Are the Democratic Party and the Republican Party our only options? Aren't they "two wings of the same bird of prey?" (Pat Buchanan)
Remember Ross Perot?
Is it better to vote for the lesser of two evils or for the man of principle? What if the man of principle is considered a "spoiler," and can only hope to bring about the success of the greater of two evils?
Is the Tea Party a spoiler?
If you can't replace an existing party with a new third party, can you infiltrate one of the existing parties and modify it from within?
If you can't elect a man of principle for president, why not elect men of principle to the House and Senate?
Should a government protect the liberties of all its citizens (their inalienable rights) or should it protect the privileges it has given to groups of people (at the expense of other citizens)?
Don't Republicans trample our rights just as much as Democrats?
What has happened to the philosophies of John Locke, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Adams, Adam Smith, Patrick Henry, and Thomas Paine, the geniuses behind the foundation of the United States?
Is Truth something we will learn some time in the future? Or is Truth something which is already known, and which should not be discarded as we continue to explore and develop new frontiers?
How can you know the answer to this question (and to questions about what is best for us as a nation), if you don't study and learn from the past?
This video is a history lesson about American governmental philosophy and its effects. It illuminates the past and present, and suggests a few simple requirements for a successful third party.
It does not advocate any political party.