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Why I am not registered with a major political party

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Nov 26, 2009.

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  1. I am not qualified to vote

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  2. I just don't like to vote

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  3. I just haven't registered

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  4. I am registered with a 3rd Party

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  5. I do not want to be associated with one of the Big Two

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  6. They do not hold to my values

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  7. I feel I am not obligated by the major party

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  8. I don't want anyone to know where I stand politically

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  10. I am registered with one of the major parties

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  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    So why are you not registered with a major (Dem or Rep) political party
     
  2. Alive in Christ

    Alive in Christ New Member

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    1) Because I dont always agree with the republicans, and I dont always agree with the democrats

    2) I dont like how the 2 party system sometimes causes people to demonize those on the other side.

    For those reasons I am a moderate independant. I pay no regard to the party anyone is affiliated with...I simply vote for who I think is best.
     
  3. KenH

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    Neither of the two major parties are willing to implement the principles of limited government.
     
  4. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    moderate - is that code for liberal?
     
  5. HankD

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    It might be. I am an unaffiliated independent. A staunch pro-lifer with several qualified liberal views such as being a conservationist (as opposed to an environmentalist). I support a few bleeding heart causes such as giving occassionally to non-radical Animal Cruelty Prevention groups.

    I also give to other "undeserving" classes of society like the homeless, etc.

    I support the view that illegal aliens (once they are here) should be cared for when in need, especially the children.

    HankD
     
  6. Alive in Christ

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    SaltCity...


    Wow.

    I thought I worded my post so clearly that nobody could misunderstand, but apparently I didnt. :tonofbricks:

    No, moderate means moderate...not liberal.

    I stay right smack dab in the middle, considering both sides equally. If I had chosen to keep track of wich way I went on every issue...wich I have no interest in doing...my guess would be that I side with the Republican/conservative view maybe 55% of the time, and the Democrat/liberal view maybe 45% of the time.

    But I really couldnt care less what party any one is affiliated with.

    My choices are based only on which one I agree the most with.

    Thats why I am an independant, and thats why I am "moderate"
     
    #6 Alive in Christ, Nov 26, 2009
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