Archive for January, 2009

Chuck Baldwin speaks out against new Constitutional Convention

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

by Bob Unruh

Globalists are “salivating” over the possibility of a Constitutional Convention at which issues such as the 2nd Amendment could handily be dismissed, according to a leader who warns Virginia likely is the next target for the drive.

“There is no question in my mind that, should a new Constitutional Convention be called, it would [...]

Chuck Baldwin on ‘the best and worst of 2008′

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Chuck Baldwin reflects on his presidential campaign as the candidate of the Constitution Party, noting that it took him and his family over 30,000 miles in more than 30 states.

His “best” nominations from the campaign include Ron Paul, Lou Dobbs, and the John Birch Society. See here for the Birch Society’s appreciative response.

His “worst” [...]

Has Bob Barr become an ally of the gay community?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

In The Huffington Post, Emma Ruby-Sachs advises the gay community to set its sights high with the Obama Administration and seek repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act. And she cites Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr as to why this is desirable:

In law school I met a number of libertarians, many of whom have [...]

Nader cuts Obama’s lead over McCain with Arab-Americans by only 1%

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

This report comes from the Washington Report on Middle Eastern Affairs:

ON OCT. 28, the Arab American Institute released the results of a new Zogby International poll of Arab-American voters showing that Democratic candidate Barack Obama’s substantial lead among Arab American voters had almost doubled since September. The poll also found that Obama’s lead over McCain [...]

Texas corrects clerical error in Presidential Returns

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Ballot Access News

The Texas Secretary of State has corrected some clerical errors that had crept into the official November 2008 presidential returns, for the declared write-in candidates.

As a result, Chuck Baldwin gained 343 votes, Ralph Nader gained 226 votes, Cynthia McKinney gained 160 votes, and Jonathan Allan gained one vote.

Also, Brian Moore lost 778 votes, [...]

Both major political parties brought police state to America

Monday, January 5th, 2009

01/04/2009

BOTH POLITICAL PARTIES BROUGHT POLICE STATE TO AMERICA
By Mary Starrett
Constitution Party Communications Director

The word “fascism” has been used for decades to deride political ideologies of both the right and left. Fact is, fascism has come to America and we have allowed it to happen.

Back in 1944 economist and author John Flynn pointed out that we [...]

New York Conservatives still run more candidates than any other minor party

Monday, January 5th, 2009

From the January 3 issue of Ballot Access News:

The Conservative Party of New York has been the minor party that runs candidates in the largest share of its state’s legislative seats, compared to any other minor party. This has been true continuously starting in 1970. The Conservatives hit their peak (for number of legislative nominees) [...]

Texas Libertarians favor end to straight-ticket voting

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Republican State Sen. Jeff Wentworth is seeking to eliminate the straight-ticket voting option on the Texas ballot, and has the support of Texas Libertarians.

“It’s not a monumental issue,” says Patrick Dixon, chairman of the Libertarian Party of Texas. “But the sense is when a lot of people vote, they check the party and don’t [...]