Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 23

Thread: Vote!!!

  1. #11
    High Priestess of The Classics Jenny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Here and there....
    Posts
    1,512
    Thanks
    21,871
    Thanked 9,458 Times in 1,514 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Frosty View Post
    Fuck, this isn't looking good. They've pretty much got the senate and the house isn't looking too good.

    Maybe America's just a hateful piece of shit country to live in now. Maybe that's what it is.
    Well, they still have the senate, but they lost the house. Case in point..... my congressional district was Republican for 24 years. Not any more.

    sig courtesy of B.Bubba

  2. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Jenny For This Useful Post:


  3. #12
    I work here..? Frosty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Strawberry Fields
    Posts
    9,781
    Thanks
    51,126
    Thanked 46,612 Times in 9,344 Posts
    It's still a defensive battle through.
    My HEVC/H.265/x265 videos can be played with either VLC or MPC-HC



    "Day after day it reappears...
    Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear...
    Ghosts appear and fade away..."

  4. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Frosty For This Useful Post:


  5. #13
    Persephone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    212
    Thanks
    4,769
    Thanked 2,620 Times in 212 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Jenny View Post
    Well, they still have the senate, but they lost the house. Case in point..... my congressional district was Republican for 24 years. Not any more.
    I'm glad that my district might turn blue for the first time...ever. Historical data is hard to come by, but the district that I live in was only created in 1993, and has been red ever since.

  6. The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to Persephone For This Useful Post:


  7. #14
    Super Moderator Misrule's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    8,516
    Thanks
    18,145
    Thanked 253,519 Times in 8,509 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Toto View Post
    Please go voting !

    It is further my opinion, that Carthage must be destroyed
    Carthago delenda est?

  8. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Misrule For This Useful Post:


  9. #15

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    170
    Thanks
    486
    Thanked 985 Times in 167 Posts
    Turnout was around 50% and 3-5 hour queues to cast a vote is the norm. Just seems weirdly inefficient having to sacrifice a day to vote. In the UK you can get it all done in 2 mins (no queues) and you're never more than 1 mile from a voting station. But to be fair the postal voting isn't trusted as much here as it's often lost on route or not counted due to late delivery.

  10. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to ra5whore For This Useful Post:


  11. #16
    Super Moderator Toto's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    The Right Side
    Posts
    2,095
    Thanks
    15,301
    Thanked 11,984 Times in 2,241 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Misrule View Post
    Carthago delenda est?
    Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam


    I have a question.
    What is the difference between Senat and Congress ?
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

  12. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Toto For This Useful Post:


  13. #17
    Die Another Day BondJmsBond's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    2,135
    Thanks
    14,069
    Thanked 11,830 Times in 2,134 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Toto View Post
    Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam


    I have a question.
    What is the difference between Senat and Congress ?

    Congress describes the overall US legislative government; it is the ober-word for both the House and the Senate.

  14. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to BondJmsBond For This Useful Post:


  15. #18
    jumping on eggshells sp88's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    2,458
    Thanks
    23,788
    Thanked 13,139 Times in 2,458 Posts
    sooo ...... what happened?? - we're all dying to know

    did trumpie get his sorry orange ass spanked or did america sink below the swamp after all?

    "i know enough to know what's instantly forgettable"

  16. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to sp88 For This Useful Post:


  17. #19
    Die Another Day BondJmsBond's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    2,135
    Thanks
    14,069
    Thanked 11,830 Times in 2,134 Posts
    The Republicans kept a slight majority in the Senate, and the Democrats made gains and took over the House.

    It'll be the logjam scenario with possible attempt(s) to impeach Trump.

    It may be a decent outcome, as I get nervous when either party has control of government.

  18. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to BondJmsBond For This Useful Post:


  19. #20
    jumping on eggshells sp88's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    2,458
    Thanks
    23,788
    Thanked 13,139 Times in 2,458 Posts
    hmm, i see

    if i'm understanding that correctly (we europeans have very little notion what congress/house/senate et al actually mean in real terms), the carotene cockwomble has crippled the nation and brought it to a political standstill .....?

    come on, cia, you got away with it in '63 - start plotting again

    "i know enough to know what's instantly forgettable"

  20. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to sp88 For This Useful Post:


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •