Maybe it is time.

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Campfire, Aug 2, 2020.

  1. Campfire

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    I know this seems a bit radical but maybe it is time we change our President/Vice President structure. Our country has never been so divided and hatred except during civil war. Each party that gets in power is only concerned about maintaining power and the the side in the minority does every to hurt the majority. There is no more bipartisanship. My idea.....Maybe the looser of Presidential election should be the Vice President for next 4 years. So no more tickets. Winner is pres loser is VP. Maybe just maybe this would force both sides to come to the middle to get stuff solved. Just a thought but we live in radical times and sometimes you have to have a radical idea to fix things. Thoughts?
     
  2. carnivore

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    There would be a bunch of assassination attempts lol! It think thats why trump picked pence, the left prefers trump over pence (a religious guy who would spend less.) they prefer to pick on trump over pence as well imo. He is a much better villain.
     
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  3. High Rack

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    Uhhhh, that's a big no. We got some old tards on both sides not far from kicking off, it's just one side has a few more than the other and that's a good thing for long term health of the country, it will work it's self out, nature always comes through in the end.
     
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  4. Carl

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    "It will work it's self out, nature always comes through in the end."

    I hope you are right.
     
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  5. xbokilla

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    I think this thread speaks a little to what I’ve said in the past, no matter who is the president if we can’t start meeting in the middle on a few things then our country is dead in the water. Right is far right, left is far left. I think even as recent as the Clinton presidency there was some bipartisanship but the 2000s have been nuts. It’s like the second someone is elected it’s time to draw the line and fight them tooth and nail on everything and start pushing for the next candidate to save the world in four years.
     
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  6. Brody

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    A country divided cannot stand United we stand , divided we fall.
     
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  7. EC

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    Use to be that way basically before they changed the Constitution. In Kentucky about 40 years ago, we elected a governor. And Lt. Governor was voted on separately. You didn't run on a ticket...well, they did, but you had to vote for each office separately. Governor Louie B. Nunn was a Republican and had a Democrat as Lt. Governor (Wendell Ford).
     
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  8. Campfire

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    Exactly no compromise. Just get elected and figure out how not to rock the boat to get re-elected. I think most people whether Dem or Rep are thinking in the middle. Yes there are the crazies on both sides especially the socialist antifa etc but I just don’t think that is the majority of the Dem party. It is almost like we are finally ready for a third party a Middle Party. I remember Reagan and Clinton, as you mentioned, administrations both worked with the other side and got a lot done. I can’t figure out what was the tipping point but since Obama and maybe some with Bush it has been so partisan and just outright hatered.
     
  9. HuntressOfLight

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    I'm not compromising with Marxists. They can be purged to Siberia for all I care, and they would probably be much happier there.
     
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  10. slobear

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    You misremember the klinton komrades then. They were the pigs that started this socialist bs, that started identity politics, they were and are dirty scum! Do you call stealing all the W’s off keyboards and anything else possible working with the other side?
     
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  11. slobear

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    Absolutely!!
     
  12. Campfire

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    I don’t think you would have to compromise with them. It is like this the squeaky wheel gets the grease. The loudest part and most active part of the Dem party is the far lefties and somewhat the far right (not near as much tho) but those 2 factions are not necessarily the majority of either party in fact I don’t think they are. Point is we need leadership and backbone from the ones in the middle on both sides. Unless I’m crazily wrong I just think most people left or right have more middle leaning views.
     
  13. Campfire

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    He defenitely was a negotiator and went more to the middle to get things done. If he was running now he would be considered a moderate Dem and not a liberal one. Economy did good under him. He also had Republicans who worked with him. I’m not praising Clinton but the country wasn’t so divided just like Xbokilla pointed out. I’m not saying Clinton created that environment. But you gotta say things use to not be so partisan. Something changed maybe it is the rise of the far left crazies. I’m not sure. I just know to get things done real things it takes people coming together and I think the middle can do.
     
  14. slobear

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    The klintons changed them. He didn’t work with anyone, he was forced to follow Newt and the contract with America. The economy wasn’t great, as he was sending jobs to china and mexico as fast as possible. He was the first welfare for all president and he DAMN sure never balanced the budget or have a surplus! He created the militant fake news.

    Personally, I believe those in the middle are to weak minded to lead. I also think they are a narrow minority that makes very little difference in the grand scheme of things.
     
  15. Campfire

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    You may be right about the middle but I really hope your wrong otherwise we will never solve this countries problems. Just like Trump I think he has got a lot done in his first term but could get tremendously more if not so divided. Each side just gonna dig in deeper and deeper if your correct. Go help us.
     

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