Earlier this year, former US Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK) left the Democratic Party’s presidential race to instead seek the nomination of the Libertarian Party. While that party passed him over in favor of former US Representative Bob Barr (R-GA), his ideas seem to be catching on with Libertarians.… Read more ...
Chuck Baldwin recently penned an article about his historical heroes, which includes his favorite presidents, founding fathers, Christians, and southerners. Some of the picks that may raise Constitutionalist and Libertarian eyebrows include John Adams, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan.
How can anyone not like Teddy Roosevelt? He is an American legend, the hero of San Juan Hill, and an American icon.
Zogby and WorldNetDaily have commissioned a poll which will include Ralph Nader, Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin, Alan Keyes, and Cynthia McKinney to be performed this weekend. Joseph Farah is the founder and chief-editor of WorldNetDaily, where this story is originating, and is also the self-proclaimed leader of the “None of the Above” movement in 2008, which advocates either non-voting or voting for a third-party presidential contender.… Read more ...
Ben Olson III; a 55-year-old bartender, construction worker, and sawmill owner; will challenge the controversial 9/11 Truther Kevin Barrett for the Libertarian Party’s nomination in Wisconsin’s 3rd district. But Olson is not opposing Barrett based on his 9/11 theories, but for what he considers to be Barrett’s support for “socialist ideas.”
“He canâ€™t espouse socialist ideas like government-run health care and propping up Social Security and still claim to be a Libertarian,” Olson says in an August 11 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article.… Read more ...
In a letter to the editior in the Capitol Times, Libertarian Congressional Candidate, Kevin Barrett looks like he is voting for Cynthia McKinney.
Also, note that there are a number of good third-party candidates this year, including Libertarian presidential hopeful Bob Barr and Green Party sensation Cynthia McKinney, who has twice the brains and three times the cojones of the major party “men.” If you like the idea of a woman president, but also like the idea of a person of color in the Oval Office, vote for McKinney and you’ll get both — and the best candidate as well.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8–At a news conference today Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader outlined his plan to empty prisons of non-violent drug offenders and fill them up with corporate criminals.
“Non-violent drug offenses are being over prosecuted and corporate crime is being under prosecuted,” Nader said. “The Justice Department must begin to reverse course, crank up the crackdown on corporate crime, and end the cruel and inhumane war on non-violent drug possession.”
“The criminal justice system is broken–so badly that one hardly knows where to begin describing the breakdown,” Nader said.
Press Release from the Barr campaign. This one may be of particular interest given Barr’s professional background, which is described in the last paragraph.
Atlanta, GA — â€œWe typically make fun of bungled police operations by saying they were conducted by the gang that couldnâ€™t shoot straight,â€ notes Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party candidate for president.
Greens call rise of gas prices and demand for expanded drilling a manipulation by oil companies seeking control over US energy policy
WASHINGTON, DC — Green candidates and leaders called Barack Obama’s and John McCain’s positions on energy policy, gas prices, and global warming a capitulation to corporate lobbies, and urged adoption of the Green Party’s plan to reduce fossil fuel consumption, generate new jobs in conservation and new energy sources, and curb the advance of climate change.