Daily Archives: January 2, 2009

Boston Tea Party reviews progress made in 2008, looks ahead to 2009

Posted at the BTP website

31 December 2008 The Missouri state affiliate was unanimously approved today. Congratulations to our members in Missouri, and happy new year!

30 December 2008 Happy New Year to everyone. May 2009 be prosperous and full of greater freedom. On this day in 1903, the Iroquois Theater fire claimed 602 lives in twenty minutes, the deadliest single building blaze in American history.… Read more ...

New Year’s resolutions for the Libertarian Party of Alabama

Posted by LPA Vice Chair Mike Rster to LPA Announce. Disclosure: I am on the executive committee of the Libertarian Party of Alabama.

The Libertarian Party of Alabama offer our best wishes for the upcoming new year!

Trying to live free in an un-free world (as Harry Browne put it) can be trying.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party national HQ: ‘We’re in trouble, send money’

Letter from the LP Watergate headquarters in DC, signed by national chair Bill Redpath:


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Ralph Nader: Letter to George Bush on Gaza crisis

Posted at Nader.org

Dear George W. Bush—

Cong. Barney Frank said recently that Barack Obama’s declaration that “there is only one president at a time” over-estimated the number. He was referring to the economic crisis. But where are you on the Gaza crisis where the civilian population of Gaza, its civil servants and public facilities are being massacred and destroyed respectively by U.S built F-16s and U.S.… Read more ...

Constitution Party on Americanewsnet.com

Posted at http://constitutionparty.org/

Constitution Party Chairman James Clymer, CP Communications Director Mary Starrett and CP Vice Presidential candidate Darrell Castle all to be interviewed by Dr. Stan Monteith on www.americanewsnet.com

Tune in and hear Mary Starrett on January 2, 2009 6pm ET, Darrell Castle on January 5, 2009 at 10:00am ET, and James Clymer on January 7, 2009 at 1:00pm ET.

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Libertarian Party chairman Bill Redpath interviewed by hometown newspaper

Libertarian Party national chair Bill Redpath interviewed in the Loudoun Extra section of the Washington Post. H/T Ballot Access News.

Q: How long have you been involved with the Libertarian Party and what inspired you to join?

A: I joined the Libertarian Party on April 30, 1984. I joined because – while I thought the Reagan tax cuts during his first term were great – I came to think that he was not serious about cutting the size of government, and that if he wasn’t, nobody in the Republican Party was.… Read more ...

Constitution Party: ‘Obama shares FDR’s arrogant conceit’

Reposted on the Constitution Party national webpage

by John Stossell

Barack Obama wants to use the recession to remake the U.S. economy.

“Painful crisis also provides us with an opportunity to transform our economy to improve the lives of ordinary people,” Obama said.

His designated chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, is more direct: “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.”

So they will “transform our economy.” Obama’s nearly trillion-dollar plan will not merely repair bridges, fill potholes and fix up schools; it will also impose a utopian vision based on the belief that an economy is a thing to be planned from above.

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Constitution Party: Congress is one group that’s still getting a raise

Reposted on the Constitution Party national webpage

by Rob Hotakainen
McClatchy Newspapers

Members of Congress voted to give themselves a $4,700-a-year pay raise starting on January 1, 2009. (Photo: AP)

Washington – Members of Congress have at least one reason to ring in the new year: They’ve given themselves a $4,700-a-year pay raise starting Thursday.

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Constitution Party: What awaits America if we keep voting for ‘lesser of two evils’

Reposted on the Constitution Party national webpage

by Andrew Osborn
Wall Street Journal

Russian Professor Predicts End of U.S.

MOSCOW — For a decade, Russian academic Igor Panarin has been predicting the U.S. will fall apart in 2010. For most of that time, he admits, few took his argument — that an economic and moral collapse will trigger a civil war and the eventual breakup of the U.S.

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Detroit Greens condemn attack on Gaza

Posted at http://www.detroitgreens.org/node/81

The Detroit Green Party condemns the brutal attack perpetrated on the Palestinian people in Gaza by the terrorist government of Israel. This genocidal attack on Gaza has resulted in hundreds of deaths of innocent civilians , mostly women and children and the wounding and maiming of many more.

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Cynthia McKinney: ‘We lived to tell the story, Lebanon rescued us’

Posted at On The Wilder Side

Letter from Cynthia McKinney:

And one final note, President-elect Obama roared like a mighty lion onto the political scene, but now he is as silent as a lamb in the face of the death and destruction that is happening in Gaza. As we approach the birthday celebration of Dr.

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Alex Walker, Green Party State Senate candidate running in California

Posted at On The Wilder Side

KW: One of my favorite greens from Pennsylvania asked me to support Alex Walker for Senate (in California.) I have some experience with Alex Walker’s work with the national Green Party, and I like the ideas presented at his web-site. Worth checking out.

His web-site is: www.alexwalker4california.com


Alex Walker — Green Party — Los Angeles
for Senator, California, 26th District

From Alex Walker’s candidate web-site:

My name is Alex Walker and I want to be your Green Party State Senator.

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