The billionaire ran for president twice as a third-party candidate.
The lockdown on 3rd Party candidates and Democracy is further exemplified by the concession of the Presidential debates by the League of Women Voters to the Commission on Presidential Debates.
Trump and Perot have a few obvious things in common.
Southerners are downright feisty about their independence. There's a great sign at a park on the Alabama-Tennessee border which proclaims "We Dare Defend Our Rights!" Yet this rebellious streak doesn't seem to translate to independent candidates or third party challengers, who tend to fare poorly in Dixie.
Both major political parties in America are shepherding crafty plans to benefit their side at the expense of the other. What neither side sees is that in trying to kill off the other, their protracted and intense internecine warfare is moving the country away from the shared public good.
Democratic President Jimmy Carter had presided over foreign policy crises in 1979 - including the taking of hostages from
The fact is that there's no reason that an independent couldn't rise to a larger share of the popular vote. Independents have won several elections for governor in the past 25 years when competing against two strong major party nominees.
Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest people avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it. Why?
Trump makes a big move.
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Is this what it's like to have an executive decision maker from the private sector run for political office? Into this Republican chaos enters Donald Trump, system disruptor extraordinaire who will accelerate the demise of Republican politics as we know them and help stabilize a new system.
In many respects, the 1992 Independent campaign of populist insurgent H. Ross Perot could serve as an archetype for an Independent candidacy today. That year, Perot garnered 18.9 percent of the popular vote.
Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest students avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it.
Over the past few months, protests have erupted in the halls of the U.S. Capital, and in the streets outside, to thwart the passing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)--a boon to corporate interests, the protesters argue, and an anathema to U.S workers.
Hillary's own track record while Senator from New York flies in the face of her posturing on outsourcing. Among labor officials, a nagging question about her commitment to protecting U.S. jobs stemmed from a deal she helped broker for Tata Consultancy Services, one of India's largest technology firms.
Even as President Obama chooses to highlight growing income inequality in his State of the Union address, his administration seeks to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).