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Personal Freedom Party Faces Challenge In Ballot Access Drive

The Personal Freedom Party is an essentially nonexistant politcal party in New York State without a website, formal organization, bylaws, more than a handful of legitimate members, state recognition of any kind or anything else. The “party” has a mere four likes on Facebook. Tom Stevens, an attorney who founded the Objectivist Party and ran as its presidential candidate in 2008 and 2012, is the leader of this frivolous political organization.… Read more ...

Tom Stevens, Personal Freedom Party Candidate For NYC Public Advocate, Calls For The Decriminalization Of Sexual Service Contracts

On June 11th, Tom Stevens, the Personal Freedom Party candidate for NYC Public Advocate, called for the immediate decriminalization of sexual service contracts. Stevens, the founder of the Objectivist Party of the United States and its 2008 and 2012 presidential candidate, was also the former chairman of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPA), a tenure lasting from April 2012 to June 2013.… Read more ...

IPR Investigation: The Origins of the Personal Freedom Party

From IPR comments on a previous post:

I (paulie) wrote:

You may be interested in these articles from our archives from 2008

http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2008/06/boston-tea-party-about-to-implode/
See esp. comment 15 from Tom Knapp

http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2008/06/boston-tea-party-vice-chair-dr-tom-stevens-has-resigned/ and comments

http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2008/06/ny-tenn-chapters-of-boston-tea-party-disaffiliate-from-national/

Tom Knapp replied:

Wow … I just re-read those threads, and am surprised that it had escaped my attention that Kristin Davis’s party line for governor of New York was arguably the former Boston Tea Party affiliate for that state.

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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 ...

Kristin Davis says Lawrence Taylor case illustrates the evils of illegal prostitution

Press release posted at Davis for Governor:

DAVIS SAYS TAYLOR CASE ILLUSTRATES EVILS OF ILLEGAL PROSTITUTION

Sees New York in the “Courtesan” business raking in Billions

Kristin Davis, Independent candidate for Governor of New York running on a Libertarian platform said the recent charges against Former New York Giants linebacker and Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor.” illustrate the problem will illegal Prostitution ” Taylor was arrested last week with the charge of 3rdegree rape of a minor, a felony, and patronizing a prostitute in the third degree, a misdemeanor.

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Kristin Davis says she will sue Warren Redlich for calling her a “whore”; Redlich defends statement

As reported at Libertarian Republican,

Kristin Davis issued a press release before the convention stating her strong desire to run with the endorsement of the NYLP but also expressing her intention to run for Governor under the Free Libertarian Party label if that would not be forthcoming. From the release:

My campaign manager Roger Stone is a longtime Libertarian and has written in favor of gay marriage, supply-side tax cuts, legalization of drugs, and abortion rights.

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Davis Revives Free Libertarian Party of NY, Roger Stone Comments on Redlich

The Free Libertarian Party was the name of the U.S. Libertarian Party’s affiliate in New York for the first few years of its existence. Now Kristin Davis, a gubernatorial hopeful in New York, intends to revive the name of the state party after losing, or not contesting, the nomination for the Libertarian Party of New York.… Read more ...

Bestiality, pornography, racism, and the race for Governor of New York

Buffalo Rising:

WNYMedia has found and published controversial emails allegedly sent by Carl Paladino, Buffalo real estate magnate and newly announced candidate for Governor of New York. The emails contain rather crude racist and sexist material. WNYMedia’s report has been picked up by countless national sites including Huffington Post, Talking Points Memo, Opposing Views and the NY Daily News and, as a result, the amount of traffic to WNYMedia’s Paladino’s story has reportedly crashed their servers multiple times throughout the day.… Read more ...

LibertarianBlue blog reports on New York gubernatorial candidates Carl Paladino, Steve Levy, Kristin Davis and Warren Redlich

Articles at http://libertarianblue.blogspot.com/

Carl Paladino: Just another opportunist

Well another wolf in sheep’s clothing has been exposed. Tea Party Candidate for New York Governor Carl Paladino isn’t the a savior he and his supporters are painting him out to be. Buffalo News had shed some light on his donations in New York elections in recent years;

http://www.buffalonews.com/2010/04/04/1008510/paladino-gave-cash-to-variety.html


Paladino has given to such Democratic stalwarts as presidential contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton, Richard Gephardt, John Kerry and Al Gore, a favorite “tea party” whipping boy.
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Conservatives, Libertarians, Greens, Tea Party and other alternative choices for Governor of New York

Samuel Wilson writes at The Think3 Institute:

Three Choices for NY Conservatives

The New York gubernatorial race is getting more interesting on the right. As expected, Conservative party leaders endorsed Rick Lazio this weekend, but their verdict doesn’t guarantee him Row D this November. He doesn’t become the party’s official nominee until its convention takes place in June.

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Kristin Davis Party Label in New York Will be “Personal Freedom Party”

Ballot Access News:

Kristin Davis, who is running for Governor of New York outside the five ballot-qualified parties, says her ballot label will be “Personal Freedom Party.” She will need 15,000 valid signatures, to be collected between June and August 2010. See this story. If she gets 50,000 or more votes for Governor, the Personal Freedom Party will become ballot-qualified in 2012 and 2014.… Read more ...