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Posts tagged as “Lester Maddox”

Time Capsule: Civil Rights Leader Praises Lester Maddox in 1990 Comeback Bid

Civil rights leader Hosea L. Williams all but endorsed Lester G. Maddox’s ill-fated bid to return to the Georgia governor’s mansion in 1990.

The blunt-spoken Williams, a fearless and confrontational activist who worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,… Read more ...

Time Capsule: American Party Nominee Tom Anderson Calls Jimmy Carter ‘A Wild Man’

The American Party’s Thomas J. Anderson called Democratic presidential nominee Jimmy Carter “a wild man and phony” on October 1, 1976.

Speaking at a news conference in Merrillville, Indiana, the 64-year-old Anderson — a longtime member of the John Birch Society and one of nearly a dozen independent and minor-party presidential hopefuls in the year of America’s Bicentennial — also took a swipe at President Gerald R. … Read more ...

Richard Viguerie, Former 3rd Party Candidate, Urges People Not to Vote for Goode or Johnson

Richard Viguerie is a leader of the conservative movement and one of the pioneers of direct mail. Viguerie today penned an editorial at ConservativeHQ in which he chided “libertarians and constitutionalists” to not “delude” themselves into thinking they were not voting for Barack Obama.… Read more ...

George Phillies’ statement to Massachusetts State Committee

I first received this several weeks ago. At that time George asked me to hold off on posting it. I note it has now been published at Last Free Voice.

Phillies Statement to the Massachusetts State Committee
(Edited from the May LPMass Minutes)

Last week I spent eight days in scenic Denver at our libertarian party national convention.

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