Political parties are part of the fabric of American history. As politicians seek their party's bid for a 2016 presidential run, it makes commentator Gary Joiner think about all the political parties that have come out of the woodwork over the past 150 years.


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Commentator Brian O'Nuanain is distraught and a little perplexed this morning over the plight of a close friend of his.