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  • Meet Princess Blanding: The Revolutionary Choice for Governor of Virginia

    11/01/2021 4:03:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 70 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 1, 2021 | Deroy Murdock
    Source: Photo/PrincessBlanding.comImagine you are a hardcore liberal Democrat or independent in Virginia. Voting for the buoyant Glenn Youngkin is a non-starter. He’s a Republican, a conservative, and a multi-millionaire who made his fortune as a 25-year executive at the Carlyle Group, a private-equity house. Youngkin served as Carlyle’s co-CEO. “Vote for a CEO in finance? Not bloody likely!” you might think. And then there’s Terry McAuliffe. Yes, he’s a Democrat, but Smarmy is his middle name. He spent much of his career as the bag man for the Clinton crime family. He oozes shadiness. And then there’s his goofy dance,...
  • This New Poll Should Terrify the GOP Establishment

    02/21/2021 12:54:58 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Townhall ^ | 02/21/2021 | Bronson Stocking
    According to a new poll, nearly half of Republicans say they will leave the Republican Party to join a third-party created and led by former President Donald Trump. That doesn't bode well for the Republican establishment. The new poll by Suffolk University-USA Today found a whopping 46 percent of Republicans are willing to leave the GOP in order to a join new party created by Donald Trump. Just 27 percent of Republicans said they would stick with the GOP, and the rest are undecided. "We feel like Republicans don't fight enough for us, and we all see Donald Trump fighting...
  • Most ever want third party, but GOP wants Trump in charge: Support for a national third party now at an all-time high of 62%.

    02/15/2021 8:15:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 02/15/2021 | Paul Bedard
    Division by both sides on the directions of the Republican and Democratic parties has helped drive support for a national third party to an all-time high of 62%.In the latest Gallup survey, just 33% are pleased with the two-party system.What’s more, former President Donald Trump’s talk about his own “MAGA” party could be playing a role in a spike in GOP support for something new.“Republicans' record desire for a third party comes at a time when they are deciding whether to remain loyal to Trump or to move on from him,” according to the survey analysis just released.“Currently, 68% of...
  • Long-shot: ‘Officials’ Seek Establishment Republican Party

    02/11/2021 3:37:46 PM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb 11 2021 | Joel B. Pollak
    A group described by Reuters as “former Republican officials,” numbering as many as “dozens,” is reportedly seeking to form a new, “center-right” alternative to the current Republican Party — one without the influence of Donald Trump. Reuters reported Wednesday: Dozens of former Republican officials, who view the party as unwilling to stand up to former President Donald Trump and his attempts to undermine U.S. democracy, are in talks to form a center-right breakaway party, four people involved in the discussions told Reuters. The early stage discussions include former elected Republicans, former officials in the Republican administrations of Ronald Reagan, George...
  • PAY ATTENTION – Those Still Advocating Against a Third Party Need to Move to Acceptance Phase, GOP is NOT Recoverable

    02/07/2021 4:56:55 PM PST · by Basket_of_Deplorables · 133 replies
    The Conservative Tree House ^ | 2-7-2021 | Sundance
    PAY ATTENTION – Those Still Advocating Against a Third Party Need to Move to Acceptance Phase, GOP is NOT Recoverable Posted on February 7, 2021 by Sundance Wyoming GOP representative Liz Cheney, a Decepticon of the highest tier, appears smugly on Fox News for an interview. As much as the interview itself is insufferable in its disconnect many people need to watch and accept. Cheney ramps-up the attacks against President Trump and his supporters. Keep in mind that Trump holds more than 85% approval within the party, yet Cheney and the Decepticons just don’t care; they hate anyone who does...
  • Democratic Plots to Kick the Green Party off State Ballots Cost Trump Arizona and Wisconsin

    02/07/2021 8:30:51 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 50 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | February 6, 2021 | Richard Moorehead
    There were three critical swing states in which the Green Party appeared on the ballot in 2016 and didn’t appear in 2020. The states of Arizona, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania all removed the Green Party from the presidential election in 2020, with Democratic operatives using underhanded tactics to kick them off. Labor activist Howie Hawkins was the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nominee. In 2016, the Green Party nominee Jill Stein won more than 34,000 votes in Arizona. If a Green Party candidate had appeared with ballot access in the state in 2020, he or she would’ve been sure to win enough...
  • Bush Era Republicans Vow to Leave the Party While Electorate Support President Trump

    02/02/2021 4:05:49 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 86 replies
    It should come as no surprise that Bush-era Republicans are frustrated with the middle class “America First” crowd that supports President Trump and the MAGA movement. The cocktail party GOPe have always looked down their noses at the base of supporters; now they report -via Reuters- that they will abandon the Republican party.
  • Stop the Third Party Insanity

    01/28/2021 4:07:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 234 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2021 | Kurt Schlichter
    Ditching the GOP is a bad idea born of justifiable frustration, and we need to stop being emotional and start being ruthless in our campaign to retake this country from these liberal establishment aspiring fascists. A third party is not the way. It is a bad idea, one that is technically impractical and which is strategically inept. It will lead to disaster. And the Democrats know it, which is why they love this third party palaver. The only thing that makes the tooting likes of Eric Swalwell coo in delight harder than some mediocre Chi Com honeypot is the thought...
  • Is it Time to start a Third Party?

    01/07/2021 12:51:06 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 104 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1/7/21 | Dr Steve Turley
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  • Graham challenger pushing conservatives toward 3rd candidate [SC]

    10/13/2020 7:16:07 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 83 replies
    Associated Press Via WSPA News7 ^ | October 13, 2020 | Meg Kinnard
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a state known for its political shenanigans, the Senate race in South Carolina is living up to that reputation as campaigning between U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison enters its closing days. This week, Harrison has been mounting a campaign to cleave voters from Graham and steer them toward a third, more conservative candidate, although that candidate is no longer actively running. The tactic could appeal to South Carolina voters who voted Graham in but have at times critiqued him as not conservative enough for the state
  • Rep. Justin Amash ‘carefully’ considering third-party presidential run

    04/15/2020 11:16:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/15/2020 | Marisa Schultz
    Rep. Justin Amash is considering a third-party presidential run this year to challenge President Trump and Joe Biden, and will be making a decision “soon,” his campaign said Wednesday. The campaign for Amash, the former Republican, put out a statement Wednesday saying the Michigan independent will make a decision “soon.” “In mid-February, Justin Amash paused active campaigning for his congressional seat to carefully consider a presidential run,” his campaign said. “He has been discussing the potential campaign with his family, his friends, his team, and others, and a decision can be expected soon.” […] Amash is a libertarian-minded conservative who...
  • Former coal executive Don Blankenship announces third-party presidential run....

    11/11/2019 10:31:07 AM PST · by caww · 118 replies
    washingtonexaminer. ^ | 11/11/2019 | Zachary Halaschak
    Blankenship, 69, said he will be running as a candidate 'for the Constitution Party', a political party that places itself to the right of the Republican Party.... Blankenship shares many of President Trump’s policy positions,..but said that Trump hasn’t been effective. Blankenship is known for his 2018 Senate bid,.....He lost the Republican primary in the race and then was blocked from running on a third-party ticket in the Senate race.
  • KY Libertarian Party: 'Bevin Supporters' 'Tears are Delicious' after election result

    11/06/2019 9:48:30 AM PST · by Erik Latranyi · 59 replies
    WHAS Channel 11 ^ | 6 November 2019 | Taylor Welter
    While incumbent Matt Bevin has not conceded the Kentucky governor's race, Democrat Andy Beshear declared ...
  • 2020 Vision: Hillary Clinton thinks Russia will back Tulsi Gabbard to help Trump stay in power

    10/20/2019 11:13:11 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 63 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | October 18, 2019 | Dylan Stableford and Christopher Wilson
    2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said this week that Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, is likely being groomed by Moscow as a third-party candidate for the 2020 race. In an interview on the podcast of former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe, Clinton expressed her concerns about possible Russian interference in 2020. “They’re also going to do third-party again,” Clinton said. “I’m not making any predictions, but I think they’ve got their eye on someone who’s currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate. She’s the favorite of the Russians. They have a bunch of...
  • Tulsi Gabbard deems Hillary Clinton 'queen of warmongers' in outrageous tweet storm

    10/18/2019 3:45:06 PM PDT · by rintintin · 102 replies
    The Week ^ | Oct 18 2019 | The Week
    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) has uh... something to say. In a Thursday interview with the Campaign HQ podcast, Hillary Clinton suggested Russia was "grooming" a current 2020 candidate "to be the third party candidate," clearly implying that the outsider Democrat Gabbard is a "favorite of the Russians." So with a very absurd and slightly unhinged tweet storm, Gabbard fired back. Reports have indicated Gabbard's campaign has become a target of foreign bots and Russian media — something Gabbard didn't address in her Friday tweets. She instead labeled Clinton "the queen of warmongers" and "embodiment of corruption," and taunted her by...
  • California billionaire Tom Steyer poised to announce White House run

    07/08/2019 5:28:38 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 48 replies
    LATimes ^ | 7-8-2019 | Evan HAlper
    California billionaire and liberal activist Tom Steyer will announce this week that he plans to enter the already crowded field of candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a person close to him. The decision by Steyer, one of the biggest donors to Democratic politicians, was unexpected. He had traveled to Iowa earlier in the year to announce he would not run, but would instead focus on his large grass-roots campaign to impeach President Trump. But Steyer now appears to see an opening. The Democratic primary field remains unsettled. Former Vice President Joe Biden’s poor debate performance last month...
  • Libertarians want Justin Amash to run for president, and he may do it

    05/22/2019 6:44:37 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 76 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 22, 2019
    Rep. Justin Amash's tweets declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses have made him an outcast among Republicans, but many of his supporters are excited about what they see as a sign he will run for president as a Libertarian. The Michigan Republican, 39, is known for defying party leaders on issues such as mass surveillance and government spending. And since Trump took office, he’s been viewed as a possible Libertarian champion in 2020 — a notion amplified by his Saturday remarks. Amash’s emergence as a possible competitor may have caught Trump’s campaign off-guard.
  • Could Justin Amash Cost Trump Michigan?

    04/19/2019 1:39:16 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 14 replies
    Reason ^ | April 10, 2019 | Matt Welch
    Donald Trump famously won the combined 56 electoral votes of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan by a total of 77,744 in the popular vote. Had those quarter-percentage-point squeakers gone the other way in the three states, Hillary Clinton would have won the Electoral College in addition to the popular vote, by a score of 283 to 248. It's no wonder that the president's re-election campaign is focused foremost on, well, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
  • Lyndon LaRouche, Cult Figure Who Ran for President 8 Times, Dies at 96

    02/13/2019 1:45:05 PM PST · by NRx · 68 replies
    NY Times ^ | 02-13-2019 | Richard Severo
    Lyndon LaRouche, the quixotic, apocalyptic leader of a cultlike political organization who ran for president eight times, once from a prison cell, died on Tuesday. He was 96. His death was announced on the website of his organization, La Rouche/Pac. It did not specify a cause or say where he died. Defining what Mr. LaRouche stood for was no easy task. He began his political career on the far left and ended it on the far right. He said he admired Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan and loathed Hitler, the composer Richard Wagner and other anti-Semites,...
  • Poll: Trump Would Lose A Three-Way Race If A Strong Third-Party Candidate Jumps In

    01/31/2019 6:56:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 72 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/31/2019 | Allahpundit
    Maybe this will convince the left to dial down their meltdown over Howard Schultz’s candidacy from “Chernobyl” levels to a more manageable “Three-Mile Island.”The obvious problem for Scott Rasmussen in polling this was how best to measure support for someone like Schultz. You can’t ask people if they’d vote for him specifically. Most of the public hasn’t the faintest clue who he is yet. So Rasmussen tried a different tack, offering generic alternatives to Trump to try to gauge how broadly receptive voters might be to the idea of a three-way race. Would they even consider directing their vote...