Video Released of Franklin Pierce Debate Featuring Andy Martin

Former NH Senate candidate Andy Martin.

After months of requests from The Saturnalian for Franklin Pierce University to upload video of its August 21 U.S. Senate debate, the University finally added the debate to its YouTube channel yesterday . The video features five candidates for the Republican Party’s Senate nomination in New Hampshire.  Participants included perennial candidate Andy Martin, whom The Saturnalian chronicled here in July.  Former Senator Bob Smith also took part in the debate. Continue reading

Robert Milnes Forms Coalition with Nazis

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PLANSS founder Milnes gives a speech.

2016 Libertarian Party presidential candidate and Progressive Libertarian Alliance Strategy (PLAS) founder Robert Milnes has formed a new electoral coalition. This time it includes Nazis.

Milnes announced the plan Wednesday on The PLAS Place blog. He calls it PLANSS, or the Progressive Libertarian Alliance with National Socialists Strategy. Continue reading

Meet Larry Pressler, South Dakota’s so-called Independent Senate Candidate

With longtime Democratic Senator Tim Johnson of South Dakota not seeking re-election, the race for his open U.S. Senate seat is wide open.  Republican nominee and former governor Mike Rounds currently leads the polls over his three opponents: Democrat Rick Weiland, Independent Gordon Howie, and Independent Larry Pressler.  Pressler, 72, represented South Dakota in the Senate as a Republican from 1979 to 1997.  He is hoping to revive his political career after a long absence from public office.  In a recent SurveyUSA poll, Pressler jumped to second place in the race, just three points behind Rounds.  With Weiland not included in the poll, Pressler leads Rounds 54 percent to 39 percent.  However, despite Pressler’s momentum and apparent independent/outsider perspective, he evades citizen journalists like myself, acting more like an establishment duopoly candidate than a genuine independent.

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All-American Basketball Alliance Revisited

In 2010, Georgia boxing promoter Don “Moose” Lewis announced his intention to create the All-American Basketball Alliance (AABA).  The Alliance sought to establish a league of basketball teams based in twelve southeastern U.S. cities.  The teams were to be made up entirely of natural-born White American citizens.  Lewis’s stated goal was to return fundamentals to American basketball and give opportunity to White players.  African-Americans make up the majority of the NBA, the premier American basketball league. Continue reading