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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Change The Rule



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Commission on Presidential Debates: Letter To CPD 


January 12, 2015
Commission on Presidential Debates
1200 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Suite 445
Washington DC 20036

Quote: “As you are undoubtedly aware, in September 2014, Level the Playing Field filed an administrative complaint with the Federal Election Commission against the Commission on Presidential Debates (“CPD”) and its directors. The complaint argues that the CPD and its directors, in violation of federal law, have used nonobjective, biased rules designed to exclude independent or third-party candidates from the presidential debates.

We have reviewed the complaint and the original supporting research it includes, and we agree with its core conclusions. We believe the current rule requiring non-major party candidates to average over 15% in five polls taken just days before the debates does not meet the governing legal standard and is harmful to our democracy. Because the current rule affords independent candidates no chance to get into the debates, it dissuades men and women with extraordinary records of service to this country from running for President.

As a director of the CPD, you could ignore this complaint and wait for the ensuing legal process to play out. We think that would be a missed opportunity and an unfortunate mistake. Instead, we urge you to change the rule now in order to have a new, more democratic 2016 election that breaks free of our current tired and failing politics.

Sixty-two percent of Americans do not think the federal government has the consent of the governed, and 86% feel the political system is broken and does not serve the interests of the American people. Eighty-one percent believe that it is important to have independent candidates run for office, and 65% say they wish they had the option to vote for an independent candidate in a U.S. presidential election.

Moreover, these problems of American democracy—including rising disenchantment and declining voter participation—are increasingly shaping the way the rest of the world perceives the United States, eroding the prestige of the American model and its capacity for moral leadership abroad.
We think your current position requires you to pay close attention to this overwhelming public dissatisfaction with the two-party system. Americans are clearly saying that they want a more open and competitive political system. As a director of the CPD, you occupy a position of enormous public trust with a responsibility to make decisions in a nonpartisan manner.

The current rule, however, serves only the interests of the Democratic and Republican parties in maintaining their duopoly. It creates a barrier to entry into the debates that since 1960 no American running outside the primaries has been able to overcome. It requires a non-major party candidate to spend an incremental amount of money that no independent candidate has ever raised nor any billionaire has ever spent. It relies on polls that are biased against third-party and independent candidates and are grossly inaccurate in predicting a three-way race. Furthermore, the selection and timing of each poll used in calculating the average is easily subject to manipulation.

Today, a majority of Americans believe that the most convincing reason to reform the presidential debates is to end the exclusion of independent candidates. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to embrace your public responsibility by improving the prospects for an additional qualified Presidential ticket debating during October 2016.

Right now you have the opportunity to reform the flawed status quo. A simple rule change that enables a candidate to qualify for the debates by some means other than polling and is resolved sufficiently in advance of the election to enable that candidate to compete on a level playing field will allow a credible alternative to emerge.

Before it adopted the 15% rule, the CPD endorsed fundraising ability, operational capacity, and numerical demonstrations of popular support (for example attendance at campaign rallies), as criteria for debate selection. A rule designed to capture these types of indicia of support could spur many outstanding men and women who are highly qualified to be President to consider running. And since a new rule would be applied well in advance of the debates, a third-party or independent candidate who qualified under it would enjoy the media coverage that a guaranteed spot in the debates would prompt. This would give the American people time to get to know a qualified, non-major-party presidential nominee who would be in the debates. Our democracy would be much better for it.

One possible rule change could keep the existing 15% polling requirement as one way to qualify for the debates, but add the following, alternative means: On April 30 before a November presidential election, any candidate, party, or nominating process with ballot access in states that collectively have at least 270 Electoral College votes would notify the CPD of that access. If there is more than one, then whoever has gathered the most signatures as part of the ballot access process will participate in the debates with the Democratic and Republican nominees.

We believe that the competition under such a rule would be vigorous, enabling, and a legitimate third candidate would emerge. We estimate that the winner of the signature competition will need to collect some 4 to 6 million signatures, obtained from a broad cross section of Americans – a clear demonstration of popular appeal. The cost and scale of that endeavor would not be insurmountable, but it is substantial enough to ensure that only someone with significant fundraising and operational capacity and public support could win. This signature drive competition – which is not unlike the early state primaries – provides one objective, fair, and measurable way to qualify for debate access.

It is certainly possible that implementing such a national signature drive competition – or any similar fair and unbiased rule – may confront unexpected logistical difficulties and indeed, a qualified candidate still might not meet the new criteria. However, we believe these risks pale in comparison to the opportunity to open up the political process and fundamentally improve the way we pick our President and Vice President.

Merely changing the polling threshold – for example by reducing it from 15% to 10% or simply deferring the issue to a later date, will not address the structural impediment to a truly fair and competitive presidential election.

By controlling access to the debates, the CPD effectively determines who has a credible chance to win the election. That is a solemn and historic responsibility we know you take seriously, and we strongly urge you to open up the debates and allow more choices for the American people.

Please do not assume that any of the signatories to this letter are committed to voting for an unaffiliated candidate in 2016. Individually, they may decide that the Democratic or Republican candidate is superior. What each signatory wants is the same thing the American people want: the restoration of honest competition in the way we select our president, as required by the law.

The best solution is to change the rule, level the playing field and discover which great Americans will run for President.

Given the looming 2016 presidential election cycle, we respectfully request a prompt response.”

Sincerely,

Jacqueline Adams
Former CBS News Correspondent, Board of Trustees of the Harvard Business School Club of New York City

The Honorable John B. Anderson
Former member of US House of Representatives, Independent candidate for President of the United States

Norman R. Augustine
Former Chairman and CEO of Martin Marietta Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corporation, Former Chairman of the American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America

Governor Bruce Babbitt
16th Governor of Arizona, Formerly United States Secretary of the Interior, Arizona Attorney General, Chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, President of the League of Conservation Voters; Founding member of the Democratic Leadership Council

Scott Blackmun
Chief Executive Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Admiral Dennis C. Blair
Former United States Director of National Intelligence, Commander in Chief, US Pacific Command

Mary McInnis Boies
Founding Partner, Boies & McInnis LLP, member of the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations, Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary, Dean’s Council of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government

Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth
Former US Ambassador to South Korea, the Philippines and Tunisia; Dean Emeritus of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy

David G. Bradley
Atlantic Media Company, Publisher of The Atlantic, National Journal, The Hotline and Government Executive, CityBridge Foundation

John Burbank
Founder, Passport Capital

Harry W. Clark
Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group, Senior Counselor, Brunswick Group

Senator William S. Cohen
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Cohen Group, Former United States Secretary of Defense, US Senator, US Representative, Member of the Board of Directors, CBS Corporation

Eliot R. Cutler
Chairman, MaineAsia LLC; President, The Lerner Foundation; former Independent candidate for Governor of Maine; former Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; former Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget for Natural Resources, Energy and Science

W. Bowman Cutter
Senior Fellow and Director of the Next American Economy Project at the Roosevelt Institute, Chairman of the Board of CARE, founder and current Chairman of MicroVest. Former member of the National Economic Council, Deputy Assistant to the President; Office of Management and Budget, Executive Director for Budget

Dr. Larry Diamond
Stanford University Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution & Freeman Spogli Institute Director, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Peter E. Haas Faculty Co-Director, Haas Center for Public Service

William H. Donaldson
Founder of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, 27th Chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Formerly Chairman and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange

Dr. Morris P. Fiorina
Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Former chairman of the Board of Overseers of the American National Election Studies. Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences

Leslie C. Francis
Washington Media Group, Deputy chief of staff to President Carter, Former Executive director of the Democratic National Committee and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Dr. Francis Fukuyama
Senior Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, Author of The End of History and the Last Man

Ambassador James K. Glassman
Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, former Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, former Chairman, U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors, former Publisher, The Atlantic Monthly and The New Republic, former Editor-in-Chief, Roll Call
The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton
Former member of US House of Representatives, Director of The Center on Congress at Indiana University

General Michael V. Hayden
Principal, the Chertoff Group; Retired US Air Force four-star general. Formerly Director of the National Security Agency, Principle Deputy Director of National Intelligence and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

The Honorable Carla Anderson Hills
Chair and CEO of Hills & Company, International Consultants; Former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, US Trade Representative, United States Assistant Attorney General, Co-Chair of the Council on Foreign Relations, of the Inter-American Dialogue, and the Advisory Board of the CSIS

Roderick M. Hills
Former Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Chairman of Hills Enterprises, Ltd.

Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr.
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Governor Jon Huntsman
Chairman of Atlantic Council, Former Governor of Utah, Former US Ambassor to The People’s Republic of China

Governor Thomas Howard Kean, Sr.
Former Governor of New Jersey, Chairman of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission)

Senator Robert Kerrey
Former United States Senator from Nebraska, Governor of Nebraska; United States Navy SEAL officer and Medal of Honor recipient

Senator Angus King
Independent United States Senator from Maine, 72nd Governor of Maine

Dr. David King
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Faculty Chair of the Masters in Public Administration program, Director of the Task Force on Election Administration for the National Commission on Election Reform

Senator Joseph Lieberman
Former United States Senator, Democratic Party nominee for Vice President

Dr. Aaron Lobel
Founder and President of America Abroad Media, Consultant to the Bipartisan Policy Center, Former research fellow at The Brookings Institution, Former National Security Fellow at the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard University, Former National Security Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University

General Stanley A. McChrystal
Retired four-star general, former commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) Afghanistan, former commander of the nation’s premier military counter-terrorism force, Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)

Dean Vali R. Nasr
Dean of the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, served on the faculties of the Naval Postgraduate School, Stanford University, UC San Diego and the University of San Diego; Carnegie Scholar and a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; member of the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, director of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the National Democratic Institute

Ambassador John Negroponte
Research fellow, Yale University Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; United States Deputy Secretary of State, first ever Director of National Intelligence, United States ambassador in Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, US permanent representative to the United Nations, ambassador to Iraq

Greg Orman
Denali Partners LLC, Independent candidate for US Senate, Kansas, Founder of the Common Sense Coalition, former national President of the Boys Nation

The Honorable Tim Penny
Former member of the US House of Representatives, Independent candidate for Governor of Minnesota

Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering
Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Russia, India, Israel, El Salvador, Nigeria and Jordan. Chairman of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

Nancy E. Roman
President and CEO, Capital Area Food Bank, Former Director of Public/Private Partnerships and Communications at the United Nation’s World Food Programme
The Honorable Christopher Shays
Former member of the US House of Representatives, 4th District of Connecticut; Co-chair Commission on Wartime Contracting

Bradley A. Smith
Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law at Capital University Law School, Former Commissioner, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Federal Election Commission

Ambassador Richard H. Solomon
Senior fellow at the RAND Corporation. Formerly president of the United States Institute of Peace, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, Director of Policy Planning Department of State, senior staff National Security Council

Admiral James G. Stavridis
15th Commander, U.S. European Command; NATO’s 16th Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University

The Honorable David M. Walker
Seventh Comptroller General of the United States

The Honorable Vin Weber
Former member of the US House of Representatives, Former Chairman and current board member of the National Endowment for Democracy, member of Board of Trustees at the Aspen Institute, member of the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations, Senior Fellow at the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota, Partner at Mercury

Judge William H. Webster
Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council; Formerly Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Director of Central Intelligence, Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

John C. Whitehead
Board member, World Trade Center Memorial Foundation; Formerly chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, US Deputy Secretary of State, Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the United Nations Association, Chairman of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Harvard Board of Overseers, and Director of the New York Stock Exchange; Chairman Emeritus of The Brookings Institution

The Honorable Christine Todd-Whitman
50th Governor of New Jersey, Former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, President of the Whitman Strategy Group
*Deceased

(Note): This letter was originally sent to all members of the Board of Directors of the Commission on Presidential Debates on January 12, 2015. It has been updated with additional signatories as of February 26, 2015)






Sunday, June 21, 2015

COLT AR-15 Sweepstakes


Enter to Win AR-15: Sweepstakes 
Facebook: Campaign for Liberty
Website: CampaignforLiberty.org

“Dear Friend of Liberty,

C4L is standing up for freedom every day by fighting to Audit the Fed, repeal ObamaCare, stop NSA spying, and reclaim our Republic.

But there can be no freedom without the ability to defend it. And each and every one of us has a God-given right - and duty - to defend freedom.

That's why C4L is giving away a brand new customized Colt LE6920MP-B AR-15 engraved with my signature and Campaign for Liberty's logo.

The AR-15 also comes equipped with a red dot sight, a Magpul stock, pistol grip, handguard, and vertical grip and back-up sight. All you have to do is sign up to the right for free for your chance to win!”

“All entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. We will notify the winner via email.

For Liberty,
Ron Paul
Chairman

                                              Sweepstakes Rules

LPO 8th Annual Picnic


Facebook: Libertarian Party Ohio
Website: Lpo.org
Event Location: 2586 Tiller Lane, Suite 2K, Columbus, Ohio 43231-2265
Tele: 888-371-2956


“SAVE THE DATE! Our 8th Annual LPO Picnic is July 11, 2015. 4pm - 8pm. More details to come, but get ready for some summer fun, Libertarian style!”

Saturday, June 20, 2015

TPA Bill Hijacks H.R. 2146

Liberty-Pac: June 18, 2015 - US. House of Representatives uses political gamesmanship to pass (TPA) trade promotion authority. After the TPA defeat last week, the House reintroduced TPA as an attached amendment to H.R. 2146 - Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act.

H.R. 2146 - original version would allow retired federal law enforcement officers and firefighters over the age of 50 and with 20 years of service to withdraw money from their retirement funds without any tax penalty. 


However on June 18, H.R. 2146 also became the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) as an attached amendment. The bill now goes to the Senate for a vote as early as June 23.


This is how your Government works people, They are counting on confusion, ignorance and polarization to get this a done deal. It's time to step up to the plate and make a difference in your communities. Tell your Senators to oppose Fast Track today!


Get Started Below:

E-mail Your US. Senator
Call Your US. Senators
Expose The TPP
Facebook - ExposeTheTPP



Sunday, April 19, 2015

COLT AR-15 Giveaway


Facebook: C4L
Website: CampaignforLiberty.org/
Enter Sweepstakes: Customized AR-15e

Tax Day got you down? Enter to win a Campaign for Liberty AR-15, because there can be no freedom without the ability to defend it.
Dear Friend of Liberty,


“C4L is standing up for freedom every day by fighting to Audit the Fed, repeal ObamaCare, stop NSA spying, and reclaim our Republic.

But there can be no freedom without the ability to defend it. And each and every one of us has a God-given right - and duty - to defend freedom.

That's why C4L is giving away a brand new customized Colt LE6920MP-B AR-15 engraved with my signature and Campaign for Liberty's logo.

The AR-15 also comes equipped with a red dot sight, a Magpul stock, pistol grip, handguard, and vertical grip and back-up sight. All you have to do is sign up to the right for free for your chance to win!

All entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on Thursday, April 30, 2015. We will notify the winner via email.”

For Liberty, 
Ron Paul Ron Paul Chairman

Monday, March 9, 2015

TPP Trans-Pacific Partnership


C-Span | January 27, 2015

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to answer questions on President Obama’s trade policy agenda. Much of the discussion focused on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which at the time of this hearing was being negotiated between the U.S. and 11 other Asian-Pacific nations. Other topics included a proposal for renewing trade promotion authority which would grant President Obama broad authority to negotiate trade agreements with just an up or down vote by Congress - (without amendment). 

Mr. Froman’s opening statement was interrupted by a group of protesters who voiced their objections to the pending TPP agreement.”

Liberty-Pac: DON'T FORGET, ultimately Congress is the legislative body that grants the executive branch (TPA) trade promotion authority. So when you decide to blame those responsible for outsourcing American jobs, congress is a good place to start. 

ExposeTheTPP | Nov 7, 2014


 " What is fast Track? (1). The mechanism created by Richard Nixon that would allow the president to circumvent constitutional checks and balances to ram "free trade" agreements through congress. (2). A legislative luge run used to skid through harmful "free trade" deals. (3). A piece of legislation that would force congress to vote on a trade agreement within 60-90 days of receiving it with only limited debate and no amendments allowed. 

What is trade promotion authority (TPA)? Since 1974, Congress has enacted TPA legislation that defines U.S. negotiating objectives and priorities for trade agreements and establishes consultation and notification requirements for the President to follow throughout the negotiation process.  At the end of the negotiation and consultation process, Congress gives the agreement an up or down vote, without amendment.”

Join the movement here: ExposeTheTPP


--------------------------------------UPDATE 12, JUNE 2015-------------------------------
House Debate on Trade Legislation, Part 1 

June 12, 2015- House members debated H.R.1314, the Trade Act of 2015, which includes trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation that would allow the president to negotiate trade deals that Congress can approve or disapprove but cannot amend. 

House Debate on Trade Legislation, Part 2
June 12, 2015- House members debated H.R.1314, the Trade Act of 2015, which includes trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation that would allow the president to negotiate trade deals that Congress can approve or disapprove but cannot amend.

Friday, February 20, 2015

LibertyFest NYC 2015


iMANproduction| Feb 16, 2015 

When: 1:00pm - 7:00pm Saturday October 10-11, 2015
Where: The Warsaw 261 Driggs Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11222
Facebook: lfnyc
LibertyFest NYC 2015 Purchase Tickets 

Edited Update 22 June 2015 "We’re excited to announce that the sixth annual LibertyFest NYC will be taking place Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11th at the Warsaw Concert Hall in Brooklyn, New York.

LibertyFest NYC - is a yearly event that brings together speakers from many different political backgrounds. From Republicans, to Democrats, to Libertarians & even Anarchists. We are proud to host an event that doesn’t silence folks simply because of a differing view. We welcome all political views and invite you to hear from many different speakers from across the country.

Our event is a relaxed environment. Enjoy a beer and/or some authentic Polish food in between the speakers you have come to see. Mingle with folks you agree with or enjoy a spirited debate with those whose views you disagree with. If you're interested in speaking, performing or being a sponsor at this year's LibertyFest NYC, email Ian.Cioffi@gmail.com” 

Speaking Saturday, October 10th

Emcee- Adam-Kokesh
Nick Sorrentino
Leslie Marshall
Austin Petersen
Belle Knox
Michael Malice
Angela Keaton
Wayne Dupree
Michelle Ray
Jimmy Mcmillan (Rent is too damn high)
James Perloff
Kevin Boyd
Olivia Valentine
Luke Rudkowski
Cindy Lake
Tiffany Madison
Danny Panzella

Speaking Sunday, October 11th

Emcee- Adam-Kokesh
Jeffrey Tucker
Lionel
Dave Nalle
Carey Wedler
Anthony Freda
Darcy Van Orden
Michelle Ray
Gigi- Bowman
Cathy Reisenwitz

Tabetha Wallace
Carlos Morales
Josie Wales
Kristen Meghan
Tatiana Moroz
Jeff Siegel
Deborah Torres Henning
Reem Tahir

More TBA
LibertyFest NYC 2015 Purchase Tickets 

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Stop A Con-Con

Liberty-Pac: Article V Constitutional Convention of the states A.K.A. Con-Con. I encourage all readers of this forum to set aside your personal bias and examine the pros and cons of a constitutional convention. If you receive your information and talking points form the media, you will receive a degree of bias in that information. Regardless if you subscribe to a liberal, conservative or alternative ideology. 

As political activists, our job is to analyze all sources of information, then compare courses of action against source and media information. 

Note: A leaders decision making process is knowing when and what to do. Also understanding the consequences of actions put forward. Decisions are means by which a leader translates his vision of end into action. 

From my perspective, If the american electorate new a little something about the Constitution and held their representatives accountable, then we would not be in the mess we are today. Do we need new liberty Amendments when our representatives do not abide by the current constitution?......Hat Tip to Art Thompson. 

Problem solving 
Step 1 Identify problem 
Step 2 Gather information 
Step 3 Analyze information pros & con 
Step 4 Develop courses of action 
Step 5 Analyze courses of action  
Step 6 Select best course of action 
Step 7 Implement course of action adjust fire 

WesternFreePress | July 11, 2013

“Mark Levin shows how the state legislatures, with no permission required from the feds, can amend the US Constitution. It's right there in Article V, and the historical record shows that the Founding Fathers meant for that Article to be used in a time like ours, when the feds have gone way beyond their Constitutionally granted authority.”

Facebook: Convention of States 
Citizens for Self-Governance has launched the Convention of the States Project to urge and empower state legislators to call a Convention of States.

 John Birch Society | Aug 26, 2013

In this week's analysis behind the news video, JBS CEO Art Thompson discusses talk-show host Mark Levin's new book, The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic; how this new book proposes an Article V constitutional convention as part of the solution to our problem of an out-of-control federal government; and some good reasons why such a convention would be dangerous.


Facebook: Choose Freedom STOP a ConCon provides news of the grassroots project to prevent a constitutional convention (Con-Con). The states should enforce, not revise, the Constitution on the basis of the Tenth Amendment & the compact nature of the union.

March Against Monsanto 2015

By: A.O. GEN-II | Jan 13, 2015

Webpage: Aarch-Against-Monsanto.com
Facebook: MarchAgainstMonstanto
MAM Global Event: Spreadsheet

Mission Statement
“On May 23, 2015, activists around the world will, once again, unite to March Against Monsanto.”

Why do we march?

“Research studies have shown that Monsanto’s genetically-modified foods can lead to serious health conditions such as the development of cancer tumors, infertility and birth defects. In the United States, the FDA, the agency tasked with ensuring food safety for the population, is steered by ex-Monsanto executives, and we feel that’s a questionable conflict of interests and explains the lack of government-lead research on the long-term effects of GMO products. Recently, the U.S. Congress and president collectively passed the nicknamed “Monsanto Protection Act” that, among other things, bans courts from halting the sale of Monsanto’s genetically-modified seeds.”

“For too long, Monsanto has been the benefactor of corporate subsidies and political favoritism. Organic and small farmers suffer losses while Monsanto continues to forge its monopoly over the world’s food supply, including exclusive patenting rights over seeds and genetic makeup. Monsanto’s GMO seeds are harmful to the environment; for example, scientists have indicated they have caused colony collapse among the world’s bee population.”


What solutions we advocate for?

“Vote with your dollar by buying organic and boycotting Monsanto owned companies that use GMOs in their products. Labeling of GMOs so that consumers can make those informed decisions easier. Repealing relevant provisions of the US’s “Monsanto Protection Act.” Calling for further scientific research on the health effects of GMOs. Holding Monsanto executives and Monsanto-supporting politicians accountable through direct communication, grassroots journalism, social media, etc. Continuing to inform the public about Monsanto’s secrets. Taking to the streets to show the world and Monsanto that we won’t take these injustices quietly. We will not stand for cronyism. We will not stand for poison. That’s why we March Against Monsanto.”


We will not stand for cronyism. We will not stand for poison. That’s why we March Against Monsanto.


Question: Do you plan on being an armchair quarterback all your life?...


Saturday, January 24, 2015

Moment of Truth Audit the Fed Money Bomb

Youtube C4L | 23 January 2015

“Campaign for Liberty: Moment of Truth - Audit the Fed Money Bomb

Next week, my son, Senator Rand Paul, will introduce Audit the Fed in the Senate!


In light of this exciting development, and to ensure we can hit the ground running with as much momentum and impact as possible, Campaign for Liberty is extending our Moment of Truth Audit the Fed Money Bomb until next Thursday, January 29, at midnight.


The new Senate leadership has pledged to hold a vote on Audit the Fed, but the powerful Big Banks and Wall Street special interests have already deployed lobbyists to swarm Capitol Hill and kill Audit the Fed.


In order to beat the Big Banks and Wall Street special interests, Campaign for Liberty must have the resources to mobilize millions of Americans in support of auditing the Fed.


. . . Resources we simply do not have right now.


So please consider chipping in a contribution today to help C4L pass Audit the Fed through BOTH houses of Congress!”


For Liberty,

Ron Paul
Chairman