Tag Archives: Paulie Cannoli

Paul Frankel: My path from Democrat to Libertarian….. and: what was your path from D or R to Other?


The following is a biographical summary of IPR Contributing Editor Paulie Frankel’s path from major party supporter (in this case Democratic)  to 3rd party advocate (in this case Libertarian).


It is posted here with an invitation to each IPR reader who chooses to do so to provide a similar biographical summary, in the comments below, of their journeys from major parties into the realm of Independent/Third Party Political interest and activism with the intention that this sharing of our experiences might prove of interest or useful to IPR readers generally.
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IPR’s Paulie Elected as LNC Region 7 Alternate

Region 7 covers  Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

On behalf of ALL of us here at IPR:

CONGRATULATIONS!

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Long announces for LPA chair

Roderick T. Long, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Auburn University — and a figure usually associated with the libertarian movement’s “left,” anarchist and non-party wings — has announced his candidacy for the Libertarian Party of Alabama’s chairmanship.

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Socialists Brian Moore and Stewart Alexander send their thanks

Ed, Art, Socialist Party Members, Family and Friends:

No, it is Stewart and I who wish to thank all of the SP members, friends, family and volunteers who worked so hard, and gave of themselves so generously in our 2008 campaign.

A special thanks goes out to Matt Erard, our National Ballot Access Coordinator, for his diligent, effective and smart efforts in helping us qualify on eight state ballots and 22 others as official “Write-In”
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How did IPR contributors and readers do on election day?

IPR founder GE shared 23,740 votes with 16 others in a slate of presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .4% of the vote.

Contributor Paulie Cannoli shared 4,983 votes with 8 other Alabama presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .2%.

Contributor Tom Knapp took 8,576 votes in Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, for 2.3%.… Read more ...

Update on Boston Tea Party organizing efforts and endorsements

21 September 2008 Here: 329 members. Facebook: 461. Today we received the final vote to make the national committee unanimous. We now have a state affiliate in Kansas.

19 September 2008 Here: 321 members. Facebook: 457. We continue to grow. The national committee is considering the addition of a Kansas state affiliate, for a full dozen of state affiliates.… Read more ...

LibertarianPartyCandidates.US tracks races all over the country

I’ve previously listed the LP candidates here, here, here and here. Now, George Donnelly has turned this list into its own website with graphics and continuous updating. George explains:

An Effort to List all LP Candidates

We Libertarians need to know how many candidates we’re fielding for office.

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Veteran LP petitioners reportedly reinstated

According to comments made by Richard Winger of Ballot Access News, LP Political Director Sean Haugh has rescinded his “blackballing” of veteran LP petitioners Paulie Cannoli and possibly Andy J.

Winger also says that Gary Fincher’s case is being looked into and that Fincher may be reinstated as well.

Sean Haugh remains Political Director.… Read more ...