From a release by Paul Truesdell, chairman of the Florida Whig Party:
“I understand that mine is but one voice, but perhaps when united in a national chorus of discontent against those who would willingly deny you and I as Americans, access to our natural public resources, foundations to governmental entities and asserted councils can better understand how such radical anti-fishing rhetoric is truly impacting the cultural heritage and traditions of our vital coastal infrastructure and refusing us our basic human rights as established under the public trust doctrine.”
The Tea Party, to which I follow closely, is not a political party, nor is it looking to form a third political party any time soon, as stated on their web site but we as The Florida Whigs, will be, upon election, that third party to which will be the conscience of the other two, in forming a bond to the Red, White and Blue.… Read more ...
Despite it being a Republican year, Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson may be in a secure position in his swing district. From internal polling his camp recently released,
In the first post-primary poll conducted in FL-8, Congressman Alan Grayson enjoys a 13-point lead. The results are:
Of greatest interest to readers of IPR is the option “Others”.… Read more ...
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Florida Whig Party Chairman Paul Truesdell released a public video message on Friday calling for the resignation of Florida Press Association (FPA) President Dean Ridings. The Whig Party was responding to the FPA’s exclusion of Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Alexander Snitker in a candidate forum at the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota Thursday.… Read more ...
Posted at http://politeaparty.blogspot.com/2010/04/fl-tea-party-and-whig-party-challenge.html by d. eris:
Given this week’s tax day tea party protests, it is worth reiterating that any movement intent on fostering constitutional representative government is doomed to failure if it works within the confines established by the Democratic-Republican two-party state and ruling political class. Like untold numbers of anti-war activists during the Bush administration, many in the tea party movement have, unfortunately, been duped by the propagandists of lesser-evilism in the corporate media and the major parties.… Read more ...
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Ocala, Florida (Thursday April 15, 2009) – Craig Porter of Miami made history on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 by becoming the first Whig to be qualified as a candidate for federal office since the 1800s.
Mr. Porter is a contractor, lifetime resident of Miami, 49 years old, married, and the father of three children, qualified to become the first Florida Whig and Whig in the nation to officially qualify to run for Congress from the 25th Congressional District.… Read more ...
In a detailed article at Ocala.com, Bill Thompson profiles the Florida Whig Party and its chairman, Paul Truesdell, providing background on the party’s history and current leadership, and emphasizing the steady rise in voters who are not affiliated with either of the major parties in the Sunshine State.
Three is the number of viable options Truesdell would like voters to have at the polls in 2010 – and beyond.
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