US Senate Candidate Austin Petersen on Infowars

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CBS Live It Up with Donna Drake: Larry Sharpe on NY Governor run

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LA Times: “Inspired by Seattle and turned off by Trump, People’s Party looks for a national stage”

Organizers of what could become a new U.S. political party will gather in Washington, D.C., this weekend to decide whether to work within the Democratic Party for reform or launch their own progressive movement called the People’s Party, with Bernie Sanders as their preferred presidential candidate.

While the outlines of what the People’s Party might look like are still unfolding, organizers have already found a working model for guidance and inspiration — in Seattle.Read more ...

Johnston: Maine county commissioner switches to LP

Bob Johnston reports @ www.lp.org

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Zakk Maher, a county commissioner for Androscoggin County, Maine, switched to the Libertarian Party on Sept. 7. Maher was elected to the seat last November as a Republican, defeating the challenger with 63 percent of the vote. The term of the seat lasts until the end of 2020.… Read more ...

September 2017 Open Thread

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Our monthly open thread. Post news tips about alt parties and independent candidates, discuss any story that should be posted here but has not yet been posted, or even delve into completely off-topic stuff…just avoid quarantined thread subject matter and things that could get us and/or you into legal trouble such as threats, libel, and copyright infringement.… Read more ...

Adam Kokesh: In Praise of Larry Sharpe

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Augustus Invictus Announces Republican 2018 Senate Run

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Adam Kokesh: The New Libertarian Strategy

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Our America Initiative to Appeal Commission on Presidential Debates Decision

The Jack News:

September 6, 2017, Salt Lake City – Pledging to take the fight to the Supreme Court if necessary, officials with the Our America Initiative plan to appeal an August 29 decision by the federal D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The appeals court decision upheld an earlier dismissal of Johnson v.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party calls for criminal prosecution of law-breaking cop

LP celebrates nurse who defended patient’s 4th Amendment rights

Salt Lake City nurse Alex Wubbels was taken into custody for correctly defending her unconscious patient’s rights.

“Arresting a nurse for following the Constitution against the orders of an out-of-control police officer is outrageous,” said Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee.

Police body-cam videos released on Thursday by the Salt Lake Tribune explicitly show Nurse Alex Wubbels being taken into custody for correctly defending her patient’s right not to have blood drawn without his consent, the patient being under arrest or under a warrant for probable cause.… Read more ...

PSL statement on DACA repeal

Party for Socialism and Liberation:

Statement from the Party for Socialism and Liberation on the recent announcement from the White House of the cancellation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

The White House has announced that it will be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program otherwise known as DACA.… Read more ...

Green Party to “Draft Bernie” organizers hoping to launch a new party: Go Green

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WASHINGTON, D.C.Green Party leaders are challenging organizers and voters convening in Washington, D.C., to discuss founding a new progressive party centered around Bernie Sanders to recognize that such a party already exists and to “Go Green.”

The “People’s Convergence” is meeting from September 8 through 10 at American University and will present a “Draft Bernie” petition to Sen.… Read more ...