Category Archives: Liberty/Free Market Parties

Liberty Candidates: Liberty Inspiration Award

From Gigi Bowman of Liberty Candidates:

In honor of our 3rd Anniversary we are introducing the Liberty Inspiration Award.

This is an award that will be given yearly to 5 people who showed positive effort and energy throughout the year in spreading the message of liberty. They did not have to run for office but they did have to inspire other’s to step up or do something that helped to bring people together or enlighten other’s by growing the liberty movement in some manner by taking on a leadership role of some sort or by creating a new platform for inspiration whether it be media, news, music or just speaking out in some way that may have brought about positive change.… Read more ...

New Mexico Senate: Independent Jon Barrie Scores 9% in Competing Polls

Independent surveys this week by the Democrat and Republican U.S. Senate candidates show independent Jon Barrie scoring 9 percent in the three way contest to succeed retiring Democratic Sen. Jeff Bingaman.

According to GOP pollster Glen Bolger, former U.S. Representative Heather Wilson is holding down 42 percent of the vote to Democratic Representative Martin Heinrich’s 43 percent.… Read more ...

Darryl Perry Resigns as BTP Chairman; Party ‘Effectively Disbands’

Darryl Perry, who had served as chairman of the Boston Tea Party (BTP) since 2010, announced his resignation from the chairmanship earlier today, leaving only two active members of the party’s national committee. As a result, according to the following statement from Perry, the decision “effectively disbands the BTP” as an entity:

I first joined the BTP in 2006 and have been on the National Committee since 2008 when I was elected as an At-Large Rep.

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Pro-Marijuana Grassroots Party Nominates Presidential Ticket and Achieves Ballot Access

Richard Winger reports at Ballot Access News that the pro-marijuana Grassroots Party is on the ballot in Minnesota and has nominated Jim Carlson for president and George McMahon for vice president.

Carlson is the owner of  Duluth’s “The Last Place on Earth”, which sells synthetic drugs, bongs, paraphernalia, and sex toys.  This article from the Star Tribune chronicles Carlson and his shop.… Read more ...

Daryl Perry: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: Supreme Court Style

Email from Boston Tea Party national chair Darryl Perry:

During the last week of June, the Supreme Court issued two major rulings, one regarding Arizona’s tough immigration law and the other the much awaited verdict of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called “Obamacare.”

The court rightly ruled 3 provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070 to be unconstitutional.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: I Ran Away From Sanctions

The following editorial is posted in full with permission from Darryl W. Perry.

The US Congress has been considering tougher sanctions against Iran in “response” to Iran’s nuclear program; a nuclear program designed to produce energy, not to produce bombs. Though even IF Iran were attempting to build a nuclear weapon, do they have a “right” to nuclear weapons?

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Darryl W. Perry: In Defense of my Pro-Peace Message

This was published in full by permission from Darryl W. Perry.

The link to the audio can be heard here.

On June 16 the Keene Sentinel published a letter to the editor regarding my participation in the local Memorial Day Parade.

The letter reads,“I was angered and saddened to have to bear witness to the protesters that felt it necessary to be at the end of the parade.Read more ...

Objectivist Party Nominates Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidates

Richard Winger reports on the Objectivist Party’s presidential and vice presidential nominations in 2012.

Sometime in 2010, at an event in St. Louis, the Objectivist Party nominated Thomas Stevens for President for the 2012 election. The 2012 vice-presidential nominee is Alden Link. The same pair ran in 2008, and received 755 votes in the entire nation.

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Darryl W. Perry: The Conviction of Hosni Mubarak

Email from Darryl W. Perry, Chair, Boston Tea Party National Committee to IPR:

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was recently sentenced to life in prison for complicity in the killing of unarmed demonstrators during the first six days of protests that ended his rule last February. Reuters reports, “There were celebrations in the streets when the verdict was announced, but it was short-lived, as protesters learned of the mixed verdict: While Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison, he and his two sons were acquitted of corruption charges.”

Many of those gathered in Tahrir Square shouted and waved banners calling for the execution of the former dictator.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry Running for Cheshire County (NH) Register of Deeds

An e-mail from Darryl W. Perry:

I am publicly announcing my intentions to run for Register of Deeds in Cheshire County, New Hampshire against incumbent Evelyn Hubal. Hubal was first elected as Register of Deeds in 1974, and has run unopposed since 2000 (election results prior to 2000 were not available online).… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: ‘Obama, Romney and Marriage’

Emailed to IPR by Darryl Perry and posted at Free Patriot Press:


President Obama and presumed GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney have both made public statements about marriage recently. Obama claims that his views have evolved over the years and told ABC News, “At a certain point, I’ve just concluded, that for me, personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” Obama explained he was stating his personal opinion and supports the right of the states to make their own decisions.… Read more ...