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Fiscal Cliff: Third Party is Needed in America

Resident calls for an uprising to end two-party system

We are getting closer to going over the fiscal cliff. The Republicans are in a fighting mood that they will go down fighting not to raise taxes on the top two percent. When was the last time this party fought so hard for the remaining 98 percent? Politics has taken over what is good for the country and not what is good for the 98 percent. The politicians in both parties are more worried about getting elected in 2014 and the big election in 2016.

In 1980, Lech Walesa led a labor strike in Poland and was able to overthrow the Communist Party. Where is our Walesa? What we need is a strong third party to put fear and demand behavior beyond reproach of the members of our two-party system.

The only way we are going to put the fear of God into our politicians is to have an uprising of the people. What happened in Newtown, Conn. has to happen in Washington, D.C. Once the self-serving politicians realize what they are doing to the citizens of this country and their lives are now on the line, maybe they'll have a genuine epiphany. I am positive that with the assault rifles there have to be members in the NRA who, for the right price, would take the money and go after our leaders to put the fear of God into them.

This might sound harsh, but this is the only way that these politicians on both sides will wake up and forget about their own personal gain in their respective political parties and do the work for the good of the citizens of this country.

If Walesa could do this in Poland, a third party with the backing of the American people can do it here.

Jack Alberets

Avon Lalke

David Dibbell December 29, 2012 at 03:58 PM
What happened in Newtown, Conn. has to happen in Washington, D.C. Really?! A third party would need to be a "common sense" party (e.g. balance the budget, keep it balanced, pay down the debt through shared sacrifice, shrink the federal government, adopt a simple tax structure, that people can understand, free of social and economic engineering deductions and eliminate catering to special interests. "Common sense" precludes the need for anything other than a non-violent approach, but it includes the need for the citizenry to wake up and forsake their own self-interest for the well-being of the country as a whole.
Lori E. Switaj December 29, 2012 at 07:19 PM
Thanks for the well-thought-out comment David. Other comments?
Hans Brix December 31, 2012 at 01:55 PM
I think David Dibbell might get a visit from the "porice" I'm the smartest most crever most physicarry fit But nobody else seems to rearize it When I change the world maybe they'll notice me But until then I'rr just be ronery Rittle ronery, poor rittle me I'm so ronery please see this link - I think it explains mr dibbells behavior https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEaKX9YYHiQ
Hans Brix December 31, 2012 at 01:59 PM
collection - Mr Alberets might have to see the Porice

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