Leaders of the Libertarian Party are fixated on alienating those in their own party who still take libertarian principles seriously. Those who dissent from the LP's new strategy of a watered-down platform and soft-Republican national politics wil
What to expect from the Libertarian Party for the next 2 years at the national level. What will happen at the 2010 convention will depend on the perceived viability of the Libertarian Party as a vehicle to attain freedom in America.
John Buttrick is a well known Libertarian that was the AzLP candidate for Governor in Arizona in 1994 and was later appointed Superior Court Judge by Governor Hull.
Those of us who were hoping for a big upturn in the vote for third-party Presidential candidates this year were sorely disappointed.
I always have a plan :) - And those that know me well know that I am as open about it as possible. I always have a plan :) - And those that know me well know that I am as open about it as possible. I'll be writing about it here onRead Letter
To any and all “Libertarian” Party folks; those who still cling desperately to notions libertarians will someday be electable candidate, and by entering the political system, you can dismantle, reduce – or even eliminate it altogether – from within.
The only question mark is Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party candidate. Mr. Barr has made it clear that he will only debate Mr. Nader and no one else.
Those who know me know I define myself as an Anarcho-capitalist.... I was never much on party politics so when describing myself politically I preferred the term Anarcho-capitalist to Libertarian because I did not associate myself with a voting group
Christine Smith concedes at the 2008 Libertarian Party convention and attacks Bob Barr. After the Barr ended up winning the nomination Smith quit the party.
( I guess Bob Barr's campaign finally got the attention that it wanted )
At the Libertarian National Convention in Denver, Colorado Barry Hess gave the opening speech on Sunday immediately before the nomination process for the Presidential candidate. 'What a libertarian candidate should look and sound like'
"Bob Barr's campaign for President fell off a cliff yesterday. It's time for those who love liberty to redirect their resources elsewhere." by David Nolan co-Founder of the Libertarian Party
Ernest Hancock shares his views and experiences at the Rally For the Republic pre-rally at the park.
This was posted in the comments on Bob Barr's website. It is a post from the field director of his campaign. The post is on his personal myspace page:
Libertarian Party co-founder, David Nolan, makes a very interesting observation.
Libertarian Party's candidate for president won't be on the ballot in West Virginia, after a federal judge ruled that it waited too long before seeking petition signatures.
Wow! I guess 'Google Alerts' is keying on my name for some reason now. (Another oldie but a goodie)
Still Voting? (The Still Voting? signs were voting the most popular in local newspaper - Arizona Capitol Times. And Ernest got highest vote percentage in USA for a federal 3 way race of any 3rd party candidate) ( This link hit my email as a Google Al
I've heard from frustrated would-be Barr supporters who are being ignored and haven't received ordered campaign materials. One LP state chair who called the Barr campaign HQ was told he should talk to "our liaison with the Libertarians.*
Liberty's natural constituents have always been the young and disadvantaged, not the established and the elite. Is the Libertarian Party, built on the activism of the "have-nots," now snubbing its most ardent supporters?
"Today, former Congressman Bob Barr is running for President and his stands on issues mirror those of Dr. Paul. In the media, he is often compared to Paul, and we consider that an honor." (a large donor to Dr. Paul got this email and share
Bob Barr and his 'conservative' friends from the Republican Party, have demonstrated just how much they believe they _are_ the Libertarian Party now. The realization by the rank and file libertarian will cause a much greater backlash t
An assessment of how the Barr for President campaign is doing at the halfway point between Barr's nomination and Election Day
The Benedict Arnolds in the Libertarian Party have done their dirty work. Now the LP is officially under the control of warmongering neocon types. At least the top of the party’s ticket is dominated by such pond scum. I was at the Freedom Fest shindi
Suzanna Hupp called three Libertarian Party candidates for the state House on Friday to request that they drop out of their races rather than take votes from their Republican opponents.
"So are you calling for a complete genocide of the Arab race? Is that what you're saying? Unless they raise the white flag?" asked one of the program's hosts, Sage Koontz. "When you are in a war, you kill every thing that moves
Barr was one of the Republicans who spear-headed the impeachment effort against former President Bill Clinton. He has since changed many of his political stripes—and party affiliation—but has gained little traction since announcing his bid in mid-May
[what mock?!] New Hampshire libertarians who feel that the nomination of former Republican Bob Barr has “killed” the Libertarian Party held a mock funeral. Some of the participants banged on the LP’s coffin and screamed, “For the love of God, no!”
Heller may not have brought his gun with him to register, but he was armed with a load of candidate petitions. Heller is collecting signatures to run for the House seat currently held by Eleanor Holmes Norton as a libertarian candidate.