When Democrats and Republicans Fail, Libertarians Go Mainstream

Bob Barr nominated Libertarian Presidential Candidate Libertarian Party picks Barr as presidential candidate

DENVER (AP) — The Libertarian Party has picked former Republican Rep. Bob Barr to be its presidential candidate after six rounds of balloting.

Barr beat research scientist Mary Ruwart, who was the party’s presidential nominee in 1983 and vice […]

America, Land Of Christians Or Else …

Atheist soldier claims harassment Army Spc. Jeremy Hall sues U.S. for religious discrimination Hall is known as “the atheist guy,” called immoral and a devil worshipper He turned to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation for help “It’s just about time somebody said something” about pressure to believe in God

It eventually came […]

Religious Freedom Day

Yes we Americans have to have a proclamation for everything, so January 16th is declared Religious Freedom Day. On January 16, 1994, President Bill Clinton proclaimed and enacted the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. For some the name implies that this is a day of religious worship and the web site ReligiousFreedom […]

Vermont Town Flexes It’s American Muscles

Activists look for arrest of Bush, Cheney

By PAUL H. HEINTZ, Brattleboro Reformer

“Shall the Selectboard instruct the Town Attorney to draft indictments against President Bush and Vice President Cheney for crimes against our Constitution, and publish said indictment for consideration by other municipalities?” Daims’ proposed article reads.

“And shall […]

Immigration Paperwork Meltdown Impacts Election

Naturalization paperwork jam hits Texas hard Backlog may keep some from casting votes for president

WASHINGTON — Millions of people who applied for naturalization and other immigration benefits to beat a midsummer fee increase are caught in a paperwork pileup that threatens the chance for some to become U.S. citizens in time […]

Bush Ability to “Strike Fear” Trumps The Bill Of Rights

House Approves Wiretap Measure White House Bill Boosts Warrantless Surveillance

By Ellen Nakashima and Joby Warrick Washington Post

The Democratic-controlled House last night approved and sent to President Bush for his signature legislation written by his intelligence advisers to enhance their ability to intercept the electronic communications of foreigners without […]

King George Wins Wiretapping For All Foreigners

Associated Press House Approves Foreign Wiretap Bill

WASHINGTON –

The House handed President Bush a victory Saturday, voting to expand the government’s abilities to eavesdrop without warrants on foreign suspects whose communications pass through the United States.

The 227-183 vote, which followed the Senate’s approval Friday, sends the bill to Bush for […]

The President We Were Warned About

There’s something to be said, maybe a lot, about the wisdom of our founding fathers. Maybe their wisdom came from their experience with King George (theirs not ours) or maybe it came from being caught up in the age of enlightenment, when people actually thought about events and consequences. Needless to say, in […]

Today’s 4th of July – More Patience More Casualties

Bush makes plea for patience on Iraq

Bush: Patience Is Key In Iraq Surge

Bush visit not for the public

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – The public is not invited to attend President Bush’s Fourth of July visit to Martinsburg, W.Va.

The president will focus on mingling with members […]

Our Founding Fathers Would Be In Guantanamo

Op-Ed: Our Founding Fathers were Freedom Fighters …

My ancestors are traced back to the 1600’s, immigrating to this continent on boats from England and Ireland. Several of them fought in the American Revolution – I have documents and letters from one who was injured, became ill and had to return home to […]