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Abolishing different political parties withing the U.S. government

Why can't the government just have one central idea? Sure, most individuals will have outlying ideas on one political party but, it seems to me that a good majority of politicians have the exact same basic ideals for the way things should be run. Why complicate things? It's my belief that no one form of government should be better the other.

With one political party, it wouldn't just be half of the country getting what they want. Isn't it the American Dream to be happy and free? Not "half free" because our outlook on the way things should be run and dealt with are just a tad bit different.

Please give me your feedback/opinions and any improvements to this idea.

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  • Apr 29 2011: That assumes a cooperative system. I think what you're talking about is how sickening it is that the two parties spend so much of their time insulting each other's ideas rather than focusing on making a better country. Game theory has proven time and time again that most people will choose the selfish power-grab option over the cooperative trust-based solution. It's where expressions like "Power corrupts" come from. Rather than getting rid of the political party system, it would be better to standardize positions in clear, simple, straightforward terms, on the ballot, in the news, and in congress itself.

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