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Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/23/2014 04:34:57


Lawlz
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Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/23/2014 04:44:22


Bane 
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"Sandra Bullock's REAL anti-aging secret exposed for the first time! Her fans are in shock..."
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/23/2014 06:34:14


Red Menace
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The secret formula is camel seman
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/23/2014 06:35:09


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Burger king mascot is elected new president
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/23/2014 12:25:17


Moros 
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Those comments man...
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/23/2014 13:26:45

qwed117
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I lol in complete agreement.
We'll conduct a citizen's arrest![Won't that be fun!]

Aren't those against the Constitution.

And it's not like the Secret Service won't say...kill you if you get near the president.

Who want's to bet that they'll fail?
I bet 5 minutes of my time that they'll fail!
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/24/2014 17:05:12


Lawlz
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Citizens arrests are actually legal, but I love the idea of impeaching Obama for all the crap he wants to do/has done, especially if he wants to grant amnesty to illegal aliens
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/24/2014 20:49:03


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You'd have preferred Romney than? Idiot.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/24/2014 20:52:47


Lawlz
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Lesser of 2 evils, still hate Romney.

Edited 11/24/2014 20:53:00
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/24/2014 22:16:19

qwed117
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If the Republicans try, they'll get thrown to hell in the next election
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 07:56:41


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I voted for Obama the first time he ran. Big mistake!! I beleived his vague promises of change. We all wanted change, no more endless wars, Universal health care, no more bank bail outs. What a bunch of shit we got instead. Same ol' shit, endless wars, health insurance for my family= $800.00 a month, for the Illegals I work with, free of cost but bad care. General Electirc Corp. making Trillions supplying both sides in our wars and paying no taxes? I voted Lib. Party last election along with 3% of the other voters. I guess the other 97% of you are happy with our government.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 07:59:06


Lawlz
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Qwed, it's not the republican party doing it, it's a group of republicans. Slight difference
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 08:03:30


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But I was off topic. I wish I lived somewhere near Washington DC I would go every off day and protest. If a million people showed up on any day and wanted to throw out the government , they could, You think they could shoot 1,ooo,ooo people . I think not. but do we have a million who are mad enough yet, to leave their video games and tv showes, for a couple of days , and who live close enough?
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 15:42:44


Red Menace
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i don think u can expect merica not to go in wars
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 15:51:19


Genghis 
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Honestly, things could be worse here in America. We could be in North Korea/China/India/Greece/Spain/DRC/Rwanda etc. 's positions. It's good that you want to protest though ; what matters in fighting is spirit and knowledge. Also, why do you think those illegals came here? Annual death ratio in Honduras is about .1% of the entire population killed by murder every year. You can't blame them for wanting to stay away from all the drug warfare and poverty. Besides, if you listened to something Obama recently ordered, you'd know these immigrant have to meet certain qualifications to stay here now. You can sum them all up as " if you help society, you can stay ". That brings up another point. Hispanics have usually got by only by the worst jobs. Jobs that Americans aren't as willing to do. Also ; I think voting anything other than Republican/Democrat is a waste. Not enough people care about them or even get informed of other parties, so they will certainly not win the elections. If only we weren't stuck with this crummy electoral college and didn't have these useless political parties, then our full attention would be the people.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 17:50:51


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If you believe both parties are shit (not a bad call) than you shouldn't vote either. Either begin voting for an independent or spoil your ballot.

The attitude that voting one of the two is the only option stinks. Your protesting ancestors are turning in their graves.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 19:00:45


Lawlz
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Well of course it's easy to say that, but the independent choices in the last 2 elections were shit as well. Not that I could vote at all though :/
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 21:07:36


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I agree with Arun, no point in voting for the big 3 in the UK anymore.
The Greens seem to be about the only party willing to address the big issues such as
FIAT Currency,
Bankers Control,
Corporate Tax Avoidance
TTP,
Climate change etc

The rise of new left wing parties in Europe is inspirational
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/fc683a00-6362-11e4-9a79-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3K7GNGkKh

I dont come across many people who are happy with how things are going.
Shit is going to be far worse for our kids unless we stand up to stop this now!
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 21:36:25


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The difference is that the UK is parliamentary, while the US is presidential.

In a presidential election, voting for a candidate that has no chance of winning is completely symbolic - it has no practical impact on the election other than keeping you from voting for the major part candidate you prefer (or despise the last).

In a parliamentary system, you can at least hope that the party you support gets some seats in Parliament and has the ability to impact legislation there. This enables them to possibly build upon past successes, and is why you are able to have many (or at least several) relevant political parties.

Edited 11/25/2014 21:36:37
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 22:31:05


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My comment was aimed not at the individual, but at the populous. It's shameful how the most advanced country in the world allows itself to be run by a two party dictatorship.

@Goatfinger, UKIP is doing it for me. I'm not fully British and i don't think everything UKIP says is gospel but for me they're the only party who are willing to commit fully to getting us out of the ridiculous European Union. It's clear they have support on that issue (look at the Euro elections!) and anyone who reads can see the rubbish the Union is coming out with. An ideal situation would be a fairly weak UKIP with enough votes to force a coalition (I think and hope the spineless Lib Dems will flop and won't be an option). Labour are deluded so it'd be the Consertives I'd want to gain power, though I'd definitely want them forced to commit to a referendum on the EU by UKIP. I don't know enough about the Greens to fully comment on them, though what I will say is I don't agree on the extensive spending on green energy while other major countries don't have to.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 23:09:37


Genghis 
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It's shameful how the most advanced country in the world allows itself to be run by a two party dictatorship.


Doesn't dictatorship imply Authoritarianism ergo one person in charge of it all? We're actually an Oligarchy, if anything.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 23:11:21


Lawlz
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Where's the third party? I see no major third party, genghis
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 23:32:18

qwed117
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Qwed, it's not the republican party doing it, it's a group of republicans. Slight difference


I don't consider the Republicans in office representative of real Republicans.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/25/2014 23:41:02


Genghis 
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Dictatorship traditionally requires only 1 party. I've never heard of a " Dual-Dictatorship ". I have heard of Oligarchy.
Who's excited for Martial law?: 11/26/2014 00:00:31


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In terms of voting obligations, I believe that casting your opinion as a member of a democratic society is critical. Even if you don't necessarily like any of the contestants, do some research and decide which is the "lesser evil". Statistically speaking, for example, Democrats in the United States have outnumbered Republicans for almost a century (with one exception that occurred in the early '80s), and yet Democrats have been voted to major political offices roughly about as often as Republicans have been.

Not only are people obligated to simply vote, but also to do research into the people that they are and aren't voting for. Far too many voters vote for the red candidate because he is red, or vice versa. There's nothing wrong with voting for someone of a different party than the one you side with.

Additionally, there is nothing wrong with voting for independents candidates. Although it is true that independents are rarely elected to powerful public office, they should not be looked past. One major reason that independents can never seem to get off the ground is for just the reason that you stated, Genghis, that voters believe that their vote will be a complete waste. The only way that any bipartisan political system will be able to change is if people act as individuals and choose what they truly is right for their society.
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