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  •  The GOP is banking on making up the shortfall (2+ / 0-)
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    DuzT, renzo capetti

    between the number of voters it's losing to death and party switching and new registrations and demographics with vote suppression if not outright fraud, gerrymandering and split electoral college votes. I.e. cheating. For the next few election cycles this will be a problem for us, but much beyond 2020, it's simply unsustainable, like the low taxes, spending cuts and deregulatory policies they continue to pursue. They are the dinosaur party.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 03:38:18 PM PST

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    •  2many can't hold their breath/7more yrs (0+ / 0-)

      clime parches on. terms: ocean rise, weather re-patterning, storm pathology, drout-famine, acceptance of nature.

      by renzo capetti on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 04:17:11 PM PST

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    •  Splitting EC votes is dead for now (2+ / 0-)
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      kovie, GayHillbilly

      Vote suppression is under siege in the courts and at the ballot box. It is only going to get worse for them. Now we have to go after their candidates, the Supreme Court, the filibuster, and above all:

      Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

      by Mokurai on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 06:17:34 PM PST

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