Tag Archives: Guns

LP.org: ‘Millennials support gay marriage … and the Second Amendment!’

Libertarian youth

From a media release by the Libertarian Party:

What do gun rights and gay marriage have in common among millennials? Surging support. A recent NPR article notes that people younger than 30 in the United States “are no more liberal on gun control” than earlier generations, “despite diverging from their elders on the legalization of marijuana, same-sex marriage and other social issues.” The article seems to view this as a puzzling anomaly — why are American youth more liberal in some areas but not in others?… Read more ...

LPRadicals: No New Gun Restrictions

From a Media Release written by Nick Boss for the LP Radical Caucus:

Recently, President Donald Trump announced that he would “push for comprehensive background checks with an emphasis on mental health’ for gun sales, saying that the age of purchasers should be raised to 21 and bump stocks should be banned.” (1)

The Libertarian Party Radical Caucus (LPRC) strongly opposes this decision.… Read more ...

Green Party candidate: “A bullet should cost as much as a cigarette”

ScottSummers

Scott Summers

The Green Party of Illinois’ U.S. Senate candidate, Scott Summers, posted the following statement on his campaign website on August 15th, 2016:

A bullet should cost as much as a cigarette

The tobacco settlement some years back was based on the premise that smokers, and not U.S. taxpayers as a whole, should be the ones responsible for healthcare costs associated with smoking.… Read more ...

LP Facebook Post: “Libertarians aren’t necessarily conspiracy theorists or gun-toting lunatics”

Posted on the Libertarian Party’s Facebook page on May 19th:

Libertarians aren’t necessarily conspiracy theorists or gun-toting lunatics. We’re mostly good people who enjoy freedom. #VoteLP

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Some reactions from Facebook:

George Philles, longtime LP activist:

Aren’t necessarily” is an astonishingly unfortunate way to put it…For starters the post indicates that many Libertarians are conspiracy theorists and gun-toting lunatics.

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Root: I Am The 1%

I am the 1%. I am a S.O.B. (son of a butcher). I started out with nothing. I was raised in a blue-collar dead end town on the Bronx borderline. Today I live the American Dream. My story is the story of the 1%.

The fake story meant to deceive you is that the 1% is Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Warren Buffett, Senator John Kerry, or Arianna Huffington.… Read more ...

ROOT: Supercommittee sellout?

Timid GOP members may cave to avoid across-the-board cuts

By Wayne Allyn Root – The Washington Times

The congressional supercommittee tasked with cutting the debt is almost out of time. Good. Run out the clock. If its members do not come to an agreement, we’ll be forced to accept automatic across-the-board cuts to spending – including defense spending.… Read more ...

Root: Jon Corzine Scandal Exposes Liberal Ponzi Scheme

By Wayne Allyn Root

Newsmax.com Feature Article
We’re all in trouble when the joke is on our most connected politicians. Jon Corzine is the former CEO of Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs. Even God shudders when the CEO of Goldman walks in the room (or so Goldman executives think). Corzine left Goldman with a half billion-dollar fortune and became a United States Senator.… Read more ...

Root: What the Joe Paterno Scandal Proves About America

What the Joe Paterno Scandal Proves About America

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee
As I write this commentary, Joe Paterno has been fired as Penn State football coach — effective immediately. Thousands of Penn State college students are in the streets, angry, sad, disillusioned, emotionally wrecked, overturning cars, and chanting Joe Paterno’s name.… 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 ...

Root Interview: OpenBeast.Com Journal – ‘LP’s WAR’

Libertarian Party’s WAR

Wayne Allyn Root is a politician, entrepreneur, television and radio personality, author and a well known political commentator. He was the 2008 Libertarian Party vice-presidential nominee. Today is Chairman of the Libertarian National Campaign Committee. Root is a frequent guest on FOX News and many nationally syndicated radio shows such as The Bill Cunningham Show, Savage Nation, The Jerry Doyle Show, The Big Biz Show with Russ & Sully, The G.… Read more ...

Libertarian Root Keeps Up Torrid Media Pace

Wayne Allyn Root, former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee and Chairman of the Libertarian National Campaign Committee, has made about 1000 media appearances each of the past 3 years. This past month Wayne kept up the torrid media pace with 88 media interviews, appearances and articles published. See below for details:

“The Bill Cunningham Show” Nationally Syndicated- Premiere Radio Network
“The Bob “Sully” Sullivan Show KOGO AM San Diego, CA
“The Big Biz Show” Nationally Syndicated
“The Jerry Doyle Show” Nationally Syndicated
“The Chuck Wilder Show” Nationally Syndicated
“The Lars Larsen Show” Nationally Syndicated
“The Captain’s America Show” Nationally Syndicated
“Captain’s America Show with Matt Bruce” WMGG AM Tampa, FL
Wayne’s Commentary on ROOTforAmerica.com
Wayne’s Commentary on LP.org
Wayne’s Commentary on IPR.com
Dr.… Read more ...

Root: “Why is America Broke?”

A Small Businessman Answers: “Why is America Broke?”
By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee

Any small businessman with street smarts and common sense can tell you why America is broke, and why there are no new jobs. He’ll tell you that unlike government that spends money it doesn’t have, a small business can only spend what it has.… Read more ...