Saturday morning: After breakfast at the Midwest Diner, Debbie and I walked over to the massive Midwest Airline Center, where the Presidential Nominating Convention was to take place. I registered and got my delegate credential. The other members of our delegation were already there, including Art, who was working at the Solidarity table. Talk was […]

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Friday: After a sleepless night, I got up at the godawful hour of 4:00 AM, had breakfast with my parents, then drove to Union Station in Indianapolis. Xy took the car to Bloomington, and I waited for my train to Chicago. And waited. And waited. The train was supposed to leave at 6:00 AM, but […]

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Greens all around the country are gearing up for the national convention this week, myself included. My first-round vote is committed to Jonathan D. Farley, but it’s clear at this point that Farley does not have enough delegates to win the nomination. The choice seems to be narrowed to Cobb or Nader or no one. […]

Read More → Nader or Cobb?

I just read a quote in the San Jose Mercury News from Ben Manski, co-chair of the Green Party US, regarding the Green Party convention in Milwaukee next month: It will be the only convention this summer that actually means anything. It’s true. After all, Kerry and Bush have their nominations sewed up. But the […]

Read More → The Only One

It’s official. I’m a delegate to the Green Party National Convention in Milwaukee this summer. I will be one of nine delegates representing the Green Party of Louisiana, and I’m committed to supporting Dr. Jonathan D. Farley for president in the first round of voting.

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