2572Re: FW: Bob Barr Shows Leadership to Unify Liberty Movement
- Sep 15 4:35 AMSnnnnoooorrrrrrrrrrr...
--- In RLC-Action@yahoogroups.com, "Guy McLendon" <guy@...> wrote:
> There is still an opportunity for Ron Paul to be on the ballot in
> 2008. Please call Ron's office, and ask him to accept Bob Barr's
> Guy McLendon
> From: Russ Verney, BobBarr2008.com [mailto:info@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:58 PM
> To: hclpchair@...
> Subject: Bob Barr Shows Leadership to Unify Liberty Movement
> Bob Barr Shows Leadership to Unify Liberty Movement
> Asks Paul to Run as his Vice President
> Atlanta, GA - Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party nominee for
> invited GOP Congressman Ron Paul to be his running mate in the
> election. In a letter sent to Paul, Barr called Paul one of the "few
> American patriots" who exist in today's society, and asked him
> consider this final offer as an opportunity to show true, lasting
> beyond party politics."
> Barr cited Paul's 1987 letter to then-GOP Chairman Frank
> which Paul stated that, "after years of trying to work through the
> Republican Party both in and out of government. . . concluded that
> must be carried on outside the Republican Party."
> Though recognizing Paul's personal investment in the Republican
> his recent attempts to reform the party from inside, Barr said he
> with Paul's strategy. "Better options remain that will carry a
> liberty onto the ballot in November and beyond," Barr stated,
adding at a
> news conference called today at the National Press Club,
that "change in
> politics and public policy in America cannot and will not be done
> within the current, two-party system."
> Barr continued, "'The status quo will not change the status quo'
> comes entirely from gaining votes in the General Election." That is
> said he would remain focused on the Libertarian Party's electoral
> clear message, and why he invited Paul to join him.
> "While you declined my offer to seek the Libertarian presidential
> many months ago, I ask that you seriously consider this final offer
> opportunity to show true, lasting leadership beyond party
> stated in his letter to Paul.
> Barr's running mate, Wayne Allyn Root, expressed support: "As the
> Libertarian Party vice presidential nominee, I believe in one thing
> all else-principle. There can be no compromise on the ideals of
> government, lower taxes, lower spending, and more freedom for the
> people. Those are the principles to which I've dedicated my life.
> and Democratic candidates only give lip service-at best-to these
> principles. It is only an act at election time every four years."
> "I want to end the charade once and for all," Root continued. "I am
> to sacrifice anything to advance the cause of liberty, freedom,
> government and to enable the American taxpayer to keep more of
> money and property. Understanding Dr. Ron Paul's reputation and name
> recognition in the freedom movement, I am willing to step aside as
> Libertarian vice presidential candidate if he would be willing to
> place. I will pledge to work day and night, just as I have as the
> presidential nominee, to support Dr. Paul. I believe this is a
> opportunity for the Libertarian and freedom movements. I encourage
> to accept Congressman Barr's offer. The campaign is making this
> because we believe there is no sacrifice too large when it comes to
> improving the lives of the American people and American taxpayers."
> Barr's letter to Paul can be found here
> <http://cp20.com/Tracking/t.c?1RN5-27Dd-5bDGv0> .
> Paul's letter to the GOP can be found here
> <http://cp20.com/Tracking/t.c?1RN5-27De-5bDGv1> .
> Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr represented the
> District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995
> To donate by mail:
> Barr 2008 Presidential Committee
> P.O. Box 725007
> Atlanta, GA 31139
> To donate by phone:
> Call 1-800-Bob-Barr
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