Today's topic at my blog "Resurgence" on BigThink.com:
Can Alternative Political Parties Quench the Nation's Political Thirst?
In the last twelve months we’ve seen two new political organizations hit the nationwide scene with an intensity and a geographic presence unheard of since the sixties. Unlike the Libertarian Party, which grew through more traditional methods during the seventies and eighties, the memberships in the Tea Party and the Coffee Party have virtually exploded practically overnight. Are these new unions of Americans who are frustrated and upset at the actions of their government actually committed to the arduous task of making fundamental changes in the way Washington works, or are they simply interested in giving what we already have a new paint job?
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