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Politically...Where do you stand?

Far Right... ultra-concervative
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9%
Right... concervative
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18%
Center ... moderate
9
14%
Left ... liberal
9
14%
Far Left ... ultra-liberal
9
14%
none of the above or other
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31%
 
Total votes : 65

Political Thread..... VOTE HERE!

Postby jay_a2j on Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:51 pm

Lets see where everyone falls on the political spectrum.
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Postby Phate on Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:54 pm

I took a thing before it said right.
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Postby rocksolid on Sun Jun 11, 2006 5:26 pm

These labels mean very different things in different countries. Liberal pretty much means conservative in some contexts - like Quebec, where the spectrum is more a question of increased government control vs. reduced government control, with the latter being "Liberal". I think you're more interested in American politics, so maybe you want to specify that.
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Postby pikmin on Sun Jun 11, 2006 6:24 pm

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Postby Shaman on Sun Jun 11, 2006 7:02 pm

There's alot more than liberal/conservative or democrat/republican in American politics too.

Good Americans don't vote.
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Postby HighBorn on Sun Jun 11, 2006 7:11 pm

politics is like prostitues.. give em the money and the'll leave u alone :)
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Postby haha on Sun Jun 11, 2006 7:20 pm

i am a republican
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Postby Shaman on Sun Jun 11, 2006 7:20 pm

HighBorn wrote:politics is like prostitues.. give em the money and the'll leave u alone :)



Except politicians don't get me off.


Unless we're talking Janet Reno she's hot.


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Postby HighBorn on Sun Jun 11, 2006 7:30 pm

now that would be film worthy...lol
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Postby joeyjordison on Sun Jun 18, 2006 7:58 am

whoever put Far Right... ultra-concervative needs their head examined.

i know wat u mean about politics being different in different places but i just feel the need to make a statement.

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Postby Stopper on Sun Jun 18, 2006 8:40 am

How come you've no got a circle for us red-blooded socialists???
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Postby Bozo on Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:30 am

I dont know how you can lable yourselves as one thing, sure you may agree with some liberal issues that dont mean that you should vote liberal for every election till you die. Because you would be dummer than a bag of crap if you already made up your mind based on whatever party you did agree with on a few issues twenty years ago. So I ask you to do one thing when there is a election THINK!!!! Dont become blindsided by a party label.
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Postby TitusFinn on Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:37 am

Shaman wrote:
Good Americans don't vote.


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Postby TitusFinn on Sun Jun 18, 2006 11:00 am

Aren't we all a bit of everything, really? It's insane to vote for a party, just because that's tradition or I'm a die-hard Demo or Rep and will vote that way 'til death. It's moronic and ignorant. You should vote for the best person.

And this propaganda that you're "throwing away your vote" if you vote for a third party is just bogus. If EVERYONE "threw their vote" away maybe there'd be some REAL change in America.

And why is it that the Reps and Dems are terrified of having a third party in the debates? What are they scared of?

And these rants on liberals can EASILY be turned around on the CONSERVATIVES. Remember McCarthy? Facism is just as frightening as socialism.

Also...there's another word for the left that is much more equal to the word "conservative", since "liberal" is now a dirty word, it's "progressive". "Progressive" is a much better way to explain a democrat that isn't a hard-core lefty.
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Postby Augusta on Sun Jun 18, 2006 11:37 am

TitusFinn wrote:Aren't we all a bit of everything, really? It's insane to vote for a party, just because that's tradition or I'm a die-hard Demo or Rep and will vote that way 'til death. It's moronic and ignorant. You should vote for the best person.

And this propaganda that you're "throwing away your vote" if you vote for a third party is just bogus. If EVERYONE "threw their vote" away maybe there'd be some REAL change in America.

And why is it that the Reps and Dems are terrified of having a third party in the debates? What are they scared of?

And these rants on liberals can EASILY be turned around on the CONSERVATIVES. Remember McCarthy? Facism is just as frightening as socialism.

Also...there's another word for the left that is much more equal to the word "conservative", since "liberal" is now a dirty word, it's "progressive". "Progressive" is a much better way to explain a democrat that isn't a hard-core lefty.


some really wise thoughts here Titus, although I wouldn't go as far as to say that liberalisme equals socialism, nor that conservatism equals facism (only in their most extreme forms)... the word progressive is more relevant regarding liberalism and certainly in Europe there are many liberal parties that could easily go under that "label" - but there are also liberal parties in Europe that are more right-wing that left-wing (we don't have the two party system, so I believe the political landscape in Europe might be more fragmented than in the US - might be)

as for what the Reps and the Dem is scared of? losing power.
Thats why they have this "alliance" against third (or fourth, fifth etc. parties). As of now the two of them pretty much sets the political agenda in the US.
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