(The following was originally published in St. George News.)
ST. GEORGE – Why vote for one of two evils? This was a question posed at the National Independent American Party’s summit Saturday as speakers and candidates stressed there is an alternative to the so-called two-party political system. Two featured speakers – Arizona’s former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy – capped off the event.
“We need a second true political party,” said Gary Van Horn, the party candidate for Utah House District 58.
The Democrats and Republicans are wings on the same buzzard
“The Democrats and Republicans are wings on the same buzzard,” he said.
While a call for an alternative to main stream political parties was a prominent topic at the summit, so was discussion over a need to save the Constitution from being trampled over by a seemingly corrupted federal government. Reliance on God was also a prime topic.