The Ten Key Values of the Green Party

Author's Note: See my earlier post about why I left the Democratic Party and joined the Green Party.Party platforms are pretty useless. I feel that they tend to divide and confuse. Of course, I am not sure if anybody actually reads them. When they do...they usually regret it. They are such painfully contrived documents. For the most part, they just make delegates to political conventions feel important.In 2000, the Green Party of the United States adopted the following "Ten Key … [Read more...]

I will be Occupying the Microphone! (Updated with Audio)

UPDATE: Take a listen. I join in at the 23:23 mark.I will be occupying the microphone today at 5:00 p.m. eastern/ 2:00 p.m. pacific.I will be discussing my recent switch to the Green Party on the South Carolina based radio show Occupy the Microphone.You can listen from anywhere by going to this link. Tune in!The show airs from 5:03 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. I expect to one shortly after 5:20 Eastern. … [Read more...]

I Am No Longer a Democrat.

Last week, as I obtained my Nevada driver's license, I registered to vote in Nevada. As I went to check the box for political party affiliation...I decided to switch parties.Being an unaffiliated voter is not how I roll. While political parties and partisanship can be among the most frustrating and annoying aspects of politics, parties are an essential element of a healthy democracy. While our parties might have major problems, not having political parties is not the answer.Before anyone … [Read more...]