Author Archives: William Saturn

Markham Robinson Dies at 77

According to Ballot Access News, former chairman of the American Independent Party (AIP) Markham Robinson has died of an unspecified illness. Robinson had been part of the leadership of the AIP since 2008 and is currently listed on the party website as Executive Committee chair. He was 77.

Robinson was active on Twitter under the name @BraveLad.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Inside Bezos – A Five-Year Old Boy – Outside, A Cunning Extraterrestrial Profiteer

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, sent the following fictional account last week to his e-mail subscribers.

Jeff Bezos touched down after his 10 minutes, 10 second vertical 66 mile zoom above Earth.… Read more ...

Richard Lamm Dies

Former Colorado governor Richard Lamm, who challenged Ross Perot for the 1996 Reform Party presidential nomination, died yesterday at the age of 85. According to Colorado Public Radio, Lamm died after suffering complications from a pulmonary embolism.

Lamm, who served as governor of Colorado for three terms (1975–1987) as a Democrat, sought the presidential nomination of the Reform Party after industrialist Ross Perot founded the party in 1995. … Read more ...

Constitution Party Update

The Constitution Party today sent the following update to its email subscribers.

National Committee meeting in Michigan

The Semi-Annual National Committee meeting of the Constitution Party was held in Corunna, Michigan, on April 23rd and 24th. It was well attended and the speakers delivered some very timely and powerful messages which were well received.… Read more ...

Alliance Party June 2021 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter earlier this month updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

“Own Your Future”

NEWSLETTER

June 2021

The past few months have been spent in research, polling, and focus groups. Now that we have laid out our strategy to be the party of the future, rather than of only the next election we are developing a marketing strategy to get the word out.

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Mike Gravel Dead at 91

Former Senator Mike Gravel of Alaska, a 2008 candidate for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination, has died at the age of 91, his namesake Gravel Institute reports:

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John McAfee Found Dead

Anti-virus entrepreneur John McAfee, a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination in 2016 and 2020 was found dead today in a Barcelona prison cell, Reuters reports.

The death comes after a Spanish court decided McAfee could be extradited to the US for tax evasion charges. Catalan officials claim the death was likely suicide.… Read more ...

Joe Bishop-Henchman to Resign as LNC Chairman

In a letter to members of the Libertarian National Committee, Chairman Joe Bishop-Henchman announced today he plans to resign as chair after a vote to disaffiliate the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire.  The move comes in light of Bishop-Henchman’s role in the New Hampshire party leadership purge reported here.

The letter reads:

Members of the Libertarian National Committee,

It has been 25 years since I first became involved in the Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

NH Libertarian Party Chairwoman Unilaterally Dissolves and Replaces Executive Committee, Bylaws

Concerned about the growing influence of the right libertarian Mises Caucus, New Hampshire Libertarian Party chairwoman Jilletta Jarvis yesterday took the unusual step of dissolving the state party’s duly elected executive committee and replacing it with members of her choosing.  She also threw out the existing party bylaws, drafted new bylaws, changed the password on social media accounts, and relocated party assets.… Read more ...

Alliance Party May 2021 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter earlier this month updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

The Alliance Party

“Own Your Future”

NEWSLETTER

May 2021

2022

In all that we are doing in targeting and rebranding we have the 2022 elections in our sight. We look to have a strategic plan to target specific seats in both the US House and in state legislatures while also encouraging folks to run for local offices.

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Buddy Roemer Has Died

Former Congressman and Louisiana governor Buddy Roemer, who sought the 2012 presidential nominations of Americans Elect and the Reform Party died today at the age of 77.  The cause of death has not yet been disclosed but Roemer had been in declining health in recent years, suffering a stroke in 2015.… Read more ...

Alliance Party April 2021 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter earlier this week updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

“Own Your Future”

NEWSLETTER

April 2021

A SWITCH AT THE TOP

Due to both personal and health reasons Darcy Richardson is unable to continue with the full duties as National Chair.… Read more ...