A Third Party Strategy for 2012
July 29, 2011, 06:07 PM
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Here at VDARE.COM we can’t endorse candidates or legislation. However, we can write about candidates and proposals that are related to the National Question. So here’s an ambitious proposal I’ve recently become aware of, which I pass on the readers.

Nelson Hultberg of Texas has formed a new political party called the Conservative American Party. Now I know what a lot of people are going to say - “A Third Party?” In recent years, third parties haven’t picked up much traction and people feel they are throwing their votes away by voting them. So they wind up voting for the Republican candidate and get people like Bush or McCain.

Nelson Hultberg is aware of the Third Party Problem. His proposal is to utilize a strategy like that of Ross Perot in 1992, in order to get the candidate (probably Ron Paul) into the televised general debates.

Hultberg’s proposed platform has four planks:

1. A 10% income tax rate for everybody.

2. An annual increase of the money supply at the same rate as growth of goods and services.

3. Radical Immigration Reform (more on that later).

4. A Mind-our-own-Business foreign policy.

Of special interest to those interested in the National Question, here is what Plank #3 would consist of:

Radical immigration reform that encompasses a genuine crackdown on illegals and the total abandonment of any kind of amnesty. We don’t need massive deportation schemes to bring this about. An effective immigration reform would entail mandating English as the country’s official language, ending anchor baby policies, as well as chain migration and all welfare perks for illegals, along with persistent prosecution of all employers who hire illegals. In other words, remove the honey pots from our backyard, and the fire ants will stop invading us. The illegals will stay home.

That’s from an article on the website. A video on the website actually calls for a “Return to the pre-1965 Immigration Accords”.

In the aforementioned article, Hultberg stresses that the time is ripe for change:

The latest Gallup Poll indicates that 58% of the American people feel that the Democratic and Republican Parties are doing such a terrible job that a third-party is needed. The time for such a revolution is now. As Shakespeare said, “There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries.”

(The Shakespeare quote is from Julius Caesar Act IV, Scene 3. It’s Brutus speaking to Cassius).

I suggest you visit Hultberg’s website here. You can check it out and see what you think.