Paul Stanton: Perhaps “Working with White Nationalists” Is Not the Best Approach?

 

 

 

This was sent to the members of the Libertarian Party National Committee

July 20, 2017


Subject: Perhaps “Working with White Nationalists” Is Not the Best Approach?

Dear members of the Libertarian Party of Florida Executive Committee:
We are losing good members, and the trust of the public, due to the elevation of leaders in extremist hate groups to our party leadership. 
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Larry Sharpe Announces Run for Governor of New York

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Libertarian Party: LNC Seeks Applicants for Credentials Committee

The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is seeking applicants to serve on the Credentials Committee for the June 30–July 3, 2018, national convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. The LNC expects to make the appointments during its Aug. 19–20, 2017, meeting so as to give the committee plenty of time to do its work.… Read more ...

2017 Special Election Libertarian Candidate in Debate with Three Rs, and one AIP Candidate


Attorney Tanner Ainge, Provo Mayor John Curtis, Libertarian Joe Buchman, State Rep. Chris Herrod. (AIP candidate Jason Christensen was off the far right edge of this screen capture from KUTV. Democratic candidate Dr. Kathie Allen declined the invitation. Unaffiliated and write-in candidates were not invited.)

While the Americans For Prosperity (AFP) hosted debate for the Third District US House election to be held 07 November 2017 in Utah was initially billed as a primary debate for the three Republicans who will face off on 15 August, subsequent news coverage indicated the Democratic candidate, Dr.… Read more ...

Augustus Sol Invictus: Statement Concerning My Registration with the Republican Party

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Joe Scarborough from MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” leaves GOP and pledges to become Independent

From Ken Tucker at Yahoo TV

July 12, 2017

 

Stephen Colbert probably drew good ratings for his Tuesday show, which featured Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, the latter making some very minor news by announcing on The Late Show that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent.… Read more ...

Arizona Libertarian Party Loses Ballot Access Case

This case was last discussed on IPR here.

A decision came out today and discussed here on Ballot Access News.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Preserving our History

As you may know from previous posts, the national party is working on preserving our party’s history.

This includes archiving and preserving printed materials, digital materials, and more.

Our Historical Preservation Committee needs just $10,000 to fund their work this year.

As of right now, we are about $1,400 short of that goal.… Read more ...

Arvin Vohra, Vice Chairman of Libertarian Party, Announces Run for U S Senate

(Photo courtesy Arvin Vohra)

July 4, 2017

Over two centuries ago, our founding fathers declared fierce and open opposition against their own government. Today, I invite you to do the same with me. Today, I proudly announce my intention to run for United States Senate.

My campaign will be bold, unapologetic, and fearlessly Libertarian.… Read more ...

Austin Petersen Dumps LP, Runs as a Republican

Austin Petersen ex-L (R)

In an editorial titled “Why I’m running as a Republican for U.S. Senate” published earlier today by the Kansas City Star, former Libertarian POTUS candidate (not the nominee) explains his decision as follows:

“Although I ran for president in 2016 as a Libertarian, I intend to make this run for the Senate as a Republican.… Read more ...

Former Libertarian and Reform Party Presidential Candidate Appears on Infowars

Robert David Steele, a 2012 candidate for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination and briefly a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, appeared on broadcaster Alex Jones’ Infowars program this past week.

Steele, an open source activist who claims to be a former CIA agent, said the following during the appearance:

We actually believe that there is a colony on Mars, populated by children who were kidnapped and sent into space on a 20 year ride so that once they get to Mars they have no alternative but to be slaves on the Mars colony.

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Open Thread for July, 2017

Welcome to July! For some of us, this is a month for vacation. For others, it’s a month to hang out at the beach. It also means we’re halfway through the tumultuous year of 2017. For those of who who read and comment on IPR, it ‘s another month to discuss third-party politics and independents.… Read more ...