Here’s a central location to keep everyone who is not at the New Orleans convention updated on what’s going on.
From an article on Marc Montoni’s “FreeVirginia” blog:
Augustus Sol Invictus, a Florida attorney who received extensive media coverage for his 2016 campaign for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for U.S. Senate, posted the following as the fourth newsletter for The Revolutionary Conservative. Invictus gave IPR permission to republish.
I am proud to announce that my son, Cesare Zagreus Invictus, was born this morning in the Waxhaws, just a stone’s throw from where Andrew Jackson was born in South Carolina.… Read more ...
In an Open Letter to Grand Old Party Vice Presidential Candidate Governor Mike Pence received by IPR earlier today, Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark calls on Governor Pence to, “Put country ahead of your party by resigning from the Republican ticket and publicly endorsing Governor Gary Johnson for President.… Read more ...
Libertarian Party: CPD decides to make their first debates irrelevant
Libertarian National Committee Chair, Nicholas Sarwark, released this statement today:
In spite of polls showing that 54-76 percent of voters want Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson included in debates, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) announced that it will not include Johnson in the September 26 debate, nor will it include Gov.
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate for president, has had some interviews recently that have caused some extra conversation among Libertarians. A few days ago, he seemingly endorsed a carbon tax. Next, a video has shown up where he apparently tells an interviewer that he would support mandatory vaccines if it was a federal issue:
Reason ran an article with their take on it: Gary Johnson changes his mind
This caused quite an uproar on social media for Libertarians, most of whom believe strongly in parental choice.… Read more ...
The following was written by Libertarian Party chairman Nicholas Sarwark and posted on LP.org today (H/T IPR’s Paulie):
Many of us have Bernie-supporting Democratic friends who are feeling pretty jaded right now. I bet you know someone who is. Maybe a close friend, a family member, a Facebook friend…
They just worked so hard for a candidate they believed in and have come face to face with the corruption and rigging of their party process.… Read more ...
Press release from the Libertarian Party:
For Immediate Release
Saturday, July 16, 2016
CNN reports that Gov. Jeb Bush and Gov. Mitt Romney are considering voting for Gov. Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for President.
Chairman of the Libertarian National Committee, Nicholas Sarwark, says, “The Libertarian Party is delighted that Govs. Bush and Romney are considering voting for our candidates, Govs.… Read more ...
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
The FBI has decided not to push for criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server for her State Department emails.
“This is a serious miscarriage of justice,” says Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee. “One key criteria for laws to be just is that they must be applied equally to all.” Countless other people who have served in roles handling classified information have been prosecuted, fined, and jailed for far lesser breaches of protocol and security.… Read more ...
In wake of Orlando shooting, Libertarian Party calls for end to ‘gun-free’ zones
Nicholas Sarwark, Chair of the Libertarian National Committee, issued the following statement today:
Despite the horrific loss of life and the dozens more injured by a spiteful, deranged shooter in Orlando yesterday, the forces of hate are losing the battle against the vast majority of peaceful individuals who want social tolerance.
Libertarian Party Chair Debate
Wednesday, May 4 at 9 PM in EDT
Liberty Underground Show in Clearwater, Florida
The 1787 Network is hosting a debate between the candidates for LNC Chair Wednesday, May 4th at 9:00 pm EST.
This will be done over Google Hangouts and stream live on the 1787 Network YouTube channel.… Read more ...