Tag Archives: big government

Dr. Mary Ruwart: Rolling Back Big Government Without Electing a Single Person

Libertarians have “tremendous power” to roll back big government even without electing anyone, writes Dr. Mary Ruwart on LibertyForAll.net.

As libertarians, we have tremendous power. However, we are so focused on winning elections that we tend to neglect our real strength. We’re frustrated by the “wasted vote syndrome,” but do little to counter it, even though we hold the key in our hands.

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New LP.org poll

New poll up at LP.org:

What’s the #1 benefit that local Libertarian candidates can offer voters if elected?:

– Lower their tax bill so they can pay their bills, make ends meet, save, help others or buy more.
– Give them the freedom to use marijuana, or medical marijuana, without penalty or with less penalty.… Read more ...

Wayne Root Media Analysis

Wayne Allyn Root, is the former Libertarian Party Vice-Presidential nominee and currently an LNC [Libertarian Party National Board of Directors] Member. He is also the Chair of the Libertarian National Campaign Committee.
 
Mister Root has made almost 100 appearances in the past 4 weeks.  This includes a personal record of 7 radio shows in a day, 12 in 48 hours.… Read more ...

ROOT: George Costanza for President

George Costanza for President
Seinfeld shows the way to save the U.S. economy

Remember “Seinfeld”? It was one of the most successful TV series in the history of American television. The show revolved around Jerry Seinfeld and his buddy George Costanza. George was the ultimate loser. Everything he did was a colossal failure.… Read more ...

Supporters of former Libertarian candidate Ron Paul heckle Cheney, Rumsfeld, call them war criminals at CPAC

Via John Grooms at Atlanta’s Creative Loafing:

Yesterday at CPAC, the big conservative conference in D.C., Ron Paul supporters and other libertarians in the crowd spoiled a sweet Bush-era reunion by launching a shouting match and protest action. First, Donald Rumsfeld was brought onstage, where CPAC was to present him with, unbelievable as it sounds, its “Defender Of The Constitution” award.

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Libertarians at CPAC present Republican Wall of Shame

Press release from the Libertarian Party:

WASHINGTON – At their booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Libertarian Party is displaying a "Republican Wall of Shame." (View low-res JPG or high-res PDF.)

These are the prominent Republicans featured on the Wall of Shame:

  • Mitt Romney, supporter of the RomneyCare socialized medicine program in Massachusetts.
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Randy Eshelman: ‘Nebraska after November 2nd’

Posted by Randy Eshelman at LP blog:

November 2nd came and went with exciting news from all over the country. The electorate rejected overt, big government, nanny-state policies. Nebraska Libertarians are not however, going to hold our breath in the hope that the GOP will magically adhere to minimum government, maximum freedom principles.… Read more ...

American Conservative Party: ‘Now What?-the ACP in 2011’

Forwarded to IPR by Don Lake:

Last night was a fantastic night for America.

Record turnouts all over the country…a decided swing from the Progressive Democrats in the direction of the (mostly) Progressive Republicans.

There were a few that made it in, though, that might not play ball…Rand Paul from Kentucky, just might not work so well with the Big Government ruling class, and Jim Demint has proven he is willing to buck the status quo.… Read more ...

Georgia: Chuck Donovan, Libertarian Senate Candidate, Receives Tea Party Endorsement

Press release from the Chuck Donovan campaign:

ATLANTA, GA – November 1, 2010 – Chuck Donovan, Georgia’s Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, received a second acknowledgement from the Tea Party today. The Daily Tea Party published their endorsement of his candidacy with the statement, “Chuck Donovan is the only candidate worthy of the Tea Party name.… Read more ...