Daily Archives: September 27, 2009

Boston Herald covers Joe Kennedy Senate campaign

This morning’s Boston Herald has a short item on Massachusetts Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Joe Kennedy under the headline “New Hopeful For Ted Kennedy’s Seat Has Right Name For Job”. The Herald writes, “Joseph L. Kennedy, 37, of Dedham, a member of the national Libertarian Party collecting signatures to run as an independent, has established a Web site: JoeKennedyforSenate.com.… Read more ...

Matt Reichel, Green Party candidate for Congress, ‘moneybomb’ on Sept. 30

The following reminder of a long-planned moneybomb – an idea popularized by Ron Paul supporters in which supporters all donate on one day – was sent to supporters of the Matt Reichel campaign for Congress:

Dear Supporter

Just three days to go to the big Reichel Money Bomb and joint fundraiser/Campaign Launch with Green Party superstar, Rich Whitney!

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Socialist Webzine: G20 coverage headlines

  • Evidence of Unmuzzled Dogs Being Used Against G20 …
  • G20 Pittsburgh Police Get Their Paychecks
  • Large Turnout for People's March at Pittsburgh G20…
  • Pittsburgh Students Face Tear Gas and Rubber Bulle…
  • More Footage of Police Using Dogs To Intimidate Pr…
  • Cops Threaten Protesters With Dogs – G20 Pittsburg…
  • Pittsburgh G20: heavy police presence on Universit…
  • Pittsburgh Says NO to the G20!
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    Constitution Party: Doug Stewart’s Story

    Posted on the front page at constitutionparty.com:

    George W. Bush had just been re-elected to a second term, but his remark, “the Constitution is nothing but a G.. D… piece of paper”, really turned me off, but I had not voted for a Democrat since I was compelled into the Kingdom of God on the evening of 8/19/85.… Read more ...

    Party for Socialism and Liberation: Socialism Conference & Workshops, San Francisco, Oct. 24

    Posted at PSLweb.org (for working embedded links see original):

    Socialism Conference & Workshops
    Capitalism Is A Crime!

    SF October 24 socialism conference palm card
    Click here to get a PDF of the conference palm card

    Organize To Fight Back!

    Saturday, Oct. 24, 9am-4pm

    African American Art & Culture Complex, 3rd floor (Accessible)

    762 Fulton St. at Webster St., San Francisco
    near MUNI 5, 21, 22, 47, 49, 16AX/BX and Civic Center BART

    Had Enough Cuts, Layoffs & Bank Bailouts?

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    Moderate Party of Rhode Island: State is worst in the nation for business

    Posted at http://www.moderate-ri.org/news/worstinthenation.htm:

    Forbes magazine just released its most recent national ranking of the Best States for Business. The rankings of all 50 states can be viewed here:


    Unsurprisingly to many, Rhode Island came out dead last in this ranking.

    While many of us are aware that Rhode Island’s tax climate and posture acts against the growth of our economy, the Forbes article brings to light other areas of dysfunction that act against our economic interests.… Read more ...

    Aaron Starr: Historical comparison of Libertarian Presidential candidates’ share of eligible vote

    Posted in IPR comments by Aaron Starr, treasurer, Libertarian National Committee:

    The Dems and Reps invested a lot of resources these past couple of election cycles in boosting turnout amongst eligible voters who rarely vote. So, if you are going to use percentages, it would be better to use percentage of eligible voting population, rather than percentage of turnout.… Read more ...

    Marietta Daily Journal: Modern Whig Party recruiting in Cobb

    by Marcus E. Howard
    Marietta Daily Journal
    h/t Heather S.

    There’s a new political party in town. The Georgia Modern Whig Party was established six months ago, and its state party leader, a Cobb resident, is recruiting members among disaffected voters in the county.

    Robert Madayag III of Marietta, an intellectual property lawyer in Atlanta, is the party’s state chairman.… Read more ...

    George Phillies: LNC Wants to Eliminate Rights of Sustaining Members

    Originally published at LibertyForAll.Net by George Phillies:

    Mind you, when you aren’t up to publishing the LNC newsletter regularly, threatening to take it away loses savor as a threat.

    A motion now before the LNC, would amend the Policy Manual. In the following quote, Sections 2, 4, and 5 are new as worded.… Read more ...

    Former Green Party candidate Deb Gordils now running as a Republican

    Posted by Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

    This last spring, Deb Leticia Gordils was one of five candidates seeking the Illinois Green Party nomination to run in the special election for Rahm Emanuel’s seat. She was beat out by Matt Reichel, who is now running again for that seat next fall.… Read more ...

    Bob Barr: ‘Iraqi Shoe Thrower a Lucky Man’

    By Bob Barr
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution via BobBarr.org

    Last week, Muntadar al-Zeidi was freed from the Iraqi prison in which he had been held for nine months. Al-Zeidi is the Iraqi journalist who last December threw both his shoes at then-President George W. Bush, who at the time was standing behind a podium answering questions from the Baghdad media.… Read more ...

    Ralph Nader: ‘A Novel Idea’

    By Ralph Nader

    At a little noticed meeting with Senate Democrats, Warren Buffett, the famous investors’ guru, told the lawmakers that rich people are not paying enough taxes.

    A tax increase for the very wealthy? Many of the Senators backed away from that recommendation, even though it came from the world’s second richest man.… Read more ...