As reported on his Facebook page earlier this week, the Libertarian Party’s 2008 vice presidential nominee Wayne Allyn Root was to lead a Blue Lives Matter rally this Saturday in Las Vegas. However, Root has since postponed the event due to safety concerns.
White nationalist Billy Roper, former member of the National Alliance, founder of the now-defunct White Revolution, and current coordinator of The Shieldwall Network, defended 2020 Reform Party presidential candidate Joe Wendt, who represented Roper in Roper’s 2012 campaign for the Boston Tea Party’s (BTP) presidential nomination. Wendt has given various excuses for his participation in Roper’s campaign: claiming it was someone else with a similar name, that he had been hacked, that he was pulling a prank on the BTP, a prank on Roper, a practical joke, and, most recently, that he had simply made a mistake,
Before seeking the nomination, Roper’s far right activities and views were well publicized. … Read more ...
From Kevin MacDonald at American Freedom Party website:
The case of Rachel Dolezal, the “trans-Black” who is the head of an NAACP chapter and has apparently reported false “hate-crimes” is all over the Internet. It’s hard to know if this is just a case of rent-seeking by someone taking advantage of Black privilege or a case of someone who really does identify as a Black person.… Read more ...
The following letter to NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), President Benjamin Todd Jealous, was released by the Gary Johnson 2012 campaign earlier today.
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June 27, 2012
Mr. Benjamin Todd Jealous
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Dear Mr. Jealous:
The NAACPs tradition of inviting presidential candidates to address your annual conventions every four years is a proud one and one that has come to be a key opportunity for candidates to outline their positions, their credentials, and their hopes regarding the issues of the day.
From the Item:
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In the race for governor, Green Party candidate Morgan Reeves and Fred Sheheen, the father of Democratic nominee Vincent Sheheen, were present.
Green Party candidate Tom Clements was the only candidate for the U.S. Senate present. He is running to unseat incumbent Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C…
Reeves pushed for year-round schooling, emphasizing the importance of ethanol plants and establishing a statewide high-speed rail system.
Libertarian in first U.S. Senate campaign debate
by Brian Irving
Raleigh Libertarian Examiner
In what may be a first for North Carolina politics, the first debate of the 2010 U.S. Senate election will include all ballot qualified candidates. The N.C. Bar Association is sponsoring a debate in Wilmington tomorrow which will include Libertarian Mike Beitler, incumbent Republican Richard Burr and Democrat Elaine Marshall.… Read more ...