Author Archives: Jill Pyeatt

About Jill Pyeatt

Jill Pyeatt is a small-business owner and jewelry designer from Southern California. She currently serves on the Judicial Committee of the Libertarian Party of CA. She can be found on Facebook and Twitter.

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 ...

Livestream for Day 3, Libertarian National Convention July 3, 2018

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Livestream for Day 2, Libertarian National Convention July 2, 2018

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Open Thread for Liveblogging and Discussion of Libertarian Convention July 1 – 3 2018

Here’s a central location to keep everyone who is not at the New Orleans convention updated on what’s going on.… Read more ...

Link to Livestream of Libertarian National Convention Day 1

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Voting and Attendance Records for the Libertarian National Committee Members 2016-2018 Term, Compiled by Chuck Moulton

Long-time Libertarian activist Chuck Moulton has taken the time to compile the voting records, both roll-call and email, for the members of the Libertarian National Committee for the past two-year term. This information should be helpful in making choices of whom a delegate might wish to vote back onto the committee.… Read more ...

Open Thread for Discussing and/or Live-Blogging the CA and NH LP Conventions April 27 to 29

The California Libertarian Convention will be held this weekend at the Marriott in Long Beach. It promises to be exciting, busy and full of drama. I’ll live-blog as much as I can, but since I’m helping in a few areas I may not have much time to. Anyone with something to share can use this open thread.… Read more ...

March 2018 Open Thread

Welcome to March! Some of you might be experiencing spring by now (not here in southern California, though). This is a good transitional month to talk about the upcoming elections in 2018, and some of the activities surrounding third parties and independents. Sick of the narratives from both the Democratic and Republican parties?… Read more ...

Nickolas Wildstar, Libertarian Candidate for Governor of CA, Issues Campaign Announcement

Hi! I’m Nickolas Wildstar and I’m running for Governor! California has been my home for over 18 years and during that time I’ve watched as the state went through extraordinary changes, both good and bad. But one thing that seems to have been consistent nationwide is the corporate takeover of America.… Read more ...

Paul Frankel: Why Libertarians need to denounce the Alt Right and white nationalists and don’t need to worry about libertarian socialists and antifa

Submitted to IPR by Paulie:

As part of my efforts as a writer here at IPR, I monitor the news for stories about the LP. If you look at google news (news.google.com) for “libertarian” or “libertarian party” these days you will find some disturbing connotations. Among the stories on the very first page of results for libertarian as of when I looked it up yesterday:

Does libertarianism have an alt-right problem?

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Open Thread for August, 2017

Here we go again–a new month is beginning. Here is a place to post anything that doesn’t fit into another thread. If you think IPR readers might be interested in something you have to share, post it here. Please make sure you don’t plagiarize anything or libel anyone, and you’ll probably be just fine.… Read more ...

Los Angeles Libertarians Plan a Large Presence at Third Annual Politicon

This upcoming weekend, the Pasadena Convention Center will host the third annual Politicon. This is a nonpartisan 2-Day event for political junkies. There are many political media figures who will be there, along with past, current and upcoming candidates for office. IPR readers might remember Austin Petersen, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination in 2016 (now running for office as a Republican).… Read more ...