Archive for March, 2007

A History of Greens as Mayors

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

The latest issue of Green Pages includes a list of the 34 Green mayors from around the United States since 1991. This includes 10 elected mayors and 24 appointed ones, usually city councilmembers who have been elevated to the position of mayor for one or two year terms. While most of them have [...]

Libertarian Enters State Senate Race

Monday, March 12th, 2007

A South Carolina Libertarian is contesting a June special election for a State Senate seat. He’ll be the lone challenger to the Republican primary winner on the general election ballot.

From The Island Packet Online…

A 25-year-old Hilton Head Island resident is joining the race for the South Carolina Senate District 46 seat.

Greg Graziani announced Thursday [...]

Ron Paul Launches Presidential Bid

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

Well, now it’s official.

Ron Paul is running for President as a Republican in 2008. He will launch his bid Monday while appearing as a guest on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” call-in program.

The Dallas Morning News has the story. Props to Joey Dauben for sharing the link.

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, a strict constitutionalist and fierce [...]

Winona LaDuke Discusses Her Work

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

The Oregon Daily Emerald has an interview and profile of Winona LaDuke, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party nominee for Vice-President. In the piece she discusses her motivation and work on behalf of Native Americans and other groups.

In a lecture Tuesday, two-time vice presidential candidate and founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project [...]

American Heritage Party report on Chicago meeting

Friday, March 9th, 2007

From Susan Eby:

Dan and I returned home late Tuesday from our time spent in Chicago, where over 50 enthusiastic individuals met to hear Dan’s presentation on “Explicitly Christian Politics,” and to find out more about the possibility of forming an Illinois State AHP. We were very encouraged and pleased with the good turn out [...]

Third Party Candidates in 2008?

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

There are many political blogs/web sites on the web dedicated to various subjects. There are some I check daily and some I stumble across every so often. One of my regular web sites to read is Ron Gunzburger’s Politics1, which reports on all political news, but mostly carries the big boys.

I’ve spent the [...]

Mississippi Greens and CP Field Candidates

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Both the Green and Constitution Parties are running candidates for the Mississippi state legislature this year. From Ballot Access News…

Mississippi holds all its elections for state office in the odd years that are one year before presidential election years. State legislators in both houses have 4-year terms, and they are all due in the [...]

William Kennedy Shearer (1931-2007)

Sunday, March 4th, 2007

It is with great sadness and horrible grief that I announce the passing of American Independent Party founder and former Constitution Party National Chairman, William K. Shearer, who went to be with the Lord on Saturday at 4:42pm (Pacific Time). Bill was fighting cancer for over a year and finally succumbed to it. [...]

Alabama Constitution Party disaffiliates

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Alabama Constitution Party
Resolution to Disaffiliate from the National Constitution Party

Whereas the National Constitution Party has not supported its own platform and enforced compliance by states to truthfully support the pro-life plank of the platform by allowing the Independent American Party of Nevada to remain in the national party.

Whereas the Independent American Party of Nevada is [...]

Billings Outpost article on Rick Jore

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

What he isn’t is boss of the national Constitution Party. Reporters who gave him that label noted that he was the highest ranking elected public official in the Constitution Party.

Jore is vice chairman of the Montana branch of the party but no longer a member of the national organization. The Constitution Party’s passion has always [...]

Let’s Get A Little Practical Redeux: Discerning a Man’s Faith and His Politics

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

This time, the article here was written by me….

A well known website known as ‘The American View’ has become pretty popular with detractors and former members of the Constitution Party. And apparently has become host of some quite irrational and illogical accusations. For example on the Mitt Romney candidacy, Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) that are members [...]