Daily Archives: April 18, 2009

Former EPA administrator Christopher J. Daggett will formally launch his independent gubernatorial campaign

…At 1 p.m. on Monday in the Statehouse Annex, according to Max Pizarro at PolitickerNJ.

Background at IPR.

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California Libertarian Party Officer Addresses Newsletter

Libertarian Party of California Executive Committee member (and IPR reporter) Brian Holtz has published the following reply to the editorials in the last three issues of the LPCA newsletter California Freedom.  The annual LPCA convention is April 24-26 in Visalia.Read more ...

Alan Keyes keynote at Pittsburgh TEA party

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com. Posted to IPR by Paulie.

Bonus track:

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Green-Rainbow Party Calls Dems on Budget Double Whammy

Posted at GP.org. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.

Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts

Jill Stein, 781-674-1377, 617-852-4727, jillstein1@gmail.com, GRP co-chair
Nat Fortune, 413-774-1950, 413-665-6739, nat.fortune@comcast.net, former GRP co-chair & current Whately School Committee Member.

Responding to the $1.8 billion cuts in the House budget, the Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts is calling out the Democrats for breaking their promises to Massachusetts voters.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Newsletter California Freedom: Peace and Glasnost

Article published in California Freedom, the monthly newsletter of the Libertarian Party of California, by editor Thomas Sipos; found at his blog, Libertarian Peacenik. Posted to IPR by Paulie.

My editorial, in the April 2009 issue of California Freedom:

When Mikhail Gorbachev became Soviet dictator in 1985, he announced a policy of glasnost, which has been translated as “openness.” He meant that Soviet media should freely promote a diversity of opinions, rather than parrot the party line.… Read more ...

Listen in to our first radio interview

Today at 1 PM EST, I (Ross Levin) will be interviewing Reverend Billy, who is running for mayor of New York City as a green, on our brand new blogtalkradio channel.  Feel free to listen over your computer or by phone or right here!

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Socialist Webzine: Rasmussen Poll Indicates American Shift Toward Socialism

Posted at Socialist Webzine by Kristin Schall. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.

by Kristin Schall
from CommonDreams.org

In an April 2009 poll conducted by Rasmussen, respondents were asked “which is a better system-capitalism or socialism?” Just 53% of adult Americans prefer capitalism, 20% of respondents favor socialism and 27% responded not sure.… Read more ...

Pakistan Green Party leader to visit DC, Apr. 22-24: available for interview

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com. Posted to IPR by Paulie.


For immediate release:
Friday, April 17, 2009

Scott McLarty, DC Statehood Green Party Media Coordinator,
202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Pakistan Green Party leader Liaquat Ali Shaikh to visit Washington,
DC, April 22-24: available for interview

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Removal of Lee Wrights from Libertarian National Committee appealed to Judicial Committee

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com. Posted to IPR by Paulie. See previous IPR coverage for background.


Subject: I have received an appeal to an action you have taken in your roles as Secretary and Chair of the Libertarian Party

Chair Redpath and Secretary Sullentrup,

In my capacity as Chief Justice of the Libertarian Party Judicial Committee, I am in receipt of an appeal of your actions suspending Lee Wrights from his position on the National Committee.… Read more ...

Boston Tea Party at Kansas TEA Party

Posted by Jim Davidson at http://www.bostontea.us/node/663. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.

I attended the Tax Day Tea Party in Overland Park, Kansas on Wednesday. It was much fun.

According to the local Fox Snooze affiliate, there were a thousand people there. I did see a helicopter overhead, probably from Channel 9, so someone might even have counted the crowd.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Bailout Indignation

By Ralph Nader
Reposted to IPR by Paulie

How about a test of your injustice barometer?

You might think that the reckless, avaricious, giant corporations, having shrunk the economy, cost millions of jobs and then demanded that taxpayers be dunned for years into the future for multi-trillion dollar bailouts, would show contrition, regret, or self-restraint of their power over Washington.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: DHS Report Says “Disgruntled Military Veterans” Might Be “Rightwing Extremists”

By Chuck Baldwin
Reposted to IPR by Paulie

On the heels of the now infamous Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) report, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has just released an “assessment” report entitled “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment.” With virtually no references, documentation, or annotations, the report, which was released to all branches of American law enforcement, demonizes a host of citizens as having the capacity to become violent “rightwing extremists.”

The DHS report warns law enforcement to be on guard against anyone who opposes illegal immigration, same-sex marriage, “free trade agreements,” gun control, the “New World Order,” “One World Government,” the outsourcing of American jobs, the “perceived” threat to U.S.… Read more ...