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George Phillies Buys IPR

Long-time Libertarian activist George Phillies has purchased Independent Political Report. The purchase includes the current web site, the URLs IndependentPoliticalReport.com, IPRnews.com, IPR.tv, and ThirdPartyWatch.com, two Twitter sites, and two FaceBook groups.… Read more ...

WATCH: The First Libertarian Martyr

Check out this very interesting new documentary short, narrated by legendary “Libertarian Tax Rebel” Karl Jack Bray.

This film was put together by IPR’s own Joseph Buchman and features audio from a tape recording made in June of 1977, less than a year before Bray passed away.… Read more ...

Time Capsule: Remembering When Gertrude Stein Backed Huey Long for President 87 Years Ago

Declaring that “Roosevelts come and go, but Longs go on and up forever,” Gertrude Stein, the expatriate writer and poet living in Paris where she had befriended Pablo Picasso, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway and other prominent figures in the arts and literary world, surprised the nation’s political pundits 87 years ago this week when she endorsed Louisiana’s Huey P.… Read more ...

Benjamin Spock: Socialist Pediatrician

Benjamin McLane Spock (1976).jpg

On this day 103 years ago, Benjamin Spock was born to a Dutch upper class family. Like his father (whom he was named after), he would pursue education at Yale, originally studying literature and history.… Read more ...