Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Libertarians Join North Texas Marijuana March

From Garry Reed at The Examiner:

For the third year in a row DFW NORML, the Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, will be staging their version of the Global Marijuana March of North Texas.

The event will take place in downtown Cowtown Saturday, May 2, 2015 and will feature speakers, live music, vendor booths, food and drink, prizes, a march for marijuana from Mambo’s Tapas Cantina to the historic Tarrant County Courthouse – and Libertarian Party activists.… Read more ...

Jill Stein & Christina Tobin Deliver Address at 420 Rally

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From a Free and Equal Elections Foundation email blast:

Dr. Jill Stein, 2012 Green Party presidential candidate, and Christina Tobin, founder of the Free and Equal Elections Foundation, delivered powerful speeches at the Denver 420 Rally on April 19th in front of Civic Center in downtown Denver to a crowd of over 30,000 people.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana Urges Veto of HB 1432 Vaping Bill

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Press release from the LPIN:

In an open letter to Governor Mike Pence, Libertarian Party of Indiana State Chairman Joe Hauptmann called for the governor’s veto of job-killing legislation that would primarily impact emerging small businesses across the state.

Legislation with strict regulations targeting small businesses with an interest in the manufacturing and sale of e-liquids used in the emerging vaping industry won approval by both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly and now sits on Governor Pence’s desk.… Read more ...

Bills in AL and OK to lower signature amounts to be voted on this week

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LP.org blog:

Bills to lower the amount of signatures needed to become a recognized party in Alabama and Oklahoma, two of the most difficult states for ballot access, will be voted on this week.

In Alabama, SB 211 would cut the amount of required signatures in half, from 3% of the last general election’s gubernatorial vote to 1.5%.… Read more ...

Marc Feldman speaks at 2015 Indiana LP convention; Joe Hauptmann elected as LPIN Chair

Marc Feldman, a candidate for the 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential nomination, at the 2015 Indiana LP convention held this past weekend:

According to a message posted by outgoing LPIN chair Dan Drexler to the LP state chairs list, Joe Hauptmann was elected as the new state chair. That’s all the news from the LPIN convention I have seen so far.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: Who in the world is the US killing with drones?


By Darryl W. Perry, a candidate for the 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential nomination, at fpp.cc:


For the last several years US government has not only attempted to cover-up the death toll of drone strikes, but often has no idea who is being killed. This may not come as a surprise to some, given that NBC News reported in 2013 that, “[a]bout one of every four of those killed by drones in Pakistan between Sept.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura says he’ll decide on seeking Libertarian nomination in “June 2016″


Ventura (right) with fellow perennial hypothetical candidate, Donald Trump

In a twitter conversation in response to a question from Roger Stone about seeking the Libertarian nomination for President in 2016, Gov. Ventura stated the following:

If I do I will. It won’t be until June of 2016 because we got to get the pikers out first.

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Patrick McKnight: 10 Myths (and Realities) about the Libertarian Party

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From New Jersey Libertarian Party Chair Patrick McKnight:

10 Myths (and Realities) about the Libertarian Party

10. Libertarianism is a new, radical idea. The struggle for liberty is as old as human civilization. America was founded on the concept of individual liberty!

9. Libertarians don’t care about poverty. Libertarians understand poverty has increased in America since the creation of the Great Society welfare state in the 1960’s.… Read more ...

2015 Wisconsin Libertarian Convention elects new party officers and state committee

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The Libertarian Party of Wisconsin met for the 2015 Convention on Sat. April 25, at the Olympia Resort & Hotel in Oconomowoc, WI.  The morning business meeting was focused on the election of new officers and a new state executive committee, followed by the convention’s guest speakers in the afternoon.

Joseph Kexel, the party’s 2012 nominee for U.S.… Read more ...

Wyoming Libertarian Party’s future may be in jeopardy

CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Some members of the Wyoming Libertarian Party said they plan to step up and run for leadership roles so the third-party group will not be disbanded because of lack of interest.

Richard Brubaker, the party’s current chairman, issued a warning that he would consider a motion to dissolve the group if there isn’t enough interest to keep it operating.… Read more ...

May Day Money Bomb for Louisiana State Rep Candidate Jay Price

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Email blast from the Committee to Elect Jay Price:

Hello, my name is Jay Price. I’m running as the Libertarian candidate for Louisiana State House District 70. Over the course of my life, I’ve watched politicians from the two major political parties work together to advance the goals of a very small group of their special interests.… Read more ...