Fwd: Cobb/Badnarik Debate Update
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> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 14:37:36 -0400http://Badnarik.org/Newsletter/subsUnsubscribe.php?val=gregcannon1@...&id=4510
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> Subject: Debate Update
> From: NewsAlert@...
> Just confirmed: Free Market News Network, an
> internet-based news network, has agreed to cover the
> entire Miami debate this Thursday, September 30th.
> We are using a medium that will be the wave of the
> future - and it is the Libertarians, Greens, and
> Free Market News that will be leading the way.
> Corporate media cannot suppress our message any
> longer. We are acting on our first amendment right
> and giving the American people what they want. Free
> Market News will be providing unprecedented news
> coverage. By going to the Free Market News' website
> (www.freemarketnews.com), you will find live
> coverage from the full day's events, including the
> debate, the candidate's rebuttals, reporter's
> commentary, and interviews. Free Market News is no
> different than any other cable news network, except
> they will be supplying expanded coverage that can
> only be showcased through the world wide web. The
> title of Joe Trippi's book says it all, "The
> revolution will not be televised".
> Right now we need everybody that is anybody to post,
> announce, and spread the Free Market News website as
> far and as wide as you possibly can. Post to
> discussion lists, blogs, chat rooms, and anywhere
> else that is conceivable. Let America know that
> there is a real debate this Thursday, and it can be
> viewed in its entirety. We are battling time to
> promote this historic news coverage. You will be
> given the opportunity to witness every second of the
> Miami debate, the candidate?s rebuttals, and every
> second in between. Details and press releases will
> be avaliable ASAP. Stay tuned...
> PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES BADNARIK & COBB TO DEBATE IN
> The Open Format Debate featuring the Libertarian &
> Green Party candidates will be a stark contrast to
> the other Miami "debate"
> MIAMI - Michael Badnarik and David Cobb, the
> presidential candidates from the Libertarian and
> Green parties, will take questions from media,
> students and the public in an open forum the night
> of - and just feet from - the first televised
> "debate" between the two-party candidates.
> The debate will take place on Thursday, September
> 30, at 5 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Ballroom, 1350 S.
> Dixie Highway, in Coral Gables. Pacifica Radio will
> interview audience members and debate participants
> following the two hour debate. From 9 p.m. until
> 10:30, the candidates and audience will watch a live
> broadcast of the restricted, two-party debate after
> which Badnarik and Cobb will offer their rebuttals.
> Independent candidate Ralph Nader, who has been
> invited to participate in the open format debate,
> has not yet accepted the invitation.
> Unlike the scripted and staged exchange between the
> two-party candidates which will take place directly
> across Dixie Highway from the Holiday Inn Ballroom,
> the open format debate will allow for uncensored
> questions from the public and students and will
> represent a wide range of viewpoints on the critical
> issues facing our country.
> Two non-partisan student organizations, the
> University of Miami's Council for Democracy and the
> Miami-Dade College Student Senate, are sponsoring
> the unrestricted, open format debate along with the
> Center for Voting and Democracy, a nonprofit,
> non-partisan Maryland-based organization. John
> Anderson, the former Republican congressman and
> independent presidential candidate who is the chair
> of the Center for Voting and Democracy, will present
> an opening statement prior to the debate.
> Admission to the debate is $5 for students and $10
> for the general public.
> "This open debate will provide students in South
> Florida and throughout the nation an unparalleled
> opportunity to realize the richness, substance and
> diversity of American discourse outside the
> two-party monopoly," said Edward Martos, President
> of the Council for Democracy, a non-partisan student
> organization dedicated to raising political
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