Justice Party Presidential Candidate Rocky Anderson on Transparency and the Rule of Law Under Obama

By: Wednesday August 22, 2012 4:15 pm

Below is a transcript of Kevin’s interview with Justice Party presidential candidate, Rocky Anderson. He addresses the importance of having a candidate with a commitment to the rule of law, along with why prosecutions of people who commit financial or war crimes are necessary. He comments on the Obama administration’s record on transparency and openness, on whistle blowers, including the prosecution of Pfc. Bradley Manning. The notion of looking forward and not back, which Obama has promoted with his presidency, and the struggles one faces as a third party presidential candidate are highlighted as well.


Green Party’s Jill Stein: Romney Is a Wolf in Wolf’s Clothing, Obama Is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (video)

By: Sunday August 12, 2012 6:30 pm

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein sits down with RT America to discuss the current state of the nation and the systemic forces that work against all efforts for real progressive reform. The video proceeds the following transcript highlights:

Noooo Americans Elect Whyyyyy

By: Friday May 18, 2012 6:01 pm

How could an idea as brilliant as Americans Elect fail? HOW???

Occupy Doesn’t Need to Get With the Vote

By: Thursday May 3, 2012 1:25 pm

Occupy may not have reached “critical mass” yet. It may not be that movement that can force the White House and Congress to change “national policy on matters of war and social justice.” But, if energy and resources are put into running candidates, it’s virtually certain there will be little chance of growing a movement and building a force that can tug this nation in a less corporate and destructive direction.

Majorities from Every Political Ideology Want Option of Third Party

By: Tuesday May 10, 2011 9:33 am

Overall, 52 percent of Americans would like to add a third major political party, while only 40 percent feel Democrats and Republicans do an adequate job representing the American people, according to the latest Gallup poll. The interesting finding of this poll is that it found across the political spectrum, liberals, moderates and conservatives, all equally felt the need for more than the two parties.

FDL Membership Webinar Wednesday: Our Role in the 2012 Election

By: Monday May 9, 2011 3:15 pm

To help define what role Firedoglake should play in the 2012 election and beyond, on Wednesday, May 11, at 7:00 pm EDT, I plan, as part of the FDL members webinar series, to examine four basic electoral strategies that have been used by groups or organizations to influence the political process.

FL Sen: Crist Makes It Official, Will Run as an Independent

By: Thursday April 29, 2010 3:30 pm

In a press conference concluded just moments ago, Charlie Crist, the Governor of Florida, announced he would end his campaign for US Senate as a Republican and run with no party affiliation. This sets up a likely three-way race for the Florida seat between Crist, Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Kendrick Meek.

FL Sen: Crist Does the Polling, Looks to Go Indie

By: Wednesday April 28, 2010 12:45 pm

Tomorrow we will discover Charlie Crist’s decision on whether to leave the Republican Party and run for the US Senate as an independent. And apparently, he’s taken a look at the idea in a poll, and saw numbers he liked.

FL-Sen: Republicans Will Choose Party Over Crist

By: Friday April 23, 2010 8:45 am

It’s a testament to the institutional power of the Republican Party that not even the man Charlie Crist appointed to the US Senate, his former chief of staff, would follow him to an independent bid if Crist decided on that option.

Wake Me When SEIU’s “North Carolina First Party” Runs a Candidate

By: Friday April 9, 2010 6:40 am

Larry Kissell, one of the three North Carolina Dems who voted No on health care, has a primary challenger in Nancy Shakir, and this might be somewhere the NC First Party wants to go. But the primary is, um, next month, and right now NC First is in the “talking” and “figuring out what it wants to do” stage of development. It is virtually impossible for it to be a factor in the 2010 midterms.

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