Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:
Donald J. Trump was a builder of casinos and high-priced hotels and golf courses. Now he is a builder of a tower of contradictions for the American people that is making “America Great” at their expense.
He made many conflicting promises throughout his presidential campaign. He was going to be the “voice of the people.” He was going to make their safety and their job expansion his number one priority.… Read more ...
Green Party Watch:
SC Green candidate David Kulma attends a meet-n-greet. Three Democratic candidates address Rock Hill Rising.
Green Party candidate David Kulma attended a forum where retired Goldman Sachs executive Archie Parnell and two other Democrats addressed Rock Hill Rising.
March 15th in Rock Hill South Carolina a group of citizens took their virtual community to the “real world” by hosting a gathering of three contenders for the Democratic Party nomination in SC Congressional District 5.… Read more ...
Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org (excerpt):
Every action prompts a reaction. Members of Congress, who do not like to face real people in real auditoriums, between elections, are responding by refusing to meet with those they represent or insisting on telephone “town meetings”. Well, the response by the voters should be to announce their own town meetings with their own demands and reforms, at a publically convenient location.… Read more ...
Colorado Springs, CO/USA, February 10, 2017 – The Green Party of the Pikes Peak Region has released a Sanctuary City proposal that aims to protect the most vulnerable members of our society by ensuring that no local resources are used to carry out racist and dehumanizing federal mandates targeting undocumented immigrants.… Read more ...
Green Party supports public schools, calls on communities to resist charter schools, vouchers, and other programs designed to dismantle public education
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Green Party leaders said today that outrage over Senate’s confirmation of patently unqualified Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education was entirely justified — but the outrage should also be directed at Democratic Party leaders, including ex-President Obama, who worked to enact the same school privatization schemes favored by Ms.… Read more ...
From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:
Cheri Honkala, who was Jill Stein’s running mate in 2012, will be the Green Party nominee in a special legislative election in Pennsylvania on March 21. The 197th district seat is empty because the Democrat who won the seat in November 2016 resigned on December 16, 2016, before her new term had even started.… Read more ...
From the LNC Business List:
Level the Playing Field won its case, in which the LNC is a plaintiff, in US District court against the FEC. This could lead to forcing the CPD to change its criteria for inclusion in presidential debates.
The order states:
“The FEC is ORDERED to reconsider the evidence and allegations and issue a new decision consistent with this Opinion “within 30 days, failing which the complainant[s] may bring, in the name of such complainant[s], a civil action to remedy the violation involved in the original complaint.” The FEC is FURTHER ORDERED to reconsider the Petition for Rulemaking and issue a new decision consistent with this Opinion within sixty days.”
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party of the United States strongly condemned President Trump’s executive orders, announced on Wednesday, imposing severe immigration restrictions, expanding the criminalization and deportation of undocumented immigrants, and authorizing construction of a massive border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.
Greens urged all Americans to reject the “Trump Wall of Shame” and to stand up for the basic rights of documented and undocumented immigrants, racial justice, protected legal status and amnesty for the undocumented, and hospitality for refugees.… Read more ...
Antiwar.com blog by way of LP.org:
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s latest report on the alleged ‘election hacking’ by Russia includes a substantial section focused around the idea that Russian government-funded channel RT is overtly anti-American. This is a common enough accusation, but when set out in a multi-page report format, a lot of the charges fall remarkable short.… Read more ...
Via email from LPHQ:
Some folks have asked me why the Libertarian Party is not participating in Jill Stein’s recount efforts.
My answer is that Libertarians don’t have a preferred flavor of statism.
We know that there is no significant difference between the oppressively big government offered by the Republicans and the oppressively big government offered by the Democrats.… Read more ...