Daily Archives: September 15, 2009

New York Libertarian Ballot Access Case Set for October 7

Ballot Access News reports:

The Suffolk County, New York Libertarian Party candidates for county offices will be heard in state court on October 7, in their fight to show that the Suffolk County Board of Elections should not have removed them from the ballot. They are Steve Kosin for Sheriff, Christopher Garvey for District Attorney, and Audrey Capozzi for Treasurer.

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Modern Whig Party Chair Michael Lebowitz Joins Kokesh for Congress Team

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com. Adam Kokesh is an antiwar veteran and “Ron Paul Republican” with significant alternative party and independent support. Michael Lebowitz is the chair of the Modern Whig Party.

Tina Richards
(505) 470-1917
Nationally Renowned Attorney Joins Kokesh for Congress Team

WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 14, 2009 – The Kokesh for Congress Campaign announced today that Michael Lebowitz, a highly regarded Washington, D.C.… Read more ...

John R. Rarick Dies

Posted in Ballot Access News:

On September 14, former Congressman John R. Rarick died in St. Francisville, Louisiana, at the age of 85. He had been the American Independent Party’s presidential candidate in 1980. He had served in Congress as a Democrat from Louisiana between 1967 and 1975. He endorsed George Wallace for President in 1968, and the Democrats in Congress, in retaliation, removed his seniority.… Read more ...

Liberty for America September Issue contents

Email from George Phillies:

Greetings from Liberty for America —
Independent Libertarian Joe Kennedy for Senate —
Liberty for Maine Gets Press —
Your Monthly Step for Liberty-Forming a Local Group —
Upon Strategic Planning —
Ferguson leaves LNC Staff —
Where Our Money Went — the LNC
Book Review: The Conscience of a Libertarian

Read it all at http://libertyforamerica.com/200909.pdf

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Ballot Access News: Hearing Set in Unity ‘08 Case in U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

Posted in Ballot Access News:

The U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, will hear Unity08 v Federal Election Commission on October 15, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. The panel consists of Judges Douglas H. Ginsburg, Karen Henderson, and Stephen Williams. The issue is whether the FEC was correct when it told Unity ‘08 in 2006 that no one could contribute more than $5,000.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Libertarians march in 9/12 protest

Posted at LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Several LP headquarters interns and staffers marched in the big 9/12 DC protest on Saturday. We carried a sign pointing out that Republicans are to blame for oversized government, not just Democrats. Take a look at our blog post.

LP volunteer intern Krista Zerby commented, "It was surprising to hear from so many people who are dissatisfied with both the Republican and Democratic parties and made comments about how they now think the Libertarian Party is the way to go.… Read more ...

International Newspaper Covers Frances Villar Campaign for New York City Mayor

Ballot Access News reports:

The September 14 U.S. edition of Metro has this story about Frances Villar’s campaign for Mayor of New York city. Villar is the candidate of the Party for Socialism and Liberation. Metro is an international daily newspaper published in 100 cities in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

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Tom Knapp: ‘What individuals should do’

Posted by Tom Knapp at Kn@ppster:

[Note: This is part of an informal “what X should do” series about ObamaCare; I’ve previously posted on “what President Obama should do” and “what the insurance companies should do”]

To quote Nancy Reagan, “just say no”.

Specifically, just say no to this:

[U]nder my plan, individuals will be required to carry basic health insurance — just as most states require you to carry auto insurance.

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Open Letter to Greens across the country from Robert Gumbs

Posted at Greens for Greens:

[From the Green Party Black Caucus Journal]

Robert “Bob” Gumbs, veteran and Green Party candidate for the 15th Congressional District in the US House (Charles Rangel’s seat) has been an active member of the Green Party of New York for 5 years . Bob is the newly elected GP Black Caucus Delegate to the GPUS National Committee.Read more ...

Bob Barr: Going abroad? Leave the laptop

by Bob Barr
as published in The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Planning a trip abroad? If so, you might want to reconsider taking your laptop or BlackBerry with you. If you do, and if you then want to bring it back to the U.S., keep in mind Uncle Sam’s agents are authorized to inspect and detain it, and copy any information stored in it.… Read more ...

The Green Party responds to Obama’s speech: Mr. President, make health care a right for all Americans

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

  • America needs Medicare For All/Single-Payer, not a life-support system for insurance companies and HMOs
  • Whether Obamacare passes or the GOP blocks health care reform, insurance companies will win and American people will lose
  • Attention paid to Obamacare vs.
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Chuck Baldwin: Push For Globalism Continues

By Chuck Baldwin

When George W. Bush was President, he greatly advanced the prospect of integrating the United States with a North American Union (NAU). With no thanks to most Christian conservatives or the mainstream news media, hundreds of thousands of patriotic Americans rallied against this proposal and–at least temporarily–seriously stymied Bush’s draconian dream.… Read more ...