Category Archives: Independents

Constitution Party Candidate: Hitler Was Jewish and There Was a “Nazi-Zionist” Connection

Jim Condit Jr.

From Krzysztof Lesiak at American Third Party Report:

Jim Condit Jr. was the Constitution Party’s candidate for the 8th congressional district in 2014. In that race, he received 10,257 votes, or 5.45% of the total. Condit Jr. is running again as the Constitution Party candidate in 2016.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Democrat and Republican Parties have become a single “Corporatist Party”

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In an interview with Paul Jay of REAL NEWS NETWORK published 22 FEB 2016, Ralph Nader, the Green Party Presidential Candidate in 1996 and 2000, and an Independent Presidential Candidate in 2004 and 2008 says that both the Republican and Democratic Parties are now, in effect, a single Corporatist Party.  The portion of the full video available at transcribed below begins at 2:05.… Read more ...

Kyle Kopitke (Independent): Using Social Media as an Independent Presidential Candidate in 2016

Kyle-Kopitke-300x300Kyle Kopitke is running for president as an independent. His campaign website is and he blogs at President Kopitke 2016.

One of the greatest challenges an Independent candidate for President of The United States of America faces, is in sharing his message and vision. The 1% New World Order Controlled “Mainstream News Media” bans and blocks coverage when we say words like “New World Order” or other such facts of life that challenge the perpetual power and profits of the 1%, and the Globalists that seek to overthrow our Beloved and Inspired Constitution.… Read more ...

Scott McLarty: Political Revolution and the Third-Party Imperative

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Posted to OpEdNews

By Scott McLarty

Mr. McLarty discusses the Democratic Race between Clinton and Sanders, and reaches the conclusion that the likely candidate will be Clinton.

Will the Sanders insurgency grow or will everything snap back to business as usual in the coming months? What will Bernie Sanders’ supporters do if the Clinton Juggernaut crushes him between now and mid summer?

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Robert Stark interviews Presidential Candidate Kyle Kopitke

Kyle-Kopitke-300x300Kyle Kopitke is running for president as an independent. His campaign website is and he blogs at President Kopitke 2016.

Topics include:

Why he running for president

His Military and Foreign Policy Experience

How he was the State Director for the Jerry Brown for President campaign during the Utah Primary in 1992 and defeated Bill Clinton there

His search for a Vice Presidential Candidate

How the political system is bought off by the 1% and their globalist agenda

Donald Trump & Bernie Sanders

The 2nd Amendment & The Constitution

Ending Student Loan debt

How the 1% avoid paying taxes

His support for a financial transaction tax on Wall Street

His support for a moratorium on foreclosures of homes, farms, and small businesses

His opposition to trade deals such as NAFTA and the Trans Pacific Partnership

His support for a 1 year moratorium on immigration

Environmental Protection

The water situation in Flint, Michigan where he lives

Ending Forced Vaccines

The Zika Virus

Why he supports decommissioning all nuclear power plants


Civil Liberties


Jim Webb Rules Out Independent Bid in 2016 – news reports

MSNBC and other news sources are reporting that former Senator Jim Webb (Dem-VA) has decided against mounting an Independent campaign for President in 2016.

“We looked at the possibility of an independent candidacy. Theoretically it could be done, but it is enormously costly and time sensitive, and I don’t see the fundraising trajectory where we could make a realistic run,” Webb said during a speech to the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Ft.Read more ...

Former VT Gov. recounts Bernie’s 1986 Independent campaign against her in endorsement of Hillary

In discussing her endorsement of Hillary Clinton, Vermont’s first female Gov. Madeleine Kunin (D, 1985-1991) recounts her experience in the 1986 gubernatorial campaign, when then-Mayor Bernie Sanders ran against her as an independent:

When Bernie Sanders ran against me in Vermont

Hillary Clinton is not the first progressive Democratic woman to be challenged by Bernie Sanders.

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Ron Paul: Liberty-minded Republicans should “forget about” GOP primaries, support the Libertarian Party instead

Ron Paul, following the conclusion of his son’s 2016 GOP primary campaign, appeared on FBN’s Kennedy to discuss what’s next for libertarians. He urges libertarians and liberty-minded Republicans alike to “forget about the Republican primary, and for that matter Republicans and Democrats.” Paul insists libertarians have nobody to vote for among any of the remaining major-party candidates, and should instead seek out and support “an alternative party” such as the L.P.… Read more ...

Politico Magazine on how socialist and left-wing minor parties, including Greens, are divided over Sanders

Excerpt from Politico Magazine:


Sanders campaign literature from one of his Liberty Union third-party bids in Vermont in the 1970s.

Some welcome it. Philip Locker, Seattle-based spokesman for the national Socialist Alternative organization, is thrilled by Sanders phenomenon, enthusing that “the political system is starting to be shaken” as Sanders “is popularizing socialism to an audience of tens of millions.”

To others, that’s dangerous naiveté.

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Gov. Gary Johnson responds to Iowa Caucus results

GaryJohnson 2012Press Release from Gary Johnson 2016:

Gov. Gary Johnson responds to Iowa Caucus results

February 1, 2016, Santa Fe, NM – Gov. Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for President, responds to the results of the Iowa Caucus:

“To no one’s surprise, the Republican who emerged from the Iowa Caucuses did so under a banner of social intolerance and carpet bombing.

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Candidates with third-party and independent connections in Iowa caucus

The Iowa GOP caucus has been won by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Cruz was endorsed by 2008 LP nominee Bob Barr, as part of his outreach effort to lowercase-l libertarians that merited a mention in Cruz’s victory speech. Second place went to Donald Trump, who in 2000 briefly sought the nomination of the Reform Party and has in the past identified as an independent.… Read more ...