It's up to us.
The Republicans, via TARP, and other show-your-
true-color behaviors during the waning
the George W. Bush Presidency, have proven that the
and Democratic Parties are an offer to the voter
lesser of two evils" with these two main Parties taking
turns being lesser.
Consequently, we need a 4th Political Party in this
Country right now.
This Party should be called The Capitalists
then along with the other 3rd Party, The
voters can be offered "the better of two goods" with
The Capitalists and The Libertarians taking turns
Since neither humans nor gods are
gods--humans are not because they are not
omnipotent and not omnipresent and gods
either because they are not--no political party
guarantee they can eradicate evil. They can only do a
better job of promoting the good and
good from the evil so that the evil does not have a
(party) platform to cling to.
The Capitalists can be, and my prediction is, will
made up of two main factions: The 100%
(laissez-faire capitalist) faction and the 100%
(objectivism-fair capitalist) faction, both of which will
separation of economics and state but may still
over smaller, less important political details.
The Libertarians on the other hand probably will
be made up of only one faction--I'm guessing
here--and that faction is: Capitalists
a conscious world view because The Libertarians
think a political
philosophy does not have to endorse one.
Since The Capitalists believe that a good party
endorses all three philosophical elements, that is, a
world-view (a metaphysic), a mind-view (an
epistemology) and a proper-behavior view (an ethic)
they will emerge over the long haul as the better party.
But who knows, The Libertarians after awhile
could see their representatives taking a beating in the
marketplace of ideas and hence not end up going to
Washington as much as the "other" party and so may
elect to change their stance and then give The
Capitalists a run for their money.
Perhaps, for example, in some future election,
say, after the Country has been on a 10% flat
some years these two new parties can compete over
who is the better manager of taxpayer monies
and so during the campaign they could promise us
voters, "... if you elect us
Libertarians we will cut this rate to 9% .. or 8 ... or
some such ...". The Capitalists then, or more
precisely the 100% ofc faction thereof could campaign
on the idea that the Constitution has to be changed,
updated to include an Amendment that states in
essence, "Congress shall pass no law abridging the
right of free production" or some such battle between
two such goods.
If this sounds utopian to you that only means that
you agree: either of two goods is better than
two evils and so you should start the process of being
for this kind of major change in our political
Perhaps we should try and get CNBC's Financial
Commentator Celebrity Rick
Santelli to be the first presidential candidate for
Capitalist Party and Representative Ron Paul
(Texas) to be the candidate
the next 3rd party force that is sure to emerge in
Country after the Democrats screw up their time in
office, albeit, after taking us too close to a permanently
socialistic form of government.
Too dangerously close that is, but hopefully not
over the 51% mark.
Talk about hope.
That is, it's never too late.
March 2, 2009