Author Archives: Jill Pyeatt

About Jill Pyeatt

Jill Pyeatt is a small-business owner and jewelry designer from Southern California. She currently serves on the Judicial Committee of the Libertarian Party of CA. She can be found on Facebook and Twitter.

Open Thread for Discussing California Libertarian Convention, Weekend of April 5 – 7

The Libertarian Party of CA will hold their annual convention the weekend of April 5 to 7. It’s being held at the Concord Crowne Plaza in Northern California in Concord, and promises to be a great time as we elect some new officers and handle other party business.

I’m setting up this thread for anyone who wishes to notify the group of things that happen.… Read more ...

Mimi Robson: California needs a strong alternative to the Democratic establishment. Look to the Libertarians.

The Republican Party is finally realizing what the Libertarian Party has known for decades: California is best when the voters have options. Jessica Millan Patterson, Chair of the California Republican Party, recently wrote, “Republicans have both an opportunity and a responsibility to stand up and offer a viable alternative to the Democrats and give voters a real choice.”

However, other Republican leaders feel that the GOP isn’t the option Californians are looking for.… Read more ...

Los Angeles Libertarian Kevin Shaw Wins Lawsuit Against Campus Free Speech Zone


A Los Angeles college student who sued his school for allegedly curbing his right to free speech after it prevented him from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution was vindicated in court this week.

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), which represents nine schools, including Pierce College, agreed on Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed against them last year by student Kevin Shaw after he was barred from passing out copies of the document because he wasn’t in the school’s designated “free speech zone,” which measured 616 square feet or about the size of three parking spaces.… Read more ...

Open Thread for September 2018

Okay, all you free- and independent- thinkers: Here is our open thread for September. If you have something to share with the group that doesn’t fit into any of the other threads/discussions, here is a place for you to post it. Make sure you’re not plagiarizing or libeling someone, and otherwise you should be fine.… Read more ...

Zach Foster-The State of Libertarianism in Cuba and Venezuela

July 2018 Open Thread

Here it is, our usual monthly open thread for all matters that don’t fit into another thread. In theory, it should involve discussion of third parties and/or independents, but as long as you avoid plagiarizing or libeling someone, you should be fine.

Hmmm, is there anything going on in our country that might be worth talking about?… Read more ...

Livestream for Day 3, Libertarian National Convention July 3, 2018

Livestream for Day 2, Libertarian National Convention July 2, 2018

Open Thread for Liveblogging and Discussion of Libertarian Convention July 1 – 3 2018

Here’s a central location to keep everyone who is not at the New Orleans convention updated on what’s going on.

Link to Livestream of Libertarian National Convention Day 1

Voting and Attendance Records for the Libertarian National Committee Members 2016-2018 Term, Compiled by Chuck Moulton

Long-time Libertarian activist Chuck Moulton has taken the time to compile the voting records, both roll-call and email, for the members of the Libertarian National Committee for the past two-year term. This information should be helpful in making choices of whom a delegate might wish to vote back onto the committee.… Read more ...

Open Thread for Discussing and/or Live-Blogging the CA and NH LP Conventions April 27 to 29

The California Libertarian Convention will be held this weekend at the Marriott in Long Beach. It promises to be exciting, busy and full of drama. I’ll live-blog as much as I can, but since I’m helping in a few areas I may not have much time to. Anyone with something to share can use this open thread.… Read more ...