Tag Archives: Military

Nicholas Sarwark: ‘Afghanistan and NATO’


Via LP.org and email list:

Dear Libertarian,

You have probably heard the news about the President’s plan to increase American military involvement in Afghanistan.

The Libertarian perspective is very different.

After toppling the Afghan government almost sixteen years ago, the United States entered into nation building thinking that it would help improve corners of the world that terrorists find inviting.… Read more ...

New poll shows that the military favors Gary Johnson over Clinton and Trump

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Image: Doctrine Man Facebook page

Originally published at American Third Party Report earlier today: 

According to a July 20th, 2016 article by Kristina Wong published at TheHill.com, a new non-scientific poll of active duty military service members, those serving in the military reserves, retired members of the military and former members of the military as well as their family members shows Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson as the preferred candidate of those who wear or have worn the uniform.

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Killing Osama: Sunday’s Root Press Release

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LNCC Chair Wayne Root on Killing Osama bin Laden

I want to congratulate the Navy Seal Team that tracked down and killed Osama bin Laden. I feel blessed for their courage.

Congratulations are due for all American military and intelligence on their RELENTLESS decade long battle to bring Osama bin Laden to justice.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Obama kowtows to military-industrial complex

WASHINGTON – The Libertarian Party criticizes the Obama administration’s recent statement demanding more military spending from House Republicans.

The administration claims that the Republican spending bill currently under debate does not provide enough military funding. According to the administration, "The bill…would reduce funding for the Department of Defense to a level that would leave the Department without the resources and flexibility needed to meet vital military requirements."

As a percentage of GDP, military spending under Obama has been higher than it was during any year of the hawkish George W.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader and Ron Paul on Freedom Watch: Alliance Against Corporatism

From Raw Story via Poli-Tea:

on Wednesday’s broadcast of Freedom Watch on the Fox Business channel, Judge Napolitano sat down for an amiable interview with Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) and Ralph Nader to discuss a progressive-libertarian alliance in the 112th session of respective chambers in Congress.

Nader, who has recently called this coalition “the most exciting new political dynamic” in the US today, explained that it works well because both groups stand against corporatists who believe government should be run in the interests of corporations.

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Green Party to Tea Party: What about military spending?

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Colorado Independent has an interesting story about Colorado Green Party US Senate candidate Bob Kinsey:

In the nailbiter Colorado U.S. Senate race watched by the nation this week, Green Party candidate Bob Kinsey came in third place, after Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck.

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Arkansas Independent Senate Candidate, Trevor Drown, Calls on States to Address Disenfranchisement of Military Voters

d. eris at TPID:

Background: J. Christian Adams writes at Pajamas Media:

the Pentagon announced that it had granted the waiver requests of five states seeking to escape requirements to protect military voters. I have written previously here at PJM that all waiver requests should be denied. Unfortunately, if you are an overseas servicemember from Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington, the protections in the MOVE Act aren’t going to apply to you this year.

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Socialist Party USA update

From City Beat via Third Party and Independent Daily:

OH: City Beat Profiles Dan La Botz, Socialist Party Candidate for US Senate

As Republicans and Tea Party members continue to throw around the term “socialist” as a sort of epithet, LaBotz, a Clifton resident, is one of just three national candidates from the Socialist Party, and the only one running for a Senate seat.… Read more ...

Joe Kennedy Independent Candidate for US Senate, Recent TV Appearances

Joe Kennedy’s Second Televised Debate, 1/11/2010,




Joe Kennedy on Neil Cavuto 01/12/2010:


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Libertarian Party finds domestic deployment of troops concerning

Posted at LP.org:

Libertarian Party National Chairman William Redpath calls a plan by the federal government to deploy 20,000 uniformed soldiers inside the United States "further evidence of a disturbing trend of militarism in today’s society."

According to reports from the Washington Post, the federal government seeks to establish an emergency response team built on the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, which just returned from more than a year in Iraq.… Read more ...

Alternative Presidential Candidates Debate will be streamed live tonight

According to http://www.alternativecandidatesdebate.com/

An Alternative Presidential Candidates’ Debate will be held in Nashville from 7 to 9 pm (central time) on October 6th, one day prior to the McCain-Obama debate in Nashville. The debate is open to all third party candidates for President in the United States as well as the major party nominees.

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Coalition for October Debate Alternatives to hold Third Party Presidential candidates debate in Nashville, October 6

CODA press release

9.23.08 Nashville, TN: The Coalition for October Debate Alternatives (CODA) announced today the Presidential Candidate’s Alternative Debate to take place October 6th, in Nashville, Tennessee. The debate is open to all third party candidates for President in the United States as well as the major party nominees. The debate, which is scheduled to take place on the campus of Vanderbilt University on Monday, October 6th will feature several Presidential Candidates who have confirmed attendance including Brad Lyttle of the US Pacifist Party, Charles Jay of the Boston Tea Party, Frank McEnulty of the New American Independence Party and Brian Moore of the Socialist Party.… Read more ...