Author Archives: William Saturn

American Solidarity Party Chairman Skylar Covich Celebrates Wikipedia’s 20th Birthday

Wikipedia turned 20 today and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) marked the occasion with an interview of one of Wikipedia’s longtime administrators, the current chairman of the American Solidarity Party and longtime friend of IPR, Dr. Skylar Covich.

According to AFB, Covich, who was born blind, has edited Wikipedia since 2003 when he was still in high school.… Read more ...

Arvin Vohra Pens Open Letter to Libertarian National Committee

Arvin Vohra, former Vice-chairman of the Libertarian National Committee and a 2020 presidential candidate, wrote the following open letter to the Libertarian National Committee concerning social media censorship:

Recently, you spoke out against the violence at the Capitol. As a believer in nonviolence, and someone who lives just a few minutes away, I appreciated that you spoke out.… Read more ...

L. Neil Smith: Twitterpurge 2021

L. Neil Smith, acclaimed science fiction novelist, Libertarian writer, and the Libertarian Party of Arizona’s 2000 presidential nominee, posted the following statement on Facebook Sunday.  He personally gave IPR permission to re-post.

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Please bear with me here, I’m going to write of things I know practically nothing about.… Read more ...

Ron Paul: ‘War on Terror’ Comes Home

Former Congressman Ron Paul, the 1988 Libertarian Party presidential nominee, released the following column today on the banning of President Donald Trump and conservatives from social media networks.  After Paul posted a link to the column on his official Facebook page, Facebook blocked his ability to control the page, without warning, due to “repeatedly going against our community standards.”Read more ...

Darryl Perry Suspends NH Lobbying Campaign Due to Health Concerns

Darryl Perry, the Libertarian Party’s 2020 nominee for Governor of New Hampshire, former chairman of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire, 2016 presidential candidate, and the final chairman of the Boston Tea Party, announced today he is suspending his lobbying operations for the 2021 term of New Hampshire legislature due to health concerns.… Read more ...

Spike Cohen: The Reason for the Protests and Riots

Spike Cohen, the Libertarian Party’s 2020 vice presidential nominee posted the following statement on his Instagram account about the 2021 Capitol breach:

The reason for the protests & riots that are happening in DC, are more similar to why the BLM protests & riots happened than either side is willing to admit.… Read more ...

Tom Tancredo: What Other Option Than Civil Disobedience?

Former Congressman Tom Tancredo, the Constitution Party’s 2010 nominee for Governor of Colorado, wrote the following statement yesterday on his Facebook page about the 2021 Capitol building breach:

Election integrity and security measures are ignored.  People can’t express themselves on social media due to censorship.  The dominant liberal media lies constantly and characterizes conservative opinions as “conspiracy theories,” and Republican elites can’t help ridiculing and condemning working class Americans at every turn.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Mises Caucus Likens Libertarian Party to “Controlled Opposition”

Yesterday, after supporters of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol building in protest of the Electoral College certification in progress, the Twitter account of the Libertarian Party tweeted the following:

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Reform Party: Our Greatest Challenges Will Not Be Solved By Violence

The following was posted today at ReformParty.org

In response to the events in Washington, DC and across the country, the Reform Party Executive Committee has released this statement:

There is anger in this country – anger that politicians on both sides have caused. For years, the rhetoric and policies from those elected to office have sought to divide us.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Texas Tweets Support of Twitter Suspension of President Trump

Earlier today, Twitter suspended President Donald Trump’s account for 12 hours after he posted two tweets about the breach of the Capitol building that Twitter disapproved.

The Libertarian Party of Texas said the following:

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Bob Barr and Gary Johnson React to Capitol Building Breach

Former Congressman Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party’s 2008 presidential nominee, and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s 2012 and 2016 presidential nominee, each reacted to the breach of the Capitol building today.

Bob Barr tweeted:

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January 2021 Open Thread

This is the Open Thread for the first month of 2021.

Please leave any tips, announcements, New Year’s resolutions or others things below.

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