Jude Connors

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Jude Connors

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Nationality Flag-USA.png American
Date of birth 3rd August 2009
Day 622
Date of death Summer 2015 (est)
Sex Male
Newspaper The Pen and The Sword
Vice president (country) of USA
March 6, 2012 – March 2012
Party president of U.S. Marijuana Party
January 16, 2012 – March 1, 2012
Deputy NSC Director of USA
February 6, 2012 – March 5, 2012
Secretary of the Media of USA
November 6, 2011 – December 5, 2011
Congress member of USA
September 26, 2009 – December 25, 2009
June 26, 2010 – July 25, 2010
Secretary of the Interior of USA
December 6, 2009 – March 5, 2010
Co-Director of USA Welcoming Committee
November, 2009 – April 15, 2010
White House Director of Human Resources of United States
October 6, 2009 – November 5, 2009
Director of Public Relations of Socialist Freedom Party
September 7, 2009 – October, 2009
Minister of Defense of Philippines
April 11, 2011 – June 3, 2011
Party president of United States Workers Party
February 5, 2010 – April 15, 2010
June 16, 2010 – August 15, 2010
Ambassador to Hungary of United States of America
May 25, 2010 – June 25, 2010
Military rank Icon rank World Class Force*.png World Class Force*
Aircraft rank Airman 0.png Airman
 Citizen Permanently suspended for usage of multiple accounts.
One of his early avatars

Pope Jude the First, known also as "Jude Connors' was born into the New World on August 3, 2009. He is the Founder of the U.S. Marijuana Party and served as the Executive Producer of eNPR: Oval Office Radio.

He has also served as an Congress member, Socialist Freedom Party President and Chairman of the SFP Revolutionary Committee, Deputy White House Chief of Staff and the United States Workers Party.

Jude has also served in multiple government positions, including USA Secretary of the Interior and US Ambassador to Hungary. He also previously served in military leadership roles, including in the former official USA military, the USA Army, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as the Quartermaster of the Army. Jude was also a Lieutenant in SEAL Team 6 and served as Division Commander of the Pinoy Rangers division of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Minister of Defense with Angelini while in the Philippines.

Jude's newspaper is titled The Pen and The Sword, formerly known as High Times

 From Each According to His Ability..
To Each According to His Need 

Jude Connors believed in helping his fellow man. As a hippie and a democratic-socialist, Connors believed in the non-violent advancement of government assistance to its citizens. In return, men and women can devote time and energy to national service. Jude is also pro-sovereignty and stands against imperialism. Connors believes in the advancement of educational programs and expanded mentor-ship by the government to newly born citizens. He also believes in job skill education advancement by government programs to any citizen seeking such education. Jude Connors believes in the advancement of all instead of just the privileged few.


Party-Socialist Freedom Party v2.png Socialist Freedom Party

In September, 2009; Jude Connors became involved with the Socialist Freedom Party. Connors became a leader in the party and his political career was launched when he became Director of Public Relations of the Socialist Freedom Party. Ten days later, on September 25, 2009; Jude Connors became a Congress member of the USA. After being re-elected to a second term, Jude Connors left the SFP for the USWP: United States Worker's Party.

Party-United States Workers Party.jpg United States Workers Party

After being elected into the USA Congress for a second term, Jude Connors left the SFP for a Top Five political party - the United States Workers Party. Connors became a Regional PAC Director with the party and then won a third term as a Congress member. After losing the election for Speaker of the House, Jude Connors decided to make his third term his last in Congress and then left the USWP as well.

Republican Party / Party-Haight Independence Party.jpg Haight Independence Party

Near the end of his last term as a Congressman, Jude Connors decided to find a struggling party and help it reach success. He joined the weak Republican Party and ran for Party President. Connors won the election with a tie-deciding Experience Points victory. Connors renamed the party to the Haight Independence Party after the Republicans successfully staged a coup against him. He then ran the HIP until he was deployed overseas after he transferred into the USA Army. Afterwards, Jude made his way back to the USWP.

Party-United States Workers Party.jpg United States Workers Party

After becoming Party President of the USWP, Josh Frost ask Jude to return to the party. Jude did and after Frost was elected to POTUS, Connors was made Interim Party President. He became the official Party President on February 15, 2010. He immediately made an impact, creating new programs and putting together a solid Executive Board. The following Congressional elections saw the return of USWP dominance, although Jude Connors himself was sniped. After the USWP was merged with AAP and the Democratic-Republicans, Jude Connors left the USWP (then part of the American Progressive Front).

Jude Connors has met with people to reorganize the United States Workers Party near the end of May, 2010. On June 5, 2010, Jude lead a group of friends and USWP patriots in a coup of the American Progressive Front to re-establish the USWP.

The June Congressional elections saw the newly-reformed USWP place eleven of their candidates into office. The addition of two "Sixth Party" members brought the tally to 13. One candidate was sniped by a possible PTO by famed multi and American-dissident, Pizza The Hut.

Party-Socialist Freedom Party v2.png Socialist Freedom Party

When Jude Connors came back in 2011, he naturally was a member of the United States Workers Party. Less than a month later, however; Jude Connors went home to the Socialist Freedom Party. He served on the party's Revolutionary Committee as an active leader in the SFP. He became Party President on June 16, 2011, and served until his resignation on August 8, 2011.

Party-Libertarian Party.jpg Libertarian Party

His next stop was the Libertarian Party, yet another party where Jude has short-term membership. There he served one term as [[[vice president (party)|Vice president]] of the party from October to November 2011. On party elections in January 2012, Jude Connors won and renamed the party.

Party-US Marijuana Party.jpg U.S. Marijuana Party

On January 16, 2012, Jude established a new party - U.S. Marijuana Party. He got elected twice as party president (January and February 2012) and was an active recruiter of new members in his newspaper appropriately named The High Times. One of the major achievements while he was in the party:

  • Created THC: The Higher Calling as the party military unit;
  • Created the party's OPERATION:MUNCHIES program to feed younger players;
  • Created the party's Standard Operating Procedures as a guide to governing the party;
  • Created a growing party with activity and fun;
  • Successfully installed seven representatives of the party in Congress;
  • Recruited new and experienced players to the party[1].

At the end of March 2012 he announced his departure from the game[2].

Party-Federalist Party.png Federalist Party

One year after announcing his departure, Jude come back and become a member of Federalist Party where he served as Proud/Horny Federalist Media Hippie and Propaganda Machine[3]. It is believed that he stayed in this party till his death in 2015, which make this the party where Jude had the longest uninterrupted party membership.

Member of Congress

Jude was elected to his first term as a U.S. Congressman in September, 2009. He was a member of the Government Oversight Committee and immediately made a splash, becoming an outspoken proponent of Public Disclosure of votes. As a result of working in collaboration with then-Speaker of the House, Killing Time; the result is the many threads that are even today public, including a Voting Thread. Near the end of his first term, Jude Connors became the Director of the United States Skill 0 Job Hub.

In October, 2009; Connors was re-elected into Congress. He was placed into Congressional Leadership, becoming the Chairman of the Government Oversight Committee. The Congressional paper made a return under his supervision of the GOC and Jude was also consulted in many decisions affecting Congress as a whole.

Congressman Jude Connors

In November, Jude Connors was elected once again to Congress. After a rough re-election and a loss along partisan lines to AAP Congressman Serendipitous in the Speaker of the House elections, Connors soon grew tired of the politics of Congress and did not seek re-election after this term. He also served as Chairperson of the Congressional Domestic and Internal Committee. Since December 25, 2009; Jude Connors has not served in the USA Congress.

After a two month absence, Jude Connors set forth to return to Congress. Running this time in Louisiana, Jude Connors was the hands-down favorite to win, as all of the other candidates were actually "blockers" for him. Unfortunately, Bradley Reala was butt-hurt over words with Jude and therefore organized a few of his military buddies to "snipe" Connors from office.

Jude Connors announced his bid for Congressman of California on 420 Day, 2010. He came in second place, then announced his upcoming departure from the USA.

On August 27, 2010; Jude Connors left the USA. Upon his return, Connors ran for office again in May, losing to a blocker. After leading the resistance to re-establish the USWP, Jude ran for Congress in South Carolina and picked up his fourth term in office.

Jude's total elected terms to USA Congress is nine.

Military and Militia History

Jude Connors - USA Army

Jude Connors's first involvement with an organized fighting group was with the SFP Bear Cavalry. There, Connors was a Column Commander - an officer in charge of a group of militiamen.

Jude then enlisted into the (then) official American military, the eUS Military. While still in Congress, Connors joined the United States Training Corp first. Upon graduation from TC, Jude enlisted in the Home Guard. He served in the HG until he was no longer in Congress.

He then joined the eUSArmy when he was finished serving in Congress. Jude rose up the ranks quickly, becoming a Lieutenant Colonel as the eUSArmy Quartermaster. When the eUSArmy split into three different branches, he resigned his commission and left the eUSArmy to pursue other options.

Jude Connors applied to the world-famous Seal Team 6 militia and was accepted in Feb 2011. He began training as a Seal in TST6 and became a regular member of the elite ST6 fighting force three weeks later. Jude was promoted to Chief Petty Officer and became the Acting Lieutenant of the BlackHawks Platoon. He was eventually promoted to Lieutenant and served as the Platoon Lieutenant for months before resigning the position. Jude Connors is currently in the Reserves of SEAL Team 6.

While maintaining his reservist status in SEAL Team 6, Jude Connors formed the hybrid military unit/mentor program, THC: The Higher Calling on February 1, 2012. Jude served as the Unit Commander until March 1, 2012 - before leaving to join the United States Special Forces.

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Jude Conner was one of the most active journalists of the New World, writing over 170 articles in his newspapers.

On Day 639, Jude started his newspaper under the name Jude's Journal. It began as a plea for assistance and slowly grow into real newspapers.

At some point, after couple of nice article, the newspaper was renamed to the High Times and served as the "podium" of eRepublik's favorite hippie, Jude Connors.

Later on, sometime in 2014 Jude renamed the newspaper to final name - The Pen and The Sword.


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Freedom Fighter (x1)
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Hard Worker (x23)
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Congress Member (x9)
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Media Mogul (x1)
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Battle Hero (x2)
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Resistance Hero (x2)
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Super Soldier (x30)
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Mercenary (x1)
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True Patriot (x9)
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Party President* (x7)