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Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by saturneptune, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. saturneptune

    saturneptune New Member

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    Oregon is one of the West Coast States that used to vote consistantly Republican. This could be one of the suprises this year, with the state of the economy. Does anyone think Romney could pick this state off?

    http://www.270towin.com/states/Oregon

    Please do not interpret this thread as Old Regular is a closet Democrat.
     
  2. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

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    No. Oregon will stay in the democrats pocket.
     
  3. OldRegular

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    You mean the title was entirely by chance.:laugh: You in enough trouble already S/N, don't push it!:smilewinkgrin:
     
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    InTheLight Well-Known Member

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    No.

    Oregon has 2 Democrat U.S. senators and 4 out of 5 U.S. House members are Dems.
     
  5. OldRegular

    OldRegular Well-Known Member

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    Oregon here comes S/N!
     
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    Oregon is the Appalachia of the west coast. Several possible reasons. A large part of the land area is federal property. Two major industries were logging and fishing. Fishing has been trashed by bottom trawlers and over fishing. Logging has been trashed by tree huggers.
     
  7. saturneptune

    saturneptune New Member

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    We spent ten days in August driving through Washington and Oregon. They are really beautiful states. I did notice one political difference from here. The political commercials were all trying to align themselves with Obama. Here, even the Democrats try to pin Obama on their opponent.
     
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