Bob Barr

How I Voted

Given that the odds of a New Yorker casting the deciding vote for president are 1.9 billion to 1, I tend not to take voting too seriously. Even if Bob Barr somehow triples the results of the last Libertarian presidential candidate, that would only give him about 1% of the electorate, so I’m even that …

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Bob who?

It’s still a financially Herculean task to compete against the two major parties’ multi-million dollar campaigns to get their candidate into a job that pays only $400,000 per year. And one which they must resign from after 8 years anyway. Simple math doesn’t justify such an insanely expensive job campaign. But it makes sense when one adds up what the interest groups behind those campaign dollars have to gain.

Cowardly McCain Republicans Try to Cheat Barr and 50,000 Pennsylvania Voters

Apparently it’s not enough that Libertarians need 12 times more signatures to get on the Pennsylvania ballot.  It’s not enough that the Republican authorities did all they could to keep Ron Paul out of the primary debates.  The McCain-Feingold Incumbent Protection Act isn’t sufficient.  Now the Republicans are so desperate they’re resorting to a frivolous …

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McCain-Lieberman Would Be Good News for Barr-Root

The McCain campaign is floating the idea of Democratic Independent Senator Joe Lieberman as McCain’s running mate. Unlike the Bloomberg-Paul ticket in Virginia, McCain-Lieberman is actually a good match. Both are warmonger welfare-statists. As one of the commenters at Alarming News put it, ” Conservatives aren’t gonna be happy about it, but really, where are …

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McCain Staffer Tells Paul Supporters to “Get Lost”

As the Ron Paul Revolutionaries look forward to tonight’s epic debate on whether they should throw their support to McCain or Barr, the McCain camp has made it clear that Paul’s supporters aren’t welcome. Michael Goldfarb, neocon blogger at The Weekly Standard and deputy communications director for the McCain campaign, writes: … but let me just say …

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