Why can't we just get rid of political parties?

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  1. BrulesRules

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    Everyone should stand as an individual on their own beliefs and morals and not have to follow a party line or have a "we won" team mentality. Congressmen should be able to vote on what they believe will be better for the country and their constituents instead of what will be good for their party. /rant
     
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    I agree w/ OP.
     
  3. HeinousMark

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    Totally agree, but it ain't gonna happen. Anyone who is a "successful" politician anymore is bought and paid for, and 95% of the citizens are so hung up on the football mentality... it really makes me sad, scared, and angry....I've become almost apolitical because of it.
     
  4. BrulesRules

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    Just imagine the confusion a die hard Republican or Democrat would have when they went into a voting booth and didn't see a D or an R in red or blue next to a candidate's name.
     
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    I feel ya, I'm not voting in the presidental election because I feel neither candidate will help this country.
     
  6. Billy Brown

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    You guys don't like to party? :party:
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    I think it's going to be a low turnout and an Obama landslide.
     
  8. BrulesRules

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    Maybe with some of the female interns in their pencil skirts and heels :jerk:
     
  9. Johnnykstaint

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    Any steps to remove huge money backing, and the ability to force voters to research positions of various candidates before voting would be good. The party system i think is bullshit at this point, with both sides just being fake difference so that the actual goal of raping us all can be accomplished.
     
  10. BrulesRules

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    yep I think so too. I wonder which way the black devout christian lady at my work will vote :bigthink:
     
  11. RobsDad

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    It's all a profit deal.

    There's no money in voting your consience.
     
  12. newcastlefan

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    because the political parties wont let us. pretty much the same reason we can't get rid of lawyers or doctors.
     
  13. BrulesRules

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    I don't want to get rid of doctors.
     
  14. Schmoopy

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    [video=youtube;rKlYxTL5cSk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKlYxTL5cSk[/video]

    This is from yesterday. This is your typical Obama supporter. :facepalm:
     
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    Unfortunately, he who yells and screams loudest would win. Vote SourShoes for president ....
     
  16. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Gotta have someone to root for, and then pointlessly fight on the internet over.
     
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    Hopefully it won't matter, asshole!
     
  18. BrulesRules

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    I just got negged by Schmoopy..it's like a rite of passage
     
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    People who don't vote fucking disgust me! The differences between Romney and Obama are like night and day!
     
  20. MatthewT

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    we do; the democrats of today are not the democrats of WWII, and the republicans of today are not the republicans of Abraham Lincoln. it's just that the 2 party system is virtually inevitable in a field where deals are made constantly, jockying for power. a vote for a third party is usually just a protest vote, and usually has the opposite effect: it tends to maintain the status quo

    after all, we no longer vote Whig and Tory...