According to http://rjharris2012.com/, Harris won a straw poll of attendees at the recent Illinois LP state convention (revolving story at the top of the page, I see no way to link to the story directly). The site also has video from that convention of Harris debating fellow candidates for the Libertarian presidential nomination: Roger Gary, Lee Wrights, Carl Person, and Bill Still. The video was also supposed Read more »
BURNET, Texas (Oct. 29) – When someone runs for office, the first question they’re asked is: “Why are you running?” No matter how lowly or lofty the office, the question is the same. Most of the time the answer consists of a series of promises, things the candidate says he will “do” if elected. It doesn’t matter if the Read more »
Video of the Libertarian presidential candidate debate Oct. 22 at the Illinois Libertarian Party convention is now up on their YouTube channel. The debate was not streamed live as planned due to technical difficulties.
By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee
Is an entire country being run based on “marble envy?” As a child I’m willing to bet that Obama felt short changed of his share of marbles. Unfortunately this made him obsessed with taking other kids’ marbles (or as he called it “redistributing them”). I’ll bet he was good at it. So good that no kids were willing Read more »
On the New York Times blog “The Caucus”, a post entitled “Occupy Protestors Down on Obama, Survey Finds” has some interesting numbers for Greens:
Dr. Panagopoulos described the protesters as “disgruntled Democrats.” Sixty percent of those surveyed said they voted for Barack Obama in 2008, and about three-quarters now disapprove of Mr. Obama’s performance as president. A Read more »
Dirk Langeveld at the New London Patch has published 5 Green candidates’ responses to a questionnaire sent to all local candidates. Jessica Cartagena, Kenric Hanson, and Joan Sullivan Cooper are running for City Council. Ronna Stuller and Mirna Martinez are running for the Board of Education. With 5 local candidates, the New London Greens are one of the most electorally active Green Read more »