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  1. 1. Who would you vote if Congress was PR.

    • Republican Party
    • Democratic Party
    • Never-Trump Republicans
    • Libertarian Party
    • Green Party
    • Constitution Party
    • Alliance Party
    • Working Families Party
    • Party for Socialism and Liberation
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    • Legal Marijuana Now Party
    • Peace and Freedom Party
      0
    • American Solidarity Party
    • Prohibition Party
      0
    • Socialist Workers Party
      0
    • Unity Party
      0
    • Workers World Party
      0
    • Socialist Equality Party
      0


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Would most likely vote for the WFP, assuming they were able to pop up chapters across the country and stuck to core grassroots values focusing on bettering the livelihoods of the people. However, depending on the circumstances, I could see myself throwing my vote at the Libertarian Party or another left wing or anti-authoritarian party.

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33 minutes ago, Cenzonico said:

the Libertarian and Working Families Party tying proves this system would work 😎

Except this is a very small sample size amongst people who have a strong dislike of the 2 party structure (though with mixed agreement on ways to address it). It's like the polls on LP websites that claims their candidate had a chance to make a difference (newsflash: that didn't happen)

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4 minutes ago, jvikings1 said:

Talk about some fireworks within the government

But it just might work. The Democrats are there to keep the WFP party from going too wacko but they can still work with the Greens to get a majority to pass progressive economic policies, while the Libertarians can make sure that the majority government doesn’t infringe on any rights.

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11 seats needed to win.

If the Libertarians try to form a coalition:

The Libertarians have 5 seats

The Republicans have 1 seat

The Never Trump Republicans have 2 seats

The Constitution Party has 1 seat

The Alliance Party has 1 seat

That leaves them with 10 seats, and they cannot form a government without a left-wing party supporting them.

 

The Working Families Party has 5 seats

The Green Party has 3 seats

The Democratic Party has 3 seats.

Yes, so far it seems that it will be a WFP government.

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42 minutes ago, Patine said:

How is the Working Families' Party, "wacky." I just looked up their platform? There seems nothing wacky or bizarre, or even extremist, about them. Can you please explain the use of this term?

I don’t think they’re wacky at the moment, in fact they’re my preferred party and I think out of every available party, they would improve the lives of the average American the most. However, leftist movements, even if they’re as grassroots as the WFP, historically tend to go wacko at one point or another. Whether it be authoritarianism, corruption, drifting too far into identity politics, etc. I think in this proportional universe the democrats would be fairly moderate, and able to use their 3 seats to prevent the WFP from going in that wacko direction.

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12 minutes ago, Patine said:

Yes, @Pringles, confusion is the typical result when the cold, hard truth is presented in a way that contradicts or challenges the mass, social engineering, brainwashing thresholds installed by your political masters, It's a natural stage on the path of freedom of ideology, thought, and opinion from the shackles of mass socio-political control. Take my hand and follow me to freedom, and the truth, and don't recede into the comfort of the Great Lie (Yeck! That sounds SO Gnostic!) 🙂

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15 minutes ago, Patine said:

My hatred or @Pringles's hatred? I'm actually in quite a decent mood right now.

I have no hatred. I feel good too! And I feel pretty free myself right now. Freedom of oppression is great... I cant imagine what you are experiencing in Canada right now. 

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2 minutes ago, Patine said:

Ah, so secure in your own self-delusions you would rather ridicule anyone who says the lie you live in is not what you are told than actually cue in and see that many of these warnings have empyrical truth to them, and you are actually not living the good life of freedom, prosperity, and political empowerment of the people you think you are.

"There is none so blind as he who will not see,"

-Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Saviour

"It is far easier to convince them of a big lie than a small one,"

-Adolf Hitler

I actually am living a life of pretty good freedom. I got this thing called a VPN which protects me from the big bad Government. 

I live a life rarely in fear, (unless days like Jan. 6 happen.)

I also do not live in constant fear of corporations, and credit cards.

I consider myself pretty well off compared to many. And for that, I am blessed. 😄 

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7 minutes ago, Patine said:

Ah, so secure in your own self-delusions you would rather ridicule anyone who says the lie you live in is not what you are told than actually cue in and see that many of these warnings have empyrical truth to them, and you are actually not living the good life of freedom, prosperity, and political empowerment of the people you think you are.

"There is none so blind as he who will not see,"

-Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Saviour

"It is far easier to convince them of a big lie than a small one,"

-Adolf Hitler

“Patine is a stinky poo”

- President Barack Obama

- Mahatma Ghandi

- Adolf Hitler

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