No man is an island,
Entire of itself.
Each is a piece of the continent,
A part of the main.
If a clod be washed away by the sea,
Europe is the less.
As well as if a promontory were.
As well as if a manner of thine own
Or of thine friend's were.
Each man's death diminishes me,
For I am involved in mankind.
Therefore, send not to know
For whom the bell tolls,
It tolls for thee.
— John Donne
There is a tide in the affairs of men.
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries...
Julius Caesar Act 4, scene 3, 218–224
"Tis better to be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 06:46 pm - [quote="ehBeth"]
270 voters is meaningless in the general election
No no. You do not understand. It is NOT "270 voters" who will determine the US presidential... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 04:28 pm - [quote="Lash"]
Listen, if you choose to create a bunch of personal drama around what I said - that's your business. Try Pepto.
It is not my desire to indulge in... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 04:17 pm - [quote="ehBeth"]
those endorsements just aren't a lot of voters when it comes to general time
All that is needed is 270 electoral votes to win. It is the electoral... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 04:05 pm - [quote="Lash"]
Nah. Still feel wonderful... I think YOU might have a problem.
You're damn right I have a problem with a poster referring to me as a Hillary-likcer aka... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 03:58 pm - Many of these endorsements make up the Electoral College which include Senators, Representatives. The number 538 is the sum of the nation's 435 Representatives, 100 Senators, and 3 electors... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 02:20 pm - [quote]
You are not in kansas anymore, endorsements can no longer be assumed to be a plus.[/quote]
Most of these endorsements will make up the electorate, those endorsers who will elect the... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 01:48 pm - Sanders has drawn large crowds to his rallies, but it remains to be seen whether he can convert that energy and his low-dollar donor base into a sturdy organization for the early states and beyond.... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 12:15 pm - [quote="Ragman"]
[quote] I admire Sanders but feel he does not have the ground organization that Obama or Hillary has.[/quote]
In the beginning , Obama (and his nascent organization)... (view)
Fri 4 Sep, 2015 11:32 am - [quote]None of which affects the fact that I'd still support her over a republican, but she creeps me out.[/quote]
I understand where you're coming from. Because of Hillary's... (view)