Independent American Party: Hold Your Reps Accountable for the Death of the Bill of Rights

From Zack Strong & Kelly Gneiting at the IAP website:

Tell your reps!

These words are an early draft of the IAP’s Freedom Documents, comprising 15 pages.

Because we, as Americans, have not heeded the advice of our Founding Fathers, these times have become the most perilous in our nation’s history.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: I Just Got Back from Texas

From Jill Stein 2016:

I just returned from a weeklong trip to Texas, and I wanted to let you know –

It’s unbelievably exciting how ready people are for a campaign that gives voice to what they believe and care about.

In Texas I met so many people doing inspiring work that it’s impossible to cover them all, but I wanted to share just a few highlights with you…

My first stop was Denton, where I met with Frack Free Denton, the people who passed the first fracking ban in Texas.… Read more ...

American Freedom Party’s Sean Donahue Running for Hazleton, PA Mayor

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From Steve Mocarsky at the Times Leader, reposted to the American Freedom Party website:

Most candidates who run for city mayor say they want to make the city safer. Sean M. Donahue says that can be achieved by making the city whiter.

Donahue, 45, is running a write-in campaign for the city’s top executive post as a member of the American Freedom Party, a political party that the Southern Poverty Law Center has dubbed a Nationalist party.… Read more ...

Maine Ballot Access Bill Has Hearing March 9

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Maine LD 507 will be heard in the Joint Committee on State and Local Government on Monday, March 9, at 10 a.m., in room 437 of the State House. This is the bill that sets a cap on the number of signatures needed for a candidate to get on the primary ballot of a party.… Read more ...

Green Party: Pressure Still Needed on Obama, Congress to Kill Keystone Pipeline

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Press release from the Green Party US:

Green Party leaders praised President Obama’s veto on Tuesday, Feb. 24, of legislation to authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but said that those concerned about climate change, the environment, and public health must continue to demand rejection of the project.

“President Obama’s veto is very good news and it proves that activism and public pressure work.… Read more ...

Marc Montoni: How to Leave a Local Meeting With a Handful of LP Memberships

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Marc Montoni via IPR comments and LPVA.com:

I **always** solicit people to join both (the state and national LP).

My membership forms offer a combo national + state option as the main membership option, and at least 90% of people who accept, do indeed join both.

The other 10% are almost always people who, say, know they already joined national, but also know they just need to bring their Virginia membership current.

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Andy Craig for Congress (WI-4): Legalize immigration, abolish DHS

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Press release emailed to IPR:

A two-party standoff continues to occupy headlines, as Republicans block Department of Homeland Security funding to protest President Obama’s temporary deferral of deportations for approximately one-third of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States. Libertarian congressional candidate Andy Craig (WI-4) released the following statement on the controversy, saying that both parties may have accidentally stumbled on the right solution.… Read more ...

US Pirate Party applauds FCC rules on Net Neutrality and Community Broadband

Via uspirates.org:

The United States Pirate Party is overjoyed that both Net Neutrality and Community Broadband measures passed the FCC today.

The Net Neutrality proposal comes from almost 8 years of wrangling with the FCC, starting from research in 2007 that showed Comcast to be interfering with people attempting to use the BitTorrent protocol, regardless of content.… Read more ...

Irregular Times: Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein on Fracking

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Posted by The Green Man at Irregular Times:

Is Hillary Clinton really the inevitable Democratic Party nominee for President in 2016? Only if Democrats are willing to ignore the environmentalist passions of many of their voters.

Jill Stein, a candidate for the Green Party’s presidential nomination, sent out a message to her supporters yesterday declaring of Clinton, “She just declared she’s pro-fracking.Read more ...

The Wall Street Journal: Gary Johnson: I’m a ‘Reality-Based’ Candidate for President

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(The following was originally published in The Wall Street Journal.)

OXON HILL, Md. – The presumed Republican presidential candidates each get time alone on stage here to address the gathered conservative activists. And then there isGary Johnson.

Mr. Johnson, the former New Mexico governor, is gearing up for another national run, he said in a hallway interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference.… Read more ...

International Alliance of Libertarian Parties announce founders meeting

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press release via IALP:

On Friday, March 6th 2015, representatives of Libertarian Parties from around the world will gather in Bournemouth, England to sign the Declaration and Constitution of the Foundation of the International Alliance of Libertarian Parties.

The event will be held at the Ramada Encore Bournemouth Hotel , 22 Bath Road, Bournemouth, Dorset , England BH1 2NS.

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