Two Party Madness

Written by Ed Howes

Mathematics suggests that a two party political system should be twice as good as a one party system. The reality is multiplication. One times one = two. A couple, dancing as one. Republicrats and Democans in a blurring identity crisis.

The disenfranchised sit out this dance and pray for miracles. We ignore a simple and obvious political solution and exit fromrepparttar two party merry- go- round. Letrepparttar 126004 disenfranchised vote for no other than third party candidates forrepparttar 126005 next twenty years, or however long it takes to be rid of this two party abomination.

How many of today's Democrats and Republicans would be so if they believed any third party candidate had a near equal chance of election? Instead of using political gangs or machines to dominaterepparttar 126006 world with ideas that belong to a bloody past, why not try to getrepparttar 126007 most reasonable, intelligent and ethical leadership from all these relatively unknown and unadvertised political parties? The fact that third parties and their platforms are relatively obscure, is proof of a woefully ignorant electorate that will continue to chooserepparttar 126008 perceived lesser of two evils when good is a clear option.

Why isn'trepparttar 126009 Public Broadcasting Corporation tellingrepparttar 126010 public aboutrepparttar 126011 third party options for meaningful politics? Is this waiting forrepparttar 126012 full implementation of multi- channel programming by this corporation? Perhaps there are no plans by any popular media organizations/corporations to support multi-party, multi-dimensional politics. Isrepparttar 126013 Master plan two dimensional politics forever?

Any Democrat or Republican candidate for office who cannot defend and debaterepparttar 126014 merits of third party platforms and planks are not fit to hold public office. Their knowledge is proven too specialized to be trusted with many decisions. Members of third parties should be askingrepparttar 126015 two party candidates where they stand on third party issues. In California's recent recall election, I thinkrepparttar 126016 Green Party candidate hadrepparttar 126017 best of published ideas. Yetrepparttar 126018 "progressive" California voters still dance torepparttar 126019 two party tune. If California indicates where we are headed in national politics, we've been there for two centuries. Where isrepparttar 126020 progress?

Any public debates that take place without representatives of many third parties ought to be ignored. Always remember that a two party debate is worth less and quite often, worthless as well. If it is wisdom to know your enemy, it is wisdom to know all candidates, inrepparttar 126021 event they are elected only to then become your enemy. Two party dancers know only what is being promised, they know very few candidates very well. If I am voting, I owe it to you and me to chooserepparttar 126022 best possible candidate for a job, regardless of political party. If my vote counts inrepparttar 126023 end, I vote not for me but for us. I faithfully discharge a social obligation in total seriousness. I do not speculate on allrepparttar 126024 possible outcomes of my choices, whether or not my BEST choices succeed in THIS PARTICULAR election. I must truly encourage their persistence if we are to make any positive changes inrepparttar 126025 body politic.

We are Going to Live on Mars

Written by Arthur Zulu

Good news is hard to come by these days. But alas there is one. Man will soon be living onrepparttar red planet Mars.

The Journey started on a good foot. The space rocket Spirit successfully landed onrepparttar 126003 planet. It began photographing and digging up Mars and sending messages back torepparttar 126004 earth that will soon be vacated. And there is back slapping and clicking of glasses as we drink our wines. And we pray for Spirit and her sister rocket to discover water (we need it badly) and peharps some demand microorganisms hidden in rocks.

That isrepparttar 126005 first phase of this Martian expedition. The next stage will be a manned flight by two dare-devil astronauts, who will be willing to make history by takingrepparttar 126006 two-month long trip. In order to makerepparttar 126007 trip exciting,repparttar 126008 astronauts would first have to set camp onrepparttar 126009 moon. Yes, they would really have to take off fromrepparttar 126010 moon to Mars. (This is not fiction.) And then after several successful flights and mapping of Mars, model houses would have to be built ahead ofrepparttar 126011 Martian exodus. But why you may ask, are we migrating to Mars?

The first reason is that terrorists have taken over this " hell" of a place called earth, and nobody is safe anymore. Even if you were living onrepparttar 126012 tallest building or hiding in a cave. Cave? That isrepparttar 126013 worst. Because allrepparttar 126014 terrorists are now living underrepparttar 126015 mountains and spider holes inrepparttar 126016 bushes far fromrepparttar 126017 prying eyes cameras and secret agents.

The other reason is that there is so much crime on this earth. Think ofrepparttar 126018 murderers,repparttar 126019 robbers, andrepparttar 126020 rapists. Too many guns! Too many bad people. Someone has either been murdered, robbed or raped as you read this. If that person is not you, give glory to God.

Additionally, this earth has been polluted beyond any saying of it. The seas have been turned into sewers, toxic wastes dotrepparttar 126021 land, while fog have taken overrepparttar 126022 atmosphere. So you can see that this earth is no longer safe for habitation.

Religious fundamentalists are not even helping matters. These preachers of hate encourage their followers to go about with knives hidden under their robes and bombs strapped to their waists withrepparttar 126023 intent to killrepparttar 126024 infidels and get a one-way ticket to heaven. And since there are so many heaven lovers,repparttar 126025 ‘infidels' who are dwelling on earth have no place to hide. So these arerepparttar 126026 reasons why we must all vacate earth and go to live on Mars.

But make no mistake about it. It will be easier for a camel to pass throughrepparttar 126027 needle's eye than for you to get visa to Mars. Because there would be physical, mental, and moral security since no social psychopath would be needed on Mars.

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