Jacob Hornberger Signals Intent to Seek Libertarian Presidential Nomination

Ballot Access News:

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.

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Jacob G. Hornberger: There is only one libertarian position on immigration

From Jacob G. Hornberger,  who ran in 2000 for the Libertarian Party Presidential nomination and as an independent in 2002 for the US Senate in Virginia:


There is a common perception that there are two alternative libertarian positions on immigration: government-controlled borders and open borders.

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Sheldon Richman and Jacob Hornberger: The Libertarian Angle

Here are Sheldon Richman and Jacob Hornberger of the Future of Freedom Foundation discussing the ten-year anniversary of the Iraq war.

Now online
March 25, 2013

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 ...

Jacob Hornberger on Neil Cavuto: US Aid to Egypt Spawned Hatred

Via Hiram Reisner at NewsMax (H/T Tom Knapp):

“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 ...

Jacob Hornberger: ‘Terrorism Is a Cost of Empire’

by Jacob G. Hornberger
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 ...

Libertarian Party or Alabama 2019 convention results

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 ...

Latest Issue Of The Liberator Online Released

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Volume 18, No. 12                                        June 20, 2013
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June Edition of Liberator Online Released

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.

Volume 18, No. 11                                        June 6, 2013
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Brian Irving: Where are the protestors?

IPR writer and 2012 Libertarian Congressional candidate Brian Irving at Liberty Point:

Jacob G. Hornberger, founder and president of Future of Freedom Foundation, writes what I have been thinking:

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.

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Lee Wrights: Any US attack on Libya would be unconstitutional and despicable

by R. Lee Wrights

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 ...

Jury Nullification Advocate Julian Heicklen Indicted For Passing Out Pamphlets

Jacob Hornberger writes

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.

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