Category Archives: Libertarian Party

William Saturn: Functional Fillmore Frugal Movement Ends

This was posted to William Saturn’s blog, The Saturnalian . Mr. Saturn is a contributor here at IPR.

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Header for the Functional Fillmore Frugal blog featuring (from left) Newt Gingrich, John Lennon, Millard Fillmore, Jim Burns, and Rand Paul.

In 2010, an individual using the name “Concerned Citizen” (CC) began commenting on Independent Political Report (IPR) articles.… Read more ...

Washingtonian Interviews Bruce Majors, Libertarian Candidate for Mayor of D C

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Q&A With Bruce Majors, DC’s Libertarian Candidate for Mayor

The local politician on his goals, marijuana in DC, and the time Ann Coulter was mean to him.

By Hallie Golden

If DC’s mayoral race has been a bit drab so far, don’t blame Bruce Majors. The Libertarian candidate for mayor brings humor and an enthusiasm for libertarianism—which began with his introduction to the writings of Ayn Rand when he was in ninth grade—to the race.… Read more ...

Five Candidates Remain on New York Gubernatorial Ballot, Two Removed

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From Ballot Access News:

On September 26, the Rent is 2 Damn High Party petition for New York Governor was held invalid. See this story. The story does not mention another ticket, the candidacy of Michael J. Carey under the label “Life & Justice”; but according to the New York State Board of Elections web page, that petition was also invalidated.… Read more ...

Free & Equal to Host Colorado Gubernatorial Debate, Will Announce Moderator 9/30

Official release from Free & Equal Elections Foundation:

Greetings Free and Equal Supporters!

A press conference will be held on September 30th, 2014 at 10AM MT in Infinity Park Plaza in Glendale, CO, by the Free and Equal Elections Foundation, a non-partisan electoral reform organization, to announce the moderator for their Gubernatorial Debate on October 8th.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Oregon Disputes Claim They Have Endorsed Republican Candidate Jason Yates

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Libertarian Party of Oregon Admonishes Jason Yates; Accuses Him of Fraud for Claiming False and Misleading Endorsement

Wilsonville, Ore – September 25th, 2014 — The Libertarian Party of Oregon (LPO) State Committee voted yesterday to admonish Jason Yates, Republican Candidate for US Congressional District 1, and accuse him of fraud for making false and misleading claims that he is endorsed by the Libertarian Party of Oregon.

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Nicholas Sarwark, New Chairman of the Libertarian Party, Speaks at the Office Grand Opening

Nicholas Sarwark, the Libertarian Party’s new chairman, chaired the quarterly meeting of the Libertarian National Committee this past weekend. They met in Alexandria, Virginia. On Saturday evening, there was an event to celebrate the grand opening of the new office recently purchased by the LP. Here is his speech:

Here is his report for the first quarter of his term:

Chair’s Report – 6/30/14 – 9/15/14

Populated IT Committee.

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2014 Alexandria LNC meeting discussion thread for Sunday

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The Libertarian National Committee is meeting this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia .

Broadcast channel #1:
Click here for the Ustream version of the broadcast or visit :

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/libertarian-party1

Broadcast channel #2:
Click here for an audio-only version or visit :

http://libertarian.caster.fm/

Meeting agenda:
Click here for a version of the proposed agenda .… Read more ...

Ann Coulter Wants to Drown Libertarian Voters

Ann Coulter

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 ...