Greens to name long-shot presidential hope Stein to challenge the mainstream

There are 10 comments on the The Guardian story from Jul 14, 2012, titled Greens to name long-shot presidential hope Stein to challenge the mainstream. In it, The Guardian reports that:

A Massachusetts doctor who ran against Republican Mitt Romney for governor a decade ago is poised to challenge him again as the Green party's nominee for president.

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“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Kissimmee, FL

#1 Jul 14, 2012


Whoever assigned a Jackass to the Democrat party sure got it right. The only creature that may be more fitting for that joke of a party would be a Snake.




“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Kissimmee, FL

#2 Jul 14, 2012



Obama is a "Green" Failure. Does that count for anything...besides more Job Losses and National Debt?

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Kissimmee, FL

#3 Jul 14, 2012



Obama Must Stop Doing the Electric Slide

His green-jobs agenda wastes taxpayer dollars, while programs that help our community suffer.

By: Michael Steele
Posted: March 19, 2012

In early 2009 the then-Democrat-controlled Congress passed, and Obama signed into law, an $800 billion jobs stimulus package that did very little to jump-start the country's main economic engine, the private sector. While private-sector employers continued to hemorrhage jobs, most of that $800 billion was spent to ensure that government-sector jobs were spared the ax. Consistent with that effort, the president's budgetary manipulation of the tax code in order to socially engineer the move toward a big-government green agenda also came into sharp focus.

The idea of obtaining a natural gas or electric vehicle through a "tax incentive" at a car dealership is just a small part of the Obama green agenda.

The genesis of Obama's green agenda can perhaps be traced to Oct. 27, 2009, when Vice President Joe Biden announced that Fisker Automotive would produce plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in Wilmington, Del. Since that time, taxpayers have provided $529 million in federal loan guarantees to the firm. No vehicles were ever made in the United States, and the staff was laid off in February. Yet the company is going back to the Department of Energy for more help.

President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats cannot be accused of not being successful in implementing major portions of their agenda since 2009. Never mind that this "success" has resulted in our nation drowning in debt ($15.5 trillion and counting). What Filth!

http://www.theroot.com/views/obama-must-stop-...
Pull My Finger

Sayville, NY

#4 Jul 14, 2012
Green party candidates would probably get more votes if their supporters would stop tossing their ballots into the recycle bin.

“Old 16th Graveyard hole”

Since: Nov 11

Philadelphia, PA

#6 Jul 14, 2012
LOL - God, you have to appreciate the delusional and strange people who populate the Greens party. Are they all stoned all the time or just as dumb as a stump?

“Proud To Be An American”

Since: Apr 07

Location hidden

#8 Jul 14, 2012
When I voted in 2008 there was a couple ahead of me in line and posted on the entrance door was a sample ballot which included the green party. The woman had to ask her husband what is the green party and he did not know. Right away it sounded like the kind of relationship where politics takes a back seat and stupidity sits in the driver's seat. Instead of educating the voting dynamic duo I quietly passed them and their bucket of ignorance along to the hands of fate...when they're that lost in space you have to turn 'em over to a higher power.
Frankly the biggest problem with America are the stupid uninformed voter-noids who spoil elections simply out of ignorance, not by malice. Where there's one there are millions obviously...after all that is what it took to turn America into an obamanation...fools.

Since: Jan 12

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

#9 Jul 15, 2012
Green Party and Democratic party are the only two political parties I would ever vote for.

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#10 Jul 15, 2012
Im glad Jill Stein is running for the Green Party nomination. I hope she wins. The Green Party policies use to proclaim that they are further to the extreme left then the Democrat Party. Now they are neck and neck.

The Green Party typically pulls votes from the Democrats. In a tight race three or four percentage points would mean a win for Mitt Romney.
In Massachusetts Stein will definitely pull votes from the Dems.

Is the Obama camp trying to talk The Green Party into submission?

Since: Jan 12

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

#11 Jul 15, 2012
TheLoneRanger1 wrote:
Im glad Jill Stein is running for the Green Party nomination. I hope she wins. The Green Party policies use to proclaim that they are further to the extreme left then the Democrat Party. Now they are neck and neck.
The Green Party typically pulls votes from the Democrats. In a tight race three or four percentage points would mean a win for Mitt Romney.
In Massachusetts Stein will definitely pull votes from the Dems.
Is the Obama camp trying to talk The Green Party into submission?
Gary Johnson, former Republican/now Libertarian candidate for president steals 8% of the votes from Romney.

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#12 Jul 16, 2012
In 2008 I voted for Ron Paul for President. He (the libertarians) have good Constitutional ideas on the one hand. On the other hand they have ideas that are alien to the American idea of Biblical civil Constitutional government. In other words it is the libertarians have split personalities , taking ideas from both the left and the right.

The Libertarians lost me for good when I found out that Paul was did not support laws against child pornography.

2012 Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson will take votes away from the president as well as from Mitt Romney.

In a June 8, 2012 article Johnson says he will take away a few points here and a few points there from both major party candidates. http://www.mediaite.com/online/libertarian-ca...
The article is quoted here:

Johnson denied that hell be a spoiler for the Republicans, saying that In the states that they have polled, its been an absolute mixed bag. In [my home state] New Mexico, I take more votes from Obama than I do Romney. In some states I take a few percentage points from Romney, in some states, I take a few percentage points from Obama.

As an Obama supporter Johnson taking away eight percentage points away from Romney is nothing more than wishful thinking

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