Tag Archives: Congress

Libertarians Announce for Ron Paul’s Congressional Seat

July 13, 2011

Sent to IPR by Ryan Brennan, editor & webmaster of www.ThirdPartyPolitics.us

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Within hours of Rep. Ron Paul’s announcement that he will not seek re-election to Congress to focus on his bid for the Republican nomination for President, three Libertarians announced their intent to seek the Libertarian Party of Texas nomination for the seat.… Read more ...

Root: Weiner Gone Wild

There are 4 lessons to be learned from Weiner-mania and the media’s obsession with Weiner’s weiner.

#1) WEAPONS OF MASS DISTRACTION:
This is all ridiculous. The economy is melting down by the day. We are entering a second Great Depression. Why is Weiner-mania the biggest headline in the country for weeks now?… Read more ...

How the Donald Trumped the National Media

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee

I have spent the past few years predicting economic Armageddon on TV and radio shows across America. I have predicted the collapse of the dollar, the decline of the economy, the dangers of the debt and the Fed, and the incredible rise of gold and silver.… Read more ...

Gallup: Americans Give Equally Low Ratings to Both Parties in Congress

Gallup.com-poll

Gallup tells us 58% of Democrats approve of Dems in Congress.  Republicans give them 8%.  Average that, and you get 32%.

Independents give an approval rating to the Dems of 24%  The same story for the Republicans.

Third Party, Independent and unaffiliated voters taken as a whole, disapprove of Congress more than voters who affilate with either of the two Stale Old Parties.… Read more ...

Libertarians praise Congress on April Fool’s Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 31, 2011

Contact: Wes Benedict, Executive Director
E-mail: wes.benedict@lp.org
Phone: 202-333-0008 ext. 222

Libertarians praise Congress on April Fool’s Day

WASHINGTON – The Libertarian Party congratulates Congress for passing a budget that makes serious cuts in federal government spending, including the following:

1.Eliminating Department of Education programs, saving taxpayers more than $40 billion each year.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Why Does Obama Hate Small Business?

Why Does Obama Hate Small Business?

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gold and Tax Cuts“The Conscience of a Libertarian”

I’ve started more than a dozen small businesses.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Hail the King – Hail Obama

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

It’s funny how life works. Even when I agree with Barack Obama, I am still offended by his Big Brother attitude and Nanny State goon tactics. Obama’s actions remind me of a dictator who thinks he knows better than you or me. … Read more ...

Green Party leaders challenge the new Congress to restore the rule of law after a decade of constitutional violations and abuses of power by Presidents and other officials

Press release:

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders challenged Democrats and Republicans in the 112th Congress, as well as President Obama, to end a decade of reckless violations of the U.S. Constitution, international agreements, and other laws by the U.S. government and begin a new era of respect for the rule of law.… Read more ...

It Is Treason To Call Wikileaks Treason by John Jay Myers

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It Is Treason To Call Wikileaks Treason by John Jay Myers

Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.  Now get over it.

You might believe some speech gives away national secrets, for instance how we prop up puppet dictators in foreign countries, or how we have been training troops who are now turning against us in droves, or how we are supplying billions of dollars to countries who supply those who want to attack us, or how we back companies that supply men with young boys for sex slaves in Afghanistan, or how the leaders of the countries we manipulate are now scared that we aren’t bombing Iran. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader testifies before Congress on the subject of Wikileaks

From the Talk Radio News Service:

Famed consumer advocate and ex-presidential candidate Ralph Nader (I) was part of a panel that testified on Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee to weigh in on the release of leaked classified U.S. military documents by the website WikiLeaks…

“What’s fascinating about this WikiLeaks controversy,” Nader said, “is that we have to avoid it becoming a vast distraction, [instead] focusing on these so-called leaks instead of focusing on the abysmal lack of security safeguards by the executive branch of the U..S government and making those who set up this poor system, or allow it to be penetrated, accountable.”

From PCMag.com:

Former presidential candidate and consumer advocate Ralph Nader argued that WikiLeaks has become a “vast distraction” from the real problems – the “abysmal lack of security safeguards” within the government and the lack of accountability among those who suppress data.

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[Wayne Root:] “MISS ME YET?” King George III – It’s Time to Throw Out King Obama

“MISS ME YET?” King George III
It’s Time to Throw Out King Obama

By Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author

We’ve all seen the billboards with former President George W. Bush’s smiling face, and the words “Miss me yet?” But this President Obama and his cabal of socialists and fascists are so bad, so oppressive, so corrupt, I’m actually starting to miss King George III, the ruler of the original American colonies.… Read more ...

Nader says: Bernie Sanders is a majority of one

from nader.org
In the Public Interest
Majority of One

By Ralph Nader

On Friday, December 10, 2010, Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent Socialist, of Vermont, came of age. At last. With just about the best progressive voting record, Senator Sanders has nonetheless been an underachiever in the minds of those Americans who marveled at his tenure as mayor of Burlington, Vt.… Read more ...