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Unless We Want Future Liberty Candidates Forced to Work Under the GOP, We HAVE to Break the 2 Party Lock on Debates. Here's How:

First off I certainly agree with the strategy of calling polling companies and getting them to include 3rd party candidates in the polls. Currently, that is the single piece of criteria that excludes 3rd party candidates from debates (because their names are frequently not even listed as choices!). That said, polling companies DONT control the criteria for who is allowed to debate. That power rests solely with the Commission on Presidential Debates. We HAVE to keep the pressure directly on the decision maker - Executive Director Janet H Brown. Janet has been at the head of this organization suppressing 3rd party voices from the American people for over 25 years. We HAVE to make this campaign personal to get results.

My personal recommendation would be to push the question - why is the criteria for who can debate NOT getting on enough ballots to be able to mathematically win the election? Ie why have the 15% polling criteria in the first place? In this election there are 4 candidates who have met the "enough states ballots to win" criteria. I cant really fathom any legitimate argument for why criteria should be anything else. Here are contact details, please help me keep the pressure on every day until these debates are held:

Janet H. Brown, Executive Director Commission on Presidential Debates
Phone - 202.872.1020 (pulled from IRS 990 filing, not on website)
Email - JB@debates.org
Address - 1200 New Hampshire Ave NW#445, Washington DC, 20036-6802

Here is a quick video I made w/ more info. Thanks everyone!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laUXJg9ViNg




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Sound Idea and Resonable Strategy

This is a sound idea with a reason able strategy. We need the League of Women Voters back in charge of running the United States General election Presidential debates. In the mean while, altering or lowering the criteria to 5% or even to least on the ballot in enough states to qualify to win. In this specfic case, the number 270 electoral votes would be required. Understanbly, Gary Johnson sits at 4-5% in nationwide polls and stalling.

THANK YOU WILL!

The first line of their mission statement reads: "The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) was established in 1987 to ensure that debates, as a permanent part of every general election, provide the best possible information to viewers and listeners." Clearly without hearing from ALL candidates this is not happening. If they dont hear directly from the American people that this goal is not being met, why would they do anything different?

When Ron Paul ended his run back in 2008 he held a big press conference to make an "important announcement". That announcement was used to highlight this very issue. We talk a lot as a community about where we go from here, I firmly believe we have to make this OUR fight. We have to make this well known. Every single person I have personally told about this a) didnt know and b) was outraged when they learned a private group controls this. Will you guys help me?

Our forefathers fought for freedom on the battlefield. Our generation will fight for freedom by educating the electorate. I rant on the web. I am a Virtual Soldier.

No one?

Come on guys, this is super important. Take a break from discussing Builderberg and Jack Hunter and do something that matters today :) :)

Our forefathers fought for freedom on the battlefield. Our generation will fight for freedom by educating the electorate. I rant on the web. I am a Virtual Soldier.

One last bump for this

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Our forefathers fought for freedom on the battlefield. Our generation will fight for freedom by educating the electorate. I rant on the web. I am a Virtual Soldier.