Tag Archives: Cody Quirk

American Third Party Report now under new management


American Third Party Report is now under new management. The website, founded on July 16, 2016, has undergone a new graphic redesign and ownership has been transferred to new hands:


American Third Party Report has been one of the leading websites for news and varying commentaries that relate to minor/alternative political parties and independents since 2014.… Read more ...

Cody Quirk: Coming Out As Libertarian


by Cody Quirk (American Third Party Report, September 6th, 2016):

This editorial has been long overdue for those that have followed, or paid close attention to my political progression over the past 4 years, of which has changed a bit drastically since our last presidential election. This editorial, in addition, will also serve somewhat as an apology to several Libertarian bloggers and commentators that I have argued and spared with online in the past over ideology, the U.S.… Read more ...

Darrell Castle may not appear on the Idaho ballot; Constitution Party of Idaho writes: ‘In Progress…until when?’

Richard Winger of Ballot Access News reported the following on August 10th, 2016:

On August 3, the Idaho Secretary of State wrote a letter to Darrell Castle, saying the office believes he is circulating an independent presidential petition, and warning him that if he submits the required 1,000 signatures by the August 24 deadline, the office will reject it because sec.

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Constitution Party of Idaho: ‘Albatross’


Published on the Constitution Party of Idaho’s website on July 25th, 2016 (via Cody Quirk at ATPR)

The Federalist put up an article on June 8, citing former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman. She has “never seen such a confluence of auspicious opportunity” for an independent presidential candidate.

Whitman is a board member of an organization called Better For America (BFA), which is, according to The Federalist- “dedicated to offering a viable independent candidate for president”.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Idaho: ‘Whose fault?’

 Whose fault?Published on the Constitution Party of Idaho’s website on July 18th, 2016 (Via Cody Quirk at ATPR yesterday)

In difficult circumstances, we admit to a fault—often we resort to Scriptures for guidance. The certification of a presidential candidate for the printed ballot of the Constitution Party of Idaho is just such a circumstance.… Read more ...

Cody Quirk: No, Darrell Castle Is Not More Libertarian Than Gary Johnson


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The following article was originally published earlier today at American Third Party Report:

by Cody Quirk

An interview with Constitution Party presidential candidate, Darrell Castle, seems to have much of the minor-party blogosphere up in debate and argument over Mr. Castle’s claim that he is more libertarian then Libertarian Party presidential candidate, Gary Johnson.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Idaho: ‘Puzzled?’

Puzzled?Posted on the Constitution Party of Idaho’s website on June 6th, 2016 (via Cody Quirk at ATPR)

Well, on the national news front, our friends atNewsmax.com report violent crimes are beginning to spike in America. Homicides, rapes, robberies are on the rise in major U.S. cities. Most notably Chicago and Los Angles.… Read more ...

Cody Quirk: Unprincipled Politics in the Constitution Party? Leaked Emails Detail Possible Unethical Conduct & Bias during the CP’s 2016 Presidential Nomination Contest


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by Cody Quirk (American Third Party Report, May 30th, 2016):

The current flash point between the Idaho Constitution Party and its national affiliate over the fallout from the CP’s recent national convention in Salt Lake City Utah continues, as this author received several forwarded emails from the State Chairman of the Idaho affiliate of the CP- Floyd W.… Read more ...

Cody Quirk: Why I Failed To Unite the ‘Constitutional Right’

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This was sent to me from the author for publication here.

Why I failed to Unite the ‘Constitutional Right’

July 23, 2014 

by Cody Quirk

Sadly, as the title implies, this is going to be my last editorial on this subject for years to come, and for good reason.

I was not the first to attempt this great feat in American minor-party politics, though I certainly got farther then most of the previous attempts, and yet for several important reasons; I have failed to unify the ‘right-wing’ (or as some may call the “far-right”) of the minor-party spectrum.… Read more ...

Cody Quirk: Reflections on the Growth and Virtues of the National IAP

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This was sent to me by the author for posting here on IPR. It was originally posted at Hammer of Truth .

by Cody Quirk

As of a few weeks ago, the Utah affiliate of the National Independent American Party has finally got on the ballot — joining the other state affiliates in New Mexico, Arizona, and Oregon, on their respective state ballots, and are now looking forward to fielding sincere and principled candidates for the 2014 elections this year.… Read more ...

Independent American Party to hold special convention

Saturday, January 18th, 2014, the National Independent American Party will hold a special Organizational Convention at the American Heritage Academy in Las Vegas (Henderson), Nevada.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.

The various national and state constitutionalist & principled-conservative parties, including the California American Independent Party, the National American Party, the America First Party, the state/national leaders of the Constitution Party, and other like-minded parties and patriots are cordially invited to attend our convention as observers, but are also invited to become voting delegates and even consider affiliation with the National IAP, if they so request beforehand.… Read more ...

Clarion Call to Unite Committee (CCTUC) Meeting Report for September 14th, 2013

From CCTUC.com:

The Clarion Call To Unite Committee hosted a conference call on Saturday, September 14th, at 10:00 am (PST); I (Cody Quirk), Kelly Gneiting, Jared Beck, and Jack Brown of the National Independent American Party (the Oregon CP recently affiliated with the National IAP), and Markham Robinson, Mark Seidenberg, and Wiley Drake of the California American Independent Party, participated on the call.… Read more ...