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Jesse Ventura, of wrestling, acting, and conspiracy theory fame, is disgusted with politics. (And anyone who isn't disgusting isn't sane.) So he's come up with some new ideas.

What do you think eliminating political parties would do to improve government? As most people don't vote, do you think putting a "none of the above" option on ballots would encourage more to vote?

To me it comes down to the entire system they've created, these two parties. It's a corrupt system. It's based upon panhandling and bribery. That's how you get elected today.

The only way to do it is what I advocate for now. I don't support the third-party movement anymore. I support the abolishment of all these political parties.

We're just set up today so that you don't vote for the person, you vote for the party. And it's the parties that control the government. We were warned by John Adams that that would be the downfall of America…

I would turn the political parties into what they are, political action committees. The first thing I would do is change all election laws to where only names go on the ballot. No political parties are set on a ballot. that way the electorate has to educate themselves. What does John Smith stand for?

Also on all ballots should be the option at the bottom "none of the above," which is a vote of no confidence in government. Imagine if you won the election but lost to "none of the above." It might make you rethink your position. Those are two simple things we could accomplish right now that would help bring integrity back to the United States of America.

Jesse Ventura "These 2 Parties Have Created A Corrupt System Based Upon Panhandling & Bribery!"


Original posting by Braincrave Second Life staff on Jun 13, 2011 at http://www.braincrave.com/viewblog.php?id=576

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