I was born in a small conservative town in a largely liberal state, and since I was a little child I have been really involved in the local politics in our town, and state. So from a young age I knew what party I belonged in and I knew roughly my party ideology. When I took the test from Idealog, what it told me was unsurprising. My views on most issues tend to be aligned most with the Green-Rainbow Party, but I am registered to vote as a Democrat and the result of the ideology showed me that, as well as confirming my socialist identification. A lot of things have influenced my political views including my parents, my life experiences, and the media that was made available to me. These sources and others have helped me with my political idealog, and finding out where I stand on major issues.
In Political Science: An Introduction they define Ideology as a “Belief system that society can be improved by following certain doctrines.” (Roskin. 35) On the same page it says that and Ideologue is “someone who believes passionately in an ideology” (Roskin. 35). On the Political Idealog Quiz I land closest to the liberal side than any other. I felt that the quiz did represent my beliefs pretty well. I consider myself a bleeding heart liberal and I tend to side with the radical side more often than not, my political ideology is closest to Socialism. I believe very strongly in the socialist viewpoints and outlooks when it comes to the government and society. While I am a registered democrat, I consider myself more affiliated with the Green-Rainbow party. I agree with them on most every social issue. The one big issue we disagree on is their stance on Ecological wisdom. They tend to be more radical in their thinking th...
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...ime at the clerk’s office I saw the inner workings of local government. I was taught at a young age to trust the government by school, and my parents. But even if I hadn’t been taught that as a child, working there made me trust the government even more. This is not without doubt, currently with the government under democratic control I have trusted the government to make the correct decisions for our country. On November fourth however that all might change. I would not have the same trust I do now if the Republican Party was controlling the senate and the house.
I am very strong in my political outlook and understand why I believe what I believe. I was strongly influenced by my Parents but they were not the only influence in my life. I have only ever exhibited patriotism, I trust in the government and believe they will make the right decisions for our country.
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