Tag Archives: Wikinews

Wikinews Interviews Five 2020 Presidential Candidates

This past month, for Wikinews, I conducted interviews with five 2020 third party presidential candidates:

  1. Constitution Party presidential nominee Don Blankenship (link)
  2. Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins (link)
  3. Unity Party of America presidential nominee Bill Hammons (link)
  4. Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen (link)
  5. American Solidarity Party presidential nominee Brian Carroll (link)

 

Similar questions were asked to each candidate, enabling the following comparison of answers:

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Wikinews Interviews Three Additional Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the July 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published yesterday, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were teacher Amar Patel of the American Solidarity Party, filmmaker John de Graaf of the Bread and Roses Party, engineer Eric Bodenstab of the Unity Party.… Read more ...

Wikinews Interviews Three More Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the June 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published yesterday, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were Prohibition Party of Georgia chairman Billy Joe Parker of the Prohibition Party, historian Darcy Richardson of the Reform, Natural Law, Alliance, and American Delta parties, and educator Tiara Lusk of the Life and Liberty Party.… Read more ...

Wikinews Interviews Three Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the May 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published last week, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were Michigan Taxpayers Party chairman William Mohr of the Constitution Party, podcaster Spike Cohen of the Libertarian Party, and Angela Walker, the running mate of presumptive Green Party presidential nominee Howie Hawkins.… Read more ...

Adam Kokesh to Wikinews: ‘I Don’t Really Care if Someone in a Black Dress Calls my Policy Unconstitutional Because it is Unconstitutional’

Recently I conducted an interview for Wikinews with 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Adam Kokesh.

See an excerpt below:

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Kokesh: I joined the Libertarian Party first in my mind in high school because at some point I was given the choice between being a Republican or Democrat and thought, “Wait a second!
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Wikinews Publishes “Final Pleas” From Three Third Party Candidates

In the sixth and final edition of the monthly Wikinews series on the 2016 presidential election, three candidates not invited to Free & Equal’s 2016 presidential debate were provided an opportunity to write a final statement to voters.

Those making their final plea include: America’s Party nominee Tom Hoefling (who asked to use the same statement he made as a final plea as his party’s nominee in 2012); Socialist Party USA and Natural Law Party presidential nominee Mimi Soltysik, and former Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania Tax Assessor James Hedges, nominee of the Prohibition Party.… Read more ...

Short Wikinews Interview with Darryl Perry

As part of Wikinews’ monthly series on the 2016 presidential election, I briefly interviewed write-in presidential candidate Darryl Perry.

On September 29, writer and former 2016 Libertarian Party (LP) presidential candidate Darryl Perry, the newly-elected chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire (LPNH), announced the creation of a write-in campaign for president across several states.… Read more ...

William Saturn: Chronicle of the 2016 Reform Party Presidential Race

William Saturn is an IPR contributor. He wrote the following article for Wikinews and republished it on his blog, The Saturnalian, on August 29th, 2016:

The following is adapted from the July 2016 edition of the Wikinews series On the campaign trail.

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“[T]here was and is a party that was opposed to NAFTA, CAFTA, the WTO and other unfair trade agreements and which is still deeply committed to the Hamiltonian idea of protecting U.S.

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Wikinews: Interview with California American Independent Party Primary Winner

Originally published at Wikinews 

Though most of the media attention of the June 7 California primary focused on the Democratic and Republican races, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump winning each, respectively, the Peace and Freedom Party, the Green Party, the Libertarian Party, and the American Independent Party (AIP) all held primaries as well, owing to the fact that each has attained the status of political party in the state; a designation reserved for parties that can show they have registered members totaling greater than 0.33% of registered voters in the state, and maintained with either keeping registered voters at that percentage or holding 0.067% of registered voters while winning at least two percent of the vote in a statewide election.… Read more ...

Wikinews: Ex GOP Congressman Joins LP, Seeks VP, Then Leaves

Adapted from the Wikinews series On the campaign trail

As soon as Donald Trump secured the Republican presidential nomination, Libertarian Party (LP) membership applications doubled. Longtime Republican consultant Mary Matalin, former Massachusetts governor William Weld, and former Congressman Kerry Bentivolio of Michigan, were among those who left the GOP in May to find a new home in the LP.… Read more ...

Wikipedia Attacks IPR’s Credibility As A News Source

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From: Anonymous
Date: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 1:39 PM
Subject: Wikipedian attack on IPR credibility

To whom it may concern:If you know any Wikipedians, you probably should direct them to this page:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reliable_Sources/Noticeboard/Large_scale_clean-ups/independentpoliticalreport.comApparently, several Wikipedians have decided IPR is not a reliable source. 
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