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  1. 23 Jun '09 09:26
    The PRD will get spanked when they should be benefiting from the economic crisis when they're not in power. Why do they suck so much?

    http://www.americasquarterly.org/node/681
    http://mexico2009elections.wordpress.com/

    Looks like the PRI will capitalize instead, the old, dinosaur, corrupt, drug-trafficker forgiving PRI.
  2. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    23 Jun '09 10:31 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    The PRD will get spanked when they should be benefiting from the economic crisis when they're not in power. Why do they suck so much?

    http://www.americasquarterly.org/node/681
    http://mexico2009elections.wordpress.com/

    Looks like the PRI will capitalize instead, the old, dinosaur, corrupt, drug-trafficker forgiving PRI.
    Take it to Personal Messages to Seitse, spanky!
  3. 23 Jun '09 10:43
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    The PRD will get spanked when they should be benefiting from the economic crisis when they're not in power. Why do they suck so much?

    http://www.americasquarterly.org/node/681
    http://mexico2009elections.wordpress.com/

    Looks like the PRI will capitalize instead, the old, dinosaur, corrupt, drug-trafficker forgiving PRI.
    Isn't Mexico a democracy? Don't people vote as they seem best for the country?
  4. 24 Jun '09 06:06
    Originally posted by FMF
    Take it to Personal Messages to Seitse, spanky!
    If you're going to talk gibberish, at least be original and stop stealing other people's phrases that were used not that long ago...
  5. 24 Jun '09 06:07
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    Isn't Mexico a democracy? Don't people vote as they seem best for the country?
    Yes.
    So therefore... what?
  6. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    24 Jun '09 07:34
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    If you're going to talk gibberish, at least be original and stop stealing other people's phrases that were used not that long ago...
    The joke's on you, then, it seems.
  7. 24 Jun '09 07:48
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    Yes.
    So therefore... what?
    So if the people want another governement, they'll vote for it, or else there will be no change. Noone will take power without the support of the people. That's democracy in action.
  8. 24 Jun '09 07:52
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    So if the people want another governement, they'll vote for it, or else there will be no change. Noone will take power without the support of the people. That's democracy in action.
    FabianFnas, I don't disagree with you. Still, the politics of who wins, how, who gets power and what they do with it are fascinating to some political junkies such as myself, and Mexican politics particularly interest me. Do you not enjoy a good political story or discussion?/debate?
  9. 24 Jun '09 07:53
    Originally posted by FMF
    The joke's on you, then, it seems.
    Sure, fine, FMF won't stop posting if you don't nod and smile.
  10. 24 Jun '09 07:58 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    FabianFnas, I don't disagree with you. Still, the politics of who wins, how, who gets power and what they do with it are fascinating to some political junkies such as myself, and Mexican politics particularly interest me. Do you not enjoy a good political story or discussion?/debate?
    Yes of course I enjoy a good political story. But it is nothing but a story if you don't put reality into it.
    The good thing about true democracy is that people is always in power. But only if they want. That's the reality.

    Yes of course I enjoy a good political debate. I even participate in it.
    To freely debate is in the very fabric of democracy. In those countries where the gouvernement controls the information and debates, people haven't democracy. Is Mexico such a country?
  11. 24 Jun '09 08:03
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    Yes of course I enjoy a good political story. But it is nothing but a story if you don't put reality into it.
    The good thing about true democracy is that people is always in power. But only if they want. That's the reality.

    Yes of course I enjoy a good political debate. I even participate in it.
    To freely debate is in the very fabric of democracy. I ...[text shortened]... ent controls the information and debates, people haven't democracy. Is Mexico such a country?
    Agreed that democracy gives the people a voice, unlike some closed societies.

    Mexico is no Iran, Mexico is an open society where elections are free and fair, if sometimes a little melodramatic:

    http://mexico2009elections.wordpress.com/
  12. 24 Jun '09 08:06
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    Agreed that democracy gives the people a voice, unlike some closed societies.

    Mexico is no Iran, Mexico is an open society where elections are free and fair, if sometimes a little melodramatic:

    http://mexico2009elections.wordpress.com/
    So what's the worst thing that can happen in Mexico? That the wrong man wins?
  13. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    24 Jun '09 08:08 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    Sure, fine, FMF won't stop posting if you don't nod and smile.
    Your OP was another one of your "happy bunny" type attempts at being snide. All it was was a silly 2 dimensional rant. Mexican politics, the sports fan's view, by eljefejesus. Fabian is making the only point that can be made in response to your OP silliness. Who'd want to debate it with you when the OP is a cack handed partisan poisoning of the well? Take it directly to Seitse, spanky!
  14. 24 Jun '09 08:09
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    So what's the worst thing that can happen in Mexico? That the wrong man wins?
    and 3 years of bad policies from a totalitarian party that held mexico in a one-party system for 70 years until the last few years of a chaotic but free multiparty democracy.
  15. 24 Jun '09 08:11
    Originally posted by eljefejesus
    and 3 years of bad policies from a totalitarian party that held mexico in a one-party system for 70 years until the last few years of a chaotic but free multiparty democracy.
    If the people of Mexico wants this worst-case scenario, then they'll get what they vote for. That's democracy, the power of the majority.