Daily Archives: July 5, 2011

Libertarians Call On Florida Sheriffs To Arrest TSA Agents

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA – In a strongly-worded email sent today to all of Florida’s 67 county sheriffs, the Libertarian Party of Florida demanded the arrest of TSA agents for violations of the U.S. and Florida Constitutions, and accused TSA agents of committing sexual battery. The letter reads as follows:

July 4, 2011

Dear Sheriff,

On this day in 1776, our forebears founded this Nation by declaring their independence from an oppressive government.… Read more ...

Nader Is “Very Unlikely” To Run Again In 2012

Chris Hedges at OpEdNews features a long interview with Ralph Nader.  It is a bit heavy on editorializing but features some good quotes from the consumer advocate ranging from budget fights to neoconservatism. One bit is particularly relevant for political junkies.

When I asked Nader, who mounted campaigns for the presidency in 2000, 2004 and 2008, if he would consider running again, he answered that it was “very unlikely.”

“You have millions of people who say run, run, run,” he said.

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MN Libertarians Eye Opening From Government Shutdown

From the Pioneer Press, a newspaper based in the Twin Cities:

Less government is good government, as far as Tylor Slinger is concerned.

As a member of the executive board of the Libertarian Party of Minnesota, the resident of St. Paul’s Highland Park sees benefits in the state government shutdown.

In Slinger’s eyes, this isn’t “tea party” radicalism or anarchist rhetoric.

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