Obviously I’m not news breaker. What American doesn’t know that the Democrat National Convention is underway. I’m not here to offer much of an opinion. Not that I’m lacking of an opinion; there will be plenty of time for that in the coming days, weeks and months. I’m here to encourage informed and responsible voting.
Do better than most Americans and read primary documentation of party platforms. Read transcripts of first person speeches given by all the candidates. Do the research yourself. Don’t be the product of what any media outlet wants you to believe.
Prepare yourself for a lot of reading… It may as important to know what the political party platform is as it is to know what the candidate believes. The Platform is the sentiment of the majority of each party. It communicates the party’s conscience, its policy, its principles.
Here is a list of the platforms I’ve read thus far…