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Kaarous 6 points ago +6 / -0

Grammatical point here. Murder is for humans. This would be pesticide.

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Kaarous 1 point ago +1 / -0

Ah I see your point. You're basically saying that the existence of single issue parties is a valuable tool to unseat an established political group, in your case complacent right wing parties who don't act on their platform. Certainly valid, but I'd point out that said groups still have a stranglehold on the political agenda because even as the largest single party, with 20% they cannot govern.

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Kaarous 1 point ago +1 / -0

So, in order.

No I don't think that's how a parliamentary system works. One has but to take a look at Europe to see this. France where the entire administrative state colluded to keep anti immigration parties from holding office. Italy, where their government collapses every eighteen months like clockwork and they seesaw between mildly right wing and outright communist. Or Germany, where actually being right wing is effectively illegal and they pretty much reestablished the Stazi in the last few years.

I'm not saying that what we have here is working. But what Europe has most certainly is not working either.

Next, "giving up".

For a little while I thought you must have replied to the wrong person. I told you that the most likely outcome is that the right is going to declare war, exterminate the left and abolish democracy. That's the opposite giving up.

Let me put it this way. You're playing a game of cards around a table, and you catch several people outright cheating. They bottom deal, they mark, they're playing together, several different kinds of cheating.

To keep playing a rigged game is not perseverance. It's stupidity.

The only correct response is to either walk away from the table, or kick it over and start shooting. The right in America is presently having that discussion with itself.

And lastly.

My government was stolen a hundred years ago, when that miserable Bolshevik cripple Roosevelt was allowed to enact blatant socialism and asset confiscation without reprisal. My ancestors abjectly failed to protect the posterity this nation, because of a manufactured economic crisis. Since my generation doesn't have a time machine, we're cleaning up the mess instead.

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Kaarous 1 point ago +1 / -0

How is the US better though?

Right now it's not, but that's in no small part because we're too complacent to have rooted out the corrupt political mafia that is the DNC.

That said, I think there's definitely merit to being able to view the intended governing coalition before voting on it. Rather than it being arranged afterwards with no say from the voter.

Urbanist

In our language it's "urbanite", but in a case like you're talking about, the answer is get the heck out. It's far too late to unseat electoral fraud from the cities, which is the core of the issue and has very little to do with having first past the post.

As far as the development of the US, the cities are going to starve and they're going to burn. And good riddance.

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Kaarous 1 point ago +1 / -0

That makes no sense. You previously spent several paragraphs telling me about how many small issues have their own entire political parties.

So if no one actually opposes the farmers and all the right wing groups already have the same thing on the party agenda anyway... then it doesn't matter who anyone is voting for as long as you don't vote for any left wing party.

In any case the salient point is whether or not they're included in a governing coalition and actually get to enact their agenda.

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Kaarous 1 point ago +1 / -0

Except that it clearly doesn't give ideas proper representation. If it did, the "I don't want to be raped by muslims" party and the"I refuse to eat bugs" party would be pulling in a lot more than twenty percent.

It's just adding a middle man, because to attain a governing majority they have to compromise on a coalition anyway. But the voters don't get a say in that, just the party bosses.

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Kaarous 2 points ago +2 / -0

The only correct response to emotional hostage taking is to agree and amplify. They say they'll kill themselves? I say "do a backflip."

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Kaarous 1 point ago +1 / -0

Wrestling, particularly ground wrestling, is a good way to get your guts cut out by anyone with a knife, which in some cultures is everyone. It's for sport and always has been, even going back four thousand years when wrestling was called pankration it wasn't a real combat technique.

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Kaarous 2 points ago +2 / -0

15 party system

I've said it before and I'll say it again, parliamentary systems are an unjustifiable clusterfuck.

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Kaarous 12 points ago +12 / -0

until at least age 18

How about never?

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Kaarous 8 points ago +8 / -0

If he's even alive. They could very well be delaying in hopes of getting a decent body double rounded up, or handing out enough bribes to find a way to make his bitch wife senator instead.

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Kaarous 12 points ago +12 / -0

Not even kidding, that's my actual wife.

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Kaarous 3 points ago +3 / -0

Good? Most so called startups are pie in the sky or outright grifts. We don't need more shitty mobile games and period tracking apps. The software industry is long overdue for cutting the fat.

by XlDEN
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Kaarous 2 points ago +2 / -0

Clearly he'd have been better off in the system.

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Kaarous 1 point ago +1 / -0

Some manlet I knew in the Army got raped by a troon once while drunk. I laughed my ass off.

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