Is principle to ever be compromised? Is the LP its own worst enemy? Does LP politics further the cause of liberty? Can true Libertarians reverse what has been happening to the party; Is it possible given
This taxpayer funded beauty contest violates libertarian principles and they will not give their sanction by participating. The AzLP won a lawsuit in 1996 to be removed from this event but the state government can't take "NO" as an answ
Julia Miranda, libertarian candidate for city council, threatened with seven years in state prison for promising to return her salary to voters if elected.
(From Libertarian Candidate for President Christine Smith's Blog, regarding Ron Paul's American Freedom Agenda Act)
The seeming clairvoyance of Ron Paul is due to a principled stance that makes decisions about the proper role of government easy.
When the Arizona Libertarian Party was forced to allow hundreds of thousands of non-libertarians to vote in the primary of 20,000 Libertarians to determine their internal officers and candidates,... they sued. Years later, the verdict.
Citing overwhelming support from his own party's members and lackluster response to Libertarian presidential campaigns, Steve Kubby today endorsed US Rep. Ron Paul's campaign for the Republican Party 2008 presidential nomination.
Libertarianism is coming to the world stage and there is nothing the bad guys can do to stop that. So from time to time we'll share the thoughts of libertarians from around the country. These were first published in Dec. of 2005, but timel
Ron Paul lays it out in this YouTube clip from the May 3, 2007 GOP Presidential debate.
Many questions have been asked of Barry Hess and Ernest Hancock about their plans for the July 2008 Libertarian National Convention in Denver, Colorado. This should answer all of the questions.
I firmly believe there will be at least a metaphorical guillotining of public officials responsible for destroying the American Dream for tens of millions of Americans. And I do not wish to be affiliated with those standing in line for their turn...
Libertarian candidate for Arizona Governor was followed for months by ASU film students. The completed film is a very accruate view of a libertarian campaign (some Arizona politicians won't like it at all)
The 1991 National Convention held in Chicago over a steamy, hot weekend saw the nomination of Andre Marrou as their presidential candidate and Jo Jorgenson for vice president. That campaign ended up exposing many things. But many indications werre
Paul isn't a reflexive contrarian--he doesn't oppose just to oppose. Rather, he has a core set of principles that guide him. They happen to be the same principles envisioned by the framers of the U.S. Constitution: limited government, federal
Yesterday, the Arizona Libertarian Party almost drank hemlock in the form of a platform addition advocating the righteousness of limited taxation. Fortunately the vote was delayed.
“My signs were controversial because they were the only ones that told any truth,” he contends. “They spoke a truth that others didn’t want to acknowledge. People believe in supporting the truth.”
Reason: Is there anything in your former party that’s worth saving? Bob Barr: It’s not just civil liberties, but how liberties are governed.
"A former federal prosecutor, a firm social conservative, and a strong supporter of the War on Drugs, Barr doesn't fit most people's image of a civil libertarian."
Bob Barr as regional representative now has to take calls from rank and file libertarians on issues... OoooKay :)
Q: What is the difference between an anarchist and a libertarian? A: About 6 to 7 years, if they're paying attention.
(Bob Barr will change his positions on the role of government in our lives or he will change the opinions of many thousands of libertarians. Can libertarianism be redefined to "fit in" as a "mature party"?
Can a former Drug Warrior and supporter of government force make a good Libertarian? Former Republican, now libertarian, talk show host Charles Goyette interviews Bob Barr and asks that very question.
His vote for the UnPatriot Act was only the culmination of a dishonorable congressional career. He voted for every one of the federal ID and surveillance programs that oozed out of the ultra-statism of the 104th congress.
Richard Mack received more votes on less money than perhaps any other Libertarian Senatorial candidate this year. Pleas are coming in on the phone and through e-mail, asking him to run for president. Mack is not sure about that. What his is sure o
Timothy Moultrie is a grass roots activist in South Carolina who is determined to change his state. A long time teacher he is a founding member of STOPtaxes there. His candidacy for State Superintendent of Education was undermined by Howie Rich and
Libertarian Phil Smart said serving a 20-day jail sentence during his campaign for state Senate has helped his Election Day chances. Smart said. “I’ve got an unbelievable amount of press. I didn’t even have to pay for it.”
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That way, if Hess gets five percent of the vote, Libertarians will automatically be qualified for the ballot next cycle and save them lots of labor. Besides, anyone who has seen Hess in the debates would have to say he won the rounds.
A spokesman for Representative Rick Renzi, a two-term Republican, said many of the new independents were libertarians who rejected party just as they rejected intrusion by government.
Seeking to put an end to an incident that pundits say could tighten an already close U.S. House race, Rep. Barbara Cubin (R-WY) issued a public apology for a comment she made to a disabled Libertarian candidate following a testy debate. "It w