Category Archives: Constitution Party

Peter Gemma: A Conservative Defense Budget Should be A Conservative Cause

From ConstitutionParty.com:

A Conservative Defense Budget Should be A Conservative Cause
20 March 2014

- by Peter B. Gemma – National Executive Committee member -

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Admiral Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, asserts that the “most significant threat to our national security is our debt.”

The money we spend on weaponry — and the fingers that fire them — is staggering. For example, the 2012 Department of Defense budget (more than the annual defense budgets of the 10 next largest military spenders combined, including Russia and China) was almost 100 percent of the U.S. deficit that year.

Neo-con foreign policy is expensive — we are shooting a quarter million bullets for each dead Afghani and Iraqi [read more]

Constitution Party of Illinois nominates statewide candidates

The Constitution Party of Illinois met to nominate its statewide candidates yesterday. From Facebook:

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Update for Statewide Candidates: Governor: Michael Oberline; Lt Governor: Randy Constitutional Evangelist Stufflebeam: Secretary of State: Stacy Moss; Treasurer: Mike Nicestro; Comptroller: Timothy Goodcase; Attorney General: Joe Bell; US Senate: Chad Koppie.

Two of the candidates were previous CP nominees. Current national [read more]

Darrell Castle: How The Republic Became A Monarchy

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by Darrell Castle, CP Executive Committee member and 2008 Constitution Party Vice-Presidential Candidate

FROM JEFFERSON TO WILSON

How did the United States change from the republic envisioned by the framers into a monarchy with its royal court that it has become today? I started thinking about this when I was analyzing the State of the Union speech given by President Barack Obama recently and I decided to go back and look at State of the Union speeches given in the past. What I found was that Thomas Jefferson, when he became President, decided not to give a State of the Union speech at all because he thought that walking out in front of a joint session of Congress reminded him of the British monarchy that the country had gone through a war to be rid of. Instead of a speech, he wrote a letter to Congress, intentionally vague, so that it wouldn’t seem like a royal decree and then he had a clerk read it out loud to the Congressmen and Senators.

The Constitution doesn’t require a speech. [read more]

Utah Minor Party & Independent Candidate Filings for Federal & State Office

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From Ballot Access News:

Filing has closed for Utah primaries. Here is a list of candidates for federal and state office this year. Thanks to Cody Quirk for the link.

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LIBERTARIAN PARTY

Craig Bowden, U.S. House District 1
Jim Vein, U.S. House District 4
Andrew McCullough, Attorney General
Dwight Steffner, State Senate District 18
Brent Zimmerman, State Senate District 22
Roger Condie, State [read more]