The Barr campaign is offering to bus people into Denver for the presidential vote. The chartered bus full of Barr backers will then immediately turn around and leave — “[n]o hotel fees or convention ‘extras’ needed!”… Read more ...
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Statement from the La Riva campaign on California same-sex marriage ruling
The Party of Socialism and Liberation’s La Riva/Puryear presidential campaign has released a statement lauding the recent California Supreme Court decision on In re Marriage Cases.
The “Vote PSL” La Riva/Puryear presidential campaign joins the LGBT community in celebrating the California Supreme Court decision that overturned the same-sex marriage ban.
Gallagher: Ron Paul, Bob Barr ‘twins’
Marc Gallagher, founder and editor of Liberty Maven, admits that Bob Barr has a “checkered past,” but says “[o]n the issues in 2008 Bob Barr and Ron Paul are twins.… Read more ...
Kat Swift interviewed by Cambridge Chronicle
Kat Swift, Green Party presidential candidate, made a campaign visit to a Cambridge, Mass. this past Saturday, and scored an interview the the local Chronicle.
Question: Do you think the American voting system is stacked up against the Green Party and other third parties?
‘White nationalist’ Web site criticizes Barr on immigration
The fiercely anti-immigration Web site, VDare.com, accuses “born again libertarian” Bob Barr of backsliding on his anti-immigration stance.
VDare columnist, Marcus Epstein, lauds the anti-libertarian immigration record Bob Barr established as a member of Congress, which includes the following:
- Co-sponsoring legislation to cut the number of H-1B visas in half
- Co-sponsoring a bill to eliminate birthright citizenship, “chain immigration,” and limiting the total number of legal immigrants to 300,000 per year
- Voting to put soldiers on the border
- Voting against amnesty in 2001, and the 245(i) “mini-amnesty,” among others
But now Epstein is worried that Barr’s “libertarian conversion” on issues like privacy, civil liberties, and “homosexual marriage,” may also indicate a liberalization of his immigration views.… Read more ...
Wayne Allyn Root to participate in live chat, 1 p.m. Eastern
Wayne Allyn Root will be appearing on Rocky Talk Live with Mark Wolf this morning at 10 a.m. Denver time (noon, Eastern). He will discuss his candidacy for one hour, and then participate in a live chat, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.… Read more ...
Goodbye TPW . . . Hello IPR
Austin Cassidy was an unlikely father of the greatest minor-party news site in the history of the Internet. After all, he was and is a Republican, and a thoroughly moderate one at that.… Read more ...