McCain and Republican Party Try to Block Barr From Ballot

Bob Barr's presidential campaign has recently learned of an action by the McCain campaign and the Pennsylvania Republican Party to have Barr removed from the state's ballot, this despite McCain's promise in the 2000 election that he would, "never consider, ever consider, allowing a supporter of [his] to challenge [his opponent]'s right to be on the ballot in all 50 states.''

Barr Calls to Sell Off Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

“The American people cannot afford to keep bailing out big businesses, lenders, investment bankers, and brokers who made big mistakes,” says Bob Barr.“With bad financial news continuing to pile up, officials at the Treasury Department and the quasi-government companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are talking about a bail-out. We must turn these organizations into true private firms, with no special access to the Treasury,” insists Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee.

Latest Poll: Majority Want Libertarian Bob Barr Included in Presidential Debates

A recently released poll by Zogby International shows that a majority of American voters want Libertarian Party nominee Bob Barr included in the presidential debates.

Barr, currently polling at 6 percent nationally, would need to meet the thresholds established by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), a private corporation run by former chairs of the Republican and Democratic National Committees, and funded by many large corporations.

No Foreign Aid for Georgian War, Says Bob Barr

“The Bush administration is talking about pumping aid into the damaged Georgian economy, after that nation’s short war with Russia," says Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party candidate for president. "The conflict between Georgia and Russia was tragic, but it’s time officials in Washington stopped treating the Treasury Department like an ATM for the world. The deficit rose last month after Uncle Sam had to bail out several failed banks and the total federal deficit this year is going to run about $400 billion.  It’s time to say enough!”

Create Private Accounts for Social Security, Says Bob Barr

"The US is facing a financial tsunami as the Baby Boomers retire,” warns Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party candidate for president, on the 73rd anniversary of Social Security being signed into law.  “The total unfunded liability for Social Security and Medicare is more than $100 trillion—that is ten times the official national debt!  The longer we wait to act, the harder it will be to reform the system,” says Barr.