Jacob Hornberger, founder of the Future of Freedom Foundation, seems likely to seek the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. He is visiting many, if not all, the Libertarian Party state conventions. He also sought the Libertarian presidential nomination in 2000. On the first ballot he placed third, with 120 votes.
Edit from Paulie: Sheldon Richman and Jacob Hornberger were both formerly prominent activists in the Libertarian Party, although as far as I know neither one is associated with that party anymore.… Read more ...
“We need to be asking ourselves as Americans exactly what the Egyptian people are asking themselves: What business does our government have supporting a dictatorship, for 30 years, that the Egyptian people now are finally protesting against,” Jacob Hornberger told Fox News’ Neal Cavuto.… Read more ...
by Jacob G. Hornberger
fff.org IPR note: Jacob Hornberger ran for the Libertarian presidential nomination in 2000
To justify the federal government’s massive post-9/11 infringements on civil liberties, the proponents of Big Government have sometimes said, “There hasn’t been another major terrorist attack on the United States since 9/11. ”
I have responded with the following: “But if there had been another major terrorist attack, you Big Government advocates would be using that as a justification for even more severe infringements on civil liberties.… Read more ...
Alabama Libertarians Executive Committee for the March 2019 – March 2020 period, elected at Convention on March 23rd:
Chair: Laura Chancey Lane
Vice Chair: Elijah Boyd
Secretary: Paul Frankel
Treasurer: Scott Hammond
Region 1: Noah Oliver Rhys
Region 2: Scott Neighbours
Region 3: Ash Jennings
Region 4: Anthony Peebles
At Large: Richard Fast
At Large: Frank Dillman Sr.… Read more ...
The Liberator Online is the official publication of the Advocates for Self-Government, home of the World’s Smallest Political Quiz. Their latest monthly online newsletter was released on June 6th. The issue carries articles from Libertarian Party activists including Michael Cloud and Dr. Mary Ruwart.
It is so amusing to see mainstream commentators condemning Egypt’s president, Mohamed Morsi, for assuming dictatorial powers. Their critiques are well-taken … But what’s amusing about the mainstreamers is how they can so quickly identify and condemn dictatorial conduct on the part of foreign rulers but maintain an absolutely obsequious blind spot when it comes to the dictatorial actions by their own ruler.
BURNET, Texas (March 19) – After weeks of vacillation, uttering veiled threats that Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi must go while his key advisers made contradictory statements, President Obama has followed the example of his recent predecessors and decided that it is okay for the United States to attack another sovereign nation so long as the United Nations approves it.… Read more ...
While the U.S. government was expressing outrage over attacks on freedom of speech at the hands of U.S.-supported dictators in the Middle East, the U.S. Justice Department was securing a federal grand jury indictment against a man named Julian Heicklen. The charge? The feds are charging Heicklen for handing out jury-nullification pamphlets to people who are entering the federal courthouse in New York City, including prospective jurors.