Daily Archives: February 8, 2010

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Over 30,000 10-cent Libertarian stickers ordered. Get yours!


Dear Friend of Liberty,

Last week we offered a great deal on bumper stickers. As of 11:00 this morning, over 300 people have responded and ordered 30,458 stickers!


The offer expires this Thursday, February 11, so I’m repeating the original message below for your benefit. I hope you’ll go order 100 or 1,000 bumper stickers right away!… Read more ...

Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party Gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein argues for debate inclusion on WGBH

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Jill Stein and Emily Rooney Debate Third Party Inclusion

Jill Stein of the Green-Rainbow Party crossed swords with talk show host Emily Rooney, who opposes third party inclusion in debates. This interview occurred on the Emily Rooney radio show on WGBH, February 8, 2008. Enjoy.

Interview with Jill begins at 32:15 into the tape.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel to speak in Indiana, on radio program available worldwide

Former Democratic Senator and candidate for the Libertarian presidential nomination Mike Gravel will be speaking at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana on February 15.  Afterward, he will be interviewed on a radio program in the area that is also broadcast live worldwide on the internet.  More from the Muncie Free Press:

Currently he backs the National Initiative for Democracy, a legislative package that aims to give individual citizens the ability to play a direct role in the process of making and altering laws on the federal level through a ballot process.

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Delaware County, PA Greens hosting speaker on Honduras

From the Delaware County Daily Times:

The Delaware County Green Party will present Sylvia Metzler, who will speak on her recent experiences in Honduras as part of a Quest for Peace Delegation, from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday with a home-cooked brunch. The presentation will be held at The Peace Center of Delaware County, 1001 Olde Sproul Road, Springfield.

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PA: Libertarian hopeful to run for Mundy’s House seat

Andrew Seder
Wilkes-Barre Times Leader

Tim Mullen, a registered nurse and retired Army reservist, is making it a three-way race for the state 120th Legislative District seat held by Rep. Phyllis Mundy for two decades.

The Kingston Township man on Thursday announced his candidacy on the Libertarian ticket, a party he has been a registered member of since the late ’90s.… Read more ...

Phoenix Libertarians working to repeal food tax

Scott Wong
Arizona Republic

A group of Valley libertarians took its first step Friday to repeal the food tax adopted this week by the Phoenix City Council.

Don’t Tax Our Food filed paperwork with the City Clerk’s Office to begin fundraising and collecting signatures to put a ballot measure before voters that would overturn the 2 percent sales tax on milk, eggs and other grocery items.… Read more ...

‘Manhattan Madam’ after Libertarian nomination for NY Governor, faces nomination competition

Metro.US reports:

Forget David Paterson, Andrew Cuomo and Rick Lazio.

Kristin Davis, the “Manhattan Madam” who allegedly set up the love connections between disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer and call girls, is running for the top seat in Albany with the backing of Roger Stone, a GOP operative with a reputation for outlandish behavior and dirty tricks.

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Wayne Root: Lessons Obama Should Have Learned From Watching the Super Bowl

Lessons Obama Should Have Learned From Watching the Super Bowl

The Difference Between Las Vegas and Washington D.C.

Wayne Root

By Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee

I am probably the only politician in America whose day job is Las Vegas oddsmaker. I’ve learned many valuable lessons from sports and sports betting.… Read more ...

Wayne Root speaks to Utah Libertarians

Excerpted from an IPR comment by Joe Buchman:

A public THANK YOU to Wayne Allyn Root.

Last Saturday the Libertarian Party of Utah held a “How to run for public office 101″ meeting for potential Libertarian candidates for public office.

At the same time one of the other 2008 candidates for Vice President, Sarah Palin, was spewing kindergarden BS to the tea party folks in Nashville, Wayne was here, at his own expense speaking to us.… Read more ...

Latest Bob Barr columns

At the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

DNA database bill should be deep-sixed
6:00 am February 8, 2010, by Bob Barr

A few years back, I hosted a nationally-syndicated radio program, modestly called “Bob Barr’s Laws of the Universe.” One of the laws most frequently cited during the three years I hosted the weekly show, was Law Number Three: “No matter how much information government has, it always wants more.” This came to mind recently as I read of a piece of legislation introduced in the Georgia General Assembly by Rep.… Read more ...

Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein to launch campaign for MA governor in Boston, Mon. 2/8

Posted by Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch

From the Metrowest Daily News:

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