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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 12:53 am

okay so soon we know who is elected president for next period, but even then we do not know who will be the president in next period. C19 not gone by jan!

and if T loose, will Trump run in four years? will the republican party let him do so?
No. Donald junior for 2024, silly.
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 1:00 am

go to bed, do not let two old men take your night sleep!
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 3:56 am

It will be 52-48% in the popular vote. It always is. It’s a universal law of elections and referendums.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 4:13 am

Yes, and that has about as much relevance to the real world as point spreads in football. As it turns out, PA looks like a lock for Biden. Anything else is then gravy, although it would be helpful to also pick up GA, AZ and NV, just in case one of the frivolous lawsuits against counting ballots finds a chain of Trump judges up through the levels of appeal. The junior fucker is asking for a “total war”, which would be OK. His family has plenty of experience with bankruptcy. Much less so with military service.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 4:51 am

There used to be a cute tv show: Clarissa Explains It All: 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 6:46 am

This counting of votes in order according to whether in person or by mail is top trolling!!! Genius!!!
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 7:07 am

We'll finally learn about Trump’s finances during his divorce next year.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 1:35 pm

At the risk of jinxing myself Biden now looks like he has won the electoral college. The focus will then switch to the behavior of the lame duck loser and Georgia. The latter is critical, because it looks like they may hold a double senate runoff election in early January. Assuming Mark Kelly can hold on to his lead in AZ, the two Georgia seats are what stand between Biden’s chance of accomplishing anything and Mitch McConnell. Of course, the lame duck loser may yet have laid waste to the country in the meantime.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 1:57 pm

We'll finally learn about Trump’s finances during his divorce next year.
I suspect they'll build in a NDA santy clause.
Looking forward to Melania's book.
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November 6th, 2020, 2:01 pm

These guys are also from Queens.

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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 2:07 pm

go to bed, do not let two old men take your night sleep!
You can’t fool me. There ain’t no Sanity Clause!
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 2:29 pm

can someone make a voting app, so the next election can be done in 24 hours. Half the globe sitting watching US election for one week could reduce the world GDP with another percent point or so. Is it too late to send in votes by fax-machines now?
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 2:49 pm

You’re now starting to sound like a rational Norwegian. You have to consider that the party in control most places has as an explicit goal to suppress votes. Especially votes from certain kinds of people. Automatic voter registration, let alone an easy app, would be total anathema to Republicans.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 3:15 pm

No, 6.5% or greater would be for the popular vote.so, say 53.5%/46.5% or greater for Biden.

On electoral college, I’ll say 273-274 for Biden.

270 wins it, as you know.

But there are many paths through many states to get there.
273

bearish, if this holds, then your can confer with your family and we can look forward to a dinner sometime when it is safe in 2021.

Remember - the deal was if I won the bet on Biden winning, my treat! It was a new kind of bet and a win-win for everyone. : )
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

November 6th, 2020, 3:19 pm

@bearish,
One could argue that Internet or App voting would actually suppress poorer people.

The real reason we don't have it yet is, of course, security --  but surely we will vote that way at some point.  

Maybe when we finally have self-driving cars, we should move to electronic voting and give the cars a vote. After all, they'll probably vote anyway!  :D

US parties in 2050 on the presidential ballot:
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-Autonomous Workers Party
-Libertarian