[ExI] Who has a vote that counts?

Nuala Thomson nuala.t at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 02:23:32 UTC 2020

Haha my apologies I could have worded it much better.
2 parties are better than 1.
And no thanks, I prefer to read and learn from peers and those more
intelligent than I, over actually participating.

On Thu., Jul. 30, 2020, 08:56 Dan TheBookMan via extropy-chat, <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> I believe what you meant to point out is that Nebraska has an officially
> nonpartisan legislature. (Yeah, it’s unicameral, but that only means it has
> one chamber — not that it has one or no parties.)
> Regards,
> Dan
>    Sample my Kindle books at:
> http://author.to/DanUst
> On Jul 29, 2020, at 3:31 PM, William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Extremely interesting.  Where do you know of a one party system outside of
> a communist country that works better than a two party one?  We have one
> unicameral legislature, Nebraska I think.  I don't know how well that works.
> Anyway, glad to hear from Down Under.  Let us hear more from you!  I am
> very glad to hear that you are a Green.  Perhaps what we need is a third
> party:  Green.   bill w
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM Nuala Thomson via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> In Australia I tend to vote Greens, which will never run parliament/make
>> Prime Minister due to its lack of members, but because I live in a regional
>> town. We have the Great Barrier Reef to the east, the protected Daintree
>> Rainforest north, and rainforest everywhere else around us, and the local
>> council does not give any fucks about the endangered wildlife that live in
>> our areas. So I vote Greens purely so there is some fight in councils and
>> parliament against doing anything that is going to drive our endangered
>> animals towards extinction. Without them, our politicians would go
>> unchecked and everything would die or be destroyed.
>> *Greens being our hippies that became politicians.
>> Your Democrat/Republican parties would be closest related to our
>> Labour/Liberal parties.
>> 2 party systems suck.
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