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Old 12-14-2011, 01:58 AM   #1
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Default Who whould you vote for in the 2012 presidential election?

We're assuming that the GOP candidate will either be Romney, Gingrich or Paul.

Votes are private and you can only vote for one.

Edit: If you answered "Third party", which third party candidate would you vote for? I haven't seen much if any attention payed to 3rd parties yet.

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Paul, if it's anyone else, I'm either voting write in Paul or saying **** it and voting Obama. It's sad when Obama > Gingrich or Romney.
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:02 AM   #3
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You're asking a bunch of people with the work-ethic and intellectual fortitude to build a turbo Miata, of course we will vote GOP.


His name is Hussein.
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It doesn't matter who I vote for, VA will vote red.

So I'll write in Ron Paul, or just not vote. But there isn't the slightest chance in hell I'll ever vote D ever again.
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Same. If Obama couldn't get within 5% of McCain in MS, he's sure not winning it a 2nd time around. I'll vote Paul as the GOP candidate, as a write-in, or as a third party.
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:39 AM   #6
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Write-in Warren Mosler?
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:55 AM   #7
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Bernie sanders! If I thought he had a chance in hell i'd throw some serious suport his way. May not even vote our political system is broken.
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Write in Jon Corzine!
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Write in Jon Corzine!

Totally! He's a model democrat.
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I was going more with the 'model capitalist' argument, i.e. who who dies w/ the most cheese wins.
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That does not a capitalist make.

Corzine used his power/influence in the state/fed to do whatever he wanted -- for example, he manipulated the Commodities Future Trading Commission into giving him the greenlight to invest his customer's cash into forgien debt. He convinced his firm this would be a good idea.

In capitalism, he wouldn't need permission to do it, but his failure to produce for his clients when he lost their money wouldn't be a good business model and I wouldn't expect that business to remain in business or get bailouts to continue to operate in this manner. But at the same time, I'm sure he had some inside information that told him that the US would be bailing out Italy and he'd make his money back tenfold. This again is NOT capitalism.

Corzine sacrficed his customers in order to try to make a buck. That's pretty much the definition of our mixed ecomony: an amoral, institutionalized civil war of special interests and lobbies, all fighting to seize a momentary control of the legislative machinery, to extort some special privilege at one another’s expense by an act of government—i.e., by force.

the only end to this would be either the private sector regains its freedom and starts rebuilding or we give up and all take the road back to serfdom.

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Old 12-14-2011, 01:34 PM   #12
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Ralph Nader FTW!

Actually, I just tell everyone I voted for Nader. Republicans don't get it, and Democrats' heads explode.
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Shueind approves your post.


Do you listen to NOFX?
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Ron paul ron paul ron paul
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I don't see RP getting the nomination, and I'm sure as hell not voting for Romney or Gingrich, and 3rd party votes are generally wasted. Use your powers of deduction.
I believe Obama will get a second term.

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Do you listen to NOFX?
Sad to say, I don't think I've heard NOFX. Are they loud and cranky?
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Yeah, so what?
You gotta remember, Hustly thinks Obama is a sekrit mooslim who wasn't born in the US bro.

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Sad to say, I don't think I've heard NOFX. Are they loud and cranky?

there's a line in one of their songs "the president's laughing cause he voted for nader."
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I don't see RP getting the nomination, and I'm sure as hell not voting for Romney or Gingrich, and 3rd party votes are generally wasted. Use your powers of deduction.
You are not voting?
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