Based on party announcements, press releases and official platforms, Opposition News has compiled a list showing where each of America’s 16 opposition political parties stands on the Israel-Palestine issue.
Libertarian Party – neutral (non-intervention)
‘American foreign policy should seek an America at peace with the world. Our foreign policy should emphasize defense against attack from abroad and enhance the likelihood of peace by avoiding foreign entanglements.… Read more ...
Richard Winger reports on the Objectivist Party’s presidential and vice presidential nominations in 2012.
Sometime in 2010, at an event in St. Louis, the Objectivist Party nominated Thomas Stevens for President for the 2012 election. The 2012 vice-presidential nominee is Alden Link. The same pair ran in 2008, and received 755 votes in the entire nation.
On January 27, 2012, the Governing Board of the Objectivist Party accepted the resignation of Ronald S. Ramo as Treasurer of the Objectivist Party of New York and terminated his membership in the Objectivist Party.
Dallwyn Merck, a member of the Governing Board, commented on these actions as follows:
“Two incidents involving “conspicuous displays of ignorance” led to the Governing Board’s unanimous acceptance of the resignation of Ron Ramo as OPNY Treasurer.… Read more ...
I have terminated Dr. Tom Stevens as my Campaign Manager because of the direction my campaign was going, which was different from the direction I have intended. The material on bestiality published and emphasized by Dr.
On November 11, 2010, the Personal Freedom Party adopted the following Slogan:
Tell Your Children! Fight The Menace! Kill The Devil! Save The Country!
The phrase was used in the song “Reefer Madness” from Reefer Madness: The Musical, which is a musical satire of the 1938 cult movie classic Tell Your Children (now commonly referred to as Reefer Madness).
This year, 23 presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state. That is the highest in U.S. history except for 1992, when there were also 23. Generally there are more such candidates in periods of great public unhappiness.
Here is a list, with the predominant party label for each, and the percentage of the voters that will see their names on the ballot:
Florida’s Herald Tribune writes, “Getting on the ballot in Florida is a breeze for minor-party candidates. They just have to show their party held a national convention, reported the name of their nominee to the state by Sept. 1, and have at least 27 members.” While candidates like independent Ralph Nader and Libertarian Bob Barr “will be somewhat familiar,” there are also “candidates like Thomas Robert Stevens of the nine-month-old Objectivist Party and Charles Jay of the 500-member strong Boston Tea Party, made up of former Libertarians.… Read more ...
The November 2008 Colorado ballot will list 16 presidential candidates. This is the most crowded ballot in U.S. history for president at a general election. The previous record was 14, set in 1992 in three states (Iowa, Tennessee, and Wisconsin).
This year, it appeared that 18 candidates would be on in Colorado.