On December 19, a Superior Court in Sacramento, California, held oral arguments in King v Bowen, the lawsuit over the identity of the state officers of the American Independent Party. The judge issued a tentative ruling, saying that the case is procedurally defective. Assuming the judge issues the tentative ruling as a final ruling next week, once more the merits of the case will not have been reached.
On December 19, Ralph Nader again asked the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court to reconsider the order that he must pay fees to cover the costs of removing him from the ballot in 2004. Here is the latest brief.
In a series of posts at Ballot Access News today, Richard Winger writes:
In 2004, Ralph Nader was on the ballot in jurisdictions containing 50.8% of the national presidential vote cast that year. In those jurisdictions, he polled .67% of the total presidential vote cast in those places.
In 2008, Nader was on the ballot in jurisdictions containing 84.4% of the national presidential vote cast that year.… Read more ...
Today the Green Party is urging Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship & Immigration to stop the deportation proceedings against US Iraq war resister, Cliff Cornell, whose proceedings have been moved to December 19th, and to implement the motion adopted by Canadaâ€™s Parliament on June 3rd to allow all U.S.
Found at Root For America. Root was the 2008 Libertarian Party candidate Vice President, came in third for the Presidential nomination, and is a contender for the party’s 2012 Presidential nomination. He also plans to seek lower level office, including Mayor of Las Vegas in 2011. … Read more ...
Explaining why he would invite California Prop 8 advocate Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration, President-elect Barak Obama said, “We have to disagree without being disagreeable and then focus on those things that we hold in common as Americans.”
Which is why David Duke will be acting as an usher.
Earlier this year, while speaking in Fargo, North Dakota, Colleen Donley brought her nine year old son, Adam, from Perham, Minnesota, to the gathering to complain about the curriculum materials on the presidential race produced by Scholastic Magazine. Adam wanted to vote for me but their mock paper ballots had only two choices picturing John McCain and Barack Obama.
One of the more amusing tricks of the NeoConTarian faction is to challenge the accuracy of even the smallest statement and use sweeping generalizations like “rant” and “liar” to attack those who they wish to avoid addressing directly.
Constitution Party Leaders Plan For Future Growth, Development and Outreach.
The National Committee of the Constitution Party, in concluding its 16th year of operation, and determined not to waste any time in preparing for the next four years, held an important post-election national meeting in Orlando, Florida this past weekend.