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Robert Milnes, Green Party Candidate For President? No. No. Please No.

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 hit the Pentagon on September 11, 2011.

It is in […]

Midge Potts for President Represents Die Hard 9/11 Truthers in 2016

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 Potts still identifies herself largely in terms of opposition to […]

Green Party Seeks Prosecution Of American Torture Suspects

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. The Democratic Party is standing behind the President’s policy of […]

When the Greens Showed Up in Maine

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 zero corporate support. It’s true that none of those […]

Green Versus Green For Congress In New York

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 than one candidate has come forth.

Such is the case […]

Cindy Sheehan Versus Luis Rodriguez

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. […]

Maine Green Party Fails To Run A Single Candidate For Congress in 2014

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 – one U.S. Senate seat and two seats in the […]

What The Ukraine?

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 Russia could be moving toward a new Cold War.


One Out Of Ninety Thousand Demands Worldwide Takeover Of Fukushima!

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. […]

Will Lincoln Park And Oak Brook Stand Against NSA Spying In 2014?

In 2014, 5th district voters in Illinois will have a chance to register their disgust with the seizure of power by the spies at the NSA, thanks to Green Party congressional candidate Nancy Wade. […]

Is Ballot Access What The Green Party Really Needs?

The Green Party can talk all it wants about how corporations control the system, and how the electoral system is rigged, but these complaints are insignificant in comparison to one much more basic problem facing the Greens… […]