President Obama’s math skills leave something to be desired. As a matter of fact, based on Mr. Obama’s recent interview on “60 Minutes,” the president deserves a grade of F in math. When confronted by the reporter with the reality that his economic stimulus package failed, he decided to lie to the American people.… Read more ...
Kimberly Wilder writes: I am following the Occupy Wall Street protests closely at my other blog, onthewilderside.com, where it is more on topic. Though, of course, when there is a big demonstration, political issues arise. So, wanted to share some third party allusions which have been made.
By Chuck Baldwin
To a packed out crowd of over 500 Montanans who had assembled in minus zero weather to hear me speak, I made the statement, “Not all Christians are our friends, and not all non-Christians are our enemies.” Indeed, being able to identify our friends is more than half the battle.… Read more ...
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I’m a Clinton White House alum who had hoped President Obama could usher in the debate we need. It’s hardly all his fault that we’re not there, but I’m convinced the parties’ interest groups and “thought police” make real progress impossible without a new force that shakes things up.
from Ballot Access News
Connecticut Public Funding Law Held Unconstitutional Because it Discriminates Severely Against Minor Parties & Independent Candidates / August 27th, 2009
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On August 27, U.S. District Court Judge Stefan Underhill, a Clinton appointee, held that Connecticut’s public funding law for candidates is so discriminatory in favor of the two major parties, and against all other parties and candidates, that it is unconstitutional in its entirety.
Over at Chris Cilliza‘s political blog at the Washington Post, he is creating The Fix Political Hall of Fame. While he did not yet induct an independent or third party candidate, he did give an important shout-out.
In his write-up for Fix Hall of Famer Bill Clinton, Cilliza says of the 1992 election, “…Clinton somehow finished second in the New Hampshire primary, declared himself the ‘Comeback Kid’ and ultimately took the nomination and — with an assist from Independent candidate Ross Perot — the presidency.”
In a move that few, if any, people saw coming, former US President William J. Clinton is set to announce today that he is joining the Libertarian Party. Clinton first hinted at his new political direction back in 1997, but Libertarians didn’t believe him, and not long afterwards called for his impeachment.… Read more ...
According to the Concord Monitor, all write-ins in New Hampshire are now counted and the final results are:
Hillary Clinton – 1124 votes
Ron Paul – 1092 votes
Chuck Baldwin – 226 votes
Mitt Romney – 112 votes
Mike Huckabee – 61 votes
Cynthia McKinney – 41 votes
Sarah Palin – 18 votes
Bill Clinton – 13 votes
All told, there were 3359 write-in votes accounting for .47% of the vote.… Read more ...