A month ago, I wrote of the extremely poor offering of presidential candidates presented by the Green Party so far. Midge Potts, conspiracy theorist sits next to Charles Brannan, who says he has been called by the Holy Spirit to run for President “to force
There’s a great deal of speculation these days about whether Mitt Romney will run for the Republican presidential nomination for the 2016 election, and whether Hillary Clinton will run for the Democrats. There has been much less speculation, however, about whether an old presidential candidate
Memo to the Green Party, such as it is: Please, can someone over there step forward as a serious presidential candidate soon? Here’s who we’ve got as Green Party presidential candidates so far: There’s Midge Potts, a die-hard 9/11 Truther who believes that no plane
We do not yet know whether 2012 presidential nominee Jill Stein will run for President again in 2016. One other candidate has announced a Green Party presidential campaign, however. Her name is Midge Potts. Who is Midge Potts? As her primary campaign image shows, Midge
Almost as soon as the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee released its report on torture by the CIA, the Department of Justice reiterated the intention of the Obama Administration not to prosecute anyone who was involved in the torture, even though torture is a crime.
In November 2013, J. Clifford wrote here about a Green Party that complained about ballot access but wasn’t running candidates. In November 2014, the Maine Green Independent Party ran 13 candidates for state legislature — an impressive feat for a party with very few members and
Back in November, I wrote a critical article about the Green Party, wondering why the party had failed to find congressional candidates to run in most of the districts across the United States. Since then, many congressional candidates have stepped forward. In some districts, more
A campaign, whether it’s run by a major party candidate or by a candidate from a smaller party, has the opportunity and responsibility to speak to the issues that matter to voters. Luis Rodriguez is failing in that duty.
The Maine Green Independent Party has some exciting things to show on its front page this morning. Yesterday was the deadline for Green Party candidates to file their campaigns to run for Congress. Maine has three seats in Congress in play for this year’s election
This weekend’s big story has been the escalating conflict between Russia and the Ukraine. (What’s up with the muted reaction to the Optic Nerve story?) It’s a complex situation, but I find that I just can’t move beyond the dread that the United States and
The Green Party wants to create an international takeover of Japanese territory even though the plan lacks the support of 7 billion, 139 million, 329 thousand people across the globe.