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william_waugh_33
Jun 26
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TauDay & Electoral Mathematics

06-28 is TauDay, a day devoted to the 1 true CircleConstant (the 1st 3 digits of the decimal representation of Tau (τ) is 6.28). I shall tie this to Electoral
⸘Ŭalabio‽
Jun 25
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Re: The Electoral College could lead to civil war.

Some sort of interstate compact would be a better solution. The current one is flawed, as Warren described: http://rangevoting.org/NPVtrainwreck.html
simplulo
Nov 21, 2016
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Re: The Electoral College could lead to civil war.

But, who will bell the cat? The small states that benefit from the Electoral College system will never agree to change it. So, forget 2/3 of the Senate, 2/3 of
Harvey Frey
Nov 20, 2016
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The Electoral College could lead to civil war.

Executive Summary: Dump the Electoral College of the United States of America before it leads to civil war. This is a topical subject because the Electoral
⸘Ŭalabio‽
Nov 20, 2016
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The PodCast "The AtheistExperience" mentioned the algorithm SplitLin

⸘Howdy‽ On the bus today, I listened to the PodCast for “The AtheistExperience" for 2016-11-06. The hosts lamented how Austin Texas suffers from
⸘Ŭalabio‽
Nov 12, 2016
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Re: NP Completeness of Drawing Districts Procedurally in Light of Di

My phone hasn't been giving me notifications, so I hadn't known so many messages had transpired. Regarding what I meant with how to apply cake-cutting, I
jackson_wagner@sbcglobal.net
Nov 7, 2016
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Re: NP Completeness of Drawing Districts Procedurally in Light of Di

With any scheme based on single winners from districts, it will virtually always be the case that a 45% minority will get zero representation. Specifically
warren_d_smith31
Nov 4, 2016
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Re: Uplifting spy news

Newsweek Magazine just came out with cover story on Trump and Russia and their secret intelligence agencies. It claims from secret intelligence sources that
warren_d_smith31
Nov 4, 2016
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Re: NP Completeness of Drawing Districts Procedurally in Light of Di

Michael: The problem with your idea is that a 45% country-wide minority could be outvoted in 100% of districts and have 0% representation in the legislature.
Harvey Frey
Nov 3, 2016
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Re: NP Completeness of Drawing Districts Procedurally in Light of Di

*--well, first you seem implicitly to think I "should"* *have "more in common" with a member of my district.* *Because that somehow causes better political
Michael Ellis
Nov 3, 2016
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Handy dandy Trump sex accusation timeline

Having trouble keeping track, so many women have come forward accusing Trump of sex crimes etc? No problemo, here is a handy summary... A timeline of Donald
warren_d_smith31
Nov 3, 2016
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Re: NP Completeness of Drawing Districts Procedurally in Light of Di

... --well, first you seem implicitly to think I "should" have "more in common" with a member of my district. Because that somehow causes better political
warren_d_smith31
Nov 3, 2016
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Re: NP Completeness of Drawing Districts Procedurally in Light of Di

Warren, So how much more do you have in common with a randomly chosen individual from your congressional district than you have in common with a randomly
Michael Ellis
Nov 3, 2016
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Re: NP Completeness of Drawing Districts Procedurally in Light of Di

Districts are "a 19th century anachronism" that should be abolished? Depends whether you think geography is an anachronism that should be abolished. Why are
warren_d_smith31
Nov 3, 2016
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