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What Is The Real Motivation For Jill Stein’s Recounts?

In an effort being lead by Jill Stein, the Green Party’s 2016 presidential candidate, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan could all be asked to recount the votes from...

Love The NY Times Vote Forecast Dashboard

The NY Times may not be the high quality news organization it once was, but they have totally tapped into my Dominos-Pizza-Tracker-Lover self with their LIVE Presidential Forecast dashboard. It’s geeky and very cool!

Michael Hackmer’s 2016 Presidential Election Prediction

First of all, I hope everyone has a safe Election Day. Now… On to my 2016 Presidential Election Prediction! In my final review of the polling data and national trends, I think this has shaped up to be an even closer election than many anticipated.

SPONSORED: How The U.S. Military Uses Instagram

How do the armed forces of the United States use Instagram? Who is most successful and why? And how can people communicate with our men and women in the military on this social channel? Click here to read this report from Social Web Tactics to learn more.

Colombia uncovers and destroys 775 mines

It is a truly foreign concept to many of us here in the US, but in many countries throughout the world, the use of land mines is a serious issue. Many terrorist organizations use land mines to kill and create chaos in whatever twisted campaign they are waging.

Hugo Chavez Wants Venezuelan Film Producers to Develop Socialist Soap Operas

As if Venezuelans do not have enough challenges. Facing a 50% devaluation in their currency (announced by Chavez this past weekend), record crime rates, power outages, collapsing industrial infrastructure and food shortages, President Chavez is asking film producers to alter Venezuela’s beloved soap operas or telenovelas to make “socialist soap operas” as part of his plan to reduce the amount of capitalism on television.


In Story About Ivanka Trump, Politico Gives Her Red, Evil Eyes. Effect Missing In Pictures Of Democratic Women

In story published on Politico today about Ivanka Trump getting an office in West Wing of the House House, but not becoming a government employee (Ivanka Trump set to get West Wing office as role expands), the online political journal uses a large photo of the first daughter with a serious face, a dark maroon outfit, and large, red circles in her eyes.

Will ESPN’s Decline In Quality Fuel The Rise Of More Citizen Sports Journalists?

Anyone see anything wrong with this headline: “Butler’s play will be revisited when Patriots face Broncos” I am not going to obsess on the topic of ESPN’s decline in quality over the years, but I will say that it has been noticed by a lot of people in the comment sections for ESPN’s articles, and it deserves a post.

Why more politicized news anchors are a good thing

There seems to be concern from all sides of the American public about the lack of objective journalism in mass media, and the breakdown of the traditional wall that stood between reporters and the politicians they covered. Well, the truth is – mass media is changing.


Latest updates from the National and State Parties

  • September 11, 2001 - Never Forget

    Reform Party of Virginia Statement on the 16th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

    The Reform Party of Virginia release my statement today on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001: “Today, we remember one of the darkest times in our nation’s history. “We remember brave acts. We remember the souls of our loved ones, and those souls our fellow Americans...

  • Reform Party - National

    Reform Party Statement on UVA Situation

    The situation at the University of Virginia reminds us that hate still exists in the country, and that no matter how far we move as a society, that the fringe right will stand against progress. The actions of Nazis, Neo-Confederates and Klansman in Virginia symbolize the worst in American politics, ...

  • Reform Party - National

    Reform Party Statement on Party Principles

    Many politicians and political parties change with the wind, and move in the direction of least resistance. The Reform Party has stood proudly against the establishment since 1996, and will not move away from opening the ballots, ending gerrymandering and limiting the influence of lobbyists on legis...

  • Reform Party - Florida

    Florida Reform Party Chairman Paul Bachmann Running Florida State House District 66

    Reform Party of Florida Chairman and disability issues activist Paul Bachmann is running for Florida State House District 66. Even though this is his first run for office, Mr. Bachmann has been participating in the American political process for ten years. He has worked on several campaigns in the p...

  • Reform Party - National

    Statement on the Georgia’s 6th District Congressional Race

    The Reform Party is its own party, and does not actively support the Democrats or the Republicans. It runs its own candidates, and opposes officeholders from both parties including President Trump. We would however like to state that it was possible for the Democrats to win in South Carolina Distric...


News and polls around independent candidates and third parties.


Latest updates from two of my political initiatives.