Tag Archives: House of Representatives

Leftist observer enjoys conservative/libertarian split at CPAC, supports strengthening Libertarian Party

Lubbock Left, a blog hosted but not edited by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:

Social conservatives and libertarians don’t get along. Here’s a FOX News opinion piece about the recent CPAC Conference illustrating that point. (To my friends on the right: yes, I occasionally read FOX News, holding my nose the whole time.) Social conservatives can’t stand libertarians wanting a voice within the Republican Party, though they courted libertarians eagerly enough in the 2010 election cycle, mostly through the TEA Party concept.

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Green Party (GP-US) National Committe vote update

This story is based on a report at Green Party Watch.

The Green Party of the United State National Committee, which includes representatives from the affiliated states and caucuses, recently finished a round of voting which passed some important resolutions.

Resolution 382, which restates the GPUS opposition to the death penalty in light of recent support for the death penalty by the Mexican Green Party was passed with a vote of 80 in favor, 35 opposed and 17 abstentions

Resolution 383, which would allow annual meeting delegates not at the meeting in person to vote on party leadership via the Internet failed with a vote of 56 in favor, 48 opposed and 14 abstentions.… Read more ...