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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

LP.org: Libertarian voter registration surges, but debates still exclude candidates

Posted at LP.org

Libertarian Party voter registration has surged 92 percent in the last 10 years, according to Ballot Access News. The number of registered Democrats has declined 8 percent over that time, and Republican voter registration is down 5 percent. Democrats and Republicans are also being battered by people leaving their tribes to register as independents, who are up 19 percent in the last 10 years.… Read more ...

Connecticut Still Hasn’t Determined if Socialist Action Party is on for U.S. Senate

Ballot Access News:

There is no decision yet as to whether Fred Linck, the Socialist Action Party nominee for U.S. Senate, will be on the Connecticut ballot. The volunteers for the party have found numerous substantial errors in the validation process of many towns. Some town clerks invalidated signatures of voters who are registered independents, as though the town clerks thought they were checking a primary petition.… Read more ...

LP.org: SCOTUS circus distracts public from passage of disastrous spending bills

Posted at LP.org

All persons are entitled to keep the fruits of their labor. We call for the repeal of the income tax, the abolishment of the Internal Revenue Service and all federal programs and services not required under the U.S. Constitution.

As political news is embroiled in congressional hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual assault allegations made against him, Congress is also busy quietly passing staggering spending bills with bipartisan support.

“In front of the cameras, Democrats and Republicans in Congress are distracting us with a he-said-she-said reality show,” said Libertarian National Committee Executive Director Wes Benedict.… Read more ...

Nick Sarwark in 4-way debate for Mayor of Phoenix

H/T Jess Mears: 12News.com has a liveblog of last night’s debate which it sponsored along with the Sandra Day O’Connor Institue of four candidates running for Mayor of Phoenix, which according to 12News is the fifth largest city in the US. IIRC the position is non-partisan, but one of the candidates is Nicholas Sarwark, who is also current chair of the Libertarian National Committee.… Read more ...

LNC Transparency Tutorial with Caryn Ann Harlos, LNC Secretary

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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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