Editor Lauren Williamson firstname.lastname@example.org
11:17 am on Thursday, March 8, 2012
I just did a spreadsheet showing popular vote vs. delegate count for the states which have voted so far. Romney has gotten 40.6% of the popluar vote, compared to Ron Paul's 11.8% - from which we can conclude that Paul is about 1/3 as popular as Romney, with Paul just under a million votes and Romney just over 3 million.
Now let's look at the delegate count. Romney has 351 (55.5%) to Paul's 48 (7.6%). This could mislead one into concluding Paul is only 1/7 as popular as Romney. If the delegate counts had all been proportional, with no Winner Take All B.S., Romney would only have 257 right now, and Paul would have 75.
I would favor a Federal mandate to eliminate Winner Take All, and make all primaries and caucases proportional - But only for the office of President. This would not interfere with the right of States to make whatever rules they want for their own federal Congress people, but it would make the Presidential candidate selection process uniform throughout the nation.
9:41 am on Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Yesterday Virginia gave us a perfect example of that travesty of democracy known as WTF (Winner Take Full delegate count). Romney, the evil Goliath, got 158,050 votes. Ron Paul, the valiant David, was not far behind with 107,470. But instead of splitting the delegates fairly, with 27 going to Romney and 19 to Paul, the latter was mortally wounded, while the Giant walked away with all but 3. It is not surpising that Virginia would be gleeful over such a miscarriage of fairness, for right next door beats the Satanic heart of THE ESTABLISHMENT, Washington D.C.
12:33 pm on Tuesday, March 6, 2012
What this sounds like to me is government by the establishment, not government by the people. The powers that be don't want people with new ideas that might upset the status quo, which it why it makes little difference anymore which party gets their person into the White House. Just look at how the GOP party officials in Maine want to disenfrachise a segment of the population that couldn't get their results in on time due to bad weather, because that might result in a win for Ron Paul, the only principled Republican candidate who could bring about real changes in American policy.
6:31 pm on Friday, March 2, 2012
That's odd. Why all members of his family except him? Isuggest you read the following two links:
Mr. Wiesel is mentioned. And for the benefit of others following this thread who might not opt to follow the links, I will post a few salient excerpts ......
1:12 pm on Friday, March 2, 2012
And just to add insult to injury, the vastly exaggerated deaths of six million Jews has been used as an excuse to punish Germany, when in fact it was our own war crimes of carpet bombing whole German cities which destroyed that country's infrastructure, thereby cutting off vital supplies of food, water, and medicine to the relocation work faciities (erroneously called "concentration camps"), thus triggering massive Typhus outbreaks, requiring cremation and mass burials burials to prevent the epidemic from spreading. So perhaps Mr. Jones' opinions are not "uninformed and ignorant" after all.
1:06 pm on Friday, March 2, 2012
I don't like to see the english language impoverished by having generic words, like "holocaust", expropriated to apply only to a specific instance of the phenomenon it was meant to describe generally. In this case the philological damage has been almost total, since the word is now regularly used without even a capital H. But the thing I find particularly reprehensible is that at the same time the so-called Holocaust was taking place, 50 million non-Jews were being killed in a world Conflagration that would not have occurred had it not been for the introduction of the world destroying ideology of Communism by the Jew, Karl Marx, and the horrific massacres of Germans residing in the Danzig corridor, carried out by Marx's fellow Bolshevik Jews in Russia.
8:17 pm on Thursday, March 1, 2012
Brady's comments are disgusting. It ought to be against the law for an offical of a political party to badmouth a candidate, OR his platform, especially with epithets like "pathetic", "repugnant", and "ignorant".
6:53 pm on Thursday, March 1, 2012
Mark, please explain why you think it would be right for his family to be critcized and ridiculed. Would you engage in or condone such behavior? I wouldn't put it past someone like yourself, who stoops to name calling when someone has views different than your own.
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