Tag Archives: voter apathy

Only 29% of US Population (42% of registered voters) Participated in 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Posted by Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4 — According to the Associated Press, 90 million Americans — only 42% of registered voters — pulled the lever for a congressional candidate on Tuesday. That’s just a hair under 29% of the US population of 310.6 million.

“So much for the consent of the governed,” says Thomas L.… Read more ...

Chuck Donovan Agrees, Vote Libertarian Or Don’t Complain For The Next Two Years

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

ATLANTA, GA – November 2, 2010 – Chuck Donovan, Georgia’s Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, agrees with a quote earlier today from Libertarian candidate for Congress, Travis Irvine. In a PBS interview, Mr. Irvine stated, “Vote Libertarian or don’t complain for the next two tears.”

Despite lack of equal coverage from the mainstream media, along with cover-ups and typical scare tactics by established political party “leadership”, information on legitimate Libertarian candidates has been at the voters’ fingertips.… Read more ...

Chris Hedges: “We owe Ralph Nader, Cynthia McKinney and the Green Party an apology”

Thanks to Ian Wilder at onthewilderside for the tip.

(excerpts from)  Truth Dig
Nader Was Right: Liberals are Going Nowhere With Obama
Chris Hedges

…We owe Ralph Nader, Cynthia McKinney and the Green Party an apology. They were right. If a few million of us had had the temerity to stand behind our ideals rather than our illusions and the empty slogans peddled by the Obama campaign we would have a platform.

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