Macko Unleashed #17

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OCTOBER 31, AD 2010

 

                           SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

          www.mackoforliberty.com updated and much expanded!

 

My 2010 website, www.mackoforliberty.com, has been almost completely updated and very much expanded. It can be used after the election by state legislative candidates in Ohio and elsewhere. It is packed with much valuable information and also links to my 2008 website, www.mackoforcongress.com which is a very important resource for federal candidates.

 

It is with great sadness that I announce the sudden death of Stella Salamone, a dedicated patriot and defender of liberty who was only 44 years old. I was honored to know her and be interviewed by her several times at the Hessler Street Fair. On behalf of the Libertarian Party of Cuyahoga County, I extend my deepest sympathies to her husband, Mike, an equally dedicated patriot and defender of liberty. Here are more details. http://www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2010/10/29/stella-magee-longtime-wruw-dj-passed-away-this-week

 

Now Until November 2. Volunteers are still needed to distribute literature either by car or on foot. Email me or call me at 440-248-8620. This can be an educational, enjoyable and challenging activity. Think of it as fun.

Campaign signs are also available. I would like them back after the election.

                                 

 

 MORE ENDORSEMENTS, FAVORABLE COMMENTS AND RATINGS SINCE THE LAST ISSUE OF MACKO UNLEASHED.

 

ENDORSEMENTS

 

Here is a link to Carey Masci’s blog. http://careymasci.blogspot.com/ Carey is a Republican precinct committeeman in Wickliffe.

 

Thanks also to following for their endorsements:

 

Jerry Martin and the America First Party of Ohio for endorsing me, Ken Matesz and Charles Earl. See www.afpohio.com.

 

Virginia Brooks and the Reform Party of Ohio in their November 1 newsletter for endorsing me, Ken Matesz, Charlie Earl and L.Michael Howard.

 

The Ohio State Tea Party

 

The Ohio Gun PAC

 

Northeast Ohio Values Voters

http://www.neohiovaluesvoters.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/neohiovaluesvoters2010voterguide2.pdf

 

 

 

FAVORABLE COMMENTS

 

From the Chagrin Solon Sun, October 27 A Diverse field of candidates run for state’s 17th district. http://www.cleveland.com/chagrinsolonsun/index.ssf/2010/10/a_diverse_field_of_candidates.html

This gave readers fair, accurate coverage about me.

 

Here are more comments by or about me:

Project VoteSmart http://www.votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=110450

Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner’s website: http://www2.sos.state.oh.us/pls/jvgm/f?p=159:10:634953070911049::NO::F215_CAN_ID,P10_CALL_PAGE:28,27

Cleveland.com http://www.thevoterguide.org/v/cleveland/race-detail.do;jsessionid=F3FD3DA0D73F816F05FD141EB5D9F075?id=193047039

The People’s Constitution Coalition of Ohio http://www.pccoh.com/index.php?

RATINGS

 

Thanks to all those who have reported this election honestly, especially to those who endorsed me and other Libertarians.

 

The Abigail Adams Project http://www.abigailadamsproject.org/ohio_nov_2010_cuyahoga_state_17.pdf

 

Ohio Citizen Advocates for Chemical Dependency Prevention and Treatment  www.oca-ohio.org

 

MySchoolMyChoice www.MySchoolMyChoice.org.

 

Thanks to all those who have reported this election honestly, especially to those who endorsed me and other Libertarians.

 

 

 

 

 

                    

 

 

                               HOW I PLAN TO VOTE AND WHY

 

          Obviously, I think that you should vote Libertarian wherever you have the opportunity to do so, especially in the 17th State House District, where I am running. For a complete list and information about Libertarian candidates in Ohio see Project Vote Smart and the Secretary of State’s site, listed above, and in the Cleveland area http://www.cleveland.com/voterguide/

Here is information about our candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, Ken Matesz and Ann Leech, http://www.mateszforohio.com/ Dr. Marc Feldman http://www.feldmanforohio.com/ for attorney general, Matt Cantrell for state treasurer http://www.cantrellforohio.com/ Charlie Earl for secretary of state, http://www.earlforohio.com/ and Michael Howard for auditor http://www.howardforauditor.com/. They are the best candidates and will work consistently to restore our liberty.

In the 10th and 14th congressional districts, Libertarians Jeff Goggins  and John M. Jelenic http://www.johnjelenic.com/ are filling the Libertarian positions.

I also recommend Eric Deaton, the Constitution Party candidate for US Senate. http://www.deatonforsenate.com/   He takes an uncompromising stand to abolish Obamacare. It can’t be fixed. It needs to be destroyed. His Independent opponent, Dr. Michael Pryce, does not take as strong a position although he is also a very good man, too.

I met both of them several times on the campaign trail. Eric especially has campaigned hard throughout northern Ohio. Perhaps, next time one of them might run as a Libertarian.

I plan to vote for David Ellison, the Green Party candidate for Cuyahoga County Council Executive. Besides the two qualifications of not being a Republican or Democrat, he opposed the unvoted sales tax increase for the Medical Mart and continues to mention the possibility of repealing it, unlike any of his opponents.

The only Libertarian running for the County Council is Ryan T. McGilvray in the first district.

 

In the 17th US House district, Jim Graham, a good, principled Republican is running. Many patriots support him. However, his election would not send as strong a message to the Enemy as voting for Jim Traficant http://www.jimtraficantforcongress.com/. A vote for Jim Traficant would send the strongest possible message to the Enemy. It would be the equivalent of a finger in their eye and you know which finger.

Special mention should be made of several people. Charlie Earl, our outstanding candidate for secretary of state, has set new standards for all future Libertarian candidates to exceed if they can. Ken Matesz has done very well, too, as much as operating a business during a depression would allow.

I want Jim Berns to issue my news releases if I run again and Travis Irvine http://www.irvineforcongress.com/ to film videos for me. In the enormous gerrymandered Sixth District, Martin Elsass  www.elsassforohio6.com  has put up a very good fight. For more information see: http://thepost.ohiou.edu/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=32826.

Jeffrey Blevins  http://www.blevinsforoffice.com/ did quite well against John Boccieri in their honest debate at the Palace Theater in Canton. I went to Canton to see it since there were no honest Congressional debates in Cleveland, no thanks to the City Club. Among other standouts I have met are fellow state legislative candidates Bob Williams, his mother, Judy Kayden, Kurt Liston, Josh Robertson and Jacob Dawson. Our candidate for state treasurer, Matt Cantrell, deserves special mention since he actually broke through the Plain Dealer editorial staff’s prejudices to earn an endorsement from them, a first for any Ohio Libertarian. In the Columbus area, state legislative candidates Michael Johnson, Lawrence Binsky, Bill Yarborough and Mark Noble are gaining worthwhile attention. (Their websites are all accessible through http://www.lpo.org/2010-candidates.html

To all those candidates who are doing anything at all to advance the cause of liberty, thank you very much. All efforts are cumulative. What we do today will effect what happens in coming years, whatever happens on Tuesday.

 

                 COMING EVENTS

3:00 to 5:00 PM Monday, November 1  I will be speaking for a few minutes at a candidates’ forum, a “Vote Hard SLAM”, which is sponsored by the Cleveland NAACP Youth Council. The event will be held in Room 137 of the Main Classroom Building at East 22nd and Chester Avenue on the Plaza Level. The meeting is open to the public.

 

6:30 AM to 7:30 PM  Tuesday, November 2 Location: Your voting booth. TAKE OUT THE TRASH!

(Whichever representative of the duopoly is in should be put out.)

 

Tuesday, November 2  6:00 PM The Libertarian Party of Lorain County will hold a meeting and election night party at Petey’s Filling Station, 36040 Sugar Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039.

 

Tuesday, November 2  7:00 PM to 11:30 PM  The Libertarian Party of Stark County will hold an election night party at Buffalo Wild Wings, 4440 Belden Village Street NW, Canton, Ohio.

 

7:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 3   The Libertarian Party of Cuyahoga County monthly meeting at Denny’s Restaurant, 4331 West 150th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44135. Review of the elections. Plans for 2011.

We will also plan for our December elections for other offices of the Libertarian Party of Cuyahoga County.

 

7:00 PM Every Friday Steve Berecek holds meetings of various patriotic groups at Big T’s Diner, 9086 State Route 14 Streetsboro OH 44241 330-626-4705 There is always valuable information available.

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7:00 The Second Thursday of Each Month We the People Sacred Heart of Jesus Church Akron

 

6:30 PM Every Second and Fourth Thursday The Northeast Ohio Anti-War Coalition, an antiwar group as opposed to an anti-Bush war group holds meetings at the Gypsy Bean Cafe, 6425 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland.

Greg Coleridge provides much worthwhile information and organizes various activities.

 

10:00 PM to 11:00 PM Every Friday Jesse Ventura’s television show, Conspiracy Theory, on TruTV (cable). Former Governor Ventura is a dedicated patriot whose program goes a lot farther than you would expect.

 

7:00 PM to 8:45 PM  Wednesday, November 10

The Cuyahoga Campaign For Liberty will hold its monthly meeting at the South Euclid Lyndhurst Library, 4645 Mayfield Road, South Euclid.

 

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM  Wednesday, November 10 Mark Weber, recently retired Dean of Libraries & Media Services at Kent State University,  will discuss “Libertarianism, What Is It? at the meeting ofThe Center For Inquiry of Northeast Ohio, a humanist study group. The meeting will be held at the Brecksville Library, 9089 Brecksville Road, south of Route 82 in the Municipal Commons.

Since space is limited. Please RSVP to repelton6681@yahoo.com if you plan to attend.

 

7:00 PM Thursday, November 11 Veterans For Peace will conduct its annual Veterans Day ceremony at St. Paul’s Church, 2747 Fairmount Boulevard, Cleveland Heights. The public is invited.

 

From The Future of Freedom Foundation October 28, 2010 www.fff.org:

 

Fascism will come at the hands of perfectly authentic Americans who have been working to commit this country to the rule of the bureaucratic state; interfering in the affairs of the states and cities; taking part in the management of industry and finance and agriculture; assuming the role of great national banker and investor, borrowing billions every year and spending them on all sorts of projects through which such a government can paralyze opposition and command public support; marshaling great armies and navies at crushing costs to support the industry of war and preparation for war which will become our nation’s greatest industry; and adding to all this the most romantic adventures in global planning, regeneration, and domination, all to be done under the authority of a powerfully centralized government in which the executive will hold in effect all the powers, with Congress reduced to the role of a debating society.

 

— John T. Flynn, As We Go Marching [1944]

 

 

 

John T. Flynn, a great patriot and defender of liberty, appears to have been a prophet. Lets prove him wrong.

 

For Life and Liberty,
David Macko
Libertarian Candidate for State Representative,
Ohio House District 17
www.mackoforliberty.com

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