For those of us who would rather set ourselves on fire than vote for Romney, we might find ourselves forced to vote for the lesser of two evils. I mean, lets be honest – Obama aint done shit to help Black America unless you count his healthcare bill (and even that wasnt our first chice – remember Public Option?)
This leaves us American voters with two choices: President Obama and his dufus of a V.P., or Romney/Ryan – the duo of doom.
Or does it?
A few weekends ago,, I caught the Wright on the Edge Radio Show (host Wendy Wright on WOL radio, Washington, D.C.) where one of the topics of discussion were alternative political parties. Some of these parties I had never heard of, but they are apparently growing in political influence without major corporate backing. For those of us who dont like either the Democratic or Republican parties, but stil want to particioate in the political process, this article offers several viable alternatives, and includes a tool to decide which is most aligned with your political disposition.
You might think that Third Parties are irrelevant or don’t hold any sway, but that’s changing. Third Parties have always been a major part of the United States political party system and they play many major roles in politics. The term Third Party in the United States is used to denote any political party that is not one of the two major parties (Democratic Party and Republican Party). These third parties stand by their own certain beliefs, usually based strongly around one or a handful of issues, and have their own strong and centered ideology.
Political parties can be classified under a few labels such as; Right Wing, Centrist, Left-Wing, Libertarian, Ethno-Nationalist, and single-issue/protest-oriented political parties. Given their small numbers and low representation, some of these political parties have done quite well in U.S. elections.
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