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Posts tagged as “John Murphy”

PA: Calls Mount for Free and Equal Elections in the Keystone State

Damon Eris at Poli-Tea:

The purge of third party and independent candidates from the Pennsylvania ballot that took place earlier this month seems to be leading to greater calls for reform in the Keystone State. The undemocratic and anti-republican effort led by Democratic and Republican party activists resulted in the expulsion of all third party and independent candidates for statewide office from the ballot.… Read more ...

John Murphy on ‘Nadering Kucinich’

Independent candidate for Congress in 2008 and former Green Party member John Murphy writes in Dissident Voice,

The Democrat Party is just another voice of the corporate elite that is trying to control America. It does not want us to have any choices other than the corporate candidates and it will do its best to slander and malign even men like Ralph Nader who has done more for this nation in the past 40 years than any 30 presidents in the last 200 years!

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Ralph Nader voices support for national ballot initiatives

Evan Ravitz, an advocate for direct democracy, recently posted a video of Ralph Nader endorsing the idea of national ballot initiatives in the United States.  He does not explicitly say that he supports former Senator Mike Gravel’s National Initiative for Democracy plan, but he does say that he supports a “binding national referendum.”… Read more ...

Writing for the Dissident Voice, John Murphy finds himself ‘Running on Empty’

An article that independent congressional candidate John Murphy wrote for the Dissident Voice:

Running On Empty

Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels
I dont know how to tell you all just how crazy this life feels
I look around for the friends that I used to turn to to pull me through
Looking into their eyes I see them running too

Running on – running on empty
Running on – running blind
Running on – running into the sun
But Im running behind

– from “Running on Empty” by Jackson Browne

Screaming in the Rain

I was on my way home from doing a radio interview in Reading, Pennsylvania.… Read more ...