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  • Flashback: Ron Paul Endorses Cynthia McKinney, Ralph Nader For President

    01/01/2012 3:29:16 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 46 replies
    Brian's Right Perspective ^ | December 26, 2011 | Brian
    As if there are any more reasons to show that Ron Paul should not be the GOP Presidential candidate, there is this bit from 2008 in which Paul endorses four(!) candidates for President, including the Marxist whack-job Cynthia McKinney and Ralph Nader. How unhinged to you have to be, intellectually, to endorse not only four people, but four whom also hold diametrically opposing views on the role of government. This alone shows that Ron Paul is not a serious thinker. In fact it shows him to be a reactionary flame thrower, willing to completely abandon principles when he doesn't get...
  • White House nightmare: Eligibility case still alive (Judges still haven't decided...)

    01/02/2014 10:50:13 PM PST · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    WND ^ | January 02, 2014 | Bob Unruh
    Filed on appeal almost a year ago, a legal challenge against Barack Obama remains lurking in the hallways and offices of the Alabama Supreme Court, where at least two justices already have indicated an interest in the radioactive issue of Obama’s constitutional eligibility to serve as president. Court officials confirmed to WND today that the case brought by attorney Larry Klayman, who founded Freedom Watch, and most recently hit the headlines for a successful fight against Obama’s program run by the National Security Agency to spy on Americans, remains on the docket. It’s been fully briefed, but the justices haven’t...
  • Mitch McConnell Attacks Conservative Group for Endorsing Primary Opponent

    10/20/2013 6:24:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 73 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/20/2013 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign spokeswoman Allison Moore attacked the Senate Conservatives Fund for endorsing McConnell’s primary challenger Matt Bevin on Friday. “Matt Bevin now has the dubious honor of standing with a self-serving D.C. fundraising group that made its name by recruiting and promoting unelectable candidates that ensured Barack Obama a majority in the Senate,” Moore said in a statement to the Washington Post. “They clearly care less about Kentuckians than they do about their reputation for supporting laughably bad candidates. Now they can add a New England bailout recipient who claims he went to MIT to their roster of...
  • Kentucky's Ted Cruz? (Bevin against McConnell)

    07/30/2013 5:46:24 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 28 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/29/13 | Katrina Trinko
    Last week, the Kentucky businessman announced he would challenge Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican Senate primary. This will be Bevin’s first entry into the political rodeo. But the longtime Republican has often been a frustrated party member. “I have a Peroutka for President T-shirt from 2004 in my drawer,” Bevin tells National Review Online in an interview at his Louisville home. He’s referring to Constitution-party candidate Michael Peroutka, for whom he cast his ballot in the general election rather than George W. Bush. “In ’04, I was just so fed up with the choices that we...
  • Howard Phillips, RIP

    04/23/2013 3:07:20 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 20 replies ^ | April 22, 2013 |
    Howard Phillips, one of the founders of the New Right movement in the 1970s, died on April 20. The cause was dementia. He died in his home. He was 72. In 1974, he founded the Conservative Caucus. This was a year after Ed Fuelner and Paul Weyrich founded the Heritage Foundation. In 1974, Weyrich started the Committee for the Survival of a Free Congress, which later became the Free Congress Foundation. All three organizations were reactions to Richard Nixon's increasingly mainstream Republican move to the left. A fourth organization, Gun Owners of America, began in 1975. Nixon had hired Phillips...
  • Larry King to moderate third-party debate

    10/18/2012 11:07:59 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 40 replies
    AP via CBS News ^ | October 17, 2012
    Larry King, the celebrated talk show host accustomed to A-list interview guests, has agreed to moderate a debate featuring a squad of minor-party presidential candidates.
  • Liberal, secular 'infidels' must be prosecuted, says Brotherhood preacher

    10/09/2012 11:35:01 PM PDT · by bronxville · 13 replies
    Egypt Independent ^ | 30th September, 2012 | Staff
    Liberals, modernists and secularists are infidels and must be brought to trial for abandoning Islam, according to an ultra-conservative preacher in the Muslim Brotherhood. In a video posted on the YouTube channel of the privately owned newspaper Al-Shorouk newspaper on Sunday, preacher Wagdy Ghoneim said: “If they do not repent, the judge must apply the penalty for apostasy. “If anyone tells you that he is liberal, tell him directly that he is infidel.” Earlier this month, Ghoneim caused controversy after issuing a fatwa — an Islamic religious edict — that said joining the Constitution Party, led by Nobel laureate Mohamed...
  • How Mitt Romney May Lose the Election [News from Virginia]

    09/11/2012 9:47:46 AM PDT · by Moseley · 70 replies
    Tea Party Tribune ^ | September 11, 2012 | Jonathon Moseley
    On September 4, 2012, Mitt Romney may have lost Virginia and the Presidential election. But Republicans could still win easily. This election will turn on two questions Bill Clinton is pounding on: Who caused the disastrous economic collapse in 2007 and 2008? Will putting a Republican back in the White House give us another economic crash? Republican strategists and consultants have been running away from these questions. Bill Clinton passionately blamed Republicans at the Democrat National Convention. Republicans are aiming for “just enough to squeak by.” But “good enough” is almost never good enough. Now on September 4, Virgil Goode...
  • Virgil Goode makes presidential ballot in Virginia

    09/04/2012 2:13:59 PM PDT · by Eagle Forgotten · 186 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 4, 2012 | Ben Pershing
    Former congressman Virgil Goode Jr. has qualified for the presidential ballot in Virginia, the State Board of Elections ruled Tuesday, adding a potential obstacle to Republican Mitt Romney’s hopes of winning the pivotal state. The state Republican party has already challenged the eligibility of Goode, who is the Constitution Party’s nominee, and could still get him knocked off the ballot.
  • Interview with Virgil Goode: How Do We Elevate Constitutional Principles?

    08/29/2012 6:46:58 AM PDT · by xzins · 233 replies
    Forbes ^ | 28 Aug 12 | Bill Flax
    ...Virgil Goode has long supported a bill to audit the Federal Reserve, which recently cleared the House. He advocates “currency that is real and backed by gold or silver.” Goode champions “fair and equitable opportunity, but it’s up to you to use it. Government cannot ensure equal results because every individual differs;” An ardent proponent of balancing the budget, our deficits Goode insists, stem from “spending.” “Taxes should be simple and fair … I’m not for increasing income taxes; if we even have an income tax.” The candidate laments “too much federal involvement in our lives” offering as an example...
  • Constitution Party abandons bid for Pa. ballot

    08/21/2012 4:56:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Constitution Party has abandoned its bid to get its presidential ticket on Pennsylvania's election ballot. James Clymer, the longtime chairman of the state Constitution Party and the national party's 2012 candidate for vice president, said Tuesday that the party agreed to withdraw its petition amid a court challenge backed by the state Republican Party. Clymer acknowledged that many of the thousands of signatures were invalidated during two days of review...
  • Join Kucinich Action

    07/24/2012 11:12:07 AM PDT · by don-o · 15 replies
    I am pleased to announce the formation of Kucinich Action, a new organization dedicated to empowering individuals to engage with the political process. With this new organization, we endeavor to build a powerful grassroots movement to return the power to the people in our political system. Kucinich Action is a natural evolution of what our movement has been doing: standing up, speaking out, acting on our beliefs, and changing the outcome on behalf of the people. We will also empower individuals with the skills to participate and engage in the process of government decision making at all levels. With this...
  • Virginia’s Goode could be Romney’s undoing

    07/24/2012 6:28:39 PM PDT · by xzins · 264 replies
    Human Events ^ | 7/23/2012 | John Gizzi
    While many on the right fear that Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil Goode might just draw enough votes in his native Virginia to tip the Old Dominion’s 14 electoral votes from Mitt Romney to Barack Obama, the former six-term congressman made it clear he doesn’t care. Goode, in fact, feels that “in many ways, for conservatives, it might be better to have Obama as president next year rather than Romney.” The 65-year-old Goode spoke to Human Events last week as he and his supporters were in the process of gathering the 10,000 signatures they need to submit before the Aug....
  • Goode outlines goals if elected president

    07/05/2012 9:08:46 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 39 replies
    martinsville bulletin ^ | Wednesday, June 6, 2012 | PAUL COLLINS
    Presidential candidate Virgil Goode, speaking in Martinsville on Tuesday, cited the need for significant, across-the-board cuts in federal spending to balance the budget; congressional term limits; repeal of Obama health care reform; tougher immigration policies; and reigning in federal secondary education regulations. Goode, the Constitution Party’s candidate for president, addressed the Martinsville Rotary Club at its dinner meeting at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. About 20 people attended. Goode, 65, of Rocky Mount, was in Virginia’s Senate from 1973 to 1996. He then served six terms in Congress before he lost his seat to Democrat Tom Perriello in 2008....
  • Virgil Goode: Constitution Party Candidate for President [ What about Goode? Is he like Paul? ]

    07/03/2012 12:06:09 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 48 replies ^ | June 19, 2012 | Thomas R. Eddlem
    While all of the mainstream press focuses upon the phony horse race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney for president, many Americans may be surprised to find that they will have several choices on their ballots in November. One of those other choices is the Constitution Party candidate Virgil H. Goode, Jr. and his vice presidential running mate, attorney Jim Clymer. Labeled “Mr. Independent” by his home newspaper in Virginia, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, former six-term Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode has demonstrated a willingness to change parties when his principles did not comport with his party. Goode was elected to the...
  • Virgil Goode joins Constitution Party (from 2010)

    05/30/2012 5:12:47 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 3 replies ^ | May 5, 2010 | Brian McNeill
    Virgil H. Goode Jr., a Republican from Rocky Mount who represented the 5th District in Congress for six terms, has joined the conservative Constitution Party - but he says that doesn’t mean he’s quitting the GOP. “I don’t think they’re mutually exclusive,” Goode said. Goode was the keynote speaker the Constitution Party’s spring National Committee banquet Friday in Minneapolis. At the event, Goode paid the party’s $35 membership fee. Goode said that he has not quit the Republican Party and is current on his membership dues with the Franklin County GOP. The Constitution Party, Goode said, has staked out several...
  • A (Virgil)'Goode' plan to save American jobs

    05/22/2012 7:05:50 AM PDT · by xzins · 315 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 21 May 12 | WND
    Listen to interview at: As President Obama and likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney remain locked in a virtual dead heat, is there any room for a third party to make a statement or even be competitive in 2012? That’s the hope of the Constitution Party and its nominee, Virgil Goode. Goode says Obama’s spending is completely out of control but Republican proposals are also not good enough because he says the budget needs to be balanced now and not in a few years or a couple of generations from now. “I would submit a balanced budget if elected president,...
  • The Differences are Clear (Goode, Romney, or Obama)

    05/20/2012 7:31:52 PM PDT · by xzins · 89 replies
  • Virgil Goode has won ballot access in 17 states, says he’s aiming for 40+

    05/16/2012 6:49:42 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 52 replies ^ | 2012.05.10 | Mason Adams
    Virgil Goode said this afternoon that he’s won ballot access in 17 states as the Constitution Party’s presidential nominee – but Virginia isn’t yet one of them. The former Virginia senator and 5th District congressman said he’s aiming to be on the ballot in 40 states on Election Day, and more if possible. Four years ago, the Constitution Party appeared on 37 ballots in the presidential race. Goode said he’s already won ballot access in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Utah, Wyoming and other states. In Virginia, he needs to secure at least 10,000 signatures from qualified voters, including at...
  • Video of Virgil Goode Appearance on Washington Journal (Must See If You Wish to be Informed)

    05/15/2012 4:56:08 PM PDT · by xzins · 140 replies
    CSpan ^ | 15 May 12 | Washington Journal of Virgil Goode Appearance on Washington Journal "Where was I on the bailouts? I voted against them. McCain...voted for; Obama...voted for. Where was I? One of 65 who opposed..."
  • (Virgil)Goode: Romney ‘father of homosexual marriages’ (Constitution Party Candidate)

    05/14/2012 10:53:24 AM PDT · by xzins · 197 replies
    Augusta Free Press ^ | 12 May 12 | Augusta Free Press
    Former Fifth District Congressman Virgil Goode blasted presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as “the father of homosexual marriages” in a statement released to the news media on the eve of Romney’s visit to Liberty University this weekend. Goode, now running for president on the Constitution Party ticket, referred to Romney’s move as Massachusetts governor to issue same-sex marriage licenses in the wake of a state-court ruling. “Gov. Romney did not stand fast in favor of traditional marriage,” said Goode, who lost his Fifth District seat in 2008 to Democrat Tom Perriello. Goode said he has been a “consistent supporter...
  • Goode draws distinction on spending and immigration between himself and the two liberals. (My Title)

    04/26/2012 11:26:13 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 7 replies
    Picture I am honored to be the nominee of the Constitution Party for the 2012 election. I offer a real difference from Romney and Obama. I want a balanced budget sooner and not five to ten years in the future. I favor measures that will secure our borders and end illegal immigration and reduce legal immigration. Unlike Obama and Romney, I have called for an almost complete moratorium for green card admissions into this Country while our unemployment rate is so high. Both Obama and Romney have run from taking this much needed step. Last year there were approximately 1.2...
  • Virgil Goode wins Constitution Party nomination

    04/25/2012 7:34:06 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 80 replies
    Examiner ^ | April 24th | Matthew Reece
    On Saturday, the Constitution Party nominated Virgil Goode, a former U.S. House member from Virginia, as its presidential candidate. He won the nomination on the first ballot with 203 out of 403 delegates. He defeated Darrell Castle of Tennessee, national vice chairman of the Constitution Party; Susan Ducey, a constitutional activist from Kansas; Laurie Roth, of Washington, a columnist and talk show host; and Robby Carr Wells of North Carolina, a former NCAA Division I football coach at Savannah State University. The final vote total was Goode 203, Castle 120, Wells 58, Ducey 15, Roth 6. Jim Clymer, the national...
  • Virgil Goode On the Issues [Constitution Party POTUS Candidate]

    04/25/2012 10:39:04 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 37 replies
    Virgil Goode on Abortion Click here for 17 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion. Zero funding for planned parenthood. (Apr 2012) Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007) Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005) Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005) Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004) Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother’s life. (Oct 2003) Voted YES on forbidding human cloning...
  • Constitution Party to run Virgil Goode for president

    04/25/2012 10:10:32 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 28 replies ^ | April 22, 2012 | Arielle Retting
    Goode, of Rocky Mount, historically has held strong views on illegal immigration and citizenship. Former U.S. Rep. Virgil Goode of Rocky Mount secured the Constitution Party's nomination for president at the party's convention Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. Goode was one of six candidates vying for the spot. He won on the first round of balloting with 203 votes, with 202 votes needed to receive the nomination. Goode served 24 years in the Virginia Senate — making headlines when he helped parlay a power-sharing agreement between Democrats and Republicans after the 1995 elections left it evenly split. He was elected to...
  • Constitution Party President Nominee Former 6 Term Congressman Virgil Goode's Speech

    04/23/2012 10:08:12 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 7 replies
    C Span/Constitution Party Convention ^ | April 23, 2012 | Steelers6
    The CSPAN video of his acceptance speech from Nashville on Saturday.
  • Goode is a presidential candidate

    04/23/2012 10:27:06 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 37 replies
    The Franklin News-Post ^ | April 23, 2012 | Paul Collins - Martinsville Bulletin
    The Constitution Party nominated the Franklin County native in Nashville on Saturday NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Constitution Party has nominated Virgil Goode to run for president of the United States. Goode was nominated Saturday morning on the first round of voting at the party's convention in Nashville, according to Jim Clymer, the party's national chairman. Goode received 203 votes; 202 were required for a majority. Goode, 65, of Rocky Mount is a former Virginia senator who served six terms in Congress. "There was some spirited competition" for the Constitution Party nomination for president, with a total of six candidates, Clymer...
  • More Good Men Like Goode

    04/23/2012 9:56:41 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | February 22, 2007 | Pamela Geller
    You've got to hand it to Goode. He was excoriated for past comments on the Islamic threat but he keeps on plugging. Goode Issues Another ''Muslim Warning'' ABC 13 WATCH THE VIDEO HERE (Sorry, the links in the original article don't work.) Washington, DC - Congressman Virgil Goode (website) linked the resolution to what he calls the threat from radical Islam. He says the non-binding resolution opposing the President's plan would "comfort and encourage the radical Muslims who want to destroy our country." Congressman Goode is not sure a troop surge is the answer but says the non-binding resolution against...
  • Goode makes complete ass of self (for rejecting Koran)

    04/23/2012 11:19:11 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 20 replies
    c-ville Charlottesville News and Art ^ | 12/19/2006 | ERIKA HOWSARE
    Goode makes complete ass of self Anti-Muslim letter goes out to hundreds - not all are amused BY ERIKA HOWSARE Our congressman, Virgil Goode, stands by his anti-Islamic rhetoric: "...If American citizens don't wake up and adopt the Virgil Goode position on immigration there will likely be many more Muslims elected to office and demanding the use of the Koran. Follow-up Appended Brace yourself for the following letter, shared with C-VILLE by John Cruickshank, chair of the local Sierra Club chapter. Representative Virgil Goode ( told us, through his press secretary, “I wrote the letter. I think it speaks for...
  • Balanced Budget, Curbing Immigration Top Priorities for Constitution Party’s Nominee

    04/23/2012 9:59:24 AM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 2 replies
    Uncovered Politics ^ | April 21, 2012 | Darcy G. Richardson
    He knows he’s tilting at windmills, but the Constitution Party’s newly-minted presidential nominee relishes the opportunity to present his party’s case to the American electorate. While focusing on adherence to the U.S. Constitution, former U.S. Rep. Virgil Goode said that balancing the budget and cracking down on illegal immigration will be the top priorities of his administration if he succeeds in his long-shot quest for the White House. In an exclusive interview with Uncovered Politics shortly after delivering his acceptance speech in Nashville earlier today, the 65-year-old Goode criticized both major parties for failing to adequately address the ever-increasing federal...
  • Constitution Party to run Virgil Goode for president

    04/22/2012 8:27:52 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 131 replies ^ | 4-22-12 | Arielle Retting
    Former U.S. Rep. Virgil Goode of Rocky Mount secured the Constitution Party's nomination for president at the party's convention Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. Goode was one of six candidates vying for the spot. He won on the first round of balloting with 203 votes, with 202 votes needed to receive the nomination. Goode served 24 years in the Virginia Senate — making headlines when he helped parlay a power-sharing agreement between Democrats and Republicans after the 1995 elections left it evenly split. He was elected to Congress in 1996, succeeding L.F. Payne. Goode left the Democratic Party to become an...
  • Laurie Roth vies for Constitution Party nomination for president

    04/20/2012 8:56:41 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 7 replies
    Tbe spokesman-review ^ | 4/20/12 | Jim Camden
  • (Virgil) Goode could get slot on presidential ticket by this weekend (Constitution Party)

    04/18/2012 10:21:42 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    The Roanoke Times ^ | April 18, 2012 | Mason Adams
    The former congressman could secure the Constitution Party's nomination Saturday. By Saturday afternoon, former U.S. Rep. Virgil Goode of Rocky Mount may be the Constitution Party's nominee for president of the United States. The party's convention begins in Nashville, Tenn., today, and with it could come the beginning of an unexpected third act in politics for Goode, who started his career with a run for the Virginia Senate nearly 40 years ago. After 24 years in the state Senate and 12 in the House of Representatives, Goode now looks well positioned to seize the nomination of the Constitution Party and...
  • Constitution Party National Convention to Meet in Nashville (Starting today, Wednesday 18 April)

    04/18/2012 7:07:43 AM PDT · by xzins · 113 replies
    The Constitution Party ^ | 17 Apr 12 | CP
    04/17/2012 Constitution Party National Convention to Meet in Nashville Amidst Unprecedented Voter Dissatisfaction with Obama and Romney Constitution Party National Chairman, Jim Clymer, announced the 2012 National Convention of the Constitution Party which will be held April 18-21 in Nashville, Tennessee. “American voters who support limited, constitutional government, traditional American values, the protection of American jobs and preservation of individual liberty can take heart! They will not be limited to a difficult choice between Obama and Romney as the one likely to be the least threat to their life, liberty, property and other interests. The Constitution Party will be offering...
  • Virgil Goode For President

    04/11/2012 7:01:51 AM PDT · by wolfman23601 · 22 replies
    Folks, we have a choice. Assuming Newt can't stop Myth from getting to 1,144, Virgil Goode would be an excellent 3rd Party choice. He is an experienced, former republican from Virginia and is conservative down the line on the issues. For consideration.
  • Constitution Party has record number of candidates vying for its nomination

    04/10/2012 4:27:40 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 18 replies ^ | April 8, 2012 | Lori Stacey D.C. Examiner
    Although there is often very little national press coverage, if at all, there are other political parties in our country that have candidates fully engaged in vying for their party's presidential nomination. One of the first 3rd parties in the nation to have their national nominating convention for President is the Constitution Party. The convention will be held this cycle at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, TN April 18-21, 2012. [snip] Given the current political climate, there is a record-breaking number of candidates that have stepped forward this year to vie for the Constitution Party's nomination for President...
  • Growth of third parties reflects voter unease: Constitution Party makes Wyoming ballot

    04/02/2012 10:39:52 AM PDT · by xzins · 71 replies ^ | March 29, 2012 | JEREMY PELZER
    The Constitution Party of Wyoming announced Wednesday that it has submitted enough petition signatures to become the state’s fifth recognized political party. It’s the most political parties Wyoming has had in more than a decade. Analysts say the number reflects voter discontent, but it is unlikely to make a significant impact on Wyoming elections, at least in the near future. Founded in 1992 as the U.S. Taxpayers Party, the Constitution Party is one of the top three minor parties in the United States. The party’s stated goals include restoring the Founding Fathers’ vision of a limited federal government based on...
  • Former Va. Rep. Virgil Goode announces presidential bid (Third Party)

    02/17/2012 9:17:30 PM PST · by Impy · 49 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2-16-12 | Steven Nelson
    Virgil Goode Jr. may have served six terms as a Republican congressman from Virginia, but he now feels he can best effect change as the Constitution Party’s candidate for president. In a brief interview with The Daily Caller, Goode said his platform consists of four planks: limited government, border security, rapidly adopting a balanced budget and enacting term limits. “If I’m fortunate enough to get the nomination of the Constitution Party, I will take as many votes from Obama as I would from the Republican nominee,” he said.
  • Tom Tancredo: Time to Get Out The Vote (Tancredo endorsed by Rep. Michelle Bachman)

    10/27/2010 4:59:07 PM PDT · by Fred · 75 replies
    IndependentPoliticalReport ^ | 10/26/10 | IndependentPoliticalReport
    More polling news from the Tancredo campaign: Another poll has been released and the news just keeps getting better. This time the poll comes from the left-leaning Public Policy Institute Poll and it has us within 3% points of Hickenlooper: 47% to 44% with Maes dropping to an all-time low of 5%. This is within the margin of error — and the sponsor of the poll went on radio and said this race could be a “major upset.” We plan on making those words come true. The other good news is that the momentum is all ours — we are...
  • Maes declines alleged offer, calls Tancredo a “thug”

    10/19/2010 8:13:40 AM PDT · by Fred · 21 replies
    Denver Post ^ | 101910 | Lynn Bartels
    A supporter for Republican Dan Maes says he talked to two GOP county chairmen and a conservative blogger who said a wealthy donor was willing to pony up money if Maes would drop out of the governor’s race. Joe Harrington of Highlands Ranch said Monday that Maes rejected the offer, which is illegal under Colorado law. If Maes dropped out of the race, political observers believe Tom Tancredo, a former Republican running on a third-party ticket, stands a chance of beating the frontrunner, Democrat John Hickenlooper, for governor. Harrington said the county chairs and the bloggers separately conveyed the offer...
  • Illinois State Appellate Court to Rule on Constitution Party Ballot Access Case

    10/03/2010 8:35:06 AM PDT · by chicagolady · 8 replies
    Ballot Access news ^ | Oct 2, 2010 | Richard Winger
    The Illinois First District Appellate Court has received briefs from both sides in Constitution Party v State Board of Elections, 1-10-2813. The issue is whether the statewide candidates of the Constitution Party will be on the ballot. Under the ruling of the lower court, the party has 24,920 valid signatures, and it needs 25,000. One issue in the appeal is whether to count the 82 otherwise valid signatures collected by Rosanna Pulido. The lower court did not count them because Pulido was a candidate for U.S. House in the February 2010 Republican primary. The law is ambiguous on whether someone...
  • RIGHT NATION 2010 - CHICAGO A Unity Rally? Really?

    09/15/2010 1:47:22 PM PDT · by chicagolady · 1 replies
    Randy for US Senate ^ | Sept 15 2010 | Randy Stufflebeam
    This Saturday, September 18th, at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, an event called Right Nation 2010 will take place. This event is being billed as a "Unity Rally" by sponsors and supporters. The website for the event states, "Right Nation 2010 is a joint venture of Republican, conservative, libertarian, free market, and Tea Party independent organizations and individuals...Unifying the various elements of the base..." "I wholeheartedly support the Right Nation event and applaud Glenn Beck who has done much to unify and educate conservatives across our nation,” said Randy Stufflebeam, Constitution Party candidate for U.S. Senate. "However," added Stufflebeam,...
  • Tom Tancrazy: The Not-So-Great 3rd Party Tradition

    09/08/2010 10:58:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies ^ | September 8, 2010 | Michael Medved
    The announcement by former congressman Tom Tancredo that he'll run for governor of Colorado as a fringe party candidate follows a familiar pattern: established politicians turn to protest campaigns only after they've been disgraced, defeated and rejected by the mainstream. Their minor party dalliances represent a desperate, pathetic bid to keep the media spotlight, more than they reflect any practical agenda or commitment to ideological purity. In Tancredo's case, he remains tainted by his embarrassing 2008 presidential race. A full three years before the Iowa caucuses, he became one of the first Republicans to announce his intention to run, and...
  • Conservatives Still Fighting to Get on Illinois Ballot

    09/06/2010 12:13:41 PM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 1 replies
    Publius Forum ^ | 09/06/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    Doug Ibendahl of Republican News Watch reminds me of something I should have mentioned previously. There is an entire party, one officially recognized by Illinois, that is fighting to get its slate recognized and on the 2010 ballot. The Constitution Party of Illinois was thrown off the ballot but still might have some juice left to reverse that decision. I hadn't posted on the struggle that the Constitution Party was going through before because frankly I expected that they wouldn't end up having enough petition signatures to make the ballot. Turns out they did. Yet the state election board threw...
  • Senate candidate indicted for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor

    09/01/2010 12:10:54 PM PDT · by speciallybland · 44 replies
    The Dayton Daily News ^ | 09/01/2010 | Lynn Hulsey
    DAYTON — Eric W. Deaton, a Constitution Party candidate for U.S. Senate, was indicted Tuesday, Aug. 31, for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, according to Greg Flannagan, spokesman for Montgomery County Prosecutor Mathias H. Heck Jr. Deaton, 42, of New Lebanon is to be arraigned Sept. 14 in county common pleas court on the third-degree felony count. The indictment alleges that between March 20, 2006, and March 25, 2007, Deaton engaged in sexual conduct with a girl who was between the ages of 13 and 15, Flannagan said. Deaton faces five years in prison and a $10,000 fine if...
  • Alan Keyes and the Neocon Destruction of Third Parties

    06/17/2010 1:13:18 PM PDT · by Seadog Bytes · 56 replies · 710+ views
    Freedom Forum ^ | June 15, 2010 | Maggie Bloom
    Alan Keyes and the Neocon Destruction of Third PartiesBy Maggie Bloom Sacramento Central Committee American Independent Party I’ve really come to dislike Alan Keyes. He says all the right conservative things but what he does is destructive to the Constitutional movement. I have trouble believing it is not planned. First time I noticed it was in 2006. Illegal immigration had finally hit the main stream media as an issue. Citizen border patrol groups sprang up and huge amounts of money were donated to build an Israeli style fence along the Mexican border. The money was all funneled through a non...
  • Tea Party Hijackers

    04/30/2010 5:41:43 PM PDT · by grand wazoo · 102 replies · 1,207+ views
    The Constitution Party ^ | 02/20/2010 | Raymond Kish
    "The Tea Party needs to make a choice between an "R" or a "D", or so says Sarah Palin. The GOP rock star told an audience full of Tea Party members in Arkansas on Tuesday night, Feb. 16, that the Independents, who make up the Tea Party movement, need to start thinking about picking a party. I think she is right. The Tea Party needs to make a choice, but not from within the two-party system that Palin claims we are stuck with. The Tea Party needs to decide right now whether they are going to let this movement be...
  • Constitution Party National Platform (Prolife Libertarians, why not join the Constitution Party?)

    04/21/2010 6:35:41 PM PDT · by Sun · 16 replies · 271+ views
    Constitution Party ^ | Unknown | Staff
    Sanctity of Life The Declaration of Independence states: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness". The Preamble of the Constitution states a purpose of the Constitution to be to: "secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity". We declare the unalienable right of Life to be secured by our Constitution "to ourselves and our Posterity". Our posterity includes children born and future generations yet unborn. Any legalization of the termination...
  • The Machine Just Got Bigger

    03/24/2010 12:22:49 PM PDT · by rrstar96 · 10 replies · 286+ views
    Constitution Party ^ | March 23, 2010 | Dr. Bernhard Stengstock
    Off the heels of the Health Care Reform vote last night, we are all faced with the fact that the Government Machine just got a whole lot bigger and more powerful. Those Americans who value individual responsibility and limited government are in mourning today, as the US Government just pulled off the biggest power grab in American History. As a Physician, I know that there are two things that dominate the consciousness of most people. The first is money, and the second is health care. Go to any party or social event, and those two topics are the ones that...
  • Anger With the Federal Government Is Not Enough

    12/20/2009 11:23:16 AM PST · by Bokababe · 40 replies · 1,490+ views
    Campaign for Liberty ^ | 12/19/09 | Chuck Baldwin
    ...Anger and opposition to Washington's policies and edicts--no matter now egregious--hardly ever translate into anything beyond words of frustration. And Washington politicians don't pay much attention to rhetoric--not even their own. You see, the wizards in Washington and on Wall Street have us figured out. Along with their compatriots in the propaganda press corps, they know that no matter how loudly we scream, how much we protest, or how angry we become, the system is rigged to protect them. The best we the people can seem to come up with is "throwing the bums out" every two or four years....