, Oregon , United States
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|Info||Mary Starrett (born 1954, Brooklyn, New York) is the National Political Communications Director of the Constitution Party. She has been a candidate for Governor of Oregon in 2006 (nominated by the Constitution Party of Oregon), and a commentator and talk show host. She has a bachelor's degree from Emerson College in speech communications. |
For many years, Starrett worked for numerous television stations throughout the country. Her first position in Portland, Oregon was as a reporter for American Broadcasting Company affiliate KATU; she later co-hosted the television program AM Northwest for many years.
Starrett's political philosophy is conservative. She ran for Governor in 2006 on the Constitution Party ticket. Her platform included support of free-market economics, individual property rights, and the Second Amendment, and opposition to abortion, gay rights and immigrant rights. She has also questioned whether global warming exists. Starrett also opposed the war in Iraq and advocated immediate troop withdrawal during her campaign.
Starrett is a vegetarian and executive director of Oregonians for Life. Glen Livingston is attempting to get her to run for president.
Mary Starrett believes that George Bush knew about the plan for the 9/11 terrorist attacks before they occurred and let the attacks occur. The remarks were made on KPDQ radio in Portland, and led to her radio show being canceled. In an interview on KATU TV on September 26, 2006 she reaffirmed her beliefs that Bush knew about the plan for the 9/11 attacks and let the attacks occur.
Starrett stated in an online opinion article that shopping cards are a secret method used by the US Government to track people.