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The Clinton's and Trump have way to many scandals in their history to be sitting in the White House. Have voters lost all sense of respect for the White House and America? It certainly appears as such.

 

The Green Party is the most viable choice for a major Third Party.

 

Think You’ve Got It Locked, Hillary? Meet Jill Stein.

 

The Green Party candidate insists it’s her year to get noticed—and she may make it onto 47 state ballots.

Substantial Highlights That Support All In The USA:

Using our voice to help others find their voice, a national Green Party should spring from many sources: state and local Green Party electoral efforts, individual efforts, political involvement and direction at every level. We look toward forming bioregional confederations to coordinate regional issues based on natural and ecosystem boundaries instead of traditional political ones.


1. Electoral College: The Electoral College is an 18th century anachronism. We call for a constitutional amendment abolishing the Electoral College and providing for the direct election of the president by Instant Runoff Voting. Until that time, we call for a proportional allocation of delegates in state primaries.

2. IRV: We believe in majority rule and reject the present method of election without a majority. Accordingly, we call for the use of Instant Runoff Voting in chief executive races, (mayor, governor, president, etc.) where voters can rank their favorite candidates (1,2,3, etc.) to guarantee that the winner has majority support and that voters are not relegated to choosing between the lesser of two evils.

3. Proportional Voting: We demand choices in our political system. This can be accomplished by proportional representation voting systems such as Choice Voting (candidate-based), Mixed Member Voting (combines with district representation), and Party List (party based); and semi-proportional voting systems such as Limited Voting, and Cumulative Voting.

4. Campaign Finance: We propose comprehensive campaign finance reform, including caps on spending and contributions, at the national and state level; and / or full public financing of elections to remove undue influence in political campaigns. We will work to ban or greatly limit political action committees and restrict soft money contributions.

5. Media: All viable candidates at the state and federal levels should have free and equal radio and television time and print press coverage.

6. Voting & Registration: We will act to broaden voter participation and ballot access. We advocate universal voter registration and an election day holiday and/or conducting elections over more than one day (say on a weekend). We believe that a binding None of the Above option on the ballot should be considered.

We advocate that all persons convicted of felonies shall regain full citizenship rights upon completion of their sentence, including the right to vote and to run for elected office.
We advocate that prisoners be granted the right to vote.

As legislatures are updating voting equipment in response to the federal Helping America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2001, we support the growing movement of citizens calling for a strict requirement of a voter-verified paper audit trail for all voting machines installed across the United States. Electronic voting machines must include a verifiable paper trail that allows every voter to verify that his or her vote was recorded and counted accurately, coupled with random audits based on the paper trail. Technology must be used that incorporates a voter-verified paper trail that is accessible to vision-impaired voters.

Vote-counting software codes manufactured by private corporations have been deemed proprietary, banning public review of the means by which elections are determined. Therefore, to protect against fraud, voting machine source code must be open for public inspection and verification before and after an election.


 

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Bernie Sanders is advocating a reprise of the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act, specifically that section of the Depression-era act that had prohibited commercial banks and investment banks from operating under the same roof. Sanders believes that the repeal of Glass-Steagall in 1999 led to the formation of banks that became “too big to fail,” contributed to the financial crisis in 2008 — and will lead to another crisis without corrective legislation.

 

Most observers think Sanders is on a quixotic quest and, with Wall Street’s political power, the chances of any revival of Glass-Steagall are, like his election to the presidency, slim. Yet Sanders has a strong argument, one that can be effectively made using Citigroup, the two-century old bank that, along with other Wall Street banks, has a history of wreaking havoc on itself and the economy when it mixes commercial banking with investment banking.

 

http://billmoyers.com/story/why-bernies-right-about-glass-steagall/

 

 

The Green Party is advocating for a reprise of the Glass-Steagall Act and would do so under the watch of Jill Stein.

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How is the arrest warrant for Jill Stein coming? After she committed that criminal vandalism and got caught red-handed on camera, a warrant was issued for her arrest.

 

Any news on that?

 

I am all for having all four of the largest parties (Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Green) debate. We should also get rid of the Electoral College, which was founded because of half the states allowing slavery.

Agreed - or, at the very least, make sure the electoral votes are accurately proportional to the population, and that they are subject to FEDERAL regulation.

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Hillary Clinton won’t propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act — at least according to Alan Blinder, an economist who has been advising Clinton’s campaign. “You’re not going to see Glass-Steagall,” Blinder said after her economic speech Monday in which she failed to mention it. Blinder said he had spoken to Clinton directly about Glass-Steagall.

This is a big mistake.

It’s a mistake politically because people who believe Hillary Clinton is still too close to Wall Street will not be reassured by her position on Glass-Steagall. Many will recall that her husband led the way to repealing Glass Steagall in 1999 at the request of the big Wall Street banks.

It’s a big mistake economically because the repeal of Glass-Steagall led directly to the 2008 Wall Street crash, and without it we’re in danger of another one.

Some background:

 

http://billmoyers.com/2015/07/16/hillary-clintons-mistake-on-glass-steagall/


I am all for having all four of the largest parties (Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Green) debate. We should also get rid of the Electoral College, which was founded because of half the states allowing slavery.

 

 

I also can support this position.

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Hillary Clinton won’t propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act — at least according to Alan Blinder, an economist who has been advising Clinton’s campaign. “You’re not going to see Glass-Steagall,” Blinder said after her economic speech Monday in which she failed to mention it. Blinder said he had spoken to Clinton directly about Glass-Steagall.

I also can support this position.

Why are you running and hiding from answering my question?

 

Why won't you tell hs how Jill Stein's arrest warrant for her criminal behavior is going?

 

After all, she was caught ON CAMERA, so it isn't as though there is any doubt about her guilt.

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Why are you running and hiding from answering my question?

 

Why won't you tell hs how Jill Stein's arrest warrant for her criminal behavior is going?

 

After all, she was caught ON CAMERA, so it isn't as though there is any doubt about her guilt.

 

 

Jill has responded. Take these nonsense questions to the appropriate thread.

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Platform and key values

 

The Green Party platform is a written document that outlines the party's policy priorities and positions on domestic and foreign affairs.

In addition to the party platform, the Green Party supports the following ten key values:

 

1.Grassroots Democracy

Every human being deserves a say in the decisions that affect his or her life and should not be subject to the will of another. Therefore,we will work to increase public participation at every level of government and to ensure that our public representatives are fully accountable to the people who elect them.We will also work to create new types of political organizations which expand the process of participatory democracy by directly including citizens in the decisionmaking process.

 

2. Social Justice and Equal Opportunity

All persons should have the rights and opportunity to benefit equally from the resources afforded us by society and the environment. We must consciously confront in ourselves, our organizations, and society at large, barriers such as racism and class oppression, sexism and homophobia, ageism and disability, which act to deny fair treatment and equal justice under the law.

 

3. Ecological Wisdom

Human societies must operate with the understanding that we are part of nature, not separate from nature. We must maintain an ecological balance and live within the ecological and resource limits of our communities and our planet. We support a sustainable society which utilizes resources in such a way that future generations will benefit and not suffer from the practices of our generation. To this end we must practice agriculture which replenishes the soil; move to an energy efficient economy; and live in ways that respect the integrity of natural systems.

 

4. Non-Violence

It is essential that we develop effective alternatives to society's current patterns of violence. We will work to demilitarize, and eliminate weapons of mass destruction, without being naive about the intentions of other governments. We recognize the need for self-defense and the defense of others who are in helpless situations. We promote non-violent methods to oppose practices and policies with which we disagree, and will guide our actions toward lasting personal, community and global peace.

 

5. Decentralization

Centralization of wealth and power contributes to social and economic injustice, environmental destruction, and militarization. Therefore, we support a restructuring of social, political and economic institutions away from a system which is controlled by and mostly benefits the powerful few, to a democratic, less bureaucratic system. Decision-making should, as much as possible,remain at the individual and local level, while assuring that civil rights are protected for all citizens.

 

6. Community Based Economics

Redesign our work structures to encourage employee ownership and workplace democracy. Develop new economic activities and institutions that will allow us to use our new technologies in ways that are humane, freeing, ecological and accountable, and responsive to communities. Establish some form of basic economic security, open to all. Move beyond the narrow“job ethic” to new definitions of “work,” jobs” and “income” that reflect the changing economy. Restructure our patterns of income distribution to reflect the wealth created by those outside the formal monetary economy: those who take responsibility for parenting, housekeeping, home gardens, community volunteer work, etc. Restrict the size and concentrated power of corporations without discouraging superior efficiency or technological innovation.

 

7. Feminism and Gender Equity

We have inherited a social system based on male domination of politics and economics. We call for the replacement of the cultural ethics of domination and control with more cooperative ways of interacting that respect differences of opinion and gender. Human values such as equity between the sexes, interpersonal responsibility, and honesty must be developed with moral conscience. We should remember that the process that determines our decisions and actions is just as important as achieving the outcome we want.

 

8. Respect for Diversity

We believe it is important to value cultural, ethnic, racial, sexual, religious and spiritual diversity, and to promote the development of respectful relationships across these lines.We believe that the many diverse elements of society should be reflected in our organizations and decision-making bodies, and we support the leadership of people who have been traditionally closed out of leadership roles. We acknowledge and encourage respect for other life forms than our own and the preservation of biodiversity.

 

9. Personal and Global Responsibility

We encourage individuals to act to improve their personal wellbeing and, at the same time, to enhance ecological balance and social harmony. We seek to join with people and organizations around the world to foster peace, economic justice, and the health of the planet.

 

10. Future Focus And Sustainability

Our actions and policies should be motivated by long-term goals. We seek to protect valuable natural resources, safely disposing of or “unmaking” all waste we create, while developing a sustainable economics that does not depend on continual expansion for survival. We must counterbalance the drive for short-term profits by assuring that economic development, new technologies, and fiscal policies are responsible to future generations who will inherit the results of our actions. Make the quality of life, rather than open-ended economic growth, the focus of future thinking.

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Yes, we see. You admire criminal behavior like Stein's. You admire people who have warrants out for their ARREST. Well, as long as it's YOUR person committing it.

 

Good for you for admitting what an ethically-bankrupt hypocrite you are.

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Green Party will be more respected when they replace the reckless loudmouth Jilly girl...

 

Wow, five threads out of top ten about the Greenies. But it won't help Stein get another single vote...

 

Gang-green.

 

That's a very conservative attitude ......

Hillary Clinton won’t propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act — at least according to Alan Blinder, an economist who has been advising Clinton’s campaign. “You’re not going to see Glass-Steagall,” Blinder said after her economic speech Monday in which she failed to mention it. Blinder said he had spoken to Clinton directly about Glass-Steagall.

This is a big mistake.

It’s a mistake politically because people who believe Hillary Clinton is still too close to Wall Street will not be reassured by her position on Glass-Steagall. Many will recall that her husband led the way to repealing Glass Steagall in 1999 at the request of the big Wall Street banks.

It’s a big mistake economically because the repeal of Glass-Steagall led directly to the 2008 Wall Street crash, and without it we’re in danger of another one.

Some background:

http://billmoyers.com/2015/07/16/hillary-clintons-mistake-on-glass-steagall/

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The Clinton's and Trump have way to many scandals in their history to be sitting in the White House. Have voters lost all sense of respect for the White House and America? It certainly appears as such.

 

The Green Party is the most viable choice for a major Third Party.

 

Think You’ve Got It Locked, Hillary? Meet Jill Stein.

 

The Green Party candidate insists it’s her year to get noticed—and she may make it onto 47 state ballots.

Substantial Highlights That Support All In The USA:

Using our voice to help others find their voice, a national Green Party should spring from many sources: state and local Green Party electoral efforts, individual efforts, political involvement and direction at every level. We look toward forming bioregional confederations to coordinate regional issues based on natural and ecosystem boundaries instead of traditional political ones.

1. Electoral College: The Electoral College is an 18th century anachronism. We call for a constitutional amendment abolishing the Electoral College and providing for the direct election of the president by Instant Runoff Voting. Until that time, we call for a proportional allocation of delegates in state primaries.

 

2. IRV: We believe in majority rule and reject the present method of election without a majority. Accordingly, we call for the use of Instant Runoff Voting in chief executive races, (mayor, governor, president, etc.) where voters can rank their favorite candidates (1,2,3, etc.) to guarantee that the winner has majority support and that voters are not relegated to choosing between the lesser of two evils.

 

3. Proportional Voting: We demand choices in our political system. This can be accomplished by proportional representation voting systems such as Choice Voting (candidate-based), Mixed Member Voting (combines with district representation), and Party List (party based); and semi-proportional voting systems such as Limited Voting, and Cumulative Voting.

 

4. Campaign Finance: We propose comprehensive campaign finance reform, including caps on spending and contributions, at the national and state level; and / or full public financing of elections to remove undue influence in political campaigns. We will work to ban or greatly limit political action committees and restrict soft money contributions.

 

5. Media: All viable candidates at the state and federal levels should have free and equal radio and television time and print press coverage.

 

6. Voting & Registration: We will act to broaden voter participation and ballot access. We advocate universal voter registration and an election day holiday and/or conducting elections over more than one day (say on a weekend). We believe that a binding None of the Above option on the ballot should be considered.

 

We advocate that all persons convicted of felonies shall regain full citizenship rights upon completion of their sentence, including the right to vote and to run for elected office.

We advocate that prisoners be granted the right to vote.

 

As legislatures are updating voting equipment in response to the federal Helping America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2001, we support the growing movement of citizens calling for a strict requirement of a voter-verified paper audit trail for all voting machines installed across the United States. Electronic voting machines must include a verifiable paper trail that allows every voter to verify that his or her vote was recorded and counted accurately, coupled with random audits based on the paper trail. Technology must be used that incorporates a voter-verified paper trail that is accessible to vision-impaired voters.

 

Vote-counting software codes manufactured by private corporations have been deemed proprietary, banning public review of the means by which elections are determined. Therefore, to protect against fraud, voting machine source code must be open for public inspection and verification before and after an election.

 

I am all for having all four of the largest parties (Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Green) debate. We should also get rid of the Electoral College, which was founded because of half the states allowing slavery.

Two birds of a socialistic feather with one general application of self evident results these two allies work from adjacent hemispheres of ideology rather than oppose polarities of idealisms. That left wing right wing or left leg and right leg stopping on other people's liberty to remain one of a kind cradle to grave from one center of divide and conquer strategies getting people to worship the ideas of choosing friends over being stuck with their own ancestry that never asked them if they wanted the lifetime dealt them by self containment to the moment here.

 

The corruption of trying to manage outcomes for all incoming ancestors eternally is a 24/7 business of keeping everyone distracted cradle to grave. That system has come full circle in an adapt or become extinct environment. Stop ignoring the self evident or destroy human existence from reproducing another ancestor in 3 generations or less now.

 

I trust your intellect will operate as usual. Just free advice from just another occupant of the real moment. I understand how self containment worked since the dawn of civilization. So simple a two year old understands the dangers of societal evolution more than the parents conditioning them to obey vernacular cultivation of caricature careers of saving humanity beyond survival of the species.

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The greenies are getting exactly the support they deserve. %.02. Jill not Hill was the rallying cry for Sanders supporters who were stabbed in the back by the washerwoman and Super Delegates. The moment "Super Delegates" were exposed Sanders knew he could never win. He endorsed hilarity and bought another house. The college snowflakes had left their safe zone and supposedly were appalled that the fix was in. Even Trump knew the DNC was against Sanders. Putin must have told Trump after he read the hacked emails. hahahahaaaa. It looks like Sanders supporters are going to hilarity now and it has been reported that Johnson is pulling votes from hilarity. Greenies are going nowhere. Jobs are on the line. Jill should be doing better than she is but the POT smoker Johnson is the one gaining traction. "Don't Bogart that joint" What is Aleppo? hahahahaha.

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I wouldn't mind seeing other parties, but the reality of the situation is they would dilute the vote and the Republican Fascist Party would win. Some people still blame Ralph Nader for Dubya.

There would very likely be third (or fourth, fifth) parties that would siphon off disgruntled GOP voters also. The libertarian party is doing that now. Gary Johnson has a lot of Republican supporters who won't vote for Trump (but who won't support Clinton either).

 

I've always felt that third parties are a good thing. When there are only two options, the two main parties aren't all that invested in putting forth a candidate that "the people" genuinely like and support. After all, every presidential ends up being a vote for the lesser of two evils. In the end, a majority will remain loyal to their party, regardless of the candidate.

 

Jill Stein's post will no doubt lose some votes ans gain others.

I would guess a net gain, but I don't think there us any way to prove or disprove it.

Spray painting the blade of a bulldozer damages nothing.

Spray painting someone's car doesn't change the car's ability to function. However it's definitely vandalism and is against the law.

 

This was a stupid move by Jill Stein.

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There would very likely be third (or fourth, fifth) parties that would siphon off disgruntled GOP voters also. The libertarian party is doing that now. Gary Johnson has a lot of Republican supporters who won't vote for Trump (but who won't support Clinton either).

 

I've always felt that third parties are a good thing. When there are only two options, the two main parties aren't all that invested in putting forth a candidate that "the people" genuinely like and support.

Third and fourth party candidates that have have no hope of winning, and who simply siphon off votes from your opponent, don't change that in the slightest.

 

After all, every presidential ends up being a vote for the lesser of two evils. In the end, a majority will remain loyal to their party, regardless of the candidate.

 

Don't project cons' relentless putting party over concern for the country onto everyone else.

 

Spray painting someone's car doesn't change the car's ability to function. However it's definitely vandalism and is against the law.

 

Exactly.

 

This was a stupid move by Jill Stein.

 

Yep - but her whole purpose is to grab attention and she will do anything to get it.

 

 

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I wouldn't mind seeing other parties, but the reality of the situation is they would dilute the vote and the Republican Fascist Party would win. Some people still blame Ralph Nader for Dubya.

 

 

So you buy in the to DNC scam which is a lie?

 

In Florida, CNN’s exit polling showed Nader taking the same amount of votes from both Republicans and Democrats: 1 percent. Nader also took 4 percent of the independent vote. At the same time, 13 percent of registered Democrats voted for Bush!

 

Again, Gore couldn’t hold his own base and because of this, he lost.

 

The Democrats don’t say one word about the fact that 13 percent of their own party members voted for Bush.

 

It’s really difficult to make the argument that Ralph Nader cost Al Gore the 2000 election.

 

Also note: 16 percent of Clinton’s vote went to Bush! (Clintons are conservatives) Again, Gore couldn’t hold the previous administration’s support.

 

Bush was declared the election’s winner even though thousands of valid votes had not been counted.

 

Finally, basic mathematics tells us that when someone pulled the lever for Nader in 2000, Bush’s tally did not rise by one singe vote and Gore’s tally did not decrease by one single vote.

Unless the voting machines were even more hackable than has already been demonstrated.

 

So, why do Democrats continue to focus blame Nader and the Greens? It’s certainly easier to vent one’s frustrations upon someone weaker than you than it is to confront powerful, corrupt institutions and a dysfunctional system.

 

And it’s even more attractive if one is part of that system, and if the weaker party could conceivably become a threat to one’s own power some day.

 

http://disinfo.com/2010/11/debunked-the-myth-that-ralph-nader-cost-al-gore-the-2000-election/

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