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      06-04-2020, 01:20 PM   #155
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The whole press conference was pretty informative on how the Federal Government has responded so far and will respond to the rioting/looting.

At this point, with all the various federal agencies they have involved I think it's very unlikely that the Military will actually be used. Makes me wonder if yelling about the Insurrection Act and parading around a few military units was all dog and pony, and another rabbit for the media to chase for few days.

Also, the threat of Military action tempered a lot of the rioting and looting in some places.
The use of the military was bluster aimed at local Mayors who for whatever reason were refusing to use available local resources to restore order. Look at Gov Cuomo's scathing criticism of De Blasio for failing to deploy the NYPD effectively.
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Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Chris Wray

"We have evidence that antifa and other similar extremist groups, as well as actors of a variety of different political persuasions have been involved in instigating and participating in the violent activity," Barr said. "We are also seeing foreign actors playing all sides to exacerbate the violence."

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/ag-b...ry?id=71066996
Foreign actors, eh? The plot thickens.
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Democracy can be defined as tyranny of the majority.

The EC is purposely designed to prevent that.

It forces candidates to campaign in all states.
Hillary would've won if she didn't write off a couple of states.

The underlying problem with the EC is that the framers never intended a limit to the size of the House Of Representatives. You can blame it on the Apportionment Act of 1929. This act reduced the value of urban voters.

The Constitution called for 1 Representative per 30,000 people.

Today that ratio is 1:700,000
"It force's candidates to campaign in all states"

Oh you mean Florida Ohio Penn Michigan?

What did I tell you about moronic justification for electoral system? Just grow and pair and admit why you like it.
Not sure what you're talking about. I personally don't have a problem with the EC. I never said I did.

There's nothing moronic about it.
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