Tag Archives: Adam Kokesh

Cynthia McKinney Pens Two Open Letters to President Trump

Cynthia McKinney, the former Democratic congresswoman who ran for president as the Green Party nominee in 2008 and who has since joined the Libertarian Party, penned two open letters to President Donald Trump dated yesterday and today.  The letters, which McKinney posted on her official website, present a path forward for President Trump to earn the support of African Americans like McKinney.… Read more ...

We Are Libertarians Holds 2020 Libertarian Presidential Debate

The group We Are Libertarians yesterday produced a 2020 Libertarian presidential debate, which Reason‘s Matt Welch moderated.

Participants were 1996 vice presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, Future of Freedom Foundation founder and president Jacob Hornberger, 2012 vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray, antiwar activist Adam Kokesh, and former NAACP of Grady County  (Georgia) president John Monds.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Important Announcement about Saturday’s Debate … And Other News

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen released the following statement today concerning the next Libertarian presidential debate tomorrow and various campaign updates:

One week from today, the Libertarian National Convention will come to order, online rather than in Austin. I have one week to reach every delegate and alternate and convince them I’m the right person to represent the party.… Read more ...

Dan Behrman: Information about Titfest

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman sent out the following press release today about his Taxation is Theft Fest, which Behrman refers to on social media as #Titfest2020:

We’ve published our final schedule!

We have an amazing list of speakers including Joe Banister, the former IRS agent who advocates that most Americans should not be paying taxes, Dave Champion, who wrote the book explaining why, and Peymon Mottahedeh, who is offering $300,000 to prove them wrong!

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LPKY Chairman Says Vohra and Kokesh ‘Not Being Truthful’

Chris Wiest, chairman of the Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) has dismissed criticism from 2020 Libertarian presidential candidates Arvin Vohra and Adam Kokesh that the criteria for the LPKY presidential debate series was skewed to favor certain candidates.

“They are not being truthful,” says Wiest, “And frankly, they are not in a position to know.”… Read more ...

Lions of Liberty 2020 Libertarian Presidential Debate, Part 2

The Lions of Liberty held part two of its Libertarian Party presidential debate yesterday, livestreamed on Facebook.

Participants were Dan Behrman, John McAfee, John Monds, Adam Kokesh, Arvin Vohra, and Sam Robb.

It is embedded below:

On Wednesday, the Lions of Liberty held part one of the debate with Jacob Hornberger, Jo Jorgensen, Sorinne Ardeleanu, Vermin Supreme, Judge Jim Gray, and Andy Williams Jr.… Read more ...

Adam Kokesh on Being ‘Blacked Out’ of the LPKY Presidential Debate

On his Facebook page yesterday, 2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Adam Kokesh discussed his exclusion from part five of the Libertarian Party of Kentucky presidential debate being held later today (Saturday):

Just to be clear for everyone who is frustrated right now, yes, I won the last two debate polls in the last two debates hosted by the Libertarian Party of Kentucky.

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Kokesh Campaign Manager: Demand an In-Person Convention ASAP

The campaign manager for 2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Adam Kokesh, Elijah Jon Gizzarelli, sent out the following statement today, demanding the Libertarian Party hold its National Convention in-person and as soon as possible, despite the coronavirus pandemic. 

My fellow members of the Libertarian Party,

The LNC will be holding a meeting on Saturday, May 9th, in order to decide the fate of our National Convention.… Read more ...

Arvin Vohra Slams Libertarian Party of Kentucky in Open Letter

2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate and former Libertarian National Committee vice chair Arvin Vohra today posted the following Open Letter addressing the Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) on his Facebook page.  Vohra faults the LPKY for its debate inclusion criteria, which resulted in the exclusion of anti-war activist Adam Kokesh from part five of the LPKY debate this Saturday, despite Kokesh receiving the most votes in the poll after part four of the debate. Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kentucky Holds Part 4 of Presidential Debate

Last week the Libertarian Party of Kentucky held part one of its five part presidential debate.  On Saturday it held part two and the next day it held part three.  Yesterday it held part four.

Participants were Adam Kokesh, Arvin Vohra, Sam Robb, Dan Behrman, and Brian Ellison.

It is embedded below:

In the poll after the debate Kokesh won with 32.2 percent followed closely behind by Behrman with 27.7 percent.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kentucky Holds Part 3 of Presidential Debate

Last week the Libertarian Party of Kentucky held part one of its five part presidential debate.  On Saturday it held part two.  It held part three on Sunday.

Participants in the debate were former LNC vice chair Arvin Vohra, antiwar activist Adam Kokesh, Erik Gerhardt, Steve Richey, Phil Gray, Andy Hope Williams, writer Jedidiah Hill, parliamentarian James Ogle, welder Kenneth Blevins, and life coach Sorinne Ardeleanu.… Read more ...

Ken Armstrong Ends 2020 Presidential Bid to Seek VP Nomination

Former Coast Guard Officer Ken Armstrong withdrew from the race for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination Wednesday with the emergence of Congressman Justin Amash as a contender.  Armstrong has now launched a campaign for the vice presidential nomination.

Known for his booming voice on the campaign trail, Armstrong, who previously served as executive director of Habitat for Humanity in Hawaii, and as a member of the Honolulu County Neighborhood Board, took his libertarian message to various debates and party meetings. … Read more ...