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Maraya1969

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We have a very important election coming up. Why don't we do like the republicans do and not hang

our own party!!! It is now that we should be extolling the virtues of having a Democratic president and a democratic controlled senate and congress.

I think everyone voting up a post that is anti-Obama is just hurting our chances for Democratic victories this Nov. I guarantee you that republicans don't and won't do this. That and a bunch of illegal activities are the reason they win elections in the first place. I say NO to illegal but YES to unity!

So please do not vote up anti-democratic OP's. Because that is not what we want the thousands of lurkers here seeing on our front page.

You can spend all the time you want after the election bitching about our president. But remember one thing. It was because of this man that millions of Americans will not die because of lack of health insurance. Remember when children were kicked off health insurance because of pre-existing conditions? Remember the numbers that showed how children in a hospital with no insurance DIED at a much higher rate that the Health insurance kids did? Remember all the people who lost their houses because of medical bills?

Remember the bikini graph where it showed how the bush administration caused the US to hemorrhage jobs and how it turned around with the new administration? And that is considering how republicans have done everything in their power to keep the job reports dismal - because that's just how caring they are. Remember how we were at the precipice of a real depression when President Obama took office?

Remember the Lilly Ledbetter act?

Remember the auto industry? What would have happened if a Mitt Romney were in charge and let them go bankrupt?

Remember how he pumped money, (and still is) into green energy and other environmental concerns? Can you fucking imagine what our country would look like if a Koch loving republican were in charge?

Please just remember that we need to keep the senate and because of gerrymandering it is going to be hard this time around.

Remember the government shutdown because Obama would not repeal Obamacare?

It is called "MARKETING". If you want to sell Barbie doll accessories and at the same time constantly talk about everything that is wrong with the Barbie doll you are going nowhere.

Our country needs all of us. We do not need anyone putting down any democrat. And I don't care if you think it is something that "should be said" or that "I have the right to say it" or whathehell ever egotistical reasons some will use to justify their need to bash. I say you are not a friend but a foe if you keep this shit up.

And the trolls just love you and love to click a thumbs up.

EDIT: I don't care if you believe whatever bashing you say is, "the truth". It is not the time.

If you are going to donate apparently this race is pivotal AND it's against Scott Brown

I don't know. I got this in my email from

JEANNE SHAHEEN FOR SENATE AGAINST SCOTT BROWN IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.


The Washington Post gives Democrats a 51% chance of holding the Senate and RealClearPolitics calls New Hampshire anyone’s game! In a toss-up like this, whoever wins New Hampshire will take the Senate.

Nate Silver says New Hampshire is one of the ONLY competitive states where the GOP is outspending Democrats on advertising.

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Look at the Ferguson records for car pull overs by race AND the results!

http://ago.mo.gov/VehicleStops/2013/reports/161.pdf


Look at the contraband hit rate. The hit rate for whites compared to number of searches is 34.02 and the hit rate for blacks is 21.71. This shows that most of the time blacks are pulled over and harassed for no reason and have done nothing wrong. But it also shows that in this area whites have a higher crime rate and I would personally like to shove that in certain people's faces.


What would happen if they pulled white people over and searched them at the same rate as black people based on the population percentages? Because right now there are 2 times the amount of black people to white people and yet contraband is found in more white cars. (And I understand that this figure could be misleading since the police don't just routinely pull over whites. But that being said we still do not know what would happen if they were pulled over at the same rate as blacks based on the population so just according to the information we have now white crime would rise very high.)

If anyone can figure out the exact numbers white crime, (based on contraband only) would rise if they were pulled over at a rate of 1/2 the number of blacks, (since they represent 1/2 the population) I would love to see and and I'll post it on here and site you as the source.

These numbers are actually X 100

Local population % of race
White - 33.65
Black - 63.00

Stops: Total - 5384
White - 686
Black - 4632

Searches: Total - 611
White - 47
Black - 562

Contraband hit rate: Total - 22.59
White - 34.04
Black - 21.71



con·tra·band
ˈkäntrəˌband/Submit
noun
1.
goods that have been imported or exported illegally.
"the police looked for drugs, guns, and other contraband"
goods forbidden to be supplied by neutrals to those engaged in war.
noun: contraband of war; plural noun: contrabands of war
(during the US Civil War) a black slave who escaped or was transported across Union lines.
adjective
adjective: contraband
1.
imported or exported illegally, either in defiance of a total ban or without payment of duty.
"contraband drug shipments"
synonyms: smuggled, black-market, bootleg, under the counter, illegal, illicit, unlawful; More






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