On economic matters especially, I think the independents and centrists are confused and don't know what they want.
continue to be at great risk from a financial sector addicted to
gambling. Reform more drastic than Dodd-Frank is needed, starting with
restoration of Glass-Steagall -- but both major parties are unwilling to
go that far against the wishes of the bankers.
I also see
extremely troubling signs of a developing police-surveillance state and
weakening of the rule of law thanks to the so-called "war" on terror --
which is also far too costly in blood and treasure and may even be
counterproductive against the terror threat.
Issues such as
health care and gay marriage are certainly of great importance to many
but overall they pale compared to the dangers we face from the bankers
and the wars. Those dangers justify, in my opinion, taking a chance on a
"fringe" candidate who's position on some issues may not be to my
liking but who is willing to at least consider radical changes of
I endorse Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party for President.