New Political Party?

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    How many birthers are REALLY out there? Check in here. Are you large enough to start a third political party?
     
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    The two-party system will never allow a 3rd political party to win the Presidency, birthers or otherwise. Ross Perot got 18.9% of the popular vote in 1992, but no electoral college votes. The Dems and Reps will not let it happen.
     
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    Actually, there could be a third party. Except third parties want to go straight for the top instead of working their way up. Plus, most third parties suck and are usually one-issue parties. (Marijuana, Tax Reform, etc).

    In my state, the Libertarian Party is run by the GOP. :eusa_eh:
     
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    There are many Libertarians in office. They are certainly the most successful 3rd party today. But I know what you mean by the GOP controlling the Libertarian party in your State. In 2008, they nominated Bob Barr as the Libertarian Presidential Nominee. WTH? The guy is a friggen Republican! That's why a lot of people who are libertarians at heart are not members of the Libertarian Party.
     
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    I thought the Tea Party was going to be the next "Third Party?" :confused:

    So we have:

    Democrats
    Republicans
    Libertarians
    Tea Party
    Birthers
    Green Party

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.....................................
     
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    No, I mean, literally, the Libertarian Party is run by people who ran as Republicans in 2008. It's ridiculous. And I know some Libertarians on here who are not members of the party nationally because of people like Bob Barr too.
     
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    Interestingly enough, the GOP in my state (a shell really) wants the tea parties to take them over. And does the Green Party even win anymore?
     
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    The only real home for Progressives is the Green Party.
     

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