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Re: Re: U.S. 2004 Election Fraud.
From: dk <dk () pwarchitects com>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 12:54:17 -0600
pandora () swi com br wrote:
The US is a federal republic governed by _representative democracy_, so
this is they way it is /supposed/ to work it would seem.
US citizens need to be more active in choosing the state Senators &
Representatives that allow them electoral votes, and more careful about
what types of people are choosing the actual electors. In the end
though, these electors /are/ free to vote as they wish in many states,
regardless of what The People voted for. :(
Depending on your state/county/whatever, your vote did count a LOT LESS
than other votes. It all depends on how many electoral college votes your
How does that feel? Knowing that someone elses vote is more important
So I could feel fine that it is working as designed... It's of course
flawed, but it possibly beats a "Mob Rules" popular vote majority that a
direct democracy provides, especially for a diverse nation of former
immigrants like the U.S.
Hell who knows... this is all OT anyway.
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