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Kn@ppster: Massachusetts post-election analysis

Posted by Tom Knapp at Kn@ppster:

The Boston Globe reports that Democrat Martha Coakley has called her Republican opponent, Scott Brown, and congratulated him on his victory.

If the reported returns so far are accurate, it looks like Brown about 52%, Coakley about 47%. If that’s true, then it’s a pretty sad commentary on Massachusetts.… Read more ... Brown wins, now what?; Massachusetts miracle or Mass insanity?

By Arkady Kamenetsky at RightCondition:

There has been a wave of videos modeled after the now notorious America Rising theme and their popularity is growing.  It must be the music in combination with rapid image rotation, because you could literally make any video popular. If you use this formula and stick pictures of zebras, unicorns and Teletubbies while threatening a revolution – people will cheer and run to the nearest gun store.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog: Joe Kennedy talks about Massachusetts election

In this Dedham Transcript article, Joe Kennedy discusses the election, his opponents, and those who demanded that he drop out.

Detailed election results are available here.

The Libertarian Party congratulates Joe on his run. Visit his campaign website.

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Kn@ppster endorses Joe Kennedy, covers election

Posted by Tom Knapp at Kn@ppster:

Liberty for Massachusetts? Unlikely, but worth pursuing anyway

I’m taking a break — just finished another 100 name/phone number matches for the Massachusetts Libertarian “Get Out The Vote” phone banks — and I’d like to take a minute to formally endorse Joe Kennedy.

He’s not one of “those” Kennedys, as he’s gone out of his way to make clear (Democrat Martha Coakley’s campaign has also been vocal in driving home that point, for obvious reasons).… Read more ...

Conservative PAC Says Joseph Kennedy Taking More Votes From Martha Coakley in U.S. Senate Race; Coakley Drops Below 50% Thanks To Kennedy

WASHINGTON, DC (January 18, 2010) – William Greene, Chairman of the conservative online political action committee PAC, announced today that Independent candidate Joseph Kennedy is taking enough votes from Martha Coakley to insure her loss in the upcoming special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.

“Our proprietary internal polling of likely voters in Massachusetts this past weekend makes one thing very clear,” said William Greene, Chairman of the… Read more ...

Grassroots Joe Kennedy supporters offer opinions on Scott Brown, Democrats at Boston Obama/Coakley rally

Warning: some cursing.

As far as we know the opinions are offered are only those of the people talking and have not been cleared with any campaign. In this youtube clip, supporters of Joe Kennedy offer their take on Big Government Republican Scott Brown and Big Government Democrat Martha Coakley at the Obama / Coakley rally at Northeastern University, Boston MA:

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Joe Kennedy Independent Candidate for US Senate, Recent TV Appearances

Joe Kennedy’s Second Televised Debate, 1/11/2010,

Joe Kennedy on Neil Cavuto 01/12/2010:

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Fox News reports on Massachusetts showdown featuring Independent Libertarian Joe Kennedy

Excerpt from a Fox News story aout Joe Kennedy. This story made it to #1 on all of Google News, and as of this writing is still #1 for search term “Libertarian.”

Kennedy has come under pressure — he said he’s received five death threats — to withdraw because of his potential spoiler role.… Read more ...

RightCondition: ‘Scott Brown can make history!’

By Arkady Kamenetsky

Scott Brown, Republican extraordinaire can make political history and shake 200 years of politics to their core. He can overnight transform his name and become truly the man of the people immortalized as the most selfless, thoughtful and generous man in political history. He can do all this literally in one day, by dropping out and supporting independent candidate Joe Kennedy!… Read more ...

Arizona Green Party Wins Injunctive Relief on Both Issues, Residency of Circulators and More Time to Finish Petition

Ballot Access News:

On January 15, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton granted injunctive relief to the Arizona Green Party on two issues. The order permits the party to use out-of-state circulators for its petition to get itself on the ballot. Also, the order extends the deadline from February 25 to March 11.… Read more ...