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|#3 - You don't understand how elections work if you think the elect… [+] (15 new replies)||08/27/2013 on Obama Fury||0|
#7 - jakeinthebox (08/27/2013) [-]
Our electoral system as a whole needs a revamping. I don't trust a lot of the people to make the right choice (considering there are people that voted against Obama because they felt he was a Muslim extremist, or simply because he's black) so I would rather not have the whole election fall on the opinion of the masses. The electoral college however, is really fucking stupid. It essentially eliminates the need for the candidates to show concern or interest in what smaller states care about. They play it up like they care, but their real interest lies in states like California or Texas.
#18 - psydoc (08/27/2013) [-]
Going to a popular vote would create a lot of opportunity for abuse. One very partisan state could run up their vote totals and pretty much get away with it. Also, there are different voter registration laws in each of the states, so there would be complaints about fairness. Another issue is that the entire country would probably have to close their polls at the same time, and no vote counting could begin until all the poles were closed across the US. I think the most important thing though, is that if we had a close popular vote, we'd have to count the votes in the entire country again, and again, and again.
I used to think we could just go to a computerized system and that would fix our problems, but since I got screwed out of my vote in the local elections by an idiot democrat poll worker who programmed my card wrong (as well as many other republicans cards), I always insist on a paper ballot.
#17 - flyslasher (08/27/2013) [-]
You obviously don't understand if you think that real interest lies in states like California or Texas. California is almost always Democrat and Texas is almost always Republican. The real fight is in swing states that have that 50/50 makeup of where the votes are going. It's pointless to go after the states with the most votes because they for the most part have selected their allegiance.
There are things that do stink about the electoral college and voting such as the winner take all system that gives third parties zilch chance of ever winning( except for like a state or two that split their electoral votes ).
But one thing to keep in mind is not everyone can be right always. You can't have the president be of such madly different parties every four years or we'd tear this country apart. The system is a lot more complex than that, but it's all a tempering mechanism to allow everyone to be right some of the time. You'll step on some toes and make mistakes, but while seemingly very undemocratic( stepped up republic presence ), it's what keeps everything running at the best possibility.
#19 - yeorey (08/27/2013) [-]
#13 - jakeinthebox (08/27/2013) [-]
Well actually, at the end of the day, after all the votes were figured, Obama had roughly 3 million more popular votes than Romney. www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/President/2012/ There's a souce if you're interested.
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|#44 - Ahhhh gotcha! Yea, Bethesda games are quite buggy, but sometim…||03/03/2013 on Video Games Today||+2|
|#39 - I've never had any problems with Bethesda DLC's breaking the game... [+] (2 new replies)||03/03/2013 on Video Games Today||0|
|#30 - Bethesda is the savior of DLC's. They're actual expansions to … [+] (11 new replies)||03/03/2013 on Video Games Today||+22|
#94 - TheMather (03/03/2013) [-]
It's true that they're bugged, but at least they give you one of the handiest possible auto save feature and easy console access to correct it. It's better with a game with lots of bugs that you can circumvent yourself than a game where you're screwed the moment you encounter one.
#48 - OminousDemon (03/03/2013) [-]
i haveto agree with you on that
despite there awesomeness when it comes to addons
the actual games are released before they are fully debugged (or even near it in skyrims case)
skyrim for instance when it first came out ud notice alot of textures missing and a bunch of bugs, it all got fixed eventually but still
#42 - anonymous (03/03/2013) [-]
you try coding a 100% bug-free game like fallout or skyrim.....
#50 - roflnaut (03/03/2013) [-]
I am not asking for a 100% bug free game. I am just asking for them to fix a few blatantly obvious bugs.
For example, in Skyrim, there was a bug where Esbern didn't speak at all. This would be alright, except you wouldn't be able to progress any further into the game without choosing a side in the civil war, as there is a part in the meeting where Esbern is supposed to speak.
#35 - Neodude (03/03/2013) [-]
Atleast they try their best to get as much of the bugs fixed. I am going through college for game design right now, and one of the biggest things I have learned is that you cna spend years testing your game, and once it is on the market someone will always find new bugs, its unavoidable.
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