Daily Archives: August 28, 2009

Wisconsin Constitution Party chair defends party’s endorsement of Republican

Constitution Party of Wisconsin Chairman Andrew Zuelke defended the party’s decision to endorse Republican candidate Daniel Mielke in the 2010 Seventh District U.S. House race in a guest piece for the Wausau Daily Herald. Zuelke writes, “A Constitution Party member invited Dan to attend our state convention last April. While there, he found the party’s platform reflected his values and became a member right there.… Read more ...

Limbaugh caller says Keyes ‘should be in the White House right now’

A 15-year-old from Hazleton, Pennsylvania, said on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show Friday that 2008 America’s Independent Party presidential nominee Alan Keyes should be president. After offering Limbaugh “mega dittos,” the caller said, “I went to a tea party we had here in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, and a man spoke. I don’t know if you might have heard of him.… Read more ...

Nader calls his first novel his ‘answer to Ayn Rand’

On its website, Variety reports that Ralph Nader, “crusader for the consumer, perennial presidential candidate and author of many nonfiction books taking on everything from General Motors to the government,” has written his first novel. “Only The Super-Rich Can Save Us!” will be released on September 22. The book “centers on 17 rich icons with a political bent, including Warren Beatty and Warren Buffet, and their fictional plan to turn the country’s fortunes around back in the year 2006.” Nader calls it “his ‘answer to Ayn Rand.’”… Read more ...

CT Public Funding Law Held Unconstitutional

from Ballot Access News
Connecticut Public Funding Law Held Unconstitutional Because it Discriminates Severely Against Minor Parties & Independent Candidates
/ August 27th, 2009

On August 27, U.S. District Court Judge Stefan Underhill, a Clinton appointee, held that Connecticut’s public funding law for candidates is so discriminatory in favor of the two major parties, and against all other parties and candidates, that it is unconstitutional in its entirety.

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Five Questions With Kenneth Kaplan

Kenneth Kaplan is running for governor of New Jersey as a Libertarian. Here are answers to five questions asked in an interview on nj.com:

1) Why are you running for Governor, and why would someone vote for you rather than Chris Christie or Jon Corzine?

I am running for Governor because I represent an ideological position in favor of individual liberty and limited government, which is diametrically opposed to what Corzine and Christie stand for.… Read more ...