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What Did We Learn From This Election? We Learned We Have No Choice.

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Did we win a victory in this election? In a way yes and in a way no, the people rejected the far right but we had no real choice in this election. The facts are that we have had no real choice for decades. This country continually moves to the right. The powerful choose our candidates. We get to run candidates that gain no media attention or support from the government. The two-party system remains dominant because they control the election process. The truth is that we had no real choice in this election.

There is hope. The Progressive Movement could morph into a real movement. Capitalism has failed us. We need a new way forward. We need to reform this government. This will take courage and resolution. People can't give up. We need to address these issues. What do we really want?  The choice is ours to make. It's up to the American people. 

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Former Chairman of the Liberal Party of America, Tim is a retired Army Sergeant. He currently lives in South Carolina. A regular contributor to OpEdNews, he is the author of Kimchee Days (or Stoned Cold Warriors).

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Determination and courage from the progressive mov... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 7:35:41 AM
We also learned (actually that was cemented) that ... by Sister Begonia on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:12:12 AM
We have no choice. Like you, I boycotted this elec... by Tommy Wright on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 11:06:22 AM
No I couldn't vote for him in either election, I j... by Tommy Wright on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 11:10:34 AM
to London and the banksters.  I just pointed ... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:27:18 PM
Without a doubt, we in America need a third party ... by michael payne on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:01:07 PM
is to take back the public airwaves from corporate... by intotheabyss on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 6:29:05 PM
OWS is a start. Getting involved on the street and... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:28:41 PM
And certainly a progressive party would be a plus.... by Tommy Wright on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:12:32 PM
Fact is, We all know what happened. You are not al... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:18:10 PM
I know you are too, and yes I am willing to die to... by Tommy Wright on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 2:15:24 PM
Maybe we will deserve to see everything our forefa... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 3:30:33 PM
How people are so willing to "keep on keepin on" t... by Kim Cassidy on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:00:03 PM
I am with you and I do what I do for the sake of m... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:47:25 PM
Tim:What I'm talking about is something much bigge... by michael payne on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:17:22 PM
I sulked for the last two months with the same que... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:26:37 PM
President Theodore Roosevelt was a scoundrel. This... by Gary Kutcher on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 9:19:45 PM
I'm not commending the man, but he did the will of... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:38:18 PM
Funny but the federal reserve coming up for renewa... by Poor old Dirt farmer on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 9:48:36 AM
The hundred year charter of the federal reserve co... by Tommy Wright on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 10:55:53 AM
You're right. It's time.... by Timothy Gatto on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:14:23 PM
Yes, I think the timing is right for a peaceful re... by Tommy Wright on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 1:37:54 PM
About what we need... And about how unlikely it is... by Kim Cassidy on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 2:37:29 PM
I wish I had a clue how to fix it. I know what nee... by Tommy Wright on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 6:34:42 PM
for third parties, we could have found the answer ... by Daniel Geery on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:23:02 PM
Thank You Daniel, I'm still trying.... by Timothy Gatto on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 2:02:06 PM
but we can't. There is just not enough time, circu... by Tommy Wright on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:50:39 PM