Dec 31 2012

Rapper Big Boi: Trashing Obama, praising Gary Johnson

Source: Hammer of Truth (via Independent Political Report)

Atlanta rapper Big Boi (of Outkast fame) was interviewed by Pitchfork, and he’s mighty unimpressed by Obama:

Pitchfork: You had a few things to say about Obama on Sir Lucious, but it was recorded before he became president. And there was your song “Sumthin’s Gotta Give” with Mary J. Blige where she sang about cheering for Obama… Read more »

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Dec 31 2012

Libertarians: Stop Relying on Email!

Source: Free Virginia (via Independent Political Report)

Just because you assemble your life around your email inbox doesn’t mean everyone else does.

In fact, these days email has become almost ineffective as a marketing method. It was at one time a fair way to reach your prospects — until everyone caught on, making it increasingly difficult to break through the noise. Now, the trash bin and the spam filter are very likely to be the final resting places of your email messages to your members. Read more »

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Dec 31 2012

Lee Wrights: Make Newtown the last town

Source: Liberty For All (via Independent Political Report)

“Americans have the right and advantage of being armed – unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.”

- James Madison

Beware the person who says to you, “You don’t need a gun.” That kind of person will get you killed. Nothing proves this more than the terrible event of Friday last at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown Read more »

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Dec 31 2012

Chuck Baldwin on Newtown School Shooting

Source: Independent Political Report




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Dec 31 2012

Robby Wells Speaks To Constitution Party National Committee Meeting About His 2016 Campaign

Source: Independent Political Report

On December 1, 2012, the Constitution Party held their National Committee Meeting in Saint Louis, Missouri. One of the invited guest speakers was Robby Wells, who back in November announced his 2016 presidential candidacy as an independent. Wells had run for the Constitution Party’s presidential nomination this year in April, but came in 3rd place, with 58 votes, or 14.6%.

Wells was introduced by CP National Vice-Chairman Randy Stufflebeam, who said he had received Read more »

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Dec 31 2012

New York State Posts Final 2012 Election Returns Tally; Presidential Vote Increases by 400,332 Votes

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 31, the New York State Board of Elections posted the official November 2012 election returns. The final tally includes 400,332 votes that had not been counted when the state posted its tentative returns several weeks ago.

These tickets gained the following number of votes, compared to the tentative tally: Democratic 305,843; Republican 77,769; Working Families 6,587; Conservative 5,864; Green 2,030; Libertarian Read more »

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Dec 30 2012

In A Few States, Presidential Candidates Appeared on Ballot Even Though they had No Presidential Elector Candidates

Source: Ballot Access News

Minor parties appeared on the presidential ballot in a few states last month, even though they submitted no presidential elector candidates. The Libertarian Parties of Nevada and West Virginia didn’t submit any presidential elector candidates. The Green Parties of Oregon and West Virginia didn’t submit any, either.

When a party submits no presidential elector candidates, it is admitting that it is certain it won’t carry Read more »

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Dec 28 2012

National Archives Web Page Has Copies of Certificates of Ascertainment and also Certificates of Electoral College Vote

Source: Ballot Access News

The National Archives & Records Administration web page is posting copies of the 2012 Certificates of Ascertainment received from each state. This is a document that tells the total number of valid votes received by each candidate for presidential elector. The web page is also posting copies of each state’s electoral college vote, as the states submit them. See here.

The District of Columbia’s Certificate of Ascertainment appears faulty. It asserts that the only qualified Read more »

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Dec 28 2012

Constitution Party publishes new newsletter – December, 2012

Source: Independent Political Report

Chairman Frank Fluckiger reviews details of November’s Nat’l Comm meeting in St. Louis, discussing educational tools now available and the formation of a new finance committee; 2008 CP Vice Prez candidate Darrell Castle offers a CP response to the “fiscal cliff” issue; and it is noted that Jon Barrie, the NM independent US Sen. candidate who scored 3% in his race, is now the state chair of the NM Constitution Party. Read more »

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Dec 28 2012

LSLA Members Discuss Allowing Wes Wagner To Their Mailing List

Source: Independent Political Report

The Libertarian State Leadership Alliance is an organization whose stated mission is: “The mission of the LSLA is to support local state affiliates of the Libertarian Party”.

It has been discussed here on IPR a few times that Wes Wagner, who is currently the chairperson of the Libertarian Party of Oregon as recognized by the Secretary of State in Oregon, and the Judical Committee of the Libertarian National Committee, has not been included in their mailings. However, Read more »

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