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People's Party

The People's Party, also known as the "Populists", was a short-lived political party on the left in the United States. It was established in 1891 during the Populist movement. It was most important in 1892-96, and then rapidly faded away. Based amon... g poor, white cotton farmers in the South and hard-pressed wheat farmers in the plains states, it represented a radical crusading form of agrarianism and hostility to banks, cities, railroads, gold, and elites generally. It sometimes formed coalitions with labor unions in the North and with the Republican Party in the South. Its strongest election came in 1894. In 1896 the Populists endorsed the Democratic presidential nominee, William Jennings Bryan, but added their own vice presidential nominee. They lost their distinctive identity and faded away. The terms "populist" and "populism" are commonly used In the 21st century for anti-elitist appeals in opposition to established interests and mainstream parties, and may refer to the left or right   more
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Federalist Party

The Federalist Party was the first American political party, from the early 1790s to 1816, the era of the First Party System, with remnants lasting into the 1820s. The Federalists controlled the federal government until 1801. Between 1789–1797 it wa... s built mainly with the support of bankers and businessmen in order to support Hamilton's fiscal policies. These supporters grew into the Federalist Party committed to a fiscally sound and nationalistic government. The United States' only Federalist president was John Adams; although George Washington was broadly sympathetic to the Federalist program, he remained an independent during his entire presidency.The Federalist policies called for a national bank, tariffs, and good relations with Britain as expressed in the Jay Treaty negotiated in 1794. Hamilton developed the concept of implied powers, and successfully argued the adoption of that interpretation of the United States Constitution   more
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National Socialist Movement

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tajshar2k says2015-06-03T15:30:58.3052645-05:00
People who voted Republican, please explain why you think Republicans care more about the poor.
Varrack says2015-06-03T15:33:14.8044423-05:00
Democrats believe in government dependency, which prevents the poor from being able to work to help themselves but rather rely on welfare for everything. Republicans understand how harmful this is to the poor and that economy and just turns into a circular system of unnecessary dependence.
tajshar2k says2015-06-03T16:21:20.1979981-05:00
But, if you go to states like Texas, the poverty rate is very high, so the republican idea isn't working really.
blackkid says2015-06-03T16:31:14.0706296-05:00
Republicans do not like the poor.
Renegader says2015-06-03T16:40:09.0537513-05:00
Neither of the main two parties give a damn about the poor, you all should know this by now.
Varrack says2015-06-03T16:46:25.1188698-05:00
California actually has the highest supplementary poverty rate at 23.4%. The official rate is 16% but that doesn't take into account the cost of living, taxes, and non-cash income. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/11/01/24-7-wall-st-poverty-states/18104313/
tajshar2k says2015-06-03T17:07:06.9646474-05:00
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_poverty_rate the top 10 states with the highest poverty are Republican, with D.C excluded.
Oreo222 says2015-06-03T17:12:53.4946149-05:00
Tajshar2k and Varrack, I recommend you two start a debate or something before you stink up my poll with your arguing.
tajshar2k says2015-06-03T17:14:28.6163788-05:00
@Oreo Did I offend you or something?
Oreo222 says2015-06-03T17:15:16.8734165-05:00
Of course not, I just don't want to see, like, 50,000,000,000 comments of just you two arguing.
tajshar2k says2015-06-03T17:16:03.8026746-05:00
Oh
Varrack says2015-06-03T17:21:58.3194921-05:00
That's a regional difference. I don't think you can attribute the poverty difference to politics because there are plenty of northern red states that are not at all bad.
Varrack says2015-06-03T17:22:58.1622488-05:00
@Oreo, too bad. This is a debate website, that's the whole point of it. If you don't like our comments then turn your notifications off.
Oreo222 says2015-06-03T17:27:41.6783480-05:00
Varrack, I agree with you, this IS a debate site, that's why there's an entire section devoted to debates and an entire section devoted for polls.
tajshar2k says2015-06-03T17:39:42.8838573-05:00
It wasnt't mean to be regional thing, that was just a coincidence. The point is that the majority of them are Republican.
TBR says2015-06-03T19:32:46.2064101-05:00
@Oreo222 - Are you saying you want a poll without discussion?
Oreo222 says2015-06-03T19:35:14.9396703-05:00
@TBR, not at all. I could just tell that tajshar2k and Varrack were going to go at it if I didn't intervene. What they were doing belonged in the debate section, not the poll section.
tajshar2k says2015-06-03T20:28:01.5041646-05:00
No we weren't actually. We do this like all the time. It lasts a few comments, thats all
Texas14 says2015-06-04T00:11:22.8818036-05:00
Two words: self reliance
reece says2015-06-04T01:24:26.4492819-05:00
Two words: social relations.
briantheliberal says2015-06-05T11:23:13.2494659-05:00
I am so sick of Republicans lying and falsely accusing Democrats of supporting "government dependency". That is just dishonest. If Republicans really cared about the poor they wouldn't constantly give tax breaks and corporate subsidies to the wealthy, which costs the Middle class significantly more than any social program, and exporting jobs overseas. Republicans wouldn't support low wages, and cutting off financial aid making education for poorer people harder to obtain. They wouldn't block every jobs bill proposed by the Democratic party to provide jobs for working and lower class Americans. So stop with all of these lies. Republicans don't give two sh-ts about poor people, they favor the rich, always have. And exploit the poor by persuading them into voting against their best interests.
UtherPenguin says2015-06-05T18:44:44.4043894-05:00
@Texas14 That's literally the meaning of Juche (North Korea's ideology)
triangle.128k says2015-06-05T18:58:07.4839799-05:00
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is the greatest country.
Ezk says2015-06-06T09:56:29.4316342-05:00
Actually, none in absolute.
Texas14 says2015-06-06T23:41:36.0607288-05:00
Are you saying that being independent is a bad thing? North Korea lies. That's not their real values. And briantheliberal, stop generalizing conservatives. Most conservatives I've met don't like giving subsidies to anyone. Corporations or people.
briantheliberal says2015-06-06T23:50:09.0392857-05:00
Texas14, enough with these butt-hurt accusations of me "generalizing conservatives". What I said is 100% true. Even if conservatives do not personally agree with the wealthy or corporations getting constant tax breaks and handouts, the majority of you vote people into office who do exactly that. Just a few months ago Republicans in congress voted to give the top .2% over 260 billion dollars in tax breaks, which the working and Middle classes have to pay off because of it. Of course I believe President Obama is going to veto it, but this is not an uncommon occurrence. If you think facts are generalizing, then don't take it up with me, take it up with the facts.
Drue says2015-06-07T17:23:56.3471616-05:00
The Tea Party actually!
TheOpinionist says2015-06-09T14:39:33.6563911-05:00
Tzajshark2k, are you kidding? Plano, Texas has a minuscule poverty rate of 4.3% and a median household income of $79,234. Democrat controlled Detroit has a poverty rate of 26.1% and a median income of $25,193. Thanks to Romanii for those stats.
tajshar2k says2015-06-09T14:50:52.4278123-05:00
You do realize that you are comparing a state to a city right?
TheOpinionist says2015-06-09T15:01:57.8566818-05:00
Alright. Texas' 2014 poverty rate was 17.4%, as opposed to Michigan's 2014 poverty rate of 27.6%
tajshar2k says2015-06-09T15:03:39.4584878-05:00
Sources? Wikipedia says different http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_poverty_rate
TheOpinionist says2015-06-09T15:05:32.8532068-05:00
"http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_poverty_rate" is my source. Look at the section for 2014 poverty rates
tajshar2k says2015-06-14T10:38:54.4205324-05:00
The other 3 sections say something else however.
Wylted says2015-06-14T10:46:30.6297729-05:00
Brian, All those bills actually hurt the poor. You should study economics a little
Wylted says2015-06-14T10:49:54.5706638-05:00
Lol, Brian said the poor have to pay for the tax cuts of the wealthy, as if taxes were raised on the poor as a result, instead of making wealthy people able to justify giving more money to charity and to hire people was bad. SMH Not to mention the overall economics of cutting taxes and subsidies wherever possible, actually increases the amount of money people can spend and therefore injects the market with more money to crease the jobs and wages of poor

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