Category Archives: Liberty/Free Market Parties

Eatonville, WA Dispatch: State Rep Challenged by Libertarian, Marijuana Supporter

Steven Nielson

Steven Nielson

By Pat Jenkins

An incumbent Republican, a Libertarian Party member and a candidate whose political affiliation is identified with marijuana are the choices for voters in the contest for state representative in the Second Legislative District in the primary election.

In voting that will end Aug. 5, Rep. J.T.… Read more ...

Joan Barron: The Third-Party Struggle

Joan Barron

Excerpt from an article in the Casper Star-Tribune:

Don Wills of Laramie County, the chairman of the Country Party and a former chairman of he Libertarian Party, said in an e-mail that the Country Party is not a qualified minor party any more because of the “exclusionary election laws that the Legislature refuses to change.… Read more ...

U.S. Marijuana Party: Annual Smoke-In at the White House 2014

Friday July 4th 2014 , will be a landmark day in our long standing struggle to achieve an end to the Federal Government’s opposition to reschedule T.H.C.


High Noon-3:00pm White House/Lafayette Park
3:00pm- 3:15pm Front of White House Photo opportunity
3:15pm- March steps off to Lincoln Memorial
3:00pm- 9pm Lincoln Memorial

This has been coordinated with US Secret Service, National Parks, National Parks Police and D.C.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: Republicrats Are More Equal Than Others

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that member of the two wings of the ruling party have more rights than members of other political parties. In 2012, that court ruled that Michigan’s “sore-loser law” applied to Presidential candidates, despite the fact that in 1980, the Michigan Secretary of State decided otherwise.… Read more ...

Marijuana Party: Protect Kentuckians’ Property Rights – Act Now!

We need your phone calls now to protect Kentuckians’ property rights!

The news of the recent decision against the Bluegrass hazardous liquids pipeline made headlines and impacts from Wall Street to Bakken shale country. Those of us here in the real Bluegrass reveled a bit and then immediately went back to work on the multiple layers of advocacy and action we are taking to support Kentuckians’ property rights.… Read more ...

Personal Freedom Party Faces Challenge In Ballot Access Drive

The Personal Freedom Party is an essentially nonexistant politcal party in New York State without a website, formal organization, bylaws, more than a handful of legitimate members, state recognition of any kind or anything else. The “party” has a mere four likes on Facebook. Tom Stevens, an attorney who founded the Objectivist Party and ran as its presidential candidate in 2008 and 2012, is the leader of this frivolous political organization.… Read more ...

Objectivist Party of California President: “The World Is A Better Place Without A Thug Like Trayvon Martin In It”

The following was originally published on Dr. Tom Stevens’s Liberty Lion blog on July 25, 2013: 

Luis Rivas, President of the Objectivist Party of California, has issued a statement on the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case and has given Liberty Lion permission to reprint it here:

“Justice was served with George Zimmerman obtaining a ‘not guilty’ verdict but, in my opinion, there never should have been a trial.Read more ...

U.S. Marijuana Party Chairman Detained in Washington, D.C.

From the U.S. Marijuana Party website:

Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 
Written by Sheree Krider

 William Chengelis

It has just come to my attention that William A. Chengelis, a.k.a., “Wayward Bill”, acting President of the U.S. Marijuana Party has been detained in Washington, D.C.

Apparently, per Jeffrey Kabik he was arrested following a handing out of a sampling of medibles.… Read more ...

Third Party Candidate In Massachusetts Special Senate Election Receives 4,500 Votes

On June 25, 2013, the special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts was held. It was held due to former senator John Kerry’s appointment to be the Secretary of State on February 1st. Democrat Ed Markey, a current member of Congress since 1976, prevailed over Republican opponenet Gabriel Gomez. Also, a third party candidate, Richard Heos, received 4,518 votes, or 0.39%.… Read more ...

Tom Stevens, Personal Freedom Party Candidate For NYC Public Advocate, Calls For The Decriminalization Of Sexual Service Contracts

On June 11th, Tom Stevens, the Personal Freedom Party candidate for NYC Public Advocate, called for the immediate decriminalization of sexual service contracts. Stevens, the founder of the Objectivist Party of the United States and its 2008 and 2012 presidential candidate, was also the former chairman of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPA), a tenure lasting from April 2012 to June 2013.… Read more ...

Update on 2013 NYC Mayoral Race

IPR has received information that Carl Person has sought and received the endorsement of the Reform Party for Mayor of NYC in 2013. Person, who sought the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2012 and was the Libertarian nominee for New York State Attorney General in 2010, allegedly sent the following proposed press release to the Reform Party:



Bill Merrell, NYS Chairperson,

Julian Panachyd, Campaign Manager

Bohemia, New York, March 22, 2013 –

Bill Merrell, Chairperson of the Reform Party of New York, announced today that “Carl
Person is the Reform Party candidate for Mayor of New York City.”

“Person is the candidate offering the best program for economic reform,” according to
Chairperson Merrell, “because Person’s proposals are directed to expanding small business, which is the nation’s only source of net new jobs.”

“Jobs is the main issue among voters, and our candidate has outlined the educational
reform that is needed to create full employment,” Merrell went on to explain.

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