Brent DeRidder: We Will!

Posted by Brent DeRidder on facebook:

Are you advocating Liberty everyday?

What am I saying? Of course you are. You love to debate, to share your opinion, to shake your fist violently at statism wherever you see it. You are passionate, diligent, and driven.

Are you making a difference?

Absolutely.… Read more ...

California Libertarian Angela McArdle Files To Run For Congress In Special Election

My name is Angela McArdle and I am running for Congress as the Libertarian nominee in the April 4th election for California’s 34th District, which covers most of downtown LA and its adjacent neighborhoods. In case you didn’t know, there’s a special election in my district because the former congressman received an appointment to become California’s Attorney General.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party and Green Party Achieve Victory in Debates Case

From the LNC Business List:

Level the Playing Field won its case, in which the LNC is a plaintiff, in US District court against the FEC. This could lead to forcing the CPD to change its criteria for inclusion in presidential debates.

The order states:

“The FEC is ORDERED to reconsider the evidence and allegations and issue a new decision consistent with this Opinion “within 30 days, failing which the complainant[s] may bring, in the name of such complainant[s], a civil action to remedy the violation involved in the original complaint.” The FEC is FURTHER ORDERED to reconsider the Petition for Rulemaking and issue a new decision consistent with this Opinion within sixty days.”

Carla Howell

Political Director
National Libertarian Party
202-333-0008 x 222

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Libertarians cautiously hopeful Trump will reduce regulatory burden

Today Libertarians praised President Donald Trump’s goal of reducing federal government regulations by 75 percent and expressed hope that his plan to counter any new regulation with the elimination of two existing regulations serves to reduce the massive regulatory burden that Americans suffer under today.

Libertarians caution that some regulations impose 100 times the burden that others do.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kansas: Fourth District Convention to chose a candidate for the Special Election

The Libertarian Party of Kansas will hold its special convention on Saturday February 11 at the Wichita Public Library

3447 S Meridian Ave, Wichita Kansas 67217

TIME: 3 PM

REASON: to elect a Libertarian candidate for the April 11 Special Election in the Fourth Congressional District to replace Representative Mike Pompeo

PLEASE FORWARD TO ALL LIBERTARIANS you know that live in the 4th Congressional District

ONLY FOURTH DISTRICT voters registered as LIBERTARIANS can take part in OUR special election.… Read more ...

Green Party condemns the “Trump Wall of Shame” and other racist executive orders targeting immigrants

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party of the United States strongly condemned President Trump’s executive orders, announced on Wednesday, imposing severe immigration restrictions, expanding the criminalization and deportation of undocumented immigrants, and authorizing construction of a massive border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

Greens urged all Americans to reject the “Trump Wall of Shame” and to stand up for the basic rights of documented and undocumented immigrants, racial justice, protected legal status and amnesty for the undocumented, and hospitality for refugees.… Read more ...

Twenty-four Presidential Candidates Received At Least 1,000 Votes in November 2016

Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Twenty-four individuals who were actually running for president in November 2016 received at least 1,000 recorded votes. This does not include individuals who were not running for president in November, such as Bernie Sanders, but who nevertheless received hundreds of thousands of write-in votes, most of which were not counted or reported.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: Border Adjustment Tax is a tax on you

Darryl W. Perry at FPP.CC:

During the 2016 Presidential election cycle, Donald Trump repeatedly said that he was going to build a wall on the US border with Mexico and that Mexico is going to pay for it. Trump and company are now saying that American taxpayers will front the cost, but “Mexico in some form and there are many different forms… will reimburse us for the cost of the wall.… Read more ...

LP to GOP lawmakers: End Obamacare’s individual mandate NOW

LP.org press release, January 19:

If the GOP is to actually keep its promise to repeal Obamacare, it needs to immediately end the law’s mandate to buy medical insurance, and immediately end any associated tax penalties.

Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan proposes voting for repeal today but not ending the mandate for three years, conveniently after the next election for U.S.… Read more ...

LNC Vice Chair: Not protesting Trump – yet

Commentary from Arvin Vohra, Vice Chair of the LNC (posted at LP.org, January 20):

This Saturday, I will not be attending the protest march on Washington, although I live only a few minutes away from that location.

This march suggests that Donald J. Trump’s inappropriateness is somehow worse than the government abuses under Barack Obama and George W.… Read more ...

LP.org: ‘Bullies in Ohio’

https://www.lp.org/bullies-in-ohio/:

Dear Libertarian,

In Ohio, election law is the rule of the land and applied equally to all….except Libertarians.

Let me tell you more…

Last Friday, the Ohio Supreme Court rejected our lawsuit over the Secretary of State’s improper decision to prevent our ballot access. The Secretary of State had ruled that the vote totals received by our Presidential nominee didn’t count towards our ballot access.… Read more ...

Meet the LNC: Caryn Ann Harlos, Region 1 Rep

Start of a series on LNC members being posted on the national party’s facebook page.

Meet the LNC!

Behind the scenes, the Libertarian National Committee (LNC) manages the funds, property and affairs of the Libertarian Party. Comprised of representatives elected at the Libertarian National Convention, these dedicated representatives make important decisions regarding LP business at LNC meetings.… Read more ...