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Gary Johnson Interviewed on Huffington Post Live

From the video description:

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson joins us in-studio. We’ll discuss the NSA and government surveillance, marriage equality, marijuana and more.

Link is below:

http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/gary-johnson-nsa-edward-snowden/51c1ec5a02a7602941000300

Bruce Levine: The Green Shadow Cabinet and a Mental Health Declaration of Independence

From Green Party Watch, June 14, 2013: 

Bruce Levine, the Green Shadow Cabinet’s Assistant Secretary of Health for Clinical Mental Health, recently wrote an  article for the Huffington Post entitled “The Green Shadow Cabinet and a Mental Health Declaration of Independence”. Here’s an excerpt:

The Green Shadow Cabinet, launched in spring 2013, is led by 2012 Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein.

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Joanne Spataro: Dr. Jill Stein Gets Personal: How a Health Scare Got Her Into Politics

Published May 13, 2013 on The Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joanne-spataro/dr-jill-stein-gets-person_b_3262973.html?utm_hp_ref=elections-2012).

By Joanne Spataro

During the first part of our interview, Dr. Jill Stein talked about promoting the Green Party platform, doing push-ups in jail and fighting for local food. The former presidential candidate for the Green Party in 2012 seemed like she had always been fearless.… Read more ...

Leftist observer enjoys conservative/libertarian split at CPAC, supports strengthening Libertarian Party

Lubbock Left, a blog hosted but not edited by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:

Social conservatives and libertarians don’t get along. Here’s a FOX News opinion piece about the recent CPAC Conference illustrating that point. (To my friends on the right: yes, I occasionally read FOX News, holding my nose the whole time.) Social conservatives can’t stand libertarians wanting a voice within the Republican Party, though they courted libertarians eagerly enough in the 2010 election cycle, mostly through the TEA Party concept.

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Andrew Levine on the Huffington Post says ‘A New Nader’ is ‘Needed’

From the Huffington Post:

That’s the main reason why I think Nader shouldn’t run again in 2012; it would only get liberals riled up, impeding the more important task of making the Obama presidency less dreadful. Also, Nader has been there and done that; he’s fought the good fight and he deserves a hero’s rest.

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Third Party and Independent Daily: Constitution Party Updates

Several stories at TPID today about the Constitution Party:


CO-Gov: Progressives Debate Import of Tancredo’s Third Party Candidacy

From Political Chili:

Over at The Huffington Post, liberal blogger Jessica Corry is making “The Liberal Case for Tom Tancredo.”  According to Corry, Tancredo’s victory “could mean a handful of policy goodies long championed by liberal progressives.”  She believes that Tancredo’s “strong libertarian foundation…when communicated the right way, is both moderate and pragmatic.” .

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Huff Post profiles Green state rep. candidate in Chicago Jeremy Karpen

From the Huffington Post (read the full thing here):

Jeremy Karpen figures if there was ever a year to do the impossible, this is it.

Karpen is running for state representative in Illinois’ 39th district in Chicago, on the Green Party ticket. If he wins, he’ll be the only state legislator from his party in the nation.

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Christopher Ketcham on Huff. Post: ‘Vermont Revolutionaries and the Rise of a Green Tea Party’

Independent journalist Christopher Ketcham, who says that he is writing a book about the Vermont secessionist movement, recently posted an article on the Huffington Post about Vermont’s secessionists (there are several running for office on their own ticket).  It is an interesting news, analysis, and opinion piece, and the full thing can be read here. … Read more ...

Third Party and Independent Daily: Latest Tancredo News

TPID has two new items about former Congressman Tom Tancredo’s run for Governor as an American Constitution Party candidate in Colorado:

CO: Tancredo Admits Drug War is a Failure, Calls for Legalization and Taxation of Marijuana

From the Real Vail news:

One of the more candid moments in McGarry’s interview with Tancredo was when he asked him about legalizing marijuana.… Read more ...

The Huffington Post interviews Green candidate for US Senate LeAlan Jones

As part of a series of interviews with interesting Chicagoans, the Huffington Post recently interviewed the Green Party candidate for US Senate in Illinois, LeAlan Jones.  He recently polled 14 percent and has been getting a lot of coverage because of it.  Read the whole thing here.

HP: Do a lot of Illinois voters know about the Green Party?

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Rand Paul Attacked for Association with Constitution Party

TPID:

Progressive and liberal commentators have now begun to attack Rand Paul for his past association with the Constitution Party.  From the Progressive Fix:

I don’t know how long it’s going to take before the past views and associations of new Republican superstar Rand Paul all come to light, but he’s currently on track to serve as the living link between all sorts of older forms of radical conservatism and the contemporary Tea Party movement.

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Huffington Post: ‘As Congress Collapses, a Call to Greens and Libertarians: Get Ready to Govern’

By Bill Shireman
President and CEO of the Future 500
http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Ten years ago, I asked a top U.S. Green Party organizer why the party’s official platform was such a shallow set of 1960s big government prescriptions, rather than a thoughtful 21st century set like greens in some other countries advance.… Read more ...