Daily Archives: December 22, 2009

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders denied single payer, promotes clinics

Even though Vermont’s independent Senator Bernie Sanders was forced to withdraw his amendment for a national single payer system recently, he has managed to put language into the health care bill that would allocate somewhere between $10 billion and $14 billion for thousands [read more]

Green Party member’s civil action against Electoral College Mal-Apportionment goes to court 1/14/10

On The Wilder Side, also at GP.org and contact.ipr@gmail.com:

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Green Party calls Asa Gordon’s action a demand for fair elections, voters’ rights, and racial justice
A major voting rights civil action filed by Green Party leader [read more]

Massachusetts: Health Care, Afghanistan Top First Senate Debate

WBUR reports:

Republican Scott Brown, Democrat Martha Coakley and Independent candidate Joseph Kennedy take questions during a live radio talk show on WBZ-AM on Monday. (Steven Senne/AP)

BOSTON — The three candidates running to fill the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s Senate seat sparred on everything from [read more]

Breaking: Badnarik reported hospitalized after heart attack

From an email apparently written by Gary Franchi, national director of Restore the Republic, and forwarded by a Campaign For Liberty activist:

I just received word that the President of the 2009 Continental Congress and 2004 Presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party, Michael Badnarik had a Heart Attack this morning and [is] in an unconscious state. His condition is serious.

His Mother, Elaine, reported to me that Michael was in Madison, Wisconsin attending a hearing regarding a raw milk case. After the hearing he got in a car to go to lunch with friends, He then slumped over. His friends attempted CPR and contacted the paramedics. They attempted to revive him 3 times with no success. Upon the 4th attempt his heart was revived yet with erratic behavior.

He was taken by helicopter to Gunderson Lutheran Hospital CCU in Lacrosse, WI. Please do no call or visit the hospital, only family is allowed.

Watch IPR for more details as they become [read more]