Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Ann Coulter Wants to Drown Libertarian Voters

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Ann Coulter, a sometime spokeswoman for the Republican Party, had some surprising comments for people who might be considering voting for a Libertarian candidate.

This is the verbiage of the last paragraph of her column from September 17th:

Which brings me to my final assignment this week: If you are considering voting for the Libertarian candidate in any Senate election, please send me your name and address so I can track you down and drown you.

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Open Thread For Libertarian National Committee Meeting September 20 & 21

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The Libertarian National Committee will be meeting this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia . The weekend includes a grand opening of the new office that was purchased by the Libertarian Party. That will happen on Saturday evening.

According to Paul Frankel in a comment on IPR, the LNC will be live-streaming the meeting live on the Internet.… Read more ...

Daily Paul: Buzuma Vote May Determine Outcome of Governor’s Race in Michigan

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Posted September 13, 2014 in Daily Paul

LANSING, MI – According to a recent poll of conducted by Public Policy Polling, the percentage of likely voters casting their ballots for Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Mary Buzuma exceeds the difference between the votes to be cast for Democrat Mark Schauer and Republican Rick Snyder.… Read more ...

Libertarian Candidates in Florida Get Mentioned in Media

 

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Bill Wohlsifer, Candidate for Attorney General, is the star of an article written by Sascha Cordner: As Florida Attorney General Race Shapes Up, Is Libertarian Candidate Getting Left Out?

Despite the title of the article, more than the first half of the article only spoke about Pam Dondi and George Sheldon, the Republican and Democratic candidates for attorney general in Florida.… Read more ...

California College Libertarians: A Response to Obama’s ISIL Strategy

CA College LibertariansHere’s an op-ed written by California College Libertarians, a group established in California this year.

Do we even need an introduction? Let’s just get to the point.

My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL.… Read more ...

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Libertarians to US Lawmakers: Get Out, Stay Out of Iraq, Syria

From a Libertarian National Committee Press Release:

The Libertarian Party urges lawmakers to stop bombing in Iraq and to disengage operations in both Iraq and Syria.

“The U.S. government has been intervening in the Middle East for more than half a century under the pretext of achieving peace,” said Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee.

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William Saturn: Third Party Rushmore (2013)

Originally posted by William Saturn, who also writes for IPR, at the Saturnalian:

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The work alters Mount Rushmore to feature the top four third party and independent candidates from the past 25 years.

1. Ross Perot – Texas billionaire who ran two self-financed campaigns for president in 1992 and 1996.… Read more ...

Starchild To Be Interviewed Tonight About His Grassroots Libertarianism

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From an email from Mike Shipley

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Joining us this evening will be the famous Starchild, the champion of grassroots Libertarianism, transparency and accountability within the party. Find out more about the Grassroots Libertarian Caucus and its 5 Key Values. Also learn more and join the Yahoo group by clicking the link below!!… Read more ...

Republicans in New York File Challenges to Keep Libertarian Candidates Off Ballot

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Taking lessons apparently from Republicans in Illinois , Ohio , and Oregon , several Republicans in New York have filed challenges to some of the candidates’ petitions in order to keep Libertarians off the ballot.

Date: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Subject: New Yorkers file 35,000 signatures for fourteen Libertarian candidates–Too Much for the Republicans

To: LP-State Chairs , LP_8new
Cc: Wes Benedict , Carla Howell , Bob Johnston , Eric Dixon

The Republican lobbyist who filed a general challenge to the New York Libertarian Party statewide slate has failed to perfect his challenge, meaning that Michael McDermott, Chris Edes, John Clifton and Carl Person are on the ballot for Governor, Lt.

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Georgia LP Issues Commercial About Its Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Hunt

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Libertarian Party of Georgia is happy to announce the release of a 30 second TV ad for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hunt. Produced by libertarian activists James Bell at Van Gogh, Inc. video production studio in Smyrna GA. Below is a statement release by chairman Doug Craig :

Labor Day is viewed as the official start of the political campaign season leading up to the November general election.… Read more ...

Legal Brief Filed to Restore LP Ohio Governor Candidate to the Ballot

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This past week, an attorney for the Libertarian Party of Ohio, Mark R Brown, filed a motion to expedite a court case asking that Charlie Earl be reinstated as the LPO’s candidate for governor to the November 4, 2014 ballot.

The 19-page brief explains the situation well. For additional information re: Ohio’s attempts to keep Libertarians off the ballot, please see:

Ohio Libertarians Lose Ballot Access
Ohio Libertarians Say GOP Schemed
Charlie Earl Qualifies for Governor Race
Libertarian Party of Ohio Files Suit
Looks Like We Have Big Problem in Ohio

Here is the brief which was just filed:

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Kevin Knedler of LP Ohio: Public Support of Political Conventions is a Free Speech Issue

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This opinion piece was posted today in Cleveland.com .

Kevin Knedler has been the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Ohio since 2007. He is currently running for Secretary of State of that state.

Amid the hoopla surrounding the announcement that the Republican Party will bring its 2016 convention to Cleveland, it’s been forgotten that Ohio just hosted a national political convention.… Read more ...