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Live from the Third Party Debate - "The r3volution and an Independe...
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Publish-date-icon October 30, 2012
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This election is not just a choice between Republican or Democrat. If it seems that way, it's just because other candidates are not being heard.

Ian Timberlake wrote "Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and vice presidential candidate Cheri Honkala were arrested Oct. 16, the night of the second presidential debate.

Complying peacefully, they were charged with disorderly conduct after they were refused entry into Hofstra University, the location of the debate

Stein and Honkala are the predominate Green Party candidates who show up on 85 percent of the nation’s ballot, including Iowa...."

Debate Co-moderator Larry King, said "“I think they deserve a voice,” (quoted here) "King said of the third-party candidates.“It’s obvious they’re not going to win, but in the Constitution it never says there’s a Democrat or a Republican Party. It never mntions a two-party system. We’ve had Federalist presidents, Whig presidents. … We’ve always had independent candidates. They deserve a voice and they haven’t had a voice in this campaign at all.”

Join OccupyInterview's pre-debate coverage with King's co-moderatorChristina Tobin of freeandequal.org president and chief executive officer of Free and Equal, Inc. and Zak Carter, Communications Manger.

Due to Hurricane Sandy, "...Free and Equal Elections Foundation today announced the date of the second open-party Presidential debate has changed to November 5. The debate will feature Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein, a line-up decided by voters last week after the first debate between Johnson, Stein, Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode, and Justice Party candidate Rocky Anderson.

The November 5 debate will be held from 9:00pm to 10:30pm Eastern Time at RT America’s state of the art studio and facility. RT America will open its studio and offer a live, neutral feed via satellite to interested media. The moderator will be announced next week."

Read more: Occupy the Vote: Live from the Third Party Debate - posted by TerryBain at Occupy America Social Network http://occupyamericasocialnetwork.com/blogs/36

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