Author Archives: wredlich

About wredlich

Warren Redlich is CEO of SpinJ Corporation, which became owner of IPR in November 2012. He was the 2010 Libertarian candidate for Governor of New York, and has run for office as a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, and Liberal.

Discussion of 2020 Libertarian Presidential Candidates with Marc Tancer

I talked with my friend Marc Tancer, a Libertarian activist, about self-driving cars and the 2020 Libertarian presidential candidates.

We covered Justin Amash, Judge Jim Gray, Jacob Hornberger, Vermin Supreme, Jo Jorgensen, Adam Kokesh, Dan “Taxation is Theft” Berman, and John Monds.

Thanks Marc for coming on my YouTube channel.

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Interview with Judge Jim Gray, Libertarian for President

I interviewed Judge Jim Gray today.

YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QggvjCYm-FA

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Reason Podcast on Amash LP Candidacy

How Justin Amash’s Presidential Campaign Changes the 2020 Election

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Libertarian Presidential Debates in November

There were two recent debates for Libertarian presidential candidates this month so far.
The most recent was on November 9th in Olean New York, livestreamed on YouTube:

On November 2nd there was a debate in Florence South Carolina. Opening statements of the candidates were posted here:

Closing statements were here:

There’s also a Facebook recording of that debate.… Read more ...

Quick administrative post

FYI, I received a notice regarding hacked passwords. There’s no indication that IPR has been hacked, but it was an alert that I felt was worth responding to.

I also noticed that a particular (unnamed) author account had several failed login attempts. The account had not posted any new articles in years.… Read more ...

Fake Libertarian Roger Stone Whines About Money

Roger Stone, who sometimes purports to be a libertarian and was involved in the Gary Johnson 2012 campaign, recently sent out a fundraising e-mail in his wife’s name.

As is common for Stone, the e-mail is full of misleading statements and other deceptions. For starters Stone talks about their supposedly desperate financial circumstances:

Two years of constant intense investigation into every aspect of our family as well as two years of constant leaks from the special councils [sic] office have destroyed our family income.

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Has The Green Party Become Irrelevant?

In light of the Democratic Party’s Green New Deal, I wonder if the Green Party has become irrelevant. The Dem’s Green New Deal in many ways goes farther than what I’ve seen from the Green Party. It seems like the Democratic party, or at least the left wing of the Democratic Party, has gone to the left of the Green Party.… Read more ...

Weld Ditches Libertarians

William Weld has officially ditched the Libertarian Party. On January 17th, it is reported that Weld went to his town clerk in Canton, Massachusetts, and registered Republican. Somewhat mroe detail is available at The Boston Herald.

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Weld May Run As A Republican

Reason reports that Bill Weld may ditch the Libertarian Party and run as a Republican for President in 2020.

WCVB, citing “sources,” reported that Weld “could make an announcement about a possible presidential run as soon as Thursday,” that “he has taken a leave of absence from his law firm,” and that “any possible run would be made as a Republican.”

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IPR Glitches

Just to let everyone know, there may have been some glitches on IPR in the past two days. I moved the site to a new hosting setup. It was supposed to go smoothly but didn’t, so some comments may have been lost and the site may have seemed odd, and may still be odd for another day.… Read more ...

7 Facts That Destroy Gun Control

This is an editorial by the owner of IPR.

While Democrats and Greens are wrong on gun control, Republicans and most gun rights supporters rarely use the right facts. They fail to engage the Left on its own turf. Here are seven key facts that this libertarian consistently uses to crush gun control arguments.… Read more ...

Larry Sharpe Breaks 50K – Ballot Access for Libertarians in New York

Libertarian NY Governor candidate Larry Sharpe broke the 50K vote barrier in New York State handily. At this writing he has nearly 86,000 votes with 95% of precincts reporting so he could break 90K. He’s running about 1.6% of the vote, not far behind Howie Hawkins of the Green Party who is at 1.66% with 90,000 votes at this writing.… Read more ...