The Pathetic and Desperate Fallacy That Jill Stein Should Want Democrats to Succeed

Closeted misogynists and right-wingers who call themselves “Democrats” are furious about being out-lefted by the Greens in 2016

Let’s say that you’re a fan of the Buffalo Sabres, like I am. They’re you’re favorite team. Now let’s say that they’re playing the Nashville Predators, and losing 5-4. Rather than being a good sport and accepting that the Predators are performing better in this specific game, you are furious that Nashville would dare to try and beat the Sabres. Clearly, the Predators should lay down on the ice and allow Buffalo to win. Wouldn’t hockey be so much more fun that way?

This is the idiotic Democratic logic behind their bullshit accusations that Jill Stein or the Green Party are, well, you name it: Russian spies, secret conservatives, Trump supporters, Wi-Fi haters, or even anti-vaxxers. The theme here is the same as your hypothetical shitty Sabres fan: Poor-sport Democrats are angry that the Greens don’t bend over for corporate stooges and right-wingers like the Obamas, the Clintons, and the Joe Manchins of the world.

Democracy Now recently interviewed Jill Stein where she dispelled the notion that she conspired with Putin once at a dinner table.

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Jill Stein, seated close to Vladimir Putin, without a Russian translator and thus unable to conspire with him to overthrow the United States

In a Democrat’s mind, anything that is not a Democrat is a racist, misogynist, religious, conservative Russian Spy who will jizz Conservative judges all over the Supreme Court. These small-brained morsels don’t understand the concept of a political spectrum which ranges from right to left, with the “right” believing in social darwinism and tradition and the “left” believing in community and progress.

Currently, the Democrats are falsely believed to be left-wing, but they are not. Repeatedly, Democratic house members vote for less healthcare, less taxes on the rich, more war, and even an anti-free speech bill that would make it a felony to boycott Israel. Of course, Conservatives and Republicans vote to do the same things and worse – this piece is not a defense of the Republicans or the right-wing in any shape or form.

Many Americans who oppose war and support progressive concepts like universal healthcare and universal basic income find themselves without candidates to vote for or a party to belong to, and don’t be fooled: Anyone who votes for Democrats is pro-war.

Here are the Democratic Senators who voted YEA [to the Iraq War] in October 2002.

Baucus (D-MT), Yea
Bayh (D-IN), Yea
Biden (D-DE), Yea
Breaux (D-LA), Yea
Cantwell (D-WA), Yea
Carnahan (D-MO), Yea
Carper (D-DE), Yea
Cleland (D-GA), Yea
Clinton (D-NY), Yea
Daschle (D-SD), Yea
Dodd (D-CT), Yea
Dorgan (D-ND), Yea
Edwards (D-NC), Yea
Feinstein (D-CA), Yea
Harkin (D-IA), Yea
Hollings (D-SC), Yea
Johnson (D-SD), Yea
Kerry (D-MA), Yea
Kohl (D-WI), Yea
Landrieu (D-LA), Yea
Lieberman (D-CT), Yea
Lincoln (D-AR), Yea
Miller (D-GA), Yea
Nelson (D-FL), Yea
Nelson (D-NE), Yea
Reid (D-NV), Yea
Rockefeller (D-WV), Yea
Schumer (D-NY), Yea
Torricelli (D-NJ), Yea

Democrats are also increasingly opposed to women’s rights.

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Joe Manchin, Democrat from West Virginia, helping gullible young women oppress themselves

 

As I’ve mentioned in many of my podcasts and previous articles, there is a way to oppose war: The Green PartyAlthough I could just link to their platform PDF, I will also quote the summary of their values so that more people can see what a left-wing political party’s ideology is supposed to look like.

Green Party’s Ten Key Values

1. Grassroots Democracy

All human beings must be allowed a say in decisions that affect their lives; no one should be subject to the will of another. We work to improve public participation in every aspect of government and seek to ensure that our public representatives are fully accountable to the people who elect them. We also work to create new types of political organizations that expand the process of participatory democracy by directly including citizens in decision-making.

2. Social Justice And Equal Opportunity

As a matter of right, all persons must have the opportunity to benefit equally from the resources afforded us by society and the environment. We must consciously confront in ourselves, our organizations, and society at large, any discrimination by race, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, religion, or physical or mental ability that denies fair treatment and equal justice under the law.

3. Ecological Wisdom

Human societies must function with the understanding that we are part of nature, not separate from nature. We must maintain an ecological balance and live within the ecological and resource limits of our communities and our planet. We support a sustainable society that utilizes resources in such a way that future generations will benefit and not suffer from the practices of our generation. To this end we must practice agriculture that replenishes the soil, move to an energy-efficient economy, and live in ways that respect the integrity of natural systems.

4. Non-Violence

It is essential that we develop effective alternatives to society’s current patterns of violence. We will work to demilitarize and eliminate weapons of mass destruction, without being naive about the intentions of other governments. We recognize the need for self-defense and the defense of others who are in danger. We promote non-violent methods to oppose practices and policies with which we disagree, and will guide our actions toward lasting personal, community and global peace.

5. Decentralization

Centralization of wealth and power contributes to social and economic injustice, environmental destruction, and militarization. We seek a restructuring of social, political and economic institutions away from a system controlled by and mostly benefiting the powerful few, to a democratic, less bureaucratic system. Decision-making should, as much as possible, remain at the individual and local level, while assuring that civil rights are protected for all.

6. Community-Based Economics

We support redesigning our work structures to encourage employee ownership and workplace democracy. We support developing new economic activities and institutions that allow us to use technology in ways that are humane, freeing, ecological, and responsive and accountable to communities. We support establishing a form of basic economic security open to all. We call for moving beyond the narrow ‘job ethic’ to new definitions of ‘work,’ ‘jobs’ and ‘income’ in a cooperative and democratic economy. We support restructuring our patterns of income distribution to reflect the wealth created by those outside the formal monetary economy – those who take responsibility for parenting, housekeeping, home gardens, community volunteer work, and the like. We support restricting the size and concentrated power of corporations without discouraging superior efficiency or technological innovation.

7. Feminism And Gender Equity (Read my article on how we can fight for equal rights without identifying as “feminist.”)

We have inherited a social system based on male domination of politics and economics. We call for the replacement of the cultural ethics of domination and control with cooperative ways of interacting that respect differences of opinion and gender. Human values such as gender equity, interpersonal responsibility, and honesty must be developed with moral conscience. We recognize that the processes for determining our decisions and actions are just as important as achieving the outcomes we want.

8. Respect For Diversity

We believe it is important to value cultural, ethnic, racial, sexual, religious and spiritual diversity, and to promote the development of respectful relationships across the human spectrum. We believe that the many diverse elements of society should be reflected in our organizations and decision-making bodies, and we support the leadership of people who have been traditionally closed out of leadership roles. We encourage respect for all life forms, and increased attention to the preservation of biodiversity.

9. Personal And Global Responsibility

We encourage individuals to act to improve their personal wellbeing and, at the same time, to enhance ecological balance and social harmony. We seek to join with people and organizations around the world to foster peace, economic justice, and the health of the planet.

10. Future Focus And Sustainability

Our actions and policies should be motivated by long-term goals. We seek to protect valuable natural resources, safely disposing of or ‘unmaking’ all waste we create, while developing a sustainable economics that does not depend on continual expansion for survival. We must counterbalance the drive for short-term profits by assuring that economic development, new technologies, and fiscal policies are responsible to future generations who will inherit the results of our actions. We must make the quality of all lives, rather than open-ended economic growth, the focus of future thinking and policy.

Read my article on why Jill Stein and Jimmy Dore are not secretly conservative.

Read my article on how we can fight for equal rights without identifying as “feminist.”

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California Governor Jerry Brown Charges Middle Class for Infrastructure Damaged by Corporations

Now Nissan Leaf owners get to pay for the potholes created by trucking corporations

Global temperatures are rising at an alarming rate. Lakes are already polluted and oceans are next in line. The second largest cause of climate change (right behind animal abuse) is transportation.

In California and America’s Southwest region, temperatures are rising at alarming rates due to greenhouse gas emissions.

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One of the easiest ways to combat transport’s effects on the climate is to transition to electric vehicles that produce zero emissions. Tesla has been attempting to do this for a decade now by manufacturing electric vehicles that are sexier and sleeker than combustion engine competitors. In addition, many other companies such as GM are Nissan are selling 100% electric vehicles to consumers.

Electric vehicles provide tremendous environmental advantages, but also provide economic advantages by having very little fuel and maintenance costs. Electricity is about a sixth as expensive as gasoline for the same number of miles traveled, and oil changes are a nonexistent expense, as electric motors don’t require oil. Basically, you plug in your car like you would your smartphone when you arrive at home, and wake up every morning to a “full tank” for a sixth the price of gassing up. Oh, and don’t forget to change your wiper fluid to clean off the carbon dioxide on your windshield from the vehicle in front of you.

Saving money was possibly the largest incentive to own an electric vehicle. But thanks to SB-1 in California, signed by Democrat Jerry Brown, owning a zero-emissions vehicle just got more expensive for tens of thousands of middle-class commuters. The bill introduces new taxes not only on gasoline (usually purchased by poor people trying to drive to work so that they can afford to feed themselves) but also adds an inflation adjustable 100$ FEE on owners of electric vehicles in order to punish them for not buying gasoline from multinational oil corporations.

Jerry Brown claims that this tax is to repair infrastructure, which is a great cause. Infrastructure creates thousands of jobs, makes driving to work easier, and gives America a more pristine look. What’s crappy is that the method used here is a common one wielded by corporations: Privatising the gains and socializing the losses.

Here’s the breakdown of new taxes for the middle and lower classes:

  • $7.3 billion by increasing diesel excise tax 20 cents (currently $0.13) on 1 November 2017.
  • $3.5 billion by increasing diesel sales tax to 5.75% on 1 November 2017.
  • $24.4 billion by increasing gasoline excise tax 12 cents (currently $0.30) on 1 November 2017.
  • $16.3 billion from an annual transportation improvement fee based on a vehicle’s value starting 1 January 2018
  • $200 million from an annual $100 Zero Emission Vehicle fee starting 1 July 2020.
  • $706 million in General Fund loan repayments.

(via insideevs.com)

Note that the total revenue expected from the new taxes is $52 billion, but the EV tax is only expected to bring in 200 million of that. I’m not a math surgeon, but it looks like the EV tax is only 0.3846% of the total revenue gain- insignificant. In other words, the EV tax is just a kick in the balls to environmentally conscious drivers. This is the kind of trash that we can already expect from the Republican Party but is now prevalent in the increasingly corporate Democratic Party.

The most disgusting aspect of this new middle and lower class tax is that infrastructure is mainly damaged by the extremely wealthy- trucking corporations. The giant semi trucks (that everyone already hates) are a huge cause of crumbling roads and potholes. The extreme pressure on asphalt is bound to cause damage, which is fine. That’s physics. What isn’t fine is sending the bill to poor people who don’t actually drive the semi trucks. That’s just more oligarchy and financial irresponsibility on the part of the Democratic and Republican parties.

I’m sure the fact that Jerry Brown has received over $9.8 million from big energy companies has nothing to do with his signing of this bill.

Republicans Keep Winning Because You Keep Voting for Democrats

Voting for establishment Democrats is like bringing a straw to a knife fight.

Democracy is weird. The majority of the voting-population is comprised of busy people who aren’t involved in much news or politics, believe in an easily disprovable religion, and think cats are better than dogs. Those same people are not only the ones who circle names at the voting booth, they’re often the people whose names appear on the ballots themselves.

The human brain has evolved to see many issues in “black and white.” In the case of politics, this comes down to “good guys and bad guys.” This is why the oligarchs have created the two-party system, Republicans and Democrats. In most cases, even as insanely corrupt and uninvolved as the Democrats are, they have an ever-so-slighly better track record on voting for programs that throw crumbs to America’s impovrished population (which is at least 2/5 of the population by conservative standards).

At the same time, Democrats almost always vote against the poor in order to please their donors (the same donors who also give money to the Republicans). Here’s an older Mad Indies podcast recapping the 13 Democrats who killed Bernie Sanders’ bill to cheapen medicine prices for poor people.

The American people are mostly uninformed on the specifics, but have an ability to smell bullshit when the smell is strong enough. Watch this video of Tom Perez beeing booed by a group of democrats when his name isn’t even mentioned:

Also notice how Bernie Sanders receives a standing ovation without his name mentioned either. (Context: Bernie is a senator from Vermont; Tom Perez is the chair of the Democratic Party)

Here’s a video of a poor man begging Nancy Pelosi to support single-payer healthcare:

We can take something very important away from interactions like these:

Nobody wants to vote for establishment-Democrats like Tom Perez or Nancy Peloci.

Even though progressives like myself know that Nancy and Tom are more suitable than the likes of Ted Cruz or Donald Trump, we simply won’t leave our houses to circle their names in an election. I hate Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, but I also hate Tom Perez and Nancy Peloci, in the same way that I hate someone who has molested 10 children more than I hate someone who has molested 4 children. Either way, I’m not voting for a child molestor. (In fact, I voted the only candidate who has never identified as a Republican, Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein.)

The irony is that the Democratic voters who go out and secure Nancy’s seat are a small minority of the American population. Nancy is viewed unfavorably by about half the population. That’s Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. People HATE her. By comparison, only about 30% of people dislike Bernie Sanders, and most of those people are probably senile pro-Hillary wankers blaming him for the 2016 election outcome and feminists triggered by his gender.

An interesting claim, considering that Clinton is a huge fan of fracking and takes millions of dollars from oil company PACs.

Had pro-Hillary feminists spent their time and money campaigning for Bernie, our current president would be a Democratic Socialist funneling money into Planned Parenthood and universal healthcare, as every poll shows Bernie Sanders would have demolished Trump in the election. Instead, by backing the pro-donor Clinton in hopes of the first female president, old feminist Democrats got an anti-choice millionaire who has filled his cabinet with white nationalists and Wall Street executives.

To this day, Bernie Sanders identifies as an Independent, not a Democrat.

Republicans keep winning because you keep voting for Democrats.

No, Jill Stein and Jimmy Dore Aren’t Secretly Conservative

And Freedom Caucus isn’t secretly liberal

Author’s forewarning: This article relies heavily on sarcasm and satire to make points. Please be sure you fully understand the actual meaning of each assertion before you freak out.

Ever since Madam President “lost” the election to an orange baboon with an ego to compete with the combined egos of everyone in Manhattan, many long-time Democrats have been pointing fourteen arms’ worth of fingers in every direction other than Crooked Hillary’s herself. According to the political wizards and mages that are your average MSNBC viewer (age 63), there are a number of totally reasonable and obvious occurrences that led to Clinton’s demise:

  • Perhaps it was a “whitelash,” a term coined by Van Jones to describe how racist Americans would never, ever elect a black president, ever. Ever. Also, never mind now that Hillary is white. It’s racism, folks.
  • Perhaps it was Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate stealing votes from Hillary. You know, because Hillary clearly owns all of your votes. Free will and Democracy need-not apply.
  • Perhaps it was all the sexist “Bernie-Bros” who so couldn’t stand the idea of a woman president, that they voted for Jill Stein (she has a penis*) instead.
  • Perhaps it was THE RUSSIANS™ meddling with our elections, which would be totally not cool because we’ve definitely never messed with other countries’ elections.
  • Perhaps it was James Comey, doing his job by accurately penning about the FBI’s ongoing investigations into Clinton’s illegal use of personal email servers.
  • Perhaps it was WikiLeaks, a group that takes information hidden to the public by corporate and governmental oligarchs and makes it available to their constituents.
  • Perhaps it was progressive political talkshow hosts like Jimmy Dore, doing actual journalism and revealing facts and evidence which is the opposite of what journalists are supposed to do, dammit.

On Jill Stein and Jimmy Dore, these antique Democrats make some interesting assumptions. A table full of assumptions, to be metaphoric.

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Oh dear, it does appear that the Greens’ beloved Dr. Jill Stein is a Russian spy. Little-known fact: Sitting at the same table as someone else automatically means you’re in their pocket! Which leads me to an interesting conclusion (several, actually):

  • Putin is in Jill Stein’s pocket, because he sat at the same table as her. Therefore, Putin is a Green Party spy meddling in Russian government.
  • Bill Clinton is in George Bush’s pocket, also, as we see them both here playing golf and hugging.

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The moral of the story here is: Being at the same table, the same room, or on the same planet as someone else does not imply ownership. This is an inherently absurd claim because nobody would even know which direction the ownership goes in. It could just be that Stein and Putin are important political figures attending the same event, and that former United States presidents can relax and play golf together, sometimes. Call me crazy, I know.

Many have also claimed that progressives like Jimmy Dore who attack the corporate Democratic Party are therefore secretly conservative. Again, this relies on absurd claims.

  • The Democratic Party is left-wing.
  • Attacking the Democratic Party can only be done by Republicans.

Neither of these statements are true. However, they are assumed to be true by many Democratic voters who pay the most attention to corporate media like MSNBC (Fun fact: MSNBC is owned by Comcast; and Comcast is worth 179.02 billion dollars.)

Here’s what’s actually true:

  • The mainstream Democratic Party is moderately right-wing.
  • Attacking the Democratic Party doesn’t inherently imply anything about your own party.
  • Republicans attack Democrats “from the right,” defining Obamacare as socialist, too much governmental interference, etc.
  • Greens and Progressives attack Democrats “from the left,” defining Obamacare as capitalist, not enough governmental assistance, advocating instead for single-payer.

And one last interesting point, if we are to use the Democrats’ own logic:

  • If the far-left Green Party attacking centrist Democrats makes the Green Party a Republican group, that also means that the far-right Freedom Caucus attacking centrist Republicans makes the Freedom Caucus a Democratic group.

Of course, the Green Party is not Republican and Freedom Caucus is not Democratic. They are far-left and far-right, respectively. Unfortunately, the long-time Democrats and man-hating feminists will stop at nothing to protect corporate interests, status-quo, and vagina-weilding politicians like Hillary Clinton.

*Jill Stein probably does not have a penis

Social Liberalism Is Sinking, Slowly, Painfully

Feminism is Jim Crow for white males

Socially liberal Americans aren’t anything new- they most prominently began with abolition, fought for civil rights during the 1960s, and continue today to help shape more inclusive society. Without socially liberal Americans, those who advocate strongly for inclusiveness, love, and tolerance, America wouldn’t be the country of immigrants that it is today. More than likely, we would be a shunned nation of Caucasian Europeans profiting from slave labor, as we spent all of the 1700s and 1800s doing. This form of economy is distant, disgusting, and unacceptable.

Liberals, in general, have mostly been on the right side of history. Although the ideology has belonged to different political parties (President Lincoln was a Republican, and Barack Obama a Democrat), even strong Conservatives and the alt-right oppose slavery. In the 1900s, people took to the streets, civil and finely dressed, to protest segregation. Even as they were met with water cannons and police barricades, liberals remained peaceful, professional, and organized.

Unfortunately, a large slice of the socially liberal pie has been sloppily scarfed down by radical anti-white and anti-masculine feminism.

This article isn’t a condemnation of socially liberal ideology. Many influential liberals still reject modern feminism, advocating for safe abortion access, equal pay, and gun regulation all without scribbling adolescent profanity on themselves. Dave Rubin, Bill Maher, and myself are all prime examples of mostly Liberal journalists, even though we reject many feminist favorites such as white guilt and Islam. Bill Maher recently invited the controversial and conservative Milo Yiannopoulos onto his show Real Time despite the fact that Bill and Milo hardly share any viewpoints. Meanwhile, liberal journalist Jeremy Scahill refused to appear on the same episode simply because Milo would be present in an earlier segment. While Scahill claimed this was for journalistic integrity, the obvious truth is that he, like many other liberals, prefer shutting down conservative speech over debating and disproving it.

Once strong advocates for free-speech, Democracy, and tolerance, many liberals today find themselves plugging their ears and protesting when a conservative speaks. All viewpoints opposing feminism, even if it’s from fellow liberals, is “hate-speech” according to Southern Poverty Law Center. The irony of this is that by advocating legislation to silence conservatives and anti-feminists, the feminists themselves become the hate groups and intolerants. Antifa, a Soros-funded anarchism group, almost burned down an entire city when college conservatives had the audacity to invite Milo Yiannopoulos to speak.

This yarn-shop owner even received rape and death threats because she didn’t want folks knitting vagina hats with her pink yarn.

All the meanwhile, conservatives packed an auditorium to hear Bernie Sanders speak at Liberty University, one of America’s most fundamentalist campuses. Sanders, who is a Jewish, pro-choice, heavy taxation liberal, was met with no protest.

This isn’t to say conservatives are innocent. Between liberals and conservatives, I strongly prefer liberalism to conservatism. I’m pro-choice, anti-gun, and very socialist. But if a conservative has viewpoints to share, I want him or her to share those ideas with me and their audiences. Freedom of speech and freedom of press are the central components of a functioning Democracy. That’s what makes America different.

That’s what makes America great.

The DNC Elected Tom Perez by Breaking Its Own Rules

Tom Perez was chosen as the DNC Party Chair last night, closely beating Keith Ellison, who was endorsed by Bernie Sanders. Perez won the position by 35 votes- or did he? It turns out that DNC members voted “secretly,” in which the public can see the vote totals, but not how each individual member voted.

The issue is being championed by Adam Green, co-founder of Progressive Change Campaign Committee.

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A DNC rule stating that votes must be transparent

Typically, the DNC votes on such matters electronically and with paper ballots. However, just minutes before the vote, interim Chair Donna Brazile quickly switched the votes to paper ballots, under the guise of internet concerns.

This means that DNC members cannot be held accountable for their votes, because we won’t ever know how they voted. The DNC is riddled and stuffed with corporate goons and undercover right-wingers servicing the oligarchs. While goons like Hillary Clinton, Tom Perez, Barack Obama, and Chuck Schumer are open about their allegiances with Wall Street, many golems would rather do so under the protection of non transparency.

As mentioned in last night’s Mad Indies podcast, it’s very probably that DNC members planned out their votes to ensure a Perez win, while making the vote total appear to be close. Often times during a vote, members will vote in favor of the people (Keith Ellison in this case) only if they know they’ll lose. This way, they can claim they aren’t responsible for Tom Perez. However, if they had thought Ellison might win, many who voted for Ellison would have voted for Perez instead.

You can’t take chances when you’re secretly working for oligarchs and corporate donors.

 

DNC Gives Finger to Working Americans; Elects Tom Perez as Party Chairman

It was a bright and sunny February 25th. The sun was shining, birds chirping, and the DNC was holding a vote on who would direct the party through the rein of the fascist Trump regime. After being wiped out from statehouses, congress, and the presidency after succumbing to lobbyists and corporate donations (oops), the Democrats knew they needed real change, and needed it badly. That’s why they elected Tom Perez, who succumbs to lobbyists and corporate donations.

Perez won with a total of 235 votes, beating Keith Ellison, who was endorsed by Bernie Sanders. Perez is much more loyal to the aristocracies of the Clintons and Obamas, and believes the path to success is exactly what lost the Democrats the 2016 election: More fundraising. Ellison believes that fighting against income inequality and for social justice would help the party more than Wall Street dollars. Obviously, the DNC disagreed (by 35 votes).

As Secretary of Labor, Perez famously allowed UBS, Barclays, J.P. Morgan, Royal Bank of Scotland Ground, and Citigroup to manage pensions, even after they were found guilty of market manipulation. This move was highly opposed by Ellison and other progressives.

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Things like the fact that Hillary outraised Trump 5:1 during their campaigns and still lost are unimportant and irrelevant to Mr. Perez. To establishment Democrats, money is the root of all political success. Attending an expensive dinner with George Soros or any wealthy goons is far more preferable than, say, filling a football stadium with constituents (and raising way more money).

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At the start of February, the Republican National Committee had $37 million in the bank. The Democratic National Committee had $11 million in the bank and $4 million in debt. How’s that corporate fundraising working for you guys?

If you’re progressive, you might be frustrated by the fact that there is no opposition party to the Republicans. You want to vote, but you want to vote against war, for women’s rights, for a higher minimum wage, for environmental justice, and for universal healthcare, but the Democrats just aren’t getting you there. But I’ve got good news for you.

For the last few election cycles, at least presidentially, progressives have had an out via the Green Party. When you vote for a politician, you become responsible for that politician. Imagine if you had helped elect Barack Obama like I did, only to found out that he dropped 26,000 bombs on impoverished countries in 2016, or that he intentionally removed the public option  from Obamacare, forcing Americans to buy expensive private insurance (or pay a steep federal penalty). If those are ethical decisions you agree with, great- keep voting for Democrats. If you’re like me, on the other hand, give the Greens or Libertarians a whirl. While Libertarians aren’t my cup of tea economically, they have a solid social justice platform and are light-years more progressive than the GOP.

Third parties in this country need to grow quickly. The Democrats and Republicans are uniting to create an oligarchy, destroy the planet, and defame everyone who challenges them as pedophiles or fake news.

As an American, you should vote for who you are the most inspired by. And for me personally, anyone with a (D) or (R) next to their name is very uninspiring.