Daily Archives: June 27, 2011

West Virginia LP Permanently Fills Officer Vacancies

From a media release from the LPWV on June 27, 2011:

Weston, WV (HNN) — The Libertarian Party of West Virginia (LPWV) held an executive committee meeting on Saturday, June 26, 2011 in Weston. At the meeting, they elected Tom Thacker as the new Chairman of the LPWV, who served as Secretary of the LPWV from 2010 to 2011.… Read more ...

James Quigley: The Hampton (Va) Police Division’s Killing of William A. Cooper

Submitted Monday, 27 June 2011 by Peninsula Libertarian Party chairman James Quigley:

I have expressed concerns before over the militarization of police forces throughout the United States, and mentioned that this was also a local problem with future consequences.

One of those bad potential consequences was sadly realized earlier this month.… Read more ...

Mississippi: Libertarian Knezevich campaigns

From an article by David A. Farrell published June 22, 2011 in The Picayune Item:

PICAYUNE — While national Republicans and Tea Party activists have been debating the merits of third-party attempts, Pearl River County voters will get a chance to see if a third-party candidate can have a local impact, as Donna Knezevich — who filed to run against incumbent State Rep.… Read more ...

Business Insider: An Invitation for Libertarians

From an article published on June 26, 2011, on BusinessInsider.com:

Here at Angry Bear, we’ve had a number of posts on LIbertarians over the years. Inevitably, someone writes to tell us we’re misrepresenting Libertarians… even when we’re quoting well known libertarians.

So… if you are libertarian consider this an invitation.

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Florida: Libertarians Rally to Publicize Outrageous Raid

From an article by Caroline Gonzmart published Jun 25, 2011, on WCTV:

[IPR Editor’s Note: A news video is available at the link; the station did a decent interview with all of the participants.]

A small group of Florida Libertarians voiced their concern about a citizen who they say is being ‘persecuted’ by government officials.… Read more ...

Maryland Reporter: Libertarians, Greens Get Back on the Ballot

From an article by Len Lazarick published on June 22, 2011, on MarylandReporter.com:

The Libertarian and Green parties regained their official status on election ballots Tuesday after retired Anne Arundel Circuit Judge Eugene Lerner found they had collected enough signatures on petitions.

“It is great news for third parties in Maryland,” said Libertarian Party Chairman Bob Johnston.

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Bill White: End the Drug War

From an article posted on June 21, 2011, on TheMorningCall.com:

I certainly don’t agree with the Libertarian Party on everything, but when it comes to its stance on the War on Drugs, we’re absolutely on the same page.

To that end, I’d like to share the party’s statement last week as we marked four decades of America’s War on Drugs.

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