Tag Archives: Cynthia McKinney

Robert David Steele Seeking Libertarian Presidential Nomination, Wants to Create Coalition to End “Two Party Tyranny”

Robert David Steele

From Libertarian Party presidential hopeful Robert David Steele in a letter to fellow IPR contributor Paulie Frankel:

I am running as a candidate for the LP nomination at the same time that Cynthia McKinney may be running for the Green nomination, with the intent of showing all small parties and the Independents how they can come together now, in 2015, to demand passage of the Electoral Reform Act of 2015 in time to elect a coalition cabinet that opens the floodgates for small party and independent candidates at all levels and especially into Congress.… Read more ...

Atlanta Music Liberty Fest Planned for April, To Include Several Third Party Figures

The following was originally posted at Cody Quirk’s blog, Independent and Third Party News and Views (ITPNV).

Atlanta Music Liberty Fest

“Liberty Train” founders Barbie Dunn and Dan Hagen are at it again! After their successful Music City liberty Fest on Nov 3rd, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee, they have planned the Atlanta Music Liberty Fest for April 6th, 2013 to be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Center Stage Theater.… Read more ...

Cynthia McKinney to Run for Congress as a Green

Below is a press release from the National Green Party. Note it quotes Richard Winger regarding Georgia’s onerous ballot access requirements.

Georgia Greens Welcome McKinney’s Entry to Race
Green Party to meet in Nominating Convention June 2nd

Following weeks of rumors and media reports about her intentions,
Stone Mountain, Georgia resident Cynthia McKinney, a six term member
of the U.S.… Read more ...

Cynthia McKinney to Run for Her Old Congressional Seat

Cynthia McKinney is a former Democratic Congresswoman from Georgia who switched to the Green Party and ran for President in 2008. Now, according to this article, McKinney is intent on getting back to Congress, this time as a Green.

Since February she has made a few public appearances in her old district but stayed low key with her plans.

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Cynthia McKinney Running for Congress as a Green?

Full story at Green Party Watch: here.

Cynthia McKinney Running for Congress as a Green?
by Ron Hardy/April 2, 2012

According to Atlanta Progressive News, Cynthia McKinney will be attempting to get on the ballot for the House of Representatives in her Atlanta district where she previously served 6 terms as a Democrat.

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2008 GP Prez Candidate writes about Trayvon Martin and the international struggle against US lawlessness

An e-mail statement from
Cynthia McKinney
March 31, 2012

The U.S. Tolerates Domestic Extra-Judicial Killings, Persecution, Racial Discrimination, and Genocide: Justice for Trayvon Martin Also Means Joining the International Struggle Against U.S. Lawlessness

As a mother of a young Black man whom I pray for nightly and worry daily about his life being violently ended senselessly either by someone marginalized by the unjust social structure of U.S.… Read more ...

Update on Candidates for the Green Party Presidential Nomination

Green Party Watch held a presidential poll with the following results:

1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson

GPW reports that Roseanne Barr is very active on Twitter, and had tweeted a challenge to Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to have both herself and Jill Stein on their programs.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: ‘Newt Gingrich? Really?’

From an article at Chuck Baldwin Live by 2008 Constitution Party Presidential Candidate Chuck Baldwin:

If one believes that the problem is out-of-control government trampling our Bill of Rights, Newt Gingrich is definitely not the solution. If one believes the problem is the lack of Christian morals among our civil magistrates, Newt Gingrich is definitely not the solution.

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Cynthia McKinney speaks about 9-11

Cynthia McKinney was a Democratic Congressperson, and later, a candidate for President of the United States as a member of the Green Party. Last week, Cynthia McKinney was part of a panel in Montreal, which discussed 9-11 and the political aftermath.

Full story and a photo at The Link news here
A Dark Decade
Conference Examines Post-9/11 Democracy
by Jacob Roberts / September 13, 2011

“Of course we were all afraid, and we didn’t know what had actually happened.

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A Third Party Take On News That Federal Reserve Gave Out Secret Loans

Kimberly Wilder writes: Below is an opinion piece I wrote for my family blog, onthewilderside. It has links to archival, third party discussion about the need to audit the Federal Reserve.

A fascinating piece at IBTimes. New information shows that in addition to the TARP funds and bank bailout that Americans know about, there were secret loans from the Federal Reserve to private banks.… Read more ...

Green Party activist and musician Jello Biafra’s letter announcing cancellation of show in Israel

As an addition to an earlier post about Cynthia McKinney’s and Jello Biafra’s actions in the Middle East, here is the full letter which Jello Biafra published announcing the cancellation of a concert in Israel:

Dear Friends,

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine are not going through with the July 2 date in Tel Aviv.… Read more ...

Are Cynthia McKinney and Jello Biafra, so-called ‘leading lights of the US Green Party,’ lending support to Middle Eastern tyranny?

The following is an excerpt from an interesting post on New Jewish Resistance, via a complementary post on California Greening, which calls for the Greens not to nominate anyone in 2012 who “align with the likes of Ahmadinejad, Qadaffi or Asad.”

Two leading lights of the US Green Party, Jello Biafra and Cynthia McKinney, have betrayed the party’s platform and values by loaning support to Israel and Qaddafi, respectively.

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