Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Tancredo joining Constitution Party?


What Is The American Constitution Party, Tom Tancredo's New Home? : NPR

According to the article, Former GOP Congressman Tom Tancredo is leaving his party to run for governor of Colorado as a member of the Constitution Party.

Here are some party platform highlights of the Constitution Party as presented in the article:

- allow state legislatures, not voters, to pick U.S. Senators (basically they want to abolish the 17th Amendment)

- abolish congressional pensions

- abolish the Department of Education, the Department of Energy, the Food and Drug Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Election Commission

- end foreign aid and participation in groups such as the United Nations

2 comments:

  1. They want to get rid of the Food and Drug Administration? That sounds like a really bad idea to me.

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  2. Well, keep in mind that they want the government restricted to only performing duties expressed in the Constitution and nowhere in there does it say anything about a Food and Drug Administration.

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