Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A case for 3-D Force: call for an action


If neither the Republicans nor the Democrat have the majority in the Senate – the political power will be in the hands of FIVE (5 !) Independent Senators!

To achieve this goal all political forces not affiliated with neither the Republicans nor the Democrats need to work together!
This approach has never been used in the American politics. However, there is a first time for everything!

If you believe in the power of people, by the people, for the people, you can support the 3-D Force movement:
Just follow this link
Want to drop a letter? Here is an email: aabs@3dforce.net

Hi, fellow 3d-party-er or Independent!
For many decades, people have been telling you – “You are a joke; you will never have a political power”.
I believe the time has come to prove all those people wrong.
I believe the time has come to all 3d-partiers and active Independents to finally rise up, and seize the real political power.
Everyone who does not trust neither the Republicans nor the Democrats in their ability to govern our Country is one of us!
Below is just a short list of many anti-conservative groups here in MA:
Progressives          http://www.progressivemass.com/
Our Revolution     http://ourrevolutionma.com/
Democratic Socialists     http://www.dsaboston.org/
International Socialists   http://www.bostonsocialism.org/
Add there are also Unions! Many!
And everyone is for himself.
But, what is stronger, a palm or a fist?
We all may have different reasons for not trusting neither of the two major parties.
Based on the 2016 elections, and the following events, I believe that – at least in Washington –  most Republicans are generally smart but evil, and Democrats are generally nice but stupid (or dumb, or choose whatever word you prefer to describe their inability to think).
And both parties are in the pocket of big money.
And I believe, that there are millions and millions of people, who see the things the same way.
If you truly believe that neither the Republicans nor the Democrats can navigate the country in the right direction -
this is your time!
This is our time!
We are ready to become an actual political force – the third force!
We are ready to become an actual political movement.
But first, we need to agree on the basic principles of our movement.
1. We need to agree that not now, nor in foreseeable future, there will be no third-party president.
We have to be reasonable.
We have to be pragmatic.
The presidency is not our immediate goal.
2. If the presidency is not our goal, how else would we gain political power?
The answer to this question may seem counterproductive.
But it will work!
We need to gain such a number of seats that neither the Republicans nor the Democrats would have the majority of votes.
Currently the House of Representative is split between 241 Republicans and 194 Democrats; and the Senate is split between 52 Republicans and 48 Democrats.
Our first goal is to take down 3 (!) Republican senators.
Hence, we have to participate in the upcoming 2018 elections.
Well – ideally, everywhere!
Our candidates will have to run in every possible election.
We do not have to win all of them.
We need to win just enough to make both – the Republicans and the Democrats – the minority in the Senate; in the House, and in as many legislative bodies as possible.
That will make us – the 3d-forcers (i.e. 3d-partiers and active Independents) – decision brokers.
That will make us decision makers.
Not a single decision will be able to pass without our vote, without our approval.
The representatives from both parties will have to talk to us, and we will make them talk to each other!
We will act like that family mediator who makes a husband and a wife to finally agree on something (you can choose who is who in this analogy).
For at least a decade, American people have been calling on the both parties in Washington to stop fighting and to start working together for the benefits of the whole America.
Unfortunately, it has not happened.
I am absolutely convinced, that there is no chance of seeing the Republicans and the Democrats working together – unless the third strong political force will make them (!); unless the third strong political force will scare them.
3. To follow this strategy, we – the 3d-force members – should present our candidates against the Republicans and the Democrats (to test and to show the force) in all possible elections.
Even if our candidate will not be getting enough voices to win the election, we still will be presenting a strong political power by attracting the voters who do not want to give their votes to neither out of the two major parties!
Imagine, that two or three weeks before November 8th, Jill Stein and Gary Johnson would say to their followers: “I know, I will not be the President of the United States. And I vow to you, that the fate of my country is much more important than my personal fate. That is why today I end my run, and I ask all of you – my fellow supporters – to vote for Hillary Clinton”.
I have no doubt that in this scenario Hillary Clinton would have become the president.
Those few million votes would be enough to change the course of the election.
And we can use this strategy for every future election.
We may not be able to say any time soon – “The 3d-force gave to the Country the President”.
But we will be able to say very soon – “The 3d-force made the Country’s President”!
4. My next statement may seem contradicting everything I just said before.
But it is not.
At this point in the history, we don't even need to launch a new additional party.
We already have so many of them!
We already have millions of people, who do not want to affiliate themselves neither with the Republicans nor with the Democrats.
We just need to join our forces – all 3d-parties’ members and all independents who want to actively participate in politics (not just vote on the election day) should form a movement.
We need to establish the Massachusetts 3d-parties and Independents Coalition.
We need to reach out to all other states and to institute the American 3d-parties and Independents Coalition.
5. Our platform should unite people around the core principles this Country was founded on.
It is not right, when people have to work 60 – 80 hours a week, and still live from a paycheck to a paycheck, barely making a living.
It is not right, when people cannot afford a medication which would let them have active and accomplished life.
It is not right, when the job market shrinks, but at the same time the same few people get richer and richer, and the rest of the country gets closer and closer to the poverty.
It is not right, when having a good education means diving into the debt hole till the rest of the life.
We are against of elitism and extremism in any form.
We truly believe that “All men are created equal”.
Our platform should be simple but sound.
Restore the American Promise!
Make America Fair for All!
Take Lying Out of Politics!
When Rich Bend Rules, We Straighten Them Back!
The Republicans and the Democrats in Washington have lost sight of their purpose; they are stuck in the war of ideological dogmas; they are clung to old social, political, and economic models, which obviously do not work anymore.
Having the minimum wage close to $15 an hour is a good idea, but where would money come from without damaging the economy as a whole?
Slowing down the negative effects of the climate change may put some pressure on businesses, but the alternative is to risk the mere existence of all the businesses.
The Country badly needs a tax reform, a health insurance reform, a manufacturing reform, an educational reform.
The problems at hand have become so complicated and large, that easy solutions simply don’t exist.
We need new models.
We have to start from scratch.
Every single idea – as long as it helps people to live and prosper – is on a table.
Nowadays, all mass media make everyone think that there is an ideological war between liberals and conservatives; that liberal values and conservative values are incomparable, internally contradictory to each other.
However, no one has to choose between individual freedoms and an efficient government, or between the health of the nation and the prosperity of its businesses.
The choice everyone needs to make today is between truth and facts, against fiction and leis; between realistic, pragmatic solutions, and dogmatic ideology and wishful thinking; between having an open and honest talk with people, against hypnotizing rhetoric and manipulating peoples’ minds.
We will prove that liberal conservatism (or conservative liberalism) can exists.
We will prove that such ideals as freedom of speech, freedom of enterprise, efficient governing, and pursuit of happiness for all can coexist. But in order to restore those ideals and preserve them from erosion, we have to be smart and pragmatic, firm and inclusive.
We need to bring to the same table people with opposite views, and make them talk to each other, guiding that conversation away from an ideological war of words toward pragmatic solutions benefiting the whole Country.
This will be our political mission (at least for the close future).
6. No one knows yet, if in the future our Coalition will make the transition from being a movement to becoming an actual political party.
There is no way to predict this today.
But I can predict that the American 3d-parties and Independents Coalition will become a formidable political power very soon.
I have a clear vision of what we need to do as soon as possible:
1. we need to reach out to each other and start getting organized – I just created website www.3dForce.net, and a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/valentin.voroshilov) with this manifesto, and my contacts (currently, you can email me to aabs@3dforce.net);
2. we need to establish a basic agreement on our goals and means;
3. we need to set up a functional office;
4. we need to start reaching out to all 3d-party-ers and independents, we need to initiate an advertising campaign;
5. we need to make the movement official, set up state meetings, set up a unifying national convention, and present our candidates for all (ALL!) upcoming elections.
In 2016 Presidential elections 65,844,969 voters went Democratic, 62,979,984 voters went Republican, but 7,627,197 people (close to 6 % of all who voted; or 12 % of who could have been voting for a certain party candidate) voted for a third force. Many people did not even vote at all because they did not trust neither the Republican nor the Democrats, but did not see a strong third choice.
The American 3d-parties and Independents Coalition will give to all American voters a viable third choice.
The year of 2018 will be our test drive year.
The year of 2018 will be our year!

Your fellow Independent,
Valentin Voroshilov
You can reach me at

If you want to join or to support the movement, or to volunteer, please send me an email.
You can also provide financially support to the movement a crowdfunding campaign at www.crowdpac.com;
Just follow this link

Some intro about who I am.
I was born and grew up in Russia.
This link http://www.gomars.xyz/vv.htm leads to more on my professional experience.
In 2002, I moved to the U.S.A. to escape the presidency of Vladimir Putin
(I am NOT a Russian spy :)  ! ).
I have been living a quiet life of a math and physics instructor, until Vladimir Putin has essentially chosen my new President (at least, so I think so far).
I have been posting my thoughts on the matter on my blog. All those posts represent my life philosophy, my political views, my ideals and dreams.

Here is one of the latest posts (it includes many many other links; together all answer many questions about the feasibility of the 3d Force):

or just scroll down!
a Short Letter to Jon Ossoff (the principles for moving the progressive agenda ahead)
And this link   http://www.gomars.xyz/op.html  leads to even more post on the matter:

The list of posts

To everyone who has been emotionally attacked, called names, threatened, verbally degraded!

Saturday, February 24, 2018

March for Our Lives: a Case for a New Political Movement

Republicans are basically American Bolsheviks. What they say does not matter, because their true ideology is not conservatism in any form, but being a winner. Win, win, win, using any means necessary! The victory justifies all your actions. ALL!
In large parts of the Country there are several generations of Americans who have been growing up within the culture where the number one rule is - winning no matter how. If you lose, you are a loser. And the first thing you lose is your freedom. So, if you don’t want to be a loser, don’t let anybody take any of your freedom.
Unfortunately, those people do not realize that by following blindly this rule they give up their own freedom. Hence, there is no hope those people would change their mind any soon.
Democrats have turned away from common people toward big money; it happened a long time ago, and nothing going to change any soon.
These are the reasons why I have been waiting for a rise of a small but powerful new political movement, the third force, so to speak.
Unfortunately, all current third-party groups are too self-involved, do not know what they are doing, do not know the actual role of a third party, and hence will not make any difference.
However, now I see a glimpse of a hope.
The wave of young people stepping up all across the Country against gun violence.
Hopefully, this is the beginning of a broad nationwide political movement.
It is political because the problem of gun violence cannot be solved any other way but politically. If young people decide to take their future in their own hands no one will be able to stop them. 
Uniting around one political problem, they will have an opportunity to direct their force on other issues, like poverty, education, incarceration, and other. 
Those young people who have been already politically active (young democrats, young republicans, etc.) have a chance to start making real difference by joining forces with their peers, because all young people have the same goal – to achieve success in the future world. So, if they have a chance to shape that world they should take that chance. 
The only rule they have to follow is - question everything and everyone, no matter WHO tells you and what they tell you, ask them “how what you tell us will help us to have a better life ten years from now?”.

There is of course a chance that this movement will follow the fate of the Occupy Wall Street.
I am sure that everyone in the pro-gun lobby is praying  for that to happen, hence the strategy is simple, use any means necessary to deflect attention from a serious discussion and wait. 
Addendum: Feb. 25th. The news is that John Kasich thinks the the two-party system is approaching its end. It is not the first time someone makes this prediction. But this is the first time when it comes not from a political analyst of sort, but from seasoned politician.
Kasich's situation is very simple. In the Republican party he has become irrelevant, and he cannot switch to the Democrats, so - the third party.  However, he most probably does not consider young people as a source for the new party. Which is mistake due to two reasons.
1. Most of the adults have very stiff/frozen minds. 
They do not change their views.
If they hear something which contradicts their strong opinion they either just ignore it, or get frustrated. The frustration comes when they just cannot ignore the information, when they hear something which they should not approve, but which would contradict their belief of what is right. Many of the adults cannot express those feeling in words, it is hard for them to articulate the cons and pros in a logical manner. So, they turn to an authority figure: a preacher, a TV pundit, a radio personality, a celebrity, etc. Sooner or later they would hear something which would make sense for them. And at that very moment the frustration disappears and they are happy again.
What is important in this process, which has a name "from frustration to fixation" (or FF switch), that "making sense" does not mean that what hey heard is actually logically or factually correct. Not at all!
There is no logical of factual test for the statement they heard, the test is emotional - "I was feeling frustrated, and now I am not, that means that what I heard was true!"
Young people do not have yet their minds stiff and open to considering opinions which may not be aligned with their own.
Also, their minds are open to new ideas.
2. This is important because evidently old ideas do not work any more. I have been saying for along time that education needs a new parading.
But after November 8, 2016, it is absolutely clear to me that politics, economics, sociology also need new models, which are not invented yet. Those models which have been working for the last decades lost all predictability and have to be replaced. 
That includes the two-party model of the political governing.
Of course, being young has its own downside, for example, the lack of experience. This deficiency can be minimised by enlisting adult experts. However, those adult experts fist should pass the test, i.e. they will have to demonstrate the ability to step aside when someone much younger them they will be dismantling their arguments.

Two more links to posts on the matter:

3d Force Organization Page; kialo.com

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