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   The Belarus Beer Lovers Party, liquidated in 1998, promised quality brew. Their logo was a drunken hedgehog. Bonus: list of other "frivolous" political parties

04 Nov 2012 03:16 PM   |   3388 clicks   |   StateMaster
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iheartscotch     
There's nothing frivolous about a drunken hedgehog!

/ Dinsdale!

04 Nov 2012 03:18 PM
Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom     
List fails without Demblicanaocrats/Rep

04 Nov 2012 03:19 PM
mongbiohazard     
I think I just found my new party...

04 Nov 2012 03:20 PM
Dumski    [TotalFark]  

mongbiohazard: I think I just found my new party...


5 min too late. Damn.

04 Nov 2012 03:26 PM
JonnyBGoode     
Absent from list: My good friend, master magician Pop Haydn, who's schtick is that of a 19th century medicine show con man, started his own party called the American Confidence Party. Their symbol is the weasel and their motto is "In Sanity We Trust".

Vote Pop in 2012!

04 Nov 2012 03:29 PM
unchellmatt     
Hmmm... Maybe after this election, I'll finally restart the North American Silly Party. Have the domain and other stuff. Just need the, errr... lack of procrastination.

/Whig

04 Nov 2012 03:35 PM
NYRBill     
link had no pics of said drunken hedgehog :-(

04 Nov 2012 03:37 PM
wildcardjack    [TotalFark]  

JonnyBGoode: Absent from list: My good friend, master magician Pop Haydn, who's schtick is that of a 19th century medicine show con man, started his own party called the American Confidence Party. Their symbol is the weasel and their motto is "In Sanity We Trust".

Vote Pop in 2012!


If only the real parties were that competent with Photoshop.

04 Nov 2012 03:41 PM
krafty420     
I truly think the PEI draft beer party in Canada could have made a go for it if people had just given it a chance

04 Nov 2012 03:41 PM
pxlboy    [TotalFark]  
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04 Nov 2012 03:43 PM
Neumahn     
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04 Nov 2012 03:45 PM
Millennium     
I could get behind an attempt to establish the Monster Raving Loony party in the US.

Well, maybe.

04 Nov 2012 03:49 PM
fergusg     
I miss the Rhinoceros Party of Canada. I remember once seeing a picture of one of their candidates. It was a young woman in a bikini, and she was HAWT!! Sadly, she was running in another riding so I could not vote for her.

04 Nov 2012 03:50 PM
NYRBill     
hmm, if only there was a way to look things up......
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04 Nov 2012 03:53 PM
NYRBill     
this seems appropriate.....
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04 Nov 2012 03:56 PM
SweetSaws     
Presidential candidate Snoop Doggy Dogg (G) says, "fark the democrats."

(G) = Gangsta Party

04 Nov 2012 04:00 PM
CapeFearCadaver    [TotalFark]  
There is not a goddamn thing frivolous about beer, in almost any regard.

/skol!

04 Nov 2012 04:00 PM
Dimensio    [TotalFark]  
The list has "failed" due to the omission of Citizens for Undead Rights and Equality.

04 Nov 2012 04:07 PM
TeddyBallGame    [TotalFark]  
Rhode Island has hosted The Cool Moose party for years. Its sole mission is to abolish the office of LT. Governor.

04 Nov 2012 04:14 PM
DrSkanky     
Best policies eva: http://www.statemaster.com/encyclopedi a/McGillicuddy-Serious-Party#McG illicuddy_policies

04 Nov 2012 04:16 PM
JudgeMuttonChops     
Australia had a "Three Day Weekend" party at some point, if I recall

04 Nov 2012 04:35 PM
cowgirl toffee     
I have seen my hedgie do many things, but he has not been drunk.

But... tonight, Quillen is getting a big 'ol shot of gin to go with his apple slices. :D

04 Nov 2012 05:10 PM
Fark Rye For Many Whores     
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04 Nov 2012 05:23 PM
WhippingBoy     
They make more political sense than the green party...

/just sayin'

04 Nov 2012 06:49 PM
sunsawed     
Tarquin Fim Bim Lim Bim Wim Bim Bus Stop F'tang-F'tang Ole Biscuit Barrel approves.

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04 Nov 2012 07:35 PM
tom servo bit me     

Fark Rye For Many Whores: [www.moderndrunkardmagazine.com image 250x314][beerstreetjournal.com image 310x231][socalledexpert.files.wordpres s.com image 425x267]


Two of those three photos are real!

04 Nov 2012 08:43 PM
jigger     

Neumahn: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 620x642]


It really is great rum.

04 Nov 2012 09:54 PM
buserror     
Appropriately enough, right at the top of that list I see an ad saying "Mitt Romney for President" (though it was under the Australia section for some reason).

05 Nov 2012 12:23 AM
unchellmatt     

sunsawed: Tarquin Fim Bim Lim Bim Wim Bim Bus Stop F'tang-F'tang Ole Biscuit Barrel approves.

[profile.ak.fbcdn.net image 200x154]


That's actually how we started and registered the Silly Party (Hack Patooey, the mind behind "Give Joe The Bird", was the one to actually register the domain SillyParty). The discussion was over what the longest possible email address name could be (64 characters before the @), and things sort of degenerated from there.

05 Nov 2012 07:19 AM
spawn73    [TotalFark]  
The Union of Conscientiously Work-Shy Elements in Denmark actually got elected to the Danish parliament.

Of their election promises:

- Tail winds on all cycle paths
- Better weather
- Better Christmas presents
- Less sex in school staff rooms (withdrawn during the campaign - he said it had been brought to his attention that sex in the staff room was a long-established privilege for teachers and as such could not be abolished)
- More whales in the fjord of Randers
- The right to impotency
- More pieces of Renaissance furniture in IKEA
- 8 hours of spare time, 8 hours of rest, 8 hours of sleep
- Nutella in army field rations
- The placing of a public toilet in the park in Aarhus where he after each election spent his state party funding on serving beer and sausages to his voters.
- More bread for the ducks in parks


The last three was actually fullfilled!

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_ Conscientiously_Work-Shy_Element s

05 Nov 2012 09:20 AM
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