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Kicinski Plans Third-Party Bid in New York’s 22nd Congressional District

Kicinski Plans Third-Party Bid in New York’s 22nd Congressional District

Michael Kicinski, who polled nearly a third of the Republican primary vote on Tuesday while losing to U.S. Rep. Richard L. Hanna in New York’s 22nd congressional district, wasted little time in announcing that he will remain in the race as a third-party candidate. The 52-year-old Kicinski, an electronics engineer whose long-shot candidacy in the GOP primary [...]

Time Capsule: Former Prohibitionist Andrew J. Houston, Member of U.S. Senate

Time Capsule: Former Prohibitionist Andrew J. Houston, Member of U.S. Senate

Longtime Prohibitionist Andrew Jackson Houston, son of the legendary Sam Houston, the hero of San Jacinto and first president of the Lone Star Republic, died in a Baltimore hospital on this day in 1941. Two months before his death, the 87-year-old Houston had been appointed to the U.S. Senate by Gov. “Pappy” O’Daniel to fill [...]

Karger Looks to Make a Statement with Showing in Tomorrow's Final Primary

Karger Looks to Make a Statement with Showing in Tomorrow’s Final Primary

If you thought all of the Presidential primaries were over, think again.  On Tuesday, June 26, the voters in the state of Utah will head to the polls to cast their votes in the now meaningless Republican preference primary.  At stake are 40 delegates, to be pledged to the top vote getter. Even if all [...]

Time Capsule: Suspected Spy Alfred Stern Succumbs in Prague

Time Capsule: Suspected Spy Alfred Stern Succumbs in Prague

Alfred K. Stern, a former chairman of the Illinois State Housing Commission who once polled 16,529 votes as the American Labor Party’s nominee for the U.S. House in Manhattan’s twenty-first congressional district, died in Prague at the age of 88 on this day in 1986.  A multimillionaire investment broker who longed for an American ambassadorship, Stern had worked for Mayor [...]

Time Capsule: A Pair of Doves Prevail in New York Primary

Time Capsule: A Pair of Doves Prevail in New York Primary

Insurgent antiwar candidate Eugene J. McCarthy easily won the New York Democratic primary on this date in 1968. Coming only two weeks following Robert F. Kennedy’s tragic assassination after narrowly winning the California primary on June 4, McCarthy at first refused to actively campaign in the New York primary.  As in other states, McCarthy’s campaign in [...]

Die Hard Ron Paul Supporter Sums It Up Perfectly: 'I Will Not Quit'

Die Hard Ron Paul Supporter Sums It Up Perfectly: ‘I Will Not Quit’

If Gary Johnson or Virgil Goode needed any explanation as to why they ought not waste much time trying to win over the most devoted of the “Ronulans” out there, they should take a look at this video.  Created by a Paul-supporter who goes by the name TMOT, it was posted on the The Daily [...]

Jill Stein Struggling to Beat the Clock for Matching Funds

Jill Stein Struggling to Beat the Clock for Matching Funds

With less than a month to go before Greens will gather in Baltimore to officially name a candidate, presumptive nominee Jill Stein is working overtime to qualify for federal matching funds. Unfortunately for the Green Party, Stein’s campaign is just passing the half-way point as the final hours tick off the clock. According to the [...]

Wave of Backlash Hits Ron & Rand Over Romney Endorsement, Campaign Mismanagement

Wave of Backlash Hits Ron & Rand Over Romney Endorsement, Campaign Mismanagement

I took a lot of heat in the 100+ comments to my recent editorial about the failure and fraud that was the Ron Paul campaign of 2012.  In the piece, which you can read here, I argued that anyone still blindly worshiping Dr. Paul should have their heads examined.  Now that the details of his [...]

FAMILY TIES: The Biggest Difference Between Gary Johnson and Ron Paul

FAMILY TIES: The Biggest Difference Between Gary Johnson and Ron Paul

What’s the biggest difference between Congressman Ron Paul and Governor Gary Johnson? It’s not ideological, although there are some key and important distinctions on their positions. The biggest difference is money.  How much they have and how they’ve spent it. For Gary Johnson, his whole campaign has been a shoestring affair.  Having raised only several [...]

Rand Paul Endorses Mitt Romney

Rand Paul Endorses Mitt Romney

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul officially endorsed Mitt Romney for President on the Hannity program on Fox News tonight. Immediately following the endorsement, Romney’s campaign issued a statement, saying: “I am honored to have earned the endorsement of Rand Paul. Senator Paul has been a leading voice in the effort to scale back the size and [...]