Category Archives: Independents

Ralph Nader: Corporatist Judge Barrett – Two More Senate Abstentions Needed to Stop Trump

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 last week on his website Nader.org. 

In a 1995 book review published in the University of Chicago Law Review, Elena Kagan (now Justice Kagan) wrote about judicial nominees avoiding disclosing their views on legal issues.… Read more ...

Free & Equal Elections: Information about Today’s Debate

Free & Equal Elections Foundation sent out the following presser yesterday advertising the debate taking place later today and how you can watch it.  Like the last debate, Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen will not participate.

This Saturday, October 24th at 6pm MT, Free & Equal presents our 3rd Open Presidential Debate of 2020.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Ginsburg Institute for Justice Needed for Our Depleted Democracy

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 last week on his website Nader.org. 

Jean Monnet – a founder of the European Union once said: “Nothing is possible without men, but nothing is lasting without institutions.”… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Why Do Americans Give Away So Much Control to Corporations?

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 last week on his website Nader.org. 

The American people own most of the wealth – private and public – and most of the information in the country.… Read more ...

Kanye West Urinates on Grammy Award

Earlier today, entertainer Kanye West, an independent candidate for president, urinated on a Grammy Award and posted a video of the act on his Twitter page.  It has quickly become the most trending topic on the site.

West, nominee and founder of the Birthday Party, is on the ballot in Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Minnesota, Iowa, and Vermont.… Read more ...

American Shopping Party Picks Brock Pierce as 2020 Presidential Nominee

The American Shopping Party, which has ballot access in Hawaii, nominated independent presidential candidate Brock Pierce for president and Karla Ballard for vice president, according to the Hawaii Office of Elections.

Pierce is a former child actor who has had success as cryptocurrency entrepreneur.

According to Wikipedia, the Pierce/Ballard ticket currently has ballot access in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York (Independence Party), Oklahoma, Utah, Vermont, Washington, D.C.,… Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dario Hunter and Mark Charles announce Running Mate Changes

In the remaining months of the campaign, progressive Independent candidates Dario Hunter and Mark Charles announce alterations to their presidential tickets.

Green Party turned Independent candidate Dario Hunter, who will be on the ballot in Colorado under the banner of the Progressive Party, has announced Penobscot Nation activist Dawn Neptune Adams will replace Darlene Elias as his running mate.… 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 ...

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 ...

Trump Denies Asking Republicans to Help Kanye West Attain Ballot Access

During today’s White House News Conference, President Donald Trump was asked whether he advised Republican officials to assist rapper Kanye West in attaining ballot access in certain states.  Trump denied any involvement or knowledge of West’s ballot access efforts but appeared interested in the outcome.

Trump spoke highly of West and West’s wife Kim Kardashian, who has worked with Trump on criminal justice reform and granting clemency to those serving excessive prison sentences. … Read more ...