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A group to discuss world politics where the liberals can insult anyone who doesn't agree with them in a "Safe" place.
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Latest Activity: Dec 10, 2016
Started by El Gato Dec 8, 2016.
Just like The Boogie Man the left has invented the Alt Right.I have been called a nazi and every other (insert ist, ism, and phobia here) but I never got my invitation to join. That's why I dont…Continue
We should begin using this group.I know they will all look to see what is going on and certain Alt Left people will not be able to resist posting.It could be fun.Continue
Good information that you should know and tell others about
Electoral college debate
Our Founders in their infinite wisdom created the Electoral College to ensure the STATES were fairly represented. Why should one or two densely populated areas speak for the whole of the nation?
The following list of statistics has been making the rounds on the Internet and it should finally put an end to the argument as to why the Electoral College makes sense.
There are 3,141 counties in the United States.
Trump won 3,084 of them.Clinton won 57.
There are 62 counties in New York State.
Trump won 46 of them.Clinton won 16.
Clinton won the popular vote by approx. 1.5 million votes.
In the 5 counties that encompass NYC, (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Richmond & Queens) Clinton received well over 2 million more votes than Trump. (Clinton won 4 of these counties; Trump won Richmond)
Therefore these 5 counties alone, more than accounted for Clinton winning the popular vote of the entire country.
These 5 counties comprise 319 square miles.
The United States is comprised of 3,797,000 square miles.
When you have a country that encompasses almost 4 million square miles of territory, it would be ludicrous to even suggest that the vote of those who inhabit a mere 319 square miles should dictate the outcome of a national election.
Large, densely populated cities (NYC, Chicago, LA, etc) don’t and shouldn’t speak for the rest of our country.
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