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GOP: R.I.P.?

mulbery Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:08 AM
That's exactly the kind of trogylodyte thinking that loses elections. A republican push to bar people from voting unless they own real estate? That will kill your party real fast.
Neal from PA Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:27 AM

Not a fair comparison…Chris102 has made a very good point. The conflict of interest is very real and the freebies just keep on coming; that someone else is paying for.

mulbery Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:48 AM
How about if we can baptists from voting because they're going to vote to evangelize people from other religions? Its a conflict of interest, isn't it? Because jews and muslims and athiests are consitutionally gauranteed their right to practce their religion, or not, as the case may be.
Texas Chris Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:37 AM
What about disallowing welfare recipients from voting? I mean, if you earn a paycheck you HAVE skin in the game... But if Uncle Sam is paying your bills, you'll vote for more goodies. It's a conflict of interest.

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