Author Archives: William Saturn

Gary Johnson is Not the Free Speech Candidate

Gary Johnson

This past week, shortly after he announced he was mounting a second run for the presidency, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s 2012 presidential nominee, shocked libertarians with his declaration (to at least three news sources) that the face covering worn by many Muslim women, the burqa, should be banned from public places.  Though Johnson later retracted the comment (after much condemnation from libertarians), it provides evidence that his instincts on free expression, particularly of unpopular views, swing statist rather than libertarian. Continue reading

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,600 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.

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Interview with Billy Roper

Billy Roper, a White Nationalist and briefly a candidate for the 2012 presidential nomination of the now-defunct Boston Tea Party, took some time to answer questions about his recent activities and his thoughts on 2016 American Freedom Party presidential nominee Bob Whitaker and the Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.

Roper is a former member of the National Alliance and is the founder of White Revolution, which folded in 2011.  As covered at Uncovered Politics, he ran as a write-in candidate for governor of Arkansas in 2010, and, in addition to his Boston Tea Party candidacy, was the 2012 presidential nominee of the Nationalist Party before withdrawing from the race.
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Exclusive Interview with American Freedom Party Presidential Nominee Bob Whitaker

Bob Whitaker

In an American Third Party Report exclusive, Bob Whitaker, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Freedom Party, answers questions about his background, political views, and presidential campaign.  Below is the transcript and audio of the interview. Continue reading

Tom Tancredo Slams Michelle Obama

Tom Tancredo

Former Republican Congressman Tom Tancredo was the Constitution Party’s nominee for Governor of Colorado in 2010.  He finished in second place with 36.4%, the best showing by a third party candidate in a gubernatorial election since Jesse Ventura was elected Governor of Minnesota in 1998.  Tancredo rejoined the Republican Party after the election but recently left the party to be a political independent.  Yesterday he posted the following on Facebook concerning factual inaccuracies in a speech delivered by First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading

Pat Buchanan Addresses Donald Trump’s Proposed Moratorium on Muslim Immigration

From IPR

Yesterday, the Reform Party’s 2000 presidential nominee Pat Buchanan, whose long history with current Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was documented here last July, wrote a column for World Net Daily on Trump’s recent proposal to halt Muslim immigration into the United States: Continue reading