News12 LI excludes third party candidate from debate

Mike McDermott is on the ballot, as a Libertarian, for Congress, 3rd District, Long Island, NY. Even though he is ballot-qualified, News12 is excluding him from their debates. The e-mail excerpted below is from a Libertarian-minded, occupy friend. Please help if you believe in ballot access. Letters-to-the-editor might be useful. And, an e-mail for News12 […]

LI Dem Electeds Support Nuclear Power

IW:  No, this headline is not a throwback from 30 years ago.  Thought I can still remember  1980’s Assemblyman Pat Halpin (D) telling my Mom he supported Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant.  She told him he was crazy.  The other time I remember my Mom disagreeing with him was when he asked her to support Koch […]

A beautiful action to lobby against war

October 7, 2010 marked the 9th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan. Local activist Charlotte Koons came up with her own, creative way, to express her misgivings about war with the beautiful and powerful action described below. (If you would like to say no to war, you can join Long Island peace groups who will […]

Photos: Anti-immigrant rally and little hope in the 2nd Congressional District

Action alert: Study the details. Advise your Congressperson.

The Washington Post reports that a bill will be introduced in Congress within a week to provide for public funding for candidates for Congress. Ballot access activists are watching to see if the bill is fair to third party and independent candidates.

How did your Congressperson vote on the Bailout?

Thanks to Green Party Watch for finding this link. It is a roll call vote of how members of Congress voted on the corporate/bank bailout. Pulled the record for NY and put at the read more. http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iE1r_DuYH2j4rBy8JqBaVQ40MiOQD93GJ5H04 In New York:

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