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i'd really like to learn more about the philosophy that seems to drive the "other half" of the united states. but i react badly to fox news and conservative talk radio. help me find a conservative writer or speaker i can trust and respect. [more inside]
posted by phoeniciansailor
on Feb 21, 2010 -
I was looking at a spoof map showing the 'United States of Canada' and 'Jesusland'. In it, the 'blue' states were now part of Canada, and the 'red' states were what's left of the US. With the increasing divide between the two sides, what would happen if those 'blue' states seceded somehow. Don't they represent most of the economic prosperity in this country? And what does that fact say about the this country?
(I know this is not possible, but it is interesting to look at the relationship between economics and political leaning.)
posted by eas98
on Nov 5, 2004 -
Can someone please explain why a candidate gets all of the electoral votes in a given state if they have the majority of votes in that state?
Wouldn't it be more sensible and accurate to allow electoral votes to be distributed according to the percent of votes carried by each candidate in that state?
Am I missing something?
posted by fenriq
on Oct 8, 2004 -