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hay rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-08-11 11:41 PM
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  -The One Successful Third Party Movement in U.S. History Time for change  Feb-08-11 08:03 PM   #0 
  - Prediction - strange bedfellows coming  howaboutme   Feb-08-11 08:20 PM   #1 
  - Might i suggest when you speak of "elitist" you clarify whether you are speaking of intellectual  rhett o rick   Feb-08-11 08:26 PM   #2 
  - See response above  howaboutme   Feb-08-11 09:51 PM   #7 
  - Yes - I was referring to financial elitists  Time for change   Feb-09-11 06:47 AM   #15 
  - Depends on which part of the right you mean  Recursion   Feb-09-11 12:02 PM   #28 
     - I don't know about that. The tea party was manipulated into turning their  jtown1123   Feb-09-11 01:53 PM   #35 
     - I think the tea party tends to blame things more on the poor than the banks  Time for change   Feb-09-11 05:14 PM   #43 
        - Howard Dean explained that  howaboutme   Feb-10-11 01:14 AM   #50 
  - Yes of course  howaboutme   Feb-08-11 09:49 PM   #6 
  - Agree. While we have fundamental differences with the "populist wing of the Tea Party"  pampango   Feb-09-11 08:33 AM   #20 
  - Considering the tea party is funded by the Koch brothers I fail to see  jtown1123   Feb-09-11 01:51 PM   #34 
     - Read #50  howaboutme   Feb-10-11 01:19 AM   #51 
  - would that Howard Dean could lead the movement  WhiteTara   Feb-09-11 11:04 AM   #25 
  - 7 members of the Tea Party Caucus voted against immediate renewal of the Patriot Act  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-09-11 07:01 PM   #45 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-12-11 04:11 AM   #59 
  - And again, great post. nm  rhett o rick   Feb-08-11 08:26 PM   #3 
  - k & r!  pnorman   Feb-08-11 09:25 PM   #4 
  - K&R. Excellent post.  Karmadillo   Feb-08-11 09:28 PM   #5 
  - KandR.  Dystopian   Feb-08-11 10:24 PM   #8 
  - Progressivism only emerged in the 1890's.  Ozymanithrax   Feb-08-11 10:38 PM   #9 
  - Thanks for this!  Zax2me   Feb-08-11 10:51 PM   #10 
  - What a well-crafted post! I recommend this to all.  Poll_Blind   Feb-08-11 10:53 PM   #11 
  - K&R nt  Enthusiast   Feb-08-11 11:26 PM   #12 
  - K&R  hay rick   Feb-08-11 11:41 PM   #13 
  - Thought provoking...  Toon Me Out   Feb-09-11 12:58 AM   #14 
  - Party Platforms hide more than they reveal, even wrt slavery  unc70   Feb-09-11 07:43 AM   #16 
  - Correct  Gaedel   Feb-09-11 08:07 AM   #19 
  - It's true that, as you say, the motives for the anti-slavery forces were mixed  Time for change   Feb-09-11 01:03 PM   #29 
  - except  FreedomRain   Feb-10-11 04:39 AM   #54 
     - That is not a reliable source, see modern sources  unc70   Feb-10-11 07:21 PM   #55 
        - oh  FreedomRain   Feb-12-11 02:15 AM   #57 
  - K&R ! //nt  Overseas   Feb-09-11 07:59 AM   #17 
  - It's "We the people..." not "Weed the people"  dougolat   Feb-09-11 08:06 AM   #18 
  - Nicely put. n/t  rgbecker   Feb-09-11 10:05 AM   #22 
  - Excellent Theme  swilton   Feb-09-11 09:45 AM   #21 
  - Very thought-provoking, and well articulated. Thank you! n/t  TygrBright   Feb-09-11 10:20 AM   #23 
  - I love this post, thank you so much  disillusioned73   Feb-09-11 10:34 AM   #24 
  - k&r.  Ghost Dog   Feb-09-11 11:57 AM   #26 
  - When people realize that voting third party just elects Republicans, they realize that they don't  BzaDem   Feb-09-11 12:00 PM   #27 
  - i think you missed  libmom74   Feb-09-11 01:23 PM   #31 
  - +1  mdmc   Feb-09-11 08:57 PM   #48 
  - In 1992 Ross Perot's third party  shimmergal   Feb-09-11 03:59 PM   #41 
  - yup  mdmc   Feb-09-11 08:58 PM   #49 
  - yet it will be that "negligible portion" that foots the blame for the dems shortcomings..  frylock   Feb-09-11 07:01 PM   #44 
  - There was also a 3rd party in modern times which did better than any other 3rd party in history  Taverner   Feb-09-11 01:12 PM   #30 
  - And he was in prison.  Scruffy1   Feb-09-11 07:27 PM   #46 
  - Very thought provoking  hootinholler   Feb-09-11 01:41 PM   #32 
  - well done. you articulate what I cannot. Dems have lost their way and are less effective  jtown1123   Feb-09-11 01:46 PM   #33 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Feb-09-11 02:04 PM   #36 
  - In 1864 Radical Republicans nominated Charles Fremont -- not Lincoln.  eppur_se_muova   Feb-09-11 03:10 PM   #37 
  - thanks for this link  Toon Me Out   Feb-09-11 03:16 PM   #39 
  - Instead of splitting from the Whigs, why didn't abolitionists challenge them in the primaries?  Jim Lane   Feb-09-11 03:12 PM   #38 
  - The two major parties exert a lot of control over who gets nominated by funelling money to  Time for change   Feb-09-11 03:26 PM   #40 
     - The stacking of the deck is much more pronounced in the general election.  Jim Lane   Feb-10-11 01:34 AM   #52 
  - Is this 3rd party advocacy?..nt  SidDithers   Feb-09-11 04:18 PM   #42 
  - K&R  TxVietVet   Feb-09-11 08:39 PM   #47 
  - Join "The Rent Is Too Damn High" Party  thelordofhell   Feb-10-11 01:34 AM   #53 
  - I vote for the "Pants on the Ground" Party...  rfranklin   Feb-11-11 07:01 AM   #56 
     - Sounds like a helluva party  upi402   Feb-12-11 02:19 AM   #58 
  - kicking....just b/c -- :)  nashville_brook   Feb-13-11 06:31 PM   #60 
 

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