Jan 25 2012

“A Libertarian Foreign Policy” Students for Liberty Webinar Tonight

Source: Independent Political Report

From an e-mail:

“A Libertarian Foreign Policy” Webinar Tonight
http://studentsforliberty.org/news/a-libertarian-foreign-policy-webinar-tomorrow/
Webinar Wednesdays continue tonight, January 25 at 8PM. Join us for Read more »

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Jan 25 2012

Americans Elect Petition Approved in Maine

Source: Ballot Access News

The Maine petition to put Americans Elect on the 2012 ballot has enough valid signatures, according to the Secretary of State. This is probably the 2nd toughest petition drive that Americans Elect has completed so far. The number of signatures is very large, and no one can sign unless he or she is a registered voter but not a registered Read more »

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Jan 25 2012

Two Important California Legislative Hearings Set for January 26

Source: Ballot Access News

On Thursday, January 26, two important legislative hearings will take place in California. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Rules Committee will meet at 1:30 pm in Room 263 of City Hall to hear two bills on Instant Runoff Voting. One bill would eliminate it; the other bill would preserve it and expand the number of choices for voters. Read more »

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Jan 25 2012

Independent Presidential Candidate Gets on Russia Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

Mikhail Prokhorov has been put on the ballot for the Russian Presidential election, to be held in March. He is one of five candidates who qualified. He needed 2,000,000 valid signatures to get on the ballot, and he obtained them. See this story. Read more »

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Jan 25 2012

Pennsylvania State Courts Continued to be Plagued by Scandal

Source: Ballot Access News

The Pennsylvania state courts, in the last decade, have been more hostile to minor party and independent candidates than any other state’s courts. They have upheld rulings of lower state courts that levy fees of over $80,000 against candidates who submit petitions that are held not to have enough valid signatures. They have upheld the district Read more »

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Jan 25 2012

Obama State of the Union “subverts New Deal” says Stein

Source: Jill Stein for President

Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate, called today for a Green New Deal to counter the “trickle down economic agenda” laid out by President Obama last night in his State of the Union address. Stein plans to release her alternative at 8:30pm Eastern Time in a “People’s State of the Union: A Green New Deal for America” that will be given Read more »

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Jan 25 2012

RJ Harris Slams Obama’s “State of the Union” Address

Source: RJHarris2012.com

RJ Harris slams President Obama’s “State of the Union” address. He accuses him of revising U.S. economic history and downplaying the achievements of the private sector.

“Right now in the State of the Union address the President is having our government take the credit for nearly every positive action or Read more »

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Jan 25 2012

Shameless, Free Infomercials for Two Guilty Parties: Obama’s State of the Union and the Republican Response

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

“Sponsors of even the most embarrassing, inane and fraudulent infomercials have to pay for their own air time. They can’t force TV stations to run their ads for free by threatening to shut them down.

“Through the Federal Communications Commission and other government coercion, Democratic and Republican politicians run their Read more »

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