Tag Archives: NPR

Might Mitt Romney Be Drafted as an Independent Presidential Candidate?

Ballot Access News reports former George W. Bush chief media strategist Mark McKinnon proposed in an interview with NPR on Thursday that if the Republican Party nominates billionaire real estate magnate Donald Trump for president, establishment Republicans may seek to qualify for an independent presidential ticket with former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney as their nominee.… Read more ...

Mark McKinnon, Americans Elect supporter, on the radio advocating for third parties and electoral reform

On Philadelphia’s NPR station, WHYY, this morning, Daily Beast columnist, No Labels advocate, and former Bush Administration official Mark McKinnon advocated for a third party and electoral reform, specifically to the presidential selection process.  He particularly called for support of Americans Elect, while also calling more broadly for supporting third parties. … Read more ...

Nader says: PBS-NPR are leaning right

Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States as a Green Party candidate, and more recently, as an independent candidate. The following is a post from www.nader.org.

PBS-NPR-Leaning Right
Monday, March 14. 2011

The tumultuous managerial shakeup at National Public Radio headquarters for trivial verbal miscues once again has highlighted the ludicrous corporatist right-wing charge that public radio and public TV are replete with left-leaning or leftist programming.… Read more ...

PSL: ‘Corporate greed and racism created Arizona anti-immigrant law’

By: Frank Levine at PSLweb.org:

Private prison corporations sought increased profits for jailing allegedly undocumented immigrants

Arizona’s barbaric anti-immigration law SB 1070, now facing federal court challenges, was created to not only scapegoat immigrants, but also feed the boundless greed of capitalists. Private prison corporations and politicians worked hand in hand in the law’s creation as they drooled at the prospect of huge profits through the unjust detention of thousands of undocumented immigrants.… Read more ...

Wayne Root updates his election predictions, expects bigger gains for Republicans than he did before

Email from Wayne Root to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Obama Unhinged: Leftist Anger, Bitterness and Mental Breakdown Leads to Historic Landslide Defeat.

Las Vegas Oddsmaker Now Sees 60 to 70 Seat GOP Victory and Major Independent Gains too.

By Wayne Allyn Root, Best-Selling Author and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee

Think Reagan vs. Carter in 1980.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader on public radio in Philadelphia

I was listening to the radio last night and happened to catch Ralph Nader being interviewed on Radio Times, a locally broadcast show on WHYY, the Philadelphia NPR outlet.  The main topic was his new novel “Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!”, but he was talked about his regrets (the interviewer kept trying to get him to say he regretted running for president), ballot access, a new national third party, the Green Party, and many other topics that are relevant to third parties. … Read more ...

Socialist Presidential candidate Brian Moore interviewed in The New Republic

mailed to IPR by the Socialist campaign via contact.ipr@gmail.com

Excerpt of interview:

Barack Obama and John McCain have been called socialists for their support of the bailout. But Moore, the Socialist Party USA’s presidential nominee, really is one, and his feelings are hurt.

With all the accusations of socialism flying around, it seemed like a good time to check in with Brian Moore, the Socialist Party USA presidential nominee.

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Constitution Party Presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin on NPR

H/T Miller Politics via contact.ipr@gmail.com

Transcript and audio here.

The Rev. Chuck Baldwin calls the Federal Reserve Board a “fraudulent system.” Baldwin, the Constitution Party candidate for president, blames the current economic crisis on bankers and government that “repudiated sound money principles.”

The problem, Baldwin says, is that people have been spending more than they can afford.

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Cynthia McKinney interviewed on NPR

Green Party Presidential nominee Cynthia McKinney was interviewed today on National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation by host Neal Conan. During the interview Congresswoman McKinney was asked by Conan to explain where she differed from Ralph Nader.

When McKinney tried to explain that the foundation of the Green Party, the Four Pillars of social justice, grassroots democracy, non-violence and ecological wisdom and the continuation of that party on November 5th, Conan asked for specific policy differences between them.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader on NPR

On Saturday, independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader was interviewed on National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition. Last week, Libertarian candidate Bob Barr was on the show. You can listen to the interview here, and read part of the transcript below.

Weekend Edition Saturday, October 11, 2008 · Independent candidate Ralph Nader first came to national attention more than 40 years ago as a young lawyer taking on the U.S.

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