Jul 15 2011

Green Party: Hugh Giordano reaches out to supporters

Source: Green Party Watch

Hugh Giordano, who ran a very effective campaign for state legislature in PA, has written to his supporters asking that they lend their support to Cheri Honkala in her bid to be elected Sheriff in Philadelphia. The letter is printed in full below the fold. Read more »

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Jul 15 2011

Ralph Nader On Philanthropy at the New York Public Library

Source: Nader.org

On May 4th 2011, Ralph Nader appeared at the New York Public Library with two billionaires — Ted Turner and Peter Lewis.

Together they discussed philanthropy and Nader’s book – Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

Tomorrow, Saturday July 16, 2011 at 8 am and again at 8 pm, the 90 minute event will be shown on C-Span 2. Read more »

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Jul 15 2011

Indiana Libertarian Party Launches LPIN.TV

Source: Libertarian Party of Indiana (from an e-mail sent)

We are proud to announce the launch of LPIN.TV. Currently, we have two “stages.” The first is LP 101 TV. We asked you to pick videos for your friends, and we’ve put them in to a 24/7 stream that’s connected to facebook chat. We also have Training TV, a channel devoted to helping you navigate the political process.

Over the coming weeks, we will roll out another stage of unique content Read more »

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Jul 15 2011

Independence Party of Minnesota Press Conference on Capitol Steps Friday

Source: Independence Party of Minnesota (from an e-mail sent)

Following two painful weeks of an unnecessary government shutdown, Minnesotans have been pointed right back down the same failed road we’ve been traveling on for years. The solution agreed to on Thursday simply shifts and borrows our way to the next election.

Governor Dayton said the people of Minnesota won today. But we’ve been put in a position to lose tomorrow. And that is unacceptable. Read more »

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Jul 15 2011

Illinois Green Party State Meeting This Weekend (July 16)

Source: Green Party Watch

I have the pleasure of being able to attend the Illinois Green Party’s State Membership Meeting this weekend (July 15-16) in Rockford, Illinois.

At this meeting, elections will be held for Chair, Secretary, and Membership Steward of the Illinois Green Party, and for delegate seats on the Green National Committee. Read more »

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Jul 15 2011

Write-In Counting Bill Passes California Legislature

Source: Ballot Access News

On July 14, the California legislature passed AB 461, which says that write-ins are valid even if the voter forgot, or didn’t know, to “X” the box next to the name written in. The legislature had passed a similar bill several years ago, but Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had vetoed it. Read more »

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Jul 15 2011

Burlington Free Press Article Describes Court Hearing on Vermont June Petition Deadline

Source: Ballot Access News

The Burlington Free Press for July 15 has an extensive story about the first day of the trial in the lawsuit in state court over the constitutionality of the Vermont June petition deadline for independent candidates. To read the story, go to www.burlingtonfreepress.com. Scroll down a short way. The story is below the story about Doughboy’ Bakery, in the middle of the page. Read more »

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Jul 15 2011

Debt – Mark Grannis

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

“We think we want our stuff so bad that we’re willing to have our kids pay for it later.”

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