by J.J. Summerell Chair, Libertarian Party of North Carolina
Just when it didn’t seem possible that North Carolina’s election laws could get more restrictive, the Republican majority has come up with a massive bill that would make it even harder for people to vote.… Read more ...
Free Patriot Press is pleased to announce the publication of “Duopoly: How the Republicrats Control the Electoral Process.”
Duopoly presents the history of the electoral system in the United States and explores the very real barriers faced by potential independent and “third-party” political candidates. Perry shows that the American system is rigged against voters and their rightful choices in favor of a two-party duopoly controlled by the Republican and Democratic parties, aka the Republicrats.… Read more ...
I’m a Clinton White House alum who had hoped President Obama could usher in the debate we need. It’s hardly all his fault that we’re not there, but I’m convinced the parties’ interest groups and “thought police” make real progress impossible without a new force that shakes things up.
Over the last few weeks, in opinion pieces for college and university newspapers across the country, students have stepped up their criticism of the reigning two-party state and duopoly system of government. AJ Warne writes for the Daily Athenaeum, out of West Virginia University, and argues that the “rise of a third (or fourth) party will better the political landscape.” An excerpt:
The United States is taking leaps and bounds toward a more effective and self-regulating political system even if it is going unnoticed.
Email from Darryl Perry, Chair, Boston Tea Party National Committee:
It’s that time again. The time that rolls around every two years; when men and women spend outrageous amounts of money telling us why they should be chosen to serve in Congress. They say outrageous things to “scare” you into believing that their opponent is either the devil-incarnate or the rebirth of Hitler, Stalin or any other number of bad “rulers” from times past.… Read more ...
Former governor Jesse Ventura has been making the rounds on the various talk shows, promoting his new book. On Fox & Friends, the one-time pro-wrestler did not shy away from expressing his views on the Democratic-Republican two-party state. Transcribed from the video below:
Ventura: I’m concerned over these two parties because they don’t have the United States of America first, they have their party first.
Theresa Amato is a public interest lawyer and was national campaign manager and in-house counsel for Ralph Nader in 2000 and 2004. She, is a graduate of Harvard College and NYU Law, a former Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School and an Institute of Politics Fellow at the Kennedy School.