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Discussion in 'Politics' started by Shelzin, Aug 25, 2012.

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    Put this on your platform and you put it in every ad you run... Obama, Mitt, Johnson... Whoever... I'll vote for you.

    I found the youtube version so maybe people will actually watch it.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izddjAp_N4I]David Bismark: E-voting without fraud - YouTube[/ame]


    This... this right here... If you actually promote this you might actually get you the moderates, independents, and even some libertarians who hate both parties... But this alone... This could get you numbers like crazy. Why not do it unless you are gaming the system?

    I'll vote for Willard. Straight out... Get him to put this in.

    I'll vote for Obama... I don't care... Get this in. Both state and federal elections.

    If one of the two above promote this, and Johnson says he'll do it... Sorry Johnson... I need this. The country needs this. The retarded tribal monkeys need to know.
     
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    This is something I've considered in the past myself. It also opens up all kinds of opportunity for far more public referendums which I believe there are far too few of currently.
     
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    That would stop some of those executive orders now wouldn't it........
     
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    Sure as hell wouldn't hurt.
     
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    They can ‘promote’ it to the extent they give their personal opinion on the subject, but they’re otherwise powerless to implement any such change. Voting laws, regulations, and policies are determined by the states; the Federal government monitors state laws to ensure they comport with Federal election laws and the Constitution.

    And what exactly would be accomplished by referenda that can’t be accomplished through the legislative process, including state and local jurisdictions. And the outcome of any referendum would still be subject to Constitutional case law.
     
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    The state of Iowa had gay marriage forced upon it by a handful of judges who soon there after found themselves unemployed. Had the people had their say in that case they'd not now be stuck with a state law the majority clearly opposes and said judges would still be free to do their jobs as opposed to looking for work due to their activism.

    For the people by the people just as was intended in our state and federal legislatures.
    Do you have an issue with blatant self governance where appropriate?
     
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    The president, many presidents, have been fighting wars where none was declared. I think they could do this too... But you are right... They shouldn't have the capability. I'd settle for the promotion. And I don't mean the bullshit look into it. Say ... This is what what need to do, this is what it costs, and this is what it does.

    An open election as described in the video would promote freedom and the spirit of the constitution. It's a great check and balance to the powers. It pisses me off that some other country came up with it before we did to be honest with you. But a good idea is a good idea... Whoever has it.

    Agreed... But this way there is an actual look... This is how I voted. Not just one place as access to the information... We can all check.

    And we all have, in our own hands, the ability to check that system against itself. That's power to the people.
     
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    excellent idea...
     
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    Very clever!
     
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    Good idea but what is needed more is that we convert from an Election Day to an election week. I apologize if that was in the video; I was doing something else when it was on. You mitigate factors such as bad weather preventing people from voting, emergencies delaying someone from getting to the polls, and irregularities can be remedied.

    Again, anything that makes the voting process more secure is a good thing. It's just that the process needs to be better engineered as well.
     

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