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Old 10-15-2003, 02:03 AM
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Political Parties?

I'm either a very liberal democrat or a conservative Green. Depending on how you look at it.

How 'bout you?

*this is not a thread for political discussion. it is a thread for STATING your political affiliation, if you so desire*

thank you.

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Old 10-15-2003, 02:15 AM
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I've voted in every major election since Nixon, and, without counting, would guess I've voted for an even number of Republicans and Democrats.

I think I'm a moderate, but am not sure exactly what that means.

I think that, because of my profession, I've seen and experienced more than most people -- both good and bad. That experience shapes my opinions -- not what any organized party tells me.

Conservatives and Liberals both have good ideas. The best path is often a mixture of the two. Sometimes, we call it compromise. When we can't compromise, we call it politics.

I don't like politics anymore, but I can't seem to hide from it.
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Old 10-15-2003, 03:07 AM
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Iím a Libertarian. I am a fiscal conservative and a social moderate. I do not see myself ever voting for a liberal. I voted Republican in the recent CA Gov. election.
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Old 10-15-2003, 03:09 AM
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I have only been eligible to vote once provincially and I voted Liberal.

Federally I have been able to vote twice. First time I voted PC and second time Alliance. This time around (whenever Martin decides to dissolve Parliament) I will probably vote Liberal, but I be looking strongly at the PC platform too.

For those who are wondering what the heck Im talking about, this is where these parties lie on the Canadian political spectrum:

Liberals are pretty much dead centre - a nice mix of socialism and capitalism

PC - a bit right of centre - like the Liberals but with more capitalist tendancies

Alliance - furthest right mainstream party in Canada - I don't agree with many of their policies, (but I had local reasons for voting Alliance last time round) - Preston you should have kept in Reform.
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Old 10-15-2003, 03:10 AM
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I am a registered Democrat. Usually vote democrat unless I think the republican canadiate would do a better job. I would have voted McCain over Gore anyday.
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Old 10-15-2003, 03:25 AM
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I'm a Libertarian. Fiscally on the SLIGHTLY conservative side, socially on the extreme left.

I vote for the best candidate, hands down.

In 2000 I would have gone for McCain, but went Gore.

This year I'm hoping for Clark.

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Old 10-15-2003, 04:05 AM
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I am a bleeding heart liberal. I vote Democrat except when I'm not given the option, like in my home county when none ever run. Then I vote for my daddy or Mickey Mouse.
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Old 10-15-2003, 08:54 AM
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Staunchly conservative Republican checking in
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Old 10-15-2003, 09:42 AM
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Conservatives and Liberals both have good ideas. The best path is often a mixture of the two. Sometimes, we call it compromise. When we can't compromise, we call it politics.

I don't like politics anymore, but I can't seem to hide from it.
Wise words, DeltAlum!

I was a Democrat, and was the youngest delegate to one of their National Conventions. It was at the DNC that I realized that I was not, in fact, a Democrat.

I'm now a Republican, but mostly because I live in a state which disenfranchises anyone who isn't either a Democrat or a Republican in the primaries. I tend to be Conservative to Moderate, but vote on the person & the issue.
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Old 10-15-2003, 10:53 AM
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Old 10-15-2003, 11:05 AM
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Registered Democrat - middle of the road. (OK, OK, slightly left of center )
Same here.
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Old 10-15-2003, 11:20 AM
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Another bleeding heart liberal checking in. I'm registered Green, and vote Green when there is a candidate running. Otherwise, I'll vote for the democrat.
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Old 10-15-2003, 11:32 AM
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in high school i was very into libertarianism but that kind of passed when i got into college. right now i am not registered with any party. I am socially liberally and fiscally conservative (but not to libertarian extreme that I use believe) Nationally I usually vote Democrat (though I loved McCain) cuz social freedom is more important to me than fiscal policies but in NY I am a swing voter cuz Republicans here are pretty moderate.

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Old 10-15-2003, 11:35 AM
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Democrat - although I base my vote on the candidate, not the party

I'm rooting for Clark this go round
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Old 10-15-2003, 11:54 AM
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I'm conservative/libertarian in the sense that I think people should be responsible for themselves and self-reliant. Definitely fiscally conservative. I also believe many drugs should be legalized and that Government Agencies are in many cases unconstitutional.

Some self proclaimed conservatives bring their religion in and proclaim religious politics to be conservative politics. I believe this is BS. Church stays out of state and vice-versa -- period.

Socially, I'm pretty strongly conservative but NOT for moral reasons, more for fiscal ones. For example, I think gay marriage is a horrible idea not because of the morality of it, but because of the financial cost to a society that largely does not support it.
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