Tag Archives: speech

Ten Years After: The Speech

Ten years ago today, a little known councilman from the village of Minerva (Ohio), Phil Davison, addressed his local Republican Party executive committee to seek its nomination for county treasurer.  He did not win the nomination, but his passionate speech went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and attaining mainstream media coverage. … Read more ...

Tom Woods: The Libertarian Speech I would give to the whole country

Tom Woods, historian and liberty activist, participated in the Texas Libertarian Convention June 9, 2012. His opening statement included that he would be making two speeches, the first 40 minutes being his speech to the masses to draw them to libertarianism, the last 20 minutes regarding his thoughts on the Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

Jake Towne – “Jobs, Debt, Veterans, and War” Speech

Posted by Jake Towne at Liberty Maven on October 6:

Know ye not, Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow?” – Lord Byron

Last night at a local candidates’ night I gave the below speech, though the bracketed paragraphs were cut out due to time limitations.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins on what lies beneath Obama’s “Mission Accomplished” Speech

OnTheWilderSide:

Howie Hawkins

from Green Party New York

Obama’s speech affirmed popular slogans: bring the troops home and focus on jobs and economic recovery at home. But it was as disingenuous as Bush’s weapons of mass destruction excuse for starting the Iraq war in the first place.

The reality is quite different from what Obama said.… Read more ...

Caroline Lucas, Green Member of Parliament in England, delivers her first speech to her peers

Posted by Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch:

The text is here, and also available at the party website. H/T to Ballot Access News.

Caroline Lucas delivers maiden speech to Parliament

Mr Speaker,

I am most grateful to you for calling me during today’s debate.

The environment is a subject dear to my heart, as I’m sure you know, and I’ll return to it in a moment.… Read more ...

Libertarian Mike Gravel to speak on November 18 in Walnut Creek, California

From the Contra Costa Times:

Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center — “After the Election – What’s Next for Democracy?”
7 p.m. Nov. 18. Speaker: Mike Gravel.
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek.
Suggested donation: $15. 925-933-7850.

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Todd Andrew Barnett delivers keynote speech to online Boston Tea Party convention

Posted at http://www.bostontea.us/node/373.

IPR’s previous coverage of tonight’s BTP convention is here. The convention will continue to take place tonight and tomorrow until 9 PM Eastern time. Those who are interested in voting may still join the party (and thus become voting delegates) while the convention is underway.

I have a few thoughts on tonight’s convention as well as my endorsements that I’d like to share with everyone, and I think this is the best time to do it.

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Socialist candidate for president to make campaign appearance in Tampa, FL

On Monday, October 27th, Brian Moore – the Socialist Party’s nominee for president – will be in Tampa, Florida. From 1 to 3 PM he will be speaking at the Vaughn Center at the Allen N. Reeves Theater at the University of Tampa. The event is open to the public and the media, and is being sponsored by the University’s Student Government and Student Association for Political and International Affairs.… Read more ...