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Interview with James Hedges, Prohibition Party nominee for President

by Peter B. Gemma

636062593429901186-CPO-NHG-080616-JIM-HEDGE-01The Prohibition Party was founded in 1869 and is the third oldest party behind the Republicans and Democrats. They have fielded presidential candidates in every election every cycle since 1872. The Prohibition Party had its heyday during the years 1882-1916, when candidates were elected to Congress, state legislatures, and changed the outcome of the 1916 presidential election.Read more ...

Revolutionary Communist Party, USA: “Milwaukee Explodes in Righteous Rebellion as Police Kill Again!”

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ATPR: The Revolutionary Communist Party USA (RCP, USA), founded in 1975 and led by Bob Avakian, is based in Chicago. A hardline Marxist Leninist and Maoist organization, the party is not active in electoral politics but does publish a weekly newspaper, The Revolution, and maintains several communist-themed bookstores across the nation.

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Caryn Ann Harlos: Libertarian Rights and Discrimination

Bake the CakeThis is a position paper Caryn Ann wrote last year as a result of numerous debates with the late Dr. Feldman. She reports that for various reasons, including time constraints, and involvement with other issues, she had delayed publishing it. Due to recent “bake the cake” controversies, she asked that I review and publish it on her behalf.Read more ...

Marvin Bush, youngest son of President Bush: “I’m voting Libertarian.”

marvin bush Marvin Pierce Bush, youngest son of President George H. W. Bush, younger brother of  both President George W. Bush, and Governor Jeb Bush, endorsed the Libertarian ticket of Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld earlier today.

Appearing on Washington, DC’s WJFK-FM radio’s (106.7 The Fan) sports talk show The Sports Junkies, Marvin Bush said:

“I’m voting Libertarian.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson Speaks at FreedomFest

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The following is a transcript of Governor Gary Johnson’s evening address to FreedomFest 15 July 2016. He was introduced by current LNC Chair, Nicholas Sarwark.  Video ($10) and/or audio-only ($5) of this speech can be purchased from FreedomFest HERE.

SARWARK: My name is Nicholas Sarwark, I am chairman of the Libertarian National Committee.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: Arizona Libertarian Hearing on Primary Ballot Access Moved from August 5 to July 12

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From Ballot Access News:

On June 29, U.S. District Court Judge David Campbell moved the hearing in Arizona Libertarian Party v Reagan from August 5 to July 12. The issue is the constitutionality of the bill passed last year that sharply expands the number of write-in votes Libertarians need in their own primary in order to be considered nominated, and also the number of signatures needed for a Libertarian to get on the primary ballot.… Read more ...

Press Release: Mobilization for Incremental Tax Exemption

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
07/01/16
POC Darcy G. Richardson
media@themite.org

ELECTION 2016: TRANS-PARTISAN TAX CUT TIME?

July 1, 2016 – Liberals and progressives hate regressive taxes. Conservatives and libertarians, well, they just hate taxes in general. Common ground from which well-sowed seeds might bring forth a bountiful political harvest? Activists behind the Mobilization for Incremental Tax Exemption, aka the MITE, think that’s possible.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Chuck Moulton Elected as Judicial Committee Chair

13177215_10154154527882726_5080032156295890667_nFrom the LNC Business List:

Dear Alicia Mattson,
Please post this message online on the LNC Business list:
Alicia Dearn (the highest vote getter in convention) served as interim chair of the Judicial Committee until we elected a permanent chair.

Chuck Moulton has unanimously been elected permanent chair of the Judicial Committee by email ballot (Moulton – 7, NOTA – 0).… Read more ...

Local Libertarians Get Good Press Coverage And Make their Presence Known at Pasadena’s Politicon

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Last weekend, the second annual Politicon convention was held at the Pasadena Convention Center in Los Angeles County, CA. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson gave the keynote address on Saturday morning, and local Libertarians plus others from across California came to rally for Johnson and work the Libertarian booth in the exhibit area.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Executive Committee Meeting Scheduled for June 22, 2016

13177215_10154154527882726_5080032156295890667_nThere will be an Executive Committee teleconference on Wednesday, June 22, at a little-bit-later time than usual to accommodate those who might be watching a certain CNN Town Hall…

The meeting is being called to discuss the following:
Increasing the Illinois encumbrance from $50,000 to $70,000.
Authorizing the LNC to join as an amicus in the Ohio ballot access case.… Read more ...