Daily Archives: July 20, 2008

Green Party EcoAction Committee: First 100 days

Mato Ska is an active member of the EcoAction Committee of the Green Party. He sent me the committee’s proposal for the first 100 days of a Green Presidency.

First 100 Days Energy and Environmental Policy
The Green Party Platform:
Ecological and Energy Sustainability.

The human community is an element of the Earth community, not the other way around.… Read more ...

Minor party weekly radio addresses

I just watched the President’s weekly radio address rebroadcast on C-SPAN this morning, followed by the Democratic response from a Congressman.

As a Republican, I often wonder why third parties don’t emulate some these traditions from the major parties. It seems like a good way to gain additional acceptance and be treated on an equal footing.… Read more ...

Bob Barr visits dueling progressive and conservative blogger conferences in Austin

ElfNinosMom
quotes
from Slate at Last Free Voice:

What brings him to town? Barr is giving the keynote address this evening at RightOnline, the rival conservative blogger conference being held across the city. His Netroots Nation visit wasn’t anticipated, but conference political director Josh Orton said he was welcome as long as he paid the regular entrance fee.

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Green Party Congressional Roundup

Posted at Green Party Watch by Gregg Jocoy

This is essentially little more than a series of links to stories about Greens running for Congress.

Wanda Sabir writes about New Orleans based Green Malik Rahim and his campaign for Congress from his New Orleans district.

Perhaps candidates like Rahim who believe in a sustainable economy and true social justice will change the tenets of a party that is more on the page than the other two, which aren’t even in the right chapter.

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McKinney press conference

Posted by Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch. Gregg has given me permission to repost his articles here since he is too busy to cross post at the moment.

While she was in New York City recently, Cynthia McKinney held a press conference. In a comment here, Sherman Young suggested putting the video here, and that’s a wonderful idea.

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Reform Party picks candidates, officers

Ballot Access News reports

Dallas Reform Party Meeting
July 20th, 2008

The Reform Party meeting of July 18-19 in Dallas nominated Ted Weill of Tylertown, Mississippi for president, and Frank E. McEnulty of Long Beach, California, for vice-president. McEnulty has already been running as the presidential nominee of the New American Independent Party.

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Chuck Baldwin: Bush, McCain, Obama part of ‘global elite’

“Free republics are not known to have long life expectancies,” says Constitution Party presidential hopeful Chuck Baldwin. “At the ripe old age of two hundred and thirty-two, America is definitely showing her age. She is long past her prime, and some are predicting her demise. No, some are planning her demise.”

“Thomas Jefferson and the other founders of this once-great country believed there was a controlling cabal that was crafting America’s servitude.… Read more ...

Columnist praises N.C. Libertarian gubernatorial candidate

In his Greensboro News-Record column, Edward Cone offers “an update on Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Mike Munger, described last year in this column as ‘maybe too sane for high office’: North Carolinians put the Libertarian Party on the ballot for November, but Munger still is excluded from the gubernatorial debates. Munger’s party has earned the right to compete with the entrenched duopoly in this marketplace of ideas, but the debate sponsors are ignoring their obligation to the public.… Read more ...