It is not simply a matter of big money in politics. There is big money in all of American life. The more pervasive problem is that we now have self-interested political institutions — the parties — that are considered “too big to fail.” Are we supposed to protect them and their refusal to share power with the people at all costs?

Oprah Winfrey – Why I’m an Independent Voter
November 5, 2018

"I don't want any party," said Winfrey at a campaign event for Stacey Abrams, Democratic Party candidate for Governor of Georgia, "and I don’t want any kind of partisan influence telling me what decisions I get to make for myself.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: 87% of Independents Believe They Don’t Get it from the Media, the Political Parties or the Candidates
October 18, 2018

In a blockbuster survey of close to 5,000 independent voters conducted from early June through Labor Day, non-aligned voters rendered a clear verdict on whether they get the respect they deserve from the media, the political parties or the candidates. A resounding 87.56% said they did not.

Independent Voter Panel Rebels on Fox News
September 5, 2018

A panel of independent voters brought together by Fox & Friends on October 22nd to share their views on the midterm elections deftly displayed the power of independence by diffusing a partisan trap set around the topic of immigration.

All Eyes on California’s Top Two Primary
June 5, 2018

“I think it’s fantastic because it gives independent voters a voice in the process,” said CA Congressman Ro Khanna of the top two primary system. “My belief is the future of the progressive movement has to be a coalition between Democrats, independents, third party candidates — and this top two system does that.”