Tag Archives: Third Party and Independent Candidates

Jerry Russell Seeks Lubbock County (TX) Libertarian Party Nomination for County Commission

From KCBD.com:

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Several candidates announced their intention to run for office Monday and at least one dropped out, as filing deadlines arrive for 2012…  Jerry Russell announced his intention to seek the Lubbock County Libertarian Party’s nomination for Lubbock County Commissioner of Pct 1. Russell said if elected he would advocate a low tax rate, frugal spending, and better maintenance of county roads.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Corporate socialism controls American government’

Dandelion Salad by way of On The Wilder Side:

http://rt.com

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Nader believes that Theodore Dreiser put it very well many years ago, when he said that “the corporations are the government”.

“Knowing they [corporations] can’t be out front because people don’t like a lot of these big corporations, they are ripped off by the banks and credit card companies, they camouflage and their camouflage is that they give the Tea Parties certain deceptive information and focus on certain politicians, and therefore they continue their work behind the scenes.

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Colorado: 24 Third Party and Independent Candidates for Governor, US House and Senate

Posted at http://politeaparty.blogspot.com/ and http://thirdpartydaily.blogspot.com/

In the Colorado Statesman, Anthony Bowe has filed a report on the many third party and independent candidates for office in Colorado in an article entitled, “Third party candidates take root.” The piece provides an overview, by name and affiliation, of twenty-four Libertarian Party, Unity Party, Green Party, Constitution Party and Independent candidates for governor, the US Congress and Senate, while supplying the most detail on the efforts of the Libertarian Party and Unity Party.… Read more ...