George Phillies at Gold Mass Group confirms a story IPR previously reported, which quoted a claim previously posted by Lew Rockwell (embedded links added by Paulie):
Your Editor can confirm from the first-hand source that a senior staff member from the Gary Johnson (Republican) for President campaign has contacted a member of the Libertarian National Committee about determining the response if Johnson were to switch parties and run for President as a Libertarian. Johnson, who is a former two-term Republican Governor, has been shut out of Republican Presidential debates in favor of candidates who he out-polls. Older members of our Party will remember Johnson directly; he appeared at one of our State Conventions and gave the keynote address.
Phillies sought, but did not receive, the Libertarian Party Presidential nomination in 2008, and the Libertarian National Committee Chair position several [read more]
By Maureen Smith at PeaceAndFreedom.org:
Posted on September 2, 2011 by the State Executive Committee
For more on the oil extraction tax initiative, see Solution to UC Tuition Hikes: Oil Extraction Tax to Fund Education Initiative and Tax Oil Extraction to Fund Schools.
CALIFORNIA [read more]
Posted on the website of Carl Person, a candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination:
Libertarians throughout the country (if not doing so already) should start following the fast-growing economic, social and political movement known by a variety of [read more]
Ballot Access News:
On August 25, the Green Party of the U.S. Outreach & Exploratory Committee received this response from Jill Stein. The Committee had asked potential presidential candidates to fill out a detailed questionnaire. This does not mean that Stein has [read more]
(SAN ANTONIO) Roger V. Gary, a candidate for the 2012 Libertarian nomination for President, welcomed Rick Perry into the Republican field.
“Mr. Perry has proven to be all hat and no cattle when it comes to standing up to Washington,” Gary said. “The latest evidence is his refusal to add the bill opposing TSA [read more]
Peter Vickery at Green Mass Group:
Mark Miller is the Green-Rainbow candidate for state representative in the Third Berkshire District (Pittsfield). In the November 2010 election he got 45% of the votes. In the October 18 special election he’s running to win.
[H]is first campaign video:
R. J. Harris announcement video for Libertarian Presidential nomination:
See previous IPR stories here and [read more]
Posted by Billy Wharton, co-chair, Socialist Party USA on the party website:
Mistakes are the portals of discovery. ~ James Joyce
Remember January 2009? Big banks were teetering on the edge of collapse, millions were thrown onto the unemployment lines and a [read more]
Emailed to IPR:
COLUMBUS—A U.S. District Court judge ruled Wednesday against the state of Ohio in a lawsuit brought by the Libertarian Party of Ohio to preserve its right to be on the ballot.
Judge Algenon Marbley granted the Libertarian Party of [read more]
Michael H. Wilson at Evergreen Libertarian:
Comparing medicine as practiced in the U.S. with that of other nations is like comparing the Catholic Church with the Protestant ones. They all profess to be Christians, but from there they all diverge.
It is nice to be [read more]
Excerpted from Don Kissick’s essay posted by Mark Hinkle at LP.org:
Someone answer this for me: how do you not see the parallels in today’s political theater with the more startling component’s of George Orwell’s “1984″?
Among several storyline components in the book, [read more]
Staff at LP.org:
Dear Friend of Liberty,
I hope you’ve had a nice summer and are enjoying a relaxing Labor Day.
The tenth anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy will be next Sunday. I am deeply sorry for those killed or hurt, their friends and family members, and others who [read more]