Tag Archives: Jesse Helms

Boston Tea Party’s Charles Jay slams Bob Barr over Jesse Helms press release

“Recently, ultra-right wing moral conservative presidential candidate Bob Barr wrote a statement in effusive praise of ultra-right wing moral conservative racist former U.S. Senator Jesse Helms,” says Boston Tea Party presidential candidate Charles Jay at his campaign Web site. Jay then goes on to compare statements made by Barr and Helms in what he called “Dueling Dixiecrats.”

This isn’t the first time Jay has attacked Barr.… Read more ...

Barr delegate Doug Craig upset over Helms press release

Doug Craig — proprietor of Crazy for Liberty and a Barr delegate at the Denver convention — had this to say about the Barr campaign’s recent press release imploring libertarians to “give thanks to God” for the “life and work” of Jesse Helms:

Sometimes being a party man does not override common sense… I understand You should not talk ill of the dead but you should smart enough to know this man was not liked by Libertarians.

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Viguerie joins Barr in commending the life of racist U.S. Senator

Third Party Watch owner and prominent Barr backer Richard Viguerie has joined Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr in celebrating the life of recently deceased white-supremacist U.S. Senator Jesse Helms.

Viguerie commends Helms as a leader of the “New Right” — the big-government, pro-militarist “conservatism” that supplanted the anti-war “Old Right” of Howard H.… Read more ...

Barr: We should ‘give thanks to God’ for the life and work of Jesse Helms

“I was deeply saddened to hear of Sen. Helms’ passing and want his family to know they are in my heart and prayers at this time,” said Bob Barr in a July 4 press release. “Sen. Helms was one of the finest, most courageous and deeply principled men to ever serve in the United States Congress.… Read more ...