Category Archives: Green Party

Washington Times: Court Tosses Gary Johnson’s Lawsuit Demanding Libertarians be in Presidential Debates

rigged-systemFrom the Washington Times:

Neither the Libertarian nor Green parties are guaranteed a space in this year’s presidential debates, a federal court ruled Friday, dealing a blow to their candidates, who were counting on being able to get onto the stage in order to boost their long-shot bids.

District Judge Rosemary M.… Read more ...

Jill Stein challenger, promising contested Green Party convention, says Stein has been “flagrant in violating voter rights”

The Green Party’s national convention starts tomorrow in Houston, Texas, and continues through August 7th. Jill Stein has earned enough delegates through state conventions and primaries to be declared the party’s presumptive presidential candidate, and selected her running, Ajamu Baraka, on Monday. However, she is facing four challengers (only one of whom, Bill Kreml, is officially recognized by the Green Party).… Read more ...

Jill Stein says the media has falsely accused her of “pandering to the anti-vaccination movement”

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The following is a press release from Jill2016.com, August 2nd, 2016:

Baseless “Anti-Vax” Attacks Against Dr. Jill Stein Distract from Her Call to End the Corrupting Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry Within the FDA

This is the Jill Stein for President campaign’s official response to a recent series of attacks in the press that falsely accused Dr.Read more ...

Green Party Gains Ballot Access in Six More States

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Press release from Jill2016.com, August 1st, 2016:

Voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for Green Party presumptive Presidential nominee Jill Stein, as well as several local- and state-level Green Party candidates, in six more states as of today. Green Party ballot-access signature drives in Kansas, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, New Jersey, Vermont, and Missouri easily surpassed, and in most cases more than doubled, the required number of signatures to secure a ballot line.… Read more ...

Jill Stein names Ajamu Baraka as running mate

Press Release from the Green Party:

p_Ajamu_Baraka.jpgGreen Party presumptive Presidential nominee Jill Stein has offered her vice-presidential bid to international human rights scholar and activist Ajamu Baraka.

 “I am honored and excited to announce that my running mate in the 2016 presidential election will be Ajamu Baraka, activist, writer, intellectual and organizer with a powerful voice, vision, and lifelong commitment to building true political revolution,” Stein announced.

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Green Party: Community Engagement Surge Brings Ballot Access

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From GP.org:

ATLANTA, July 30, 2016 — Today, in the throes of summer heat and Saturday farmer’s markets all across the state of Virginia, ordinary people on a not-so-ordinary mission were finding ways to communicate with one another. Their mission: signing petitions to have third party/Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein’s name on the ballot in November.… Read more ...

Politico:”Third parties shake up Senate battle”

Gary Johnson could care less if his quixotic run for the presidency costs Republicans the Senate.

“I’ve always believed that Republicans are mostly about smaller government. But of late? Not at all,” the Libertarian candidate says matter-of-factly about the party he once championed as GOP governor of New Mexico. “What’s to crash?Read more ...

Dan Savage’s Misguided Hate for Third Parties

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Dan Savage delivered a misguided attack on Jill Stein and third parties on his podcast back in May. A few days ago a San Francisco attorney named Ray Everett posted a partial transcript of the podcast showing Sage’s rant and word has spread.

As owner of IPR I feel a need to respond to Savage’s idiotic comments.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: After US Airstrikes kill 73 in Syria, Time to End Military Assaults that Breed Terrorism

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Press release from Green presidential candidate Jill Stein, July 21st, 2016:

Once again our hearts are breaking – this time, with the tragic news of the deaths of at least 73 civilians, including 35 children, as a result of US airstrikes on the village of Tokkhar in Syria. This horrific attack, the deadliest assault on civilians in the military campaign against ISIS to date, happened because our military admittedly made a “mistake” in identifying these men, women, and children as Islamic State combatants.… Read more ...

Green Party: Corporate parties fail to take climate change crisis seriously

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The following is a press release from the Green Party published on July 17th, 2016:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party is calling on voters concerned about the environment and the dire threat posed by climate change to “Go Green in 2016.”

The invitation is published in an open letter written by Margaret Flowers and James Lane, Honorary Co-chairs of the 2016 Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention.

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Jill Stein: Statement on the Tragedy in Nice, France

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From Jill2016.com, July 15th, 2016:

Our hearts are breaking once again for victims of violence: this time, the eighty-four dead and several more injured in the horrific attack on Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, France. This despicable assault, as well as others in the Middle East, Africa, and in our own country, must lead us to redouble our efforts to put the world on a path of nonviolence even as we try to intercept those planning to commit such heinous crimes.… Read more ...

Mountain Party of West Virginia selects former state senator as its candidate for governor

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Charlotte Pritt (Image: America.pink)

By Krzysztof Lesiak, originally published at the American Third Party Report today:

According to an article published today on WVGazzetteMail.com, the Mountain Party of West Virginia, the state affiliate of the national Green Party, has selected Charlotte Pritt as its 2016 candidate for governor. Pritt, aged 67, served as a Democratic Party member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1984 to 1988.… Read more ...