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George Phillies Retires, Issues May 2015 Edition of Liberty for America

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George Phillies began the May 2015 Issue of Liberty for America with some personal news:

Change in Life Style

Your editor has indicated to his university that he prefers to retire at the end of the current
academic year, which happened last week. The sign on his office door, the office being
completely cleaned out, reads


and notes in closing that almost 40 years ago I had been living in Santa Monica CA and
working at UCLA.

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George Phillies: Eminent Domain for Private Gain is Public Pain

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By George Phillies
February 7, 2015

Advancing Liberty by taking stands on real issues. As some of you may have heard there is a Boston bid for a future Olympics. We’re starting with Keystone, which is almost as bad for similar reasons:

Vote Nolympics!
Vote Libertarian!

Eminent domain for private gain is public pain

Libertarians across America should condemn the Keystone pipeline bill as a scheme to use eminent domain to seize massive amounts of private property for the private gain of a select few oil interests.… Read more ...

Liberty for America Posts Recap of Election in November Edition

George Phillies has compiled an excellent recap of Libertarian candidates’ results from the recent mid-term elections. It can be found in November’s issue of Liberty for America . With his permission, I’m posting that article in full now.

The entire issue can be read here. 201411

Libertarians on the March!

For our Libertarian Party, Election Day 2014 brought a great deal of news, much of it good.… Read more ...

Liberty for America May 2014 issue released

Liberty for America is a monthly newsletter concerning the Libertarian Party that is published by longtime Libertarian activist George Phillies. It is available below:



Help Alabama Ballot Access!
Wonderful libertarian News
Fund IPR Reporters!
Packing the Convention
An Amusing Coincidence
The LNC Talks…We Summarize

Electronic Supplement
More LNC Discussion
The Amusing Coincidence…The Loan that Comes and Goes

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Liberty for America April 2014 edition released

George Phillies, a Massachusetts Libertarian Party activist and former candidate for the party’s presidential nomination, released the April edition of his Liberty for America newsletter earlier this month. The newsletter covers news and views pertaining to the Libertarian Party.


Tonie Nathan—RIP

Wonderful Libertarian News
National Organization of Libertarian Women
California State Convention
Oregon Record Candidate Count
Libertarian Voter Registration Up
Colorado advances
Oregon Litigation

De-Elect the LNC

Stand Up for Liberty!… Read more ...

Liberty for America March 2014 edition released

George Phillies

Liberty for America is a monthly newsletter published by Massachusetts Libertarian Party activist George Phillies. It deals with news and views pertaining to the LP. It is now online at:


Some stories include:

* Coverage of recent Libertarian National Committee (LNC) meeting

* Editorials by Rodger Paxton, R.Read more ...

George Phillies: Liberty for America To Launch National Media Campaign Calling for Impeachment of James Clapper and Keith Alexander


George Phillies, Principal Officer of the Liberty for America Political
Action Committee, announced that Liberty for America is about to launch
a national media campaign calling for the impeachment of Director of
National Intelligence James Clapper and NSA Director Keith Alexander.

We are in the stage of developing the final media content from media
outlets, Phillies said.

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George Phillies: Questions for the Libertarian Party National Party Members to Consider


There has been quite a bit of discussion here on IPR of the Libertarian Party’s Audit Committee Report from 2012. Resolution appears to have occurred last weekend at the quarterly meeting of the Libertarian National Committee . There were several issues, two of them involving then Executive Director Carla Howell. Discussions will continue, however, at least here on this forum.Read more ...

Liberty for America: Arkansas Libertarian Party is On the Ballot


Found in George Phillies’ Liberty for America Nov 13
Arkansas Libertarian Party is on the Ballot

(Little Rock, AR) The Libertarian Party of Arkansas (LPAR) is officially a recognized political party for the second time in history and will now be able to run candidates for office in 2014.

Last month the party submitted signatures to the Secretary of State’s office in order to fulfill the requirement of collecting at least 10,000 valid signatures from registered voters in the state.… Read more ...

State-by-State Results of IPR’s 2016 LP Presidential Preference Poll


With IP analysis complete, IPR can now release the official state-by-state results of its August 12-19 survey, which gauged reader preference for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination field.

In the poll, voters were asked to chose one of the following individuals, who at the time, were either running or had expressed an interest in running for the 2016 LP presidential nomination:

Results released in late August showed former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson as the overwhelming preference of the poll’s 166 participants.… Read more ...

October 2013 edition of Liberty for America released

George Phillies (photo from his 2008 presidential campaign)

Every month, Massachussetts Libertarian Party activist and frequent IPR commentator George Phillies publishes Liberty for America. This online as well as hard copy newsletter covers news about the Libertarian Party as well as provides views and analysis on what is going on with the LP along with other pressing issues of the day.… Read more ...