Obama is running unopposed or they will pick someone who is not progressive. The Greens might run someone, but the way the system is set up, he/she won't get anywhere. The system has to be gutted from within to give a third party a chance.
The Republicans intend to pick the most extreme individual that they can possibly muster. I propose that we do something different here. I propose that we the progressives sabotage the Republican Party. Here's how. Register as a Republican if you have to. Vote in the Republican convention. Vote en masse for Ron Paul.
Why Ron Paul? Ron Paul has shown that he is willing to work with progressives. He has worked with Kucinich and Bernie Sanders. He wants to end the wars and get rid of the Fed. That might be enough to help counteract America's complete collapse. He's willing to work with people he disagrees with.
Now for Congress I would vote for the most liberal individual on the ticket en masse. Throw your strength behind those who will change things--not those who are satisfactory to the "media".
We don't want to elect extreme right wing nut jobs who will literally destroy this country from within. The Tea Party seems to be willing to literally destroy this country for their corporate masters. They are so gullible and so hard headed they won't be budged. When Biden said they were terrorists. He was correct. They are.
Let's do the unthinkable. Register as a Republican and undermine them from within. Vote Ron Paul.