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Feb 16 2013

Greens to participate in the Feb. 17 protest in DC against the Keystone XL Pipeline, after the Green Party endorses the event

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

Obama hints in his 2013 State of the Union address that he might approve the pipeline; Greens promote the ‘Green New Deal’ and say environmental groups must stop allowing Dems to take support for granted; Obama’s “executive action” to curb climate change won’t work if he keeps promoting more oil and gas production

Green Party response to the 2013 State of the Union, with 2012 presidential nominee Read more »

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Dec 13 2012

Green Party: No military strikes on Syria

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

Reports from “anonymous sources” about Syrian chemical weapons recall Iraq War deceptions

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on foreign policy: http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-foreign-policy.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders called the presence of the USS Eisenhower in Syrian coastal waters a dangerous indication that the Obama Administration might be preparing a military Read more »

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Oct 29 2012

Jill Stein: Obama, GOP steering U.S. into “climate storm”

Source: Jill Stein for President

“The Republicans and Democrats each talk about the election of the other party as the end of the world; maybe they’re right,” said Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein last night, as the first winds from superstorm Sandy buffeted her on the windy expanse of Boston City Hall plaza. Stein made her remarks at a 350.org vigil during a brief campaign stop in her home state. She heads to Texas tomorrow to support the Keystone XL pipeline Tars Sands Blockade. Read more »

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Oct 23 2012

Free & Equal Third Party Presidential Debate on C-SPAN

Source: C-SPAN



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Jul 04 2012

Please Bear With Me

As you can obviously tell, I have fallen very behind in updating ThirdPartyPolitics.us. With working a full-time job Monday-Friday, attending a 3-day festival the past two weekends and being only one person that updates the site, I have had little time to devote to the site. And tomorrow I am leaving to go camping and won’t be back until Sunday. So please bear with me. I will try to add as many articles as I can today and tomorrow. I plan on trying to Read more »

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Nov 11 2011

Elimination of Mechanical Voting Machines in New York Leads to Increase in Write-in Votes

Source: Ballot Access News

According to this story, local election officials in New York are finding that many more write-in votes are being cast, now that the state has finally stopped using mechanical voting machines. Instead, New York voters mostly now use paper ballots, and it is easier for voters to cast a write-in. Mechanical voting machines required voters to find a slot near the top of the machine, and manipulate a small Read more »

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Oct 30 2011

Carl Person: Regulatory Cost of Student Loans Is 95% of the Loan

Source: CarlPerson.org (via Independent Political Report)

New York, NY, October 20, 2011. Carl Person, Candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for President, made the following statement today concerning USA Today’s 10/19/11 lead story “Student loan debt surpasses $1 trillion – Burden could drag economy in future”.

The regulatory cost of the federal student loan program is $850 billion, as to the Read more »

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Aug 29 2011

Independence Party of Minnesota joins Minnesotans United coalition to fight same-sex marriage ban

Source: Independence Party of Minnesota (via Independent Political Report) (from August 26, 2011)

by Matt Lewis

The Independence Party of Minnesota announced Tuesday that it joined the Minnesotans United for All Families coalition in a quest to defeat the 2012 amendment to the Minnesota Constitution banning same-sex marriage.

Independence Party (IP) chair Mark Jenkins cited the IP’s own party platform in signing the Minnesotans United resolution. “Our platform declares that ‘We Read more »

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Aug 01 2011

Judge Keeps Freeze on Independence Party’s Funds

Source: Ballot Access News

On July 14, a New York lower state court refused to let the Independence Party of New York regain use of $1,100,000 that has been frozen for several months. The party received the money in 2009 from Mayor Mike Bloomberg. The party was supposed to use the money to hire a firm that would set up poll watchers across the city. The party gave most of the money to a company that, allegedly, did not do any work for the mayor. Instead the money was allegedly Read more »

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Apr 24 2011

Many Maine Legislators Want to Shrink Legislature

Source: Ballot Access News

This year, various Maine legislators have introduced at least five bills to decrease the number of members of the legislature. The legislature has been in recess but it re-convenes on April 25. Some of these legislators are holding a press conference on Monday to publicize their bills. Read more »

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