Author Archives: Jill Pyeatt

About Jill Pyeatt

Jill Pyeatt is a small-business owner from Southern California, and is chairperson for the Pasadena/Glendale region of the Libertarian Party. She can be found on Facebook.

Nickolas Wildstar Seeking to Be the First Black Governor of California

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Nickolas Wildstar Seeking To Be the First Black Governor of California

Political activist and rap artist Nickolas Wildstar is running for governor as a candidate of the Libertarian party in the 2018 California Gubernatorial election. Were he to win he would be the first Black person to ever be elected as governor.… Read more ...

Zachary Foster: The Cuban Libertarian Party Launches in Havana!

Posted to

May 7, 2017

For immediate release:

LAS VEGAS (May 7, 2017) – The Libertarian Party of Nevada is proud to announce today’s historic launch of the Cuban Libertarian Party – José Martí in Havana. Following the Castro regime’s recent persecution of Cuban libertarians, a determined group of activists in Havana banded together in a libertarian political party named after Cuba’s founding father, who died in Cuba’s war of independence from Spain.… Read more ...

Marc Montoni: William Norman Grigg, RIP

William Norman Grigg, RIP

By Marc Montoni

April 12, 2017

Libertarian freedom-fighter William N. Grigg passed away suddenly today.

He was 54.

Grigg is survived by his wife Korrin and their six children.  If you value and care about the stalwarts of the libertarian movement, be aware that medical costs and the loss of the family breadwinner will be a hardship — so please consider showing others that Libertarians care about our own – by throwing in a few dollars for the family:

Warring Factions of the Libertarian Party of Oregon Finally Reach Resolution Regarding Party Leadership

This was sent to us anonymously. It spells out a long-awaited resolution to the dispute over who the rightful leaders of the Libertarian Party of Oregon are.

After six years of infighting over the Libertarian Party of Oregon, the feuding factions have declared a truce.

In 2011, there was a bylaws crisis that made it practically impossible to make quorum at convention.… Read more ...

Representatives from Both The DNC and GOP Lament Results of 2016 Election, Wish They’d Paid Attention to Other Presidential Candidates

In a stunning commentary on the results of the 2016 Presidential campaign, participants from both the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions admit they wish they’d listened to the candidates from the other political parties.

“When I see the result of the DNC choosing Hillary as our candidate, I realize maybe Gary Johnson [the Libertarian Party’s Presidential candidate] not knowing of any world leaders he respected wasn’t such a bad thing”, said an anonymous source, who admits to being a delegate at the Democratic convention.… Read more ...

Distributed Voting for Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

By D. Frank Robinson, co-founder of the LP and founding chair of its Bylaws Committee

Historically, an American political party has not been a consistent entity; rather, it has been an ever-changing mix or coalition of individuals and groups who use the institution of a party to advance their own particular economic and social goals through a charismatic figure for President – when available.… Read more ...

Josh Sigurdson: Gary Johnson EXPOSED – Sabotage, Lies & Corruption

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LOLA DC Are Celebrating Women’s History Month With an Event Celebrating Three Mothers of Liberty (Plus Provide a Link for a Free E-Book)


On March 16, 2017, our LOLA DC Chapter is celebrating
Women’s History Month by hosting an event open to
WOMEN and MEN recognizing three mothers of liberty: Isabel Paterson, Rose Wilder Lane, and Ayn Rand. Check out their Facebook Event page by clicking HERE!Read more ...

Open Thread for March 2017

It appears that a new month has already started. Well, you all know what to do: this is your space to post anything you wish to share with your fellow IPR Readers. Hopefully, it will have something to do with our main topic of third-party and independent politics, but we won’t hold you to that.… Read more ...

The Freenauts Release a Song and Video Called “Third Party Girl”

Here is the link to the article which features the above video: EastOrlandoPost Read more ...

Zoltan Istvan: Why I’m Running for Governor of California as a Libertarian

Posted as an Opinion piece to Newsweek

February 12, 2017

My thirties started off in countries ravaged by environmental destruction and dictatorships. Back then, I was a journalist for National Geographic, spending most of my time abroad, even though I still called Los Angeles—my birth city—home. In the 100+ countries I visited, I reported on some harrowing stories: the Killing Fields in Cambodia, the near total deforestation of Paraguay, and the tense nuclear stand-off between India and Pakistan.… Read more ...

California Libertarian Angela McArdle Files To Run For Congress In Special Election

My name is Angela McArdle and I am running for Congress as the Libertarian nominee in the April 4th election for California’s 34th District, which covers most of downtown LA and its adjacent neighborhoods. In case you didn’t know, there’s a special election in my district because the former congressman received an appointment to become California’s Attorney General.… Read more ...