A Constitutional Conservative is a form of conservatism bound within the limits provided within the United States Constitution, defending the structures of constitutionalism, and preserving the principles of the United States Constitution. Chief among those principles is the defense of liberty.
which means limiting government, balancing the federal budget, lowering taxes, ending redistribution from the wealthier to the poor, assigning a central position for God in the lives of Americans, even in courthouses and public schools, and asserting the right to bear arms. While God will always be given top billing, one gets the sense that lowering taxes and eliminating social programs are actually the most important pillars in the platform -- so much so that many elected officials claim to be unwilling to compromise no matter what the short-term consequences.
An independent candidate, often also called an unaffiliated candidate in the United States, is a candidate for political office who does not align themselves with a political party. An independent is variously defined as a candidate who votes for issues rather than on the basis of a political ideology or partisanship; a voter who does not have long-standing loyalty to, or identification with, a political party; a voter who does not usually vote for the same political party from election to election; or a voter who self-describes as an independent.
Congress spends too much time debating and voting based on political party. All too often, members of Congress fail to look at the issues at hand and place their vote based on who authored the bill. If a Republican authored the bill, then Democrats will vote no and visa versa.
We as a nation need to DEMAND more from our leaders than this petty political game!
Billions of dollars of our hard earned money is automatically deducted from every paycheck issued in America. Part of that money goes to fund Congress, so essentially, we are paying Congress to do a job. And that job is to represent the best interests of the majority of the people; that is what Democracy is all about. And they are FAILING at their job. Badly
For that reason, I decided to choose the Independent Party. This way, I owe no devotion to either party. And I can focus on the merits and drawbacks of any proposed legislation. Not which party authored the bill or the direction my political party wants me to vote, and I will be my own party.