Tag Archives: Kristin Davis

Robert Wenzel: NY State Libertarian Party War!

Published July 23, 2013 on Economic Policy Journal

By Robert Wenzel

If you are not a scholar of internal third party squabbles, this will have no value other than entertainment value. But, entertaining it is. Grab your popcorn.On June 8, Kristin Davis put out a press release that said in part:

LIBERTARIAN PARTY ENDORSES EX-MADAM

Ex-Madam Kristin Davis, best known for her role in supplying escorts for former Governor Eliot Spitzer, announced that she will run as the Libertarian Party Candidate for New York City Comptroller against Democrat Scott Stringer.

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NYC Libertarians nominate new candidates for Mayor, Comptroller

Via Steven Berson in IPR comments:

2nd New York City Libertarian Party Convention this evening, Tuesday June 11 nominates new candidates for Mayor and Comptroller.

After having determined that the results held at the previous nominating Convention on April 9, 2013 were not valid due to credentials of the voters not having been properly validated a new Convention had been called for this evening at and begun at 7:30pm at the Ukrainian East Village Restaurant, 140 Second Ave.… Read more ...

Celeste Katz: Joe Lhota Will Decline Libertarian Party Nomination; Won’t Co-Star With Kristin Davis

The following is an April 10th article by Celeste Katz, published on the New York Daily News website.

Republican Joe Lhota may appear on Libertarian Party petitions alongside “Manhattan Madam” Kristin Davis, but he won’t be showing up on the ballot as her running mate.

“Joe Lhota did not seek the Libertarian line and he will not accept it,” spox Susan Del Percio emailed the Daily News this morning in response to a story about the party endorsing Lhota for mayor at its convention Tuesday night.… Read more ...

Kristin Davis Declines LP Nomination For NYC Mayor To Run For Comptroller

The following is an April 10th post on Dr. Tom Stevens’s blog, Liberty Lion.

In a surprise move, Kristin Davis, who was almost guaranteed the Libertarian Party’s Mayoral Nomination after receiving the endorsement of the Libertarian Party of Queens County, the largest and most active of the Libertarian Party County Organizations in New York City, declined the nomination she received from the floor of the New York City Nominating Convention held on April 9, 2013 at the New York Irish Center in Long Island City, announcing instead her desire to run for Comptroller against Scott Stringer, the probable Democratic Nominee.… Read more ...

Celeste Katz: Joe Lhota And Kristin Davis: NYC’s 2013 Libertarian Party Ticket?

The following article, written by Celeste Katz, was published on the New York Daily News website on April 10th. 

 

The Libertarian Party has endorsed Republican Joe Lhota for mayor — but it’s not clear if he wants their line.

By accepting the nomination, Lhota would end up on the ballot alongside former “Manhattan Madam” Kristin Davis, who did time at Rikers Island after pleading guilty to promoting prostitution in the Eliot Spitzer sex scandal.… Read more ...

NYU Libertarian Event Was Sort Of Insane

NYU Local reported on the Libertarian event hosting Judge Andrew Napolitano, former Governor Jesse Ventura, “Manhattan Madam” Kristin Davis, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, and Libertarian Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson.

The crowd, composed of about 200 NYU students and members of the general public, filtered into the Rosenthal Pavilion after noon yesterday. While the crowd claimed seats and various city politicos mingled with the student group’s officers, New York-based singer/songwriter Tatiana Moroz performed from a front corner of the room.

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Event: Governor Johnson’s Rally for Jobs, Opportunity, and Diversity

On Tuesday, September 18, former Governor and Libertarian Party Presidential nominee Gary Johnson will be holding an event at the Rosenthal Pavillion on the 10th Floor of NYU’s Kimmel Center (60 Washington Square South, New York NY 10012).

Speakers currently include Jesse Ventura, Judge Andrew Napolitano, Kennedy, and Kristin Davis.

For information about the event, follow the link below.… Read more ...

Kristin Davis vs. Cyrus Vance

From ManhattanMadam.com, the blog of Kristin Davis, 2010 Anti-Prohibition Party candidate for Governor of New York:

EX-MADAM BLASTS VANCE RECORD ON WOMEN

Cites DSK Dismissal and Marvel Scott Plea Bargain

MANHATTAN – Former Madam Kristin Davis who went to prison for providing call girls to former Governor Eliot Spitzer and now heads a non-profit organization, HOPE HO– USE, that combats sex trafficking, today slammed Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance for dismissing the charges against DSK and letting former Channel 7 Sportscaster Marvel Scott rape a 14 year old girl and plead guilty only to a reduced misdemeanor charge of “endangering the welfare of a child” avoiding any jail time.… Read more ...

Kristin Davis will run for Mayor of NYC if Eliot Spitzer runs

ManhattanMadam.com:

To mark the third anniversary of her arrest Ex-Madam Kristin Davis who supplied high priced call girls for former Governor Eliot Spitzer said she will jump in the 2013 New York City Mayor’s Race if the former Governor, now a CNN talk show host makes a bid.

Davis filed 18,000 signatures to get on the ballot last year, participated in the televised debate between Democrat Andrew Cuomo and Republican Carl Paladino last year and got nearly 30,000 votes in the race for Governor running on a libertarian platform.… Read more ...

Kristin Davis to found Hope House for sex trafficking victims

From manhattanmadam.com, the blog of 2010 Anti-Prohibition Party candidate for Governor of New York Kristin Davis:

Kristin Davis, better known as The Manhattan Madam who supplied call-girls for Eliot Spitzer and after prison ran for Governor of New York on a libertarian platform announced she would found HOPE HO– USE, a non-profit created to expose and eradicate sex trafficking.… Read more ...

Personal Freedom Party: ‘Tell Your Children! Fight The Menace! Kill The Devil! Save The Country!’

Via Liberty Lion:

On November 11, 2010, the Personal Freedom Party adopted the following Slogan:

Tell Your Children! Fight The Menace! Kill The Devil! Save The Country!

The phrase was used in the song “Reefer Madness” from Reefer Madness: The Musical, which is a musical satire of the 1938 cult movie classic Tell Your Children (now commonly referred to as Reefer Madness).

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Dr. Tom Stevens announces plans to form Personal Freedom Party in New York

In IPR comments on a previous post, Dr. Tom Stevens writes

In light of the continued failure of the LP in New York, the Personal Freedom Party will be giving it a shot in 2014. They just adopted a platform which you can see at:
http://drtomstevens.blogspot.com/2010/11/personal-freedom-party-adopts-platform.html

This assumes that the LPNY in fact failed to obtain the 50,000 votes in the race for Governor that are required to obtain ballot status.… Read more ...