Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Arvin Vohra: ‘Don’t Make Your Message Small Enough to Fit Inside the Cult of the Omnipotent State’

Arvin Vohra at LP.org:

Arvin Vohra

Don’t make your message small enough to fit inside the cult of the omnipotent state. Don’t make your message small enough to be squashed or ignored.

What do we want? To replace government schools with true free market education, so that families can discover education that works, instead of being forced to pay for nonsense that does not.… Read more ...

2018 Ballot Access Maps: Constitution Party vs Libertarian Party vs Green Party

Here’s how ballot access is coming along for the three leading US alternative parties for 2018:

https://www.constitutionparty.com/elections/ballot-access/:

http://www.lp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-04-15_LNC_Meeting_Ballot_Access_Committee_Report.pdf page 3:

http://www.gp.org/ballot_access:

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Thomas L. Knapp running for Libertarian Party of Florida exec com

Thomas L. Knapp at Kn@ppster:

Subject: Notice of Candidacy
From: Thomas Knapp
To: selection [at] lpf.org

To whom it may concern:

It is my intention to seek election to the position of Director At Large (1) at the Libertarian Party of Florida’s 2017 state convention.

Best regards,
Thomas L. Knapp

Elsewhere at his blog, Knapp also offers a proposed LPF bylaws motion and rationale and analysis of a recent LPF exec comm meeting.… Read more ...

Mark Anderson: ‘Satanism in the Libertarian Party’

Mark Anderson at Freedom Gulch:

How offended are you that the national Libertarian Party Facebook page posted a meme that quoted the Satanic Temple?

If your answer is anything but “I’m not at all offended”, then just stop.

If you didn’t know, the Libertarian Party Facebook page published a meme that did in fact, quote the Satanic Temple.… Read more ...

LP.org: Larry Sharpe Conference Call on Communicating Libertarianism

From LPHQ:

You are invited to a special conference call on Communicating Libertarianism featuring LNC Regional Alternate Larry Sharpe

Tuesday, April 18

5 PM Pacific
6 PM Mountain
7 PM Central
8 PM Eastern

Larry Sharpe is a businessman and speaker. He has trained and coached hundreds of executives, entrepreneurs, leaders and employees from organizations all over the world.… Read more ...

Libertarians United Against Fascism write open letter to LNC; Starchild responds

From the Libertarian National Committee list:

On Apr 12, 2017, at 9:51 AM, Liberty Antifa wrote:

Hello LNC members,

We are contacting all of you in regards to recent events involving the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF). By now you are probably long aware of the controversy surrounding the fascist lawyer and former LPF Senate candidate Augustus Sol Invictus.

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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:

https://www.gofundme.com/medical-support-for-will-grigg

Adam Kokesh Arrested at Anti-Syria War Protest, Witness Speaks Out

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Thread for liveblogging 2017 LNC Meeting in Pittsburgh

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By request of one of our other editors I am setting up this thread for liveblogging during the upcoming LNC meeting this weekend. Links to the first few reports posted for the meeting, chair’s proposed agenda, live broadcast, LNC and staff listings, and information on the venue were posted previously. https://www.lp.org/event/lnc-meeting/ will have additional reports as they come in.… Read more ...

Alexandria Brown: Response to Ryan Ramsey and Timeline of Events


Ryan Ramsey is the guy with no shirt on in the photo above.

Via email from Alexandria Brown, in response to an article by Ryan Ramsey. My own response to sections of that article as well as a followup article dealing with myself, IPR and Warren Redlich is still forthcoming.Read more ...

Kn@ppster: ‘We’re going to shut it down’

Thomas L. Knapp at Kn@ppster:

That’s a gang calling themselves “Libertarians United Against Fascism.” What they’re threatening to shut down, unless they get their way, is the Libertarian Party of Florida’s state convention. And their two demands relating to that threat are designed to be impossible to meet.

Here’s their threat in full.… Read more ...

Zoltan Istvan: ‘Is monetizing federal land the way to pay for basic income?’

Zoltan Istvan at TechCrunch. Istvan was the presidential candidate of the Transhumanist Party in 2016 and is seeking the California governorship as a Libertarian in 2018. Due to California’s laws the party has no say in who runs with its label, and multiple Libertarians can be on the primary ballot against candidates of other parties and non-party candidates with no party nominations.Read more ...