I Wish Americans Would Get Past Political Parties

Americans who want to get beyond the political parties and look at what country needs to be THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Political parties have divided the country not united it. 105 People

    Yes and No

    I've often thought this would be good. One party and therefore everythings easier. But in reality that will not work. Principles are what we need to be concerned with and their are may different opinions on the same principle. So, logically to me we need different parties in...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2008

    Who Cares

     I hate the fact that we even have political parties. Why do we need them? To many people are like "I'm a Republican" or "I'm a Democrat", and then just vote for whichever candidate is in their party. How about instead you look at each of their own...
    PorcupineMan PorcupineMan
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2008

    What's the point of being a left

    or right wing extremist? I can't see myself being so black and right about issues. I believe everything is circumstantial and that it doesn't make sense to always have a traditional or progressive view, for example I believe that war is justifiable if there's a legitimate...
    HopelessWanderer88 HopelessWanderer88
    26-30, M
    Dec 14, 2013

    Red Team Blue Team

    This two party system is clearly not working. Congress is so concerned about winning on their side and defeating the other side that everything comes to a standstill. They have rendered themselves absolutely ******* useless, and everyone else is suffering because of it. My...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    1 Response Sep 29, 2013

    Dumb Or Dumber...

    Why can't we just have a dictator - that would be so much more simple. OOH OOH, pick meeee! Seriously the system is flawed - and even worse, the people running are flawed. I propose no income for politicians, but free housing and basic supplies - then we'll see the...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Apr 27, 2009

    Congress Runs the Country

    The election for president we are facing this year will be one of the biggest in our country's history.  Which to me is wonderful for our country is moving past our history. Yet, at the same time I feel as a country we have forgotten about who we put into congress. I was...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2008

    Its the Jackasses Or the Elephants.....

    Goodness gracious. Why does it have to be 1 side against the other? Cant we all come to some kind of an agreement to just work for the common good? Work on making sure that everyone has healthcare, a roof over their head ( that they can afford ), clothing and food in their fridge...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2008

    A Moderate Revolt Is Needed

    The democrats are beyond hope. It's become a left wing party focused on socialized democracy. They are wrong on every financial and economic issue there is. The republicans have it right on fiscal and economic policy. Unfortunately they have it wrong on just about every social...
    mintensity mintensity
    51-55, M
    Oct 20, 2013
    kpl2014 kpl2014
    31-35, F
    Dec 18, 2015

    A New Idea...

    My friend just opened my mind to a new idea.  The reason our country can't make any progress is because of the political parties.  It's a constant battle.  George Bush wants one thing...then Barack Obama wants to change that...and we'll eventually have another...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    The Party's Over

    By Patrick J. Buchanan 19 Sep 08 - The Crash of 2008, which is now wiping out trillions of dollars of our people's wealth, is, like the Crash of 1929, likely to mark the end of one era and the onset of another. The new era will see a more sober and much diminished America...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2008


    Not even the framers of the constitution were supportive of political parties - they viewed them as among political factions that would be harmful to the nation. But they also beileved they would be inevitable...and overcome.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 16, 2009

    I actually wish there was at least one

    additional major political party -ideally more- to counter the Republicrats and Democans.
    benjamin111991 benjamin111991
    26-30, M
    Jul 3, 2014


    Politics are there for profit. They don't really care about us. So it doesn't matter who you vote for. Politics are all around rotten.
    nickwentskating nickwentskating
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Oct 6, 2008

    Why Should We Choose One Side?

    I think the reason we choose one party is because that's what we are taught in school!  I was interested to hear my kids 6 and 13 talk about the election.  They voted yesterday at school, which I think is a good thing!  However, they wanted to know what Party I...
    tks tks
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Nov 4, 2008

    Our Politicians Keep Playing Politics While Our Country Is On Fire

    Look for our politicians to take advantage of this crisis to promote their own agenda.  They keep treating this like a game and are taking actions only after weighing whether their action will help or hurt ‘the party’ at election time.  Our country is at the...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 9, 2008

    Get Some Common Sense

    Gun Control is not gonna stop criminals from carrying gunsGay Marriages in no way effect youAffirmative Action is just racismRevisionist History does no service to anyoneWe need the environment to functionAbortion is MurderThe death penalty is still murderIf business gets too big...
    ratburn ratburn
    1 Response Mar 10, 2012
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