Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Updates on Florida LP’s Candidates Adrian Wyllie and Bill Wohlsifer


Bill Wohlsifer

Bill Wohlsifer, the Libertarian Party of Florida’s candidate for attorney general of that state, posted this to IPR’s Facebook page:

PLEASE TRY TO SHARE THIS IN MANY MAINSTREAM PLACES WHERE THE LIBERTARIAN MESSAGE IS NOT USUALLY HEARD. I WANT TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD. THEY HAVE $5M COMPARED TO MY $20K, BUT THE PLAYING FIELD IS LEVELED AT THE DEBATE PODIUM.

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Open thread for LNC discussions and updates: August 2014


No, not that LNC

This is the thread for our readers to discuss the latest news from and about the LNC. I meant to write up the main points of what happened since I posted the last one of these last month, and one of our other writers still can if so inclined, but I don’t have the time and energy to do it and besides, the main point of these posts is the comment section anyway, so here you go…have at it.… Read more ...

Lily Williams: My Journey from Tyranny to Liberty

Lily Williams

This was sent to me by Lily Williams. It was posted to Freedomworks August 27, 2014.

Lily Tang Williams is running for the House of Representative, District 44, as a Libertarian in the state of Colorado. You can find her website here .

I am an Chinese immigrant who come to America to seek freedom from the Communist China.

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Oregon Secretary of State and LPO Respond to Filing of Candidates by Reeves Group

Danger Drama alert

Posted to the Libertarian Party of Oregon’s Facebook page
August 27, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Republican Congressional Candidates Submit False Filings; Attempt to Obtain Libertarian Party Nominations By Deception

Wilsonville, Ore – August 27th, 2014 — The Libertarian Party of Oregon(LPO) has learned that US Congressional candidates Jason Yates, Republican, District 1, and James Buchal, Republican, District 3, submitted false certificates of nomination to the Oregon Secretary of State’s office.

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The Daily Bell: Judge Jim Gray on Drug Prohibition, Marijuana Legalization and LEAP

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Anthony Wile sat down with the Libertarian Party’s Vice-Presidential Candidate of 2012, retired Judge Jim Gray, and has provided this interview. It begins with a fairly thorough biographical piece, which the reader can find here .

They begin by talking about the War on Drugs:

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Republicans in Illinois Sent Out Armed Representatives to Persuade Libertarian Petition Signers to Recant

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The Libertarian Party of Illinois will have 7 candidates on the ballot in November after a challenge was met, it was anounced this past week. Counsel John Fogarty, representing the Republican Party of Illinois, challenged the almost 43,000 signatures that had been gathered in order to place the candidates on the ballot.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Russia: An appeal to western libertarians about the war in Ukraine

Mikhail Svetov at libertarian-party.ru/blog:

u-genghis-khan-monumentI decided to write this after I noticed that western libertarians have unaccountably developed a soft spot for Russian president Vladimir Putin.

The consensus among them seems to be that Putin is in the right in Ukraine. Even Ron Paul, whom I normally admire, has fallen for his charms.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of the Florida Keys endorses no candidates for August’s elections

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8/20/14 – Key West, FL

Ahead of August 26th’s local elections for many non-partisan offices in Key West and Monroe County, Libertarian Party of the Florida Keys Chairman Mike Kane released the following statement:

After much discussion and review, the Libertarian Party of the Florida Keys has decided not to endorse any candidates for Augusts’ elections.… Read more ...

Alaska News Story Suggests Libertarian U.S. Senate Primary Outcome Caused by Voter Confusion

Ballot Access News:

As previously reported, the Alaska Libertarian primary on August 19 included a 3-way race for the U.S. Senate nomination. Thom Walker won, even though he didn’t campaign and is not known to Libertarian Party activists. This story suggests that Walker won the primary because some voters confused him with Bill Walker, an independent candidate for Governor whose name was not on any party’s primary ballot, but who is well-known.

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Wyllie for Governor Campaign: ‘The Excitement is Growing!’

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Email from the Wyllie campaign:

Counting Down the Final Week of a Successful Craft Brew Tour!

Monday, we said good-bye to our families as we hit the road for our final two weeks of the craft brewery tour. We have a stop every night and weekends are filled with events. The tour started out phenomenal, with campaign stops full of people.… Read more ...