Top Ten Best Ideologies On the Political Spectrum In the USA

Dyshpo
Which is the most popular ideology only a small sampling of my favorite.

The Top Ten

1 Libertarian Capitalism

Has never successfully been done. Nordic countries have the free market aspect perfect, but are struggling to maintain their social welfare. USA is the closest, but currently held back by the massive economic and regulatory strain of the government.

Small government only military for security, personal freedom and free unrestricted economy. Economy and businesses are governing forces. - Dyshpo

The big disadvantage is that it gives those who rise up to the top (often through dishonest or aristocratic means) too much power so they are free to use the workers to fuel their greed. - DieGedankenSindFrei

Conservatism by Dyshpo's definition has the weakness of being way too conformist, while social liberalism promotes illogical government policies. Choosing right-wing policies does not need to mean discouraging social change. Right-libertarianism combines cultural freedom with sensible economic (and sometimes even social) government policies. - romanempire249

Pretty close to Anarcho-Capitalism

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2 Conservatism

If only Dyshpo were right. Alas, modern conservatism is more focused on on denying climate change and trying to stop gay people from getting married than it is on balanced budgets and small government.

The ideology that doesn't focus on race at all but rather the content of ones character. Which is how it should be.

All I know is in the last 25 years the rights went left quite a bit and yet, the left are so far left...they're not even on this planet anymore...lol

Just basic common sense

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3 Liberalism

I agree with some liberal things such as gay marriage and marijuana legalization however I think they usually go too far for the sake of being "politically correct." - SammySpore

Small government, regulated economy, medium social safety net, liberal use of tax revenue, social changes happen fast. - Dyshpo

An ideology that has been ruined by Tumblr freaks

Perfect.

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4 Social Democracy

Works only on an extremely small scale. Almost all of the "countries" who practice it are not only smaller than most US states, they are in fact smaller than large US counties. Sweden for example has fewer people than just Los Angeles County alone.

Just because it hasn't worked on the large scale doesn't mean it can't. - owlro188

Best countries in the world are all social democracies.

Best ideology ever.-DarkBoi-X

No ideology would work on a large scale anyways, overpopulation is the reason some places have no recourses, anyways, Social Democracy actually works really well, think about it, the Nordic Model says they are a social democracy, and countries like Norway, Sweden and Denmark are all developed, free and safe countries. Not only does it support the needs of human nature, it also betters the lives of unfortunate citizens which is really good. We don’t overly support capitalism, but we also don’t over support socialism either because we are a mixture of the two. Think about it, instead of abandoning capitalism thinking it has no advantages, why don’t you fix it to improve capitalism?

5 Classical Liberalism

The best liberalism, much better than SJW style liberalism. The people that believe that your gay neighbors can be married and have guns and smoke weed and basically the coolest people ever. - SoldierOfFortune

Classical liberalism is The Enlightenment Era ideology comprised of John Locke, Adam Smith, John Stewart Mill, Thomas Hobbes, and many more in the 1700’s that ultimately influenced (mostly by Locke) our Founding Fathers and inspired them to fight the American Revolution. It is the idea’s of the natural law theory and the social contract: laws of nature in which nature’s God entitled them and the natural rights derivative from those laws which are life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, property, and privacy; in which it is the job of the government to protect those rights and when any form of government becomes destructive of these ends it is the right and duty of the people to throw off such government and establish a new one (These ideas written in our declaration of independence had a huge impact on the actual document). Many of our founding Fathers like Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, and Samuel Adams were undoubtedly Classical Liberals and even Libertarians (Like Milton ...more - sdoggys

6 Libertarian Socialism

Personal freedom as long as no one harmed with big government geared mainly towards public welfare. - Dyshpo

Liberation from the rulers, and from the bosses.

ABSOLUTELY

GOOGLE BOOKCHIN - SquirrelMonkey

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7 Right Wing Populism
8 Democratic Socialism

Best ideology ever.-DarkBoi-X

9 National Socialism

Hitler was retarded but we never saw this ideology's full potential and I'm not saying we should exterminate migrants just deport them to a nation that will take them willingly

I agree with some of their policies but not about the jews. - SammySpore

Heil hitler

sieg heil!

10 Eco-Capitalism

It protects the environment.

The Contenders

11 Monarchism

Shod be numbr 1 all the others don't work as good as this 1.

12 Centrism

Should be higher than Fascism - DarkBoi-X

13 Anarcho-Capitalism

State run by the one with most resources or wealth absolutely anything goes selling people or selling organs. - Dyshpo

This one is the best, next one being libertarian capitalism

Free the people. Free the market.

14 Socialism

Very big and robust social safety net everyone pays 49% in taxes all industry is run and owned by labor. Classless no poor or rich just workers. - Dyshpo

Communism lite - SoldierOfFortune

United forever in friendship and labor.

15 Statism

Everything for government Big Brother is all, nothing before. - Dyshpo

16 Communism

Communism has never worked, and never will - ryanrimmel

Everybody should be equal, capitalism is the richer gets richer while the poorer gets poorer. We vote for communism because humans shouldn't be selfish and we should remove this destructive nature

Wait, what about russia and china, two nations that were poor nations before and after revolution they became the worlds most important countries besides the US, who had developed for more than 100 years more than they did and who won against the US in the space race with the secound hand scientists?

Communism thinks for itself and itself only.

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17 Traditionalism

All matters of state have been set with precedent only the most senior get to lead no social changes except by act of God. - Dyshpo

Opposite of Marxism and postmodernism

18 Progressivism
19 Anarcho-Socialism

Only laws protect personhood and personal property, tiny government no borders everything is run by collective will. - Dyshpo

This is an oxymoron. Socialism requires bigger government. Far from anarchy - ryanrimmel

good meme

20 Libertarianism
21 Political Humanitarianism
22 Mutualism
23 Anarcho-Primitivism

No

24 Social Liberalism
25 National Anarchism

I hate life

26 Liberal Internationalism
27 Anarchism

Black storms are reaching near our doors... Defend each other's will!

28 Totalitarianism

Everything is better than anarchy but totalitarian is nut suck. - TeamRocket747

Better than anarchy.

29 Marxism

Amazing work.

30 Fascism

Fascism is good

Why is fascism a good thing? You damn warmonger, stop trying to make everyone on earth get cancer. - MChkflaguard_Yt

Is this a joke? Every time a fascist comes to power in a country, a lot of people end up dying.. a lot.

Go fascism!

Fascism is irrelevant and can't even live for 20 years unless you stay out of world war 2. - TeamRocket747

Nah. - 50

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31 Individualist Anarchism
32 Resource-Based Economy

Applying scientific way of thinking to social problems.

33 Minarchism
34 Anarcho-Naturism
35 Post Libertarianism
36 Neo-Reactionism
37 Anarcho-Fascism

The biggest oxymoron of them all. - SquirrelMonkey

38 ZPG

Zero Population Growth. Became unpopular when early dire predictions were too specific, and denounced by SJW's as "racist". Virtually every single major issue from Climate Change to widespread poverty to housing shortages would be solved with a slight downward population movement.

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