[kwlug-disc] Asking questions of candidates during the election.

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Fri Apr 1 02:00:37 EDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 08:02:07PM -0700, Raul Suarez wrote:
> 1.  I dislike "one issue" parties (green party, marijuana party, etc). As anyone 
> elected will need to work on many issues, just one of them will be their 
> platform.
> 2. The name of the party denotes mockery. Based on what I read, they are not for 
> Piracy, but for advancement of "information laws". Again, the issues may be 
> serious, but their approach is not. 

True, but I don't think the main parties take these issues seriously either.
So specialist parties spring up to fill the gaps.

Otherwise, why would they even put TPM in a copyright bill to begin with?
And why does it take a whole party to get environmental issues into the open?

If the main parties were doing their job, the specialist parties would
mostly disappear, I think.

When things that should be legal are outlawed, then outlaws have to
run for government to fix it.

- Chris

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