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Root: What the Joe Paterno Scandal Proves About America

What the Joe Paterno Scandal Proves About America

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee
As I write this commentary, Joe Paterno has been fired as Penn State football coach — effective immediately. Thousands of Penn State college students are in the streets, angry, sad, disillusioned, emotionally wrecked, overturning cars, and chanting Joe Paterno’s name.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: Solidarity with Wisconsin’s Workers and Students

Posted on February 22, 2011 by the State Executive Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party:

The Peace and Freedom Party stands in solidarity with Wisconsin’s worker and student demonstrations. We demand:

* The Wisconsin Legislature kill the bill that would deny collective bargaining to state workers
* Governor Walker refrain from calling in the National Guard or police
* Education and union jobs are a right
* Cancel interest payments to the banks
* Tax the rich and their corporations

We applaud the workers and students of Wisconsin for leading the way in a “people’s filibuster” while Democrats hide out to deny a quorum to the Republicans.… Read more ...

Bradley Hall of the US Pirate Party answers student questions

Bradley Hall at US Pirate Party:

Over the past few months, I have been interviewed by students and major news outlets regarding the USPP’s views on different things. While I cannot comment on the major news outlet’s questions as yet, I can, however, speak about things on the student level.… Read more ...

Wayne Root Editorial: “It’s Time for a REAGAN Moment: Wisconsin Teachers– “YOU’RE FIRED!””

By Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian” 

Ronald Reagan stood up to the Air Traffic Controllers and in response to the threat of a strike simply fired them all. Can you imagine? Air Traffic Controllers- unique individuals with rare and valuable skills, thought irreplaceable, fired en masse.… Read more ...

Students increasingly identify with alternative parties

Rob Nielsen in the Volante (University of South Dakota student voice) [excerpt]:

Two years ago, the College Libertarians formed. Last year the now disbanded Students Against the State organized.

And just this semester, the College Socialist have thrown their hat into the ring as well.

Richardson said the trend is part of a broader change in the political landscape of America linked to a disaffection with the two mainstream parties and the voting public’s tendency to lean Independent.… Read more ...