Daily Archives: January 31, 2011

Help share our stories on facebook, twitter and other social networks

I’ve recently added a plugin that provides icons that quickly take you to various social networks including facebook, twitter and others to share our stories. You can do this not just with the new stories that are being posted now, but with old stories all the way back to when the site started on May 20, 2008.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of California Responds to Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address

ca.lp.org:

Symbolism or Substance? The Real State of the State of California

Introduction

Despite the flowery rhetoric and awkward humor in Governor Jerry Brown’s short-on-words and short-on-ideas January 31, 2011 State of the State address, California is actually in dire condition. We are mired in a $25 billion budget deficit, 12.5% unemployment, one of the worst housing markets in the state’s history, increased prices and cost-of-living, and $650 billion-plus in bond and pension obligations that weigh heavily on our future.… Read more ...

Green Party of CA warns Gov. Brown that, like Egypt, the “have not’s” can only take so much

As posted by Ian Wilder at onthewilderside.com

Laura Wells in Sacramento for her campaign kic...

Laura Wells

Urge Governor to fix financial crisis by taxing the wealthy as they do the rest of us

The Green Party of California warned Gov. Jerry Brown today – minutes before he gives his “State of the State” address – to not go down the same path as ex-Gov.… Read more ...

John Jay Myers: “War for Terror” speech and video

From John Jay Myers:

I gave my “War For Terror” speech to a local mostly left leaning group, it was a huge success. I am giving it again Thursday night at the University of North Texas.

During the speech I had mentioned the Libertarian party and or philosophy several times.… Read more ...

Paleocon Red Phillips Discusses Potential Libertarians for President

Posted by Red Phillips at Conservative Heritage Times. Although Phillips also writes for IPR, I (Paulie) am posting it here to make it clear that any opinions expressed are those of Phillips, not an IPR editorial. As with many other stories I post, I am posting it for the sake of discussion, not necessarily because I agree with the author.Read more ...

Lee Wrights takes “stop all war” message to Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 31) – People are ready to listen to a presidential candidate who is committed to proclaiming the message to stop all war, Libertarian writer and activist R. Lee Wrights told the Arizona State Libertarian Party convention Saturday in Phoenix.

“This message resonates outside the Libertarian Party,” Wrights told the Arizona libertarians.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: What Will Obama Do if Egyptian-Style Crisis, Unrest & Revolt Hits America?

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author

Barack Obama and the U.S. government have called for a “peaceful transition” in Egypt, in response to massive protests, riots and escalating anarchy. But I wonder if President Obama is taking notes? I wonder if he realizes just how close America is to facing a similar crisis that could result in riots, revolt in the streets, and economic paralysis.… Read more ...

Ian Gilyeat: Independents Now Outnumber Democrats in Arizona

This e-mail came to me from Ian Gilyeat. Ian was an independent challenger to John McCain in the 2010 election:

Last week Ken Bennett, Secretary of State announced that Independent registered voters now outnumber Democrats across the state.  This is noteworthy – and timely since I’m writing to you at this time to ask for your help…

Over the last three months I have been working with our state officials to fundamentally change the political landscape in Arizona.  I can tell you it is a slow and uphill struggle.  Although my request seems rational and reasonable, it appears our elected officials are more interested in protecting their power base than allowing one third of registered voters in Arizona to have equal access to the ballot box.… Read more ...