These last few days I’ve been making preparations to review a book written by a longtime leader of the Independence Party of New York. I’ve heard some funny things about the Independence Party of New York, mostly alleging some form of “cultish” behavior. I don’t like “cult” accusations very much, considering that most of the [...]
Section 4.12. Neutrality of Directors. Board members shall not communicate or act in favor of or in opposition to any candidate for President or Vice President at any time before the adjournment of the online nominating convention of Americans Elect.
That’s the very specific requirement set out in the bylaws of Americans Elect, the 501c4 [...]
A tip of the pen goes to Dan Heard for pointing out an interesting coincidence.
It turns out that Daniel Winslow, one of the six people named recently as senior leaders of Americans Elect, has been a senior political aide to both Republican Mitt Romney and Republican Scott Brown.
Daniel Winslow’s work for Republicans based [...]
At the fair we have going this week in the town of Union here in rural central Maine, the Knox County Republican Party has returned to its usual prominent spot on the midway right next to the rides and the racetrack. The GOP has a tent at the Union Fair with biblically-themed political [...]
Two inter-linked 501c4 corporations that refuse to disclose their donors are hip-deep in plans to throw their money behind as-yet unnamed candidates in the 2012 presidential and congressional elections. To justify their existence, Americans Elect and No Labels make the same claim: that American politics is wracked by hyperpartisanship. There’s just one problem with that [...]
The fundamentalist Christian American Family Association reports on its burgeoning “Rise of the Teavangelicals”…
… brought to you with funding from the Republican National Committee:
When he was running for Congress in the fall of 2010, Republican candidate Allen West demanded action by government officials to prohibit Americans from building mosques in New York City.
Allen West’s official 2010 campaign statement on the building of mosques in America:
I am very concerned about the decision in NYC reference the approval [...]
Do you have what it takes to run for public office? Take this simple one-question quiz to find out!
1. You show up for an interview on live radio, streamed onto the web. When you are asked a policy question you don’t like, do you:
a) answer the question as best you can b) ignore [...]