Tag Archives: John McCain

Green Party Backs Restoration of Glass-Steagall Protections

Green Party backs restoration of Glass-Steagall protections, but calls proposed Warren-McCain legislation only a first step
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Libertarians at CPAC present Republican Wall of Shame

Press release from the Libertarian Party:

WASHINGTON – At their booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Libertarian Party is displaying a "Republican Wall of Shame." (View low-res JPG or high-res PDF.)

These are the prominent Republicans featured on the Wall of Shame:

  • Mitt Romney, supporter of the RomneyCare socialized medicine program in Massachusetts.
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North Carolina Libertarians ‘Bloody But Unbowed’

Liberty Point:

Libertarian candidates consider election defeats a learning experience, prepare for the next election.

Although the results of the 2010 election were a disappointment for North Carolina’s Libertarian candidates because they were not elected, several consider it a very good learning experience and preparation for future campaigns.

Dr. Mike Beitler, Libertarian candidate for U.S.… Read more ...

Will Wisconsin voters be ‘partisan or progressive?’ Green Ben Manski hopes for the latter

From the Capital Times, via Green Party Watch:

“People are probably telling him they like him and they like his ideas,” says Palmeri, who ran as a Green Party candidate in 2004 for a state Assembly seat in Oshkosh, earning 9 percent of the vote. “But once voters get inside the voting booth, it becomes really hard for them to vote against one of the two major political parties,” adds Palmeri, an associate communications professor at UW-Oshkosh and now a member of the non-partisan Oshkosh City Council.

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Arizona: 4-way U.S. Senate candidates’ debate set for Sept. 26

Posted at Libertarian Party blog by David Nolan:

KTVK-3TV in Phoenix has scheduled a debate that will include all four of Arizona’s ballot-qualified U.S. Senate candidates: John McCain, Rodney Glassman, (Green -p) Jerry Joslyn and myself. It will run without commercial interruption from 6pm to 7pm on Sunday, Sept. 26. This is most likely the only debate that McCain will agree to participate in.… Read more ...

Libertarian David Nolan: ‘Arizona’s U.S. Senate Race Offers a Unique Opportunity’

David Nolan at Libertarian Party blog:

Perhaps more than any other contest this year, the battle for the seat currently held by John McCain offers an opportunity to contrast the ideas of liberty with the big-government philosophy that now dominates the GOP.

Arizona held its primary election on August 24, and the results are interesting, to say the least.Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: ‘John McCain’s Attack On Liberty’

By Chuck Baldwin, 2008 Constitution Party Presidential Candidate

Anyone paying attention knows that John McCain has been a Big-Government Globalist Neocon (BGGN) for virtually his entire senatorial career. As with many BGGNs hiding out in the Republican Party, McCain likes to talk about smaller government, but his track record is littered with the promotion of one big government program after another.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Founder David Nolan running for US Senate in Arizona against John McCain

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

LP FOUNDER TAKES ON TOP REPUBLICAN IN AZ SENATE RACE

After losing the 2008 race for President, Sen. John McCain returned to Arizona to seek re-election.. His record in the Senate includes support for Bush’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, bipartisan backing for President Clinton’s bombing of Yugoslavia, a vote for the Patriot Act and sponsorship of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, the infamous McCain-Feingold bill.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: ‘Hooray For Utah; Boo For Indiana’

Posted by 2008 Constitution Party Presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin at ChuckBaldwinLive.com:

The Tea Party in Utah flexed its muscle over the weekend and booted longtime establishment Republican senator, Bob Bennett, from office. Hooray! (Now, Arizona, please do America a favor and show John McCain the door!) Unfortunately, Tea Party activists were unsuccessful in Indiana, as longtime establishment Republican, Dan Coats, defeated the principled patriot, John Hostettler.… Read more ...

Libertarians Call For More Finance Industry Freedom

April 30, 2010
WASHINGTON – Libertarian Party Executive Director Wes Benedict issued the following statement today, regarding the financial regulation legislation in Congress:

“The Libertarian Party opposes the legislation currently in Congress. Instead of removing harmful regulations that reduce competition, create winners and losers, and stifle the choices of consumers and financial firms, this legislation merely adds to that heap of regulations.… Read more ...

On MSNBC, Root Criticizes McCain and Questions Palin Tea Party Credentials

On Friday Mar. 26 a Bloomberg News story was headlined “Tea Party Advocates Who Scorn Socialism Want A Government Job”.   The article was about a Bloomberg poll that found 26% of Americans agree when asked “Do you consider yourself a supporter of the Tea Party Movement?”  Of those supporters, 70% agreed with the vague statement that “the government needs to do a lot more to create jobs”.… Read more ...

FEC releases official popular vote count from 2008 presidential election

The Federal Election Commission has released its “2008 presidential popular vote summary for all candidates listed on at least one state ballot.” The results:

  • Barack Obama (Democrat) 69,498,516 [52.93%]
  • John McCain (Republican) 59,948,323 [45.65%]
  • Ralph Nader (Independent, Peace and Freedom) 739,034 [0.56%]
  • Bob Barr (Libertarian) 523,715 [0.40%]
  • Chuck Baldwin (Constitution/Reform/U.S. Taxpayers) 199,750 [0.15%]
  • Cynthia McKinney (Green, Independent, Mountain) 161,797 [0.12%]
  • Write-In (Miscellaneous) 112,597 [0.09%]
  • Alan Keyes (America’s Independent) 47,746 [0.04%]
  • Ron Paul (Constitution, Louisiana Taxpayers) 42,426 [0.03%]
  • Gloria La Riva (Socialism and Liberation) 6,818 [0.01%]
  • Brian Moore (Liberty Union, Socialist) 6,538
  • None of These Candidates [Nevada only] 6,267
  • Róger Calero (Socialist Workers) 5,151
  • Richard Duncan (Independent) 3,905
  • James Harris (Socialist Workers) 2,424
  • Charles Jay (Boston Tea Party/Independent) 2,422
  • John Joseph Polachek (New) 1,149
  • Frank Edward McEnulty (Unaffiliated) 829
  • Jeffrey J.
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