Dec 01 2012

Ralph Nader: Reining in Obama and His Drones

Source: Nader.org

By Ralph Nader

Barack Obama, former president of the Harvard Law Review and a constitutional law lecturer, should go back and review his coursework. He seems to have declined to comport his presidency to the rule of law.

Let’s focus here on his major expansion of drone warfare in defiance of international law, statutory law Read more »

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Dec 01 2012

Libertarian Party of Louisiana Making Progress

Source: Independent Political Report

by Reed Ebarb, Secretary and Acting Treasurer. Libertarian Party of Louisiana
Sent to LP News and myself:

The Libertarian Party of Louisiana has seen large increases across the board this year. We have hired an executive director to handle day to day operations. The number of registered Libertarians in Louisiana has increased by more than 42% and that number continues to increase. Our revenues since Read more »

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Dec 01 2012

Peace and Freedom Party Statement on the Gaza Strip

Source: Peace and Freedom Party

The following statement was adopted by the State Central Committee of the California Peace and Freedom Party at its meeting on November 18, 2012.

The California Peace and Freedom Party condemns the recent attacks on the people of the Gaza Strip, the most aggressive since the massacres of 2008. We join the many voices calling for an end to sending arms to Israel. The United States is responsible for these and other violations of U.S. and Read more »

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Dec 01 2012

2004 Green Presidential Nominee Tours Georgia to Amend US Constitution

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

Former Green Presidential Nominee Tours Georgia To Amend Constitution, Limit Corporate Power in America

Move to Amend national spokesperson David Cobb, attorney and lifelong activist, is touring the Southeast, in an effort to build connections, inspire activism, and reveal the origins of corporate power in America. The Georgia stops below are part of the lead up to a Move to Amend South! Regional Read more »

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Dec 01 2012

Sixth Circuit Clarifies Remaining Issues in Tennessee Ballot Access Case

Source: Ballot Access News

On Nove Sixth Circuit Clarifies Remaining Issues in Tennessee Ballot Access Case mber 30, the Sixth Circuit issued a 20-page opinion in Green Party of Tennessee v Hargett, 12-5271. The Sixth Circuit sent the case back to the U.S. District Court for further evidence-gathering on the issue of whether Tennessee can require the two largest parties to always appear first on the ballot. The U.S. District Court is also instructed to decide if the number of signatures required for newly-qualifying parties is Read more »

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Dec 01 2012

Oregon Libertarians Launch New State Chairs Group

Source: Gold USA Group (via Independent Political Report)

Oregon State Chair Wes Wagner has sent an electronic letter to his fellow state chairs, saying:

Dear State Chairs,

I am writing you because of the issues that have been facing the LSLA. You may recall the resignation of previous LSLA chair Michael Johnston due to issues he had cited with the LSLA leadership. You may or may not be aware (as referenced in his letter) that I was removed from the state chairs mailing list by Read more »

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Dec 01 2012

Some very important lessons for future Libertarian presidential campaigns

Source: The Delaware Libertarian (via Independent Political Report)

While I am thrilled that Governor Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gray broke the 1 million vote ceiling, the reality is that several million votes were cast nationwide for Libertarian candidates, votes cast by people who did NOT also vote for the team at the top of the ticket.

Let’s compare the Johnson/Gray vote to Senatorial or Gubernatorial votes:

Texas Read more »

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