George Phillies (photo from his 2008 presidential campaign)
Every month, Massachussetts Libertarian Party activist and frequent IPR commentator George Phillies publishes Liberty for America. This online as well as hard copy newsletter covers news about the Libertarian Party as well as provides views and analysis on what is going on with the LP along with other pressing issues of the day.… Read more ...
It is now revealed by the ACLU that the Federal Government has been using no-fly lists to turn people into Federal spies, planting them in religious institutions and community groups. For much more https://www.aclu.org/unleashed-and-unaccountable
The mechanism is simple. The Federal octopus waits until the victim has flown to a remote foreign place.… Read more ...
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 is a longtime Libertarian Party activist who was a several time candidate for various party offices.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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:
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 ...
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.
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.