Political Parties Stink

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    I am reading "Going Rogue" and Gov. Palin talks about how the party machine is so corrupt and inhibiting to the political process. Its like you have to pay your dues to get ahead in them which I found disgusting. Its like political parties are their own govenments sometimes who just want to hold onto power.
     
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    Always stay an Independent. You think much more clearly in the end. Being a partisan party member only results in you becoming a dishonest hypocrite at some point. Defending the indefensible becomes the norm for the partisan party members. Even when they know they're wrong they will continue to defend the indefensible. That's pretty sad when you actually take the time to think about it. Stay Independent and you probably wont end up a dishonest hypocrite.
     
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    Palin is a liar.
     
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    So which part of her book was she lying in?
     
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    I never understood that thinking.

    1. If one has a set of principles, one of the two parties will probably be- generally- closer to those principles. By registering for that party, you can, to use a synechoche, have skin in the game.

    2. In my state, one must be a member of the party to vote in the primary, thus to help choose a candidate.

    3. I have always suspected that those who identify themselves as 'independent' do so to hide a superficial understanding of the various agendas.

    Bottom line, one can be a registered member of a party, but be under no obligation to vote party line in the election.
     
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    I would not read her book or give anything she says any wieght because she is a liar.
     
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    So you wont listen to a word she says because she's a liar. And you don't see how completely illogical and dishonest that is.

    You know, if you want the truth, sometimes you need to read things that you dont like.
     
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    Im with you there. You dont get a say in the party unless you are registered.
     
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    She has nothing to offer.

    shes a waste of time.


    There are too many people who are worth listening to to waste time on her.
     
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    Being a loyal partisan party member will be considered prehistoric in the near future. One can only achieve true enlightenment and honesty by becoming an Independent. Anything short of this will only eventually cause one to become a dishonest hypocrite at some point. One instinctively feels a desperate need to defend the indefensible when rooting for their own team. It's just human nature. Even when they know they're wrong,the loyal partisan party member will continue to defend the indefensible if it helps their team. Achieve true independence and you will also achieve true political enlightenment.
     

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