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  • Middle Class Is Ready for Third Party

    01/25/2016 5:40:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 25, 2016 | Katie Kieffer
    A blizzard worse than Blizzard 2016—an icy storm of furious American voters—is descending upon Washington as voters prepare a revenge mutiny. "Revenge mutiny" is my term for throwing overboard traitors who threw you overboard first. It's happening within both the Republican and Democratic parties. We've knocked on doors. We spent weekends in drab phone banks making calls for candidates who promised the opposite of what they delivered. We're done. Rome wasn't built in a day. America will not be destroyed in a day. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, and Bernie Sanders' surging energy—simultaneous with Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, and Chris Christie's...
  • Bloomberg seriously considering White House bid

    01/23/2016 2:57:22 PM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/23/2016 | Kevin Bohn, Jake Tapper and Karl de Vries
    Washington (CNN)Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seriously considering a possible independent presidential run and is looking at making a decision sometime in March, two sources familiar with Bloomberg's thinking told CNN on Saturday. One source said aides to the three-term mayor are looking at ballot access issues, but the source refused to speak specifically about what Bloomberg, 73, asked to be done. The source added that Bloomberg sees the Republican and Democratic presidential races as becoming increasingly polarized, and neither fits Bloomberg's views. But Bloomberg, who has flirted with Oval Office aspirations in the past, is serious...
  • Michael Bloomberg eyes presidential run

    01/23/2016 7:35:10 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 67 replies
    NY Post ^ | 23 January 2016 | Aaron Short
    Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seriously considering a third-party run for the presidency and has alerted advisers to draw up a plan for success, according to a report. Bloomberg, 73, told friends he is prepared to spend as much as $1 billion to win the White House and set a deadline of early March for making a decision, the New York Times reported Saturday.
  • Many 'Lost' Voters Say They Have Found Their Candidate in Trump (New voters Trump 27%, Cruz 3%)

    01/18/2016 4:57:37 PM PST · by usafa92 · 50 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/18/2016 | Reuters
    Ted Wade hasn't cared about politics enough to cast a vote in a U.S. presidential election for almost a quarter of a century, back when he supported Ross Perot's independent candidacy in 1992. But Republican Donald Trump's 2016 White House bid has motivated Wade to get involved and he plans to support the real estate mogul in Nevada's nominating caucus next month. Trump is a "non-politician" who can fix the "chaos" in Washington, he says. About one in 10 Americans who plan to cast a vote this election will do so for the first time in years, if ever, and...
  • Former Libertarian Presidential Nominee Supporting Ted Cruz

    01/13/2016 3:34:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Resurgent ^ | January 12, 2016 | Erick Erickson
    The other day, Steve Hayes had this piece up at the Weekly Standard. In it, he noted that Cruz was running a video positing himself as the heir to the Ron Paul Revolution. You'd never even know Rand was running. Rand Paul, after all, was the fusion candidate who was going to bring libertarians and conservatives together along for a ride against the left. It has not happened. Rand Paul's campaign has imploded. And now, if you scroll down in this article towards the end you will find this blurb: "Former Georgia congressman and Libertarian candidate for president Bob Barr...
  • Gary Johnson, 2012 Libertarian presidential candidate, will run in 2016

    01/06/2016 10:30:46 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 01/06/2016 | David Weigel
    Gary Johnson, a two-term Republican governor of New Mexico who became the Libertarian Party's 2012 presidential nominee, will officially announce his 2016 campaign on Fox News on Wednesday.
  • Dreaded Indie Presidential Bid Could Come From a Democrat

    01/01/2016 7:13:20 AM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 76 replies
    NY Mag ^ | 12-28-15 | Ed Kilgore
    During the last half of 2015, a specter haunted the Republican "invisible primary" for the 2016 presidential nomination: an independent run for president by Donald Trump that would split the GOP base and send a Democrat gliding into the White House. As he consolidated a position in the polls as the GOP front-runner, Trump was maneuvered into signing a party loyalty pledge (required to get onto the ballot in South Carolina), and then ruled out an indie run at and after a December candidate debate. With a guy like Trump, an abandonment of this doubled-down oath is always possible, especially...
  • Jim Webb Attacks Hillary for Her Foreign-Policy Failures: First Step of His Third-Party Run?

    12/28/2015 7:41:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/28/2015 | by JOHN FUND
    When Jim Webb, the former Virginia senator and Navy secretary, left the Democratic primary race in October, he hinted that he might mount an independent run for president. That looks more likely now that Webb has blasted his party's front-runner for her "inept leadership” as secretary of state. "Hillary Clinton should be called to account for her inept leadership that brought about the chaos in Libya, and the power vacuums that resulted in the rest of the region,” Webb wrote in a Facebook post Saturday. "While she held that office, the U.S. spent about $2 billion backing the Libyan uprising...
  • Will the GOP Mount a Third-Party Challenge to Trump?

    12/22/2015 8:27:08 AM PST · by C19fan · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | December 20, 2015 | Jeff Greenfield
    Donald Trump may have eased some Republican fears Tuesday night when he declared his intention to stay inside the party. But if their angst has been temporarily eased at the prospect of what he would do if he loses, they still face a far more troubling, and increasingly plausible, question. What happens to the party if he wins?
  • Bill Kristol: ‘We’ll Have to Start’ New Party If Trump Wins Nomination

    12/21/2015 10:07:19 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 230 replies
    On Monday, Weekly Standard editor-in-chief Bill Kristol tweeted out what the rest of the Republican establishment is thinking: better Hillary than Donald. Here’s the tweet: Crowd-sourcing: Name of the new party we’ll have to start if Trump wins the GOP nomination? Suggestions welcome at editor@weeklystandard.com — Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) December 20, 2015 Kristol isn’t alone. As I wrote at Daily Wire today, Politico’s Jeff Greenfield says, “If the operatives I talked with are right, Trump running as a Republican could well face a third-party run – from the Republicans themselves.” That follows last Thursday’s Politico column from former New Jersey...
  • Trump, Carson have until spring to launch third-party runs

    12/12/2015 6:47:43 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 38 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Ben Carson could dangle the possibility of independent runs for president well into the primary season next year, but they can't wait forever. State filing deadlines would give the two Republicans until about March to launch independent or third-party campaigns, experts said. That would give a well-financed campaign enough time to gather sufficient signatures on petitions so the candidate could appear on the ballot in every state. Starting next summer would be too late. "Ross Perot in 1992 didn't start petitioning until March," said Richard Winger, editor of Ballot Access News. "He was on...
  • Trump again won’t rule out a third-party run

    11/22/2015 8:30:24 AM PST · by springwater13 · 201 replies
    <p>Trump was responding to a Wall Street Journal report that Republican operatives are considering banding together donors from the other GOP campaigns in a bid to knock Trump off the top spot.</p> <p>Their efforts are taking on increased urgency as the first-in-the-nation Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses near and Trump leads the crowded GOP field for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new national Washington Post-ABC News poll. Some candidates, including Ohio Gov. John Kasich and former Florida governor Jeb Bush, also are showing more willingness lately to directly attack Trump.</p>
  • Developing - Jim Webb may announce he is running as an independent WMAL

    10/19/2015 2:58:03 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 96 replies
    Developing - Jim Webb may announce he is running as an independent WMAL
  • Webb to drop out of Democratic 2016 race [not yet committed to indep run]

    10/20/2015 7:04:20 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/20/2015 | Fox News
    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb will announce Tuesday that he is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race, Fox News has learned. Webb is said to be disillusioned with the Democratic Party -- as well as the Republican Party -- and how the political parties are being pulled to allegedly extreme positions by the huge amounts of loosely regulated money fueling the campaigns. Webb has a press conference scheduled for 1 p.m. ET. While Webb is thought to be weighing a possible independent bid, he is not expected to launch an independent campaign for president Tuesday. Rather, he's expected to...
  • Jim Webb to consider independent presidential bid

    10/19/2015 9:41:12 PM PDT · by Eccl 10:2 · 50 replies
    SeeBS News ^ | October 19, 2015 | Rebecca Kaplan
    With little luck in his quest for the Democratic presidential nomination so far, former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb is considering an independent bid in 2016, his campaign said Monday. A press release entitled, "Jim Webb To Consider Independent Run" said the candidate will hold a press conference Tuesday "to discuss his candidacy, the campaign and his views of the political parties in the current election cycle."
  • Conservative pundit Bill Kristol: If Trump wins, I'd support a third-party choice

    09/14/2015 9:59:12 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 80 replies
    cnn ^ | Sept. 14, 2015 | Tom Kludt
    <p>Bill Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard, said he would likely look beyond both of the major parties if Trump, the clear frontrunner in the GOP's crowded presidential field, emerged with the party's nomination.</p> <p>"I doubt I'd support Donald. I doubt I'd support the Democrat," Kristol told CNNMoney in an email. "I think I'd support getting someone good on the ballot as a third party candidate."</p>
  • Donald Trump Says He'll Decide on Third Party Bid Soon

    08/29/2015 11:29:40 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 66 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | Associated Press
    Trump told reporters following a speech in Nashville Saturday that he's going to make a decision "very soon." He says he thinks the decision will make a lot of people "very happy." Trump has so far refused to pledge to support the eventual Republican nominee. He says it gives him leverage.
  • Trump Reportedly Rules Out Third-Party Run (UPDATED)

    08/26/2015 6:13:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 08/26/2015 | by Matt Wilstein
    In the first moments of Fox News’ GOP debate earlier this month, Donald Trump was the only candidate on the stage would not vow to support the eventual nominee of the Republican Party, leaving the door open for an third-party campaign should he fail to secure the nomination. Now, The Huffington Post is reporting — in their Entertainment section, of course — that Trump has told “several top Republicans” that he has decided to rule out that possibility and commit himself fully to the GOP. Reporters Sam Stein and Ryan Grim cite “several sources” who were privy to the...
  • Trumps One-Man Third Party

    08/24/2015 5:17:16 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 25 replies
    The American Report ^ | August 24, 2015 | Editors
    Have you noticed that the only people attacking Donald Trump are the media and professional politicians, mostly in the GOP? In contrast, do you notice how popular he is with the American people, who are suffering under a bi-partisan tyranny? No Opposition to Obama & Co. Since taking over the Democrat Party, Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett, and their Chicago gang have corrupted Washington D.C. to the core. Theyve done this with the help of two powerful accomplices. The first accomplice, which they had well before they took the White House in 2008, is the media. All mainstream media are Obama...
  • More searches for Deez Nuts than Hillary Clinton, Google says

    08/21/2015 4:36:11 PM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Cnet ^ | 8/21/15 | Chris Matyszczyk
    When elections come along, it's incumbent on us to choose which nut to vote for. It's a given that all the candidates have something nutty about them. We merely choose which particular nuttiness we can live with. Now, however, we might have the choice of a very special nut: Deez Nuts. Nuts has, as the media loves to say, taken the political world by storm. The political world only recognizes storms. It needs them like a clubber needs a dealer. So it is that Deez Nuts has already overtaken Hillary Clinton in Google searches over the last three days. The...
  • Presidential Sensation Deez Nuts Is a 15-Year-Old Iowa Farm Boy

    08/20/2015 9:48:17 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 13 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 19 Aug 15
    The candidate polling at 9 percent in North Carolina against Trump and Clinton isnt a real person. But Brady Olson, who gamed the FEC filing system, certainly is. Deez Nuts, the Independent candidate from Iowa, is polling at 9 percent in North Carolina for President of the United States. Sadly, Deez Nuts does not appear to exist. But Brady Olson does. When I heard about the Limberbutt McCubbins story, I realized I could, Olson tells The Daily Beast. Brady Olson is 15 years old. He filed to run for the President of the United States with the FEC on July...
  • Third Party Is Better Than RINO Jeb Bush

    08/09/2015 7:25:59 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 83 replies
    http://www.rightwingnews.com ^ | 8/8/2015 | Jeff Crouere
    From the very beginning of the first GOP presidential debate, Donald Trump was in the spotlight and under fire from Fox News commentators. The first question asked for a show of hands of all candidates who would not pledge to support the Republican presidential nominee. Only Donald Trump raised his hand, which led to the first of many confrontations during the debate. He was challenged by moderator Brett Baier and lambasted by Senator Rand Paul for buying and selling politicians. While Trump declared that he wants to run as the Republican nominee, he is wise to keep his options open....
  • Why Donald Trump Isnt Going Away

    08/09/2015 6:22:53 AM PDT · by don-o · 20 replies
    Slate ^ | August 7, 2015 | Reihan Salam
    To understand the rise of Donald Trump, youd do well not to fixate on the fact that hes running under the Republican banner. During Thursday nights Fox News debate, Trump made it clear that failing to secure the GOP nomination wouldnt stop him from exploring an independent candidacy. And honestly, hed be crazy not to. Trump is very far from a Republican regular. He represents an entirely different phenomenon, one that bears little resemblance to garden-variety American conservatism. Thats why Republicans shouldnt fool themselves into believing that one lackluster debate performance will send him packing. Go to almost any European...
  • Third Party Trump is better than RINO Jeb Bush

    08/07/2015 3:58:28 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 65 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/07/15 | Jeff Crouere
    Trump's best chance for victory would be as the GOP nominee From the very beginning of the first GOP presidential debate, Donald Trump was in the spotlight and under fire from Fox News commentators. The first question asked for a show of hands of all candidates who would not pledge to support the Republican presidential nominee. Only Donald Trump raised his hand, which led to the first of many confrontations during the debate. He was challenged by moderator Brett Baier and lambasted by Senator Rand Paul for buying and selling politicians. While Trump declared that he wants to run as...
  • Trump Refuses To Pledge Support To Endorse Amnesty Supporters Rubio, Bush If They Win Nomination

    08/07/2015 8:33:36 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 30 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | 8/6/2015 | Matthew Boyle
    If Sen. Marco Rubio (R Fl) 80% or former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush somehow win the Republican nomination despite their support of open borders immigration policiesand backing of full-scale amnesty for illegal aliens in Americabillionaire businessman Donald Trump will not endorse them for president. Gentlemen, we know how much you love hand raising questions so we promise this is the only one tonight, Fox News Bret Baier opened the debate by asking. The only one. Is there anyone on stagecan I see handswho is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican Party and pledge...
  • Republicans shouldn't fear a third party Trump

    08/03/2015 9:00:59 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 30 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 8/3/15 | Bill Scher
    Donald Trump keeps warning the Republican National Committee to treat him fairly and with respect during the primary, or else he might run in the general election as an independent. This is meant to be a threat, but its a fairly empty one. Trump is a bigger threat to the party on the inside than on the outside. Today, Trump looks like a populism-spouting insurgent with the potential to split the party, giving Republicans cause to keep him in the fold. But thats because for the moment, hes running in a Republican primary, solely focused on conservative base voters. Running...
  • TRUMP: I WILL CONSIDER THIRD-PARTY RUN IF GOP DOESNT TREAT ME FAIRLY

    08/02/2015 9:32:08 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 101 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/2/2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on ABCs This Week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would certainly not give up the possibility of running as a third-party candidate if he is not treated fairly by the GOP.
  • Kill Trump's third-party threat: Republican Party chief wants all GOP candidates to pledge

    07/27/2015 9:20:09 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 125 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 27, 2015 | By David Martosko,
    Kill Trump's third-party threat: Republican Party chief wants all GOP candidates to pledge not to run as independents but only one might Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus says every GOP White House hopeful 'should pledge not to run as a third-party candidate' He was responding to threats from front-runner Donald Trump to undercut the party if Priebus and others don't show him more respect 'I think everyone understands that if Hillary Clinton's going to get beat, she's going to get beat by a Republican,' Priebus said Trump walked back the notion of a break with the party after...
  • If Trump goes third party, then the Republicans will certainly lose the White House in 2016.

    07/27/2015 6:17:50 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 87 replies
    In other words..., Trump is the Republicans ONLY HOPE for the White House. If the Establishment Republicans along with their cohorts in the media destroy him, then Trump will be become more powerful. It will split the Republican vote that put in all the Republicans in 2014. The end result will be either be Hillary or Trump victory in 2016. I see the Establishment candidates Jeb and Walker as nothing more than McCain and Romney fall guys to Hillary. Agree or Disagree?
  • Politics & the Risk of a 3rd Party for 2016

    07/25/2015 5:11:15 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 17 replies
    armstrong economics ^ | July 25, 2015 | Martin Armstrong
    Historically, it has always been the Republican Party that splits. It has been a odd mixture of liberalism from the viewpoint of citizen rights before those of the government and the original constitutional goal of preserving the sovereignty of the states v the the Federalists. This liberal view has often taken the position of Libertarian whereas the so called liberal view of the Democrats is not liberal at all, it is liberal with other peoples money in the battle-cry of Marxism. This Republican libertarian-ism is what Trump is tapping into as is Bernie Sanders in the Democratic party. Both the...
  • Trump Would Lose Badly In A Third-Party Bid, But He Could Take The Republican Down, Too

    07/24/2015 11:46:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 07/24/2015 | HARRY ENTEN
    Donald Trump is making noise about an independent bid for president. If the Republican National Committee doesnt treat him fairly, Trump says, hell be more likely to launch a third-party run. I dont know if he is at all serious, but I do know two things: History suggests that an independent Trump campaign would crash and fail; polling suggests that even if that happened, Trump could take the Republican candidate down with him. Trump received 20 percent of the vote in a hypothetical matchup against Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush in a newly released ABC News/Washington Post poll....
  • Trump: If RNC isnt fair to me, Ill run as an independent;

    07/23/2015 8:46:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 164 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 23, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    After a few days of vacation, I wondered whether the Donald Trump phenomenon would have burnt itself out somewhat, as it did four years ago in a summer fizzle. Instead, Trump’s polling has strengthened nearly to the same level as in the spring of 2011 among Republican primary voters. So why is Trump picking this time to threaten to leave the GOP? The Hill’s exclusive interview with the mogul this morning includes a demand for fairness from the RNC from Trump, with an explicit warning that Trump may consider a third-party run: “The RNC has not been supportive. They were...
  • Exclusive: Trump threatens third-party run

    07/23/2015 3:57:44 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 245 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 23, 2015 | Kevin Cirilli and Bob Cusack
    NEW YORK Donald Trump says the chances that he will launch a third-party White House run will absolutely increase if the Republican National Committee is unfair to him during the 2016 primary season. The RNC has not been supportive. They were always supportive when I was a contributor. I was their fair-haired boy, the business mogul told The Hill in a 40-minute interview from his Manhattan office at Trump Tower on Wednesday. The RNC has been, I think, very foolish. Pressed on whether he would run as a third-party candidate if he fails to clinch the GOP nomination, Trump...
  • GOP Leader Donald Trump: I Will Not Run Third Party, I Will Only Run as a Republican (VIDEO)

    07/22/2015 11:23:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 21, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Dana Loesch spoke with 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today on her Blaze television program. Dana asked Mr. Trump about sharing Lindsey Grahams cell phone number with the public, the Planned Parenthood controversy, same sex marriage, and what he would do to fix the Veterans Administration. ** You can watch the entire interview here.(VIDEO-AT-LINK) Donald Trump told Dana he will not run third party and will only run as a Republican. Trump is currently leading the polls in Iowa. ** Much more here.
  • GOP Leader Donald Trump: "I Will Not Run Third Party, I Will Only Run As A Republican".

    07/22/2015 7:43:52 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 76 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 7/21/2015 | Jim Hoft
    GOP Leader Donald Trump: I Will Not Run Third Party, I Will Only Run as a Republican (VIDEO) Jim Hoft Jul 21st, 2015 8:56 pm 40 Comments Dana Loesch spoke with 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today on her Blaze television program. Dana asked Mr. Trump about sharing Lindsey Grahams cell phone number with the public, the Planned Parenthood controversy, same sex marriage, and what he would do to fix the Veterans Administration. Donald Trump told Dana he will not run third party and will only run as a Republican. Trump is currently leading the polls in Iowa. **...
  • Jesse Ventura backs Bernie Sanders for president

    07/16/2015 10:18:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Minnesota Public Radio's Capitol View ^ | July 16, 2015 | Tom Scheck
    Former Gov. Jesse Ventura says hes backing Sen. Bernie Sanders in his bid for president. In a blog post on his independent media site, Ventura praised Sanders for challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party nomination. I think what Bernie Sanders is doing is extremely healthy, Ventura wrote. I love the idea of somebody throwing a fly in the ointment. This isnt the first time Ventura backed a presidential candidate looking to shake up the system. In 2008 and 2012, Ventura backed Republican Ron Paul for president. In 2004, Ventura backed Democrat John Kerry against Republican President George W. Bush....
  • Real Possibility Trump Runs as a Third Party Candidate

    07/21/2015 11:05:17 AM PDT · by Coronal · 147 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 20 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday on AM 970s The Joe Piscopo Show, pollster Frank Luntz suggested that since Republican presidential candidate and longtime Clinton friend Donald Trump refused to say he would endorse whoever got the Republican party nomination, it is a real possibility Trump is planning a third party run. This, as host Joe Piscopo pointed out, would allow Hillary to walk right in to the presidency and be an astonishing historical repeat, because Ross Perots third party candidacy is credited for President Bill Clintons victory over President George H.W. Bush in 1992.
  • THE FUTILITY OF POLITICS AND OUR GREEK FATE IF NOTHING CHANGES

    07/16/2015 2:51:19 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 16 replies
    Vanity | 7/16/2015 | Self
    'ITS NOT PROGRESSIVE TO ALLOW PEOPLE RETIRE EARLY' Leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras talks about the latest austerity measures including a 67 year old retirement age. "A CONSUMPTION TAX WOULD REVITALIZE THE NATION'S ECONOMY' Conservative radio host and 'friend' of John Boehner Bill Cunningham on his Sunday July 12, 2015 radio program. Political parties and political media claim there are major differences between major parties. The Progressive parties of the Left are against cutting benefits and the Conservative parties of the Right are against raising taxes. But then there's the hard truth of economic reality where nations are deeper...
  • Why a Trump Third-Party Run Should Worry Democrats

    07/14/2015 3:02:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/14/2015 | Michael Barone
    My sole focus is to run as a Republican, Donald Trump told my Washington Examiner colleague Byron York last week, because of the fact that I believe that this is the best way we can defeat the Democrats. He went on, Having a two-party race gives us a much better chance of beating Hillary and bringing our country back than having a third-party candidate. But when York asked if he would definitively rule out running as a third-party candidate, Trump said, Its not something Im thinking about right now. And as John Fund pointed out in National Review, it is...
  • Disruptive Politics: Trump as a Third Party Candidate

    07/14/2015 5:11:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 14, 2015 | Michael Barone
    "My sole focus is to run as a Republican," Donald Trump told my Washington Examiner colleague Byron York last week, "because of the fact that I believe that this is the best way we can defeat the Democrats." He went on, "Having a two-party race gives us a much better chance of beating Hillary and bringing our country back than having a third-party candidate." But when York asked if he would definitively rule out running as a third-party candidate, Trump said, "It's not something I'm thinking about right now." And as John Fund pointed out in National Review, it is...
  • Sign Petition: Don't Vote for Jeb Bush

    07/06/2015 6:39:03 AM PDT · by demshateGod · 102 replies
    Stand United ^ | July 6, 2015 | James Ballinger
    If we elect Jeb Bush to be the nominee for the Republican Party, I will relentlessly and effectively push for a third party candidate in the general election. This Republican primary will determine the fate of the party. There are millions of Republicans that see this time in our country as a turning point. We have a great opportunity to rally together clearly communicate our message to a generation that has never heard the truths and values that so wonderfully make up the conservative stance. Conservative policies work for everyone. They make life better for us all. However, the average...
  • REPUBLICANS CAVE LEFT AGAIN IN SOUTH CAROLINA WITH 'CONSERVATIVE MEDIA' SPINNING THE WITCH HUNT

    06/23/2015 4:41:29 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 48 replies
    6/23/2015 | Self
    "The Confederate Flag Is The Legacy Of Democrats, Not Republicans" was the word put out by Rush Limbaugh just hours before Republican Governor Nikki Haley appeared with Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott to call for removal of the Confederate Flag from the Statehouse grounds in Columbia, SC. Atlanta talk show host Erick Erickson of RedState.com also came out for flag removal. Posters here on FR have amplified their views. Much of the spin again associates Democrats with the Confederate Flag to justify the latest cave in to Leftist pressure. But I remember one such Democrat from South Carolina,...
  • Ralph Nader: Trump for President? Giving GOP nightmares

    06/21/2015 3:20:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The New Haven Register ^ | June 21, 2015 | Ralph Nader
    Donald Trump, the bombastic builder of Trump towers and Trump gambling casinos, is moving from his reality TV show to the theater of presidential elections. If he survives the first three months of mass media drubbing him and his notorious affliction of leaving no impulsive opinion behind, hes going to be trouble for the other fifteen or so Republican presidential candidates. Already the commentators have derided his massive egotitis he said I 195 times in his announcement speech, not counting the 28 times he said my or mine or the 22 mentions of me. But Trump revels in self-promotion...
  • UKIP's Nigel Farage rules out quitting as leader

    05/15/2015 2:19:43 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    BBC News ^ | 5/14/2015 | BBC
    UKIP's Nigel Farage has ruled out standing down as leader of the party despite a bitter row over his future. MEP Patrick O'Flynn earlier claimed Mr. Farage had fallen under the influence of "inexperienced" advisers, which was followed by the departure of two aides. However, Mr. Farage told the BBC's Question Time he had a "phenomenal" level of support within the party. Leaving just as the PM was addressed the UK's relationship with the EU would be a "massive mistake", he said...... The UKIP leader stood down after failing to win the Kent seat of Thanet South in the general...
  • VOTE TO KEEP BRITAIN GREAT (UK General Election)

    05/07/2015 3:33:33 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 10 replies
    Vanity | 5/7/2015 | Self
    The title of this post is the headline of the "Daily Express" newspaper in the UK today, its owner supports the United Kingdom Independence Party. Under the headline: "Farage and UKIP boosted by 'very strong' late surge" "Labour and SNP would be absolutely disastrous for us all" The article starts: "The UK Independence Party is poised to 'significantly and perhaps dramatically' beat poll predictions thanks to a late surge in patriotism, it said last night. Amid warnings of the risks from Labour and the SNP, millions go to vote today in what looks like being the tightest election for generations....
  • THE EVE OF THE BRITISH GENERAL ELECTION

    05/06/2015 4:04:06 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 11 replies
    Vanity | 5/6/2015 | Self
    Its getting pretty rough and intense on the eve of a hotly contested general election. The tactics of the big parties are squarely aimed at the smaller parties. In recent hours, Prime Minister David Cameron has made comments saying Wales and Scotland should have tax raising powers. A pitch to the nationalist parties there can be no doubt. The rise of the Scottish National Party has shocked many considering their loss in the independence referendum last year. It looks like the SNP will win 50 to 60 of Scotland's 71 seats in the House of Commons tomorrow. There have been...
  • HILLARY'S CORPORATIST POLITICS OFFERS 'FREE MARKETS' FOR SUPER BIG BUSINESS AND 'FREE SEX' FOR ALL

    05/01/2015 5:18:50 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    5/1/2015 | Self
    "...we'd be so much better if we governed ourselves, controlled our borders and gave ordinary workers a chance against the corporate companies who've now basically taken over our political parties..." Nigel Farage of the United Kingdom Independence Party "Laws have to be backed up with resources and political will. And deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs, and structural biases have to be changed." Hillary Rodham Clinton "I don't want Alabama portrayed in a negative light because when it's portrayed in a negative light, it doesn't help me to recruit jobs in Alabama.....So I'm hurting families when I can't help people get...
  • THE UNIPARTY DELUSION IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA

    04/18/2015 5:32:18 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    4/17/2015 | Self
    There was a "debate" between political parties in the United Kingdom Thursday night with five leaders on the stage from the leading parties that aren't in power. PM David Cameron only wanted to participate in one debate so this format was concocted by the BBC as an alternative to an all party debate. Also excluded, Cameron's partner party in government, the Liberal Democrats. Labour leader Ed Miliband was joined by UKIP leader Nigel Farage, Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, Welsh nationalist leader Leanne Wood and Green Party leader Natalie Bennett. Sturgeon, Wood and Bennett whose main differences with Miliband...
  • MIKE PENCE AND INDIANA REPUBLICANS CAPITULATE TO TYRANNY, ARE ARKANSAS REPUBLICANS NEXT?

    04/01/2015 4:38:54 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 42 replies
    4/1/2015 | Self
    Just as surely as Marshal Petain capitulated to Naziism in France in 1940, Governor Mike Pence and the Republican legislative leaders of Indiana have capitulated to Corporatism in 2015. Big Business and professional sports organizations backed by the corporate elites attacked the religious freedom bill in Indiana and the Republicans caved, more evidence of a Uniparty system where corporate elites dictate policy, This adds to other issues like Amnesty and Common Core, where Big Business drives the agenda and the politicians march in lockstep. The House in Arkansas has now passed a similar religious freedom bill, but the business elites...
  • NUCLEAR ATTACK ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

    03/31/2015 4:06:44 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 19 replies
    Vanity | 3/31/2015 | Self
    My heart is broken right now realizing that harm has been done to LGBT people in this country. Much of it is real involving bullying and sexual abuse, among other things. But much of it is also imaginary leading to imaginary notions about 'enemies'. Those who have conservative religious beliefs about sexuality have been defined by activists that include major business leaders like Apple CEO Tim Cook as bigots, racists, KKK and Nazis. With that notion in their heads and with business- political-media support, one shudders to think what is happening at this moment in the attack on the Indiana...