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Operation REDMAP - This is the True Enemy of the State

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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 01:45 PM
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This right here is your shadow Government BS. This is your boogeyman.
Make no mistake about it, the American electorate didn't just suddenly turn conservative. Not at all. That is obvious to everyone with half a brain when we saw Clinton lose the election carrying more votes than any other white man in our countries history. You can roll out your irrelevant "but California" arguments all you want, and it changes nothing.
THIS is why our progressive nation got swept up in a sea of red.
Red District Majority Project

And please do not get it confused. I would be saying this is royally #ed regardless of who in power was doing the gerrymandering. As legal as this may be, this is disgusting to the core.
Conservatism is literally the minority in our country but through some brilliant nation wide redistricting efforts, funded by deep pockets of old money, they have made it so that they can govern from their minority for a long, long time.
If the left expects anything to change in 2, 4, 6, or 8 years - good luck.
It won't change in this system. Mark my words.
The left/liberals/progressives will be losing a whole lot of elections from here forward and it will have nothing to do with the message or emails or scandals or ideology.

How Republicans Rig the Game
Author Explains Why Democrats Have Zero Chance of Winning the House Until 2030

The Republicans have subverted the democratic system. This is an exceptional situation that demands exceptional action to preserve the sanctity and viability of our democracy.



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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 01:54 PM
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You cited Vox and RollingStone.

Ahhhhhahahahahahaha!!


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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 01:55 PM
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Whoever wins State elections gets to have more say in redistricting.

This is just the same boo hooing over election losses of a different nature than the presidential election.

Before this election the Dems were touting and carrying on about how they were going to turn places like Texas blue, lol the people have spoken.



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 01:59 PM
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under Obama the democrats lost over 1,300 seats nationwide including governors.

states decide the voting districts within their state and under Obama the democrats have lost a lot of seats in state politics so it`s no surprise that the voting districts might favor republicans.
Obama was a disaster for the democrat party nationwide.

the democrats need to concentrate on grass roots local and state politics and stop putting all their time and money into winning the presidency.
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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 01:59 PM
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State's votes for President are based on the whole State's total.

The Congressional Districts have nothing to do with it.



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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 02:00 PM
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The left seems wholly incapable of taking any responsibility for the election results.

Doubling and tripling down on the same behavior is not the key to success.



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 02:03 PM
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a reply to: MrPlow

This has nothing to do with votes for president...



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 02:08 PM
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originally posted by: MrPlow
The Republicans have subverted the democratic system. This is an exceptional situation that demands exceptional action to preserve the sanctity and viability of our democracy.


But no objection to redistricting efforts which supported Democrat control of the U.S. House from 1955 - 1995?

After every census, redistricting occurs--by necessity. A process is in place whereby state legislators of all parties serve on a committee and redraw maps. Give and take occurs. If any party objects to the outcomes, for crying out loud they take it to court.

The pendulum swings. In five years, we'll all be moaning and b*tching about other non-issues.

Take your outrage to the local level. That's where real change begins. Just ask the Tea Party. Dems are now using their movement as a boiler plate for re-taking the House, Senate, and Executive Branch.

And so it goes.



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 02:37 PM
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It's interesting that Rolling Stone, which we all know likes to write fake articles from time to time, is talking about how things are rigged now when back in October they wrote a nice, lengthy article about how difficult it is to rig an election...

Rolling Stone says sorry Trump, it's hard



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 02:44 PM
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Damn!

Busted.

Okay, you caught us.

Sorry.



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 03:16 PM
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Yes, it's called Gerrymandering, and should be illegal in most places..it's illegal here now, that's not to say that it is still going on, but hard to call.



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 04:05 PM
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a reply to: smurfy

No, it's called redistricting. It happens every census.



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 04:21 PM
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originally posted by: raymundoko
a reply to: smurfy

No, it's called redistricting. It happens every census.


It's both no and yes, all according to whom. It always works best when there is a bipartisan divide, the way politics used to work in Northern Ireland. It was Banned.
From the US FAQ,
"Redistricting is a very important part of the democratic process. Unfortunately, much of the work of redistricting takes place behind closed doors. Legislators and political consultants decide which streets or neighborhoods are in or out, specialists make the maps, and the public has little opportunity to weigh in. Districts are often crafted for political gain--a practice known as gerrymandering."
www.redistrictingthenation.com...

So it's still problematic, like it or not.

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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 04:41 PM
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a reply to: MrPlow

Epiphanies and turning over new leafs...

If there is going to be divisions...

Republicans versus Democrats conservatives versus liberals...

One party wants to preserve our traditions
The other wants to lay them to waste?

I don't know, I'm just a spectator.



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 04:46 PM
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a reply to: MrPlow

....would you like a "cheese pizza" with that red whine.......maybe some Podesta spirit cooking for desert....I can't imagine why the American public didn't see the DNC and Hillary as our savior from those sicko Conservatives...



posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 04:48 PM
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Please keep all forms of trollery to a minimum. Remember that posts removed for political trollery automatically count as TWO warnings.

As usual, do not reply to this post.



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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 04:52 PM
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OTHER than the coastal occupied areas WE ARE NOT Progressives nor activists.
The SHADOWS are the RINOS ALONE.
Trump is a WILD CARD businessman.HE isn't a lawyer ,attempting to read him like one is screwing up your perception
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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 04:53 PM
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Its hilarious, I keep clicking the threads thinking someone's gotta have a legitimate argument regarding Trump's election because of its potential feels to good to be true.

Yet every argument against Trump is pathetically weak and fails on its face.




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