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Sat Dec 17, 2011, 02:05 AM

Rocky Anderson - is he for real ??

Is Rocky Anderson for real or did the Republican party put him up to running for president?

How did he do as mayor of Salt Lake?

Dave

http://www.democracynow.org/2011/12/13/ex_salt_lake_mayor_rocky_anderson

www.voterocky.org

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Reply Rocky Anderson - is he for real ?? (Original post)
Denver Dave Dec 2011 OP
boston bean Dec 2011 #1
Denver Dave Dec 2011 #2
tfsoccer Dec 2011 #3
UrbScotty Dec 2011 #4
JoePhilly Dec 2011 #5
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Response to Denver Dave (Original post)

Sat Dec 17, 2011, 11:03 AM

1. I believe so.

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Response to Denver Dave (Original post)

Sat Dec 17, 2011, 04:11 PM

2. Rocky Anderson - Wikipedia

Just found this article on Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Anderson

This sounds good also, at least a progressive track record.

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Response to Denver Dave (Original post)

Sat Dec 17, 2011, 11:06 PM

3. Should he run and drop out?

Will he take needed votes from Obama to defeat Republicans or will Obama take from him?

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Response to Denver Dave (Original post)

Sun Dec 18, 2011, 04:24 AM

4. It would be a surprise if he made waves. Nader, Buchanan, and Barr

didn't (besides Nader almost certainly costing Gore the election) - and they were more well-known than Anderson.

I don't see many people flocking to the little-known Anderson outside of Utah, which will be blood-red anyway.

Plus, the few progressives who are disappointed in Obama will likely still want to vote for him so as to block Romney, Gingrich, or whomever from getting into the White House.

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Response to Denver Dave (Original post)

Sun Dec 18, 2011, 10:23 AM

5. Here is a picture of him and the rest of the Justice League Party

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Response to Denver Dave (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2012, 06:24 PM

6. pros and cons...

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His policies are almost exactly the same as the shhh grn party. That's only the first thing I don't like about his campaign. The second thing is his, "I'm all of a sudden not a Democrat", gimmick. Third thing being the party name. Fourth, and most importantly the party is gaining attention at a presidential level, when we desperately need an overhaul of congress. Given Stein has a much more developed infrastructure, under a great new expanded GPUS platform. I don't understand why anyone would vote Anderson over Stein.

But again, congress being a more pressing issue, at least the Justice Party has a good candidate running for Senate (the grn party have plenty), Daniel Geery for Utah. If the Justice Party maintains the ability to inspire progressive individuals to run for congressional positions, then I'll most likely develop a desire to support this party more actively.

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