Originally Posted by ChicagoRon
1> Actually lead to a real, citizen mandated budget cut.
2> Demonstrate the number of citizens that want their reps to make hard decisions about the budget
I'm not disagreeing with you, I'm merely suggesting they could have added more options.
If they made a huge poll for everything they vote on, congressmen would be obsolete.
Not that I would object to that.
Originally Posted by Piobaire
Merely because there was selection bias does not mean they are not items worthy of intelligent consideration.
Or, you could just "javyn" his attempt.
They are worthy, but there are others that could have been more worthy. It's a bit disingenuous to tell people they have the power to decide where to cut when you do most of the selection for them.
Originally Posted by Manton
What? Did I miss the Great Tea Party Riot of 2010?
INB4 Conne implying the guy that crashed his plane into an IRS building was a Tea Partier, like the media has been doing.
Originally Posted by lee_44106
STOP attacking a whole religion because of the actions of a few.
Isolated incidence of suicide attacks, terrorist attacks like 9/11 or the USS Cole are just that, ISOLATED.
Typical American racist attitude of lumping a whole group based on observations about a few