/...ce-Too-Close-To-Call-In-NC/14705507

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'
― Isaac Asimov

"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them" - Ray Bradbury


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NoNukes
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Message 11 of 203 (678156)
11-05-2012 5:23 PM
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11-05-2012 4:54 PM


Re: Wisconsin
he's suuuuch a LIBERAL!

I've seen any number of elections here in NC with commercials just like that. Not so many this year.


Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also in prison. Thoreau: Civil Disobedience (1846)

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead. William Lloyd Garrison.

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. Frederick Douglass


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Theodoric
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Message 12 of 203 (678157)
11-05-2012 5:25 PM
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11-05-2012 4:55 PM


Re: NC still on the fence.
Boy how NC has changed since I lived there in 90's. I did live in a more rural area so not as progressive as the cities. Still I was amazed at the racist attitudes there at the time.

My father still lives there and I do see a marked change from when I lived there


Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.


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NoNukes
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Message 13 of 203 (678158)
11-05-2012 5:29 PM
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11-05-2012 4:55 PM


Re: NC still on the fence.
On the fence here in NC according to this...

I live near one of the public library branches that serves as an NC early voting location. The place was packed Saturday afternoon. I think NC turnout is going to be huge. It also seems as though Republicans will do a little better on college campuses than they did last election.

I voted early. My wife voted, and actually took a 50 year old who had never voted before to the polls last week. Voting in NC has been made so easy. You'd think it were some kind of fundamental right or something.

Edited by NoNukes, : No reason given.


Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also in prison. Thoreau: Civil Disobedience (1846)

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead. William Lloyd Garrison.

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. Frederick Douglass


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Jon
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Message 14 of 203 (678159)
11-05-2012 5:39 PM


The presidential race appears a done deal.

It's down to the Legislature.


Love your enemies!

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fearandloathing
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Message 15 of 203 (678160)
11-05-2012 5:44 PM
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11-05-2012 5:39 PM


Please explain.....

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'
― Isaac Asimov

"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them" - Ray Bradbury


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