Daily Archives: January 11, 2011

Donald Trump “Seriously” Considering a Run for President in 2012

Trump says this is the first time he has “seriously” considered running, but third party advocates will remember that he flirted with seeking the Reform Party nomination in 2000.

Trump cites trade as his main reason for considering a run.

“The Apprentice” host cited what he called the “unfair” trade relationship between America and China and the administration’s inability to utilize the country’s top business talent in trade negotiations as his main reasons for mulling a run.

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Texas Libertarians unveil 2011 legislative agenda

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

AUSTIN, TEXAS – January 10, 2011 –The Libertarian Party of Texas has released its Legislative Agenda for the 2011 session.  Libertarians have been effective in introducing and blocking legislation even without elected legislators from their party through their lobbying efforts and grassroots organization.
Taxes and spending, election reform, immigration, state sovereignty, and the protection of personal freedoms top the Libertarian agenda. … Read more ...

Bernie Sanders on the shooting of Rep. Giffords, the new Congress

The following email was sent to supporters of independent Senator Bernie Sanders, from Vermont:

Given the recent tragedy in Arizona, as well as the start of the new Congress, I wanted to take this opportunity to share a few words with political friends in Vermont and throughout the country.  I also want to thank the very many supporters who have begun contributing online to my 2012 reelection campaign at www.bernie.org.  … Read more ...