New Jersey Today:”Ron Paul Endorses Murray Sabrin for US Senate”

New Jersey Today reports that former Congressman Ron Paul has endorsed Libertarian Party candidate Dr Murray Sabrin for U.S. Senator from New Jersey.

“I am pleased to endorse my good friend of 35 years Murray Sabrin for United States Senate,” said Paul. “Murray’s dedication to, and knowledge of, the principles of liberty will make him an effective advocate for freeing the people of New Jersey—and the nation–from excessive taxes, debt, and inflation, as well as ending the ongoing violations of our right to free speech, property, and privacy.”

“Murray will also be an outspoken Senator for peaceful relations with other nations, and work to ensure that our immigration policies adhere to common sense solutions like his proposal to have immigrants obtain sponsors so they can assimilate and become financially independent,” said the former congressman, whose son is US Senator Rand Paul.… Read more ...

Final schedule of events for media at the Green Party’s 2018 Annual National Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 19-22

The Green Party of the United States has posted its final schedule of events open to media during the party’s 2018 Annual National Meeting at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City from July 19 to 22. The schedule is appended below. Former presidential candidates Jill Stein and David Cobb will be attending along with Green Party candidates running in 2018.… Read more ...

LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark at FreedomFest


FreedomFest is “an annual festival where free minds meet to celebrate “great books, great ideas, and great thinkers” in an open-minded society. It is independent, non-partisan, and not affiliated with any organization or think tank with over 200 different speakers, over 125 general sessions, debates, panels, lectures and other presentations.”

Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark appeared on the panel, “The Libertarian Outlook Here and Abroad,” Wednesday 11 July 2018 with Li Schooland and Thomas D.… Read more ...

Larry Sharpe Interviewed on The Rubin Report

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Crowdfund Insider: Libertarian Party Asks Trump to Pardon Silk Road Captain, Ross Ulbricht

Crowdfund Insider:

The American Libertarian Party has passed a resolution requesting that President Trump pardon Ross Ulbricht, a 34-year-old Texas native serving a double-life sentence plus forty years for criminal activities related to running the illicit Dark Net marketplace Silk Road.

The resolution passed at the party’s national convention, July 3rd in New Orleans.… Read more ...

Michael Hewitt Wilson: 12 suggestions for growing local party organizations

Posted by Michael Hewitt Wilson on facebook:

This is a list of 12 items to do and it may help new people get involved and grow their local organization. Don’t try to do all at once. Pick an item that you can do one month and then add another the month after that.… Read more ...

July 2018 Open Thread

Here it is, our usual monthly open thread for all matters that don’t fit into another thread. In theory, it should involve discussion of third parties and/or independents, but as long as you avoid plagiarizing or libeling someone, you should be fine.

Hmmm, is there anything going on in our country that might be worth talking about?… Read more ...

LNC EC pledges $10,000 for LPCT petition drive in increments based on LPCT fundraising

On the ballot access call earlier tonight Bill Redpath proposed allocating $10,000 from LNC funds to help pay for the LP Connecticut petition drive. Sam Goldstein amended this so it would only be available in $2,000 increments matching money raised by LPCT. Redpath, Goldstein, Jim Lark, Alex Merced, and Caryn Ann Harlos all voted yes both on the amendment and the motion as amended.… Read more ...

Friends of Larry Sharpe, Libertarian for Governor of NY ask for $50 donations for his 50th Birthday

Hesham El-Meligy via FB:

Today is Larry Sharpe’s 50th birthday. He is a husband, father, business and leadership executive coach, anti-war veteran, civil rights activist, and candidate for New York State Governor. He lives in the NYC borough of Queens; the most diverse in the United States. He is half black, was an adopted child, and an empathetic, compassionate, eloquent, and charismatic go-getter.

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Rod Hanscomb, Libetarian for Governor of Connecticut: More Youtube Ads

From Rod Hanscomb:

Paul,

This is a better to send out. That other link is harder to follow.

Thanks,

Rod

Check these out!

CT Housing Market

Drinking Curfew

Fix CT Cities

School Choice

No CT Tolls

Eliminate the CT Income Tax

CT – Lowest US Healthcare Costs

Constitutional Carry

Campaign website: https://rodforctgov.com/

Candidate Bio

Campaign donation link

https://www.facebook.com/rodforctgov/

https://twitter.com/rodforctgov

Rod Hanscomb has personally collected 3,000 volunteer signatures and pledged at least another 500 or cash equivalent to his campaign, and his volunteers have collected another 1,000 signatures with pledges for almost 2,000 more on top of that other than Rod’s own.… Read more ...

Rod Hanscomb, Libetarian for Governor of Connecticut: No Tolls

Youtube ad from Rod Hanscomb, Libetarian for Governor of Connecticut: No Tolls

More youtube ads from the campaign are here.

Campaign website: https://rodforctgov.com/

Candidate Bio

Campaign donation link

https://www.facebook.com/rodforctgov/

https://twitter.com/rodforctgov

Rod Hanscomb has personally collected 3,000 volunteer signatures and pledged at least another 500 or cash equivalent to his campaign, and his volunteers have collected another 1,000 signatures with pledges for almost 2,000 more on top of that other than Rod’s own.… Read more ...

Secretary of State certifies Ohio Libertarians as a minor party

via LNC list:

Harold Thomas, the LP Ohio state Chair, just reported that the Ohio
Secretary of State has recognized the LP as a minor party. A letter
was sent from the state’s general counsel a few minutes ago confirming
that 60,294 valid signatures are recognized.


Elizabeth Van Horn
LNC Region 3 (IN, MI, OH, KY)
Secretary Libertarian Party of Madison Co, Indiana
LP Social Media Process Review Committee
Vice-Chair Libertarian Pragmatist Caucus
[1]http://www.lpcaucus.org/

and

To clarify, this is stage one.

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