Alternative Voice Needed in Final Debate

The presidential and vice-presidential "debates" are awful. The bloviating is excessive; the substance is minimal; and the moderating is bush league.

Virtually no one has been satisfied with the debates so far--except perhaps Barack Obama's campaign staff. The less substantive and contentious the debate is, and the less interesting the discussion--the better it is for the political front-runner, but not for the American people.

Time to Appoint Judges Dedicated to Constitutional Liberty

“The Supreme Court has begun another term, and it again possesses a full docket of critical cases,” observes Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party candidate for president. “Judicial appointments are one of the most important issues in choosing the next president, but we don’t need conservative or liberal justices.  Rather, we need justices committed to the Constitution, with its stringent limits on government power and strong protections for individual liberty,” Barr explains.

Bush Administration Hypes Danger to Justify Intervention

"The Bush administration once again misled Americans into believing extreme danger was imminent and extraordinary U.S.

Economic Chaos Increases After Congress Passes Bailout

Congress passed the $700 billion Wall Street bailout on Friday, supported by both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama. The U.S. stock market promptly dropped.

Barr Blasts House for Caving on Bailout Bill

“It didn’t take much to buy a House vote, only about $130 billion in so-called sweeteners,” says Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party candidate for president, referring to the 58 members of Congress who changed their vote from 'no' to 'yes' in support of the bailout bill.  “So now the House has joined the Senate in taking $700 billion-plus worth of Main Street’s money to bail-out Wall Street. Congress spent money it doesn’t have to get reluctant members to vote even more money that they don’t have."