The debt deal is a good reason for voters to give up on the Democratic and Republican parties in 2012, say Green leaders at the party’s 2011 Annual National Meeting in Alfred, NY
• Video: Laura Wells, former Green candidate for the Governor of California, on the deficit fiasco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRfIcz6s-OY
• Press conferences, forums, and other events at the Green Party’s national meeting, broadcast and archived on the Green Party’s Livestream Channel http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus / More information on the meeting and Green Fest: http://nygreenfest.org
WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party candidates, officeholders, leaders, and state delegates meeting at the party’s 2011 Annual National Meeting in Alfred, New York, said that the Budget Control Act of 2011 should be the final straw for many voters, and encouraged Democrats and Republicans angry at their parties to vote Green in the 2012 election.
Greens attending the meeting called the budget deal a surrender by Democratic and Republican Party leaders to the most extreme elements of the GOP. Continue Reading