Archive for September, 2005

Surprising Strength for the PCP…

Wednesday, September 7th, 2005

From last month’s printed edition of Ballot Access News…

The chart on page three shows the amount of money donated so far this year to each political party on state income tax forms, in the twelve states that permit this. One surprise from the data is the 9% support among Utah taxpayers for the Personal Choice [...]

Jore’s Pocket Picked!

Wednesday, September 7th, 2005

This is an absolute outrage!

From Ballot Access News:

On September 6, former Constitution Party state legislator Rick Jore of Montana received a letter from his bank, notifying him that his Democratic opponent in last year’s election had successfully emptied out his bank account, in accordance with a court order. That court order requires Jore to pay [...]

Libertarian Response…

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

Well, the Libertarian Party finally posted a little message on their website that addresses the hurricane. I’m kind of surprised this took more than a week to put together.

A week after New Orleans and other cities along the Gulf Coast were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina—leading to what is being called the largest evacuation in [...]

Hurricane Reactions…

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

Seven days after the storm hit, we still have NO COMMENT from the Libertarian Party or the Constitution Party?? Seriously, what gives here?

The Green Party offers a donation information resource on their site…

The Communist Party, USA demands full federal support for Katrina victims.

The America First Party has totally redesigned their website to pitch for [...]

Football Season is Upon Us…

Monday, September 5th, 2005

This site is fairly new and probably not ready to have an active football pool just yet… but I will probably try to start one next year on the message boards.

However, for this year, my other and slightly more established site (Conservative Pulse) is hosting a football pool… no money involved. It’s all for [...]

A few items of note…

Monday, September 5th, 2005

-> The Star Tribune has published this nice biography of St. Paul mayoral candidate, and Green Party activist, Elizabeth Dickenson.

-> Green activist and Nader VP candidate Peter Camejo has written this essay on the current turmoil within the Green Party.

-> Liberty For Sale has correctly pointed out that the Libertarian Party’s website has not been [...]

Brown Denounces Voting Reforms

Sunday, September 4th, 2005

Brunswick Green Party mayoral candidate Elaine Brown has issued the following press release claiming that black voter rights are being undermined in her upcoming election.

Elaine Brown, slated to become the first black and first woman mayor of Brunswick, Georgia, denounced the recent approval of Georgia’s new voting law by the U.S. Department of Justice. Brown [...]

Well, That’s…… Something

Friday, September 2nd, 2005

Can You Guess Who It Is?

Pawlowski Qualified for Matching Funds

Friday, September 2nd, 2005

...Probably.

Libertarian candidate for Governor of New Jersey, Jeff Pawlowski, was trying to raise $300,000 by September 1st in order to obtain matching funds and get into the debates.

It appears that, somehow, he has raised enough money. If the debates will actually occur is a little up in the air right now… but here is [...]

Greens Fight Recruiting in Schools

Friday, September 2nd, 2005

Two Green Party members of the Portland, Maine school board are sick of the military targeting students… and they’ve decided to do something about it:

Most parents of teenagers don’t realize that schools provide phone numbers and addresses to military recruiters until the calls and brochures arrive, two Portland School Committee members say.

“For the past two [...]

Republican Questions Kaine’s Decision

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

Patrick McSweeney, former chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, writes this interesting take on Tim Kaine’s decision to debate independent candidate Russ Potts…

Tim Kaine, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, has decided to debate independent candidate Russ Potts head to head immediately after a Sept. 13 debate between Kaine and Republican candidate Jerry Kilgore. This will [...]