Daily Archives: November 20, 2010

Green Party lauds Pittsburgh City Council Decision to ban fracking in city limits

A press release from the Green Party of Pennsylvania, which supports banning hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) for natural gas and organized statewide protests against the practice on Earth Day:

Last week, Pittsburgh City Council voted to ban hydrofracturing, or
“fracking” within city limits.  Fracking is a [read more]

NY Capitol News: Story about the Independence Party, and its chairman’s strategies

In NY Capitol News, Chris Bragg publishes a story which gives a glimpse into the mind of NY Independence Party chairman Frank MacKay’s mind, and a glimpse into various third party strategies and opportunities. [read more]

Nader: TSA is delivering naked insecurity

Ralph Nader has run for President as a Green Party candidate, and more recently as an independent. Nader has published an opinion piece at USA Today called “TSA is delivering naked insecurity”. In the article, Nader notes: “Pregnant women, parents with young children, adherents of religions, amputees and people with wireless insulin pumps or embedded medical devices are increasingly saying, ‘No thanks’. They do not believe they should be exposed to technology that could pose risks, may malfunction, and certainly invades their privacy.” [read more]