Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Liberty Union Party Nominates Gloria La Riva for President

As Ballot Access News reports, the newly- christened presidential nominee of the socialist Peace and Freedom Party and presidential nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), Gloria La Riva, received the presidential nomination of Vermont’s ballot qualified Liberty Union Party.

La Riva’s running mate Leonard Peltier was nominated for vice president. … Read more ...

Mike Gravel Turns 90

Former two term Senator Mike Gravel of Alaska turned 90 years old today.  Gravel unsuccessfully sought the Libertarian Party’s 2008 presidential nomination, losing to former Congressman Bob Barr at the National Convention.  Gravel remained with the party until 2010 when he rejoined the Democrats.

Prior to his Libertarian candidacy, Gravel ran for the Democratic Party’s 2008 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

Pat Buchanan: How Long Can Biden Stay in His Basement?

Patrick J. Buchanan was the Reform Party’s 2000 presidential nominee. He published the following editorial today on his official website Buchanan.org:

Where Barack Obama achieved notoriety for “leading from behind,” Joe Biden, these last two months, has been leading from the basement.

And, one must add, doing so quite successfully.

Since his rout of Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday, Biden has led President Donald Trump in every national poll and, lately, opened up a lead in Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Florida.… Read more ...

Vermin Supreme: Bernie Endorses Biden, Vermin Supreme Campaign Responds

2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Vermin Supreme sent out the following press release this morning.

The Future is Love

Good morning!  Today let’s address what’s happening in our world and our path towards the future.

Twenty-four hours ago, Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden for President of the United States.  For many of his supporters, this evokes mixed emotions; shock, dismay, and betrayal among them.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: The Week We Should Not Forget for Our Own Sake

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. 

Much happened this week and we can’t afford to ignore any of it.… Read more ...

Greens: Green Party Trends on Twitter, Sees Surge of Support, After Sanders Suspends Campaign

The Green Party put out the following release today after yesterday’s Twitter post addressed to supporters of Bernie Sanders, who had just dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, went viral. 

Yesterday was a busy day for us! We’d love to speak with you about what all of this means for the rest of the campaign year. … Read more ...

Statement: Dan Behrman vs. Bernie Sanders

Dan Behrman is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. He is best known for his large yellow hat with the slogan “Taxation is Theft.”  I’ve signed up to receive updates from each Libertarian presidential candidate and Behrman sends out more statements than any other.  Below is a statement he released yesterday about the issue of healthcare and the withdrawal of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders:

Radical Healthcare Reform

There were only two candidates on the entire 2020 presidential platform who were pushing for heavy healthcare reform.… Read more ...

Green Party Message to Bernie Sanders Supporters

The Green Party’s Twitter account sent out the following message to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders who today ended his campaign for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination:

Early in his political career, Sanders was a member of the Liberty Union Party in Vermont. He was elected Mayor of Burlington as an Independent in 1980, elected to the House of Representatives as an Independent in 1990, and elected to the US Senate as an Independent in 2006.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Trump Minimizing and Sugarcoating Coronavirus Perils

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

Donald Trump can’t fake his way through the coronavirus.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Trump vs. Sanders—Comparisons for Voters

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

It isn’t un-American for voters to do some homework before voting.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: Sanders Socialism Is The Same As Old Fashioned Liberalism

By Howie Hawkins

Give Bernie Sanders props for popularizing the term “socialism.” It used to be a conversation stopper. Now it is a conversation starter.

But Sanders isn’t helping the socialist cause by confusing it with the old New Deal liberalism of FDR. As Norman Thomas, the Socialist Party’s 1936 presidential candidate, famously quipped in a radio address, “Roosevelt did not carry out the Socialist platform unless he carried it out on a stretcher.”… Read more ...

Facing 2020 and Bernie 2.0: What the Greens Must Do

By Bruce Dixon

Four years ago this May I was the first to brand Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as 2016’s Democratic sheepdog candidate. As I explained then,

The sheepdog is a card the Democratic party plays every presidential primary season when there’s no White House Democrat running for re-election. The sheepdog is a presidential candidate running ostensibly to the left of the establishment Democrat to whom the billionaires will award the nomination.Read more ...