Daily Archives: February 1, 2012

Libertarian Presidential Candidates Quizzed On Federal Budget

This email was sent on Jan 19 to the six Libertarian candidates who had so far accepted invitations to appear in debates:

Independent Political Report is asking the Libertarian Party presidential candidates for a preview of the 2013 budget they would send to Congress if elected. IPR has prepared an online spreadsheet with 20 spending categories and 10 revenue categories, along with reference figures from the most recent fiscal year that has published actuals.Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Campaign Produces First TV Spot

BURNET, Texas (Feb. 1) – The Lee Wrights for President campaign has produced their first TV ad, a 30-second spot called “War Breeds War.” The campaign plans to offer a customizable version of this, and other spots they hope to produce, to Libertarian candidates, state Libertarian parties and local affiliates.… Read more ...

Objectivist Party Purges Officer for Christian Beliefs

Via Liberty Lion:

On January 27, 2012, the Governing Board of the Objectivist Party accepted the resignation of Ronald S. Ramo as Treasurer of the Objectivist Party of New York and terminated his membership in the Objectivist Party.

Dallwyn Merck, a member of the Governing Board, commented on these actions as follows:

“Two incidents involving “conspicuous displays of ignorance” led to the Governing Board’s unanimous acceptance of the resignation of Ron Ramo as OPNY Treasurer.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘The Jirga Medal of Honor’

Posted by Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

The U.S. war in Afghanistan is testing so much futuristic detect and destroy weaponry that it can be called the most advanced all-seeing invasion in military history. From blanket satellite surveillance to soldiers’ infra-red vision to the remotely guided photographing, killer drones to the latest fused ground-based imagery and electronic signal intercepts, the age of robotic land, sea, and air weaponry is at hand.… Read more ...

CA LP: ‘Exceptional Line-up of Speakers Planned for CA Libertarian Convention 2012’

February 1, 2012 is the last day for early-bird pricing for this year’s California Libertarian convention, to be held March 2 through 4 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Ventura.

Here are the speakers scheduled:

Peter Schiff

As CEO and Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital, Peter Schiff is one of the most in-demand commentators on economics and investments in America today.… Read more ...