Yes Aussie born in UK - moved here at 15.gaffo wrote: ↑Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:12 amyes - esp. "citizen's united" via my SC legalizing unlimited $$$$$ by special lobbyists to buy the candidate - all of then on all sides (just $ buy out both sides - so one need not bet on the winner). so ya U.S. is functionally fucked - and formally since 2008?attofishpi wrote: ↑Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:06 amI don't know why it always comes down to muppets being nominated to run the country, never a down to Earth lass or lad that actually has some ethics and gumption...mmm strange that. $_TAR_$ & $_TRIPE_$ too many scum in each others pockets unfortunately.
you are an Ausie? or UKer - i forget, but think maybe the former. do you have a SC ruling that legalized $ buying out your candidates (yet?).
at least you guys have more than "2" parities, my Nations "fixed" the system and removed viable 3rd parties from power 75 yrs ago.
I don't generally talk about politics gaffo - a pile of unethical morons seem to occupy the realms of political muppetry, not worthy of wasting a thought on, unless people are going to actually make an effort to change the status quo.