Endorsement from GPBC

To All National GP Members:


We are pleased to announce that the Green Party Black Caucus is strongly endorsing Roseanne Barr as the best nominee to represent our party in the run for President of the United States .


During our teleconference with members of the GPBC we were introduced to Ms. Barr by the powerful voice of the voiceless the former US Congress Member from the great state of Georgia and former US Presidential Candidate for the Green Party USA, Cynthia McKinney.  


Ms. McKinney emphasized the role Roseanne would play as a candidate by drawing world attention when speaking to the issues that represent the strong ten key values of the Green Party.  She also emphasized the fact that Ms. Barr’s integrity and good will are known far and wide and will therefore make a tremendous difference and impact on the Presidential campaign 2012 besting whatever the Republican and Democratic candidates has to offer.


Following Ms. McKinney’s introduction Ms. Barr confirmed her tremendous praise and support for Cynthia McKinney emphasizing her many acts of courage and her moral integrity, as well as her tenacity in speaking ‘truth to power’. Roseanne spoke of the terrible price Cynthia has had to pay for this unstoppable courage in the face of terrible odds and even death like venturing to supply food, toys and medicine to Palestinian families in Gaza . Ms. Barr went on to insist on the need for the Green Party and other US citizens to unify against the horrific political reality that grips the nation.


Roseanne cited many reasons why it is so important that we as a nation come together and get beyond the issues that separate and keep us apart in order to do the right thing and achieve our common goals for the right reasons.  She frankly acknowledged that like most of us, she has made mistakes in her lifetime, but that this just emphasizes the need for us to take back control of our lives.  She stated that it was her admiration for the Green Party platform and ten key values that won her over to the Green Party. She explained that it was things such as the Green Party’s insistence that there is abundance aplenty on this earth and that scarcity is a manmade false phenomenon which is a critical concept. She stated more than once that as a Green Party Presidential candidate, she will show up, she will be very serious and will take the fight wherever it needs to go.


A number of GPBC members such as Ralph Poynter and Theresa El-Amin upon hearing such words greeted Roseanne with hearty thanks and pledged to support her with all the r [Read more...]



Becoming an Engaged Citizen: Roseanne Barr’s First Public Campaign Appearance This Friday!

Posted on March 19, 2012 at 12:09 am


Comedian-turned-presidential-candidate Roseanne Barr, whose name will appear on the California Primary Ballot as a Green Party candidate for President of the United States, will be appearing at a “Rally in the Valley” for local Greens and LA-area Green Party congressional candidates, Michael Powleson, David Steinman, and Anthony Vierya.

The Green Party’s ‘Rally in the Valley’ known as, “Behold, the Greening of America!,” will take place on Friday, March 23rd at 7pm at the Mayflower Club, located at 11110 Victory Blvd. (just west of Vineland) in North Hollywood.

Former congressional candidate, and well-known progressive, Marcy Winograd, will be a guest speaker, with Roseanne appearing as the keynote speaker for the event.

Winograd, famously challenged former Congresswoman, Jane Harman, for her seat in Congress as an anti-war progressive Democrat, but switched from the Democratic Party to the Green Party earlier this year.  She will be speaking about why she switched political parties at the event.

Roseanne Barr has been making media appearances, and speaking to Green Party General Assemblies nationwide with her populist message of economic justice and fair play for all Americans.  Roseanne has also been calling out cronyism and corruption in our political system by demanding accountability for those Wall Street criminals responsible for massive mortgage fraud, and an end to “corporate personhood” as defined by the Supreme Court.

Her speeches before the Green Party thus far have been warmly received, and her involvement in the presidential race has brought much-needed attention to the independent party, known for its environmentalism, refusal to accept corporate donations, and grassroots funding.

Other guest speakers for the rally include, Michael Powelson, a history professor from Valley College, running against Howard Berman (D) & Brad Sherman (D) in the 30th district, David Steinman, an author, publisher and consumer advocate, running against Henry Waxman (D) in the 33rd congressional district, and Anthony Vieyra, a financial analyst, running against Joe Baca (D) in the 35th congressional district.

The rally, hosted by San Fernando Valley Greens’ Events Coordinator, Michael McCue, will benefit the group’s 2012 Voter Registration Drive and assist them in sending their delegate to the statewide General Assembly in San Francisco this May, as well as the Green Party’s National Convention in Baltimore this July, where the Greens will determine their nominee for the presidential race in November.

Everyone is encouraged to attend and learn about the Green Party at the Rally.  You need not be a Green Party-registered voter to attend as the rally is open to all voters…. from progressives to conservatives…and voters of all political stripes are welcome!

The rally admission is $20, with free parking and a cash bar.

Call 818-912-4017 or email to to RSVP for the event as seating is limited.


evil is ignorance



Operation Liberty Bell


Gary Michael Coutin, Esquire

600 West 19th Street, # F10

Costa Mesa, CA  92627



This is to announce Operation
Liberty Bell, a project to establish the Declaration of Independence of 1776 as
the “Supreme Law of the Land.”  [Read more...]


gary coutin, esq:

Dear Press of Philadelphia,
I learned your names and emails during the recent fight to alter the Electoral College law of the State of Pennsylvania.   This effort to rig a two hundred old law by partisans for partisan advantage got me to thinking that the law governing the election of the highest official of the nation should rest upon the self-evident truths of the Declaration of Independence.  
What better place to hear a lawsuit than on the Declaration of Independence than Philadelphia, home of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.   Home of the place where the Constitution was written.   In Pennsylvania, home to the battle field where the proposition was to be tested whether a nation dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal could long endure.
This lawsuit will be the last battle of the Civil War.  This lawsuit will be the last battle of the American Revolution.   Is the Declaration of Independence the Supreme Law of the Land, superior to the Constitution of 1787 where the two are inconsistent and repugnant to one another?  That is the question.
I have written many articles and books on the subject.  I will be sharing them over the next few days.
I have been suing the Electoral College since November 2000. This lawsuit is sponsored by Roseanne Barr as part of her political campaign for the Presidency on the Green Party Ticket.  Her platform is that the Declaration of Independence is the Supreme Law of the Land, superior to the Constitution of 1787.  Abraham Lincoln thought so as well.  He said so at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  
Third parties led the movement which led to the direct vote for Senators and the votes for women.  Don’t speak too soon.  The wheel’s still in spin.  And there’s no telling who it is naming.
Yours truly,
Gary Michael Coutin




women &the electoral college:

Women and the Electoral College
By Gary Michael Coutin (2012)
The current debate by the Republicans illustrates the deep relationship between women and the Electoral College.  The Republican Party has now gone beyond the issue of the right of women to terminate a pregnancy addressed by Roe v. Wade in the 1970′s to its roots in the 1920′s with Margaret Sanger and contraception.  This issue should have been laid to rest long ago as a matter of privacy and individual rights.  The Republican Party is doubling down by revisiting the issue of voluntary motherhood back to its roots a century ago.  The party which began with a defense of freedom and opposition to slavery seeks to enslave women with its laws.  If the nation is to finally put controversies long dormant in the past it will be necessary reformulate the legal framework for this question. 
In the first place, as a result of the Electoral College not all women will have the right to vote on the rights of women in the upcoming election.  Because it segregates the vote before it aggregates  the vote, the votes of women who live in the United States will not be sought unless those women live and vote in swing states or battleground states.  Those women who live in safe or likely states for one party or the other will see no campaign or effort to win their votes.  No candidate will visit their state, no money will be spent on advertising in the state, no effort will be made to get out the vote in the state, if the state is a flyover or spectator state. 
As a result of the Electoral College and its policies of segregating the vote by state, not all votes by the women of America have equal value.  As a result of the Electoral College the votes of two thirds of the women of the nation do not count.  Only the votes of women in some fourteen states matter and in the later stages of the election process that number of contested states will fall to seven.  What this means is that two thirds of the women in the country will see an election campaign that is “virtual.”  The campaign for the vote of one third of women will “stand for” the vote of all women.  The opinion of the two thirds of women will be subject to the opinion of one third in a total outcome that is without the consent of the governed.  The American Revolution began in opposition to “virtual representation” of the English living in the English colonies in North America by a Parliament in which they had no actual representation. 
Now the Declaration of Independence lies at the heart of the connection between the substance of the issue and the procedural process known as the Electoral College.  The Declaration of Independence guarantees the right to government with the “consent of the governed.”  Those attacking the rights of women to voluntary motherhood seek to enslave women without the consent of women.  Those attacking the rights of women to voluntary motherhood in effect claim ownership to women or at least parts of the bodies of women.  This is nothing but slavery.
The connection between slavery and the movement to free the slaves and the movement to free women has long roots in American history.  As the wife of John Adams who wrote the Declaration of Independence, Abigail Adams argued that it was wrong to seek freedom from England while continuing to impose slavery upon persons of the wrong color skin.  Women entered the public sphere through the debates by abolitionist movement thinking about others and not of themselves.  When women eventually thought of themselves, they formulated their demand for rights in terms of the natural rights doctrine that created this country in the first place.  In 1848 at Seneca Falls they issued their manifesto.  According to Wikipedia: 
One of the M’Clintock women selected the Declaration of Independence from 1776 as a model for the declaration they wanted to make at their convention. The Declaration of Sentiments was then drafted in the parlor on a round, three-legged, mahogany tea table. ="color: rgb(17, 85, 204); ">[27]Stanton changed a few words of the Declaration of Independence to make it appropriate for a statement by women, replacing “The history of the present King of Great Britain” with “The history of mankind” as the basis for “usurpations on the part of man toward woman.”[28]The women added the phrase “and women” to make “… all men and women are created equal …”[28] A list of grievances was composed to form the second part of the Declaration.[29]
When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one portion of the family of man to assume among the people of the earth a position different from that which they have hitherto occupied, but one to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes that impel them to such a course.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that to secure these rights governments are instituted, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of those who suffer from it to refuse allegiance to it, and to insist upon the institution of a new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.
The Declaration of Independence guarantees a government with the consent of the governed. As the American people have learned, the Electoral College can deny them their rights to vote for the Chief Magistrate on a direct and equal basis.  The Electoral College can deny them government with the consent of the governed.  The Constitution that sets up the government begins with the words:  WE THE PEOPLE.  On the Centennial of the Declaration, Susan B. Anthony asked a simple question on behalf of womenkind:  Aren’t we people too?  Women have come a long way since them but some would seek halt their progress and to lock them back up in the closet.  Men and women of good will must join together in opposition to this assault upon freedom and liberty. 


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