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JohnnyKilroy
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never defended a low interest rate on student loans.


#frickedgeneration

fricked because we are stupid.


SlowFlowPro
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but he certainly didn't lay out any specifics.

sure he did

cut taxes to grow the economy. find deductions to eliminate. he said this about 100 times during the debates

obama offered nothing above raise taxes on those making over $250k, which can't improve an economy


TheBiggestSpur
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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Obama won 50% of the Catholic vote


No he didn't. You can't be a Christian and vote for a Muslim Marxist. You can call yourself a Christian, but it doesn't make you one anymore than it makes me Shaquille O'Neal.


inelishaitrust
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find deductions to eliminate. he said this about 100 times during the debates


He never specifically named a loophole. His plan was vague.


TheBiggestSpur
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And those are the counties making the most money in Georgia, on the link I posted in another thread. BOOOOOOM. But they want handouts. yeah frickin RIGHT.


They have the most blacks and the most well-paying companies. Guess which group voted for the Kenyan and which group didn't.


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bulldogger
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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Obama won 39% of the white vote nationally.



Damnnnnn. White people stayed home.







Not really strong on that whole interpretation of numbers thing, eh?


TheOcean
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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cut taxes to grow the economy.


Do you honestly believe that cutting capital gains would have grown the economy? That's 110+ billion right off the table plus a big increase in military spending.

All while trying to balance the budget and filling in the holes by closing other loopholes (god knows what)

Doesn't add up. I'm shocked the democrats didn't challenge Romney more on his financial plan. There are a ton of question marks...
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Jake88
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Are we going to eventually get numbers from the actual vote and when?

I'm curious about the real D/R/I split to see if it's different than the Exits. As I understand it, 19 states were not exit polled and 14 of them were red states including Texas.
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TigersRuleTheEarth
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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t's a fact of life, stop blaming everything on blacks


Another interesting fact: Obama carried 93% of the black vote.

What can be gleamed from this stat? That black voters overwhelmingly voted based on race. More so than white voters.


petar
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well they shouldn't have voted for romney or obama


Most of my active political friends voted Gary Johnson myself included.

Republicans will continue to lose the vote of the youth if they don't reform their platform on social issues.

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romney promised a better economic plan that will lighten the horrible burden my generation is about to endure


I disagree. A plan to balance the budget by 2040 is not an economic plan


TheOcean
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That black voters overwhelmingly voted based on race.


Look at the black vote for the past 4-5 democratic candidates. I'm not sure how a 5% +/- bump can be construed as "black voters voted solely because of race."


baybeefeetz
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In an election in which 69.6 of registered voters in Brookline cast a ballot Tuesday, Kennedy, D-Brookline, received 21,949 votes in the town on his way to being elected as the next U.S. Representative for the Fourth Congressional District. Obama received 21,761 votes in Brookline in his successful bid for re-election, according to preliminary results.


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SlowFlowPro
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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He never specifically named a loophole.

have you ever read the tax code?

and i think he said deduction

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His plan was vague.

Obama, literally, offered no plan
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Bama2010
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Look at the black vote for the past 4-5 democratic candidates. I'm not sure how a 5% +/- bump can be construed as "black voters voted solely because of race."



It is if a lot of blacks would never vote except with Obama at the top of the ticket.


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TheOcean
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
Anyone else shocked that the democrats didn't say "Mitt, if you cut capital gains, you won't pay a dime in income taxes."


Jake88
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Do you honestly believe that cutting capital gains would have grown the economy?


Hmm, let's ask John F. Kennedy..

“tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital ... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy”

Reagan? "The historical record, best exemplified by the Reagan tax cuts, repeatedly demonstrates that federal tax revenues rise as capital gains tax rates are cut."


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inelishaitrust
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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Are we going to eventually get numbers from the actual vote and when?


I don't know. I imagine it's very unlikely. Stat mining ballots has to compromise the integrity of your choice to have reasonable anonymity with your vote.


SlowFlowPro
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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Do you honestly believe that cutting capital gains would have grown the economy?

yes. it would induce investment. why wouldn't that grow the economy? investing in companies that grow is the backbone of our economy

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That's 110+ billion right off the table

as if lower taxes don't lead to higher tax receipts


Duke
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re: Interesting election statistics thread
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Anyone else shocked that the democrats didn't say "Mitt, if you cut capital gains, you won't pay a dime in income taxes."


He was only going to cut capital gains for those making under $200,000. He would still be paying what he pays now.


TheOcean
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investing in companies that grow is the backbone of our economy


Or just widens the divide between the wealthy/upper-middle class and the lower class.

We would have businessmen paying nothing in taxes. Can you find how cutting the capital gains taxes from 30% to 15% helped fuel investing in other companies?


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