This note accompanied Judge Gray’s column:
Enclosed is the last of my “The Functional Libertarian” columns for a while. I have decided to take a hiatus and devote that time to researching and writing another musical that I have in my mind.
But thank you for distributing my columns and other thoughts for the past year, and I will send you some more in the coming year, but more sporadically.… Read more ...
From The Examiner:
By Karl Dickey
Yesterday, a Quinnipiac University poll was released on the 2014 Florida Governor’s race, ignoring Libertarian Party of Florida candidate Adrian Wyllie as well as other candidates expected to be on the ballot in November, 2014. Besides two Republican and Democratic candidates, the poll asks respondents if they support “someone else” or “wouldn’t vote”.… Read more ...
The Libertarian Party of North Carolina is seeking a hard-working, dedicated and ambitious Libertarian for the position of Executive Director. With dramatic growth in the LPNC, we need an enthusiastic individual to help the Party take advantage of current political opportunities
The Executive Director will be the principal administrative assistant to the Chair of the LPNC.… Read more ...
From The Global Dispatch:
A weekend campaign money bomb, coupled with a generous donation from the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF) worked together Monday evening (Nov. 18) to secure Overby’s slot on the ballot for the March 11, 2014 Congressional District (CD) 13 Special Election. This contest will decide who fills the congressional seat left vacant since October’s death of long-time Florida Republican Congressman Bill Young.… Read more ...
The Functional Libertarian
November 14, 2013
Our short series on some classic American patriots continues with a focus on John Adams. Fortunately, with the fairly recent publication of David McCullough’s book entitled “John Adams” (Touchstone, 2001), this somewhat crusty but likeable American is finally beginning to be recognized as the hero that he is.… Read more ...
Posted to Center for a Stateless Society
October 25, 2013
By Thomas L. Knapp
It happens so often these days that it almost passes without notice: A young defendant, accused of some awful crime, is “charged as an adult.” Such is the case of 14-year-old Philip Chism of Andover, Massachusetts.… Read more ...
The Functional Libertarian Series
October 10, 2013
Have you ever felt inspired, hopeful, able and optimistic about your ability to right a wrong?
Have you ever felt frustrated, small, ineffective and helpless about your ability to do anything about a problem?
I have, both ways.
Recently my wife and I saw the movie “The Butler,” starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, and, in what is probably the most intentionally ironic casting in the history of moviemaking, Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan.… Read more ...
Found on the Libertarian Party of Ohio’s website
Up-to-the-minute SB 193 news will appear here until further notice, so check back often
Latest SB 193 UPDATE:
COLUMBUS (Tue., Oct, 7 at 1 p.m.)
The Ohio Senate has passed SB 193, just a couple of hours after it made it out of committee.… Read more ...
Found on Facebook
First and foremost. Tom Stevens, having resigned his membership, is no longer a member of the LPPA and should no longer be allowed the privilege to post on any LPPA e-mail list.
Second. Tom Stevens stated that he “appointed” the new chairman, Aaron Rosengarten. There were no elections, there was a statement that Aaron was appointed Chair of Northampton County Libertarian Committee, and Tom Stevens appointed himself Executive Director of an affiliate of the LPPA while no longer being a member of the LPPA.… Read more ...
The Functional Libertarian
July 18, 2013
As all of us are aware, presently there are many things that are not going well for us and our country. So what do we do now; and where do we go from here? Well, as people sometimes say when playing bridge, let’s review the bidding.… Read more ...
Posted to oc politics blog
By Art Pedroza
I am appalled to see that some of my fellow Libertarians are supporting accused murderer George Zimmerman, in the wake of the end of his trial for the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin.
As Libertarians we should be advancing the cause of civil rights and standing up against the racists in this country.… Read more ...