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Andrew Huff / April 12, 2010 12:06 AM

Question suggested by Tracie. If you've got an idea for a Fuel topic, send it to inbox@gapersblock.com.

I ran for student council my sophomore year as a member of the Pail and Shovel Party. Can't remember why it was called that now, but our primary plank was trying to get the school to re-open the student radio station.

Tracie / April 12, 2010 9:29 AM

Mine would be called the "Reason" Party. Politics seems so fueled by emotion these days, with no thought to the long term effects on our society. It might be good to have a few parties in the mix, besides the standard 2.

Nuke LaLoosh / April 12, 2010 10:48 AM

@Tracie -- that idea is great, but the name is too easy to attack by the opposition.

You can't spell "Treason" without "Reason!"

sb / April 12, 2010 11:19 AM

The Bad Motherf*cker Party.

Inspired by a certain scene from Pulp Fiction, naturally.

Andrew / April 12, 2010 11:22 AM

Crumble Rubber Asphalt. It's a perfect example of an optimal solution that this country refuses to use, because it would mean less road projects in the long run (it's more effective) and thus less kickbacks, jobs, etc. etc. CRA baby.

Brian Lauvray / April 12, 2010 12:13 PM

Oedipus Rex and the Motherf*ckers. Wait, political party names? Not rock band names? Exit, stage left.

Antonio GarcĂ­a / April 12, 2010 1:32 PM

The New Realists. Authenticity, sustainability and a global perspective.

Mateo / April 12, 2010 11:41 PM

The National Consistency Front.

charlie / April 13, 2010 6:30 AM

Cocktail Party

A.Lewellen / April 13, 2010 11:36 AM

Honk Honk and Tilly's. Which would also be the name of the band that would play at all of our events spewing our views on important issue's in song/rap. If all went according to plan we would soon have a fanatical fan base similar in fervor to the ICP's Juggalos but in better physical condition. Which makes sense considering our proposal for mandatory universal exercise and anti-soda legislation. We would also stand for standing as there is way to much sitting around going on in this country. Our symbol would be a Honk Honk wearing a red white and blue Tilly doing a jig on the White House lawn.

Guy Smiley / April 13, 2010 3:01 PM

The Batshit Crazy Motherfuckers Party. I would seek to appeal to all of the crazy folks who like to compare anyone who thinks differently than them to Hitler, who believe non-existent concepts and ideas like "REAL America" and "death panels", and who respond to votes that are opposite of what they want with bricks and bullets. By starting this party, I will hopefully draw all of the nutbags to my side and let those who want to really discuss the state of this country in a reasonable manner get on with it.

You're welcome.

Steven / April 14, 2010 7:07 PM

Socialist Party. For social peeps only. Oklahoma types with guns need not apply. Just barricade yourself in your trailer and let the rest of us get on with the par tay.

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