Election ’08: CSPAN/NPR Give Third Parties Some Attention

 Posted by on 2008-10-27 at 18:31  Editorial, Guest, News, Politics, Video  Comments Off on Election ’08: CSPAN/NPR Give Third Parties Some Attention
Oct 272008
 

With a little over a week left before this campaign season ends there is still little to no coverage for any of the third party candidates.  As usual, one of the exceptions to the rule comes from the wonderful people over at CSPAN.  In particular, their program Washington Journal has highlighted three of the candidates over the past week.  Chuck Baldwin (Constitution), Cynthia Mckinney (Green), and Bob Barr (Libertarian) all received 30 minutes of airtime which consisted of an interview and a Q&A session with callers from across the nation.

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Imminent Threats? Thanks for the Warning!

 Posted by on 2008-10-25 at 11:31  Economy, Editorial, Guest, News, Politics, Video  Comments Off on Imminent Threats? Thanks for the Warning!
Oct 252008
 

I’m not very comforted when people in power with access to sensitive information make declarative statments about imminent dangers posed to me.  I’m especially worried when a guarantee is made to me in regards to these dangers by someone who has a proven track record, for whatever reason, to have his pulse on “the real threat” which may come in “the belly of a plane.” Now, good ol’ Joe the Politician is making even more difinitive statements in regards to what our future has in store for us.

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Oct 102008
 

It is a rare occurrence when I would quote Jerry Garcia, but “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil” is very poignant with the election coming up.  How is it, that many people will say they arent particularly happy with our two main choices for president, yet still vote for “the lesser of 2 evils”?  How did we get to this situation?

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Odd Couples and Third Parties

 Posted by on 2008-09-11 at 14:12  Guest, News, Politics  Comments Off on Odd Couples and Third Parties
Sep 112008
 

The odd couple of Republican Congressman Ron Paul and independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader joined forces yesterday with the Green Party’s Cynthia McKinney and Chuck Baldwin (Constitution) to spread a unified message and agreement of four key principles.  Simply put, they all agreed to uphold an anti-war, pro-privacy, anti-debt, anti-Fed stance.  Despite each candidate’s differing views on a number of issues, these four positions unite them all in an attempt to bring forth what they collectively agree are some of the most pressing issues of our time.  In addition to the four principles they came with additional messages.

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