Third Party Candidates

Why Vote? Reasons 1,150 - 1,158 Bob Barr and Cynthia McKinney won't be the only also-rans in the pack of presidential...

Why Vote? Reasons 1,150 - 1,158Bob Barr and Cynthia McKinney won't be the only also-rans in the pack of presidential contenders. Most people know about the Libertarian and Green parties' candidates, but there are others--aside from the Dems' and the GOP's, of course--and they have their own ideas about how to govern this country. After reading this, you won't be able to say that you didn't know all your options.

Gene Amundson Prohibition Party:

Chuck Baldwin Constitution Party:

Charles Jay Boston Tea Party: "Why wouldn't I run? is the real question. I'm going to win if I get through to the end, because somewhere along the line, we're going to change some minds."

Jackson Kirk Grimes United Fascist Union: "We must end the reign of terror of the capitalist elite. To correct the flaws in modern society, the United Fascist Union recommends halting the monopolies on utilities; imposing strict censorship on the press; halting urban sprawl; and enacting rules of public conduct that police would enforce rigidly."

Alan Keyes America's Independent Party: "If you really want to see a change in government then we need to restore the credibility of the Republican party-a credibility that has been destroyed by the betrayal of promises to keep government limited and a betrayal that has resulted in outrageously high budget deficits."

Gloria La Riva Party for Socialism and Liberation: "As a worker and a union leader who represents workers who are losing their jobs left and right, my run for the presidency is against the corporations, the banks, and big money-the pillars of the American plutocracy."

Frank McEnulty New American Independent Party:

Brian Moore Socialist Party USA:

Ralph Nader Independent: "[Millennials] are the first generation that, when polled, say they're not going to be as well off as their parents. And the indicators are all coming down: millions of Americans not making a living wage, not even close-Wal-Mart wages, McDonald's wages, Kmart wages. Just think of that. This is the richest country in the world."
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Footage from September 2018 shows an officer pushing Perez to the ground. After Perez got to his feel, multiple officers kicked and punched him in an attempt to get him back on the ground.

Perez claims he was responding to insults hurled at him by the officers. The police say that Perez was picking a fight. The altercation left Perez with a broken nose, scrapes, swelling, and bruises from his hips to his shoulder.

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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual acts in the first degree in New York City.

The jury was unanimous in its convictions as well as two not-guilty verdicts on predatory sexual assault charges involving actress Annabella Sciorra.

The Miramax co-founder may spend the rest of his natural life behind bars.

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