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Ten Years After: The Speech

Ten years ago today, a little known councilman from the village of Minerva (Ohio), Phil Davison, addressed his local Republican Party executive committee to seek its nomination for county treasurer.  He did not win the nomination, but his passionate speech went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and attaining mainstream media coverage. … Read more ...

AIP Nominates Rocky De La Fuente/Kanye West Ticket; Darcy Richardson Responds

Earlier today the California ballot-qualified American Independent Party (AIP) nominated Reform Party and Alliance Party presidential nominee Rocky De La Fuente for president and rapper Kanye West for vice president.  According to Ballot Access News, the decision was unanimous save for one abstention among twenty delegates.   Even though Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins had won the party’s nonbinding presidential primary in March, De La Fuente, who finished second in the primary, paid AIP vice chairman Mark Seidenberg cash, according to FEC records, which likely improved his chances of winning the nomination.… Read more ...

Trump Denies Asking Republicans to Help Kanye West Attain Ballot Access

During today’s White House News Conference, President Donald Trump was asked whether he advised Republican officials to assist rapper Kanye West in attaining ballot access in certain states.  Trump denied any involvement or knowledge of West’s ballot access efforts but appeared interested in the outcome.

Trump spoke highly of West and West’s wife Kim Kardashian, who has worked with Trump on criminal justice reform and granting clemency to those serving excessive prison sentences. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader: The Enduring Case for Demanding Trump’s Resignation

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. 

Today’s New York Times headline boldly exclaimed, “PRESIDENT IS ‘NOT ABOVE THE LAW,’ JUSTICES DECIDE.”… Read more ...

Kanye West Names Running Mate, Introduces the Birthday Party

During an interview today with Forbes, rapper Kanye West says the political party for his 2020 presidential bid is the “Birthday Party.”  He reveals little known Wyoming preacher Michelle Tidball as his running mate.  In addition, he details his generally right wing political views and lists his wife Kim Kardashian and billionaire Elon Musk as his campaign advisers.… Read more ...

Is Kanye West Really Running an Indy Campaign for President?

Rapper Kanye West announced on Twitter yesterday that he is running for president, using the hashtag #2020Vision:

Billionaire Elon Musk tweeted his approval:

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Ralph Nader: Trump and Pence – Step Aside for Professional Pandemic Scientists and Managers

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. 

Major changes in society can be accomplished by a fast-emerging, broad-based civic jolt so obvious and persuasive that it overwhelms the entrenched powers.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Congress Must Hold President Trump Accountable!

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. 

Here is an abridged version of a letter sent on June 22, 2020, by me and two constitutional law experts Bruce Fein and Lou Fisher, to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerald Nadler, and the Committee’s Vice Chairman, Jamie Raskin.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Here is What I am Fighting for

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent the following fundraising pitch today to her email subscribers:

Over the past week I’ve been asked several questions from both Republicans and Democrats regarding where I stand on the issues.

Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s records of policy failures, racism, and inappropriate behavior are making many traditional voters reconsider who they will cast their ballot for.… Read more ...

Cynthia McKinney Pens Two Open Letters to President Trump

Cynthia McKinney, the former Democratic congresswoman who ran for president as the Green Party nominee in 2008 and who has since joined the Libertarian Party, penned two open letters to President Donald Trump dated yesterday and today.  The letters, which McKinney posted on her official website, present a path forward for President Trump to earn the support of African Americans like McKinney.… Read more ...

Reform Party of Virginia: It is Time for Action

The Reform Party of Virginia posted the following press release last week in response to the protests of law enforcement in light of the Minneapolis Police Department’s suffocation killing of George Floyd: 

Reform Party of Virginia calls on President, House and Senate leaders of both parties to take action, and a national conference of minority leaders and government to be held.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: Prelude to Martial Law

Chuck Baldwin, the 2004 vice presidential nominee and 2008 presidential nominee of the Constitution Party, published the editorial below last Thursday:  

On the heels of government lockdowns of almost the entire country over the coronavirus, we are now witnessing nationwide riots over a Minneapolis policeman’s murder of George Floyd—and, predictably, Donald Trump is threatening to invoke the Insurrection Act and turn the U.S.… Read more ...