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Free & Equal Elections Foundation Announces Numerous New Sponsors Promoting the "3rd Party" 2012 Presidential Debate

Free & Equal Calls for More Sponsors Across the Political Spectrum - 2012 Presidential Debate to be Broadcast Worldwide Online and via Satellite

Free and Equal Elections Foundation today announced numerous media and grassroots organizations that have signed on as sponsors for the 2012 Presidential debate.

Hosted by Free and Equal, the debate will take place at the University Club of Chicago on October 23.

Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson, Green Party candidate Jill Stein, Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode, and Justice Party candidate Rocky Anderson have all confirmed their participation in the debate.

This debate is the only 2012 Presidential Debate featuring four candidates. The top six candidates were invited to participate. Democratic Party candidate and incumbent Barack Obama and Republican Party candidate Mitt Romney are welcome to participate in this historic debate. The moderator will be announced shortly.

The Commission on Presidential Debates sponsors all mainstream presidential debates and executes debate contracts drafted by the Republican and Democratic campaigns. Debate contracts contain secretive provisions that sanitize debates, disregard viable third-party and independent candidates, and prohibit participation in other independent debates.

“The Commission’s secret debate contracts with the top two parties marginalizes voters by not permitting them to hear ideas and opinions from other viable third-party and independent candidates that are on the ballot,” stated Christina Tobin, founder and chair of Free and Equal. “It’s the same conduct we see every presidential election season. It’s also why we are eager to obtain more sponsors across the political spectrum, so more people across the country and the world can be reached and learn fresh ideas outside the two-party duopoly.”

Free and Equal’s 2012 Presidential Debate sponsors span the political spectrum and the globe of grassroots organizations and media who are uniting to solve our nation’s problems. Current sponsors include Link TV, The Josh Tolley Show, Ballot Access News, Come Home America, Owl Creek Gazette, Free Talk Live, Securing Liberty Radio, 1787 Network, Voice of Russia, Freedom’s Phoenix,Muslims for Liberty, National Constitution Party, The Justice Party, Blue Republicans, Restore the Republic, Re-Tea Party, Free the Vote NC, We the People, Grassroots for Liberty, New Progressive Alliance, Libertarian Party of Illinois, Liberty Candidates, Liberty Avengers, Liberty Chat, Cook County Green Party, Marin Libertarian Party, Rockford Tea Party, Dangerous Conversation, Wide Awake News, and Liberty Hour.
“We are actively seeking more sponsors who are willing to promote the debate in return,” stated Tobin. “Questions will include foreign policy, the economy, civil rights, and other critical policy issues that affect not only Americans, but the rest of the world as well.”

The debate will be broadcast via satellite and online at http://freeandequal.org/live and Link TV. Several additional live feeds will be announced shortly as Free & Equal finalizes its media sponsors.




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Al

Jazeera

Confirmed!

Who's next?!

:)

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We added

The Drudge REtort (yeah, not the Drudge Report, but they still get serious traffic) and ORA TV already today as sponsors!

Back to work I go!

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A well known Navy Seal

Is on the way to help!:) Breaking the Debate Commissions power of media domination This year will make Ventura 2016 that much easier!!!

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The Commission on Presidential Debates

...usually has the two mainstream candidates sign contracts disallowing them to debate elsewhere. Nothing like using a constitutionally protected legal contract to stifle public discourse and debate. People should not vote for these two clowns merely for being complicit to this sham of a 'debate schedule'.

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Cenk Uygur knows about it now! I'm hopeful that

The Young Turks will cover it...and Al Jazeera called both myself and Christina Tobin last night, sounding like a Very good possibility they will cover it!

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Now, when you say

satellite, do you mean it is going to be on the tele, or just the net? I don't mind watching it on the net, but millions of voters and lots of old timers have not adapted to change (the internet) and a lot have no clue as to how one even turns on a computer. Millions still get all their news from the tele. How much would it cost to fund a debate that will be broadcast over the televisions?

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

DUH!!

LinkTV is on the tele.lol I did not know that. Now, if I did not know that, many more must not as well. We need mass advertising.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

You got that right Freedom:)

We do need mass advertising, and that's why we're asking for sponsors...good news is we're getting them, and it doesn't look like Link TV will be the only channel to carry the debate on the ole tele!!!! When things get set in stone I'll let the Daily Paul world know....speaking of sponsors...Daily Paul?! :)

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Yeah!

Now that is a debate I will watch! And I could care less if the "other two" show up.

Me too!

i think I'm even going to Chicago for it!

Another former republican has joined the libertarian party.

Great idea!

Great idea!

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bump for optimism

.

+ 1

and victory on Nov. 6th.

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Big bump

Thank you Zak.

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And thank you Tom!

I think it's possible that if we get this carried on a much wider swath of channels than Link TV and the online platforms that have signed on already - this could really shake things up and lay waste to the liberty squashing debate commission...

Like Gary Johnson? Help promote this debate! Like Jesse Ventura 2016? Help promote this debate! Like liberty? Help promote this debate!

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Agreed

Thank you so much for all your wonderful work Zak.
Thing is if GJ gets 5% or more the LP will get 95 million dollars for the 2016 campaign and a major party status than Liberty candidate could easily win the race.

GJ is already polling at 10.6% in Ohio for example -- this race is winnable he just needs to go viral.
I do all I can on twitter and on my site:
http://www.libertypoet.com/garyjohnson/index.html

Peace brother!

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I'm Really excited today Tom!

I spoke with Tyrel Ventura earlier today, he and his dad are all in help!!!!

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