Do the Nov. 2 election results signal a major shift to the right and a resurgence of conservatism among the people? Is that what the capture of 66 House seats by the Republicans indicates? That is the fundamental message from the corporate media and by many in the milieu of pro-Democratic Party liberalism, such as the ACLU.… Read more ...
Now that Stupak’s seat is open, Republicans are eager to win it back, Democrats are struggling to hang on to it, and candidates from outside these parties are trying to get voters to rethink the fundamentals of how government operates. . . . Glenn Wilson, owner of a telecom business in the small Northeastern Lower Peninsula town of Rose City, is running as an independent .
Green Party presses demand for GAO study of health care costs under single-payer and for a nationally televised debate on the merits of Single-Payer; Greens call insurance companies the only winners under the Democratic Party plans
It’s time for an angry voters revolt against politicians who reject single-payer and defend insurance industry power and profits, say Greens
by Scott McLarty, media coordinator, Green Party US
Imagine for a moment that our public fire departments were privatized.
Imagine that you needed a special insurance policy before calling the fire department in an emergency, or you’d have to pay thousands of dollars out-of-pocket for the firefighters to put out the fire.… Read more ...
Cody Williams, a Chicago physician, writes in today’s New York Post how Obama-style socialized medicine may have played a role in the death of actress Natasha Richardson, who died last week in Canada from a simple injury easily treatable in the United States.… Read more ...
After the presidential campaign ended, Ralph Nader’s campaign launched a website called november5.org. It had a video promising that the Nader camaign would be transformed. It would turn into a citizen lobbying effort, with volunteers in every congressional district in the country, all moving forward progressive ideals.
Now, a letter has been sent to those who signed up on november5.org and it has also been posted on the website.… Read more ...
GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney will ‘join the debate’ via VoterWatch.com
blog Friday evening
* Web site: http://www.bloggingthedebates.com
* “A Fraud on the American Voter”: Greens protest the exclusion of McKinney and other qualified candidates from the debate, control of the debates by the Democratic and Republican parties and corporate sponsors; Greens insist on voters’ right to know about all presidential candidates
WASHINGTON, DC — Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney will be blogging live at the web site of the 2008 Presidential Debates Project (http://www.bloggingthedebates.com), a project of VoterWatch.com, during the debate between Barack Obama and John McCain in Oxford, Mississippi on Friday, September 26.… Read more ...