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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    OptimusZed wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    I don't know man, I just don't know.

    Michelle Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham.

    It's like an orgy of soulless madness.


    ....I need a lobotomy.

    And possibly an investigation into his sexuality.

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  • TamTam I hate art I love artRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Tox, you realize Ann Coulter isn't a woman.

  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Tam wrote: »
    Tox, you realize Ann Coulter isn't a woman.

    do demons have gender?

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

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  • HakkekageHakkekage Space Whore Academy summa cum laudeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Tox wrote: »
    Tam wrote: »
    Tox, you realize Ann Coulter isn't a woman.

    do demons have gender?
    she has six teats from which her demonic young suckle their unholy milk

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  • RandomEngyRandomEngy Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Couscous wrote: »
    MN06_109.pngI've seen worse.

    I love colorado CD-7
    CO07_110.gif[IMG]
    haha wow

    Time for some one-upsmanship:

    MD03_110.gif

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  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Tam wrote: »
    Tox, you realize Ann Coulter isn't a woman.

    do demons have gender?
    she has six teats from which her demonic young suckle their unholy milk

    Okay now I'm turned on.

    It does interest me how crazy the House can get though. Does it have the same recidivism rate as the Senate? I've heard that it's vastly overemphasized how often people get re-elected, and I feel like the house shifts really often.

    Man. I should run for House, just a couple of years of getting to say crazy shit and have people listen, it must be fun.

  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    RandomEngy wrote: »
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Couscous wrote: »
    MN06_109.pngI've seen worse.

    I love colorado CD-7
    CO07_110.gif[IMG]
    haha wow

    Time for some one-upsmanship:

    MD03_110.gif

    o_O

    ....the hell?

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

    James Deen is both an actor AND in the sausage business.
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  • shrykeshryke Member of the Beast Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    RandomEngy wrote: »
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Couscous wrote: »
    MN06_109.pngI've seen worse.

    I love colorado CD-7
    CO07_110.gif[IMG]
    haha wow

    Time for some one-upsmanship:

    MD03_110.gif

    See, that I can only admire. That kind of gerrymander takes both skill and balls. /tips hat

  • OptimusZedOptimusZed Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Tam wrote: »
    Tox, you realize Ann Coulter isn't a woman.

    do demons have gender?
    she has six teats from which her demonic young suckle their unholy milk

    Okay now I'm turned on.

    It does interest me how crazy the House can get though. Does it have the same recidivism rate as the Senate? I've heard that it's vastly overemphasized how often people get re-elected, and I feel like the house shifts really often.

    Man. I should run for House, just a couple of years of getting to say crazy shit and have people listen, it must be fun.
    Two year terms mean that even if they had the same re-election rates as the Senate (which they don't, not least of which because they're all bonkers) they're coming up for election a lot more often.

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  • mcdermottmcdermott Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    RandomEngy wrote: »
    Time for some one-upsmanship:
    Spoiler:

    That's not a district, that's like some kind of crazy Congressional Rorschach test.

  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Tam wrote: »
    Tox, you realize Ann Coulter isn't a woman.

    do demons have gender?
    she has six teats from which her demonic young suckle their unholy milk

    Okay now I'm turned on.

    It does interest me how crazy the House can get though. Does it have the same recidivism rate as the Senate? I've heard that it's vastly overemphasized how often people get re-elected, and I feel like the house shifts really often.

    Man. I should run for House, just a couple of years of getting to say crazy shit and have people listen, it must be fun.

    If you serve at least five years, and are over the age of 50 when you leave office, you get pension!

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

    James Deen is both an actor AND in the sausage business.
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  • OptimusZedOptimusZed Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    shryke wrote: »
    RandomEngy wrote: »
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Couscous wrote: »
    MN06_109.pngI've seen worse.

    I love colorado CD-7
    CO07_110.gif[IMG]
    haha wow

    Time for some one-upsmanship:

    MD03_110.gif

    See, that I can only admire. That kind of gerrymander takes both skill and balls. /tips hat
    Isn't there one in Wyoming or somewhere that literally follows a river, without having territory on either bank, for 40 or so miles?

    The weirder thing is that that one's legit.

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  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    OptimusZed wrote: »
    Isn't there one in Wyoming or somewhere that literally follows a river, without having territory on either bank, for 40 or so miles?

    The weirder thing is that that one's legit.

    Not exactly....

    WYAtlarge.png

    Heh, Wyoming sucks.

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

    James Deen is both an actor AND in the sausage business.
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  • CouscousCouscous Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
  • mcdermottmcdermott Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    OptimusZed wrote: »
    Isn't there one in Wyoming or somewhere that literally follows a river, without having territory on either bank, for 40 or so miles?

    The weirder thing is that that one's legit.

    Pretty sure you're thinking of Arizona-2.
    Spoiler:

    It's contiguous, I promise!

  • shrykeshryke Member of the Beast Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Beautiful.

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

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  • HenroidHenroid Nobody Nowhere fastRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    There's a city called Surprise? I have been educated.

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  • SentrySentry Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    These re-education camps - these so-called schools, where children learn facts and gain knowledge - will be the death of us all.

    Aye, we mustn't let the serfs know, lest we imperil the landed gentry.

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  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Wikipedia wrote:
    The unusual division was not, however, drawn to favor politicians. Owing to historic tensions between the Hopi and the Navajo Native American tribes and since tribal boundary disputes are a federal matter, it was thought inappropriate that both tribes should be represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by the same member. Since the Hopi reservation is completely surrounded by the Navajo reservation, and in order to comply with current Arizona redistricting laws, some means of connection was required that avoided including large portions of Navajo land, hence the narrow riverine connection.

    That's.....actually not stupid. Not...really...

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

    James Deen is both an actor AND in the sausage business.
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  • HakkekageHakkekage Space Whore Academy summa cum laudeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Yeah but the House also has a 90% incumbency rate

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  • shrykeshryke Member of the Beast Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Tox wrote: »
    Wikipedia wrote:
    The unusual division was not, however, drawn to favor politicians. Owing to historic tensions between the Hopi and the Navajo Native American tribes and since tribal boundary disputes are a federal matter, it was thought inappropriate that both tribes should be represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by the same member. Since the Hopi reservation is completely surrounded by the Navajo reservation, and in order to comply with current Arizona redistricting laws, some means of connection was required that avoided including large portions of Navajo land, hence the narrow riverine connection.

    That's.....actually not stupid. Not...really...

    Yeah, I was actually thinking when I saw the big "Navajo" thing on the map that this one might actually have an intelligent reason for it's freaky shape for once.

  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Yeah but the House also has a 90% recidivism rate

    And robbers are only a little over 70%. Weird.

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

    James Deen is both an actor AND in the sausage business.
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  • DuffelDuffel Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    But doesn't that mean at any given time there's 10% of the House changing?

    How does that compare to the senate?

  • DarkCrawlerDarkCrawler Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Henroid wrote: »
    There's a city called Surprise? I have been educated.

    There are two. :P

  • HakkekageHakkekage Space Whore Academy summa cum laudeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Duffel wrote: »
    But doesn't that mean at any given time there's 10% of the House changing?

    How does that compare to the senate?
    senate is only a little bit less, but they have to fight over a larger and and more mutable constituency so it's to be expected, and it's a more exclusive club in the senate :P

    incumbents have a A LOT of home court advantage though

    most importantly PACs and interest groups and corporate people are more likely to throw their money behind one

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  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Duffel wrote: »
    But doesn't that mean at any given time there's 10% of the House changing?

    How does that compare to the senate?
    senate is only a little bit less, but they have to fight over a larger and and more mutable constituency so it's to be expected, and it's a more exclusive club in the senate :P

    incumbents have a A LOT of home court advantage though

    most importantly PACs and interest groups and corporate people are more likely to throw their money behind one

    Plus, how many Senators are former members of the House? If you had a good record in your district in the House, you've got a good chance at a Senate seat, especially with the backing you can get in a federal office.

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

    James Deen is both an actor AND in the sausage business.
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  • OptimusZedOptimusZed Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    mcdermott wrote: »
    OptimusZed wrote: »
    Isn't there one in Wyoming or somewhere that literally follows a river, without having territory on either bank, for 40 or so miles?

    The weirder thing is that that one's legit.

    Pretty sure you're thinking of Arizona-2.
    Spoiler:

    It's contiguous, I promise!
    That's the one.

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  • OptimusZedOptimusZed Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    shryke wrote: »
    Tox wrote: »
    Wikipedia wrote:
    The unusual division was not, however, drawn to favor politicians. Owing to historic tensions between the Hopi and the Navajo Native American tribes and since tribal boundary disputes are a federal matter, it was thought inappropriate that both tribes should be represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by the same member. Since the Hopi reservation is completely surrounded by the Navajo reservation, and in order to comply with current Arizona redistricting laws, some means of connection was required that avoided including large portions of Navajo land, hence the narrow riverine connection.

    That's.....actually not stupid. Not...really...

    Yeah, I was actually thinking when I saw the big "Navajo" thing on the map that this one might actually have an intelligent reason for it's freaky shape for once.
    Yeah, like I said; it's legit. Or at least as legit as you can really expect redistricting to make it.

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  • MalaysianShrewMalaysianShrew Registered User
    edited April 2009
    So in those pictures of the districts...The white areas surrounded by the green areas that seems to be downtown areas of major cities...Would it be safe to assume black people live in those areas?

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  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    So in those pictures of the districts...The white areas surrounded by the green areas that seems to be downtown areas of major cities...Would it be safe to assume black people live in those areas?

    You mean, the urban areas?

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

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  • DarkCrawlerDarkCrawler Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    So in those pictures of the districts...The white areas surrounded by the green areas that seems to be downtown areas of major cities...Would it be safe to assume black people live in those areas?

    Not black people, Democrats.

    Was there a single major urban area that went for McCain, again?

  • DelzhandDelzhand motivated battle programmerRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    BOOM SHAKA LAKA

    IL04_109.gif

    This is basically Illinois' answer to "what's it take for a mexican/latino to get elected in this state?"

    jk0Btsj.png
  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    That is awesome.

    This is about the craziest one in my state.

    NC-Congress-12.PNG

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  • enlightenedbumenlightenedbum Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Isn't IL-04 Rahm's district?

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  • shrykeshryke Member of the Beast Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Delzhand wrote: »
    BOOM SHAKA LAKA

    IL04_109.gif

    This is basically Illinois' answer to "what's it take for a mexican/latino to get elected in this state?"

    Where in the hell is that contiguous??

  • ToxTox I kill threads Pharezon's human garbage heapRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    shryke wrote: »
    Delzhand wrote: »
    BOOM SHAKA LAKA

    IL04_109.gif

    This is basically Illinois' answer to "what's it take for a mexican/latino to get elected in this state?"

    Where in the hell is that contiguous??

    I-294

    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    James Dean was the actor, Jimmy Dean was in the sausage business.

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  • OptimusZedOptimusZed Registered User regular
    edited April 2009
    Tox wrote: »
    shryke wrote: »
    Delzhand wrote: »
    BOOM SHAKA LAKA
    Spoiler:

    This is basically Illinois' answer to "what's it take for a mexican/latino to get elected in this state?"

    Where in the hell is that contiguous??

    I-294
    Welcome to Chicago, bitches.

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  • HedgethornHedgethorn Associate Professor of Historical Hobby Horses In the Lions' DenRegistered User regular
    edited April 2009
    IA-districts-108.JPG

    My home state is awesome. We know how to follow county lines, bitches.

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