Tag Archives: 2018 Libertarian National Convention

Joshua Smith’s Normal Blue-Collar American Problems

This post originally appeared on 71 Republic, who pulled it down hours later with this statement. Its author, Paul Grindle archived it here, from which IPR pulled it for this post. As an aside, 71 Republic’s defensive assertion that “the victor should be selected on the basis of their ideology” after promoting Smith previously here is curious in the context of a currently running series in favor of libertarian monarchism.Read more ...

LP.org: Bylaws Committee Proposals for National Convention

Libertarian Party Bylaws and Convention Rules

From LP.org:

After each Libertarian National Convention, a Bylaws and Rules Committee is established to consider and recommend proposed amendments to the party’s governing documents. The Bylaws Committee consists of 10 members, no more than five of whom must be non-members of the current Libertarian National Committee; this year’s members are M Carling, Andy Craig, David Pratt Demarest, Caryn Ann Harlos, Joseph Bishop-Henchman (acting chair), Joshua Katz, Alicia Mattson, Chuck Moulton, Kimberly Ruff, and Aaron Starr.… Read more ...

Marc Montoni: ‘Admitting My Error’

Original editorial submitted by Marc Montoni:

I think I’ve made a mistake.  I think I continued to make it for almost two decades.

I used to be that guy who showed up at every LP meeting and invited everyone who was in attendance to make that next step, and to join the LP. … Read more ...

2018 Libertarian Party National Platform Committee Update

Thomas L. Knapp at Kn@ppster:

It’s been a little while since my last update, and simultaneously quite a bit has happened and not much has happened.

  • Caryn Ann Harlos was elected permanent chair of the committee.
  • Mimi Robson is in the middle of being elected secretary (the email ballot hasn’t ended yet, but IIRC there’s been one NOTA vote and a whole bunch of votes for her).
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