Daily Archives: August 13, 2009

Aug 15th: “A Civil Action to Democratize the Electoral College”

Asa Gordon is Chair of the D.C Statehood Green Party Electoral College Task Force; a member of the Green Party Black Caucus Organizing Committee; and is the founder and Executive Director of the Douglass Institute of Government (DIG).

On Saturday, August 15, 2009, in Massachusetts, Asa Gordon will be speaking about how to democratize the electoral college, and about his pro se work to try to achieve that end.… Read more ...

Chicago Sun-Times columnist ‘looking forward to’ Green U.S. Senate campaign

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Don Terry profiles LeAlan Jones, who is running for U.S. Senate in Illinois as a Green. Terry writes that the 30-year-old is “green all right. He has never sought political office. So he knows what you’re thinking: He’s a kid. He must be nuts. He doesn’t have a chance.… Read more ...

Legalize Marijuana Party founder profiled

Jazz News profiles Edward Forchion, a.k.a. “New Jersey Weedman”, who founded the Legalize Marijuana Party in 1998 and ran for several offices. In 2008, he “fled New Jersey in a self imposed political exile to sunny California, a state that, per the passage of the Prop. 215 Compassionate Use Act of 1996 and SB420 recognizes the legal use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.”

Forchion received 8,271 votes for New Jersey governor in 2005, and 11,593 votes for U.S.… Read more ...

Root endorses Internet marketing tool

A news release from CarbonCopyPRO says Wayne Allyn Root has endorsed the product, which the makers call “the premier internet marketing system and entrepreneurial education platform. In a recent interview with CarbonCopyPRO Senior Vice President Andrew Cass, the bestselling author, and media icon talked about how CarbonCopyPRO supports his personal commitment to entrepreneurship as a way to not only counteract the forces of the recession, but as a means to personal long term financial prosperity.” The release says that “as the Libertarian Party candidate for U.S.… Read more ...

America’s Independent Party of Tennessee chairman organizes protest

Nashville Scene reports Tom Kovach, chairman of America’s Independent Party of Tennessee, is organizing a demonstration outside a Nashville middle school for Friday morning. It was originally intended to protest an appearance by Rep. Jim Cooper, but Cooper has cancelled. Kovach says the protest will take place anyway.… Read more ...