Is Larry Sharpe Beating Marc Molinaro?

As the NY Governor’s general election race begins to heat up, the news media has started covering Republican candidate Marc Molinaro. The big question is why.

Molinaro has raised a tiny amount of money for a GOP candidate, barely over $1 million. He has zero chance of winning the election.

What’s most interesting is that Molinaro is losing on a variety of measures to Libertarian candidate Larry Sharpe.… Read more ...

LP.org: Libertarian voter registration surges, but debates still exclude candidates

Posted at LP.org

Libertarian Party voter registration has surged 92 percent in the last 10 years, according to Ballot Access News. The number of registered Democrats has declined 8 percent over that time, and Republican voter registration is down 5 percent. Democrats and Republicans are also being battered by people leaving their tribes to register as independents, who are up 19 percent in the last 10 years.… Read more ...

Connecticut Still Hasn’t Determined if Socialist Action Party is on for U.S. Senate

Ballot Access News:

There is no decision yet as to whether Fred Linck, the Socialist Action Party nominee for U.S. Senate, will be on the Connecticut ballot. The volunteers for the party have found numerous substantial errors in the validation process of many towns. Some town clerks invalidated signatures of voters who are registered independents, as though the town clerks thought they were checking a primary petition.… Read more ...

David Packman: Green Party Candidate Was on Republican Payroll

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LP.org: SCOTUS circus distracts public from passage of disastrous spending bills

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All persons are entitled to keep the fruits of their labor. We call for the repeal of the income tax, the abolishment of the Internal Revenue Service and all federal programs and services not required under the U.S. Constitution.

As political news is embroiled in congressional hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual assault allegations made against him, Congress is also busy quietly passing staggering spending bills with bipartisan support.

“In front of the cameras, Democrats and Republicans in Congress are distracting us with a he-said-she-said reality show,” said Libertarian National Committee Executive Director Wes Benedict.… Read more ...

Open Thread for September 2018

Okay, all you free- and independent- thinkers: Here is our open thread for September. If you have something to share with the group that doesn’t fit into any of the other threads/discussions, here is a place for you to post it. Make sure you’re not plagiarizing or libeling someone, and otherwise you should be fine.… Read more ...

Tom Woods interviews Joshua Smith: The Present and Future of the LP (and the Problem of “Libertarian Socialism”)

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Statewide Green Party Candidates Tour Mariner East Pipeline

Uwchlan Township, Chester County, PA – All three statewide candidates of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) toured a portion of Sunoco’s Mariner East Pipeline at the invitation of the Uwchlan Safety Coalition on Tuesday, September 18 (see video at the bottom of the page). Governor and Lieutenant Governor hopefuls Paul Glover and Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick and U.S.… Read more ...

Andy Jacobs interviewed at Anarchapulco 2018

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New Mexico Supreme Court eliminates straight party voting

The Green Party of New Mexico agrees with and appreciates the decision of the New Mexico Supreme Court to strike straight-party or straight-ticket voting from New Mexico ballots. Straight-party voting is a device that serves the dominant party.  Minor party, unaffiliated, and write-in candidates are further disadvantaged by a mechanism that encourages voter disinterest.

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Ben Swann: Green Party to Blame For Ohio Dem Loss?

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Jimmy Dore: Cuomo gives the finger to “progressive” dems

On his most recent livestream, comedian and political commentator Jimmy Dore was incredulous by Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s endorsement of Andrew Cuomo.

His response? “If I lived in New York, I would vote for Howie Hawkins“.

Dore, in response to a Sunday interview CNN with Ocasio Cortez said,  “That’s who (Cuomo) Alexandria Ocasio Cortez just endorsed on fricking Television.” He went on to sarcastically say “The best to resist Trump is to blindly support the democrats mostly likely to vote with Trump”.… Read more ...