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Choosing a Political Party
It can be hard to understand want politicians and politics, so by understanding the basics behind the political parties can be essential and a lot easier to understand when choosing a politician to run your state, country, or country.
The following is an incomplete, but (hopefully) close to complete, and easy to understand explanation about the wants and beliefs of five of the more popular parties, listing the two most popular first. The others just fall into place in not particular order other than alphabetical.
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Just remember when choosing a political party there may be different things in each that you agree with in terms of what the party fights for, but usually one party has more things that you agree with than another. Or, you can pick your political party by the individual politician running and what he says and claims to fight for and want.
Founded to fight for the Bill of Right, the Democratic party has changed its platform throughout the years...
The current Democratic Party platform:
- Supports prosperity by strengthening the economy.
- Evaluate the non- political aspects of the life of people.
- Protects the country's security in order to provide peace.
The Democratic party fights for economic growth, affordable health care, retirement security, and civil rights.
Founded by anti- slavery activists, the republican party has kept many of the basic platform beliefs, but as people change, life changes, and politics change.
The current platform tends to include:
- International democracy
- increase investment opportunities
- strengthen the communities
- Increase affordable health care
- Protect the country's families
The Republican party, also, supports for the war on terrorism, tax reductions, and a stable, thriving international economy.
The American Communist party fights for equal distribution of the wealth. What pushes the Communist party is the dream and hope is to get rid of private property and state- owned production. forming one society.
The newest political party, the Environmentalists fight for what is good for the environment and the world. They're belief is to provide real solutions for problems of the world.
Libertarians believe in personal freedom and responsibility. They fight to keep the government out of personal, family, and business.
They want the government to play a smaller part in society and lower taxes.
The United States's Socialists believe in freedom and equality. Socialism is the nice in- between Capitalism and Communism.
Socialists fight for production in terms of usages versus profit, employment, control, and ecological harmony. They want to provide health care, education, and welfare for free, which means high taxes.