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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 ...

George Phillies: Federal Surveillance— Bringing the STASI to America


This is an editorial by George Phillies in October Liberty for America

It is now revealed by the ACLU that the Federal Government has been using no-fly lists to turn people into Federal spies, planting them in religious institutions and community groups. For much more https://www.aclu.org/unleashed-and-unaccountable

The mechanism is simple. The Federal octopus waits until the victim has flown to a remote foreign place.… Read more ...

Liberty for America September 2013 Newsletter Released

Published by George Phillies, this monthly newsletter covers news and views about the Libertarian Party. It is available below:


George Phillies: “Libertarian Populism”= Republican Lie

Posted to Liberty for America , August 2013
Dr. Phillies sent this to us at IPR for publishing.

The Republican Party has hatched a newer but hardly better scheme to
lure libertarian-leaning voters into their clutches. It’s called
‘libertarian populism’. It’s named after two things that Republicans
will never be: ‘libertarian’ and ‘popular’.… Read more ...

George Phillies: Impeach the FISC Twelve

George Phillies is a longtime Libertarian Party activist who was a several time candidate for various party offices. 

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Impeach the FISC Twelve

The eleven members of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and the Chief Justice who appoints them should be impeached by the House, tried and convicted by the Senate, and removed from office.… Read more ...

IPR 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Survey Results

Using SurveyMonkey, IPR conducted three polls from August 12-19 gauging reader preference for those running or interested in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  With each individual listed in alphabetical order, readers chose between:

In the three polls, participants were asked to rate the viability of the above individuals, to rank each based on personal preference, and to select one (or none) as their preferred choice for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

IPR’s 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll

The following is the first official Independent Political Report poll concerning the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

The only individuals included in this poll are those who are either officially running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination or have expressed interest in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

New Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential Poll Started

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Joe Wendt, a Libertarian Party of Florida activist, created the following new online poll using Survey Monkey. IPR reported the results of the previous poll, with some different candidates, yesterday. Candidates in bold have already announced they are running; the rest are speculative. The following are the questions, with a list of choices:

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Jesse Ventura, George Phillies Top First Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential Poll

A pin for Gary Johnson, who has expressed interest in possibly seeking the Libertarian Party presidential nomination in 2016

From the August 2013 edition of Liberty for America

Our Party has its first Presidential election poll for 2016. As run by Libertarian Joe Wendt of Florida, the surveymonkey poll revealed

George Phillies 17%
Jesse Ventura 17%
Jim Burns 15%
Jim Gray 9%
Lee Wrights 9%
Mary Ruwart 7%
Adam Kokesh 7%
Darryl Perry 6%
John Wayne Smith 5%
Adrian Wyllie 4%
Robert Milnes 2%
Kip Lee 2%

Wendt reports that he is opening a new poll, removing Jesse Ventura and Adam Kokesh (due to age, Kokesh will be ineligible for the presidency in 2016, but he has expressed interest in running in 2020 -KL), and adding Carla Howell and Jim Duensing, a question about the Vice Presidential candidate, and a question about whether the pollee plans to attend the 2016 National Convention.… Read more ...

August 2013 Edition of Liberty for America Released

Published by former Libertarian presidential contender George Phillies, Liberty for America is a monthly newsletter covering news and views about the Libertarian Party.

From Professor Phillies, August 11, 2013:

The August Liberty for America is out. Readers will note that we are covering expenses of Johnson 2012 a month at a time, and by and by for the entire campaign.

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