ATTENTION! Evangelical Christians; U.S. Chamber of Commerce small business job creators; NRA folk; CATO Institute, Institute for Justice, Federalist Society, and Club for Growth Members; Harley folk on the shop floor in York and Milwaukee and on the roadways of America; and last, but far from least, the entire Tea Party movement:
Beyond the euphoria of all the seats gained in the House in the last election lies a massive and frightening roadblock. When your fellow Americans vote back into office John McCain, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and—good gawd—Barney Frank (I pray I’m dreaming), you have to recognize the sour fact that you won a decisive battle but sure as heck have not won the war.
Should Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy call it a day, President Obama would get another shot at the Supreme Court, but this time we’re talking the swing vote. The last two Obama nominations are anti-Second Amendment, Marxist-influenced judges who are against liberty and freedom. Just one more foul ball in this little socialistic club and you can kiss the Second Amendment goodbye.
In such a setting, conservative Americans will unfortunately be on the search for a new John Galt. Ayn Rand will have been proven prophetic. I am afraid this is the long and the short of it. We are one hairline nomination away. Sound hunky-dory to you? It sure doesn’t to me. So we all must ramp up the effort, expand the team, and develop a battle plan. I have laid out “The Road Ahead” in the grid below. This is how I see the playing field setting up for 2012. As you can see, it will be a tough battle. My guess is that most of you would find yourselves theoretically in either the National Freedom Party or the Christian Conservative Party. As you’ll note, I have omitted Republican and Democrat designations because they are no longer suitable; they group together folks with dissimilar goals.
By gauging the political landscape with my New Era political grid, you’ll easily gain focus and begin to develop a cohesive strategy for 2012. I am deeply worried. America cannot stand a repeat of the neo-con-dominated Bush years or the Marxist-influenced Obama years. It is really that simple. What’s your move?
The National Freedom Party – The NFP supports no government intervention in society, business, or foreign sovereign states. The NFP wants to shrink the national government as much as possible and supports a strict interpretation of Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution. Most important to the NFP is a free market, with as few restrictions as possible. The NFP represents many small businesspeople, skilled artisans, and libertarians.
Percent of Voters: 25.0%
Hypothetical Spokesman: Dick Armey
Affiliates: NRA, CATO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Justice, the Federalist Society, Club for Growth, Campaign for Liberty, and the TEA Parties, Dick Young.
The Christian Conservative Party – The CCP is the biggest single bloc in American politics. This party supports government intervention to enforce high moral standards, and a free-market business model. There is internal party conflict on whether or not the U.S. should use its military to enforce regime change in countries with inhumane dictators.
Percent of Voters: 25.5%
Hypothetical Spokesman: Sarah Palin
Affiliates: Alliance Defense Fund, Evangelical Christians, Catholics (including a large Hispanic contingent), Baptists (including a large African American contingent), and NRLC.
The Neo-Conservative Party – The NCP advocates broad use of government resources to support other aspects of its platform, which include fostering democracy abroad and enhancing economic and security infrastructure at home. The demographic represented by the NCP is those Americans who believe in worldwide “manifest destiny,” and the corporatists who would benefit from an increased American presence abroad and the military buildup it would take to secure that presence.
Percent of Voters: 7.0%
Hypothetical Spokesman: Bill Kristol
Affiliates: American Enterprise Institute, Project for a New American Century, AIPAC.
The Green Labor Party – The Green Labor Party advocates for extreme regulation on corporations, both for workers’ rights and for ecological sustainability. The GLP will constantly put government at odds with business in an effort to secure a utilitarian society. The GLP represents environmentalists and unions for unskilled labor.
Percent of Voters: 13.0%
Hypothetical Spokesman: Al Gore
Affiliates: Sierra Club, PETA, the Union of Concerned Scientists, the green Energy lobby, SEIU, AFL-CIO, UAW, Teamsters.
The Progressive Socialists Party – The PSP is the bulk of the mainstream left. Its platform is based on income redistribution through a progressive tax system and a rights agenda that abolishes most of the Judeo-Christian foundational structure of current society, replacing it with a purely science-based ethos. This group is made up of groups of poor people looking for government assistance and the pseudo-loft liberals who would gladly give them everything they want.
Percent of Voters: 24.5%
Hypothetical Spokesman: John Podesta
Affiliates: ACLU, Moveon.org, and The Center for American Progress and ACORN, NOW, NARAL, the Radical Progressive Movement.
The National American Party – The NAP opposes any immigration and supports high tariffs. The NAP also argues that all international ties should be cut and that even legal immigrants should be deported.
Percent of Voters: 2.5%
The Socialist Peoples Party – The SPP is a socialist party that would transform the United States into a strict Marxist state with the federal government controlling as much of life, and the economy, as possible.
Percent of Voters: 2.5%
Parties from Tim Jones’ – Party Planner
Latest posts by Richard C. Young (see all)
- Senate Must Not Confirm Anti-Iran-Deal Pompeo - April 20, 2018
- Cato’s Justin Logan—Iran Nuclear Deal an Historic Achievement - April 20, 2018
- Iran’s Nuclear Bomb Prospects - April 20, 2018