Tag Archives: George Floyd

Constitution Party: The George Floyd Tragedy

The Constitution Party sent the following statement to subscribers today including a fundraising pitch and update on ballot access from the current chairman Frank Fluckiger as well as a statement from presidential nominee Don Blankenship on the killing of George Floyd

The news media has been replete with articles and comments regarding the inexcusable murder of George Floyd of Minneapolis.… 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 ...

Ralph Nader: Moving Street Protests from Futility to Utility

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 Wednesday on his website Nader.org. 

The nationwide street protests following the gruesome murder of George Floyd, who was pinned to the ground and choked by a Minneapolis police officer and three accomplices, were spontaneous and diverse.… Read more ...

Green Party of New York City: On the Response to Black Lives Matter Protests

The Green Party of New York City sent out the following press release today concerning to the city of New York’s response to the Black Lives Matter protests in the aftermath of the Minneapolis Police Department’s suffocation killing of George Floyd.

The Green Parties of Brooklyn, the Bronx, and New York counties strongly condemn the violence perpetrated by the New York Police Department (NYPD) during the past week of protests in the five boroughs of New York City, as protesters voiced their outrage over the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.… 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 ...

Jim Rex: Statement from the Alliance Party ‘Together, We Can Do This’

Alliance Party national chairman Jim Rex sent out the following statement today on George Floyd, an African American who died as a Minneapolis police officer restrained him with a knee on the back of his neck. 

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of George Floyd. As a Nation we mourn this tragic and indefensible loss of life and realize we must all allow this moment to be an opportunity to look more deeply at ourselves and into the soul of this nation.… Read more ...

Pat Buchanan: Assaulted and Vilified, the Cops Save the Cities

Patrick J. Buchanan was the Reform Party’s 2000 presidential nominee.  He is a leader of the paleoconservative movement that prefaced the creation of the Constitution Party and other smaller right wing parties.  Buchanan published the following editorial today on his official website Buchanan.org:

On the fifth night of rioting, looting and arson in Minneapolis, the criminal elements were driven from the streets.… Read more ...

Green Party National Black Caucus Statement on the Death of George Floyd

The National Black Caucus of the Green Party today released the following statement about George Floyd, who suffocated to death as Minneapolis police officers held him down during an arrest.

Green Party US National Black Caucus Demands Accountability, Structural Changes to Save Black and Brown Lives From Police Brutality

 

Green Party National Co-Chair Trahern Crews Part of Community Response in Minneapolis

On Tuesday, May 25th Officer Derek Chauvin forced his knee on the neck of George Floyd for eight grueling, life-taking minutes until he died — as Officer Tou Thao looked on.… Read more ...