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    Imagine the snowflakes like Deeks and mozzie (is BM still around ?)
    Freaking out when Trump loses bigly and has to be dragged screaming and kicking out of the whitehouse.
    This presidency has shown just how flawed the U.S. system is.
    in the party system, (sorry, don't know the technical term, parliamentary?) Where the PARTY is voted for and the leader is chosen by the party,
    someone like Trump, assuming they made it to the leadership position in the first place would have been tossed out on his ear by now I'm sure.
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    ^ Though it may be a bit messy at times I do prefer a system where the leader can be chucked out in a no-confidence vote if he/she is a utter idiot.

    Imagine the Repubs would have voted him out of office and Pence would have take over - the inbred millions would have taken to the streets

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    Quote Originally Posted by peaches View Post
    Now we’re down to the nitty gritty period of the U.S elections,
    either the Republicans or the Democrats could win, so my headlines
    would be , if the snake oil salesman wins......... RIP.....USA.
    And if Biden wins.........WELCOME back to the ALLIANCE.
    This is for deeksy , and all his brain dead cohorts, if the snake oil salesman does
    win, this THREAD would be so depressing , I for one could not stomach another
    4 years of utter depression. I would not only be never seen on this THREAD but I
    would completely turn off all things American , not because I don’t like Americans, but
    because............. America would be lost.

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    Quote Originally Posted by panama hat View Post
    ^ Though it may be a bit messy at times I do prefer a system where the leader can be chucked out in a no-confidence vote if he/she is a utter idiot.

    Imagine the Repubs would have voted him out of office and Pence would have take over - the inbred millions would have taken to the streets
    But if it were the parliamentary system Pence would be deputy pm and wouldn't have automatically taken over, there would have been a leadership vote. remember how Keating rolled Bob Hawke ?

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    Absolutely right, but Pence would have been in the running one would think.

    One had to feel sorry for Hawke, stabbed in the back by the slithering clock-collector



    But I think Trump would have been out long ago under that system, he'd have nothing to threaten his colleagues with after that . . . but then they do love his bullying style

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cujo View Post
    But if it were the parliamentary system
    If it was the orange moron would have never been the president to begin with.

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    Serious question who, when and how votes for him to be the candidate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cujo View Post
    Serious question who, when and how votes for him to be the candidate?
    In a nutshell, Trump was nominated as Republican prez candidate in 2016 via the most electorial votes. Electors are voted as such by states register Republicans votes.

    The long version.

    Political Primaries: How Are Candidates Nominated? |

    2020, Trump basically ran unapposed so recieved all electoral votes.

    2020 Republican Party presidential primaries - Wikipedia
    Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cujo View Post
    Imagine the snowflakes like Deeks and mozzie (is BM still around ?)
    Freaking out when Trump loses bigly and has to be dragged screaming and kicking out of the whitehouse.
    This presidency has shown just how flawed the U.S. system is.
    in the party system, (sorry, don't know the technical term, parliamentary?) Where the PARTY is voted for and the leader is chosen by the party,
    someone like Trump, assuming they made it to the leadership position in the first place would have been tossed out on his ear by now I'm sure.
    What will you say when Trump romps it in, how I look forward to the election,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mozzbie47 View Post
    What will you say when Trump romps it in, how I look forward to the election,
    What will you say if he loses?
    "It was rigged"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cujo View Post
    What will you say if he loses?
    Most of them just disappear. Boontard did for over a year when Obama won.

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    Nearly over now, thank fvck.

    Anyone still sat on the fence?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang View Post
    Nearly over now, thank fvck.

    Anyone still sat on the fence?
    I think Mozzbei47 is still thinking it over.

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    Weird and not-so-weird possibilities

    The chances that these situations will crop up



    • Trump wins the popular vote Regardless of whether he wins the Electoral College 4 in 100
    • Biden wins the popular vote Regardless of whether he wins the Electoral College 96 in 100
    • Trump wins more than 50% of the popular vote Regardless of whether he wins the Electoral College 2 in 100
    • Biden wins more than 50% of the popular vote Regardless of whether he wins the Electoral College 93 in 100
    • Trump wins in a landslide Defined as winning the popular vote by a double-digit margin <1 in 100
    • Biden wins in a landslide Defined as winning the popular vote by a double-digit margin 36 in 100
    • Trump wins the popular vote but loses the Electoral College <1 in 100
    • Biden wins the popular vote but loses the Electoral College 8 in 100
    • No one wins the Electoral College <1 in 100
    • Trump wins at least one state that Clinton won in 2016 25 in 100
    • Biden wins at least one state that Trump won in 2016 96 in 100
    • The map stays exactly the same as it was in 2016 <1 in 100
    • The election hinges on a recount Candidates are within half a percentage point in one or more decisive states 4 in 100
    2020 Election Forecast | FiveThirtyEight

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    Baldy is already whinging.

    Joe Biden and Donald Trump will have their microphones cut off while the other is delivering responses to questions during the final US election debate.

    The US president has complained that a rule change to mute microphones for part of his final televised debate with Joe Biden is “very unfair” as well as voicing his displeasure over the topics chosen by the moderator.

    The final debate, which takes place on Thursday, will see the candidates quizzed over 90 minutes with a section for uninterrupted remarks.
    US election: Presidential debate commission adopts rules to mute microphones | HeraldScotland

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    ^ we will see how that works out. Personally think you would physically need to gag the dude to stop him.

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    I can see the debate stage now.

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    ^ Get Smart. Brilliant.

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    science.
    The election has triggered many news companies to endorse a candidate for the first time in their history. This is especially true for science and medical outlets.

    • Scientific American backed Biden in first endorsement in its 175-year history.
    • Lancet Oncology backed Biden in first endorsement in its 20-year history.
    • New England Journal of Medicine, for the first time in its 208-year-old history, came the closest it's ever come to giving an endorsement but publishing a scathing rebuke of the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus.
    • Nature endorsed Joe Biden last week.

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    Navy SEAL who oversaw bin Laden raid says he voted for Joe Biden

    Trumps losing respect.
    Retired Adm. William McRaven wrote an op-ed article Monday in The Wall Street Journal saying he held certain conservative viewpoints but also believed in ideas like "Black lives matter."


    He wrote that he voted for the Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, because "we need a president for all Americans, not just half of America."


    McRaven has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, who he has accused of harming American values and tearing down US institutions.


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    Retired Adm. William McRaven, a former US Navy SEAL commander who served as the head of US Special Operations Command, wrote an op-ed article in The Wall Street Journal on Monday in which he said he voted for Joe Biden.


    McRaven described himself as a "pro-life, pro-Second Amendment, small-government, strong-defense and a national-anthem-standing conservative" but said the US was no longer a country that set an example of democracy.


    While McRaven aligned himself with those conservative ideals, he also said "we need a president for all Americans, not just half of America," adding: "I also believe that black lives matter, that the Dreamers deserve a path to citizenship, that diversity and inclusion are essential to our national success, that education is the great equalizer, that climate change is real and that the First Amendment is the cornerstone of our democracy."


    McRaven, who like some other military leaders is outspoken on the importance of international alliances, stressed that the US's influence had been on the decline.


    "Now, the world no longer looks up to America," McRaven wrote. "They have been witness to our dismissiveness, our lack of respect and our transactional approach to global issues. They have seen us tear up our treaties, leave our allies on the battlefield and cozy up to despots and dictators."


    "They have seen our incompetence in handling the pandemic and the wildfires," McRaven added, referring to the country's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the record-breaking wildfires. "They have seen us struggle with social injustice. They no longer think we can lead, because they have seen an ineptness and a disdain for civility that is beyond anything in their memory."

    '&#39;'Black lives matter'&#39;': Navy SEAL who oversaw bin Laden raid says he voted for Joe Biden

    I just don't see him winning this time. People are realizing. He's showed his True colours.
    Remember, "well, he'll pivot to being presidential after the election? It never happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cujo View Post
    I just don't see him winning this time. People are realizing. He's showed his True colours.
    If it were Sanders who at covers his Statist Company Man persona at least a little, you might be correct. Biden might just be the lesser of two evils, but he is still evil. I am more inclined to believe that most Murkins will choose not to actively support evil and the votes for either will plummet.

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    Baldy says "If Biden is elected he will listen to scientists".

    And he honestly thought that sounded like a bad thing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by pseudolus View Post
    If it were Sanders who at covers his Statist Company Man persona at least a little, you might be correct. Biden might just be the lesser of two evils, but he is still evil. I am more inclined to believe that most Murkins will choose not to actively support evil and the votes for either will plummet.
    I agree with you, most will chose not to vote, Except for the ones who are voting in record numbers .

    Record avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election


    Record avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election

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    Interesting. Postal or the Electronic vote Rigging Machines?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pseudolus View Post
    Interesting. Postal or the Electronic vote Rigging Machines?
    Let's hope the former.

    We don't want the Republicans to have any more opportunities to fix the election.

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