Jan 06 2013

Richard Walton 1928 – 2012

Source: Green Pages (via Independent Political Report)

Richard Walton died last week. He is an important part of our history as a party. He was always, from the getgo of our party and before, deeply wanting there to be a strong third party in the United States. As part of this, he ran for Vice President for the Citizens Party in 1984, a precursor of the Green Party. Sonia Johnson was the party’s presidential candidate that year. He helped found the Rhode Island Green Party several years later. Together with Tony Affigne and Greg Gerritt and others from that Read more »

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Jan 06 2013

Libertarian National Committee passes building purchase motion

Source: Independent Political Report

Last month the LNC passed Daniel Wiener’s building purchase motion:

*Moved, that the LNC approve the purchase of an office in the greater Washington, D.C. area, to be named in honor of David Nolan, contingent on the following conditions:*

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– *A minimum of $400,000 shall be raised from dedicated contributions. If a portion of that is in the Read more »

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Jan 06 2013

LP Sunshine Caucus has new facebook group

Source: Independent Political Report

Thanks to Krzysztof Lesiak, the LP Sunshine Caucus now has a facebook presence. The group’s description, which may change later, currently reads:

Providing leadership by example through an open but focused public dialogue about making the Libertarian Party (US) more open in its dialogue, in turn setting an example for what we want government to act like wherever it exists. Read more »

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Jan 06 2013

IAP leader starts group that seeks political unification of all constitutionalist parties

Source: Independent Third Party News and Views (via Independent Political Report)

These days, Cody Quirk has had enough.

“After living through the nightmare that took place on Tuesday the 5th, I really have had it; I’ve gone through this for much too long to stomach anymore, I just can’t tolerate it now, period. So I’m putting my foot down and bring an end to it once and for all.”

An end to what, exactly? The Youth Chairman & Carson City Central Committee Chair of the Read more »

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Jan 06 2013

Mark Hilgenberg: Why Are Libertarians Hard to Understand?

Source: Independent Political Report

I found this posted to Facebook, and asked the author for permission to post it. Some of it might apply to other people who belong to third parties. Those of us who don’t belong to the duopoly of the Democrats and Republicans seem to think differently, I’ve observed.
The article can be found here .

Why are Libertarians so hard to understand? Why do they all sound alike? Read more »

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Jan 06 2013

Liberty for America Calls for Impeachment of LNC’s Secretary

Source: Independent Political Report

THE PROBLEM (from the January 2013 Liberty for America):

LNC Paralyzed!

Secretary Blocks All Business!

Since early December, our Libertarian National Committee has been totally paralyzed, unable to transact business or vote on motions because the National Secretary has been inactive. Read more »

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