Daily Archives: September 1, 2008

Stop me if you heard this one before

Posted by Andrew Davis at LP Blog

Speaking at Stu Bykofsky’s annual “Candidates’ Comedy Night,” Barr brought down the house with a comedy routine riddled with local jabs, self-deprecation and even a few swipes at his opponents McCain and Obama.

“There are actually folks out there that think I don’t like John McCain,” jokes Barr.

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MSM, Daily KOS smear Palin for links to Alaska Independence Party

Republican VP hopeful Sarah Palin’s ties to third parties have been covered here and here. But the mainstream media — as well as the left-wing blogosphere — do not view Ms. Palin’s connections to the Alaska Independence Party quite as favorably.

Thanks to Eric Dondero of the Libertarian Republican blog for the tip.… Read more ...

Nader penetrates Idaho ballot access barriers for first time

Ballot Access News reports:

Ralph Nader’s success in getting on the Idaho ballot is noteworthy, because this had been one state in which he had never before been on the ballot. There are now only 4 states in which Nader has never been on the ballot: Georgia, North Carolina, Indiana, and Oklahoma.

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IPR Exclusive: Bob Bird on Sarah Palin

From Alaska Independence Party candidate for U.S. Senate, Bob Bird:

To the IPR Crew:

More on Palin and the Alaskan Independence Party.

Sarah indeed gave a brief DVD speech for the AIP faithful back in March, which I attended, along with conservative Republican Dave Cuddy, as we both were sending out feelers for a Senate run.… Read more ...

Barr campaign/supporters working to knock other parties off the ballot?

In a telephone conversation, Boston Tea Party Presidential candidate Charles Jay told me that individual(s) associated with the Barr campaign and/or known Barr supporters are working to remove the Objectivist and Boston Tea parties from state ballots by challenging their electors.

He also alludes to it on his blog,

The Boston Tea Party of Florida, on behalf of this campaign, turned in its presidential petition to the Florida Secretary of State on Friday.

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Gloria LaRiva (PSL) is in New Orleans as Hurricane Gustav bears down

From the PSL website, by way of Ballot Access News. Malik Rahim, who is mentioned in the article, is a Green Party candidate for Congress.

Socialist Party candidate Brian Moore also told me that the Louisiana Secretary of State’s office will not allow late filings on account of the hurricane.… Read more ...

Greens compare McKinney/Clemente and Obama/Biden on US war policies, impeachment, environment, and energy

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Monday, September 1, 2008

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Greens promote ‘Peace Slate’ and call Obama/Biden the ‘faux antiwar’ ticket, citing Obama’s record and warhawk positions on military funding, US troops in Afghanistan, threats against Iran; McKinney speaks out on Dems’ complicity in Bush-Cheney hijacking of the US

Video: Cindy Sheehan endorses Cynthia McKinney for President
Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOZlpLmL7wk
Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRNA6nnT2OY

Video: Cynthia McKinney discusses major issues
http://www.youtube.com/user/RunCynthiaRun
http://www.youtube.com/profile_videos?user=RunCynthiaRun

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Dennis Kucinich calls for impeachment, and calls for 1,000,000 to sign petition

While Dennis Kucinich is a Democrat, many third party candidates have joined him in his attempt to impeach president George W. Bush. He has already entered 35 articles of impeachment into the House record, gotten John Conyers to convene a hearing on impeachment, and now on September 10th he will present a petition to Nancy Pelosi. You can sign the petition here, and read about it below.… Read more ...