Tag Archives: political party

Sean Haugh: Standards of Party Governance

“We hold government to very high standards when it comes to openness and transparency, and rightly so. We have open meetings laws, sunshine laws, freedom of information laws, ethics laws and many other provisions demanding public disclosure of government documents and actions. Long have we known that transparency is the first step to prevent government from sliding into tyranny,” writes Sean Haugh on Liberty for All.… Read more ...

Washington Post snarks at Greens protesting lack of coverage

Many independent and smaller party candidates have complained for a long time about lack of coverage from the corporate media. Here is one snarky, cynical response from the establishment:

A group of about 15 protestors and candidates from a Certain Political Party That Will Go Unnamed gathered outside the Washington Post building today to protest their belief that the company “routinely ignores or marginalizes the party’s candidates.”

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California deals double whammy to Constitution Party

First, the California Secretary of State issued an opinion (litigation pending) that Alan Keyes, not Chuck Baldwin, would be on the AIP ballot line this year.

And now, more bad news from the Golden State for the CP in case it does wrestle back control of the AIP from Keyes: Ballot Access News reports

California has a new format for its voter registration form, for the “political party” choice.

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Steve Newton: North Carolina ballot access and party registration = Demopublican fascism

The following is posted on Last Free Voice by ElfNinosMom; the author is Steve Newton.
These same types of major party shenanigans to marginalize independents and smaller parties even after they overcome massive ballot access hurdles take place in states all over the country.

I’m sure that Ryan McTeague Beckwith of the Raleigh News and Observer thought this was funny:

The number of registered Libertarians has more than doubled.

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