Category Archives: Liberty/Free Market Parties

Kent McManigal: Excuses for Borderism

Kent-McManigal-colorFrom Kent McManigal, 2008 Libertarian Party and Boston Tea Party candidate:

Maybe America and “our culture” can’t survive the lack of a government enforced border.
Maybe gun owners will see their liberty stripped away due to new “laws” supported by new migrants.
Maybe welfare will be overwhelmed and run out of funds.

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J.R. Myers: Tundra Roots Coalition, An Alaskan Tale

J.R. Myers

From Alaska Constitution Party chairman J.R. Myers, submitted to IPR for publication:

What is going on in Alaska politics? Who are some of the players? What can we expect? Oil prices are dropping and are now far below State of Alaska budget predictions of over $100 a barrel. Output and actual oil flow volume have decreased precipitously in the Alaska Pipeline.… Read more ...

Thomas Keister Running for President with U.S. Marijuana Party

Thomas Keister

Thomas Keister

Thomas Keister, who was previously affiliated with the Libertarian Party of Indiana, has announced his 2016 presidential candidacy as the nominee of the U.S. Marijuana Party.

In his initial campaign announcement on his blog, he originally said he would run a write-in campaign either with the USMJP or as an independent:

So, wait…am I declaring myself a candidate for President of the United States in 2016?

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Czech libertarians proclaim “Liberland” micronation between Croatia and Serbia

The area claimed by Liberland: green area labeled ‘Siga’.

A group of Czech actvists associated with the libertarian Party of Free Citizens, has claimed a sliver of land along the Danube between Croatia and Serbia as the “Republic of Liberland”. Marked in green and labeled “Siga” on the map above, the territory in question is nominally claimed by neither Serbia nor Croatia, but is under de facto Croatian administration.… Read more ...

Marijuana Party is Petitioning for Party Status in Nebraska

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

The Marijuana Party, which seems to be a party organized only in Nebraska, is petitioning to get on the 2016 ballot. The party needs 5,395 valid signatures by August 1, 2016. If it completes the petition by February 1, 2016, it can have its own primary.

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Darryl W. Perry: Setting the Record Straight on Rand Paul, Libertarianism & Bitcoin

From a Perry campaign email blast:

Several recent headlines declares “Rand Paul is the first presidential candidate to accept Bitcoin”, however those headlines are inaccurate. It could be an accurate statement that he is the first Republican Presidential candidate to accept Bitcoin. It’s even possible that he’s the first Presidential candidate from either of the two major parties to accept Bitcoin.… Read more ...

Jim Duensing is ready for Hillary Clinton in 2016

Jim Duensing

Posted by Jim Duensing in numerous facebook groups today. Duensing was the presidential nominee of the Boston Tea Party before they disbanded in 2012, and is a current committee member and former state chair of the Libertarian Party of Nevada. He has run for office several times as a Libertarian and has served as chair of the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance.
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PLAN-SS From Outer Space candidate Robert Milnes leads revolutionary resistance against Jews, Zionists


PLANSS founder Milnes gives a speech.

William Saturn reports at the Saturnalian:

2016 Libertarian Party presidential candidate and Progressive Libertarian Alliance Strategy (PLAS) founder Robert Milnes has formed a new electoral coalition. This time it includes Nazis.

Milnes announced the plan Wednesday on The PLAS Place blog. He calls it PLANSS, or the Progressive Libertarian Alliance with National Socialists Strategy.

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Darryl W. Perry: The “S” Word – Reclaiming Personal Liberty

Darryl W. Perry

From Libertarian Party presidential hopeful Darryl W. Perry at Free Press Publications:

During the 2015 NH Liberty Forum, the NH Liberty Party held its third annual convention. The NH Liberty Party is an avowed pro-secessionist party with a 5 plank platform that can not be changed“ except by 100% of voting members at the annual convention.” Of course, secession is only 1 plank in the platform, with the party also taking a staunch libertarian position on Self-determination, Non-aggression, Crime, and Voluntary Interaction.… Read more ...

New Hampshire Liberty Party 2015 Annual Convention Recap

From Darryl W. Perry (also a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination) at the New Hampshire Liberty Party website:

The NH Liberty Party, formed in September 2012, held its third annual convention during the New Hampshire Liberty Forum in Manchester, NH. The 2015 Annual Convention was well attended, with a total of 15 attendees, 8 of whom were party members.… Read more ...


George Phillies: Political Strategy

George Phillies via the LP state chairs email list:

Joyous Yule! to my Fellow State Chairs!

The message of this somewhat extended analysis is that you have to choose a strategy to match your election laws. Readers in Texas and Indiana, with totally different methods of getting people on the ballot, will choose totally different strategies:

2014 Massachusetts State Elections: Four Political Strategies.… Read more ...

Examiner Interviews Tom Knapp, Author of ‘Kn@ppster’s Big Freakin’ Book of Stuff’

Thomas L. “Tom” Knapp, in addition to his work mentioned in this interview, is a contributor here at IPR. Excerpt from Interview: A big freakin’ libertarian’s Big Freakin’ Book by Garry Reed:

What were your criteria for including/excluding articles in your book?

Really, there were only four: I had to be able to find the stuff; it had to strike me as interesting; it mostly had to be political; and I started to get worried when the book’s length approached 100,000 words and at that point I started getting more selective.… Read more ...