Tag Archives: Elections 2012

Mary Ruwart: The Million Vote March succeeds, Washington take heed!

In late February Lee Wrights, Libertarian Party presidential hopeful, put up the Million Vote March website. The idea was simple: if voters didn’t like either of the “establishment” candidates, they were encouraged to cast a protest vote for the Libertarian Party nominee and push his vote count to a record-breaking 1,000,000 votes.… Read more ...

Howe asks N.C. Gov. Perdue to pardon the Wilmington Ten

Libertarian N.C. gubernatorial candidate Barbara Howe has announced her support for a pardon of innocence for the group known as the Wilmington Ten, nine men and one woman convicted of arson and conspiracy in 1972.

They served nearly a decade in prison before a federal appeals court overturned the conviction for prosecutorial and judicial misconduct.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Why I’m voting for Gary Johnson

by R. Lee Wrights

“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” – John Quincy Adams

Your vote is the most important, the most critical, the most precious gift you can give anyone running for elected office.… Read more ...

Gov. Johnson releases statement on Libya

Libertarian presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson released this statement regarding the attack on the American consulate in Libya and the death of the U.S. ambassador:

It is tragic when Americans serving their country are murdered, and we both mourn their loss and honor their service.

Part of honoring that service is to ask the obvious question: What U.S.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Don’t be afraid to be who you were meant to be

by R. Lee Wrights

When I was young and just starting out in political life, I believe I went through the same terrible experience Ron Paul supporters just went through in Tampa. Part of my political awakening was learning that the views I held, the belief in individual rights and personal responsibility, had a name — libertarian.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights Says There Is No Left or Right

If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.” – Anatole France

by R. Lee Wrights

When I was a child, just as most children do, I believed in all the myths and fairy tales my parents taught me. I believed in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights Joins Gary Johnson at Online Town Hall and Live & Let Live Radio Show

Lee Wrights, Libertarian National Committee vice chair, will participate in a Gary Johnson for President Online Town Hall meeting tomorrow from 7-9 p.m. EST.

Lee will also be a guest on the “Live and Let Live” radio show Sunday, May 27. He’ll be on from 8-9 p.m. CST, the first hour of the two-hour program.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Latest Million Vote March Video

The Million Vote March, a project of the Lee Wrights for President campaign, has produced a series of videos to encourage one million Americans to vote Libertarian in November.

The latest video is entitled “Stop the War on Small Businesses.”

 

To view the videos, visit The Million Vote March website.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Let’s Offer a True Libertarian Message to America

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (April 28) – It’s been nearly two years since I began this campaign to earn the Libertarian Party presidential nomination. From the beginning I stated my goal clearly and I’ve stuck to it. I said then that the Libertarian Party faces a critical test in 2012 and I want to make sure we’re up to the challenge.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Freedom Is Agreeable

BURNET, Texas  (April 21) – Every day during this campaign I’ve become more and more convinced that it’s vitally important for the Libertarian Party to recruit and train good libertarian messengers. At every event I’ve attended, I have met eager, young (and some not-so-young) libertarian activists who are prime candidates for this mission.… Read more ...

Liberty Candidates 2012 Endorses: R. Lee Wrights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
19 April 2012

Liberty Candidates 2012 Endorses: R. Lee Wrights who is running for President of the United States

Liberty-Candidates.org enthusiastically welcomes R. Lee Wrights to the growing slate of candidates championing a return to Constitutional governance in the United States!

A Liberty Candidate will defend the great American principles of:

  • Individual liberty
  • Constitutional government
  • Sound money
  • Free markets
  • A non-interventionist foreign policy.
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Lee Wrights: on Freedom’s Phoenix Radio Thursday

Lee Wrights, candidate for the Libertarian nomination for president, will be the guest on Ernest Hancock’s radio show Declare Your Independence Thursday, April 19 from 6-9 a.m. PST. You can listen online here.… Read more ...