PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

Advertisement

PaintSquare



November 12 - November 18, 2012

Did you vote in last week’s presidential election?


Answers Votes
Yes, I always vote. 94%
I never vote. What’s the point? 5%
I usually do, but didn’t this time. 2%


Suggest a topic

   

Tagged categories: Gov. Mitt Romney; Government; Politics; President Obama

Comment from arthur Bailly, (11/12/2012, 12:11 PM)

They only reason I vote is for local seats and ballots. If it wasn’t for that I wouldn’t vote. What’s the point? By the time I Vote (west Coast) they have already announced a winner. We need to get rid of the electoral vote and go to a popular vote.


Comment from Jeremi Day, (11/14/2012, 9:16 AM)

Agreed!... Unfortunately, that wouldn't have helped us in this last election. Looks to me like 50% of the population needs their head examined. Furthermore, how in the HELL did Obama get 50.55% of the popular vote, but received 61.7% of the electoral votes? This is definitely a major flaw in the system. The problem is, not enough of us will stand together and MAKE this "government" change things!


Comment from arthur Bailly, (11/14/2012, 12:31 PM)

So true. Also how can anyone get 100% of the vote in certain voting districts??? Unless of course they aren’t running against anyone.


Comment from John Bennett, (11/15/2012, 9:06 AM)

Jeremi- If you think it's a flaw in the system now, did you feel the same 12 years ago, when George Bush lost the popular vote in 2000?


Comment from arthur Bailly, (11/15/2012, 10:36 AM)

I dont know about Jeremi but I have never like the electoral college vote system. On the west coast you might as well not even vote. By the time you get to the polls they have already announced a winner because they have already won 270 of the electoral votes


Comment from Karen Fischer, (11/15/2012, 12:31 PM)

How do you think Republicans in NY feel? The electoral college negates their vote in all National Elections. Might as well not vote. If electoral votes were allowed to be split by each State based upon the percentages of the popular voting, then it would be far more representative. Perhaps not perfect, but better. Right now, it is "the majority takes all."


Comment from Mike McCloud, (11/16/2012, 8:23 AM)

They should open the pols three hours earlier and close three hours earlier on the west coast. Thats what they get for living there.


Comment from John Bennett, (11/16/2012, 8:24 AM)

Karen, What about Democrats in Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Wyoming, Arizona, Mississippi, Alabama, etc.?


Comment from Jeremi Day, (11/16/2012, 2:10 PM)

John - Yes. I sure did. I thought there was some "Brotherly Love" going on in FL. Arthur - I think it was actually 108% as funny as that sounds.


Comment from Karen Fischer, (11/19/2012, 8:11 AM)

John, the same thing happens to Democrats in these states. My point was, the minority (Repubulicans or Democrats) in any given state have their vote nullified by the electoral college.


Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
SABRE Autonomous Solutions
 
Safety
 
Removing blasting operators from harmful environments is our key objective.
 

 
SAFE Systems, Inc.
 
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments
 
Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.
 

 
Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
 
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!
 
CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.
 

 
Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
 
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT
 
We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.
 

 
KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
 
Instrument Service Department
 
Are you a QP certified contractor? KTA’s Instrument Service Department can help keep you compliant!
Click or call 1-800-KTA-GAGE.
 

 
ARC / A.W. Chesterton Company
 
Erosion Resistant Coating
 
It’s high gloss low drag, abrasion resistant surface extends equipment life, improves material flow, enhances equipment efficiency, and reduces downtime.
 

 
Carboline Company
 
New product: Carbozinc® 608 HB
 
Introducing a new high build zinc-rich primer that can save you time and money by eliminating the epoxy intermediate coat!
 

 
US Minerals
 
Blast with the best
 
The most effective blasting media on the market, Black Diamond hits harder and cleans faster.
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms & Conditions   |   Support   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us