Tag Archives: April Fool’s

Independent & Third Party Candidates Face New Burdens

Running for public office without the backing of a major political party can be difficult.  Not only must candidates negotiate strict ballot access requirements, low name recognition, and dismal fundraising, there are additional hurdles in today’s technologically advanced society.  As the following candidates demonstrate, independent & third party candidates must now deal with lustful Facebook followers, voyeuristic FBI agents, and even attacks from .… Read more ...

April Fools: Occupy Wall Street endorses Ron Paul for President

[This was originally posted on 4/1/12 in the spirit of April Fools fun. The NYCGA/OWS truly did post the announcement at their site as an April Fools joke.]

NYCGA.net is an official website of Occupy Wall Street. It is the site for the New York City General Assembly, who make decisions on the ground for Occupy Wall Street.… Read more ...

Wayne Root Buys Independent Political Report

A consortium headed by Wayne Root and Root Venture Capital (RVC) today announced its purchase of an additional 70% of Independent Political Report (IPR).

SEC filings declaring aquisition of a majority interest were filed today as well.

RVC Stock has been trading up 2 1/8 points on the news, and RVC is up 7/8.… Read more ...

President Obama, Congressional Leaders seek to ban all anti-war political parties

In a move few political pundits could have predicted, President Obama announced today a new initiative to outlaw all antiwar political parties in the United States. White House spokesperson April Odin announced that the White House is working with Senators McCain and Lieberman and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the historic enabling legislation, calling it “change you can believe in.” Odin told reporters, “we are at war, and criticizing the war effort is treason.… Read more ...

Former presidential candidate Mike Gravel running for office – in Korea

As the few stragglers left on Mike Gravel’s website have noticed, he has taken a strange interest in South Korea lately.  For those of you who don’t know, he ran as both a Democrat and Libertarian for president in 2008, and was a Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981.  Gravel apparently believes that it is going through some political events right now which may be a perfect opportunity to implement a national ballot initiative system there. … Read more ...