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« Reply #50 on: February 28, 2012, 12:36:04 pm »
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I always think of it as BIG-wah for some reason.  Tongue
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« Reply #51 on: February 28, 2012, 01:18:07 pm »
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I always think of it as BIG-wah for some reason.  Tongue

I've always said "bag-wah"
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« Reply #52 on: February 28, 2012, 05:31:25 pm »
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I always think of it as BIG-wah for some reason.  Tongue
Me too.
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« Reply #53 on: February 28, 2012, 06:24:35 pm »
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Wait, Averroes Nix' username isn't a reference to, you know, Averroes?
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« Reply #54 on: February 28, 2012, 08:51:12 pm »
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I always think of it as BIG-wah for some reason.  Tongue
Me too.
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« Reply #55 on: February 28, 2012, 10:40:43 pm »
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Might an ambassadorship be in order should I join you in your campaign?

that is setting the bar quite low.  if I were you, I would have began by asking for a high level cabinet position.  but, to each their own.  my answer to you: absolutely!

Fine. If it's open I'd take Secretary of External Affairs. That's my ambition as a participant in Tweedish patronage.
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« Reply #56 on: February 29, 2012, 01:19:26 am »
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I only now noticed the second video, and the fact that Mr Wah is running. As a Wahist, obviously you have my vote.

I didn't know you were a fan!! Cheesy
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« Reply #57 on: March 05, 2012, 09:23:22 pm »
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQWU5dwIqPg&feature=youtu.be
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« Reply #58 on: March 05, 2012, 09:49:25 pm »
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That was deep, man.
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« Reply #59 on: March 07, 2012, 09:07:16 pm »
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I love these videos.
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« Reply #60 on: March 07, 2012, 09:10:41 pm »
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Okay so I just got to about the 5:30 point of the video and I am crying. Because you're absolutely right. AF is really the only place I've ever felt welcome and it kinda saved my life.
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« Reply #61 on: March 08, 2012, 12:29:24 am »
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This is not a message board. This is a way of life.

Tweed '12!
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« Reply #62 on: March 08, 2012, 03:03:20 am »
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I think you will rank pretty high up on my ballot.
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« Reply #63 on: March 08, 2012, 09:19:02 am »
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I think you will rank pretty high up on my ballot.

I encourage my supporters to disassociate from preferential voting and simply vote "1. Boss Tweed" in June.  as I did in the recent Northeastern election despite not being a candidate.
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« Reply #64 on: March 08, 2012, 09:26:14 am »
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Okay so I just got to about the 5:30 point of the video and I am crying. Because you're absolutely right. AF is really the only place I've ever felt welcome and it kinda saved my life.

as President I will nationalize counseling & psychological services and they will be free at the point of use for all, except the rich.
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« Reply #65 on: March 08, 2012, 04:27:24 pm »
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Okay so I just got to about the 5:30 point of the video and I am crying. Because you're absolutely right. AF is really the only place I've ever felt welcome and it kinda saved my life.

as President I will nationalize counseling & psychological services and they will be free at the point of use for all, except the rich.
Why not for the rich? They should be required to attend counseling since being rich is a symptom of an underlying mental illness.
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« Reply #66 on: March 08, 2012, 06:24:53 pm »
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Okay so I just got to about the 5:30 point of the video and I am crying. Because you're absolutely right. AF is really the only place I've ever felt welcome and it kinda saved my life.

as President I will nationalize counseling & psychological services and they will be free at the point of use for all, except the rich.
Why not for the rich? They should be required to attend counseling since being rich is a symptom of an underlying mental illness.

God, I hope these people are sarcastic.
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« Reply #67 on: March 08, 2012, 08:12:58 pm »
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Okay so I just got to about the 5:30 point of the video and I am crying. Because you're absolutely right. AF is really the only place I've ever felt welcome and it kinda saved my life.

as President I will nationalize counseling & psychological services and they will be free at the point of use for all, except the rich.
Why not for the rich? They should be required to attend counseling since being rich is a symptom of an underlying mental illness.

they will be forced to attend counseling at their forced labor camps but they'll have to pay for it out of their nationalized property and nominal wages.
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« Reply #68 on: March 09, 2012, 03:41:54 pm »
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Okay so I just got to about the 5:30 point of the video and I am crying. Because you're absolutely right. AF is really the only place I've ever felt welcome and it kinda saved my life.

as President I will nationalize counseling & psychological services and they will be free at the point of use for all, except the rich.
Why not for the rich? They should be required to attend counseling since being rich is a symptom of an underlying mental illness.

they will be forced to attend counseling at their forced labor camps but they'll have to pay for it out of their nationalized property and nominal wages.
Sounds great!
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« Reply #69 on: March 12, 2012, 09:02:57 pm »
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when elected, I will abolish the system of preferential voting for all federal elections, to be replaced with a system of pure first-past-the-post, on Inauguration Day.  this will be done via executive order.*

I trace the death knell of the game to the push for preferential voting that occurred in the first half of 2004.  I say with disdain that this was backed by President Nym90, for whom I bled in February.  this motion was, of course, backed by the forefathers of everything that is evil, the United Atlas Centrists.

the UAC was a bandwagon to end all bandwagons, the post-modern political juggernaut we all must come to hate should the race be saved.  they had no cogent positions or orientations short of 'Elect the UAC'.  this was the worst form of liberalism... its extreme; no longer must we simply operate within a system that is a vacuum full of egotists, but we had to within that elect a float full of egotists.

and so the UAC banked on being everyone's second choice, and it worked, as Gustaf deposed Nym90, who had sewn the seeds of his own demise (as I had warned him; he did not seem to care).  I attempted to organize a movement that would have been a 'counter-ideological alliance' between Democrats and Republicans, to mutually preference each other's nominee in second, but again, Nym90 failed to go along, and the rest is a troubled history.


so!  enough of the past, believe it or not, we do have a future.  that future is to get rid of the system of preferential voting, which I shall do with the stroke of a pen.  this will be good.  it will force everyone into parties, two major parties.  and while this is a horrible way to run the real world, we are not the real world: we are the players of a role-playing game, and the return of party politics will mean the return of Machines, the return of meaningful Primaries, and so on.

see, what we have now is a vacuum, where we have no activity for a long while, then everyone shows up to vote in straw polls every few months, and that's it.  I can fix it.  I was here when it was better, so hop along and I will lead you to the promised land.

Tweed '12: Restore the Pride**.



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* I anticipate people will complain about this being illegal; for now, I will simply state that I believe it to be legal and will gladly defend the action through the legal channels should both I and the Community deem it to be necessary.

**slogan borrowed from James Hoffa's 1998 campaign for the presidency of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
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« Reply #70 on: March 12, 2012, 09:10:04 pm »
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Hooray!
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« Reply #71 on: March 12, 2012, 09:48:14 pm »
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booooooo
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« Reply #72 on: March 13, 2012, 12:41:50 am »
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booooooo

Atlasians to be sent to re-education camps on July 6, 2012
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« Reply #73 on: March 13, 2012, 12:59:11 am »
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booooooo
NO TO TWEED! YES TO LIBERTY!
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« Reply #74 on: March 13, 2012, 01:23:48 am »
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I think you should campaign on a Parliament system, that way we can have backroom deals, lobbying, corruption, and all that other fun [Inks]. First past the post is boring.
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