Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson open to pardoning Edward Snowden

The political climate in America in recent memory has never been so open minded. The Libertarian Party in the last election landed around one percent in the presidential race, with former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson showing himself to be an attractive alternate to Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama. In the time since, third […]

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol’s Never Trump secret weapon is underwhelming

The #NeverTrump movement has become quite vocal in the last few months. As the Republican primary continued forward, it became increasingly clear who the frontrunner was. Senator Rand Paul, the leading libertarian in the race, dropped out. Social conservative hero Dr. Ben Carson dropped out. Original establishment favorite Jeb Bush and the rising star Senator […]

Gary Johnson wins Libertarian Party presidential nomination

It’s official: The Libertarian Party has a presidential candidate. Gary Johnson won today at the Libertarian Party’s National Convention On the first ballot, Johnson missed the majority by less than a percentage point, at 49.514%. On the second round balloting however, Johnson secured victory. The Libertarian Party has enjoyed an unprecedented level of attention this […]

Maine Democratic Party remains silent after DNC Vice Chairman slams activists over superdelegate vote

The superdelegate saga has been an ongoing storyline this primary season for a number of reasons. One, there is the political aspect of it, with a great number of the superdelegates pulling for the established Democrat as opposed to the grassroots candidate. There is also the philosophical argument opposing the elevation of certain party figures […]

DNC Vice Chairman Raymond Buckley goes to war with Maine Democrats over superdelegates

It’s been fairly clear to this point that Senator Bernie Sanders has not been the favorite child of the powers that be in the Democratic National Committee. As the primary has dragged on, the feud between party establishment favorite Hillary Clinton and Senator Sanders has escalated. A controversial point for Democratic grassroots activists is the […]

Why The Maine GOP should remove traditional marriage from their platform

Marriage can be a touchy topic in politics. Should homosexuals be able to engage in a legal relationship together, and live their lives with the benefits of a state recognized heterosexual couple? More often than not, this tends to be a partisan battle, with Democrats arguing in favor of same-sex marriage and Republicans arguing against. […]