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‘Strengthen’ America: NBC Pushes Liberal
Dream to Abolish Electoral College

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6/13/2019 10:22:40 PM

As NBC Nightly News continued its monotonous drumbeat on Thursday to elevate liberal policy positions ahead of the Democratic debate they were holding, the network gave the megaphone to South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg in order to push for abolishing the Electoral College. Correspondent Harry Smith let Buttigieg freely suggest the country had to “strengthen American democracy” because we were supposedly in an era of deteriorating voting rights. In reality, his “Big Idea” would damage the framework our founders put in place to protect the people from tyranny.“America over time has grown more democratic and I think that's a good thing, but it's not a one-way street.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/13/2019 10:38:17 PM (No. 97862)
FTA:It's becoming harder to vote and harder to make sure that your vote counts. Actually it is easier than ever to vote. In many states they even mail you the ballot with an envelope to return it. And you have 3 weeks to fill it out. You can stay plopped on the couch eating Ding Dongs while coloring in the circles for any and every 'D' candidate.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Highlander 6/13/2019 10:40:16 PM (No. 97863)
We’re going to have to push back, seriously hard, against all these liberal machinations against our Republic. They think they’re in the right. We have to show we’re more in the right than they.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/13/2019 10:41:22 PM (No. 97864)
Sorry, NBC, but, we need the electoral college more than ever to prevent the dims, our urban areas of decay, and you from stealing all future elections.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Remnants 6/13/2019 11:07:38 PM (No. 97878)
Oh yeah -- let's have states like New York and California determining who will be President of the United States.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/13/2019 11:21:25 PM (No. 97883)
The left believes in strength through weakness. Don't fall for their lies.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: clipped wings 6/13/2019 11:43:12 PM (No. 97900)
#5, as NPR attempts to "instruct" us, "Diversity is our strength." Baloney!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: leonardo 6/14/2019 1:22:59 AM (No. 97927)
In reality much of what most Democrat candidates espouse "would damage the framework our founders put in place to protect the people from tyranny.“ Proposals like abolition of the Electoral College, killing born infants if the mother so desires it, reparations, free stuff from taxpayers even if you refuse to work, open borders, illegals voting, sanctuary cities, carbon taxes, etc., are ALL pernicious initiatives designed specifically to be disruptive to America and/or it's constitution, designed by collectivists to undermine the nation. This is to be expected from the perfidious mainstream media which no longer deserves to be considered a "free press."
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/14/2019 3:11:51 AM (No. 97944)
Strengthen America? Hardly. It'll strengthen cities on the East and West Coast though. They're bastions of overcrowded commies. Take a look at NYC and LA/SF now. That's what the whole country will look like. Anybody living outside these hell holes will have no say whatsoever. The second revolution will commence.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: BillW. 6/14/2019 4:42:54 AM (No. 97949)
For over two years we've seen nothing but these children spouting progressive nonsense. They won't get their way, but since they also believe it'll be just fine to try stealing the 2020 election, President Trump will have to stop them...with our help. MAGA
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Reply 10 - Posted by: F15 Gork 6/14/2019 7:54:56 AM (No. 98020)
If the electoral college is abolished, a violent revolution will follow.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jhpeters2 6/14/2019 8:10:29 AM (No. 98036)
The left is trying to get their political whims met without even attempting to amend the constitution. An interstate compact of empty promises to subvert the constitution. This will most definitely meet a supreme court challenge. It will fail - unless the weaponized spying of the 0bama days has drawn blood with the nuttiness of John Roberts and either Gorsuch or Kavanaugh. Has anyone seen RBG lately?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 6/14/2019 9:13:16 AM (No. 98080)
Cities are natural incubators of group-think and our Northern coastal cities are just the worst. I’m mostly familiar with the West coast and have read the papers and watched local news programs in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco & Los Angeles. We do not want these herd animals making our choices for us.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bighambone 6/14/2019 11:26:30 AM (No. 98200)
The ultimate objective of the leftist Democrat political agenda, as listed in #7s post, is to eventually transform the USA into a socialist utopia. Then what would happen to all the “deplorables” who oppose that socialist agenda would be anyone’s guess, a big clue is inscribed in history and that process would most likely be very murderous and otherwise nasty indeed if the Democrat socialists ever attain permanent political power in what is now the USA. To abolish the Electoral College that is part of the US Constitution the leftist and liberal Democrats must either amend the US Constitution, or get the Supreme Court to change the US Constitution something that the Supreme Court does not have the lawful power to do. Since the many States that now benefit from the Electoral College are not about to amend the US Constitution, that leaves the Democrats with only a fraudulent political talking point aimed at their low information identity based constituency groups.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: franq 6/15/2019 7:14:36 AM (No. 98492)
Yes, #1, TOO easy to "vote".
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