Rev Billy prophetic: Reports say Bloomberg spent $102 million dollars

On election day, November 3, 2009, a whimsical post appeared at the Reverend Billy for Mayor of NYC website. Reverend Billy’s campaign claimed that, since he had just won $100 million dollars in the lottery, Reverend Billy now had a fair chance to beat Mayor Bloomberg for Mayor. Here is the headline: “REV. BILLY TALEN […]

Early polls for 2010 NY Governor and Attorney General races

These stats are great research for third parties to see who the competition might be for statewide office, and what voters are thinking about their NY government. There is a link to a detailed Siena poll with a long list of candidates. At the bottom of this post, I listed all the names-only of the […]

“Reject Bloomberg on November 3!”, says ICE teachers union members

KW: I truly see independent and third party politics as a journey to freeing people from the regular, old choices. So, I love voting advice that inspires people, and makes them consider other options. I think that the way a group within the United Federation of Teachers [UFT] union instructs people to vote this year […]

Reverend Billy gets a blog endorsement

from Handy Instrumental The New Mayor of NYC (including a big photo of Reverend Billy with his choir behind him.) At first I didn’t care. “He’s fine.” I thought of Uncle Mike, “I don’t love everything that he does, but at least there are more bike lanes.”

At NYC Mayor debates, third parties rise up: Rev. Billy heckles; socialists ejected; lots of press coverage

Green Party Mayor candidate Reverend Billy Talen and other third party candidates were excluded from the October 13th Mayoral debate. Talen attended, heckled, and was escorted out of the venue. A commenter at the NY Times site says that two supporters of the Party for Socialism and Liberation candidate Frances Villar were also thrown out. Reverend Billy received extensive press coverage, including: The NY Times; The Daily News; Gotham Schools; Ballot Access News and The Village Voice.

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