Scott Keller officially announces that he is seeking the 2012 Libertarian Party Presidential nomination with a liberty and solution-oriented platform, which promises to turn the economy around in 6-12 months, while paring down the size of the Federal government and returning to the American people many of the liberties they have lost over the past eleven years.… Read more ... “Scott Keller Seeks LP Nod”
RJ Harris has joined a growing list of potential candidates who have declared an interest in running for the Libertarian Party 2012 Presidential nomination. While avoiding announcing at this time, RJ told Libertarian Strategy Monthly that he plans on running.
Las Vegas will host its first presidential convention when the Libertarian Party meets here in 2012. Convening at the Red Rock Resort May 4-6, one of the country’s largest third parties will pick its nominee for the White House.
Email from Libertarian Party national headquarters:
When is the best time for the Libertarian Party to hold its 2012 Presidential nominating convention? Below are arguments for three alternatives: before, during and after Memorial Day weekend. Following those arguments is a link to a survey, which has three boxes you can check to indicate which date or dates you prefer.… Read more ... “Libertarian Party Survey: 2012 Convention Date”
Amy Goodman, the host of Democracy Now!, and two producers of the show were arrested recently at the Republican Convention in St. Paul.Â Goodman has featured third party candidates and causes, such as Ralph Nader and Mike Gravel’s call for a new 9/11 investigation, on her independent news program.
Goodman approached a group of riot police, attempting to view a clash with protestors.Â She identified herself as a journalist and she claims that an officer responded, “Oh really?” and “ripped my credentials off my neck,” referring to the press credentials hanging from her neck.Â She is being charged with obstruction of a legal process.Â The moment was captured by Goodman’s videographer, as shown below.… Read more ... “Youtube video reveals Democracy Now! host being arrested at Republican Convention”
On Wednesday, August 27, right during the heart of the Democratic National Convention, we will be holding a Super Rally for 5,000-7,000 people at the University of Denver Magness Arena. (Check out our new Nader/Gonzalez video promoting our rallies here.)
And we’ll be hosting a second super rally in Minneapolis on September 4th at the Orchestra Hall during the week of the Republican National Convention.