Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Joshua Katz Will Not Seek Libertarian Presidential Nomination, Endorses NOTA

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From Joshua Katz on Facebook:

Dear friends and supporters:

I hope everyone is enjoying your Thanksgiving. This year, I am thankful for your support, advice, and help since I launched this committee. I am thankful for all the feedback I received, positive and negative, and for the activity this page saw.… Read more ...

A Thanksgiving Message from Gary Johnson and Our America Initiative

As we watch the coverage of events in Ferguson, MO, the continuing chaos in places such as Iraq and Syria, the nonstop partisan bickering in Washington, DC, and the many other challenges we face as a nation, it might seem difficult to be thankful this Thanksgiving.

But I AM grateful — for you and thousands of other Americans who keep fighting with me for real liberty.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Secretary of Defense is a “No-Win Job Overseeing a No-Win U.S. Foreign Policy”

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From the Libertarian Party website:

Libertarian National Committee Political Director Carla Howell asserted on Press TV that recent discussion about the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel ignores the broader issue, which is that the U.S. military needs to get out and stay out of the Middle East.

“Secretaries of Defense have been turning over about as frequently as employees at McDonald’s,” she said.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: Against Discrimination at the Barrel of a Gun

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From Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Darryl W. Perry at Free Press Publications:

The Advocates for Self Government have produced a 10 question survey designed to challenge “the dominant ‘Left versus Right’ political model” which tries to categorize “virtually all political opinion into either left and right. This model — still widely used today — is misleading and fatally flawed.”

However, this quiz still allows people to be classified as supporters of liberty, who still believe in using government force.… Read more ...

Nicholas Sarwark: Open Letter to Rand Paul Regarding War

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Press Release

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

An open letter from Libertarian Party Chair Nicholas Sarwark to Sen. Rand Paul

Dear Sen. Paul,

We agree with you that Congress should obey the Constitution. We should never engage in foreign wars without a congressional declaration of war, a restraint on military action put in place by our Founding Fathers to ensure lawmakers never send our troops to war without deliberation.… Read more ...

Libertarians Won 8 Partisan Elections on 11/4, but All but 1 Were by Default

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From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Libertarian Party nominees for partisan office won eight elections on November 4, but only one was contested. In the other races, the number of candidates on the ballot equaled the number of candidates to be elected.

1. Jacob Faught was elected Constable of Benton County, Arkansas, in Township 5.… Read more ...

Kansas Supreme Court disbars former Libertarian candidate for “inexplicable incompetence”


Dennis Hawver

Kansas.com:

Based on a 2005 trial, where acting as defense attorney he told jurors to both convict and execute his client, the Kansas Supreme Court has disbarred Dennis Hawver. Hawver is known for showing up at events dressed as Thomas Jefferson, which he also did for his disciplinary hearing.… Read more ...

Keenan Wallace Dunham Seeking Libertarian Party Nomination for President

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Keenan Wallace Dunham, a self-described “Mensa High IQ genius scientist”, has announced his intention to seek the Libertarian Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2016. From the “About” section of his campaign website:

Libertarian Candidate for President of the United States, Keenan W. Dunham, is a Christian dedicated to family values and peace in the world.… Read more ...

Seattle Times: Activists in Alternative Parties Discuss Cooperating in State

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Excerpt from this Seattle Times article, written by Joseph O’Sullivan:

It sounds like the start of a joke: A libertarian, a socialist, an anarchist and a Green Party member walk into a room.

But at the Traditions Cafe on Sunday night, representatives of the four disparate political movements took seats on a low riser in front of a crowd of about 40.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson: The Patriot Act or Liberty, It’s Up to Us

From an Our America Initiative email blast:

Just when we thought the government’s vacuum cleaner approach to our personal data couldn’t become much more outrageous, the Wall Street Journal uncovered the fact that the Department of Justice has, since 2007, been flying Cessna aircraft over the U.S. to collect our cell phones’ unique registration information.… Read more ...

Instructions on Writing Letters To Judge Before Jim Duensing’s Sentencing

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This information was provided to me by Beth Duensing, mother of Jim Duensing. Jim was found guilty November 8 of three crimes associated with an incident 5 years ago where Jim was shot by a policeman. Background can be found here . This letter from Ray and Beth Duensing provides some instructions as to how Jim’s friends and fellow activists can correspond with the judge who will be present at Jim’s sentencing.Read more ...

Indiana Libertarian Party Retains Ballot Access for Sixth Time in a Row

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From the Libertarian Party website:

The Indiana Libertarian Party retained ballot access for the sixth time in a row, going back to 1994, as secretary of state candidate Karl Tagenhorst received 3.4 percent in this month’s general election.

The secretary of state candidate needs to get at least 2 percent for a party to retain ballot access in Indiana.… Read more ...