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Oct. 1, 2010

Rick Vandeven -- Libertarian Party Candidate for US House 8th District Missouri, Wins Endorsement from the Boston Tea Party

CHAFFEE, MO -- The campaign to elect Rick Vandeven, the Libertarian Party candidate for MO 8th Representative, is pleased to announce an endorsement by the Boston Tea Party National Convention.

The BTP has endorsed only 88 candidates for public office nationwide. The candidates had to agree to the rigorous BTP platform in order to be endorsed.

"It is an honor to be endorsed by the BTP, and to have my name included alongside some of the most passionate freedom fighters in the country. I am very proud", Vandeven commented after receiving the endorsement.

In October 2008, the Boston Tea Party National Convention adopted the four point program of the Campaign for Liberty. The program called for an end to overseas occupation, a restoration of privacy and other liberties, no increase in the national debt, and a thorough review of the Federal Reserve. During the 2010 convention the Party adopted a new program to End the Wars of Aggression, End the Fed, End the War on Drugs, End the Abuses of Liberty, and End the Immigration Fiasco.

The BTP was founded in 2006 with a one sentence platform, "The BTP supports reducing the size, scope and power of government at all levels and on all issues, and opposes increasing the size, scope and power of government at any level, for any purpose."

Find out more about Rick Vandeven at http://www.WarRefund.com/

On Facebook - "Vandeven For Congress -- MO 8th" at Facebook


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You got my and my families vote. Come on Tea Party:

-- Posted by Loophole on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 8:08 AM

Where is the endorsement from Gen. George Washington and the Continental Congress? I heard Ben Franklin refused to support Vandeven.

-- Posted by Mr Goodtime on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 8:39 AM

WASHINGTON D.C.

WE the following do endorse Rick Vandeven:::

Continental Congress

Gen George Washington

Esquire Ben Franklin

-- Posted by Ben Franklin on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 11:24 AM

Holy crap. Ben Franklin comments on the SE Missourian. I want Mr. Franklin to know my mother-in-law is a huge fan of bifocals. While that is an impressive lists of endorsements, Vandeven is not endorsed by God, Jesus Christ, the apostles, Mary, Joseph, Abraham, Moses, King David and Goliath (FYI those two arent on speaking terms), Moses, and Noah. If Vandeven can secure those without getting struck by lightning, I might consider looking at the third party section of my ballot.

-- Posted by Mr Goodtime on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 1:06 PM

Original Boston Tea Party = Awesome

New Boston Tea Party = Lame

Question: Do the new Boston Tea Party guys dress up like Indians like the old guys?

-- Posted by Mr Goodtime on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 4:46 PM

Rick--you've got my vote!

-- Posted by Rocket_Surgeon on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 7:19 PM

As a disgruntle Republican I would vote for a strong Tea Party person that believes in the Constitution of this great land But after seeing and reading Mr. Vadeven web page and blog I will have to retract my pledge to vote for him. First, were can he fine in the Constitution the right for representative to give to every man women and child 3.335 dollar of the tax payers money, Money that we do not have and will have to borrow. It also appears that he has a nasty mouth. Its strange that a person running for public office would use such language to explain a point. This language would embarrass Barney Frank. For this reason I could not vote for this person

-- Posted by Loophole on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 7:27 PM

So the Boston Tea Party Party is a libertarian party organization formed in Oregon?

"The party was founded in response to the Libertarian Party eliminating most of its platform's substance at its Oregon convention in 2006."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Tea_...

-- Posted by everest on Sun, Oct 3, 2010, at 8:43 PM

"The program called for an end to overseas occupation, a restoration of privacy and other liberties, no increase in the national debt, and a thorough review of the Federal Reserve. During the 2010 convention the Party adopted a new program to End the Wars of Aggression, End the Fed, End the War on Drugs, End the Abuses of Liberty, and End the Immigration Fiasco".

Let's here form those of you who disagree with this ideology. Frankly, I cannot disagree with any of it and don't consider myself a Tea party supporter. I will however vote LIBERTARIAN and for RICK!

-- Posted by GREYWOLF on Mon, Oct 4, 2010, at 3:27 PM

This should help the ignorant and uninformed to realize that the Tea Party Movement is NOT an extension of the GOP, a common misunderstanding promoted by the liberal media.

Boston Tea Party is probably the oldest of the various loose organiztions of the movement. See http://www.freedomrally12-16.org/ The organization was started in '07, while other Tea party groups such as TEA Party Express and Tea Party Patriots were started after the 2008 election. Other third parties who have candidates endorsed by the Tea Party Movement include Constitution Party, American Party, America First, and Independent American. Tea Party Express and Tea Party Patriots endorse more GOP than Demo candidates.

Proud to be a Tea Party Patriot,

Richard D Swift

-- Posted by swift on Mon, Oct 4, 2010, at 4:20 PM

I am confused. How is it possible to give every man women and child in the US 3.335 dollars and not increass the national debt. I too am a libertarians and believe that the government doed not have the athority to just give the tax payers money away. See Ricks. http://www.WarRefund.com/

This is not the Tea Party platform.

-- Posted by Loophole on Mon, Oct 4, 2010, at 6:03 PM


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