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Why Vote Third Party?
« on: June 19, 2009, 01:20:00 pm »
There's a simple reason you can and must vote Third Party whenever the choice is available. It doesn't require a lot of explanation or understanding, and it's simply this.

When a main party candidate rises to the financial and authority level necessary to actually run for office, let alone president, he has competed against thousands of potential candidates, and he has won the advantage, won the nomination. They win for a simple reason: Support, and more support. This costs money. By the time someone rises so high in a main party, you can believe he has been thoroughly bought and paid for by special interests. Bush was Oil, Obama is the Banks, the Housing Industry, ACORN. You cannot continue to vote for individuals whose campaign contributions prove that their loyalties have no more room for the American people. To me, main party is out of the question. Get an accidental president, and give America the fantasy it enjoyed with Theodore Roosevelt, who was never intended to be president and whom no one saw coming. All we need is to elect a Third Party candidate once, and show America that it can be done, and the corruption of the monopoly and trust on political power shall be undone.

Vote for the candidate with the least advertising, the least good press, and in fact you can believe at this point, that bad press is a sign of the pressed individual being a threat to Liberal hegemony. Why not vote for the demonised, the underexposed, and those who run with money out of their own pockets? You know who owns the media; defy it and its monopoly on your opinions and the ads you view.

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Re: Why Vote Third Party?
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2009, 09:14:21 pm »
This is why you should vote for me if I ever run for president. I'll make Teddy look sane.
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Re: Why Vote Third Party?
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2009, 12:40:29 am »
You'd treat America like just another country and wouldn't put your People first. You'd invest equally in foreigners, even though foreign countries would favour themselves, putting your country at a decided disadvantage.

I can see you shrugging your shoulders at companies shipping jobs overseas and saying, "Well, they work harder, they deserve the jobs." And forcing social Darwinism on a decidedly non-Darwinistic situation. It's impossible for Americans to compete because it costs more to live in America than it does to live in China. If I worked for the wage they work for, the same hours they work, I would not make enough to live even at lower standards than they live.

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Re: Why Vote Third Party?
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2009, 01:11:23 am »
That's not my trade policy.

My policy is free trade with nations that share our workers rights and safety regulations, tariffs to embargoes on the rest.

Besides, I can't hope to change the world as the leader or a country, unless my country is extremely strong, that's just common sense.
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Re: Why Vote Third Party?
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2009, 10:52:26 am »
 Or you could vote for the candidate you think is best regardless of party, since purposely voting 3rd party isn't much better than voting for the main parties. Then again, I hate the party system - so purposely voting for any particular party just because it's that party, or it's not another party just seems like a voting sin to me.
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Re: Why Vote Third Party?
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2009, 12:37:45 pm »
I tend to agree, recently I've joined the modern whig party... it fits my perspective a lot better than the republicans and I'm pretty fed up with them anyway.
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Re: Why Vote Third Party?
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2009, 01:10:48 am »
Or you could vote for the candidate you think is best regardless of party, since purposely voting 3rd party isn't much better than voting for the main parties. Then again, I hate the party system - so purposely voting for any particular party just because it's that party, or it's not another party just seems like a voting sin to me.

The thing to remember is that it costs more in favours to get to any position in a main party. It's not about deliberately voting against a foxglove because it's a foxglove, it's about voting against a foxglove because foxgloves are poisonous. A main-party candidate may seem to run in line with your own political beliefs, but unless yours also run in line with the special interests that have pushed him this high, you will not get what you voted for.

Every ad you see endorsing a canditate is a piece of that candidate that's been sold to special interests. "Always vote Third Party" is a simple way of excluding most of these sold-off individuals. Being main-party entails something that isn't desirable that being Third Party need not entail, and that is having been bought and sold to special interests.
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Re: Why Vote Third Party?
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2009, 01:18:59 am »
I tend to agree, recently I've joined the modern whig party... it fits my perspective a lot better than the republicans and I'm pretty fed up with them anyway.

I suppose you finally saw the light that I told you to see in the beginning, when I said, "You know, Gaius, the only difference between you and me [regarding the 2008 election] is that you're going to be disappointed when your candidate loses."

If you live in a blue state, you're "throwing your vote away" just as much by voting Republican anyway.