(NEW ORLEANS) The pre-Convention meeting of the Libertarian National Committee was called to order at 4:08pm with five minutes for public comment. 2016 Vice-Presidential nominee, Governor Bill Weld was present (shown seated in the far center of the photo, in the gallery along the back wall), but did not make any public comments prior to leaving partway through the meeting). … Read more ...
Stewart Flood posted this link about an interesting development in South Carolina. Posted to The Nerve
October 21, 2013
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Lawsuit Challenges Kimpson’s Election as State Senator
By Rick Brundrett
A state law at the center of a controversial court ruling that kicked about 250 candidates statewide off last year’s primary ballot is once again the basis of a legal challenge – this time the special election this month to fill the Senate seat formerly held by Robert Ford.
As found in Liberty for America October 2011, we are told this resolution was read into the the August LNC minutes, a unanimous resolution:
A RESOLUTION OF THE LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF GEORGIA, INC
WHEREAS, the actions by the LNC appear to have exceeded its authority and is in gross violation of the guaranteed autonomy of a state party as stated in Article 6, Section 5 of the National Party Bylaws and Convention Rules adopted in convention in May 2010 in St.… Read more ...
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On the heels of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina withdrawing from the Libertarian National Committee’s Region 1, the Texas Libertarian Party has directed it chair to seek the removal of the region’s representative Stewart Flood…
In December, the N.C. Libertarian executive committee voted unanimously to withdraw from the region.
The last day of the National Convention consisted of the last officer elections and, after the convention was adjourned, a meeting of the new Libertarian National Committee.
The election for the five open at-large seats on the LNC were held early this morning. Nominated candidates were: Dr. Tom Stevens, Wayne Root, Kevin Knedler, John Jay Myers, Lee Wrights, Rebecca Sink-Burris, Judge Jim Gray, Sam Sloan, Bill Redpath, Dr.… Read more ...
Posted by Thomas Sipos in Libertarian Peacenik blog and in California Freedom, the monthly newsletter of the California Libertarian Party. Reposted to IPR by Paulie. Aaron Starr has said that he finds the photoshop image reproduced below to be offensive, not funny.
My editorial in the January 2009 issue of California Freedom, which subscribers should have received by now:
Some of our best libertarians — our most principled and productive libertarians — are outside the party.… Read more ...
In remarks published in Liberty for All, LP Political Director Sean Haugh details allegations of sexual harassment against former LNC member M Carling, and says that they led to the current sexual harassment policy in the LNC manual, which he quotes in his article. Haugh goes on to say,
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The Resolution of Discipline against Angela Keaton by Stewart Flood presented at the LNC Meeting in San Diego, December 6-7, 2008, included several allegations of sexual harassment.
Emailed by Stewart Flood.
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—– Original Message —– From: “Stewart Flood”
To: “‘LNC Discussion'”
Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 11:49 PM
Subject: Revised Resolution of Discipline
Attached you will find a revised resolution of discipline, along with a companion document containing evidence to support the resolution. It will be further supported by the presentation on Saturday.
There has been much speculation on this and other blogs about what exactly LNC member Angela Keaton is being charged with, and by whom, in the item titled “Discipline of Angela Keaton” on this weekend’s LNC meeting agenda. The charges are being presented by Stewart Flood, and a summary is attached.… Read more ...
Allegedly, there is a movement afoot to replace Wayne Allyn Root as Bob Barr’s running mate.
LNC rep. Stewart Flood has reportedly made a motion to kick W.A.R. off the ticket, citing some comments Root made in an interview with Reason magazine, which some consider racially insensitive.
Some are speculating that Barr wants Root out, which they say is the true reason the Barr campaign allegedly told Bill Redpath to keep Angela Keaton — a likely vote for Root’s removal — on the LNC.… Read more ...
Once again, IPR will be publishing e-mails from embattled LNC rep Angela Keaton, unedited, as they come in:
Day 2/LNC meeting/live blog, 8:24 a.m.
Same disclaimer applies as yesterday. If you want a goddamn transcription, make it yourself.
These are my words and mine alone. –Keaton
Carling on Audit
Boring monotone.… Read more ...