Sunday, November 15, 2009

No decision from Ron Paul on 2012 presidential run…

Texas Congressman Ron Paul has not made a decision if he will run for President in 2012. The Republican and 1988 Libertarian Party presidential candidate says it’s “too early” to think about 2012.

Andrew Duffelmeyer writes on Dr. Paul is focusing on his re-election to Congress in 2010. Dr. Paul was quoted saying, “[A Presidential run is]… not on my mind, it’s too early, and I will be filing for my congressional seat.”


Communist Party USA Vice Chair to College Students: Obama is only the beginning

The executive vice chairman of the Communist Party USA Jarvis Tyner spoke at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Casey Smith writes on that Tyner spoke to a crowd of about 70 students. Smith quotes Tyner as saying “[President Obama is] only the beginning… I think he's a transitional president. I think somebody else is going to come in and take it even further."

The Universities “Karl Marx Reading Group” invited Tyner to speak at the school. Tyner told student the Communist Party USA is looking to move into the mainstream, “We're not ready to run for president, but we are ready to run for City Council, school boards. And we're going to do that more.”

There was some protest to Tyner’s visit. Smith writes there was a group of seven students that set up a mock-gulag, “(demonstrating) the Soviet labor camps used to imprison political dissenters as well as criminals…”


Palin Book: Lieberman encouraging to Palin

In the former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s new book “Going Rouge” she describes Independent Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberaman as being very supportive in her Vice Presidential run.

Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg writes about the new book on Trachtenberg wrote Governor Palin singled out Senator Lieberman as being very supporting when debate preparations were “becoming overwhelming”.

The book quotes Lieberman telling Palin to, “Be yourself… Don’t let these people try to change you. Don’t let them tell you what to say and how to think.”


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