By Darcy Richardson, UncoveredPolitics.com, September 6th, 2016:
ORLANDO — Fresh from a 61,000-vote showing in last week’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Florida, the colorful “Rocky” Roque De La Fuente has turned his attention to his fledgling third-party bid for the White House — a contest in which the determined political outsider hopes to find himself on the ballot in as many as twenty-five states in November.… Read more ...
William Saturn is an IPR contributor. He wrote the following article for Wikinews and republished it on his blog, The Saturnalian, on August 29th, 2016:
The following is adapted from the July 2016 edition of the Wikinews series On the campaign trail.
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“[T]here was and is a party that was opposed to NAFTA, CAFTA, the WTO and other unfair trade agreements and which is still deeply committed to the Hamiltonian idea of protecting U.S.
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Darcy Richardson, a political historian and IPR contributor who recently sought the Reform Party’s presidential nomination, was interviewed by the Ric Bratton of TWIA (This Week in America) regarding third party influence in this year’s presidential election. Richardson mentioned that he believes there is a possibility Jill Stein will earn a vote total ten times higher than she received during her 2012 run and possibly even eclipse Gary Johnson for the coveted third place spot this year.… Read more ...
On July 30th, 2016, Richard Winger of Ballot Access News reported that the delegates at the Reform Party’s national convention in Bohemia, New York voted to postpone the selection of the party’s presidential nominee to August 8th. When asked for comment, outgoing Reform Party chairman David Collison responded with the following statement:
David Collison here, outgoing Chairman of the Reform Party National Committee. … Read more ...
Dan Phillips, also known as Red Phillips, is a longtime IPR contributor. He published the following article today at EconomicPopulist.org:
Recently I wrote an article regarding Darcy Richardson’s candidacy for the Reform Party nomination. Well a funny thing happened at the Reform Party Convention last weekend. Instead of picking a nominee, they postpone the decision until 8 Aug.… Read more ...
Richard Winger of Ballot Access News reported the following today:
The Reform Party national convention of July 30 has voted to postpone the choice of a presidential nominee until August 8. The party is likely to nominate the presidential candidate who has qualified for the most state ballots by then.
Even though the new national chair of the Reform Party (effective January 1, 2017) is from New York, it appears the ballot-qualified Reform Party of New York will not place the nominee chosen by the national convention on the New York ballot.
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Dan Phillips, also known as Red Phillips, is an IPR contributor. He published the following article regarding Darcy Richardson, a candidate for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination, on EconomicPopulist.org on July 29th, 2016:
I recently became aware that Darcy G. Richardson is seeking the Presidential nomination of the Reform Party. The Reform Party is holding its national convention starting today, 29 July through 31 July in Bohemia, New York.… Read more ...
Darcy G. Richardson is an IPR contributor, historian, author and activist. On July 22nd, 2016, he announced that he will be seeking the Reform Party’s presidential nomination, which will be decided July 29th-31st in Bohemia, New York. The following article was published on his campaign website:
As Alice famously said, things are getting “curiouser and curiouser.”
In a year of the “outsider,” it’s rather peculiar that the Libertarian Party — the country’s only nationally-organized third party expected to be on the ballot in all fifty states this autumn — is fielding a ticket comprised of two former Republican governors, neither of whom has had a negative word to say about presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.… Read more ...
Originally published at American Third Party Report:
IPR contributor and commentator Darcy G. Richardson will be seeking the Reform Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s national convention in Bohemia, New York, which will be held next week from July 29th-31st, this ATPR/IPR editor has learned.
In an an email sent today to this editor, Richardson said:
I’ll be seeking the Reform Party’s presidential nomination next weekend in Long Island.
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Published on Uncovered Politics on July 1, 2013
By Darcy G. Richardson
In keeping with the party’s longstanding opposition to U.S. imperialism and reckless military adventurism, the Peace & Freedom Party of Florida has joined more than 125 other organizations and individuals in endorsing the following joint statement and call for action issued by the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) and the United National Antiwar Committee (UNAC):
The White House’s June 13th announcement that it would begin directly supplying arms to the opposition in Syria is a dramatic escalation of the U.S./NATO war against that country.… Read more ...
By Darcy G. Richardson
Published June 2, 2013
Fred W. Halstead, the Socialist Workers Party candidate for president in 1968, died of liver cancer at his home in Los Angeles on this day in 1988. A longtime civil rights activist and prominent leader in the antiwar movement during the war in Vietnam, Halstead was 61 years old.… Read more ...
Via email, from someone in a good position to know:
A little bird tells me that two IPR folks just signed on to the
Roseanne Barr/Cindy Sheehan/Peace and Freedom Party presidential
campaign — Darcy Richardson as campaign manager and Tom Knapp as
Some discussion of this has already been taking place in comments on this unrelated thread on IPR.… Read more ...