Category Archives: Independents

Ralph Nader: Donald Trump, Resign Now for America’s Sake

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. 

Where are the calls for Trump’s resignation?… Read more ...

This weekend: Libertarian Party to be first party on the ballot in most states to hold virtual convention for presidential nomination

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Jim Galloway, political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the 19th most popular news website in the country, wrote the following opinion piece on the upcoming Libertarian Party national convention on May 19, 2020:

Over the weekend, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan decided that he wouldn’t make a run for president under the Libertarian Party banner after all.

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IPR celebrates its 12th year combating the duopoly

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12 years ago today, the Independent Political Report first went online to fill in the void that the demise of Third Party Watch brought. In its dozen year existence it has served as a hub for Third Party Politicians and activists across the political spectrum to combat the Two Party Duopoly of the United States in it’s own unique way.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Trump Letting Big Corporations Get Away with Whatever They Want

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. 

Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has allowed large corporations to run rampant, exploit people, and get away with it.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: We Honor What We Value – Entertainers Over Saviors

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. 

“We honor what we value,” goes the old saying.… Read more ...

Mark Cuban Tweets Justin Amash about Center for Competitive Democracy

Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of the ABC show Shark Tank, tweeted 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Justin Amash yesterday about an organization Cuban funds called the Center for Competitive Democracy:

Check out competitivedemocracy.org it’s an organization I fund to help candidates get on ballots.

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President Trump Tweets about Justin Amash Presidential Campaign Announcement

President Donald Trump tweeted yesterday about Independent Congressman Justin Amash’s announcement that he would launch an exploratory committee to determine whether to seek the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.

In response to Never Trumper Rick Wilson’s Tweet linking to former Congressman Joe Walsh’s Washington Post editorial arguing Amash’s candidacy would help Trump win re-election, the President wrote:

No, I think Amash would make a wonderful candidate, especially since he is way behind in his district and has no chance of maintaining his Congressional seat.

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Reason Publishes Article from Libertarian Primary Opponent of ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic

Last week Reason featured an article from a Libertarian Party primary opponent of imprisoned zookeeper Joe Exotic, subject of the popular Netflix series Tiger King.  In 2018, Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage (né Schreibvogel), sought the Libertarian Party nomination for Governor of Oklahoma.  He came in third place behind the victor Chris Powell and the second place finisher Rex Lawhorn. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader: The Uplifting Magic of Mother’s Day in These Perilous Days

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

As Mother’s Day approaches, the celebration of our Mothers is overshadowed by the mounting Covid-19 casualties.… Read more ...

2020 Alliance Party Presidential Nomination Convention

The livestream has now concluded.

The Alliance Party is currently holding its first presidential nomination convention live on YouTube.  It is considering nominating a ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for President and historian Darcy Richardson for Vice President.  2014 independent U.S. Senate candidate and 2018 gubernatorial candidate Greg Orman of Kansas is the keynote speaker.… Read more ...

Bill Still Calls for Pardon of Roger Stone

On the April 22 episode of The Still Report, the popular YouTube channel of 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bill Still, Still urged viewers to sign a petition for President Donald Trump to pardon political operative Roger Stone.  Stone, 67, once a member of the Libertarian Party, was found guilty of false statements, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Stopping Trump’s Demonic Reversals of the Long-term Benefits of the First Earth Day April 22, 1970

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

Earth Day, April 22, 1970 was the most consequential demonstration of civic energy in modern American history.… Read more ...