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View Poll Results: With what group to you affiliate?
Very Conservative 2 2.78%
Conservative 26 36.11%
Moderate 18 25.00%
Liberal 15 20.83%
Very Liberal 11 15.28%
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      02-23-2006, 06:17 PM   #1
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With what party do you affiliate?

edit: would the moderator please move this to the off-topic area since i don't know how to move it.
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You need to move this to the off-topic forum, or ask a moderater to do it if you can't.
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You need to move this to the off-topic forum, or ask a moderater to do it if you can't.
Amen regarding deleting this thread because:
(1) It has nothing to do with BMWs or cars in general.
(2) It doesn't include libertarian and is therefore biased.
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Please add "Don't give a (_Insert_)!"

That's my vote
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Amen regarding deleting this thread because:
(1) It has nothing to do with BMWs or cars in general.
(2) It doesn't include libertarian and is therefore biased.

sorry, but i am not familiar with every type of affialiation. I wish i could add libertarian and apethatic, but i can't change the poll now, unless the moderator would also do that for me. And while they are at it would they also add HIPPIE
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If we are going to let the freakin' hippies in then we need a bi-turbo party option as well.
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I don't see communist or socialist on here...what would Karl Marx say about this???



just kidding, actually I'm a conservative CAPITALIST

I mean, I'm liberal on some issues...I won't stay strictly conservative just because the republicans tell me to. Of course, I'm conservative by nature...I don't like to party to the early morning hour, I'm not into tattoos or piercings (actually I'm the complete opposite of my sister). But I do like rock 'n roll :rocks: . I hope my party doesn't finds out...


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Conservative doesn't necessarily equal Republican. Liberal doesn't necessarily equal Democrat. There is some crossover.

Libertarians have some views that are on the extremes of both the right and the left. I actually agree with many of their views, including things like legalizing drugs.
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Conservative doesn't necessarily equal Republican. Liberal doesn't necessarily equal Democrat. There is some crossover.

Libertarians have some views that are on the extremes of both the right and the left. I actually agree with many of their views, including things like legalizing drugs.
Yeah, I know. But republicans tend to be more traditional, whereas democrats have a "move forward" kind of outlook.

I hear where you're coming from with legalizing drugs. Look where drugs got the Beatles--probably some of their greatest work was done when they were high as a kite.

Imagine all the crime that would go away if the prohibition was lifted. But then again, there are the downfalls about it being too easy to overdose, and people who are high legally run the risk of hurting others while intoxicated...like drunk driving.

There was a discussion about this here a while back. I can't remember the details of the crime statistics of a country with legalized drugs, but I remember it was definitely interesting. Maybe someone else could add to this who has more knowledge than I do.
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Please add "Don't give a (_Insert_)!"

That's my vote

Not to have a heated debate about political views, but unless just sarcastic, why would your vote be "Don't give a - - -- " Do you not care about how our country or society is managed. You pay taxes dont you?
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Not to have a heated debate about political views, but unless just sarcastic, why would your vote be "Don't give a - - -- " Do you not care about how our country or society is managed. You pay taxes dont you?
I'm not sure do I pay taxes?

no it's not sarcastic I don't have time for politics....... boring
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I don't see communist or socialist on here...what would Karl Marx say about this???



just kidding, actually I'm a conservative CAPITALIST

I mean, I'm liberal on some issues...I won't stay strictly conservative just because the republicans tell me to. Of course, I'm conservative by nature...I don't like to party to the early morning hour, I'm not into tattoos or piercings (actually I'm the complete opposite of my sister). But I do like rock 'n roll :rocks: . I hope my party doesn't finds out...

Well, at leas you'd still have Ted Nugent.
Part of what you were saying fits with the multiaxial view of politics in the following website...in case you haven't seen it.
http://www.politicalcompass.org/ this test is kind of interesting.
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"If you're not a liberal when you're 25, you have no heart. If you're not a conservative by the time you're 35, you have no brain."
---quote (falsely) attributed to Winston Churchill

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Ann Richards on How to Be a Good Republican:

1. You have to believe that the nation's current 8-year prosperity was due to the work of Ronald Reagan and George Bush, but yesterday's gasoline prices are all Clinton's fault.

2. You have to believe that those privileged from birth achieve success all on their own.

3. You have to be against all government programs, but expect Social Security checks on time.

4. You have to believe that AIDS victims deserve their disease, but smokers with lung cancer and overweight individuals with heart disease don't deserve theirs.

5. You have to appreciate the power rush that comes with sporting a gun.

6. You have to believe...everything Rush Limbaugh says.

7. You have to believe that the agricultural, restaurant, housing and hotel industries can survive without immigrant labor.

8. You have to believe God hates homosexuality, but loves the death penalty.

9. You have to believe society is color-blind and growing up black in America doesn't diminish your opportunities, but you still won't vote for Alan Keyes.

10. You have to believe that pollution is OK as long as it makes a profit.

11. You have to believe in prayer in schools, as long as you don't pray to Allah or Buddha.

12. You have to believe Newt Gingrich and Henry Hyde were really faithful husbands.

13. You have to believe speaking a few Spanish phrases makes you instantly popular in the barrio.

14. You have to believe that only your own teenagers are still virgins.

15. You have to be against government interference in business, until your oil company, corporation or Savings and Loan is about to go broke and you beg for a government bail out.

16. You love Jesus and Jesus loves you and, by the way, Jesus shares your hatred for AIDS victims, homosexuals, and President Clinton.

17. You have to believe government has nothing to do with providing police protection, national defense, and building roads.

18. You have to believe a poor, minority student with a disciplinary history and failing grades will be admitted into an elite private school with a $1,000 voucher.
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I'm a liberal but in my country that's different.

My country is very tolerant in many ways(98% of those issues I agree with), but the way 'foreigners' from lets say Middle Eastern countries are 'integrating' in 'our culture' here, isn't exactly working,
AT ALL. But that's my opinion.


For the rest I'm with Bella.(as ever )
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Ann Richards on How to Be a Good Republican:

1. You have to believe that the nation's current 8-year prosperity was due to the work of Ronald Reagan and George Bush, but yesterday's gasoline prices are all Clinton's fault.

2. You have to believe that those privileged from birth achieve success all on their own.

3. You have to be against all government programs, but expect Social Security checks on time.

4. You have to believe that AIDS victims deserve their disease, but smokers with lung cancer and overweight individuals with heart disease don't deserve theirs.

5. You have to appreciate the power rush that comes with sporting a gun.

6. You have to believe...everything Rush Limbaugh says.

7. You have to believe that the agricultural, restaurant, housing and hotel industries can survive without immigrant labor.

8. You have to believe God hates homosexuality, but loves the death penalty.

9. You have to believe society is color-blind and growing up black in America doesn't diminish your opportunities, but you still won't vote for Alan Keyes.

10. You have to believe that pollution is OK as long as it makes a profit.

11. You have to believe in prayer in schools, as long as you don't pray to Allah or Buddha.

12. You have to believe Newt Gingrich and Henry Hyde were really faithful husbands.

13. You have to believe speaking a few Spanish phrases makes you instantly popular in the barrio.

14. You have to believe that only your own teenagers are still virgins.

15. You have to be against government interference in business, until your oil company, corporation or Savings and Loan is about to go broke and you beg for a government bail out.

16. You love Jesus and Jesus loves you and, by the way, Jesus shares your hatred for AIDS victims, homosexuals, and President Clinton.

17. You have to believe government has nothing to do with providing police protection, national defense, and building roads.

18. You have to believe a poor, minority student with a disciplinary history and failing grades will be admitted into an elite private school with a $1,000 voucher.
Great list; I'm stealing it!!
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Great list; I'm stealing it!!

I actually can't stand it. No offence, but i really just cant stand liberals.
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I actually can't stand it. No offence, but i really just cant stand liberals.
Its ok, sometimes i just cant really stand conseratives, no offense.
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If being annoyed with our current (USA) government for flat out deceiving us about how much tax-payer $ they intended to spend on the Iraq war and all the associated corrupt business interests makes me an ultra-conservative, then so be it. I think all the liberals are out driving their E-90s instead of responding to political polls.
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I just wish I didn't have to keep giving all my damn tax money to the poor people
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