Monthly Archives: August 2011

Libertarian Party Appropriates $50,000 to Help Re-Elect Its Indianapolis City Council Member

Source: Ballot Access News (from August 22, 2011)

On August 21, the Libertarian Party national committee voted to donate $50,000 to the campaign of Ed Coleman, who is running for re-election to the Indianapolis city council in a partisan election on November 8, 2011. Coleman was last elected as a Republican in 2007, but shortly afterwards he switched to the Libertarian Party. Although he was elected to one of the four at-large seats in 2007, in 2011 he is running to represent the 25th district, in the southeast corner of the city. Indianapolis has 25 city council districts plus its four at-large members. [read more]

New Hampshire Libertarians Hope to Win September 6 Special Legislative Election

Source: Ballot Access News (from August 21, 2011)

New Hampshire voters will choose a new state representative on September 6, in the Rockingham County 14th State House district. Here is a Seabrook, New Hampshire newspaper story about Brendan Kelly, the Libertarian nominee. In November 2010, he had run for the same seat, and polled 24.63% in a race in which both major parties also had nominees. In the upcoming special election, Kelly has received endorsements from some Republican leaders. [read more]

Lee Wrights: Decriminalizing drugs will save lives and money

“The War on Drugs is a price support system for terrorists and drug pushers. It turns ordinary, cheap plants like marijuana and poppies into fantastically lucrative black market products. Without the War on Drugs, the financial engine that fuels terrorist organizations would sputter to a halt.”
- Ron Crickenberger

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (Aug. 24) – Whenever anyone suggests that the War on Drugs is a failure and it is time to decriminalize most drugs, they are immediately accused of wanting to allow anyone, even “the children” to use and abuse drugs. The moral busybodies scream, [read more]

A Third Party Take On News That Federal Reserve Gave Out Secret Loans

New information shows that in addition to the TARP funds and bank bailout that Americans know about, there were secret loans from the Federal Reserve to private banks, including foreign banks. This piece has links to current and archival video with third party comments on the need to audit the Federal Reserve. [read more]