2016 US Presidential Elections

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:17 pm
I heard Trump isn't accepting his presidential salary, is that true?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:16 pm
Geomancer wrote:I heard Trump isn't accepting his presidential salary, is that true?

http://fortune.com/2016/11/14/donald-tr ... al-salary/
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:34 pm
Why would he? He's already crazy rich.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 8:15 pm
He's still free to take it up because nothing's exactly stopping him. We're then free to complain about how he gets richer by the minute.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 3:08 pm
So I've been hearing a few things about the Electorates possibly not voting Trump on December 19th

holy shit

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:40 pm
Iron Joe wrote:So I've been hearing a few things about the Electorates possibly not voting Trump on December 19th

holy shit

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The US would probably go to shit if that happens. Well, fine - nobody's going to be punished exactly if that happens save for a fine, if what I've read is correct.

However, wouldn't that kickstart a shitshow where all of Trump's supporters, including his homeboys in the alt-right or whatever the fuck they're called, start attacking anything that isn't white and male?

Don't get me wrong, Trump is already blowing the chance people are trying to give him every passing day, and while going back on some of his wilder campaign policies is fine (Mexican wall, lock her up, climate change), it doesn't help his image of literally taking any stance in the world whenever it suits him. The States would fracture further if faithless electors decide to turn the tide against him, and provide more ammunition behind the group that wants the Electoral College done away with (to be fair, it alternates between whoever the losing party tends to be)
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 11:21 am
The electoral college has always had me scratching my head. There are Democrats in Texas and there are Republicans in California. Yes, the four or five most populated states would have almost one third of the vote, but first of all, they already do, second, states aren't monolithic entities that care solely about themselves.

People act like California is 101% Democrat, but three million people there voted for Trump. You know how big, scary, and intimidating the Undertale fanbase looks? That's just two million people. There were more Trump voters in the supposedly 100% Democratic California than there are people who have played Undertale in the entire world.

The electorates not voting for the President-Elect would be unprecedented, but not unconstitutional. Some would even say that Donald Trump is exactly the kind of person that this system was made to stop. I doubt that the electoral college picking the more qualified candidate who got the popular vote would give anyone who wants the EC gone any ammo. If it wasn't for the EC, Trump being President would have never been on the table.

Conservatives are constantly sucking their own dicks about how they don't react to political events with violence, unlike the Satanic Socialist Communist Liberals, so if the electorates actually do vote for Clinton, we'll just have to test that claim. The last thing Conservatives need is something to be smug about, so if their fellow men go around shooting people, then they just might have to start questioning their own beliefs. Dark cloud, but the brightest silver lining you've ever seen.

Fact is, I don't hate Trump's ideas because they're not politically correct. I hate his ideas because they're retarded. Go after terrorists' families? They have a freakin' holiday dedicated to Abraham's willingness to stab his son to death because God said so! Killing their families isn't gonna do a DAMN thing. At most, it'll reinforce their beliefs that we're the bad guys and that, by process of elimination, they're the good guys.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:25 am
You still think there's a chance the College is going to cock-block Trump?
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:35 am
Not a big one. It'd be nice, though.
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