America First Party Paleoconservatism is a term for a conservative political philosophy found mainly in the US bringing out theimportance of tradition, limited gov., civil society and anti-federalism
When was it formed and by who• The party was formed on April 15, 2002 when a group of Pat Buchanan supporters left the reform party.• “Defeat has its lessons as well as victory.” –Buchanan• Although Buchanan hasn’t said he was officially apart of the party, his books are for sale on the partys website, autographed especially for the party.
Why was it formedProtect the people! Electing a candidate who first will restore morality, ethics, there was an agreement between the common sense, and service tocampaigning leaders of the party and its public service, and will fulfillgeneral membership that the Reform Party the Constitution, is the goal.was permanently broken. the supporters of Buchanan felt disgust To the way he was treated by the leadership of the declining Reform Party the arty seeks to end affirmative action, racial discrimination, and illegal and unlimited immigration.
Political views• “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” -2nd Admendmentparty believes that the federal governments role shouldbe very limited in domestic matters, foreign affairs in theWashingtonian sense
The real reason…. Supports abortion supports homosexuals in themilitary strongly believes in education supports health care protecting AmericansPromote Economic Growth AndIndependenceWants to clean up the corruptedpolitical system
Candidate for election?• No candidates identified to date• Sources say it is “highly unlikely” for the the party to run candidates
More info• The original America first party was founded in 1944 when it ran Gerald K. Smith as a presidential candidate• he lost with just 1,700 votes• renamed Christian Nationalist Crusade in 1947.• conservative
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