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.

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 ...

March 2018 Open Thread

Welcome to March! Some of you might be experiencing spring by now (not here in southern California, though). This is a good transitional month to talk about the upcoming elections in 2018, and some of the activities surrounding third parties and independents. Sick of the narratives from both the Democratic and Republican parties?… Read more ...

Nickolas Wildstar, Libertarian Candidate for Governor of CA, Issues Campaign Announcement

Hi! I’m Nickolas Wildstar and I’m running for Governor! California has been my home for over 18 years and during that time I’ve watched as the state went through extraordinary changes, both good and bad. But one thing that seems to have been consistent nationwide is the corporate takeover of America.… Read more ...

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

Submitted to IPR by Paulie:

As part of my efforts as a writer here at IPR, I monitor the news for stories about the LP. If you look at google news (news.google.com) for “libertarian” or “libertarian party” these days you will find some disturbing connotations. Among the stories on the very first page of results for libertarian as of when I looked it up yesterday:

Does libertarianism have an alt-right problem?

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Los Angeles Libertarians Plan a Large Presence at Third Annual Politicon

This upcoming weekend, the Pasadena Convention Center will host the third annual Politicon. This is a nonpartisan 2-Day event for political junkies. There are many political media figures who will be there, along with past, current and upcoming candidates for office. IPR readers might remember Austin Petersen, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination in 2016 (now running for office as a Republican).… Read more ...

Paul Stanton: Perhaps “Working with White Nationalists” Is Not the Best Approach?

 

 

 

This was sent to the members of the Libertarian Party National Committee

July 20, 2017


Subject: Perhaps “Working with White Nationalists” Is Not the Best Approach?

Dear members of the Libertarian Party of Florida Executive Committee:
We are losing good members, and the trust of the public, due to the elevation of leaders in extremist hate groups to our party leadership. 
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Joe Scarborough from MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” leaves GOP and pledges to become Independent

From Ken Tucker at Yahoo TV

July 12, 2017

 

Stephen Colbert probably drew good ratings for his Tuesday show, which featured Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, the latter making some very minor news by announcing on The Late Show that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent.… Read more ...

Arvin Vohra, Vice Chairman of Libertarian Party, Announces Run for U S Senate

July 4, 2017

Over two centuries ago, our founding fathers declared fierce and open opposition against their own government. Today, I invite you to do the same with me. Today, I proudly announce my intention to run for United States Senate.

My campaign will be bold, unapologetic, and fearlessly Libertarian. I’ll be audacious in the debates they allow me in; I’ll be incendiary as hell when they don’t.… Read more ...