What a Green should do about Bernie Sanders

A New Electoral Politics is Possible This article is meant to explore an alternative to what is given as a quadrennial binary choice of either attacking a progressive Democratic Presidential candidate or an imminent existential dilemma of Green Party closing shop and submitting to him.  This article could have just as easily been written in past presidential election cycles […]

Clint Eastwood channeled Ron Paul

Clinton Eastwood channeled the voice of Ron Paul: The Afghanistan War is a bad idea; Close Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp.

Are democracy ideas creeping into the national Republican Party?????: Texas delegation considers floor fight

Republican stalwarts threatening mutiny if their grassroots rights are not respected? This sounds like democracy and empowerment creeping up on party discipline. It also sounds like the kind of fights that green and leftist organizations must also put up with. I like this! -KW (excerpt from) Yahoo News Texas delegates planning floor mutiny over RNC […]

Republican National Convention: What’s happening in Tampa right now?

Occupy Tampa UStream: Thursday afternoon 8/30: Earth First at Power Plant Chants of “Dirty Money — Dirty Coal” On Twitter, find: @OccupyTampa or #OccupyTampa or #owsRNC Another Occupy Live Stream from Tampa:here Ongoing protest: “Romneyville” story at Democracy Now! Video (Strong language, including the F Bomb): here Police encountering protesters and an anarchist dance in […]

April Fools: Occupy Wall Street endorses Ron Paul for President

[This post was put up for April Fools Day 2012. It was in the spirit of fun of the same post, put up as an April 1st joke announcement, on the NYCGA/OWS website. At their website, when you clicked on the minutes link for “proof”, it took you to a calendar, reminding you that it […]

CNN “drops” as US soldier discusses his wish for peace (and support for Ron Paul)

This is amazing…an amazing coincidence…

Jan 2012: BAN reviews 3 books for political junkies

As hopeless political junkies, we are long-time fans of Richard Winger and his publication, Ballot Access News.  Winger has been a champion of ballot freedom, and has become a recognized expert nationwide.  His is a generous and giving man who holds a nonpartisan mission to grant equal access for voters.  He edits a monthly newsletter […]

Chris Hedges at Occupy Wall Street (transcript and link)

Chris Hedges speaks with the first incarnation of Occupy Wall Street. Link to a youtube of the Chris Hedges interview: here. (An interview on Sunday Morning 9/25/2011. Ended at about 12:15pm) Chris Hedges stopped by the Occupy Wall Street encampment, and after a slow start, they fed him excellent questions. Great stuff. Sorry for the […]

Int’l Business Times “article” on the Fed: Important info (hold the opinion)

KW writes: A fascinating piece at IBTimes. New information shows that in addition to the TARP funds and bank bailout that Americans know about, there were secret loans from the Federal Reserve to private banks. And, did you know that our US Federal Reserve secretly loaned money to foreign banks? What is that about? My […]

Libertarian Party of NY State Convention: Report and photos | Independent Political Report

Flickr Photos: here A quick report from Kimberly Wilder, contributor at Independent Political Report: I attended the Libertarian Party of New York State Convention as a press person and a third party activist (enrolled “blank/independent). These are some quick observations, which I will expand later in the post and/or comments section. Hope other people will […]

CPAC: Ron/Rand Pual supporters yelled “War Criminal” at Rumsfeld & Cheney

As part of his “Je ne regret rien pas” book tour, the 78-year-old former defense secretary [Rumsfeld] stopped by the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, where he got the group’s annual “Defender of the Constitution” award. Only another person with such an ironic spin on the phrase “Defender of the Constitution” could present the […]

Nader: Where Left and Right Converge

Earlier this year, Barney Frank and Ron Paul convened the Sustainable Defense Task Force, consisting of experts “spanning the ideological spectrum.” They recommended a 10-year, $1 trillion reduction in Pentagon spending that disturbed some in the military-industrial complex. Other members of Congress were surprised by this improbable combination of lawmakers taking on such a taboo […]

“Audit The Federal Reserve” supported by Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul

from Independent Political Report Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul come together on “audit the Fed” amendment in Senate Independent Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders (who is also closely associated with the Vermont Progressive Party, used to be a member of various third parties, and calls himself a democratic socialist) has been working with Republican Representative […]

Homeland Security targets Cynthia McKinney, and supporters of Ron Paul, Bob Barr and Chuck Baldwin as political threats

This story was posted to the other web-site I write for Independent Political Report. Story by Paulie Cannoli: Homeland Security ‘fusion centers’ targeted Cynthia McKinney as a potential threat, as well as supporters of Ron Paul, Bob Barr and Chuck Baldwin April 14th, 2009 Posted in The Jawa Report: ACLU complaint about the DHS, through […]

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