Tag Archives: U.S. Constitution

Ralph Nader: Why Do Americans Give Away So Much Control to Corporations?

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial last week on his website Nader.org. 

The American people own most of the wealth – private and public – and most of the information in the country.… Read more ...

Libertarians support Nullify Now NC

Press Release from the Libertarian Party of North Carolina

RALEIGH (Sept. 23) – Nullification is not about state’s rights or slavery, but about the fundamental principles of the American republic, said J.J. Summerell, chair of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina. The Libertarian Party is one of the sponsors of the Nullify Now conference scheduled for the Raleigh Convention Center Oct.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: The Health Care Law Is Not Only Unconstitutional, It’s Unhealthy

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (March 31) – Like most bills passed by Congress, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act does exactly the opposite of what its title implies. It doesn’t protect patients at all, but actually harms them by making health care more expensive and less available. The U.S.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Presidential candidates should read the job description

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (Nov. 5) – One of the first things you do when you’re applying for a job is to read the job description to find out the qualifications, duties and responsibilities of the office. After listening to years of presidential campaign speeches and debates, it seems to me that most candidates for the office simply haven’t read the job description for President of the United States.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: U.S. Constitution Day Resolution

“Every word of a constitution is the difference between power and freedom.”- James Madison

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (Aug. 29) – Taking a break from the campaign, let me offer an idea for consideration by local Libertarian Party affiliates. I offer this not as a Wrights 2012 campaign initiative, but simply as something that has been successfully used by Libertarian Party groups for promoting libertarian ideals.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Decriminalizing drugs will save lives and money

“The War on Drugs is a price support system for terrorists and drug pushers. It turns ordinary, cheap plants like marijuana and poppies into fantastically lucrative black market products. Without the War on Drugs, the financial engine that fuels terrorist organizations would sputter to a halt.”
– Ron Crickenberger

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Lee Wrights: Patriot Act renewal gives terrorists another victory

by R. Lee Wrights

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and thus clamorous to be led to safety), by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”
– H.L. Mencken

BURNET, Texas (June 1) – Using the same tactics of secrecy, deceit, outright lies and fear that they have been using for ten years, Democrats and Republicans steamrolled over the opposition and stampeded Congress into renewing several provisions of the Patriotic Act last week.… Read more ...