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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    Quote Originally Posted by Napoleon's Nightingale
    This is why our government system isn't a democracy or really even a republic. How many of you have ever seen anywhere near this amount of parties on the balot? Even the states regulate which parties and candidates will be on the ballot. Even if no one votes for their representatives it's not an excuse for not allowing the other parties to take part in the presidential debates and striking their names off the balot.
    True, but this is because all third parties are small and can't grow because they can't campaign. They can't campaign because they don't get corporate donations an aren't puppet candidates. My party SPUSA, has about 15,000 people but most people don't even know it exsists.

    The thing about politics in America Nowadays is that for the majority of people it isn't a candidates qualifications or platform but his looks his height his speeches and how flashy his campaign is.

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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    Quote Originally Posted by Che
    True, but this is because all third parties are small and can't grow because they can't campaign. They can't campaign because they don't get corporate donations an aren't puppet candidates. My party SPUSA, has about 15,000 people but most people don't even know it exsists.

    The thing about politics in America Nowadays is that for the majority of people it isn't a candidates qualifications or platform but his looks his height his speeches and how flashy his campaign is.
    I have to agree, and sadly anything labelled "Campaign Finance Reform" these days is clearly designed for the two major parties.

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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    While you all are correct on the fact that it is near impossible for a third party to win on the national level, you guys seem to miss the point that an independent can change history. Look at Ross Perot in '92, without whom Clinton may not have been elected President. Or Nader in 2000, who took 3% of the Florida vote when Gore was 300 votes short.

    Anyway, what's up with this Unity08? Any members?

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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    what's unity08?
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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    There's one more, The Balance Party - www.americasbalance.org
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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    LOL is that a visit counter on the bottom of the site? that's a pretty small party if there have only been 35 visits.
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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    Quote Originally Posted by Joby
    im starting to like this party

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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    Quote Originally Posted by Arch Enemy
    I got a laugh out of the American Nazi Party.



    I don't know if I'd rather cry, or be furious that people still believe in the ideals that "Aryan" people are the supreme people.
    Pat Buchanan has been making the talk show rounds saying pretty much the same thing while hawking his new "book"

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    Re: A List of the Many Political Parties

    Quote Originally Posted by LeftyHenry
    True, but this is because all third parties are small and can't grow because they can't campaign. They can't campaign because they don't get corporate donations an aren't puppet candidates. My party SPUSA, has about 15,000 people but most people don't even know it exsists.

    The thing about politics in America Nowadays is that for the majority of people it isn't a candidates qualifications or platform but his looks his height his speeches and how flashy his campaign is.
    Public funding of elections would open up the field for more parties. It would also let the politicians spend more time GOVERNING instead of fundraising. One other benefit would be a substantial reduction in the vast power the lobbyists hold over the politicians.

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