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    Nov 06, 2012 3:38 AM GMT
    Obama is going to win handily.

    The Dems hold the Senate...no problem

    The Repubs are going to lose at some in the House....and maybe even control.

    But this is going to be great turnaround for the Dems and the Repubs are going to get a resounding rebuke.
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    Nov 06, 2012 9:49 AM GMT
    Please go and vote Americans - especially considering the amount of discussion on the forums in recent months. Members outside the US will be glad when its all over!
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    Nov 06, 2012 2:07 PM GMT
    ozgreenguy saidPlease go and vote Americans - especially considering the amount of discussion on the forums in recent months. Members outside the US will be glad when its all over!

    Excuse me, but the members outside the US have contributed quite handily to the discussions on the US elections....one might even say "maniacally" in some cases!
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    Nov 06, 2012 2:12 PM GMT
    Caslon21000 said
    ozgreenguy saidPlease go and vote Americans - especially considering the amount of discussion on the forums in recent months. Members outside the US will be glad when its all over!

    Excuse me, but the members outside the US have contributed quite handily to the discussions on the US elections....one might even say "maniacally" in some cases!



    That's because there's no escape from it, The media in our countries have basted, marinated, soaked, and slow cooked us in your election for weeks and weeks. Then a lot of us come here and....more of the same. So, when in Rome do as the Romans do, in this case Rome being inescapable.

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    Nov 06, 2012 2:36 PM GMT
    ozgreenguy saidMembers outside the US will be glad when its all over!



    Members INSIDE the US will be glade when it's all over too.
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    Nov 06, 2012 2:39 PM GMT
    CuriousJockAZ said
    ozgreenguy saidMembers outside the US will be glad when its all over!



    Members INSIDE the US will be glade when it's all over too.


    Why wait? Spray now.

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    Nov 06, 2012 10:37 PM GMT
    meninlove said
    That's because there's no escape from it, The media in our countries have basted, marinated, soaked, and slow cooked us in your election for weeks and weeks. Then a lot of us come here and....more of the same. So, when in Rome do as the Romans do, in this case Rome being inescapable.


    Here here Meninlove - if only the elections in our respective countries were given the same level (or even some) attention by the American media. Most Americans wouldn't have a Clue as to who our countries current leaders are - let alone knowing the opposition as intimately as we know Romney!
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    Nov 06, 2012 11:06 PM GMT
    Caslon21000 predicts...

    #stuffHappening


    I applaud your optimism. My own take on it is less so.

    I think the quadrennial theatre/sham we have in this nation that allows us sheeple to "elect" a leader will be typically close, a nail-biter if you will, to those who invest a great deal of energy into it.

    Obama will win, probably with a narrow margin of a handful to no more than a dozen electoral votes, with the popular vote skewing much more closely to within a difference of a few million at most.

    The Senate won't change much, remaining marginally in Democratic control.

    The House could prove to be a little surprising, but I expect that it will lose only a few Repub seats at worst, but not to the point of losing control.

    In short, same shit, different election.
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    Nov 06, 2012 11:07 PM GMT
    My own interest (and regular comment) regarding the US presidential/senate/house elections has been motivated primarily by a wish not to see an anti-gay political party prevailing in that country. As a gay man, I do not see anything wrong in lobbying for 'gay-friendly' government in the most influential country in the world. It is not as if I have ever lied about who I am or where I am from (which is more than can be said for quite a few US RJ members, particularly the conservatives/socks who like to crow about foreigners having an opinion).
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    Nov 07, 2012 12:39 AM GMT
    meninlove said
    Caslon21000 said
    ozgreenguy saidPlease go and vote Americans - especially considering the amount of discussion on the forums in recent months. Members outside the US will be glad when its all over!

    Excuse me, but the members outside the US have contributed quite handily to the discussions on the US elections....one might even say "maniacally" in some cases!



    That's because there's no escape from it, The media in our countries have basted, marinated, soaked, and slow cooked us in your election for weeks and weeks. Then a lot of us come here and....more of the same. So, when in Rome do as the Romans do, in this case Rome being inescapable.


    Nobody's forcing your media to broadcast that way. Maybe if your countries werent so boring, useless, and of no consequence, then your politics would be more interesting. But your parliments amount to voting for the Board of Directors of a condominium association.
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    Nov 07, 2012 12:52 AM GMT
    Sounds awesome Cas... Obama well ahead in Florida, but you would expect that... the west hasn't come in yet.. thats more Romney country!
  • coolarmydude

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    Nov 07, 2012 12:55 AM GMT
    Wow! Florida is leaning Obama!! I didn't expect that. Although it's still too early, 36% of precincts have reported and Obama is up by 4% over Romney (almost 120,000 votes). And that lead has been increasing as precincts continue to report.
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    Nov 07, 2012 12:58 AM GMT
    Caslon21000 saidObama is going to win handily.

    The Dems hold the Senate...no problem

    The Repubs are going to lose at some in the House....and maybe even control.

    But this is going to be great turnaround for the Dems and the Repubs are going to get a resounding rebuke.


    Yes, I see Obama returning to the POTUS, and both the Senate and House going Democrat. It won't be filibuster proof, but I'm sure the rules can be changed to stop the Party of No from sabotaging the United States any further.
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    Nov 07, 2012 1:00 AM GMT
    Caslon21000 said. Maybe if your countries werent so boring, useless, and of no consequence


    Steady on. Admittedly our elections are a bit pedestrian compared to yours, but I think we punch well above our weight when it comes to international influence.
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    Nov 07, 2012 1:04 AM GMT
    It's way too early (8% reporting), but Obama has a huge lead over Romney in Ohio.
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    Nov 07, 2012 1:09 AM GMT
    Ex_Mil8 said
    Caslon21000 said. Maybe if your countries werent so boring, useless, and of no consequence


    Steady on. Admittedly our elections are a bit pedestrian compared to yours, but I think we punch well above our weight when it comes to international influence.

    Well, yeah, for England. Everybody loves England.

    But people say the damnest thing about America....like how are we responsible for what their media broadcasts? However, if you want to say such things, I can guarantee you that Caslon can come up with some doozies to say about other's countries.

    I actually quite liked coming up with "your parliaments amount to voting for the Board of Directors of a condominium association"

    HA!

    Scorch!
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    Nov 07, 2012 1:29 AM GMT
    Caslon21000 said
    Ex_Mil8 said
    Caslon21000 said. Maybe if your countries werent so boring, useless, and of no consequence


    Steady on. Admittedly our elections are a bit pedestrian compared to yours, but I think we punch well above our weight when it comes to international influence.

    Well, yeah, for England. Everybody loves England.

    But people say the damnest thing about America....like how are we responsible for what their media broadcasts? However, if you want to say such things, I can guarantee you that Caslon can come up with some doozies to say about other's countries.

    I actually quite liked coming up with "your parliaments amount to voting for the Board of Directors of a condominium association"

    HA!

    Scorch!


    Lol

    Of course I am happy with the coverage. Believe it or not, there are a lot of Brits interested in US politics.

    As for the Mother of all Parliaments, she was around when your idea of a condominium still looked like this.
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    Nov 07, 2012 1:43 AM GMT
    Ex_Mil8 said
    Caslon21000 said
    Ex_Mil8 said
    Caslon21000 said. Maybe if your countries werent so boring, useless, and of no consequence


    Steady on. Admittedly our elections are a bit pedestrian compared to yours, but I think we punch well above our weight when it comes to international influence.

    Well, yeah, for England. Everybody loves England.

    But people say the damnest thing about America....like how are we responsible for what their media broadcasts? However, if you want to say such things, I can guarantee you that Caslon can come up with some doozies to say about other's countries.

    I actually quite liked coming up with "your parliaments amount to voting for the Board of Directors of a condominium association"

    HA!

    Scorch!


    Lol

    Of course I am happy with the coverage. Believe it or not, there are a lot of Brits interested in US politics.

    As for the Mother of all Parliaments, she was around when your idea of a condominium still looked like this.
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    Nov 07, 2012 2:08 AM GMT
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    meninlove said
    Caslon21000 said
    ozgreenguy saidPlease go and vote Americans - especially considering the amount of discussion on the forums in recent months. Members outside the US will be glad when its all over!

    Excuse me, but the members outside the US have contributed quite handily to the discussions on the US elections....one might even say "maniacally" in some cases!



    That's because there's no escape from it, The media in our countries have basted, marinated, soaked, and slow cooked us in your election for weeks and weeks. Then a lot of us come here and....more of the same. So, when in Rome do as the Romans do, in this case Rome being inescapable.


    Nobody's forcing your media to broadcast that way. Maybe if your countries werent so boring, useless, and of no consequence, then your politics would be more interesting. But your parliments amount to voting for the Board of Directors of a condominium association.


    Oh for heavens sake, rofl. As it's been explained ad nauseum, when the US sneezes our countries catch a cold. We'd think all the attention would puff that ego of yours up all that much more. icon_wink.gif

    In the meantime, many up here are thinking this could very well end in a very slight victory win for the Presidency,....by Romney.

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    Nov 07, 2012 2:10 AM GMT
    #MotherOfParliaments

    Though she WAS of marginal use to us in the former colonies (in that we had no substantial representation in her), but certainly a model for us when we convened the Continental Congress and later, the Congress as modeled in the Constitution.

    And save for that bit of unpleasantness in the Realm during the tenure of His Excellency the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell, I'd say it has been a very good example among legislative assemblies, much more so than the other examples we have in Europe of that era.

    I hear that the Assemblée Nationale (or the latter months of its predecessor assembly, Les États-Généraux) were a real hoot in the summer of 1789.
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    Nov 07, 2012 2:15 AM GMT
    meninlove said
    Caslon21000 said
    meninlove said
    Caslon21000 said
    ozgreenguy saidPlease go and vote Americans - especially considering the amount of discussion on the forums in recent months. Members outside the US will be glad when its all over!

    Excuse me, but the members outside the US have contributed quite handily to the discussions on the US elections....one might even say "maniacally" in some cases!



    That's because there's no escape from it, The media in our countries have basted, marinated, soaked, and slow cooked us in your election for weeks and weeks. Then a lot of us come here and....more of the same. So, when in Rome do as the Romans do, in this case Rome being inescapable.


    Nobody's forcing your media to broadcast that way. Maybe if your countries werent so boring, useless, and of no consequence, then your politics would be more interesting. But your parliments amount to voting for the Board of Directors of a condominium association.


    Oh for heavens sake, rofl. As it's been explained ad nauseum, when the US sneezes our countries catch a cold. We'd think all the attention would puff that ego of yours up all that much more. icon_wink.gif

    In the meantime, many up here are thinking this could very well end in a very slight victory win for the Presidency,....by Romney.


    With the multitudes of complete idiots in America, there is no doubt that that is a possibility. It is mind boggling how ignorant vast vast vast numbers of Americans are. And I am totally flabbergasted that the rest of the world isnt totally fed up with a bunch of bible-thumping, science-denying creatants voting in elections for the most powerful man in the world!
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    Nov 07, 2012 2:17 AM GMT
    Caslon21000 saidObama is going to win handily.

    The Dems hold the Senate...no problem

    The Repubs are going to lose at some in the House....and maybe even control.

    But this is going to be great turnaround for the Dems and the Repubs are going to get a resounding rebuke.



    I wholeheartedly agree that President Obama will win, handily.
    And, I expect that the Democrats will pick up one or two seats, in the Senate.
    But, I see no way of the Democrats gaining control of the House.
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    Nov 07, 2012 2:22 AM GMT
    #PuerileVoting

    What I'd like to know is if that cute Etienne Collins won the district seat in the recent provincial elections in Montréal.

    Realllly would liked to have given him some international attention. icon_biggrin.gif
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    Nov 07, 2012 2:22 AM GMT


    Cas...it's not just the 'Vote for Jaysus' crowd (who are doing the opposite as Christ was really quite the commie) but there's a vast number of people globally who look only at the optics.

    "Oooh what a handsome man and those handsome sons and lovely blond wife and they're stinkin' RICH so they must be good folks!"

    There seems to be a rather high concentration of people like that in parts of the US. Its similar to the phenomenon of so many people being hypnotized by say, John Travolta and Tom Cruise etc and immediately join the faith they pump.
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    Nov 07, 2012 2:41 AM GMT
    meninlove said ...Christ was really quite the commie


    I'd say Christ would be more accurately described as a theocrat, or a monarchist with unusually socialist values considering his upbringing in a tribal culture that was occupied by a foreign military power.

    To wit, his self-identification as King, and his role (or claim) as Redeemer and High Priest to YHWH, the God of Israel.

    But that's just my opinion (worth all of two denarii) icon_razz.gif

    meninlove said"Oooh what a handsome man ..."


    Well, slightly guilty on this count. As I was saying about the young Mr. Collins in my post above - were I a resident of Montréal and had voting eligibility - knowing nothing else about the candidates, he would have had my vote.

    I mean, how could this hot little fucker not win..? In a largely gay constituency no less!

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