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Ralph Nader

An American lawyer and major consumer advocate. He rose to prominence in the 1960s exposing unsafe American automobiles, leading to numerous lawsuits against General Motors. In the 1970s, he became an environmentalist and ecologist. He also ran unsuccessfully for president of the United States several times. He was born in 1934.
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Abi Nader is the first Lebanese designer to ever show in Paris' Haute Couture Fashion Week and is remembered for the stylish dresses he made for deceased Lebanese diva Sabah.
While Nader does reach out to free-market types, he is a bit too quick to reject the reasons we so often disagree with our friends on the left.
Nader, for all his outsider status, is a deeply political creature.
Nader said this happens because Congress has "turned itself into an inkblot" and is not asserting its own constitutional authority.
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Nader stood among supporters and spoke for about 30 minutes on the differences that marked his campaign and those of Barack Obama and John McCain.
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Nader, for his part, never joined the Green Party and refused to share donor/volunteer lists from his 2000 campaign with the Greens--this despite his oft-repeated campaign goal of building the party infrastructure and triggering federal matching funds with at least 5% of the national vote.
These are some of the obscure issues that Ralph Nader, announcing his presidential candidacy on Sunday, promised to drag out of the shadows.
RALPH NADER announced plans to run again for the US presidency yesterday.
Still, The Seventeen Traditions by Ralph Nader stands out.