Jimmy McMillan was on the ballot for Governor of New York in November 2010, and official returns show he polled 41,131 votes. His ballot label was “Rent is 2 Damn High.” He has just filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, alleging that he really received at least 50,000 votes, but that the vote count was not honest. See this story. Read more »
As you prepare your State of the Union address, please be advised that those who support you are very cognizant of what you do not mention in such annual presentations to the Nation. For example, last year, environmentalists were shocked that global warming-climate Read more »
The Pennsylvania Department of Elections says that as of January 20, 2012, there are 38,220 registered Libertarians in Pennsylvania. This is the highest number of registered Libertarians in Pennsylvania history, and is doubly surprising because the state removed the party as a choice on the voter registration formseveral years ago, because it had Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party candidates and leaders said today that the US must avoid a military confrontation with Iran by diplomacy based on the goal of ridding the Middle East and Asia of nuclear weapons, including Israel, Pakistan, and India.
The Green Party strongly opposes a military attack on Iran, a country Read more »
HELSINKI — The conservative favorite easily won the first round of Finland’s presidential election Sunday, setting up a runoff against an environmentalist leader who is the first openly gay candidate to run for head of state in the Nordic country… Read more »
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was in Washington DC with Move to Amend for Occupy the Courts, a weekend of actions to protest the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision that gave corporations license to spend unlimited amounts of cash on elections. Watch Dr. Stein’s speech to Occupy the Courts here:
The Wisconsin Green Party’s Ben Manski was recently on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann to discuss the Occupy Movement, the drive to recall WI Governor Scott Walker, and Jill Stein’s presidential campaign. Manski is an accomplished democracy advocate, campaign manager for Jill Stein for President 2012, and an experienced candidate himself – in 2010 he took 31% of the vote in a WI State Rep race, and may well have done better if not for straight-ticket voting.
Watch Ben Manski on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann:
When government spending cuts come up in conversation, Big Government Democrats and Republicans break out the scare tactics. They threaten to cut the services that voters care about most. Police and fire protection, schools, and road repairs are some of their tried- Read more »