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Old 10-07-2019, 01:49 PM
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Any Independent Presidential candidates campaigning yet?

First off, I hate Trump, not a fan of his admin or policy, and I'm a Independent/Libertarian with Republican leanings (hey, hey, put down that rotten fruit, m'kay, Trump is an utter classless moron and is a disgrace to the office of the President!)

that said, I don't think any of the Democrat candidates speak for me either, reasons are irrelevant to this thread, but none of them have any compelling arguments to me, and one in particular is utterly abhorrent to me and think that they should immediately drop out of the race.

Yes, I know voting Independent is most likely "throwing my vote away", but it's my vote, and no political candidate resonates with me anyway, and my state will probably go for one of the main party candidates I loathe anyway, so my vote really doesn't count in the big picture anyway....

so, any independent choices afield yet?
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Old 10-19-2019, 07:32 PM
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You're feeling like I am feeling; I am a Independent voter who is disillusioned with both political parties.

The Democratic Party has moved too far to the left.

The Republican Party has moved too far to the right.

The American economy gets a C- right now.

However, Howard Schultz got scared out from running as a centrist Independent from the leftwing.

The flawed Electoral College makes it difficult for any Independent to win an election.

An Independent candidate must get at least 15% in polling to qualify for a debate.

No, I don't see any Independents running in 2020---maybe Tulsi Gabbard.
Old Yesterday, 07:54 PM
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Wouldn't it be a little early for independents to be campaigning, given that, pretty much by definition, an "independent" either (a) doesn't have to run in primaries, so why bother wasting campaign money at this point, or (b) tried to get a party's nomination, so they wouldn't be independent yet?
Old Yesterday, 09:05 PM
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I assume by ‘Independent’ you mean the silly third parties. If so, here you go. Don Blankenship is trying to get the nomination of the Constitution Party
They’re basically a white supremacist party.
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