Alan Keyes, 2008 Presidential candidate of America’s Independent Party, and himself a contender for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1996, 2000 and 2008, has a column at his blog Loyal to Liberty critiquing the 2012 Republican presidential field. Excerpt:
Back in 2008 we were supposed to believe Mitt Romney’s repeated declarations that he was pro-life and a staunch defender of the God endowed family.
The American Third Position Party, which promotes white nationalism, nominated a presidential ticket this past week. Independent film director Merlin Miller was selected as the presidential nominee, and professor Virginia Abernethy was chosen as his running mate.
Miller posted the following statement on the announcement:
America, the greatest nation ever conceived, is now on the precipice and needs her patriots to come to the rescue.
In his column today at LP.org blog, 2008 Libertarian Party VP candidate Wayne Root takes Republican presidential contenders Gingrich and Perry to task for their attacks on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital. Excerpt:
Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry need a lesson in capitalism from my father. Their attacks on Mitt Romney this week are not just disgusting and insulting, they are ignorant.
A couple of videos of news networks interviewing former NM Governor Gary Johnson after his switch from the race for the Republican presidential nomination to the Libertarian one:
Fox Business – Freedom Watch with Judge Andrew Napolitano:
As with Sunday’s appearance on MSNBC,in these interviews Johnson stresses socially liberal and anti-interventionist issues along with his fiscal conservatism, says he may take more votes from Obama than from the Republicans, and has good things to say about Ron Paul.… Read more ...
The News Star in Louisiana recently did a report on the registrants by party in Louisiana. The results were fascinating, turning up a total of 217 parties, 86 of which have only 1 member. Twelve of those registrants are members of the Jedi Party.
The state has a bunch of Bananas — well, 20 of them — registered as the Banana Party.