Author Archives: Joseph Buchman

Libertarian Party of Oregon: Sarwark, Harlos to Speak at Convention

LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF OREGON TO HOLD 2017 CONVENTION Saturday, 17 June

The Libertarian Party of Oregon will hold its 2017 business convention, featuring Libertarian National Committee Chair Nick Sarwark and the founder and chair of the Libertarian Party Historical Preservation Committee, Caryn Ann Harlos as speakers.

The convention will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on 17 June 2017, starting at 9:15 in the morning. … Read more ...

Constitution Party of Utah Holds Convention, Elects Officers

Gary Welch addresses the Constitution Party of Utah State Convention, 20 May 2017

The Constitution Party of Utah held its annual convention at the Salt Lake City Council Chambers on Saturday, 20 May 2017.

The following officers were elected:

Bryce Hamilton, Chairman (reelected)
Kirk Pearson, First Vice-Chairman (reelected)
Reed Miller, Second Vice-Chairman
Valerie Fauver, Secretary
Sherry Phipps, Treasurer

The Constitution Party of Utah was organized in August 2001 and achieved ballot status in 2004.… Read more ...

Utah LP to hold Special Convention on Saturday June 10th

The resignation of (R) Third District Congressman Jason Chaffez, current Chair of the House Oversight Committee, has resulted in a Special Election being called for Tuesday November 7th, 2017 in Utah.  Candidates seeking the nomination of the various political parties have until Friday, May 26th to so declare. Political Parties have until Monday June 19th to submit nominees from their Special Convention process (candidates can also register with the state by May 26th to pursue a separate signature gathering process).… Read more ...

“New Paradigm of Human Governance” – 2008 LP POTUS candidate Senator Gravel to Speak at Contact in the Desert Conference

Former United States Senator and unsuccessful 2008 candidate for both the Democratic Party and Libertarian Party Presidential nominations, Mike Gravel is scheduled to present a two-hour lecture on Sunday, 21 May 2017, titled “A NEW PARADIGM OF HUMAN GOVERNANCE” at this year’s Contact In the Desert conference near Joshua Tree California.  … Read more ...

“NAP a hit” – Mary Ruwart “WOWs” ANP Conference

Architects of the New Paradigm conference speakers, Will Wilkinson, Dr. Mary Ruwart, and Foster Gamble.

But do Libertarian Party candidates talk about, or even understand the NAP anymore?

In an email received by IPR from the Architects of the New Paradigm Conference Series producer, Jordan Pease, Dr. Ruwart and her explication of the core paradigm of the Non-Aggression Principle was described as “a hit” of the conference.  … Read more ...

New (R) Oregon SOS Reaffirms Current Libertarian Party of Oregon Leadership

Dennis Michael Richardson, Oregon Secretary of State

DATELINE: SALEM OREGON – In a Press Release distributed earlier today, headlined “Oregon Secretary of State reaffirms existing Libertarian Party of Oregon leadership,” newly elected Oregon Secretary of State, Dennis Michael Richardson, announced he had “reaffirmed that control of the Libertarian Party of Oregon (LPO) is to remain in the hands of its current leadership.”  His full statement can be found HERE.… Read more ...

Dr. Mary Ruwart to be Featured Speaker at “Architects of the New Paradigm” Conference

 

Dr. Ruwart, author of Healing Our World: The Compassion of Libertarianism, former candidate for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination and former member of the Libertarian National Committee will be a featured speaker at the Architects of the New Paradigm Conference in Ashland Oregon, 25 to 26 March 2017. She will be joined by self-described “radical voluntaryist” Foster Gamble, whose 2011 documentary THRIVE  (and subsequent movement) explicates a path toward a libertarian/voluntaryist utopian future for humanity.… Read more ...

FIELD REPORT – Johnson’s Latest Billboards: Choice, Ethics, Experience, Honesty, Peace, and Principles

This is a field report on the Gary Johnson billboard campaign in Utah.

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Late last night (5 November 2016) I parked by one of the electronic billboards just south of Salt Lake City Utah (the west side of I-15, just north of exit 284; near Thanksgiving Point) and photographed the following billboard images.  … Read more ...

November Liberty For America: 60 staff “consult” Johnson; December or January “surprise” suspected

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George Phillies has published his latest Liberty for America.

This issue is entirely devoted to an explication of the Johnson/Weld Presidential campaign finances “associated with their most recent disclosure, covering October 1-19, 2016.”

Liberty for America
November 1, 2016
Pre-election Issue

This issue is the last before the election.  It covers Presidential campaign finances associated with their most recent disclosure, covering October 1-19, 2016.… Read more ...

3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Will Johnson/Weld Fall Below 4 Percent?

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With recent polls, including ABC News (3 percent), Real Clear Politics (4.6) and Nate Silver’s Five Thirty Eight (4.7) indicating/forecasting a below 5 percent national vote total for Johnson/Weld one week from today – the result of a fairly consistent drop of about 1/10th  of 1 percent daily for the past few weeks, and with that decline appearing likely to continue, or even increase in magnitude, IPR is opening the doors to the more psychic or reckless of our readers to put your predictions in public.… Read more ...

Robocalls in Utah: McMullin is an Open Borders, Closet Gay, Son of Lesbians (so) – Vote Trump

Apparently being delivered to about 193,000 telephones in Utah.

“Hello my name is William Johnson. I am a farmer and a White Nationalist. I make this call against Evan McMullin and in support of Donald Trump. Evan McMullin is an open-borders amnesty supporter.  Evan has two mommys. His mother is a lesbian married to another woman.  … Read more ...

McMullin: Howl-o-Ween “Dogs for McMullin” activity

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Received by IPR earlier today

“Come join Evan McMullin in Park City for a Dogs for McMullin Halloween activity!

“Park City (Utah) is home to the annual

Howl-O-Ween dog parade.

“Bring your four-legged friend dressed in an Evan McMullin shirt as we show our support for the only conservative candidate in the race. … Read more ...