Paul Stanton makes motion to remove Ryan Ramsey from Florida LP exec comm, then resigns himself

Paul Stanton to LP Florida Exec Comm, sent October 22, 2017 (see link for additional embedded links):

Greetings,

Tonight’s motion 520 is mainly regarding threats and advocacy of violence against me and others, including a current US Senate candidate and former rules chair of the Libertarian Party of Miami-Dade. Additionally, he is a leader in a white supremacist group, the American Guard, a spin-off group of the violent anti-immigrant Sons of Odin – founded by Brien James (who also founded the Vinlanders – a Neo-Nazi group responsible for dozens of murders).

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Ryan Ramsey: Taking the Libertarian Party of Florida On a Tour of the High Road

The following press release was sent today to ATPR by Libertarian Party of Bradford County, Florida chairman Ryan Ramsey:

Libertarian Party of Florida logo

6/23/2016
For Immediate Release

The Libertarian Party of Florida has new leadership, and in an effort to regain the trust of the voters and encourage candidacy, members of the State Executive Committee are assisting me in going beyond healing, and into reforms designed to move the party forward and mobilize for the coming election.

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Ryan Ramsey: I would like to issue a public condemnation of the Libertarian Party of Michigan Executive Committee

James Weeks II

Facebook, June 12th, 2016 (via American Third Party Report):

I would like to issue a public condemnation of the Libertarian Party of Michigan Executive Committee, regarding the suspension of James Weeks II. The exception to this would be the two members who voted against this absurd motion, Tiffany Hayden, and my friend Jeff Wood.… Read more ...

Ramsey Clark Will Be Keynote Speaker of United We Stand Fest on September 19; Richard Winger Will Speak

Ramsey-Clark

September 8, 2015
by Free and Equal

United States Attorney General William Ramsey Clark will be gracing Free & Equal Election Foundation’s United We Stand Festival stage as the keynote speaker on September 19th 2015 at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, California. He will be standing in place of the Civil Rights leader Amelia Boynton Robinson, who passed away on August 26, 2015.… Read more ...

Walter Block endorses Joshua Smith for LNC Chair

Walter “Libertarians for Trump” Block endorses Joshua Smith for LNC chair. Scott Horton and Mike Maharrey also pledge to advise the party.

In celebration, Ryan Ramsey–who also endorsed Smith–goes on a rant about Sarwark and posted links from IPRX about the party not being “the white man’s party” anymore.

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Joseph Wendt: “Inner workings of Invictus 2016 campaign, rise of alt right in LP of Florida, why I withdrew from US Senate race, etc”

Q&A with Joe Wendt:

Question: Tell us how Augustus Invictus got involved in the LPF and your involvement into the campaign?

Joe: Well, believe it or not, Vicki Kirkland introduced me to Augustus. Vicki and her county Vice Chair, Robert Reich, were the ones who recruited and brought Augustus into the party.… Read more ...

The KN@PP Stir Podcast, Episode 140: Special Broadcast from Area 51


Originally posted at Kn@ppster

Topics covered of possible interest to IPR readers include the LP Mises Caucus and entryism into the LP of Florida by white nationalists; fellow IPR writer Thomas Knapp answers a question by yours truly, Paulie.

Some background on the Florida situation for IPR readers who are not already familiar with it:

Joe Wendt withdraws from US Senate campaign, Libertarian Party of Florida active membership

Paul Stanton makes motion to remove Ryan Ramsey from Florida LP exec comm, then resigns himself

Paul Frankel: Why Libertarians need to denounce the Alt Right and white nationalists and don’t need to worry about libertarian socialists and antifa

Paul Stanton: LP Florida Chair Marcos Miralles Must Resign

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Joe Wendt withdraws from US Senate campaign, Libertarian Party of Florida active membership

Email from Joe Wendt to campaign list:


The Campaign must come to an End.

Unfortunately, I must announce my withdrawal from active involvement in the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF) and must suspend my campaign for US Senate. Over the past few months, I have been harassed by members of the LPF Executive Committee and prominent members of the LPF.… Read more ...

Gloria Rubac: ‘Eyewitness Harvey: Toxic chemicals, biased coverage and prisons’

Gloria Rubac at the Workers World Party’s workers.org:

An oil refinery flare, right, continues to burn through wind and rain as Hurricane Harvey moves into Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

Houston, Aug. 28 — I grew up in Oklahoma’s “tornado alley.” I’ve lived on the Texas Gulf Coast for almost 50 years.… Read more ...