Author Archives: William Saturn

Augustus Sol Invictus Found Not Guilty

Last month, former Orange County (Florida) Libertarian Party chairman and attorney Augustus Sol Invictus, a widely-covered and controversial candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 U.S. Senate nomination in Florida, was found not guilty in a criminal trial for domestic violence.  A South Carolina jury came to the verdict after less than 30 minutes of deliberation. … Read more ...

Constitution Party: The Death of Roe

The Constitution Party sent the following to its email subscribers Thursday. It comes in response to the leaked initial draft of the majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito authored.  The opinion, which Politico published in full, finds Mississippi’s restrictive abortion law to be constitutional, overruling the precedent of the controversial 1973 Roe v.… Read more ...

Former AIP chairman Jim King Dies

Former American Independent Party (AIP) chairman Jim King of California died Friday April 29 at the age of 75.  King was chairman of the AIP from 2002 to 2004, vice chairman from 2004 to 2006, and a member of the Constitution Party National Committee from 2006 to 2008.

“He was an excellent Chairman,” writes former AIP vice chairman Don Grundmann, “and will be greatly missed.”… Read more ...

Prohibition Party Celebrates New Member from ‘Queer Community’

In the January-February-March 2022 edition of the Prohibition Party’s newsletter, the National Prohibitionist, the party introduced a new member: 27-year-old Zayne Chrisathemum.  The newsletter describes Chrisathemum as a member of the “queer community (his own preferred term).”  This community benefits from Prohibition, the Prohibitionist argues, because “[r]ecreational drugs and their attendant social problems are a particular scourge” of it.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: America Is Still Waiting for the Criminal Justice Reform that It Was Promised

The Libertarian Party released the following statement yesterday. Thank you to Paul Frankel for forwarding the statement to IPR.

Notably absent from President Biden’s State of the Union address was any sort of roadmap to meaningful criminal justice reform. He loudly promised Americans that he would drastically reduce the prison population and end the death penalty, but since he took office, he’s been eerily silent on the issue.… Read more ...

Press Release: Constitution Party Aims to Oust VP Cheney’s Daughter

The Constitution Party released the following statement Tuesday to its email subscribers urging its members to run for office and discussing the nomination for US Congress in Wyoming:

This is an exciting time, and it’s going to get even more interesting very soon!

Constitution Party members IN EVERY STATE are urged to run for office.… Read more ...

Constitution Party’s 2020 Vice Presidential Nominee Bill Mohr Dies

William “Bill” Mohr, chairman of the Michigan Taxpayers Party, member of the Constitution Party executive committee, and the 2020 vice presidential nominee of the Constitution Party died Thursday at the age of 62.  A cause of death has not been reported.

Here is his obituary, published January 16 through 18 in the Grand Rapids Press. … Read more ...

Constitution Party: When Will You Be Fully Vaccinated?

On Thursday the Constitution Party sent its email subscribers the following editorial from 2008 vice presidential nominee and 2016 presidential nominee Darrell Castle regarding the politics of the COVID-19 vaccine 

Are you fully vaccinated? If you answer “yes”; well, don’t be so sure because the definition is continually changing. If your answer is “no”, then when will you be fully vaccinated?… Read more ...

Alliance Party: 2021 – A Year in Review

The Alliance Party sent out the following release Friday reviewing the party’s activities during the year 2021.  The party previously sent out a monthly newsletter but I have not received it via email since June 2021.  Additionally, I previously placed the party in the IPR category Non-left/right parties, but this release specifically disavows that label. Read more ...

Constitution Party: A Christmas Message From Jim Clymer, National Chairman

Last week the Constitution Party sent out the following statement to its email subscribers.  The author is Jim Clymer, current chairman of the Constitution Party and its 2012 vice presidential nominee.

Despite my growing concern for America, the Christmas season reminds me of the countless blessings our Savior has bestowed upon our great country.… Read more ...

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Features Third Party Candidate Storyline

Last week on the season premiere of the hit FXX comedy It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the main characters reveal they supported a third party/independent candidate in the 2020 presidential election.  That candidate was rapper Kanye West of the Birthday Party.

The show, currently in its 15th season, follows a group of five dysfunctional adults who own and operate a pub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read more ...

Matthew McConaughey Fails to Launch

Actor and Austin-native Matthew McConaughey, who hinted about running as an Independent candidate for governor of Texas in 2022, has officially announced he will not run.  He posted the following video Sunday on his official Twitter account:

A November 9-16 poll from UT Tyler showed McConaughey, as an Independent, in second place with 27 percent in a three way race against incumbent governor Greg Abbott, who was in first place with 37 percent, and probable Democratic nominee Beto O’Rourke, who was third with 26 percent.… Read more ...