21 September 2008 Here: 329 members. Facebook: 461. Today we received the final vote to make the national committee unanimous. We now have a state affiliate in Kansas.
19 September 2008 Here: 321 members. Facebook: 457. We continue to grow. The national committee is considering the addition of a Kansas state affiliate, for a full dozen of state affiliates.… Read more ...
You wouldn’t know it, but today is Constitution Day, the day we remember the signing of the US Constitution in 1787. In fact, when you look at America today, there’s hardly any sign of the Constitution at all.
The government in Washington
* makes war when it wants to,
* raises taxes when it wants to,
* raises the national debt to over $10 trillion when it wants to,
* throws American citizens in jail without trial when it wants to,
* bails out multi-billion dollar corporations like Bear Stearns, Fannie Mae, and AIG when it wants to,
* tortures prisoners of war when it wants to,
* and in numerous other ways violates the Constitution with impunity and denies the natural rights of citizens without being called to account.
This has been a busy media week for the campaign, as we kicked off our Constitution Day pledge drive and Naderâ€™s Southern tourâ€”traveling to Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas before heading to Tennessee. In Oklahoma, Nader addressed crowds about the stateâ€™s discriminatory ballot access laws and its refusal to allow write-in campaigns.
posted at votenader.org
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As part of the Nader campaign’s Get Out The Vote college speaking tour, Ashley Sanders, youth spokesperson, will be traveling around the country speaking to college audiences on the differences between Ralph Nader’s platforms and the platforms of the two major-party candidates. She’s introduced Mr.… Read more ...
On 7 September 2008, the Libertarian National Committee passed a resolution against the war in Afghanistan. To date, we are informed, the party’s staff members have refused to issue a press release on the topic, and have not added it to the LP.org web site as of this writing.
Greens promote ‘Peace Slate’ and call Obama/Biden the ‘faux antiwar’ ticket, citing Obama’s record and warhawk positions on military funding, US troops in Afghanistan, threats against Iran; McKinney speaks out on Dems’ complicity in Bush-Cheney hijacking of the US
Malik Rahim was a keynote speaker at the Green Party US convention. He is running for Congress in Louisiana’s 2nd district (New Orleans area). According to wikipedia, “Malik Rahim (born Donald Guyton in 1948) is a former Black Panther, convicted felon, and a long-time housing and prison activist in the U.S.… Read more ...
The Democrats have been known for doing this all over the country. Mostly because they are not doing anything to serve the constituencies and interest groups they claim to represent. I’ve been toying with the idea of starting Democrats Against Democracy as a formal group. Here they are at work again in Maine:
In a message sent to supporters tonight, independent Congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan slammed her opponent, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, over the passing of the latest war-funding bill. The full text follows:
We at Cindy for Congress wish to express our dismay that Nancy Pelosi’s House of Representatives once again approved money to continue the illegal, immoral, and destructive occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Stewart Alexander, the vice-presidential nominee of the Socialist Party USA and Peace and Freedom VP hopeful, has written an article for Bay Area Indymedia highlighting his concerns with Bush’s $168 billion economic stimulus package:
Millions of working people are waking up to the harsh reality that the Bush stimulus package is not working and that the U.S.
Media release from the Nader Team:
June 13, 2008
RALPH NADER ISSUES STATEMENT ON DR RON PAUL
Washington, DCâ€”â€”Independent Presidential candidate Ralph Nader issued the below statement on Dr Ron Paul today.
â€œRon Paul was a lightning rod for millions of Americans against the war in Iraq and for the protection of personal liberties that the two major parties have turned their back onâ€”by continuing to support the illegal criminal war and the PATRIOT Act.… Read more ...