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  • Lib Candidate for TN Gov Hiring People to Infiltrate Social Media, Pose as Average User, Push Agenda

    09/28/2014 12:57:44 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 22 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 9/28/14 | Aurelius
    Isa Infante, the liberal Green Party candidate running for governor in Tennessee, is hiring people to create profiles on social media, such as Reddit, pretend to be an average user, then push for her "progressive" agenda. Ms. Infante is a self-labelled "progressive" candidate for Tennessee. Part of her platform is "ecological wisdom, social justice, feminism, and nonviolence." But, of course, as a Green Party candidate, she has had trouble gaining traction in the race. Her campaign, therefore, is now posting ads looking for people to pose as average social media users to pretend to have "found" this wonderful, liberal candidate....
  • Liberal Activist: Anti-War Left Giving Obama a Pass Because He's Black

    09/25/2014 9:51:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | September 25, 2014 | Tony Lee
    As President Barack Obama launches air strikes in Syria, anti-war activists are frustrated that he is getting a pass from groups traditionally opposed to military intervention. According to the Washington Post, only 22 anti-war activists protested near the White House this week, and "it was the latest display of how Obama has neutralized the left." Left-wing activist David Swanson, "who voted for Obama in 2008 before switching to the Green Party," told the Post that "if George W. Bush were launching wars with Congress out of town, oh, it would be flooded." But he said liberals give Obama a pass...
  • Colorado's Gov Hickenlooper Down 10 Points In Gov Race.

    09/17/2014 5:08:34 AM PDT · by sunmars · 62 replies
    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper ties former U. S. Rep. Bob Beauprez, the Republican challenger, among women and trails among all likely voters 50 – 40 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Libertarian candidate Matthew Hess and Green Party candidate Harry Hempy each have 3 percent. Women likely voters are divided, with 46 percent for Gov. Hickenlooper and 47 percent for Beauprez, while men back the Republican 54 – 34 percent, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds. This survey of likely voters can not be compared with earlier surveys of registered voters. Beauprez leads 89 – 5...
  • EU Dismantles Its Climate Commission Amid Economic Struggles

    09/13/2014 8:30:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 9/12/2014 | Michael Bastasch
    European Union leaders announced they will be consolidating energy and environmental goals under a new commissioner, effectively axing the intergovernmental groups’ climate arm as green policies are making it harder for citizens to pay their power bills. Former Spanish agriculture and environment minister Miguel Arias Canete was tapped by the EU Commission to take over a consolidated energy and climate office. Canete will be replacing Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard and Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger in what is seen as a huge blow to Europe’s global warming efforts.
  • Irish voters reward Sinn Féin, punish government parties

    05/24/2014 12:04:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 24.05.14 @ 15:50 | Honor Mahony
    Irish voters on Friday (23 May) gave a strong signal to the government that they have tired of austerity, reaching out to alternative parties in the local elections and set to do the same for the EU vote. According to an exit poll by state broadcaster RTE on Saturday morning, the governing center-right Fine Gael party is set to take 22 percent of the vote, down seven percentage points from the last EU vote in 2009. […] Sinn Féin, which sits with the leftist GUE group in the European Parliament, is set to elect three of the country’s 11 seats,...
  • Sweden wants cruise missiles 'for defence'

    04/24/2014 2:32:19 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 20 replies
    The Local, Sweden ^ | 24 Apr 2014 | Oliver Gee
    The Swedish government has announced plans to beef up its defence forces by fitting its fleet of Gripen fighter jets with long-range cruise missiles. Defence Minister Karin Enström said the high-precision missiles would chiefly act as a deterrent to other countries that might be considering an attack on Sweden. “They would give new capabilities by offering a longer reach, but also the ability to fight targets that are further away,” she told Sveriges Radio (SR) on Thursday. She said the move would “increase the effectiveness” of Sweden’s defence. The cruise missiles would be added to the next generation of Gripen...
  • Green party leaks confidential TTIP paper (trans-Atlantic free trade treaty)

    03/11/2014 11:05:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    EurActiv ^ | 11 March 2014
    On Friday (7 March), high-ranking German MEPs from the European Greens leaked a confidential document from the Council of Ministers regarding the ongoing TTIP negotiations. “TTIP threatens to take away democracy’s means for social and environmental management of the internal market,” Green MEP Sven Giegold warned, defending the decision to publish the document. It is not the first time that the Greens have criticized the planned free trade agreement between the EU and US. But last week’s leak has added fuel to the fire. …
  • Federal Court Rejects Green Party Attack on Voter ID

    02/24/2014 9:05:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 23, 2014 | J. Christian Adams
    A federal court in Tennessee has dealt a serious setback to those attacking photo voter identification laws around the country – including Eric Holder’s Justice Department in North Carolina. United States District Court Judge Ronnie Greer has thrown out a lawsuit brought by the Green Party challenging the Volunteer State’s photo voter ID law. While the decision was bad for the Green Party in Tennessee, the opinion may be even worse for voter ID opponents nationwide such as the NAACP, the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund and Eric Holder . Greer’s opinion undermines most all of the arguments being pushed...
  • Green Tea Not Welcome at Tea Party

    10/27/2013 2:10:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | October 27, 2013 | Marita Noon
    Jobs. Enlarging the tax base. Market access. Energy choice. Fair compensation. Options. Make money. These words and phrases represent ideas or concepts that are attractive to Republicans, conservatives, limited-government and free-market supporters, and even fiscally minded Democrats—which is exactly why they are being used to get buy-in from these groups for something that is 180 degrees from their core values. This approach, I believe, is part of an organized plan by the left to hoodwink the right. If supporters of renewable energy, such as wind and solar, said it was heavily subsidized on both the state and federal level, had...
  • Richmond [CA] weighs using eminent domain to help struggling homeowners

    10/15/2013 12:47:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | October 15, 2013 | Hudson Sangree
    RICHMOND -- A San Francisco-based group of financiers called Mortgage Resolution Partners has been calling on Sacramento and other California cities for more than a year, pitching a plan to use government powers of eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages and refinance them for the benefit of homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth. Most communities took a pass, saying the novel plan was too risky. Not Richmond, a largely working-class city in the Bay Area. There, a determined and articulate Green Party mayor has helped steer the plan through the City Council in recent months. Today, the...
  • Group Alleges CSUN Professor Used Public Property To Back Israel Boycott

    09/25/2013 2:11:57 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies ^ | September 25, 2013 11:22 AM
    LONG BEACH ( — Protesters Wednesday voiced their concerns to California State University (CSU) officials about the alleged misuse of public university property to support a boycott of Israel. Members of the nonprofit AMCHA Initiative have issued a letter to the CSU Board of Trustees about CSU Northridge Mathematics Professor David Klein and the alleged use of his official CSUN email account to promote the Campaign To End Israel Apartheid and a U.S. Congressional candidate who supports it. AMCHA co-founder Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, who described the group as a grassroots effort to raise awareness about anti-Semitism on U.S. college campuses, was...
  • Climate report struggles with temperature quirks-cast doubt we're cooking planet burning coal,oil..

    09/19/2013 6:41:38 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 16 replies ^ | 9.19.13 | KARL RITTER
    STOCKHOLM — Scientists working on a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling over how to address a wrinkle in the meteorological data that has given ammunition to global-warming skeptics: The heating of Earth's surface appears to have slowed in the past 15 years even though greenhouse gas emissions keep rising. For years, skeptics have touted what looks like a slowdown in surface warming since 1998 to cast doubt on the scientific consensus that humans are cooking the planet by burning coal, oil and natural gas.
  • Cindy Sheehan announces run for governor at Wisconsin conference

    08/13/2013 7:59:30 PM PDT · by NoCmpromiz · 49 replies ^ | August 13th, 2013 | Kyle Olson
    The former vice presidential candidate of the Peace and Freedom Party attended a Green Party rally in Wisconsin last week to announce her candidacy for governor … of California. The newly proclaimed candidate is none other than Cindy Sheehan, who gained notoriety a few years ago as the angry mother of a soldier killed in Iraq. Sheehan has always been a bizarre figure...
  • Green Party holding national convention in Iowa City today

    07/25/2013 2:57:37 PM PDT · by iowamark · 6 replies
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 25 July 2013 | James Q Lynch
    There will be fewer of them and they’re not likely to attract the media attention their major political party counterparts get, but Holly Hart believes the national convention of the Green Party will be groundbreaking in its own way.“I don’t think any major party has had a national convention in Iowa. So we’re the first,” the secretary of the Iowa Green Party said Wednesday.The Green Party of the United States convention will get underway July 25 at the University of Iowa Memorial Union. The schedule will include workshops on running for public office and racial equality, a peace vigil and...
  • The Nazi roots of the German Greens

    07/16/2013 12:46:28 PM PDT · by Olympiad Fisherman · 11 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 7/7/13 | Benjamin Weinthal
    Academic and journalistic research over the past five years shows the key role of Nazi figures in the party’s founding and development. After strong similarities were revealed between an initiative by Germany’s neo- Nazi NPD party last year in a state parliament to demarcate Israeli products and a Green Party federal initiative in the Bundestag to impose a similar system on Israeli goods ...
  • Germans Loved Obama. Now We Don’t Trust Him.

    07/01/2013 12:12:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    New York Times ^ | 07/01/2013 | By Malte Spitz, Green Party
    BERLIN — IN May 2010, I received a brown envelope. In it was a CD with an encrypted file containing six months of my life. Six months of metadata, stored by my cellphone provider, T-Mobile. This list of metadata contained 35,830 records. That’s 35,830 times my phone company knew if, where and when I was surfing the Web, calling or texting. The truth is that phone companies have this data on every customer. I got mine because, in 2009, I filed a suit against T-Mobile for the release of all the data on me that had been gathered and stored....
  • Shadows from the Past: Pedophile Links Haunt Green Party

    05/13/2013 4:52:17 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 7 replies ^ | May 13, 2013 | Jan Fleischhauer, Ann-Katrin Müller and René Pfister
    In the 1980s, some members of Germany's Green Party advocated the legalization of sex with minors. Now the party wants to come to terms with this dark chapter via an independent review of internal documents -- some of which show that the influence of pedophiles on the young party was much stronger than previously thought. He is a boy, roughly 10 years old, with a pretty face, full lips, a straight nose and shoulder-length hair. The wings of an angel protrude from his narrow back, and a penis is drawn with thin lines on the front of his body. The...
  • Robin Kelly claims victory in race to replace Jackson Jr. in Congress

    04/09/2013 6:35:49 PM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/9/2013 | Rick Pearson and Bill Ruthhart
    Democrat Robin Kelly claimed victory tonight in a low-turnout contest to decide the successor to former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in a 2nd Congressional District with a history of scandal-plagued representation. With more than two-thirds percent of precincts counted, the former state lawmaker had about 77 percent of the vote to about 16 percent for Republican Paul McKinley, an unemployed political activist and ex-convict. The rest of the vote went to a Green Party candidate and three independent candidates who made the special general election ballot.
  • Parisian women finally 'allowed' to wear trousers

    02/04/2013 9:28:23 AM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 9 replies
    France 24 ^ | 04/02/2013
    An archaic by-law banning Parisian women from wearing trousers has finally been repealed 214 years after it was originally introduced. The November 1799 decree stipulated that any woman wishing to wear men’s clothing in the French capital had to seek official permission from the city authorities. It was amended two times a century later, when women were given the freedom to don “pantalons” [trousers] if they were “holding the handlebars of a bicycle or the reins of a horse.” The decree was passed when the working class fashion of wearing long trousers (as opposed to the aristocratic knee-length “culottes”) became...
  • Lawsuit filed in Ohio over software updates to vote tabulation machines

    11/05/2012 9:47:36 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Computer World ^ | November 5, 2012 04:55 PM ET | Jaikumar Vijayan
    The co-chairman of the Ohio Green Party and editor of, Bob Fitrakis, on Monday filed a federal lawsuit over software that was allegedly installed on central vote tabulation machines in 39 Ohio counties without being tested or certified for use, as required by state law. … The lawsuit comes days after published a report claiming that Husted had done an "end run" around Ohio law by installing the software on the vote tabulators in the weeks leading up to to the election. According to the report, the software was installed on machines that will be used to count...
  • Camille Paglia, who voted for Obama in '08, delivers a fine rant about why she's not voting for...

    10/29/2012 9:19:27 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies ^ | October 26, 2012 | Ann Althouse
    Camille Paglia, who voted for Obama in '08, delivers a fine rant about why she's not voting for him this time. She's interviewed on video here, by Glenn Reynolds. Most of the interview is about art in America and her new book "Glittering Images" (which I just bought, in Kindle). But in the end, she's asked why she's not voting for Obama — she's voting for Jill Stein — and out flow the words, which I started transcribing without knowing how long she'd go on. I kept transcribing, because it was all such great material, so here it is (with...
  • 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.
  • Camille Paglia explains why she will be voting for Jill Stein, Green Party candidate, for president

    10/12/2012 4:16:13 PM PDT · by grundle · 29 replies
    wordpress ^ | October 12, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Camille Paglia explains why she will be voting for Jill Stein, Green Party candidate, for president In a recent interview with, Camille Paglia explained why she will be voting for Jill Stein, Green Party candidate, for president. Paglia said:The biggest issue for me is the Obama administration’s continuation of endless war, war, war. I denounced the Iraq incursion before it even happened.In Obama’s defense, he did end the Iraq War. But he did do that Libya thing, which I oppose, just as I opposed it when Reagan did it.I have been revolted by the silence...
  • Same-sex 'Marriage' Defeated in Australia

    09/24/2012 2:59:44 PM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    Zenit ^ | 9/24/2012
    Two proposals to legalize same-sex marriage in the Australian federal parliament last week were strongly defeated. On Sept. 19 the House of Representatives voted on a proposal by backbencher Stephen Jones, of the Australian Labor Party, the party currently in power at the federal level, to legalize same-sex “marriage.” The Labor Party allowed a free vote on the proposal, while the coalition of opposition parties, led by Tony Abbott, held to their promise of voting against any attempt to introduce same-sex “marriage.” The vote was 42 in favour of legalization and 98 against. Both Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Opposition...
  • Ark. State Rep. Hudson Hallum pleads guilty in absentee vote fraud case; resigns from legislature

    09/05/2012 3:20:45 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 13 replies
    Arkansas Times ^ | Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 3:15 PM | Posted by Max Brantley
    HUDSON HALLUM: Pleads guilty in election fraud; resigns from office. The U.S. attorney's office has announced that four men, including Democratic state Rep. Hudson Hallum of Marion, pleaded guilty today to felony conspiracy to commit election fraud in Hallum's special election victory last year. The case charges paying for bundled absentee ballots. All four appeared today in federal court and were released on their own recognizance. The others were Hallum's father, Kent Hallum, a car dealer; West Memphis police officer Sam Malone and West Memphis City Councilman Phillip Carter. Here's the indictment. It says Carter had used the same absentee...
  • Green Party gets its ticket on Pa. ballot (Romney is going to win PA)

    08/24/2012 10:00:17 AM PDT · by 2banana · 17 replies
    Bucks County Courier Times ^ | August 24, 2012 | AP
    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Green Party has succeeded in getting its national ticket on the Pennsylvania ballot. State elections officials on Thursday approved the substitution of Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala as the party's presidential and vice presidential candidates. Stein is a Harvard-educated physician who ran against Mitt Romney for Massachusetts governor in 2002 and Honkala is a longtime citizen activist in Philadelphia. Officials approved the party's nomination petitions earlier this month, but paperwork confirming that Stein and Honkala are the candidates was not finalized until Thursday.
  • Roseanne Still Running for President, Picks Cindy Sheehan as VP

    08/04/2012 3:17:05 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 33 replies ^ | 08/03/12 | Breitbart News
    The Domestic Diva doesn't need the Green Party, apparently. Roseanne Barr, the far-far left sitcom alum, lost her fight to represent the Green Party in the upcoming presidential elections. Barr is still running for the highest office in the land. And she's put together a dream ticket for those who think Current TV is too conservative. She announced Thursday that she will run for president on the Peace and Freedom Party ticket. Her running mate, Barr said in a news release, will be Cindy Sheehan, whose son, U.S. Army Spec. Casey Sheehan, was killed in Iraq in 2004....In the release,...
  • Virgil Goode submits 14,000 signatures for ballot, with help from Independent Greens

    07/25/2012 6:30:17 PM PDT · by mnehring · 407 replies
    With a little help from his friends, former congressman Virgil Goode has taken a key step toward getting his name on November’s presidential ballot in Virginia, submitting more than 14,000 signatures to the State Board of Elections.... ..Goode was a Democrat for much of his career, then became an Independent and finally a Republican for his last six years on Capitol Hill. Now Goode is getting assistance from yet another party, the Independent Greens, whose members have collected thousands of signatures for him.... ...“Virgil supports rail, and that’s our big issue and he’s with us on that,” said Carey Campbell,...
  • Doctor from Massachusetts wins Green Party's presidential nod

    07/14/2012 7:08:20 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 14, 2012 | unattributed
    BALTIMORE – A doctor who ran against Mitt Romney for Massachusetts governor a decade ago won the chance to challenge him again on Saturday, this time as the Green Party's presidential nominee. Jill Stein, 62, an internist from Lexington, Massachusetts., blasted both Romney and President Barack Obama, saying both had become too dependent on donations from corporations in order to acquire office at the expense of the nation's citizens. "We need real public servants who listen to the people -- not to the corporate lobbyists that funnel campaign checks into the big war chests," Stein told applauding supporters at a...
  • Al-Qaeda's Norwegian 'was Left-Wing Radical'

    07/06/2012 9:35:21 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    The Local ^ | 05 Jul 2012
    A Norwegian jihadist thought to have received Al-Qaeda training in Yemen was previously a left-wing radical who refused to believe that Osama Bin Laden’s network carried out the September 11th terrorist attacks, a newspaper said.The 33-year-old Norwegian now being hunted by a slew of international intelligence agencies associated in his youth with Oslo’s far-left Blitz movement, newspaper Dagbladet reports. Despite his one-time radical credentials, he later worked as a child minder at a daycare centre in Oslo, the city where he was born and raised, and did not have a history of violence, the paper said. He eventually became a...
  • Roseanne In The Rose Garden? (running for Green Party nomination)

    06/06/2012 5:53:25 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    Politicker ^ | 6-6-12 | Hunter Walker
    Other issues on Ms. Barr’s platform include ending the Federal Reserve, stopping “debt slavery” by “forgiving all school loans,” withdrawing military support for Israel and making war “obsolete.” “Wars make the stock market go up and are fueled by profits. Where one puts their money is where one puts their energy,” Ms. Barr explains on her site. “The Military Industrial Complex is our shadow government.” She also is concerned about preserving the environment, particularly water resources. “Those that lead us have allowed the corporations to cross over the web of life and they have destroyed the genetic code,” she wrote....
  • Barr’s ‘RoMentum’ becomes ‘NoMentum”

    06/06/2012 3:05:54 PM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies
    Inside Bay Area ^ | 6/6/12 | Josh Richman
    Despite her Rose-y predictions the other day, Roseanne Barr’s “RoMentum” appears to have turned to “NoMentum” on Tuesday as her home state’s Green Party voters preferred Jill Stein of Massachusetts as their nominee. With about 64 percent of precincts reporting, at about 12:35 a.m. Wednesday, Stein had 48.6 percent of the vote to Barr’s 39.7 percent; another Californian, Kent Mesplay of San Diego, had about 11.7 percent of the vote.The actress/comedienne-turned-candidate had been looking to California, which has 65 Green delegates, to help her continue closing the gap with Stein, who’d come out on top in 22 primaries before this...
  • Roseanne Barr seeks Green Party presidential spot

    05/15/2012 8:13:03 AM PDT · by SmithL · 24 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/15/12 | Joe Garofoli, Chronicle Political Writer
    The surreal moment at the Green Party's recent presidential debate in San Francisco came just after it ended, when candidate Roseanne Barr - yes, that Roseanne Barr - got campaign advice from punk pioneer and previous Green Oval Office candidate Jello Biafra. He urged Barr to "use your humor." Barr, as famous for her groundbreaking 1980s sitcom "Roseanne" as for the tabloids' documentation of her plastic surgery history, has been playing it straight - at least lately. But she is carrying a serious message for the party faithful searching for a way to grow.So in deference to the Greens' anti-death-penalty...
  • Roseanne Barr on Calif. ballot for US president

    02/07/2012 8:23:04 AM PST · by SmithL · 23 replies
    Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- Roseanne Barr's name is on California's primary ballot as a Green Party candidate for president. Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Monday that Barr is among 24 candidates she intends to place on the June 5 ballot.
  • Roseanne Is Running For President (Not A Joke)

    02/03/2012 6:01:03 PM PST · by Morgana · 45 replies · 1+ views ^ | 2/3/2012 | Gabriella SchwarzCNN Producer
    (CNN) -- The Green Party welcomed comedian Roseanne Barr as a presidential candidate Friday, following her Twitter announcement. A spokesman for the grassroots movement said she completed the party's requirements to run under the Green banner and will promote their platform ahead of the 2012 election. Scott McLarty, national media coordinator for the party, said Barr and Jill Stein, the other candidate that met the qualifications, are committed to ending the influence of corporate money on politics and elections and served as active participants in the Occupy Wall Street movement. "She's showing that she really is understanding what the Green...
  • Roseanne For President? Yeah...That Roseanne...

    02/02/2012 9:49:22 PM PST · by Billlknowles · 11 replies ^ | 2-3-2012 | Bill Knowles
    Just when you thought the 2012 Presidential sweepstakes couldn't get any crazier, Roseanne Barr announces that she is seriously seeking the nomination of the Green Party for President of the United States. God help us all.... I sincerely hope that she gets the nomination at the party's convention in Baltimore this coming July. The same loons that would vote for her would have voted for President Obama. Run Rosie Run!
  • The real war in Iran

    12/02/2011 7:09:41 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 6 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 12/2/11 | Caroline Glick
    Something is happening in Iran. Forces are in motion. But what is happening? And who are the forces that are on the move? Since this week's bombing in Isfahan, the world media is rife with speculation that the war with Iran over its nuclear weapons program has begun. But if the war has begun, who is fighting it? What are their aims? And what are their methods and means of attack? Wednesday the Times of London published a much cited article about this week's blast in Isfahan. The article referred to the bombed installation as a "uranium enrichment facility." But...
  • Author Stephen King offers left-leaning talk show

    08/23/2011 12:07:39 PM PDT · by ZGuy · 101 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Aug. 23, 2011 | AP
    Stephen King is offering an antidote to what he sees as the biases of right-wing radio talk shows by hiring a former Green Party vice presidential candidate to co-host a morning talk show on two stations he owns. In a rare public appearance, the horror writer held a news conference Tuesday in Bangor, Maine, at the headquarters of his three-station Zone Radio network. "The Pulse Morning Show" will be co-hosted by 50-year-old Pat LaMarche and 43-year-old Don Cookson, a former television reporter. LaMarche ran for vice president as a member of the Green Party in 2004. During the news conference...
  • I’m glad I ‘got rid’ of my unborn child: pro-abort Green Party candidate

    04/27/2011 1:06:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 53 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/27/11 | Patrick B. Craine
    TERRACE, British Columbia, April 27, 2011 ( – A British Columbia Green party candidate in Canada’s upcoming federal election said he’s glad he decided to “get rid of” his unborn child and appeared to imply that pregnant women look “like the back end of a bus.” “I am sick to death about hearing murdering babies,” said Roger Benham, Green candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, in a candidates’ debate April 20th.  He told the audience that he had conceived a child with a woman when he was 25.  “Thank God we decided to get rid of it,” he said, according to the...
  • Anti-Tea Party Radical Demands Beheading of Business Owners and Conservatives

    04/21/2011 3:07:20 PM PDT · by Walter Scott Hudson · 86 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | April 21, 2011 | Walter Hudson
    Last weekend, Tea Parties throughout the country held Tax Day rallies to protest bloated government budgets, ever increasing debt, and the ballooning entitlement state. Some among the Left were not content to let the Tea Party own Tax Day. In Arkansas, an anti-Tea Party rally dubbed "Make Them Pay" took place on the steps of the state capitol. Jim Lendall, a former state representative and 2010 Green Party Gubernatorial nominee, was applauded when he took the podium to call for the beheading of businessmen and conservatives. The French, inspired by our American Revolution, knew how to deal with the wealthy...
  • Oops! 'Rightwing' Terror Suspect Turns Out to Be a...Leftwinger

    11/24/2010 6:45:47 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 24, 2010 | P.J. Gladnick
    It seems that whenever you hear about a "rightwing" hate crime nowadays, it turns out the the perpetrator turns out to be a leftwinger...much to the disappointment of liberals who continue to maintain the fiction about a violent Tea Party movement. And the latest case of a violent "rightwinger" who turns out to really be a leftwinger comes from my own county of Broward here in South Florida. With my condolences to the left who have been "robbed" of yet another example of supposed Tea Party "hate crime," here is a report on the arrest of the suspect by Bob...
  • Sinn Féin activists breach gates of Government Buildings (protest over imposed austerity measures)

    11/22/2010 8:11:33 AM PST · by Zakeet · 10 replies
    The Journal (Ireland) ^ | November 22, 2010
    A GROUP OF ABOUT 100 protestors – many of them carrying Sinn Féin banners – forced their way through the gates of government buildings earlier this afternoon, following a protest against the government’s handling of the economy. The group – led by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh - were calling for the immediate resignation of the Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, following yesterday’s announcement that Ireland had been forced to seek emergency bailout funding from the European Union and International Monetary Fund.
  • Ireland's EU-IMF rescue means bank shake-up, likely fall of Irish government in January

    11/22/2010 8:27:17 AM PST · by EBH · 8 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | Monday November 22, 2010, 10:35 am | Shawn Pogatchnik
    The shock of Ireland's decision to seek a bailout, after weeks of denying it needed one, has proved too much for the fragile government. The junior member of the coalition, the Green Party, stunned Cowen and his Fianna Fail party by announcing Monday they want parliament dissolved in January for an early election. A Green withdrawal would destroy Cowen's three-vote parliamentary majority. Green Party leader John Gormley said his party would support Cowen through the Dec. 7 vote on the 2011 budget as well as the related four-year plan and the expected flow of the bailout money in coming weeks....
  • Coalition Counter Protest - Monterey, CA

    11/09/2010 10:28:36 AM PST · by jdick · 18 replies
    11/9/10 | Buzzsaw
    Join a growing coalition to counter protest this weekend by co-opting their Endless WAR message and bring attention to the WARS currently raging against Tax Payers, Homeowners, Fishermen, Farmers, Churches & Families. Note: Help hold up banners and Fly the American Flag Proudly. 9:30am-12:30pm Windows on the Bay, 693 Del Monte Blvd., Monterey, CA The Counter Protest - Individuals needed to help hold up three huge, two sided 4x8' vinyl banners. - Come and help hold a banner of your choosing for an hour or so. - Three people needed for each banner. - Be prepared to speak to the...
  • Green Party candidate Wells to spend Election Day in court

    11/01/2010 3:37:50 PM PDT · by SmithL
    SacBee: Capitol Alert ^ | 11/1/10 | Torey Van Oot
    For most candidates, Election Day consists of attending last-minute rallies, posing for photo ops as they cast their ballot and waiting for the returns to roll in. Not Laura Wells. The Green Party nominee for governor will spend Tuesday in court. Wells was arrested on a misdemeanor trespassing charge outside the Oct. 12 gubernatorial debate at San Rafael's Dominican University. Wells, who was not invited to participate in the debate, . . .
  • Whitney is 'Whitey' on some ballots

    10/14/2010 12:06:23 PM PDT · by FTJM · 24 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 14, 2010 | Dave McKinney
    The last name of Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney is misspelled as "Whitey" on electronic-voting machines in nearly two dozen wards -- about half in predominantly African-American areas -- and election officials said Wednesday the problem cannot be corrected by Election Day. The misspelling turned up on touch-screen machines in 23 wards overall. Whitney's name is spelled correctly on the machines' initial screens showing all of the candidates' names, but it is misspelled on review screens that later show a voter his or her choices, said Jim Allen, spokesman for the Chicago Board of Elections. "This is a difficult...
  • Jim DeMint criticized for comments on gay and sexually active single teachers

    10/07/2010 6:55:16 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 6, 2010 | Rachel Weiner
    Gay groups and women's group are calling on Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) to apologize for comments he made Friday about who should and shouldn't be in classrooms. At a 2004 debate, DeMint declared that openly gay people should not be teaching public school. "We need the folks that are teaching in schools to represent our values," he said. DeMint later added that he "would have given the same answer when asked if a single woman, who was pregnant and living with her boyfriend, should be hired to teach my third grade children." At the time, the Senate candidate apologized: "[S]ometimes...
  • {Green Party} Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin criticized for bankruptcy filing

    10/06/2010 7:49:18 AM PDT · by SmithL · 9 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 10/6/10 | Katherine Tam and Lisa Vorderbrueggen
    Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin filed for bankruptcy shortly before she was elected to the City Council and sought to avoid paying $119,000 in credit card bills and student loans, arguing in court documents that she suffered serious psychiatric disabilities and could not hold a full-time job. The Richmond police and firefighters' unions, who oppose the 58-year-old mayor's re-election bid, unveiled a mailer, 30-second television ad and website Tuesday that contained these potentially damaging personal details. The unions, among other labor groups, have vowed to oust the one-term mayor, largely due to her opposition to the proposed Indian casino at Point...
  • Richmond cop, firefighter unions attack mayor {Gayle McLaughlin, Green Party}

    10/05/2010 9:15:38 PM PDT · by SmithL · 4 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/5/10 | Justin Berton, Chronicle Staff Writer
    Leaders of the Richmond police and firefighter unions launched a pre-election attack on the city's mayor Tuesday, releasing documents that showed she had defaulted on college loans and had suffered from "serious psychiatric disabilities" that left her unable to hold steady work before she was an elected official. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, whose 2006 election made Richmond the largest city in the United States to elect a Green Party member as its mayor, is running for re-election Nov. 2 against two candidates. McLaughlin, 59, said the revelations about her past were a mean-spirited attempt to undermine her chances.
  • Maryland Green Party Senate Candidate Killed, Party Weighs Replacement

    09/21/2010 4:31:26 PM PDT · by Route797 · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 9-21-2010 | Richard Abdill
    <p>WASHINGTON -- It will be at least the weekend before the Maryland Green Party decides whether it will field a replacement candidate for U.S. Senate hopeful Natasha Pettigrew, who died Monday after being hit by an SUV as she rode her bicycle.</p>