Tag Archives: France

Root: Jon Corzine Scandal Exposes Liberal Ponzi Scheme

By Wayne Allyn Root

Newsmax.com Feature Article
We’re all in trouble when the joke is on our most connected politicians. Jon Corzine is the former CEO of Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs. Even God shudders when the CEO of Goldman walks in the room (or so Goldman executives think). Corzine left Goldman with a half billion-dollar fortune and became a United States Senator.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Libya Makes Obama’s Final Four – Too Bad America Loses

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

The Middle East is in flames, we’re now fighting wars on three fronts, Japan has suffered a catastrophe, real unemployment is twenty percent, the housing market is in free fall, and the country is drowning in debt.… Read more ...

Darrell Castle: ‘The Obamas Go to India — Let Them Eat Cake’

by Darrell Castle
Constitution Party Vice-Chairman

Legend holds that during one of the famines that swept across France during the reign of Louis XVI, his Queen, Marie Antoinette, upon being told that the peasants had no bread, replied, “Let them eat cake.”

That phrase has acquired symbolic importance over the years when used to demonstrate the complete lack of concern and selfishness of the upper classes toward working people.… Read more ...

France’s two leading environmental parties start on the path to a merger

From MonstersandCritics.com:

Les Verts (the Greens) and the Europe Ecologie (EE) parties meet Saturday in Lyon for a congress to approve the merger and agree on a new name for the future party.

Les Verts were established in 1984 in a fusion of an environmentalist party and various groups, and in 1997 they gained seven seats in the national parliament.

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Green Party Wins Another Seat in French Parliament

Ballot Access News:

On July 4, the voters of the Rambouillet district held a special election to fill a vacancy in the French Chamber of Deputies. Green Party nominee Anny Poursinoff placed first, among a field of seven. Because she didn’t get 50%, a run-off was held one week later, which Poursinoff won.… Read more ...

Greens gain in Colombia and France

In recent elections, international Green Parties have had election victories in Colombia and in regional elections in France.

Posted to the GreenChange.org social network by a Green in Colombia (h/t to Green Party Watch):

Colombian congress has 268 seats; 100 seats for the senate and 168 seats for the equivalent of the house of representatives.

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European Union Greens issue strong statement regarding bluefin tuna quotas

Bluefin tuna is one of the most endangered fish species on the planet, and yet it is the most expensive and in very high demand. With this bad combination – along with pressure from the industry and consumers – the European Union set out recently to set new quotas for each nation for how much tuna they could catch.… Read more ...

Splice Today interviews former Libertarian candidate Mike Gravel

Splice Today, an online magazine with about the same readership as Independent Political Report, recently interviewed former Democratic Senator, Democratic presidential candidate, and Libertarian presidential candidate Mike Gravel about his failed bid for the presidency and other pressing matters (such as Sarah Palin porn and the video “Rock“). Gravel talked about his national initiative proposal, a potential Obama presidency, and his opinion of fellow Alaskan Sarah Palin.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel on CSpan, Google Video

On Sunday, October 19th, at 4 AM EST, former Libertarian presidential candidate and Democratic Senator Mike Gravel will be appearing on CSpan 2. He will be on the show Book TV discussing his book The Kingmakers, and will appear with his co-author David Eisenbach. This will most likely appear on CSpan in the future as well.… Read more ...