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PSL Statement: Justice for George Floyd!

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PSL Statement: Justice for George Floyd!

George Floyd. Photo: Courtesy Ben Crump

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Liberation News · PSL Statement: Justice for George Floyd!

The Party for Socialism and Liberation condemns the vicious killing of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family and his community. Firing the officers is not enough.Read more ...

Constitution Party blog: ‘When Will Patriots Retake Our Cities?’

constitutionparty.com (excerpt):

…. The explosion in homelessness. The drug epidemic. The trash. The feces on the street. And now, the rats.

Rats have always been an issue in the cities. But with the explosion in homelessness and the breakdown of fundamental city services like the vagrants being arrested, jailed, or run out of town, the generally lax attitude towards public use of hard drugs, and the dysfunctional sanitation services in these leftist strongholds, the rats have moved in, and are absolutely taking over.… Read more ...

NPR: Meet Jo Jorgensen

npr.org:

After four days of online campaigning and speechmaking, the Libertarian Party has selected its nominee. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to Jorgensen, an activist who teaches psychology at Clemson University.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

The Libertarian Party has nominated their candidates for president and vice president online. Jo Jorgensen, a party activist who teaches psychology at Clemson University, is the 2020 Libertarian candidate for president.… Read more ...

PFP Chair: On the Minneapolis Murder of George Floyd

peaceandfreedom.org:

While America is rightly transfixed by the coronavirus death toll reaching more than 100,000 fatalities, we will probably never know the number of unjustified black deaths at the hands of the police and white vigilantes. In the long history of American racism, it’s easy to imagine that the total must be over 100,000.… Read more ...

“Libertarians for National Popular Vote” Organizes

Ballot Access News:

On May 28, a new group to help work for the National Popular Vote Plan was announced. It is “Libertarians for the National Popular Vote”. It will do what it can to extend support for the plan. The advisory board consists of Gary Johnson, Lincoln Chafee, Ed Lopez, Kevin R.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA Statement on Biden Rape Apologists

Statement drafted by the Socialist Party USA Women's Commission and passed by the National Action Committee

April 29th, 2020: The Women’s Commission of the Socialist Party USA stands with all victims of sexual assault. We are horrified and disgusted by the rape apologia coming from the Biden campaign and from Biden supporters.… Read more ...

A day after he enters District 12 race, Chris Hedges drops out

Krystal Knapp at Planet Princeton:

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges, the Green Party candidate who announced on Wednesday that he would challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman in the 12th District race this year, said on Twitter Thursday that he was dropping out already.

Hedges, a Princeton resident, said he was informed Thursday that according to FCC rules, he can’t run for federal office and have a national TV show.… Read more ...

Libertarian Jorgensen urges speedy trials, accountability for violent protesters

JoJ2020.com:

GREENVILLE, S.C.— Dr. Jo Jorgensen, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee, urges Minnesota officials to bring the officers involved in the killing of George Floyd to a speedy trial in order to stop the destructive rioting breaking out across the country.

“Justice delayed is justice denied,” said Jorgensen. “Due process, applied rapidly, will help to stop turning neighborhoods into war zones.”… Read more ...

Randy Stufflebeam Resigns As Constitution Party Midwestern Regional Chairman

ATPR:

The following letter was sent out by Randy Stufflebeam [on] 5/26/2020.

Dear (CP National Committee Member)

Randy Stufflebeam here.

Nearly 17 years ago I found out about the Constitution Party and immediately considered it my new political home. It was shortly after I retired from the Marine Corps in 2003 that I discovered what I consider a betrayal of my service by the two major parties.

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John Stossel: Jo Jorgensen Is A Different Presidential Candidate

John Stossel via LP.org:

Dr. Jo Jorgensen

We have a choice!

Next presidential election, we don’t have to decide between two big-spending candidates, neither of whom has expressed much interest in limited government.

Now, we have a third serious choice. This week, Dr. Jo Jorgensen, a psychology lecturer at Clemson University, won the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination.

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Vermin Supreme nomination speeches

Via Avens O’Brien at her blog:

On Saturday, I had the honor of nominating Vermin Supreme for our presidential candidate at the Libertarian Party.

After 4 rounds of voting, he lost, 3rd place in a tight race (our candidates require first past 50%, so we do multiple rounds until we have a clear choice.

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First joint interview with Jo Jorgensen and Spike Cohen

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