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About paulie

Paulie at Next Free Voice, on Facebook, (205)534-1622 cell, Paulie.Frankel@LP.org Biographical information and Q & A

Crowdfund Insider: Libertarian Party Asks Trump to Pardon Silk Road Captain, Ross Ulbricht

Crowdfund Insider:

The American Libertarian Party has passed a resolution requesting that President Trump pardon Ross Ulbricht, a 34-year-old Texas native serving a double-life sentence plus forty years for criminal activities related to running the illicit Dark Net marketplace Silk Road.

The resolution passed at the party’s national convention, July 3rd in New Orleans.… Read more ...

Michael Hewitt Wilson: 12 suggestions for growing local party organizations

Posted by Michael Hewitt Wilson on facebook:

This is a list of 12 items to do and it may help new people get involved and grow their local organization. Don’t try to do all at once. Pick an item that you can do one month and then add another the month after that.… Read more ...

LNC EC pledges $10,000 for LPCT petition drive in increments based on LPCT fundraising

On the ballot access call earlier tonight Bill Redpath proposed allocating $10,000 from LNC funds to help pay for the LP Connecticut petition drive. Sam Goldstein amended this so it would only be available in $2,000 increments matching money raised by LPCT. Redpath, Goldstein, Jim Lark, Alex Merced, and Caryn Ann Harlos all voted yes both on the amendment and the motion as amended.… Read more ...

Friends of Larry Sharpe, Libertarian for Governor of NY ask for $50 donations for his 50th Birthday

Hesham El-Meligy via FB:

Today is Larry Sharpe’s 50th birthday. He is a husband, father, business and leadership executive coach, anti-war veteran, civil rights activist, and candidate for New York State Governor. He lives in the NYC borough of Queens; the most diverse in the United States. He is half black, was an adopted child, and an empathetic, compassionate, eloquent, and charismatic go-getter.

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Rod Hanscomb, Libetarian for Governor of Connecticut: More Youtube Ads

From Rod Hanscomb:

Paul,

This is a better to send out. That other link is harder to follow.

Thanks,

Rod

Check these out!

CT Housing Market

Drinking Curfew

Fix CT Cities

School Choice

No CT Tolls

Eliminate the CT Income Tax

CT – Lowest US Healthcare Costs

Constitutional Carry

Campaign website: https://rodforctgov.com/

Candidate Bio

Campaign donation link

https://www.facebook.com/rodforctgov/

https://twitter.com/rodforctgov

Rod Hanscomb has personally collected 3,000 volunteer signatures and pledged at least another 500 or cash equivalent to his campaign, and his volunteers have collected another 1,000 signatures with pledges for almost 2,000 more on top of that other than Rod’s own.… Read more ...

Rod Hanscomb, Libetarian for Governor of Connecticut: No Tolls

Youtube ad from Rod Hanscomb, Libetarian for Governor of Connecticut: No Tolls

More youtube ads from the campaign are here.

Campaign website: https://rodforctgov.com/

Candidate Bio

Campaign donation link

https://www.facebook.com/rodforctgov/

https://twitter.com/rodforctgov

Rod Hanscomb has personally collected 3,000 volunteer signatures and pledged at least another 500 or cash equivalent to his campaign, and his volunteers have collected another 1,000 signatures with pledges for almost 2,000 more on top of that other than Rod’s own.… Read more ...

Secretary of State certifies Ohio Libertarians as a minor party

via LNC list:

Harold Thomas, the LP Ohio state Chair, just reported that the Ohio
Secretary of State has recognized the LP as a minor party. A letter
was sent from the state’s general counsel a few minutes ago confirming
that 60,294 valid signatures are recognized.


Elizabeth Van Horn
LNC Region 3 (IN, MI, OH, KY)
Secretary Libertarian Party of Madison Co, Indiana
LP Social Media Process Review Committee
Vice-Chair Libertarian Pragmatist Caucus
[1]http://www.lpcaucus.org/

and

To clarify, this is stage one.

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LNC EC call on LPCT petition drive, Today, 9PM ET

There will be an Executive Committee Meeting to discuss time-sensitive
CT ballot access issues
Date: Thursday July 12, 2018
Time: 9:00 pm Eastern/6:00 pm Pacific
This will be held via teleconference.

Conference Dial-in: 712-770-8044

Conference Code: 396415
This is not a confidential meeting and any Party member may attend.
Staff, please post this to the calendar.

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LP.org: US, UK, and all other countries should embrace unilateral free trade

@ LP.org:

How tariffs work: they don't.

The United States, the United Kingdom, and any wise country should immediately implement policies of unilateral free trade. No trade agreements are required, no negotiation or retaliation, no matter what the rest of the world does.

By Bill Etheridge, U.K. Independence Party, Member of European Parliament
and Wes Benedict, Libertarian Party Executive Director

Besides the Declaration of Independence of the United States, another seminal event occurred in 1776.… Read more ...

Caryn Ann Harlos: ‘The Parliamentary Gordian Knot that the LP Faces’

By Caryn Ann Harlos, originally posted on steemit:

the-gordian-knot.jpg

At the last Libertarian Party Convention, business was adjourned before a Judicial Committee was elected. There are about a million ways to last Sunday that I can describe the many points of failure, but here we are. There is no Judicial Committee, and the LNC is deciding what to do.… Read more ...

LP.org: SCOTUS nominee thinks it’s OK to ‘disappear’ citizens when fighting terrorism

The Constitution and Bill of Rights shall not be suspended even during time of war.

On July 9, President Donald Trump nominated D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh once served as a law clerk for Justice Kennedy, who reportedly recommended him to Trump as a suitable replacement. Libertarians would appreciate aspects of his judicial record, which leans toward constitutional originalism on most issues, but Kavanaugh also has a significant dark side.… Read more ...

Libertarian national convention resolution condemning Jeff Sessions and calling for his immediate removal

The following resolution was passed by the 2018 Libertarian Party National Convention:

Whereas, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions is the 84th and current Attorney General of the United
States and former Senator from Alabama.

Whereas, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions signed an order to revive civil asset forfeiture and
allow local law enforcement to ignore state law.… Read more ...