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  America First Party (2002) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The America First Party is a conservative political party in the United States.
The America First party opposed the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq, which they saw it as an act of imperialism by the United States and an unconstitutional war.
On 30 March 2004, America First Party candidate Jeffrey W.T. Buck was elected to the Representative Town Meeting Assembly of Framingham, Massachusetts representing the 13th Precinct; thus becoming the party's first elected official.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/America_First_Party_(2002)   (624 words)

 America First Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The America First Committee had its share of prominent businessmen as well as the sympathies of political figures like Senator Burton K. Wheeler, Senator Gerald P. Nye, and Socialist Party leader Norman Thomas, with its most prominent spokesman being Charles A. Lindbergh.
Thanks to America First, no nation sufferred less in the world's worst war."[1] For this reason the movement is still an icon to paleoconservatives, paleolibertarians, and other staunch anti-Communists as well as Americans who wish to return to a foreign policy of non-intervention.
Philip Roth's controversial novel The Plot Against America (2004) is based on an alternative history developed by Roth, in which America First's ideology prevailed in the early 1940s and a Lindbergh presidency saw the growth of Anti-Semitism in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/America_First   (1792 words)

 America First Party
The America First Party must actively work to impeach any politician who would deny the Second amendment since he is not upholding his oath "…to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States," and would allow the tyranny of government to prevail.
The America First Party unequivocally supports the return of all God-given rights for every family to decide how to discipline their children, what their children are allowed to do, and with whom their children are allowed to associate.
The America First Party takes a strong stand against the rise of state police powers and laws that allow for the people to be penalized in fines and property seizures without due process of law.
www.americafirstparty.org /docs/platform.shtml   (10442 words)

 America First Party (1944) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its leader, Gerald L. Smith, was the party's presidential candidate in the 1944 U.S. Presidential Election.
This America First Party was renamed the Christian Nationalist Crusade in 1947.
Note: this party is not related to a second America First Party that was formed in 2002.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/America_First_Party_(1940)   (343 words)

 American Free Press News September 2002
The America first Party adopted a platform at its founding convention that says that the Constitution prevails and not the whims of judges and the government.
America first is "opposed to all so-called ‘hate laws'" or "thought" crimes and calls for the restoration of states's rights.
America is the most moral nation on Earth, hounded on moral principles, and we must apply moral principles when deciding to use military force.
www.denverspiritualcommunity.org /AmericanFreePress/AFPNewsSep02.htm   (15685 words)

 America First Party
The America First Party calls for an end to all foreign aid to all participants in the Arab-Israeli conflict and all nations everywhere.
The America First Party held its National Convention in Cincinnati on Saturday, June 3, 2006.
As a prelude, the National Committee, which is the party's supreme governing body, recognized the America First Party of Michigan as its official affiliated state party...
www.americafirstparty.org   (743 words)

 Ballot Access News -- September 1, 2002
This is the first post-Buckley precedent on whether non-residents of a city may circulate city initiatives (the 1999 U.S. Supreme Court Buckley decision had said that petitioning is protected by the First Amendment).
The first one was in Idaho, in a case that is being appealed to the 9th circuit, Idaho Coalition for Bears v Cenarussa.
It is possible that, eventually, the 2nd circuit will rule that political parties have a First Amendment right of association to decide for themselves, what the ballot access requirements should be in their primaries.
www.ballot-access.org /2002/0901.html   (3158 words)

 The Fifty-first State?
Corazón Aquino illustrates the first possibility: as the widow of a political rival whom Ferdinand Marcos had ordered killed, she was the ideal successor to Marcos in the Philippines (despite her later troubles in office).
America's longest experience as an occupier was in the Philippines, which the United States controlled formally or informally for most of a century.
First, the threat of sabotage, which would become greater to the extent that Iraq's oil industry was seen in the Arab world more as a convenience for Western consumers than as a source of wealth for Iraq.
www.theatlantic.com /issues/2002/11/fallows.htm   (8994 words)

 American Free Press News June, 2002
In Republican and Democratic Party primaries in New Hampshire and Alabama, the Israelis and their powerful and well-financed American lobby are meddling in America's domestic politics.
The late Andrew St. George was the first journalist to expose the existence of Nesher.
First, it suggested a 10-cent tax on oil at the barrel head, meaning citizens would pay a direct tax to the UN when gassing up their cars or using oil in any way.
www.denverspiritualcommunity.org /AmericanFreePress/AFPNewsJun02.htm   (11221 words)

 America’s First Anti-Globalization Protest: The Boston Tea Party : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
And when it came to the Boston Tea Party, Forbes notes, “No one invited George Robert Twelvetrees Hewes, but no one could have kept him home.” She quotes him as to the size of the raiding party, noting “Hewes says there were one hundred to a hundred and fifty ‘indians’” that night.
When I first appeared in the street after being thus disguised, I fell in with many who were dressed, equipped and painted as I was, and who fell in with me and marched in order to the place of our destination.
In response to the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament immediately passed the Boston Port Act stating that the port of Boston would be closed until the citizens of Boston reimbursed the East India Company for the tea they’d destroyed.
sf.indymedia.org /print.php?id=1553631   (4435 words)

 Ballot Access News -- July 1, 2002
To rebut this probable criticism, she should have showed that minor parties were still strong in the period 1912-1926 (primaries started in 1909-1913 in most states).
The Green Party testified against it; the Libertarian Party testified in favor on condition that the bill be amended to let parties choose convention or primary.
The America First Party, organized recently by Buchanan supporters who left the Reform Party, doesn't have any statewide candidates this year, but it has already placed a candidate for the U.S. House on the ballot in New Jersey, and for state legislature in Tennessee and Iowa.
www.ballot-access.org /2002/0701.html   (4031 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Betrayed By His Party by Barbara Kay
Senator Miller recently announced that, having first voted for Adlai Stevenson in 1952 and Democrat in twelve cycles since, he cannot “entrust” the party to any of the current nine candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, and instead will be voting for Bush in the 2004 election.
He believes the Democratic party is at a crossroads similar to that of the Whigs in the 1850s, who disintegrated because of their stubborn partisanship in a time of national crisis.
The 2002 midterm made clear that what seemed like a lucky win for Bush in 2000 was rather a trend marker confirming that the Republican wave of 1994 was indeed an incoming tide, and we are presently witnessing the Democratic Party’s “fading birthright” slip into its denouement.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=11040   (2080 words)

 America First Party Purges 'Extremists' - OD Board
Buchanan's core followers defected from the Reform Party in 2002 to form the AFP, and remain essentially at the helm of the Party.
A look at the America First Party of Mississippi website is rather indicative of the great shift that has overtaken the America First Party.
No conservative party can afford to exclude pro-choice individuals, individuals who favored war with Iraq, or individuals who want foreign markets open to US goods even if that means we must have some openness to their goods.
www.originaldissent.com /forums/showthread.php?t=8714   (4589 words)

 Politics1 - Guide to American Political Parties
Allies of the hardcore faction firmly held control of the party from the late-1980s until the moderates seized control at the 2006 national convention and gutted the party's original platform.
The party ran nuclear physicist John Hagelin as the NLP Presidential nominee in 1992 (ballot status in 32 stares - 39,000 votes - 0.04%), 1996 (ballot status in 44 states - 7th place - 110,000 votes - 0.1%) and 2000 (ballot status in 39 stares - 7th place - 83,000 votes - 0.08%).
First, some history: after running as an Independent in 1992, billionaire Texas businessman Ross Perot founded the Reform Party in 1995 as his vehicle for converting his independent movement into a permanent political party.
www.politics1.com /parties.htm   (9359 words)

 NOW with Bill Moyers. Commentary - Bill Moyers on Election 2002 | PBS
With the exception of Joseph McCarthy and his vicious ilk, they were a reasonable lot, presided over by that giant war hero, Dwight Eisenhower, who was conservative by temperament and moderate in the use of power.
And for the first time in the memory of anyone alive, the entire federal government — the Congress, the Executive, the Judiciary — is united behind a right-wing agenda for which George W. Bush believes he now has a mandate.
And came up with the big prize — monopoly control of the American government, and the power of the state to turn their ideology into the law of the land.
www.pbs.org /now/commentary/moyers15.html   (387 words)

 Party America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
To assist the America First Party of Mississippi:...
The C.F.P.A. is the first Falangist Party in America and is dedicated to fighting the "Forces of Darkness" which seeks to destroy Western Christian Civilization.
Socialist Labor Party of America, Karl Marx, Daniel DeLeon, Daniel De...This is the official Web site of the Socialist Labor Party of America, the original political party.....party's New York Labor News publishing arm, as well as online access to some of its..
www.patriotpolicy.com /party-america.html   (243 words)

 Third Party Watch » Blog Archive » Aiming Lower… and Winning! (Sorta.)
In 2002, the party ran nine candidates for office in seven different states.
On the same note, this trick isn’t all that new… other third parties (*cough* Libertarians *cough) are known to attempt to beef up their number of elected officials in the same way.
If the party has not ‘elected’ track-record from which to work off of, then they only way the can compete in larger elections is through a huge amount of money to “buy into” the election process by getting air time.
thirdpartywatch.com /?p=74   (529 words)

The domestic character in the America First movement, is largely unsung because the shapers of the political culture have gone to great lengths to dispel the meaning of individual sovereignty.
America First is the sensible and honest alternative to the continuous failures of the last century.
Populism is the political answer, American First is the correct policy, and Liberty is its eternal reward.
batr.org /americafirst.html   (2212 words)

 America First Committee
The America First Committee (AFC) was organized in July 1940 to oppose America's potential intervention in World War II.
Many leading right-wing members of the committee vowed to continue fighting for the principles of the America First Committee, and revived the America First Party during the war, but most members vowed to fully support the war effort.
It had over 8America First Committee Overview America First Committee, founded in September 1940, was the most powerful isolationist group in America before the United States entered World War II.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1643.html   (684 words)

 Democrats.senate.gov - Senator Harry Reid, Democratic Leader
Five years after September 11th, America is still not as safe as we could and should be.
On August 24, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., launched a National Preparedness Petition, which asks key government leaders for a new national commitment to improve preparedness and home town protection so that the nation is fully equipped for future natural disasters and terrorist attacks.
The first vote of the week is expected to occur sometime later on Tuesday afternoon.
democrats.senate.gov   (676 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Party: Make defense
of borders priority
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Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress and the White House have failed to learn the lessons of Sept. 11 and instead are intent on adopting policies that will do nothing to enhance the nation's security, especially on the borders, say officials with the America First Party.
Specifically, Charles said party members have "expressed grave concern" over aspects of legislation currently being debated in Congress that would create a Cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security.
The bill allows "terrorists to waltz right through the front door of America" and "leaves our nation dangerously exposed" for several years, he said, adding that the full implementation of the reforms is not required until fiscal year 2005.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/printer-friendly.asp?ARTICLE_ID=28914   (517 words)

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National party treasurer Dan Charles says members were angry over the decision by the national chairman to suspend the business of the national committee last month in a dispute over leadership.
Tennessee is one of the states whose leaders are leaving to form a new organization called the America First Party.
Tennessee Reform Party chairman John Fey says he had hoped the party "would've been reformed" at its national convention last July in Nashville.
www.wbir.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=6919   (137 words)

 Reform Party of Mississippi - Governor's race 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
If history is any indication, the Reform Party's Shawn O'Hara, the Green Party's Sherman Lee Dillon and the Constitution Party's John Thomas Cripps have a hard row to hoe.
On the other end of the political spectrum is Dillon, 52, of Jackson, a musician and stay-at-home father and grandfather who leads a folksy-bluesy Family von Trapp style band.
He recently was chosen national chairman of the Reform Party.
www.mississippiwebsite.com /reformparty.htm   (662 words)

 Propaganda Critic: Examples > America First Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Pledging to fight "for Faith, Freedom and the Constitution to put America First," the party was formed in April 2002.
Boulder, CO — At the fourth meeting of the America First National Committee, held by teleconference on June 26, 2002, the following resolution was authorized unanimously by its members:
That we hereby denounce the members of the United States Senate, hypocrites, cowards, Republicans, and Democrats all, who have replaced the performance of what is now their required and sacred Constitutional duty with meaningless condemnations of the men they themselves put on the federal bench; and,
www.propagandacritic.com /articles/examples.americafirst.html   (340 words)

 America First Party Resolutions on James A. Traficant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Therefore, be it resolved that it is the sentiment of the Founding Convention of the America First Party that
A political party inviting a bribery felon in prison into its camp shows the merits of that party.
The Democratic Party (and public opinion polls) were with Clinton the entire time and would not have suddenly changed if the trial lasted a few days/weeks/months longer.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/731800/posts   (3032 words)

 Homeland Security: Bad Name, Bad Bill
Boulder, CO - The America First Party denounces in the strongest possible terms the so-called Homeland Security Bill that President Bush signed into law today.
The Party has deep concerns about this bill.
By decimating the wall between intelligence services and domestic law enforcement, combined with the ability to turn the Total Information Awareness program on the American people with the flip of a switch, this bill turns every citizen into a suspect.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/795866/posts   (677 words)

 Political Parties-2002
The Democratic and Republican parties dominate American politics and are organized at the national, state, and local level level.
....The Libertarian Party held its 2002 National Convention in Indianapolis on July 3-7; the Green Party held its 2002 Midterm Convention (report) in Philadelphia on July 18-21; and the America First Party held its Founding National Convention in Orlando, Florida on August 8-10.
Currently, five third parties are working to build a national presence and are running candidates in various states: Greens, Libertarian Party, Natural Law Party, Reform Party, and Constitution Party (formerly U.S. Taxpayers Party).
www.gwu.edu /~action/2004/parties02.html   (389 words)

 America First Party of Mississippi Web Site!
The State Convention recently adopted a new State Party Platform that supplements the national AFP platform
The State Executive Committee has called the party members to convention on Saturday, May 13, 2006.
If you are tired of the non-leadership provided by the Republican and Democrat Parties, perhaps the truth has finally dawned on you: They're both bought and paid for!
mississippi.americafirstparty.org   (179 words)

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