Category Archives: Third parties, general

Roseanne Barr: Ran for President to “legalize marijuana” and explicate “ballot access difficulties”

Roseanne Barr On Tuesday 10 June 2014 2012 Presidential Candidate and comedian Roseanne Barr appeared as a guest on the syndicated Wendy Williams Show.

The following is a transcript of the portion of the interview which addressed her 2012 campaign.

WILLIAMS: “So last time you were here you were running for President; how did that go?”

BARR: “It went good; I learned a lot about how our system works and doesn’t work.… Read more ...

Free & Equal: Honest Republicans, Democrats, Greens, Libertarians, & Independents Unite

Did you know 42% of Americans self-identify as “independents” and don’t agree with the entire agenda of any single party? Now, more than half of all voters feel they are not represented in Washington.

More than 90% don’t approve of the job that Congress is doing. It’s time for the people to unite to take back Congress in November.… Read more ...

IPR turns 6 Years Old; Paulie Turns 6 for the 7th time

After a 36-hour period of nonstop work by Jason “GE” Seagraves, IPR went live six years ago today with our first post, on May 20, 2008. Our predecessor site, Third Party Watch, operated between May 2005 and May 2008 before being purchased by Richard Viguerie right before the Libertarian presidential nomination in 2008, which led to the creation of IPR and Green Party Watch.… Read more ...

Pat Buchanan Reviews Ralph Nader’s New Book

On his website last Friday, paleoconservative writer Patrick J. Buchanan gave a positive review of consumer advocate Ralph Nader’s latest book: Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State.  The book identifies several areas where leftists can work with rightists to combat “Corporate Statism.”

The author Nader, best known for his 1965 book Unsafe at Any Speed, successfully lobbied Congress to pass safety and performance regulations aimed at protecting consumers in the 60′s and 70′s.… Read more ...

Free and Equal: United We Stand Fest a Success!

UWS ADedicated supporter,
Thank you Free & Equal Election Foundation supporters! We did it!
Together we made the United We Stand Festival happen at the Belasco Theater in LA on May 10th, 2014.

We overcame huge obstacles to make this festival a success. Originally scheduled to be held on the UCLA campus, the festival had to move at the last minute.… Read more ...

Brian Engleman Issues Videos of Interviews from United We Stand Festival

Brian Engleman of The New American Media has released some videos of interviews he conducted on Saturday, May 10th, at the United We Stand Festival in Los Angeles. Here are a few of them:

Ben Swann, Independent journalist

Abby Martin Of Russia Today

Rosa Koire

Immortal Technique

Keep checking the site and Facebook, as it’s likely there will be more videos issued.… Read more ...

Jeremy Burgess: Independent and Minor Party Candidates for Congress Unite Against Political Gridlock

The Jeremy Burgess for Congress campaign announces that a group of independent and minor party candidates has formed a coalition heading into this election season. Their goal is to work together in an effort to eliminate the partisan gridlock that is prevalent in Congress Washington, D.C.

As the number of independent voters has increased nationwide, a group of independent and minor party candidates for the House of Representatives have joined together to form a coalition going into the elections later this year.… Read more ...

United We Stand Festival Ignites a Wave of Action Among Independent Journalists and Active Citizens

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(The following was originally published on

The “United We Stand” festival kicked off on May 10th in downtown Los Angeles at the Belasco Theater with musical guests Immortal Technique, Wu-tang Clan, Rooftop Revolutionaries, A-Alikes, Sounds of Solidarity, Kellee Maize, and Chuck D of Public Enemy. Social activists on a #waveofaction at the festival included comedian Lee Camp, Green party political candidates Rosa Clemente and Jill Stein, March Against Monsanto founder Tami Canal, Emma Cape of Free Chelsea Manning, Diane Goldstein of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, authors Rosa Koire, Ellen Brown, and David Swanson, and dozens more.Read more ...

Announcement of Change of Venue for Today’s Big Event


MEDIA ADVISORY – For Immediate Release

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United We Stand Festival is ON at the historic Belasco Theater in Los Angeles!

Join our gathering of creative, spiritual, intellectual and political leaders to unite and empower young voters this Saturday May 10

Tickets are Free ~ All are Welcome

Festival organizers are thrilled to announce that the United We Stand Festival will be held today, May 10, at The Belasco Theater, 1050 S Hill Street in Downtown Los Angeles.… Read more ...

Free and Equal: Update on Venue Relocation for United We Stand Festival May 10th

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(The following was posted on the Free and Equal website.)

“United We Stand Festival”–an educational gathering of creative, spiritual, intellectual, and political leaders to unite and empower young voters–is on for May 10.

Festival organizers are discussing alternative venues with UCLA and anticipate a mutually positive resolution. Show date and times remain the same.

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Free and Equal Announces “United We Stand Festival” Venue Relocation

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(The following was posted on the United We Stand Festival website.)

Press conference at UCLA with Chuck D of Public Enemy today at 2-4PM


LOS ANGELES, CA — Christina Tobin, founder and chair of the Free & Equal Elections Foundation, has issued the following statement about UCLA canceling the hosting of the United We Stand Festival at their Pauley Pavilion this Saturday, May 10th.

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