Thursday, January 26, 2012

New York Socialists: Barack Obama Is Not a Socialist

26 January 2012

By: Victoria Bekiempis
Village Voice

"In a statement published in the Socialist Party NYC website today, Stewart Alexander -- 2012 Socialist Party USA Presidential Candidate -- said that the first thing that came to mind post-SOTU is the phrase 'too little, too late.' 'After spending the last few years coddling the banks and the richest 1%, Obama has the nerve to now call for 'economic fairness.' To him, this means tweaking payroll taxes and making a rhetorical call to reverse the Bush tax cuts for the rich,' he wrote...."

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Socialist Response to the State of the Union

Obama’s State of the Union - Too Little Too Late

A Statement by Stewart Alexander, Socialist Party Candidate for President of the United States

25 January 2012

The phrase that came to mind immediately upon hearing President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech is “too little, too late.” After spending the last few years coddling the banks and the richest 1%, Obama has the nerve to now call for “economic fairness.” To him, this means tweaking payroll taxes and making a rhetorical call to reverse the Bush tax cuts for the rich. For working people in America real fairness means the right to a job, a guarantee of healthcare for all and an end to the Military Industrial Complex. Obama won’t deliver this. That’s why I am running for President against him...

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Interview with Socialist Party USA 2012 Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander

24 January 2012

The Modern Left

"We need to create a new democratic voice that helps us to make rational decisions about industry, financial institutions, and the use of our precious natural resources. Overall, I intend to put the vast wealth of this society to work to finally satisfy human needs instead of feeding the profit hungry 1% and the corporations that they own...."

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Monday, January 23, 2012

Socialist Party Presidential Campaign Supports Pvt Manning

23 January 2012
Contact: Lynn Lomibao

Los Angeles, CA – The Socialist Party USA’s Presidential ticket of Stewart Alexander and Alex Mendoza call for the immediate release of Private Breanna Manning and the dismissal of all charges against her. Private Manning’s actions were heroic rather than treasonous, and the Alexander-Mendoza campaign calls for the focus of inquiry to be directed towards the war criminals that were exposed by Private Manning...

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Socialist Party USA’s Alexander / Mendoza Campaign Calls Jobs Report a Holiday Mirage

17 January 2012
Contact: Lynn Lomibao

Los Angeles, CA – The Socialist Party USA Presidential Ticket of Stewart Alexander and Alex Mendoza are expecting a very poor February jobs report after reading the report released on January 6. They note that good jobs are still giving way to poor ones and jobs gained appeared to be directly tied to the holiday season – in particular the massive consumerism revolving around Christmas and the short time beyond. They hold to their message that capitalism is failing Americans.

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

Upstart groups seek spots on ballot

14 January 2012

By: Aman Batheja
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX)

"Though theirs is not a new party, the Socialists hope to get on ballots in Texas and other states. Texas Chairman Alex Mendoza of Dallas has been tapped as the party's vice presidential candidate this year with Stewart Alexander of Los Angeles at the top of the ticket...."

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Socialist Party Derides Rick Perry 'Fairy Tale' Of Obama As Socialist

10 January 2012

By: Arthur Delaney
Huffington Post

The Socialist Party USA is more than a little skeptical of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's claim Sunday that President Barack Obama belongs in their ranks..... The Socialist Party's presidential ticket consists of perennial candidate Stewart Alexander and former Marine Alex Mendoza...."

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Peace & Freedom Party Primary Ballot to List Four Candidates

10 January 2012

By: Richard Winger
Ballot Access News

"The Peace & Freedom Party of California is entitled to its own presidential primary in 2012. That ballot will include four candidates: (1) Stewart Alexander; (2) Rocky Anderson; (3) Peta Lindsay; (4) Stephen Durham. Alexander is already the Socialist Party nominee; Rocky Anderson will probably be the Justice Party nominee; Peta Lindsay is the nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation; and Stephen Durham is the nominee of the Freedom Socialist Party...."

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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Who would I vote for?

05 January 2012

By: Devin Wallace
Albany Times Union (NY)

"I refuse to vote for a lesser of two evils. Evil is evil and no compromise should be made to let it remain.... Depending on ballot rules, I might toss my vote to Stewart Alexander.... It would make as much of a difference to national politics if I gave my vote to Corporate Pawn One or Corporate Pawn Two...."

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Glenn Greenwald, Robert Scheer shill for arch-reactionary Ron Paul

04 January 2012

By: Bill Weinberg
World War 4 Report

"There is a case to be made for a tactical vote for Obama to fend off the truly fascistic scenarios represented by a President Gingrich, Perry, Bachmann or Paul—even while vigorously opposing him on the Web and in the streets. There is also a good case that giving the Democrats a blank check will not halt the fascistic trajectory, and is counter-productive. If you feel swayed by the latter case—please, work for the Socialist Party candidate Stewart Alexander. Or join the anarcho-abstentionists and work to expose the entire political process as the sordid farce that it is...."

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Menendez Feeds Military and Strips Civil Rights with the NDAA

A Statement by Greg Pason, Socialist Party Candidate for United States Senate (New Jersey)

04 January 2012

If New Jersey needed any further illustration of the dead-end of Democratic Party politics it was recently provided by Senator Robert Menendez and President Barack Obama. Menendez and Obama teamed up to support the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a military bill stuffed fat with billions of dollars and provisions that further eliminate our civil liberties. As a Socialist, I protest this bill. But this year I’m doing more than just protesting. I am running as the Socialist Party USA candidate for Senate to unseat Menendez and my fellow Socialist, Stewart Alexander, is taking on Obama for the presidency...

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