Unity Party of Colorado: Bill Hammons Makes November Ballot 1st Round; Unity Party in 37 States

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July 27, 2016

Bill Makes November Ballot 1st Round; Unity Party in 37 States

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Joe Gibbs
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Boulder, Colorado – 2016 Unity Party of Colorado US Senate Candidate Bill Hammons (www.billisrunning.com) has been declared by the Colorado Secretary of State as having enough signatures to appear on the Nov.… Read more ...

Constitution Party releases new platform adopted at its 2016 convention

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Today, the Constitution Party posted a link on its Facebook page to its 2016-2020 official platform adopted at the party’s national convention in Salt Lake City, Utah in May. Just like in previous versions, the Constitution Party’s current platform continues to place an emphasis on the strong Christian roots of the party.… Read more ...

Latest Johnson/Weld video calls on voters to: “Declare Your Independence Again. . . . You in?”

“The greatest lie ever told in America is that the battle for our liberty was won in 1776.  The battle for freedom never ends. . . . We have to declare our independence again.”

Governor Johnson’s Youtube channel with many other videos can be found HERE.

UPDATE: The original was apparently “removed by the user.”  New link is

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Marvin Bush, youngest son of President Bush: “I’m voting Libertarian.”

marvin bush Marvin Pierce Bush, youngest son of President George H. W. Bush, younger brother of  both President George W. Bush, and Governor Jeb Bush, endorsed the Libertarian ticket of Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld earlier today.

Appearing on Washington, DC’s WJFK-FM radio’s (106.7 The Fan) sports talk show The Sports Junkies, Marvin Bush said:

“I’m voting Libertarian.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Idaho: ‘Albatross’

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Published on the Constitution Party of Idaho’s website on July 25th, 2016 (via Cody Quirk at ATPR)

The Federalist put up an article on June 8, citing former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman. She has “never seen such a confluence of auspicious opportunity” for an independent presidential candidate.

Whitman is a board member of an organization called Better For America (BFA), which is, according to The Federalist- “dedicated to offering a viable independent candidate for president”.… Read more ...

American Freedom Party leader attends GOP convention, has picture taken with Milo Yiannopoulos

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American Freedom Party director James Edwards and Milo Yiannopoulos

ATPR: James Edwards, one of the national directors of the white nationalist American Freedom Party, attended the GOP convention. His account of the experience was published on the American Freedom Party’s website on July 26th, 2016:

Veni, vidi, vici.I had the unique experience of being at the Republican National Convention last week when the center of the political universe briefly aligned in Cleveland, Ohio.… Read more ...

Open Thread for July 2016

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Here we are again–at the beginning of a new month.  As is our tradition, here is a thread for miscellaneous articles and conversation. If you have something you’d like to share that doesn’t really fit into the comments of an existing thread, put it here. This is for YOU. Don’t plagiarize anything or libel anyone, and besides that you’ll probably be okay.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party chairman: “How to talk with your Democratic friend”

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The following was written by Libertarian Party chairman Nicholas Sarwark and posted on LP.org today (H/T IPR’s Paulie):

Dear Libertarian,

Many of us have Bernie-supporting Democratic friends who are feeling pretty jaded right now. I bet you know someone who is. Maybe a close friend, a family member, a Facebook friend…

They just worked so hard for a candidate they believed in and have come face to face with the corruption and rigging of their party process.… Read more ...

Brian W. Ryman: What it is like to run as a libertarian

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The following was posted in the Libertarian Party Radicals Facebook group on July 25th, 2016 by Brian W. Ryman, a former Libertarian Party candidate for the Ohio state legislature (H/T IPR’s Paulie):

What it is like to run as a libertarian.

There are a number of good people who actively work to bring about a libertarian society.… Read more ...

Sen. Mark Madsen (Utah) switches to Libertarian, endorses Johnson/Weld

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UPDATE: Utah’s Libertarian Senator Mark Benson Madsen is scheduled to appear on  K-Talk radio at 8PM Eastern (6PM Mountain) TONIGHT (26 July) on the Standup Commentary Talk Radio show to discuss his change from the GOP to the Libertarian Party.

Listen Live HERE.  IPR readers may call into the show @ 801 254 5855 and/or ask questions online HERE.  … Read more ...

Two Montana state representatives endorse Gary Johnson for president

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GOP State Representatives Nicholas Schwaderer and Daniel Zolnikov

Matt Welch at Reason.com has reported today that two members of the Montana House of Representatives, Daniel Zolnikov and Nicholas Schwaderer, both Millenials and Republicans, have endorsed Libertarian Gary Johnson for president. The two state representatives issued a joint statement, published on Schwaderer’s Facebook page:

Representatives Daniel Zolnikov (R-­MT) and Nick Schwaderer (R­MT) announce their support for the Libertarian Party nominees for President and Vice President

Full statement from Reps.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Idaho: ‘Whose fault?’

 Whose fault?Published on the Constitution Party of Idaho’s website on July 18th, 2016 (Via Cody Quirk at ATPR yesterday)

In difficult circumstances, we admit to a fault—often we resort to Scriptures for guidance. The certification of a presidential candidate for the printed ballot of the Constitution Party of Idaho is just such a circumstance.… Read more ...