Over the past few weeks, there have been many reports of talks between myself and Maxime Bernier to merge the Libertarian Party of Canada and the People’s Party of Canada. As a result, speculation has filled our social media pages and left our membership feeling like they have been shut out of the conversation.… Read more ... “Tim Moen: LP of Canada In Merger Talks?”
LP MEDIA RELEASE: Slash federal spending to make Tax Day less painful
For the 56 percent of Americans who pay federal income taxes, April 17 will be a painful day. That pain may be lessened slightly because the Internal Revenue Service has been nibbling away at payroll withholding taxes, but the sad fact is that the income tax represents only a portion of the pain we actually experience.
On April 13, President Donald Trump addressed the nation to announce that he had ordered missile strikes on Syria. His rationale: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons to kill civilians in Douma, a rebel-held suburb of Damascus.… Read more ... “LP.org: Stay out of Syria”
What do gun rights and gay marriage have in common among millennials? Surging support. A recent NPR article notes that people younger than 30 in the United States “are no more liberal on gun control” than earlier generations, “despite diverging from their elders on the legalization of marijuana, same-sex marriage and other social issues.” The article seems to view this as a puzzling anomaly — why are American youth more liberal in some areas but not in others?… Read more ... “LP.org: ‘Millennials support gay marriage … and the Second Amendment!’”
Recently, President Donald Trump announced that he would “push for comprehensive background checks with an emphasis on mental health’ for gun sales, saying that the age of purchasers should be raised to 21 and bump stocks should be banned.” (1)
The Libertarian Party of Colorado held its annual convention last weekend, March 24-26 2017, at the Westin hotel in Westminster Colorado.
Events began on Friday with a mixer, and concluded after business on Sunday. The event included many speakers from around the country, and resulted in many changes to the makeup of the party’s leadership.… Read more ... “LPCO: Big Convention, Big Plans”