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We have a new girlie in the Bundesrat

The girlies are taking over the Bern asylum.

Simonetta Sommaruga has been voted in as Moritz Leuenberger's replacement. The Social Democrats defended their Bundesrat seat.

http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/schweiz/...story/29255214

Merz is up next.
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Old 22.09.2010, 10:46
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The girlies are taking over the Bern asylum.
I dare you to say that to her face
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Old 22.09.2010, 10:48
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The girlies are taking over the Bern asylum.

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Is this a good thing or a bad thing ?
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Old 22.09.2010, 10:51
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Re: We have a new girlie in the Bundesrat

Simonetta Sommaruga (SP Bern) 98 votes, 4th vote 159 votes
Jean François Rime (Freiburg SVP) 77 votes, 4th vote 81 votes
Jacqueline Fehr (Zurich SP) 70 votes

there is now a female majority in the Bundesrat.

Personally I am very happy with the result.
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Old 22.09.2010, 10:55
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Aaaaaahhhhh...........Doris...............the cutest politician in the world

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Old 22.09.2010, 11:00
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Well done, Simonetta!!
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Old 22.09.2010, 11:06
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Aaaaaahhhhh...........Doris...............the cutest politician in the world
I see I have a rival
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Old 22.09.2010, 11:07
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Still disappointed....always.....how close the SVP come to winning these positions.....like a little black cloud hanging over this great country.....
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Old 22.09.2010, 11:09
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Re: We have a new girlie in the Bundesrat

live-stream from the bundeshaus
http://www.tv.admin.ch/de/live
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Old 22.09.2010, 11:14
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Aaaaaahhhhh...........Doris...............the cutest politician in the world
Fortunately for the rest of us believers in democracy, beauty and looks aren't major criteria when placing our crosses in the square boxes, although I might be swayed with gentle coercion.
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Old 22.09.2010, 11:29
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Fortunately for the rest of us believers in democracy, beauty and looks aren't major criteria when placing our crosses in the square boxes, although I might be swayed with gentle coercion.
For somebody that just groaned me for expressing disappointment at the continued success of a party built on xenophobia, protectionism and racism.....i think I'm happy not to know your criteria!

(BTW - A little ironic to groan somebody for expressing a political view which differs from your own whilst extolling the benefits of democracy, don't you think?)
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Old 22.09.2010, 11:31
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it looks bad for my favourite candidate: KKS (Keller-Sutter)
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Old 22.09.2010, 11:33
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Fortunately for the rest of us believers in democracy, beauty and looks aren't major criteria when placing our crosses in the square boxes, although I might be swayed with gentle coercion.
Frau Widmer Schlumpf?
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For somebody that just groaned me for expressing disappointment at the continued success of a party built on xenophobia, protectionism and racism.....i think I'm happy not to know your criteria!

(BTW - A little ironic to groan somebody for expressing a political view which differs from your own whilst extolling the benefits of democracy, don't you think?)
Although I almost never agree with the svp, it is the biggest party and therefore should not have only one seat. This fairytale crossover, 6 dwarfs and a Schlumpf, has to end someday.
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The girlies are taking over the Bern asylum.

Simonetta Sommaruga has been voted in as Moritz Leuenberger's replacement. The Social Democrats defended their Bundesrat seat.

http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/schweiz/...story/29255214

Merz is up next.

What is this? Sexism? c'mon dude get with the programme, it is no longer the 1970's, it makes no difference what sex the person is! Basics, jog on!
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it looks bad for my favourite candidate: KKS (Keller-Sutter)
Yep, she's out now. Also one of my favorites, too bad.

Now it's down to the two men.
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byebye hans-ruedi, the burden of office has fallen


It is Schneider-Ammann
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What is this? Sexism? c'mon dude get with the programme, it is no longer the 1970's, it makes no difference what sex the person is! Basics, jog on!

It is progress when women appear in leadership roles with the same proportion that they appear in the population.

Gender still makes a difference. Get real... look at the US congress.
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Although I almost never agree with the svp, it is the biggest party and therefore should not have only one seat. This fairytale crossover, 6 dwarfs and a Schlumpf, has to end someday.
Technically yes.
But if the SVP had not done everything in Blocher's power to ruin the government's work while he was in it in order to copy paste the Zürcher Party agenda into the Swiss law book with no consideration to the fact that CH is not a one party system by any means, the others party would not be so "mean" to them now.
The day the SVP accepts that the parliament rules and not a single party, they will have their chance again to be considered like any other party in such elections as the Bundesrat Conseil fédéral Cussagl federal.
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Old 22.09.2010, 13:01
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Hey - Schneider-Ammann is from Langenthal!!!
It's the place to be these days!!
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