Libertarian candidates consider election defeats a learning experience, prepare for the next election.
Although the results of the 2010 election were a disappointment for North Carolina’s Libertarian candidates because they were not elected, several consider it a very good learning experience and preparation for future campaigns.
North Carolina’s Libertarian candidates are optimistic that regardless of the outcome of Tuesday’s election, their campaigns have made a difference. They are optimistic because of the reaction they’ve received from voters unhappy with the two major parties.
“Voters are quite polarized this year, so my results are going to depend on turnout of unaffiliated and disenchanted Republican voters, plus a low Democrat turnout,” said Lon Cecil, candidate for U.S.… Read more ...
After participating in the first two U.S. Senate candidate debates, Libertarian Mike Beitler is being snubbed by the N.C. Association of Broadcasters for the debates they are sponsoring in October 11 and 23.
The Beitler campaign first learned about the debates in late August from media reports. A campaign spokesman said that the association did not respond to repeated telephone calls and e-mail messages regarding the debate.… Read more ...
Dr. Mike Beitler, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, announces that anti-war activist Adam Kokesh will be the keynote speaker at his election season kick-off event, to be held on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 7:30pm at the Greensboro Airport Marriott.
The Greensboro Airport Mariott was the location of the press conference where Beitler announced his candidacy exactly one year ago, September 17, 2009.… Read more ...
Several press releases in one post, since I did not have time to post them as they came in
Monday, September 13, 2010
Beitler express disappointment at NCAB Debate Snub
On Friday September 10, an Associated Press article confirmed that
North Carolina Association of Broadcasters would not be inviting
Libertarian Michael Beitler to their senatorial debates scheduled for
October 11 and October 21.… Read more ...
Correct website for Green Party of New York State is www.gpny.org
Howie Hawkins tells us about the 1st amendment of the Constitution. Freedom of religion is the cornerstone to what our forefathers envisioned as a free society. With all the troubles of the working class in New York, these rightwing politicians only want to talk about “the 911 Mosque”.… Read more ...
Massachusetts Libertarian Party Chair George Phillies reports on Independent Political Report (comment 148):
“I am amused to report that the LNC was contacted by a reporter who wanted to do a story on possible interactions between the Libertarian Party and Malcolm X, the question being ‘Has Malcolm X inspired your Libertarian activism?’
“It was observed by one LNC member that there was a PA local candidate who was a member of the Nation of Islam.… Read more ...