Stop pointing fingers, third party voters are not to blame

By: Jeremiah Van Auken ~Guest Writer~ “if [sic] u voted third party bc u thought u figure[d] out something everyone else didn’t, imma need u to sit down and think about what you’ve done.” This tweet was the first thing I read after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States.I had no idea that this was the first of many statements blaming third party voters for Donald Trump’s election last Tuesday night. I did not vote for Donald Trump. Rather, I voted for Gary Johnson. Over the course of Election Day, the attitude of almost everyone changed toward … Continue reading Stop pointing fingers, third party voters are not to blame

Listen, Gary Johnson is a viable option for the presidency

By: Jeremiah Van Auken ~Guest Writer~ It only seems natural that the same year the Cubs are going to the World Series is the same year a third party candidate has a viable path to the White House. I never would have guessed that the first presidential election I vote in, I’d be voting for a Libertarian, and I most definitely would have never guessed I’d be proud to do it. Governor Gary Johnson has firmly secured my vote, and this is why. Throughout this election, Johnson has been the only presidential candidate willing to talk about the issues, willing … Continue reading Listen, Gary Johnson is a viable option for the presidency