How Americans Elect Became Politics as Usual
Jul02

How Americans Elect Became Politics as Usual

Americans Elect was touted as giving the people a viable interest in electing the next president. Their website stated, “American voters are tired of politics-as-usual. They want leaders that will put their country before their party, and American interests before special interests. Leaders to work together to develop fresh solutions to the serious challenges facing our country.  We believe a secure, online nominating process will...

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Libertarian Pres. Candidate RJ Harris Engages Voters
Mar02

Libertarian Pres. Candidate RJ Harris Engages Voters

RJ Harris is running for President as a Libertarian candidate. In an interview with ABC, Harris talks about the value of social networking in engaging American voters. Harris believes that voters should have personal conversations with a candidate, this way they can discuss issues or concerns and actually get an answer. Facebook, Google+, Twitter and other social networking sites are all powerful tools in...

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Which Republican Candidate Would Dr. King Have Lunch With
Jan16

Which Republican Candidate Would Dr. King Have Lunch With

Today is the US  holiday that celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I will not discuss whether we should have a holiday celebrating Dr. King or not. I also won’t discuss which Republican Presidential candidate he would sit down and have lunch with. The answer is obvious and was only used as a way to start this article. He would have lunch with all of the candidates. But the real question is…who would he vote for President...

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Why Our Two-Party System Needs an Overhaul
Jan12

Why Our Two-Party System Needs an Overhaul

Our two party system wasn’t designed; it just happened. The founding fathers didn’t decide one day that there could only be two main parties at a time. Much like the assumed two-term presidency came about accidentally because George Washington only served two terms (thank Roosevelt for setting that in stone for us), the two party system mostly arose because there just happened to be two main parties active at the founding...

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Rhett Smith to Run for Green Party Presidential Bid
Jan07

Rhett Smith to Run for Green Party Presidential Bid

Based on a FEC report, filed on December 28th, 2011, Rhett Smith of San Antonio recently filed as a candidate for the Green Party’s Presidential nomination. Smith who previously ran for president as a Republican in 2008, has also run for U.S. Congressman, Governor of Texas, and Mayor of San Antonio. The Green Party website has yet to show Smith, he joins Robert Peace, Jill Stein, Mike Ballantine, Harley Mikkelson, and Kent Mesplay as...

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Republicans Get Taste of the Medicine They Prescribe to 3rd Parties
Dec30

Republicans Get Taste of the Medicine They Prescribe to 3rd Parties

Last week a beautiful thing happened in Virginia. All the Republican Presidential candidates, except for Ron Paul and Mitt Romney, got to taste their own medicine…the same medicine the GOP, along with the Democrats, have been giving 3rd parties for decades. I’ve said many times that we’re all Americans first before we register for a political party. So, I’m not taking a side other than the American side....

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