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Re^2: Is it real?

by spiritway (Vicar)
on Jun 01, 2006 at 05:52 UTC ( #552982=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Is it real?
in thread Is it real?

Depends on what you mean by "honest". Where I come from, an "honest politician" is one who stays bought; he doesn't sell you out of someone later on bribes him, even if the new bribe is higher. He's got principles. Of course, where I come from, we also believe in ghosts - since dead people can vote here.

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Re^3: Is it real?
by swampyankee (Parson) on Jun 01, 2006 at 15:51 UTC

    Chicago or one of its suburbs?

    Voting could be very convenient, too. A friend's future mother-in-law went to vote (in one of the suburbs) and found out she already had!

    These small towns have such good services....

    When I was in college in Chicago (at IIT), the concensus was that every city job (except, possibly, the police) was a patronage job. This is why Chicago had 5 men (this may not have included the driver) on a garbage truck (I think NYC had 3). It had nothing to do with union work rules; it had to do with maximizing opportunities for patronage positions.


    e(π√−1) = −1
      As Boss Tweed said "I don't care who votes, as long as I get to do the nominating.".

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