Why Vote? Reasons 1,150 - 1,158 Bob Barr and Cynthia McKinney won't be the only also-rans in the pack of presidential...
Why Vote? Reasons 1,150 - 1,158Bob Barr and Cynthia McKinney won't be the only also-rans in the pack of presidential contenders. Most people know about the Libertarian and Green parties' candidates, but there are others--aside from the Dems' and the GOP's, of course--and they have their own ideas about how to govern this country. After reading this, you won't be able to say that you didn't know all your options.
|Gene Amundson Prohibition Party:|
|Chuck Baldwin Constitution Party:|
|Charles JayBoston Tea Party: "Why wouldn't I run? is the real question. I'm going to win if I get through to the end, because somewhere along the line, we're going to change some minds."|
|Jackson Kirk GrimesUnited Fascist Union: "We must end the reign of terror of the capitalist elite. To correct the flaws in modern society, the United Fascist Union recommends halting the monopolies on utilities; imposing strict censorship on the press; halting urban sprawl; and enacting rules of public conduct that police would enforce rigidly."|
|Alan Keyes America's Independent Party: "If you really want to see a change in government then we need to restore the credibility of the Republican party-a credibility that has been destroyed by the betrayal of promises to keep government limited and a betrayal that has resulted in outrageously high budget deficits."|
|Gloria La RivaParty for Socialism and Liberation: "As a worker and a union leader who represents workers who are losing their jobs left and right, my run for the presidency is against the corporations, the banks, and big money-the pillars of the American plutocracy."|
|Frank McEnultyNew American Independent Party:|
|Brian MooreSocialist Party USA:|
|Ralph NaderIndependent: "[Millennials] are the first generation that, when polled, say they're not going to be as well off as their parents. And the indicators are all coming down: millions of Americans not making a living wage, not even close-Wal-Mart wages, McDonald's wages, Kmart wages. Just think of that. This is the richest country in the world."|