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.

Barr Calls for Commission on Wasteful Government

In a statement released by the Barr 2008 presidential campaign, Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr called for a new commission to address wasteful government.

McCain, Obama Use Millions of Taxpayer Dollars for Self-Promotion

“My party has already held its convention without a single taxpayer dollar in its support,” notes Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee. But the Republican and Democratic conventions live on federal subsidies. Each party is receiving $16 million for operating expenses and another $50 million for security.  But even this might not be enough in the view of some people.  Colorado officials are talking about trying to pry some additional money from the feds.