Category: Libertarian Party

May 21 2013

Libertarian John Wayne Smith aims to downsize government as Florida’s governor

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

John Wayne Smith has ambitious plans for the office of governor of Florida: cutting taxes to the bone, eliminating dozens of agencies and offices, rescinding laws that allow the use of eminent domain to take property for private gain, and getting rid of occupational licensing schemes that prevent so many people from earning a living. And he’s Read more »

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May 17 2013

Libertarian Party: Don’t waste time investigating IRS, abolish it NOW along with income tax

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Return to 1992 spending level would allow balanced budget, end to income tax

The presidential administrations of Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton, and, now, Barack Obama have all been caught using the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target Read more »

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May 01 2013

Republican allies in Michigan courts subvert justice to block Libertarian competition

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Gov. Gary Johnson, 2012 Libertarian Party candidate for president, and the voters of Michigan were robbed last year, and the Republican Party is the thief.

Johnson was barred from appearing on the ballot during November’s election at the behest of the GOP establishment and Republican Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, who used their insider political power to block competition at the polls. The district Read more »

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May 01 2013

Libertarian Party statement on Boston Marathon bombing, Syria, foreign intervention

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

The Libertarian Party extends heartfelt sympathies to the surviving families of the victims and all who were harmed by the senseless and violent bombing in Boston on April 15 and its aftermath. We applaud the efforts of Boston-area residents and law enforcement officials who helped to remove the immediate threat of additional harm from the alleged perpetrators. Read more »

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May 01 2013

Sixth Circuit, in Very Short Opinion, Says Michigan was Right to Keep Gary Johnson Off the 2012 Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On May 1, the Sixth Circuit issued a brief opinion, saying the U.S. District Court in Michigan was correct when it kept Gary Johnson, or any other Libertarian Party presidential candidate, off the ballot in November 2012. The part of the decision on the merits is only one short paragraph long, and does not discuss the factual error in the U.S. District Court’s decision. The U.S. District Court had said in its Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

Brett H. Pojunis Reports on Last Saturday’s Non-Convention Event

Source: Independent Political Report

Found on Facebook

To the members of the Libertarian Party of Nevada Executive Committee, State Leaders in Region 4, Libertarian State Leadership Alliance, and members of the Libertarian National Committee;

Libertarian National Committee: Please give us a fair Convention in Nevada!

We respectfully request that the Libertarian National Committee host, facilitate, Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

Report from Libertarian Party of Indiana’s State Convention

Source: Independent Political Report

Drexler: Honors Go Beyond Just Winners
by Lauren Rumpler
April 23, 2013

There is a Peruvian proverb that when translated says, “Little by little, one walks far.”

Having spent the past weekend in Columbus at the Libertarian Party of Indiana State Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

Libertarian Party of PA Announces State Convention, Speakers

Source: Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania

For Immediate Release
April 30, 2013
Harrisburg, PA

Libertarian Party of PA Announces State Convention, Speakers

The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania will hold its annual convention on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, 2013, at the Harrisburg Hilton, One North 2nd Street, Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

Lawsuit Against California Residency Requirement for Petitioners Moves Ahead

Source: Ballot Access News

U.S. District Court Judge Philip S. Gutierrez has set a status conference for May 20 at 3 p.m. in Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County v Bowen, central district, 2:10cv-2488. He asked that all attorneys appear in person, rather than by phone, which suggests that the hearing will be about the substance of the issue in the case as well as about scheduling. The issue is the constitutionality of various California Read more »

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Apr 29 2013

Florida Libertarian Joseph Wendt netted 43% of vote on platform to abolish his office

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Joseph Wendt, 2012 candidate for Florida’s Soil and Water Conservation Board, netted the largest Libertarian Party vote total in his state, and one of the largest in the nation, running on a platform to defund and abolish the board he was campaigning to join.

“I am going to be blunt, the board is a waste of your tax dollars,” Wendt wrote on Read more »

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