Mar 31 2012

Lee Wrights: The Health Care Law Is Not Only Unconstitutional, It’s Unhealthy

Source: Wrights2012.com

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas – Like most bills passed by Congress, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act does exactly the opposite of what its title implies. It doesn’t protect patients at all, but actually harms them by making health care more expensive and less available. The U.S. Supreme Court has the opportunity to overturn this unconstitutional and damaging law, and it should – do away with the entire law. Read more »

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Mar 31 2012

Health care ruling won’t deliver reform Americans need, says Stein

Source: Jill Stein for President

Dr. Jill Stein, the front running Green Party presidential candidate, said today that whatever the U.S. Supreme Court decides on the constitutionality of the insurance mandate of “Obama / Romney care”, Americans will still be stuck with an expensive, ineffective health care system that fails to provide quality health care to all Americans.

“As a medical doctor trying to care for people in an increasingly broken system over 25 Read more »

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Mar 31 2012

Libertarian Party Chair Urges Marco Rubio: Withdraw Your Endorsement of Mitt Romney. He’s a Big Government Politician.

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

“Marco Rubio, Withdraw Your Endorsement of Mitt Romney. He’s a Big Government Politician.”

Mark Hinkle Libertarian Party Chair urges Senator Marco Rubio

“With all due respect, Senator Rubio, you failed to do your homework. As an alleged ‘Tea Party Republican,’ your endorsement of Mitt Romney misleads the true Tea Partiers from Read more »

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Mar 31 2012

Ralph Nader: Open Letter to President Obama on Jobs Acts

Source: Nader.org

President Obama,

As you know, this country has recently faced one of the worst financial crises in our history. In the aftermath, millions were left unemployed, without a home, saddled with enormous college loans, and struggling to get by. The economy continues to lag to this day, and many millions of Americans remain out of work and looking for a job. For that reason, voters have been desperate for their national elected officials – you and Congress Read more »

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Mar 31 2012

Ralph Nader: Open Letter to Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO

Source: Nader.org

Dear Mr. Trumka,

You have come to your leadership position of our country’s labor federation of unions with 13 million members the hard way. Starting by working in the coal mines, then becoming a lawyer, heading the United Mine Workers, then becoming the Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO before assuming your present position in 2009, who can pull rank on you in the formal labor movement? Read more »

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Mar 31 2012

Sam Sloan, A Candidate For The Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination, Shares His Views Regarding Bob Barr, Warren Redlich & The Libertarian Love Affair With Gary Johnson

Source: Liberty Lion

On March 28, 2012, Sam Sloan, a candidate for the Presidential Nomination of the Libertarian Party, sent Liberty Lion the following article:

The Libertarian Love Affair with Gary Johnson
by Sam Sloan

With the National Convention now approaching, more and more Libertarians are coming Read more »

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Mar 31 2012

Presidential Candidates Submit Statements for LP News

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Presidential Candidates running for the Libertarian Party nomination submitted 175-word statements for the upcoming issue of LP News, the national Libertarian Party newsletter.

Six of these candidates last qualified* for posting of presidential candidates to the LP.org web site: Lee Wrights, Bill Still, Carl Person, Gary Johnson, RJ Harris, and Jim Burns. Below are their statements: Read more »

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Mar 31 2012

Nebraska Bill Advances, Would Make it Easier for Parties to Remain on the Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On March 30, Nebraska LB 1035 passed the Senate on second reading. This is the bill to make it easier for a party to remain on the ballot. Currently, it must pass the 5% vote test every two years. The bill says that when a party passes the 5% vote test, it is then ballot-qualified for the next four years.

It is somewhat likely the bill will pass third reading on April 3. Read more »

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