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George Phillies: “Libertarian Populism”= Republican Lie

Posted to Liberty for America , August 2013
Dr. Phillies sent this to us at IPR for publishing.

The Republican Party has hatched a newer but hardly better scheme to
lure libertarian-leaning voters into their clutches. It’s called
‘libertarian populism’. It’s named after two things that Republicans
will never be: ‘libertarian’ and ‘popular’.… Read more ...

George Phillies: Impeach the FISC Twelve

George Phillies is a longtime Libertarian Party activist who was a several time candidate for various party offices. 

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Impeach the FISC Twelve

The eleven members of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and the Chief Justice who appoints them should be impeached by the House, tried and convicted by the Senate, and removed from office.… Read more ...

IPR 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Survey Results

Using SurveyMonkey, IPR conducted three polls from August 12-19 gauging reader preference for those running or interested in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  With each individual listed in alphabetical order, readers chose between:

In the three polls, participants were asked to rate the viability of the above individuals, to rank each based on personal preference, and to select one (or none) as their preferred choice for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

IPR’s 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll

The following is the first official Independent Political Report poll concerning the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

The only individuals included in this poll are those who are either officially running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination or have expressed interest in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

New Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential Poll Started

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Joe Wendt, a Libertarian Party of Florida activist, created the following new online poll using Survey Monkey. IPR reported the results of the previous poll, with some different candidates, yesterday. Candidates in bold have already announced they are running; the rest are speculative. The following are the questions, with a list of choices:

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Jesse Ventura, George Phillies Top First Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential Poll

A pin for Gary Johnson, who has expressed interest in possibly seeking the Libertarian Party presidential nomination in 2016

From the August 2013 edition of Liberty for America

Our Party has its first Presidential election poll for 2016. As run by Libertarian Joe Wendt of Florida, the surveymonkey poll revealed

George Phillies 17%
Jesse Ventura 17%
Jim Burns 15%
Jim Gray 9%
Lee Wrights 9%
Mary Ruwart 7%
Adam Kokesh 7%
Darryl Perry 6%
John Wayne Smith 5%
Adrian Wyllie 4%
Robert Milnes 2%
Kip Lee 2%

Wendt reports that he is opening a new poll, removing Jesse Ventura and Adam Kokesh (due to age, Kokesh will be ineligible for the presidency in 2016, but he has expressed interest in running in 2020 -KL), and adding Carla Howell and Jim Duensing, a question about the Vice Presidential candidate, and a question about whether the pollee plans to attend the 2016 National Convention.… Read more ...

August 2013 Edition of Liberty for America Released

Published by former Libertarian presidential contender George Phillies, Liberty for America is a monthly newsletter covering news and views about the Libertarian Party.

From Professor Phillies, August 11, 2013:

The August Liberty for America is out. Readers will note that we are covering expenses of Johnson 2012 a month at a time, and by and by for the entire campaign.

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Gold USA Group: LNC In Action and How They Spent Your Money

Published August 6, 2013 on GoldUSAGroup.com

November 2012 meeting of the Libertarian National Committee (LNC)

The June 2013 LNC membership report shows that the national party has 14,158 dues-paying members, slightly fewer than in November 2012, but well up from the 12,870 members in June 2012.  There are another 1070 donors who are not members.Party finances might possibly raise a few concerns.  
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George Phillies On New LP Headquarters: “The Nolan 2% of a Building”

Originally published August 10, 2013 on GoldUSAGroup.com

Current Libertarian Party National Headquarters are located in the Watergate Hotel 

The LNC in the form of its Executive Committee is currently planning to take the building fund donations and buy a condo, a small section of a large office building.The LNC ExComm voted to buy the space.
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New Report: 95% of Gary Johnson January 2012 Finances Went On Staff

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Posted by George Phillies on July 26, 2013 on Gold USA Group’s website:

At the end of December, 2011, Johnson announced that he was switching parties to pursue the Libertarian Party’s Presidential nomination.  We are now into Johnson’s Libertarian nominating campaign.  We remind readers that Johnson’s January, 2102 disbursements are found in his “February” FEC filings, the filings made in February.  … Read more ...

George Phillies On LNC Finances

From: George Phillies
Date: Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 9:02 AM
Subject: FYI, Branding, LNC Finances, Other

BCC because there is a long list of you:

I remind you of a directive from Geoff Neale to the LNC Staff: “Staff will prepare and present to the LNC no later than two weeks before the next LNC on our current branding.”  It’s in the discuss list someplace.… Read more ...