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  • Sarah Palin pushes 3rd party of ‘good guys’

    09/24/2013 8:51:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 91 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 24, 2013 | Jose DelReal
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is stepping up her rhetoric against the “Republican establishment,” who she believes has turned its back on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), commenting that there may already be a third party in American politics. “I dare say we already have a third party. We have the liberal party, the GOP machine, and then we’ve got the good guys,” she told Neil Cavuto on Tuesday on Fox News, while Cruz was crossing the hour and a half mark of speaking on the Senate floor. “That is the third party. Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Rand Paul … Those...
  • Freedom Party--What Would it Look like?

    07/25/2013 8:49:59 AM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 49 replies
    There has been talk about having a new party, some have called it the Freedom Party. If there were to be a Freedom Party what would be the party platforms? Here are some thoughts that I have and I would welcome your suggestions. 1) Based on the Constitution 2) Government that serves not rules people 3) Restoring power to the individual citizen, towns and states 4)Respect for life from conception to natural death 5) Respects moral institutions based on the Ten Commandments 6) Respect for the hard earned money of the tax payers 7) Protecting self defense and 2nd Ammendment...
  • Novel imagines Sarah Palin presidency ("Christian Nation")

    07/03/2013 11:52:00 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Politico ^ | July 3, 2013 | Patrick Gavin
    The McCain/Palin ticket lost in 2008, right? Fiction can change that. ”Christian Nation” is a new novel from lawyer Fred Rich that wonders what would happen if the Republican ticket won in 2008. But Rich goes even further than that, plotting a would-be Palin presidency after McCain passes away in the novel. And although it’s fiction, Rich is dead serious about what a Palin presidency would mean for the country. As the title suggest, Rich is concerned about how religious extremists on the right could upend society. “If somebody like Sarah Palin, who holds so firmly to this conviction that...
  • Allen West: We will not be ruled by arrogance and edict

    07/01/2013 12:55:09 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 41 replies
    Allen West facebook page ^ | June 30, 2013 | Allen West
    This week we’ll celebrate the 237th anniversary of our independence. But are we a free people? SCOTUS made an ill-conceived ruling believing the choice of sexual behavior should trump the peoples’s referendum. We are free to love anyone or anything we desire in America, but that does not correlate to rights beyond the unalienable ones Jefferson articulated 237 years ago. In California we have a state-funded grant for the Los Angeles Unified School District to abuse the concept of public education by turning public schools into indoctrination factories, forcing children to spout the joys of Obamacare. The district listed as...
  • Sarah Palin Open To Leave GOP – Are You?

    07/01/2013 8:26:33 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 106 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | July 1, 2013 | C J Grisham
    Lately, I’ve been finding that I’m increasing finding myself further and further from identifying with the Republican Party as well. I feel like I would need to hold my nose to pull the lever for almost everyone with an (R) after their name. I can count on one hand the Republicans that I identify with: Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Ron Paul (most of the time), Alan West (most of the time), and Sarah Palin. Palin has signaled that she is receptive to starting a new party if the GOP continues to abandon its principles. Once-relied upon stalwarts of conservative ideals...
  • Sarah Palin floats idea of leaving the Republican Party [VIDEO]

    06/29/2013 11:44:52 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 556 replies
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican nominee for vice president responded to a Fox News Channel viewer’s Twitter question Saturday about the possibility of her and conservative talker Mark Levin abandoning the Republican Party and creating something called the “Freedom Party.”
  • 911 Family Members Excluded from Official Tenth Anniversary 911 Ceremonies

    09/04/2011 9:43:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 66 replies · 1+ views
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 9/4/11 | Pamela Geller
    Today, one 911 mom, who lost her son, said to me of our 911 Freedom Rally, "I am looking forward to the rally. It is a place we can be free to really remember the who, why, when and where of 9-11. The morning ceremony is devoid of any meaning." The NY Post is reporting that many 911 family members have not been invited to the official ceremonies of 911. This is just monstrous. First it was clergy, then 911 first responders who were excluded from the official ceremonies -- now it's the victims' families. Mayor Gloomberg not only lost...
  • Taking aim at Democrats' all-white ticket, Charles Barron founds Freedom Party to challenge them

    08/17/2010 11:55:55 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | August 17, 2010 | Adam Lisberg
    Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron said Monday his new minority-led Freedom Party got enough signatures to get on the statewide ballot against the Democrats' all-white ticket."No longer are we going to allow the Democrats to take the black vote for granted," Barron said at a rally on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, in front of stacks of petitions with what he said were 43,500 signatures needed to gain entry on the ballot this fall."This party is a black- and Latino-led party that is open up to everybody," said Barron. "If we take care of blacks and Latinos, the state...
  • Netherlands exit poll: Pro-business, Labor in tie

    06/09/2010 1:24:57 PM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 13 replies · 36+ views
    AP ^ | 6/9/10 | anon
    AMSTERDAM — Preliminary exit polls in Dutch elections Wednesday showed the pro-business VVD party and Labor finished in a dead heat as the largest parties, ... and giving an anti-Islam party its best showing ever.
  • Dutch anti-Islamic party scores major election victory (Geert Wilders' Freedom Party wins big)

    06/07/2009 8:35:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies · 1,072+ views
    The Dutch politician Geert Wilders' Freedom Party won 17 percent of the vote in Friday's European Union parliamentary elections in the Netherlands. Wilders, who has compared the Koran to Mein Kampf, campaigned on an anti-EU and anti-immigrant platform. The Freedom Party finished second to the governing Christian Democratic Alliance, which garnered 19.9% of the vote. The campaign in the Netherlands was a "debate between those opposed to the EU and those in favor," Dr. Ronny Naftaniel, head of the pro-Israel organization Center Information and Documentation on Israel in the Netherlands, told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday. Naftaniel, a Dutch Jew...
  • Strange Bedfellows: Austrian Rabbi Enlists Far Right in Fight With Jewish Establishment

    06/19/2005 10:27:55 AM PDT · by TheOtherOne · 14 replies · 484+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-06-19-05 1237EDT
    Strange Bedfellows: Austrian Rabbi Enlists Far Right in Fight With Jewish EstablishmentBy George Jahn Associated Press Writer Published: Jun 19, 2005 VIENNA, Austria (AP) - Even for one of Europe's quirkier capitals, it was a bizarre spectacle - a far-right politician who has questioned the existence of Nazi gas chambers noshing on salmon pate at a bar mitzvah and tapping his foot to wildly pulsating Hasidic music. "The rabbi is a good friend of mine," John Gudenus said of his host. "Why, we've even had him over to the house!" They make strange bedfellows from opposite fringes - ultra-rightists and...
  • Haider's party purges most rightists

    03/08/2005 4:42:30 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 269+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/8/05 | George Jahn - AP
    VIENNA, Austria (AP) - Joerg Haider's once-powerful Freedom Party - long associated with Austria's far right fringe - purged most rightists from senior positions Tuesday in an attempt to stem its descent from success to political oblivion. Haider, who is no longer the party head but remains its most influential figure, also announced that the party would be formally relaunched in an attempt to end a string of disastrous election showings. Ursula Haubner, the party head and Haider's sister, said the move to remove most rightists from positions of influence reflected the party's decision "to orient itself in new directions...
  • Duel fought over leader's honour (Austria)

    01/30/2005 2:23:10 AM PST · by gd124 · 19 replies · 526+ views
    Ananova ^ | 1/29/2005
    Two far-right Austrian Freedom Party members have fought a duel after one claimed the other had offended the honour of party mentor Joerg Haider. Heinz-Christian Strache, 35, gave an impassioned speech to the party faithful in Salzburg where he compared Haider to a "crazy dog" barking at the moon. But Salzburg doctor Roman Strassl, also 35, confronted Strache afterwards - and the pair had a heated exchange with both refusing to back down. The row continued for several hours - and only ended when Strache threw down the gauntlet at 2am - demanding they use swords to settle the debate...
  • Europe's Far Right Consider Coalition

    12/10/2004 12:43:13 PM PST · by Rosenkreutz · 28 replies · 1,079+ views
    EUobserver ^ | 10.12.2004 | Honor Mahony
    Europe's far right parties are considering forming a pan-European movement. Filip Dewinter, the leader of an extremist separatist party in Belgium, told the Vienna-based News on Thursday that they were considering creating an extreme right grouping in the European Parliament. This would encompass Austria's Freedom Party, Italy's Lega Nord, France's National Front, the Dutch New Right Party and Dewinter's own Vlaams Belang - all strongly anti-immigrant. Dewinter said he is considering Jörg Haider, leader of Austria's Freedom Party, to be the head of the movement. "I've had several talks with Jörg Haider and have the feeling that he's interested in...
  • Controversial Rightist Wins Re-Election, Hopes to Regain National Prominence ( Austria)

    03/07/2004 5:37:54 PM PST · by nuconvert · 8 replies · 235+ views
    AP ^ | Mar. 7, 2004
    Controversial Rightist Wins Re-Election, Hopes to Regain National Prominence Mar 7, 2004 By George Jahn/ Associated Press Writer VIENNA, Austria (AP) - Joerg Haider brought his party a stunning victory in his home province Sunday, confounding pundits and increasing the odds for a national comeback for the rightist known for anti-Jewish slurs and friendship with Saddam Hussein. With Haider's Freedom Party polling more than 10 percentage points behind the Socialists just weeks before legislative elections in Carinthia province. Most predicted a Freedom Party loss after a string of defeats elsewhere over the past two years. While the voting was restricted...
  • Haider's Freedom Party Wins Election

    03/07/2004 5:13:30 PM PST · by yonif · 18 replies · 225+ views
    AP ^ | Mar 7, 5:58 PM EST | GEORGE JAHN
    VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Joerg Haider brought his party a stunning victory in his home province Sunday, confounding pundits and increasing the odds for a national comeback for the rightist known for anti-Jewish slurs and friendship with Saddam Hussein. With Haider's Freedom Party polling more than 10 percentage points behind the Socialists just weeks before legislative elections in Carinthia province. Most predicted a Freedom Party loss after a string of defeats elsewhere over the past two years. While the voting was restricted to Carinthia, its significance extended beyond Austria's southernmost province. Beyond assuring his reappointment as governor, the win increased...
  • Joerg Haider: "US may have arrested Saddam's double" ["capture is a scam"; Israel is a dictatorship]

    12/17/2003 4:10:52 AM PST · by yonif · 51 replies · 302+ views
    Vienna, Dec 17 - US troops may have arrested a double of Saddam Hussein and DNA testing does not prove conclusively that they have captured the Iraqi dictator, Austrian Freedom Party ex-leader Joerg Haider said late Tuesday. Calling the capture "slapstick" and a "real scam", Haider told national ORF television: "This may be one of his many doubles." "The saliva tests they did mean nothing if they did not have earlier specimens to which they could compare it," the former leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party added. Haider visited Saddam in Baghdad in February 2002 and caused a stir on...
  • Right-wing tide surges straight to the heart of Europe

    04/21/2002 8:41:02 PM PDT · by Timesink · 58 replies · 551+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | April 22, 2002 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    Right-wing tide surges straight to the heart of EuropeBy Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in Brussels (Filed: 22/04/2002) EUROPE'S rising Right-wing tide swept into the core countries of the European Union yesterday, rocking Germany's Social Democrats and threatening France's socialist government.Over the last two years, Austria, Italy, Denmark, Portugal, and Norway have all turned against the centre-Left consensus that had such a lock on Europe during the 1990s, opting instead for law-and-order parties promising tax cuts, deregulation, and a much tougher line on immigrants.But the pace is now quickening as ever more radical figures build mass support, often outflanking the conventional centre-Right...