Category Archives: Constitution Party

Ballot access in the courts: decisions expected in AL, IL, MO, NM, and OH


from Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

In Alabama, U.S. District Court Judge Myron Thompson will decide Hall v Bennett. The issue is whether the state’s severe 3% petition requirement for independent candidates must be eased when special elections are called, given that the time frame to collect signatures in a special election is so much shorter than in a regular election.

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Opposition News: Media Sends Hillary Message with Jill Stein Coverage

Jill Stein announces her exploratory committee for President in 2016, as well as her campaign website Image courtesy of C-SPAN.

From Mark Wachtler at Opposition News:

The Green Party’s 2012 Presidential nominee, Dr. Jill Stein, broke the network black-out of opposition candidates four days ago when she held a press conference declaring that she had launched an exploratory committee for a 2016 Presidential bid.… Read more ...

Dan Phillips, MD: Why Is the Vaccination Debate So Toxic?


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February 12, 2015
By Dan Phillips, MD

The mandatory vs. voluntary vaccination debate is once again occupying a vastly disproportionate share of the media airwaves and social media bandwidth. A noteworthy aspect of this debate is that it cuts across traditional ideological lines and is often quite hostile.… Read more ...

Red Phillips Article on New American Eagle Party

From IPR Contributor Red Phillips at Conservative Heritage Times:

American Eagle Party Forms from the Remnants (?) of A3P/American Freedom Party

For those who are unaware, the American Third Position party was a pro-white third party that formed a few years back. I said at the time that that was a really bad choice for a name for a rightist American party and that it wouldn’t thrive.… Read more ...

Riley J. Hood: Time to Get Serious

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From Constitution Party of Wisconsin Chairman Riley J.Hood:

“Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end;” Psalms 7:9

By Riley J. Hood-CPoW State Chairman

Twelve people were murdered by two Muslims at the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a publication that printed cartoons depicting Muhammad. The two police officers assigned to protect editor and cartoonist Stephane Charbonnier intercepted the gunmen; both officers were shot, and one died at the scene.… Read more ...

NM Bill Would Move Petition Deadlines for Newly-Qualifying Parties & Independent Candidates from June to April

Nate Gentry

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

New Mexico Representative Nate Gentry (R-Bernalillo) has introduced HB 346. It would move the primary for president and all other office from June to March. Because New Mexico links petition deadlines for independent candidates and newly-qualifying parties to the primary date, the bill would automatically move those deadlines from late June to mid-April.… Read more ...

Should Vaccines Be Mandatory? Views from Alternate Party Members

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There was quite a response to my request for opinions regarding whether vaccines should be mandatory. I was a little surprised that the opinion from almost everyone I heard from was that vaccines were tremendously important, that every child should get them, but that getting the government involved to make them mandatory wasn’t a good idea.… Read more ...

Robert W. Peck: If the Republicans Nominate a Conservative in 2016, Will the Constitution Party Still Run a Presidential Nominee?

From the Constitution Party website:

The Constitution Party is often asked this question: “Should the Republican Party choose a “true conservative” as its Presidential nominee, will the Constitution Party still field a Presidential candidate?” If so, why?

The Constitution Party does not have an official policy on this matter, i.e.… Read more ...

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Chuck Baldwin: My Thoughts On The Movie “American Sniper”

As did millions of other Americans, I went to see the hugely popular Clint Eastwood-directed movie, “American Sniper.” Here are some of my thoughts:

No one, at least not me, doubts the patriotism, courage, and sacrifice of our nation’s military personnel–especially our combat forces. I certainly do not share Michael Moore’s opinion that Chris Kyle (and the rest of our military snipers) was a coward.… Read more ...

Chad Koppie Considering Constitution Party Bid for President

Chad Koppie

Below is the email response from Phil Collins to an inquiry sent by an IPR writer. Collins is Koppie’s former campaign manager. It is republished here with permission.

Dear xxxx,

During Chad’s last U.S. Senate campaign, I was his campaign manager, so your email was forwarded to me. Yes, he’s considering running for president, for the Constitution Party.… Read more ...

2015 State of the Union analysis by the Constitution Party’s Darrell Castle and Cynthia Davis

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Did you watch the state of the union speech? How about the Republican response?

On this episode, Darrell Castle and I let you know what we thought of it, especially the parts about climate change, Islam , foreign policy, homosexuality, and the economy.… Read more ...