Daily Archives: April 20, 2011

Citizens Party Presidential Candidate List

This was sent to me by a Facebook friend:

Below is the current complete list of possible 2012 Citizens Party Presidential Candidates. This list includes declared candidates, likely candidates (already expressed some interest in seeking our nomination), and draft candidates (unknown if they have or will have any interest in seeking our nomination) submitted by our members.… Read more ...

How the Donald Trumped the National Media

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee

I have spent the past few years predicting economic Armageddon on TV and radio shows across America. I have predicted the collapse of the dollar, the decline of the economy, the dangers of the debt and the Fed, and the incredible rise of gold and silver.… Read more ...

Some information on Alan Page’s Green campaign for the April 26th DC special election

At the request of a commenter, here is a bit of information about what appears to be an energetic and exciting Green campaign in the nation’s capital.  The candidate is Alan Page, an attorney, single father, community activist, and journalist, among other things, who is running for an at-large seat on the District’s city council.  … Read more ...

FL election bill would increase signatures needed for new party presidential candidate from zero to over 335,000

From Ballot Access News:

On April 18, the Florida Secretary of State’s omnibus election law bill was amended to require new political parties who wish to place a presidential nominee on the ballot to submit a petition signed by a number of voters, equal to 4% of the last presidential vote.

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Georgia residents given chance to voice opinion on nation’s most restrictive ballot access law

From Ballot Access News:

In one week, the Georgia Elections Advisory Council will hold its first public meeting. The purpose of this meeting is to let Georgia residents express themselves about problems with Georgia’s election laws. The first meeting is Wednesday, April 27, at 10 a.m., in room 341 of the Georgia state Capitol.

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Green Party of PA endorses total ban on fracking, leads Earth Day actions against the practice

A press release from the Green Party of Pennsylvania (the resolution is included below, as well):

Friday April 22 marks the 41st anniversary of Earth Day.  The seventies brought promise with the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, the passage of the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and the Endangered Species Act. … Read more ...

Three upcoming Green Party of Philadelphia events

The Green Party of Philadelphia has three events in the next two weeks.  First, they will be demonstrating against fracking on Earth Day.  Next, they will be holding a monthly meeting.  Finally, on May Day they will be having a community celebration.  More details below.

Earth Day demonstration at the local Department of Environmental Protection:

Citizens opposed to gas drilling will hold an Earth Day Demonstration Against Fracking, at 4:00 p.m.

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California: LP Candidate Steve Collett Speaks Out on Immigration and Drug Policy

From a media release by the Collett campaign:

Libertarian Congressional candidate Steve Collett has focused his campaign on U.S. drug prohibition and immigration policies with America’s important neighbor and trading partner Mexico. He has released several statements on his website www.ElectCollett.com with titles such as, “Mexico Death Counter”, “Economic Prosperity and Immigration are not Zero Sum Games”, and “I am the End Drug Prohibition Candidate”.… Read more ...

Free & Equal: Georgia election reform hearings may undo the legacy of hate

From a media release by Free & Equal:

In 1964, the federal government reacted to a shameful but undeniable truth, that in many places in our country the most fundamental element of American freedom, the right to vote in a fair election process, was not only failing, it was being intentionally misused.… Read more ...

Greens: Emerging deal on the federal budget fulfills GOP plan to dismantle government and destroy the social safety net

From a Green Party media release:

For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Obama’s retreat from promises of change led to the Democrats’ sell-out and a battle to save Social Security, Medicare, collective bargaining, public broadcasting, the EPA, scientific research, and Planned Parenthood

Greens blast Obama’s proposed $1 trillion cut in Medicare and Medicaid and the budget deal’s ‘tyrannical’ policies imposed on the District of Columbia, including denial of funds for abortion

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders urged President Obama to expand his goal of raising taxes on the wealthiest tax brackets, and insisted that the key to dealing with the deficit is reversing tax cuts for the wealthy, even greater reductions in military spending, and ending the wars.… Read more ...