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Now this may change my vote..............

Posted by on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:40 PM
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Well, she does have some good points!

Roseanne Barr among presidential candidates on Florida ballot

Reuters - Thu, Oct 11, 2012
  • Actress and reality show personality Roseanne Barr from the television show "Roseanne's Nuts" addresses the media during the Lifetime channel portion of the Press Tour for the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills, California, July 27, 2011. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas
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MIAMI (Reuters) - Comedian and 1990s sitcom star Roseanne Barr will be among a dozen presidential candidates on the ballot in Florida in the November 6 election, thanks to ballot access rules that are among the most liberal in the nation.

Barr's California-based Peace and Freedom Party and a number of other small political organizations are running candidates against Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the swing state.

Gary Johnson, a former Republican governor of New Mexico who is running for the Libertarian Party, is considered the main third party contender on the ballot, but the Socialist Party and lesser-known Objectivist Party, which promotes the laissez-faire capitalist beliefs of philosopher Ayn Rand, are also fielding candidates.

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Only Colorado, with a total of 16 presidential candidates, boasts a wider offering than the dozen on the ballot in Florida, according to Ballot Access News.

The Peace and Freedom Party has a platform calling for the legalization of marijuana and same-sex marriage and Barr's running mate is Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war activist who grabbed national attention by staging a long-running protest outside of former President George W. Bush's Texas ranch.

The Emmy Award-winning Barr, who turns 60 next month, announced her presidential candidacy in August 2011 after losing the race for the Green Party's presidential nomination.

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In a statement on her website, Barr says "the bankers and the (U.S.) Federal Reserve need to be brought down" to help mend the ailing U.S. economy.

"They have stolen our money, our future and the American Dream and continue to enslave us with a broken monetary system," the statement says.

"We definitely do not have any serious choices in this election besides me," Barr says in a videotaped speech on her website.

Florida decided the outcome of the 2000 presidential election in which George W. Bush beat Democrat Al Gore by just over 500 votes after a legal battle over the state's results that went to the Supreme Court. Some Democrats blame Green Party candidate Ralph Nader, who received more than 97,000 votes in Florida, for costing Gore the election.

by on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:40 PM
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romalove
by Roma on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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Does she say which of her personalities is the one running?
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sneffy014
by Bronze Member on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:44 PM


Quoting romalove:

Does she say which of her personalities is the one running?

LOL! I'm not sure, I guess the "political" one :)

eema.gray
by on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:44 PM

While her statements make some excellent points, I simply cannot shake the craziness of her behavior a decade or so ago.  :-(

sneffy014
by Bronze Member on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:49 PM


Quoting eema.gray:

While her statements make some excellent points, I simply cannot shake the craziness of her behavior a decade or so ago.  :-(


I completely agree! But I live in Florida so this made me chuckle when I saw it. At least I have options :)

gludwig2000
by Gina on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:49 PM

 Interesting and I wonder how many votes she will get,lol.

kailu1835
by Ruby Member on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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So yeah, she's nuts.

sneffy014
by Bronze Member on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:53 PM


Quoting gludwig2000:

 Interesting and I wonder how many votes she will get,lol.


I am sure she will get at least 1.........herself.

Luv.My.Kidz
by on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:54 PM

I could NEVER take her serious..... I'm all for Gary Johnson though.

sneffy014
by Bronze Member on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:55 PM


Quoting Luv.My.Kidz:

I could NEVER take her serious..... I'm all for Gary Johnson though.

I agree. But she would certainly liven up the White House!

Whaaaaaa....O.o
by on Oct. 12, 2012 at 4:57 PM

oohh!!! off to find snoop dog's list of why he isn't going to vote romney.  lol and why he is voting Obama.  It is mind blowingly enlightening.

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