Author Archives: William Saturn

American Shopping Party Shopping for a Presidential Candidate, Favors Jason Momoa

A couple days ago, Ballot Access News reported that the American Shopping Party (ASP), which has ballot access in Hawaii, is considering nominating a presidential ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president and entertainer Kanye West for vice president.  This is the same ticket the American Independent Party (AIP) nominated for the California ballot last month. Read more ...

September 2020 Open Thread

This is the Open Thread for the month of September.

Please leave any tips, announcements, or others things below.

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Wikinews Interviews Three Additional Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the July 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published yesterday, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were teacher Amar Patel of the American Solidarity Party, filmmaker John de Graaf of the Bread and Roses Party, engineer Eric Bodenstab of the Unity Party.… Read more ...

Don Blankenship: Your Constitution Party Candidate for President (Campaign Update)

2020 Constitution Party presidential nominee Don Blankenship sent out the following campaign update last week:

Many Americans have learned that Democrats and Republicans legislate corruption into our laws and use that legalized corruption against American citizens.  They suppress our Constitutional rights to free speech, gun ownership, fair trials, and fair elections. … Read more ...

Vermin Supreme is Running for Senate

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate and judicial committee member Vermin Supreme announced he is waging a write-in campaign for US Senate in his homestate of Massachusetts.  He sent out the following press release today:

HEY KIDS! It’s ME…VERMIN SUPREME!!! and I’m here to let YOU know that I am running for US Senate in Massachusetts.

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AIP Nominates Rocky De La Fuente/Kanye West Ticket; Darcy Richardson Responds

Earlier today the California ballot-qualified American Independent Party (AIP) nominated Reform Party and Alliance Party presidential nominee Rocky De La Fuente for president and rapper Kanye West for vice president.  According to Ballot Access News, the decision was unanimous save for one abstention among twenty delegates.   Even though Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins had won the party’s nonbinding presidential primary in March, De La Fuente, who finished second in the primary, paid AIP vice chairman Mark Seidenberg cash, according to FEC records, which likely improved his chances of winning the nomination.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Needed: Indicators for Measuring Injustice and Societal Decay

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial today on his website Nader.org. 

Economic indicators – data points, trends, and micro-categories – are the widgets of the big information industry.… Read more ...

RFK Jr. Appears on Ron Paul Liberty Report

Environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (RFK Jr.), son of the assassinated Senator Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) and nephew of assassinated President John F. Kennedy (JFK), appeared on the Ron Paul Liberty Report today.  The host, former Congressman Ron Paul, identified himself as a libertarian during the show. Paul is a lifetime member of the Libertarian Party and was the party’s 1988 presidential nominee. … Read more ...

Constitution Party: Vermont and New Jersey Qualify for Ballot Access

The Constitution Party sent out the following press release yesterday to email subscribers concerning ballot access

With Covid 19 hampering our ballot access efforts, it has been a very challenging summer for the party. In spite of this, we have been pushing forward. Our newly elected and appointed regional chairmen have done a remarkable job in moving the ballot access effort forward.… Read more ...

John McAfee Says German Officials Arrested Him for Wearing Lace Thong as Mask

Tech multi-millionaire John McAfee, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination in 2016 and 2020 and founded the (now defunct) Cyber Party, claimed on Twitter yesterday that German officials arrested him because he would not replace the lace thong he wore as a mask.

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Jo Jorgensen: Here’s What I Think about Kamala Harris – Joe Biden Just Made a Fatal Campaign Mistake

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent the following message today to email subscribers concerning presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s decision to select Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate. 

Joe Biden is making the worst mistake of his Presidential campaign today.

Kamala Harris is officially his selection for Vice President.… Read more ...

Jade Simmons Campaign: Consistency Is Key

Independent presidential candidate Jade Simmons’ campaign team sent the following message yesterday to email subscribers encouraging them to contact Vanity Fair and Essence Magazine about Simmons’ 2020 presidential bid.  Simmons is a concert pianist who was Miss Illinois in 1999 and the first runner up in the 2000 Miss America pageant. Read more ...