Robert W. Peck: GOP Should Rename Itself the “Brand X” Party

AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE
by Robert W. Peck, Constitution Party of Washington state chairman
- 3 November 2014 –
can-brand-x-200x300 I just read something very insightful in an article published in the Yakima Herald. In yet another article about GOP internal strife, I read these words:

“the state GOP has a policy of not endorsing one Republican over another.”

I have been noticing for some time now that the Washington State GOP consistently fails to give it’s approval to any particular “R” candidate, but I had chalked it up to the party’s generally weak and gutless lack of leadership.

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American Nazi Party Report for November 09, 2014

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Article from AmericanNaziParty.com written by Chairman Rocky J. Suhayda and forwarded by Jed Ziggler. Image above found at random on facebook is not from the article and is not known to be associated with Suhayda or his party, and is included for humor purposes only.


Racial Comrades: My topic today might seem pretty silly to some of you, and to others it might even seem unnecessary, but I’m afraid that being in the “position” that I find myself – being American Nazi Party Chairman – that it’s come time to address it.… Read more ...

Latest from the Joshua Katz and his Libertarian Presidential Exploratory Committee

Joshua Katz

Joshua Katz is chairman of the Connecticut Libertarian Party, alternate for the Libertarian National Committee region including New England, New York and New Jersey, and a local elected official in his town. He has published a number of essays at LewRockwell.com and comments frequently at IPR. He is currently exploring a run for the 2016 LP Presidential nomination.Read more ...

Liberation News Interview with Eugene Puryear

From Liberation News, the newspaper of the Party for Socialism and Liberation:

Liberation sat down with Eugene Puryear on Nov. 5 to discuss the outcome and significance of the D.C. for the People campaign for the seat of D.C. Councilmember At-Large.

Liberation: Eugene, the purely grassroots D.C. for the People campaign received more than 10,000 votes, how do you assess the campaign overall?Read more ...

Independent American Party: Prayer Request for the Lame Duck Session of Congress

From former Presidential candidate Will Christensen at the IAP website:

Our November, post-election, Prayer Request must start with gratitude. Gratitude towards God for the changes in Congress and in the states, which have been wrought by this election, and gratitude to so many of you who have made specific prayer for our nation a part of your daily devotional.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader: Democrats Not Knowing What They Stand For—Lose

Ralph Nader was the Green Party candidate for President in 1996 and 2000 and an independent candidate for President in 2004 and 2008. He published the following at Nader.org on November 7:

Did the Republicans win these mid-term elections? Or did the Democrats lose? The numbers show that in contested Senate races, where the Republicans picked up seven seats and will probably gain two more to take control of the Senate, voters did not support those Democrats who were the most wishy-washy.… Read more ...

Green Shadow Cabinet: Nuclear Weapons and the International Security Context

The Green Shadow Cabinet has endorsed the Civil Society Statement to the United Nations First Committee on Nuclear Weapons and the International Security Context. I’m very pleased to report that within just a few days of my invitation, 100 organizations – international, national, regional and local, in 11 countries (plus 8 individuals identified for organizational purposes only), endorsed this powerful statement underscoring the urgency of current nuclear dangers, which was presented to the First Committee on 28 October.… Read more ...

Update on IPR social media networks

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https://www.facebook.com/IndependentPoliticalReport has passed 2,000 likes, and we now have over 1,000 followers on https://twitter.com/I_P_R. Please help retweet, follow, share and like our content on these and other social media networks (for those of you who use them). Although they are no longer visible from the IPR main page, each of our posts has social media sharing icons at the bottom of the body of each post if you open it (before you get to the comment section).… Read more ...

Walker Wins in Alaska, Constitution Party Fails to Qualify for Ballot Status

A whopping 11 days after the election, independent Bill Walker has been projected the winner of the Alaska gubernatorial race. This story explains why vote counting in Alaska takes so long.

The former mayor of Valdez and ex-Republican headed the so-called “Unity Ticket”, with Democrat Byron I. Mallott as his Lieutenant Governor running mate.… Read more ...

2016 National Presidential Ballot Access Requirements are Lower than in 2012

Via :

The ballot access requirements for the presidential election of 2016 can now be estimated. Many states determine the number of signatures needed to get on the ballot for an upcoming election based on the number of votes cast in the preceding election. Now that the November 2014 election is over, it is possible to know approximately what the 2016 requirements will be.… Read more ...

Libertarians happy with most ballot measure results from around the country in 2014

Via LP.org blog:

In an article for Liberty magazine that summarizes election results for key statewide ballot measures in Tuesday’s election, Bruce Ramsey said, “Libertarians should take encouragement …”


Read the full article here.

And via Our America Initiative, 2012 Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson writes:

A good start

While the media and the army of pundits in the national media have been talking nonstop since the election about the Republican takeover of the Senate, much less has been said about a number of victories for liberty that were won at the state and local level.

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