Category Archives: Libertarian Party

News & Notes: GP and LP Celebrate Election Victories, ‘The Rock’ Continues to Tease Presidential Bid

ROCK THE VOTE?  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson continues to tease the notion that a presidential run might be in his future. Would it be as a Democrat? An independent? Who knows!

Do I think he’s serious? Yes, actually I do. My guess is that Johnson is stealing a page from the Donald Trump playbook here.… Read more ...

Robert Milnes: As a Longtime Third Party Activist, I Hesitate to Get the Covid Vaccination Because I Do Not Trust the Government

Robert Milnes, a respected longtime progressive activist, strategist, victim of the surveillance state, potential inspiration for a Simpson’s character, and highly visible candidate for the Libertarian, Green, and Boston Tea parties, recently published the following article on his cutting edge website The PLAS Place:

In 2005 my friend—with a very high I.Q.—got… Read more ...

Kentucky LP Takes Heat For Comparing ‘Vaccine Passports’ to Holocaust Badges

The Libertarian Party of Kentucky is drawing fire from a variety of officials, Jewish organizations and even the state’s governor after posting a tweet that compared the idea of “vaccine passports” to the yellow stars that Jewish people were mandated to wear during the Holocaust.

“Are the vaccine passports going to be yellow, shaped like a star, and sewn on our clothes?”… Read more ...

Former LP Presidential Hopeful John McAfee Indicted on Cryptocurrency Fraud Charges

Federal prosecutors have indicted former antivirus entrepreneur John McAfee and his associate for orchestrating what they call a fraudulent scheme designed to rake in millions of dollars from cryptocurrency investors.

McAfee and his “cryptocurrency team” advisor Jimmy Watson are accused of having operated an “age-old pump-and-dump scheme” using McAfee’s Twitter account to promote “various cryptocurrencies through false and misleading statements to conceal their true, self-interested motives.”… Read more ...

Ron Paul: Libertarian Terrorists?

Former Congressman Ron Paul was the 1988 presidential nominee of the Libertarian Party. His two runs for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 and 2012 brought notice to the libertarian movement.  He published the following editorial today on the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity site: 

The Department of Homeland Security issued on Wednesday a nationwide terror alert lasting until April 30.… Read more ...

Brendan Kelly, Former NH Libertarian Chairman and Elected Official, Has Passed Away

Brendan Kelly, a former chairman of the New Hampshire Libertarian Party and a 2012 congressional candidate, has passed away at the age of 80 following a 5 year battle with cancer.

Kelly was an elected Selectman in the town of Seabrook for six years and mounted three unsuccessful bids for a seat in the New Hampshire state house between 2008 and 2011.… Read more ...

Former LP Vice-Presidential Nominee Spike Cohen Appears on ‘Kennedy’ to Discuss Capitol Riots


Former Vice-Presidential candidate Spike Cohen appeared Thursday on the FOX Business channel’s “Kennedy” to discuss what the fallout may be from the Capitol riots of January 6.

“This is what government does: They fail, they use their failure as an excuse to push for more laws that give them more control over our lives, and then they fail even harder,” said Cohen, who alongside Jo Jorgensen appeared on the ballot in all 50 states and D.C.… 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 ...

First Libertarian to Win a Legislative Election in 20 Years Takes Office Today

Marshall Burt is the first member of a state legislature to be elected as a Libertarian since 2000, and he will be sworn in to his new office on Tuesday, January 12th at 9am Mountain Time. Back in November he defeated a long-time incumbent in a 2-way race to represent Wyoming’s 39th district.… 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 ...