Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Libertarians Working for You radio show 1/28/15: Dr. James Lark, Carla Howell on health care

On this week’s Libertarians Working for You radio show, host Arvin Vohra (Vice Chair of the Libertarian National Committee discusses health care policy with LNC political director Carla Howell and Dr. James Lark, former LNC Chair and current region rep for Region 5 (District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia).… Read more ...

Marc Allan Feldman’s Response to the State of the Union Address

This is the second campaign youtube video from Marc Allan Feldman, a candidate for the 2016 Libertarian Presidential nomination. Dr. Feldman is an anesthesiologist who ran for Ohio state treasurer in 2014 and Ohio attorney general in 2010, and serves as the Regional Representative for Region 3 (Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky) on the Libertarian National Committee.… Read more ...

Lily Williams

Lily Tang Williams: Common Core Is ‘Communist Core I Once Saw in China’

Dr. Susan Berry at via Live Free Blog. Lily Tang Williams ran as a Libertarian for Colorado House District 44 in 2014 and serves as Colorado state director of Our America Initiative.

A Chinese immigrant mother of three testified before the Colorado State Board of Education that the Common Core is the same type of education system she experienced growing up in Communist China.… Read more ...

Vermont Libertarian Party Opposes Expanding Background Checks for Gun Sales

From the Vermont Libertarian Party website:

The Vermont Libertarian Party opposes expanding background checks for gun sales in Vermont. Vermont firearm dealers currently conduct background checks on each person purchasing a firearm both in-store and at gun shows. Expanding the background check law will have no effect on stopping criminal purchases, because criminals don’t obey laws.… Read more ...

Debate/Discussion thread with declared candidates for the 2016 Libertarian Presidential nomination

Declared candidates for the 2016 Libertarian Party presidential nomination: Dr. Marc Feldman, Darryl W. Perry, Keenan Wallace Dunham.

This thread is for the purpose of a discussion/debate among declared candidates for the 2016 Libertarian Party presidential nomination and members of the IPR comment community. Lurkers and new people are welcome to join in (first comment under a screen name/email address combination and any comment containing more than one link is automatically moderated).… Read more ...

2015 Libertarian State Conventions (listing in progress)

Wes Benedict

Wes Benedict has posted this blog post to list state LP conventions for 2015. Wes also posted to the state chairs and LNC lists looking for information about more states. Beth Vest from LSLA/National Organization of Libertarian Women/LP of Lousiana and possibly LNC regional rep Vicki Kirkland will also be calling LP state chairs to expand the list.… Read more ...

Washington Times: Libertarians Have Good Reason to be Optimistic

From the Libertarian Party website:

The Washington Times has an article in today’s paper that libertarians have good reason to be optimistic, and have made some history.

“A recent Gallup poll revealed that self-described “independents” are the nation’s largest political demographic. Indeed a record-breaking 43 percent of Americans now say they are independents, compared to 30 percent who are Democrats and 26 percent who are Republican.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: Lessons Learned from the Barrett Brown Case

Barrett Brown

From Libertarian presidential hopeful Darryl Perry at Free Press Publications:

The prosecution of Barrett Brown, which seemed to go under the radar of the mainstream media, is one of the most important cases of my lifetime, and has taught us several important things.

There is no Freedom of the Press:

Barrett Brown is an investigative journalist and had been a contributor to Vanity Fair and The Guardian.… Read more ...

Sheldon Richman: Are Libertarians Looking for Results or Self-Congratulation?

Sheldon Richman

Posted to Reason

Are Libertarians Looking for Results or Self-Congratulation?
There’s a big difference between trying to win people over and merely trying to feel good about ourselves.

By Sheldon Richman
January 25, 2015

When I was researching my recent article on Nathaniel Branden, who died last month, I came across an audio file of a talk Branden gave at the 1979 Libertarian Party national convention in Los Angeles.… Read more ...

2nd Annual LPBexar Fundraiser Sat, Feb. 7 2015 in San Antonio TX


Via facebook message. I attended last year, but can’t go this year. Passing along for anyone else who is interested and may be able to make it.

Hi Paulie,

I’d like to personally invite you to attend a special Bexar County LP Fundraiser dinner coming up in a few weeks. This will be the 2nd year we’ve held an event like this.… Read more ...

New Hampshire Ballot Access Bill Introduced by Ex-Libertarian Max Abramson

Max Abramson

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

New Hampshire Representative Max Abramson (R-Seabrook) has introduced a bill to lower the number of signatures for independent candidates and the nominees of unqualified parties. Current law requires 3,000 signatures for statewide office. The bill would convert petitions for all office to one-tenth of 1% of the population.

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