Glenn Beck says that he will likely vote for Gary Johnson

From Jeff 4 Justice at the No More 2 Party System YouTube channel, July 21st, 2016:

Media mogul Glenn Beck of the Blaze (http://www.theblaze.com/) reveals he’ll likely vote for Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson in the 2016 election. Beck also decries the 2 party system.

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In the shadow of Trump, David Duke announces run for U.S. Senate

(Originally published at the American Third Party Report earlier today):

Today, the 1988 presidential candidate of the Populist Party and internationally known white nationalist David Duke announced his candidacy for an open U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana as a Republican.

Duke, 66,  who was initially affiliated with the National Socialist White People’s Party  at the onset of what would become his lengthy political career, ran as the presidential nominee of the nationalist, Willis Carto founded Populist Party in the 1988 presidential election.… Read more ...

New poll shows that the military favors Gary Johnson over Clinton and Trump

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Originally published at American Third Party Report earlier today: 

According to a July 20th, 2016 article by Kristina Wong published at TheHill.com, a new non-scientific poll of active duty military service members, those serving in the military reserves, retired members of the military and former members of the military as well as their family members shows Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson as the preferred candidate of those who wear or have worn the uniform.

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Johnson Campaign Forms Libertarian Advisory Board

Following the July 17th meeting of the Libertarian National Committee in Las Vegas, the Gary Johnson for President campaign is forming an advisory board consisting of “a small group of high profile Libertarians,” according to Johnson staffer Steve Kerbel.

During a Q&A session with Johnson campaign manager Ron Nielson at last weekend’s LNC meeting, Region 1 LNC Representative (and fellow IPR editor) Caryn Ann Harlos and I both expressed concern over the campaign’s messaging and the need to ensure that Gary Johnson is hearing from libertarian advisors.… Read more ...

Dan Savage’s Misguided Hate for Third Parties

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Dan Savage delivered a misguided attack on Jill Stein and third parties on his podcast back in May. A few days ago a San Francisco attorney named Ray Everett posted a partial transcript of the podcast showing Sage’s rant and word has spread.

As owner of IPR I feel a need to respond to Savage’s idiotic comments.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: After US Airstrikes kill 73 in Syria, Time to End Military Assaults that Breed Terrorism

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Press release from Green presidential candidate Jill Stein, July 21st, 2016:

Once again our hearts are breaking – this time, with the tragic news of the deaths of at least 73 civilians, including 35 children, as a result of US airstrikes on the village of Tokkhar in Syria. This horrific attack, the deadliest assault on civilians in the military campaign against ISIS to date, happened because our military admittedly made a “mistake” in identifying these men, women, and children as Islamic State combatants.… Read more ...

Ivanka Trump Wins Reform Party Primary Election

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According to the New York City Board of Elections, businesswoman Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, won the Reform Party’s primary election for U.S. Congress in New York’s 12th Congressional District.

Trump received 2 write-in votes.  Three other candidates each received one.

The 12th District includes parts of Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.  … Read more ...

Prohibition Party: Relaxing the rules against use of recreational drugs

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ATPR: The following article, titled “Drug Legalization: Relaxing the rules against use of recreational drugs”, appeared in the April/May/June 2016 edition of the National Prohibitionist, the official newsletter of the Prohibition Party, America’s oldest continually existing third party since 1869. The full text of the article is below:

Legalization is often presented as a way to cut the cost of prisons, and it is an unfortunate fact that the “prison industry” has grown fat on the persecution of marijuana users.… Read more ...

Socialist Action launches first presidential ticket

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Jeff Mackler in New York City (Photo: Socialist Action)

From SocialistAction.org, June 23rd, 2016 (H/T Jeremy Siple):

Socialist Action is launching a national election campaign, with National Secretary Jeff Mackler as the party’s candidate for U.S. president, and Karen Schraufnagel as its candidate for vice president.

Jeff Mackler has spent a lifetime fighting for the working class and social justice.… Read more ...

Darrell Castle: Why I Am Running for President of the United States

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The following is the transcript of a podcast recorded by Constitution Party presidential nominee Darrell Castle and published on TheCastleReport.us on July 19th, 2016:

At this critical time in American history, Darrell Castle explains why he put aside his business and personal life to run for President and why he feels it is so important that he win. … Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: Why Hillary hates Citizens United

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Darryl W. Perry is a writer, regular co-host of the nationally syndicated Free Talk Live radio show and anarchist political activist living in New Hampshire. Perry, who currently serves as the vice-chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire, sought the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. The following was published onFPP.cc on July 17th, 2016:

Many people over the last 6 years have called for one of the most controversial and misunderstood Supreme Court decisions to be overturned.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson:”The GOP Is a Dying Party. That’s Why I’m Running Against Trump.”

As a former Republican, I’m shocked that the party of Abraham Lincoln is nominating a man with a vision of America that doesn’t even resemble that of the party I once knew. And his vice presidential pick, Mike Pence, who as governor of Indiana has left a record of division in his state only makes matters worse.Read more ...