Last Friday, Ramsey Clark, the U.S. Attorney General for the last two years of the Lyndon B. Johnson administration, died at the age of 93. Clark, the son of Supreme Court justice and fellow Attorney General Tom C. Clark, became an advocate for anti-war causes after leaving office, actively opposing U.S.… Read more ...
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With Reason, Lincoln Chafee Ponders His Failed Campaign, Praises Jo Jorgensen & Hints at a Future Run
Brian Doherty of Reason interviewed former Senator and Governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chafee, about his withdrawal from the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential race. Chafee marvels at the lack of support for his campaign and questions whether the Libertarian Party really prioritizes an anti-war message. … Read more ...
Former Rhode Island Governor and U.S. Senator Lincoln Chafee has withdrawn from the race for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.
In a Facebook post Chafee writes:
I enjoy campaigns. It is rewarding to participate in our electoral process; to exchange ideas with other candidates, to offer to the voters our experiences, visions for the future and open to inspection our past records.
Based on a national Green Party press release, as posted at onthewilderside.com:
Green Party leaders on Monday expressed hope that news of the killing of Osama bin Laden marks a new stage, in which US troops are withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan; air assaults on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya are halted; the US presses Israel to observe full human rights and justice for the Palestinian people; and violations of domestic civil liberties are overturned.