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« Reply #550 on: November 21, 2015, 03:20:59 PM »

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« Reply #551 on: November 21, 2015, 03:21:46 PM »

Aye, it could get out of hand, but hopefully the regions will put mechanisms in place so that the names aren't being changed every couple of months.
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« Reply #552 on: November 21, 2015, 03:22:15 PM »

AYE!

The Convention has already voted to leave this issue in the hands of the Regions. The principle of this matter is no longer up for debate.

we should also allow for a process for the restoration to 5 regions while we are at it.
There is a process for that - a constitutional amendment.

Since we're in a Constitutional Convention I figure we should put the framework in so we could if future situations merit.
And we will - by allowing the Constitution to be amended.
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« Reply #553 on: November 21, 2015, 03:54:29 PM »

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« Reply #554 on: November 21, 2015, 06:02:11 PM »

Aye.
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« Reply #555 on: November 21, 2015, 06:13:43 PM »

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« Reply #556 on: November 21, 2015, 06:47:21 PM »

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« Reply #557 on: November 21, 2015, 06:51:27 PM »

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« Reply #558 on: November 21, 2015, 08:44:45 PM »

Aye

But we also really need to specify that there will be some sort of (in parentheses) regional identifier (likely based on geography) recognized in federal documents/Wiki if when the names become silly.
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« Reply #559 on: November 21, 2015, 09:00:17 PM »

Aye

But we also really need to specify that there will be some sort of (in parentheses) regional identifier (likely based on geography) recognized in federal documents/Wiki if when the names become silly.

And we know they will become silly.  Very silly.  I have been saying that for weeks in this convention.

That is why we should have set names, unchangeable.
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« Reply #560 on: November 21, 2015, 09:00:40 PM »

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« Reply #561 on: November 21, 2015, 09:11:21 PM »

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« Reply #562 on: November 22, 2015, 01:15:29 AM »

AYE!

Out of hand, out of shmand. If the majority of people in a region decide a name is best, what right do other people have to tell them not to do it? If it's that important, re-register in that region and vote for a boring name, or campaign to voters for the boring name of your choice. (Not that I'm against boring names, I just don't think they should be federally mandated.)

I mean, how bad can it get? Did Atlasia die when the South changed it's name to "Dirty South?" Or "Imperial Dominion of the South," and renamed Governors "Emperors?"
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« Reply #563 on: November 22, 2015, 01:46:03 AM »

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« Reply #564 on: November 22, 2015, 02:53:43 AM »

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« Reply #565 on: November 22, 2015, 08:30:45 AM »

Aye.
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« Reply #566 on: November 22, 2015, 03:43:26 PM »

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« Reply #567 on: November 22, 2015, 04:30:46 PM »

Abstain
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« Reply #568 on: November 22, 2015, 06:40:46 PM »

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« Reply #569 on: November 22, 2015, 10:49:05 PM »

Well, you know, some Libertarians, who shall remain anonymous, bless their hearts, believe that citizens should have the right to do anything without any interference from governments.

Truly, there are times when citizens have to be protected from themselves by governments.   
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« Reply #570 on: November 23, 2015, 03:17:16 AM »

AYE


Well, you know, some Libertarians, who shall remain anonymous, bless their hearts, believe that citizens should have the right to do anything without any interference from governments.

Truly, there are times when citizens have to be protected from themselves by governments.   

Dallas and Nappy's 2014 romp through the Northeast really did leave a lasting impact on you.
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« Reply #571 on: November 23, 2015, 02:12:41 PM »

AYE


Well, you know, some Libertarians, who shall remain anonymous, bless their hearts, believe that citizens should have the right to do anything without any interference from governments.

Truly, there are times when citizens have to be protected from themselves by governments.  

Dallas and Nappy's 2014 romp through the Northeast really did leave a lasting impact on you.

Napoleon was always one of my very best friends and allies on this forum.

He and I supported one another the vast majority of the time, so I fail to see your point here regarding my good friend Napoleon.

Dallasfan and I had our differences,  true enough, as he seemed to have a philosophy of anything goes, no matter the harm done.

I am pleased to say that I was successful in having some of his more obscene ands harmful pieces of legislation repealed and overturned.
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« Reply #572 on: November 23, 2015, 02:47:48 PM »

Grin  This is absolutely necessary to our democracy.
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« Reply #573 on: November 23, 2015, 07:47:28 PM »

With 22 Ayes, 0 Nays, 1 Abstention, and 2 members not voting1, this amendment has passed.

1Nice improvement, guys!



I now open the floor for final amendments to the text of this Article. IF THERE ARE NO OBJECTIONS WITHIN 24 HOURS, I WILL MOVE TO CLOSE DEBATE ON THIS ISSUE.
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« Reply #574 on: November 24, 2015, 03:38:59 PM »
« Edited: November 24, 2015, 05:29:36 PM by Senator Truman »

Seeing no objection, we will now proceed with a final vote on this Article. If this measure should pass, I will close debate on this topic and the below text will become the final text for Article I. Please vote AYE, NAY, or Abstain; voting will last 48 hours or until all delegates have voted.

EDIT: On second though, this vote will last 72 hours (until 3:38 on Friday) in observance of Thanksgiving.

EDIT #2: THIS IS A VOTE TO END DEBATE IN THIS THREAD ONLY, NOT TO SET THE BELOW TEXT IN STONE. BY VOTING 'AYE', YOU ARE VOTING TO END DEBATE ON CONSOLIDATION, REGIONAL NAMES, & SECESSION. WE WILL CONTINUE DEBATING SECTION 3 IN THIS THREAD!

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