Sources: NY State Senate, AP
quote: Long Island, Upstate, and NY proper.
quote: Does it surprise anyone that a thought like this came out of New York?
quote: Every American knows when someone calls this a-hole Senator from NY a "liberal", what that means. Isn't that all that matters?
quote: The "political spectrum" is part of the problem here. A spectrum is one-dimensional. Politics has at least two dimensions (see "Pournelle Axes").
quote: By definition, liberals would want more personal freedom and less government interference. This is how the rest of the world sees it, but US politics and media obfuscate the real understanding of the political spectrum.
quote: This is a progressive conservative collectivist.
quote: he's a typical Upstate Republican.
quote: Really? They're attempting to take away women's right to choose. Gay people's civil rights. The right of evryone to be free of religion or to choose their own religion by always implementing crap that talks about how this is a Christiona nation.
quote: Which is EXACTLY why some things should never be left up to the private sector. The private sector does not care about what's best for America; they care about what's best for the company. That usually doesn't translate into best for the country. Government is supposed the be on the side of the people. the same cannot be said for corporations.
quote: The government has a responsibility to do what's best for the country. In a recession to let millions of jobs die because of right-wing ideology would be stupid. Besides, the governement will ALWAYS be in business. They have historically bought congress and manipulated the market to the point to where there truly is no free market anymore. Besides, the minute a private company hands out a government contract, the idea of the free market is out the window.
quote: Excuse me? If you voted against them, there wouldn't be any to vote for; they always focus on these wedge issues and you know it. Nearly 100% of republicans vote in lock-step on every one of these types of bills.
quote: This guy is a republican backed by the Teaparty. The teaparty does not back liberals.
quote: The fact that this movement accepts Mitt Romney is just an absolute joke to me.
quote: Whether it's voting for Romney or simply voting against Obama makes no difference in the end.
quote: Never change