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http://www.JimLendall.org Green Party Candidate for Governor of Arkansas.

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Re: “Friday night flights

Actually eLwood, I used chrome and then firefox with the same result. I don't use facebook to reach web sites. If a web site had a facebook page, facebook hijacked web access. The article explains. I avoid fb, I think of it as internet herpes.

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Posted by Jim Lendall on 02/08/2013 at 6:57 PM

Re: “Friday night flights

At the end of a long day, I usually "lurk" on the ArkTimes blog to catch up on the local news. Thursday night, when I tried to go to AT, I was redirected to a facebook error page. This was repeated around the country at thousands of sites.
http://www.infoworld.com/t/internet-privac…

Posted by Jim Lendall on 02/08/2013 at 6:30 PM

Re: “Declaration of an open line

Hackett,
Running against Womack in the 3rd District is Rebekah Kennedy

The Green Party candidates:
Dr. Jill Stein - President
Jacob Holloway - U.S. House District 1
Barbara Ward - U.S. House District 2
Rebekah Kennedy - U.S. House District 3
Joshua Drake - U.S. House District 4

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jim Lendall on 07/04/2012 at 11:36 PM

Re: “Little Rock cracks down on petitioners at Riverfest

The City Attorney and the LRPD legal advisor should inform the next shift of police covering Riverfest that the cops' actions are illegal, despite what their Chamber overlords say.

In fact, since Riverfest is supposed to be a civic event on public property, petitioners should be permitted within the event itself. What better way to celebrate our country's freedoms than the actual exercise of those freedoms?

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Posted by Jim Lendall on 05/25/2012 at 10:04 PM

Re: “Little Rock cracks down on petitioners at Riverfest

This points out a fundamental flaw in the political system. Yes, the citizens of the state can petition for a change, IF the change is condoned by the people already in control of government.

Though petitioning sites are legal, as clarified by numerous court decisions, those in power use intimidation to prevent the circulation of the petitions by threatening and actually arresting the petitioners. By the time the charges are dismissed, the opportunity to gather signatures has passed. In addition, the harassment can be extremely expensive for the petitioners - bail costs, lost time from work, vehicle tow fees. If the petitioners succeed in winning a suit for wrongful arrest, the cost is borne by the municipality, not the individuals conniving to prevent the petitioning.

Public thoroughfares outside of the gates of events - Riverfest, State Fair, sporting events - are exactly that - public. My usual response to the police attempting to prevent my petitioning efforts is: "that is not a lawful order."

Boycott Riverfest.

39 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jim Lendall on 05/25/2012 at 9:33 PM

Re: “Sweltering Sunday — Goober, Brokaw and Clinton

TimesFolks, you missed out on an opportunity to put all your AT Blog writings to constructive use. At its state nominating convention today, The Green Party of Arkansas nominated the following candidates for the November election.

Dr. Jill Stein, President of the United States, unanimous.

Jacob Holloway- U.S. House 1st District
Barbara Ward- U.S. House 2nd District
Rebekah Kennedy- U.S. House 3rd District
Joshua Drake- U.S. House 4th District

Fredrick Smith-Arkansas State Rep. District 50
Travis Mason- Arkansas State Rep., District 45

Alvin L. Clay- Mississippi County, J.P. District 6

Kade Holliday- Craighead County Clerk
Roger Watkins- Craighead County Constable District 5
David Bogan- Craighead County Constable District 1

Kari Barber-Bars- Garland County Tax Assessor

Mark J. Golen- Faulkner County, California Township Constable
Dalton Elliott- Faulkner County, Pine Mountain Constable
Michael Yoder- Faulkner County Justice of the Peace District 8

Don't worry, you'll have another chance to run as a Green in two years.

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Posted by Jim Lendall on 05/06/2012 at 7:03 PM

Re: “Thursday line

cbb, (I'm typing slowly) If you are that disappointed about your (lack of) representation, come on down Sunday and join in. We'll save you a chair at the candidates' table. You'll be among friends.

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Posted by Jim Lendall on 05/03/2012 at 6:50 PM

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