I’m Voting Third-Party on November 8th, and Your Grandma-Lecturing Facebook Posts Won’t Change That

November 3, 2016

My Vote Is Not A Protest VoteThere Is No “Just This Once” in PoliticsVoting for the Lesser of Evils Enables a Race to the BottomI’m Voting for the FutureIt Takes All Kinds. • Third Party Presidential Candidates Build Party Visibility for Candidates at All Levels of GovernmentThe American Republican Party was Viable within Two Years and in the Oval Office Within SixI’m No More Selfish Than Any Other Self-Interested Voter Is On Election DaySummary

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I’ve found that some of the most acerbic, haughty, and belligerent political critiques so far this election season to have been levied not at Donald Trump or his supporters but rather at us third party supporters who were more-or-less minding our own business before the travelling Grand Giugnol commonly referred to as “mainstream politics” came to town and dumped endless rivers of useless effluvium down our facebook feeds. Read the rest of this entry »


Links for November 16, 2010: Some Psychological Stuff, Some Fallacious Stuff, others….

November 14, 2010
  1. Another fascinating diatribe from Stefan Molyneux. My question is: does this not apply equally well to libertarians and anarchists? Is libertarianism not just another ideology?

  2. Large organizations, including government, which is of course the largest organization of all, have actually become completely disconnected with what actually matters to people. … What behavioral economics shows, time after time, is in human behavior and behavioral change there is a very strong disproportionality at work: that actually what changes our behavior and what changes our attitudes toward things is not actually proportional to the degree of expense entailed or to the degree of force that is applied.

  3. After invalidating more than 30,000 Nader-Camejo signatures on dubious and highly technical grounds – for example, because signers used informal names such as “Bill” instead of “William,” or because their current and registered addresses did not match – Commonwealth Court removed the candidates from the ballot. Then it ordered them to pay their challengers more than $80,000 in litigation costs.

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