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Saphira March 15th, 2015 1:52pm

America should eliminate the titles "democrat", "republican" (etc.) and vote for officials based solely on their viewpoints and policies. Not their party affiliation.

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susanr Colorado
03/15/15 3:20 pm

It's a pleasant thought, but I think human nature would just have us regrouping them all too soon, whether we called them the same things or not.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/15/15 1:07 pm

Agree. In fact, for most elections, we have that with our top two primary system here in my state. Sometimes the general election is between two candidates in the same party:

PrinceDaemon The Bloodwyrm
03/15/15 11:34 am

From what we saw of historical republics, even without official parties, people will organize themselves as such.

Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/15/15 7:06 am

Judges do that and it's just a shell game.

Rotavele Alabama
03/15/15 6:54 am

It would be nice. However even de facto, we would still consider them reps or dems based off their choices and the ideologies would flock together.