As first reported at Ballot Access News, at the much publicized Zoom meeting today, the Libertarian National Committee (LNC) voted nine to seven to cancel the in-person National Convention scheduled for Austin later this month. This comes in light of the coronavirus pandemic that has resulted in the death of over 60,000 Americans and led to the cancellation of most public gatherings. … Read more ...
Over at Ballot Access News, a commenter using the pen name of a young Ben Franklin, Silence Dogood, who once questioned whether Ben Franklin was actually in the grave marked for Ben Franklin in Philadelphia or whether he was replaced with a mannequin and is currently living in Tel-Aviv, put out the following press release:
BREAKING NEWS: Weld and Romney form the Party for Liberty and Sanity (PLAS).… Read more ...
Statement on Gwen Moore and Donald Trump’s Attack on Due Process and Civil Liberties
Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Congress in Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District, issued the following statement in response to Gwen Moore’s actions over the past few days:
“Gwen Moore has joined forces with Donald Trump to attack one of the fundamental principles of the Constitution: due process of law under the 5th Amendment.… Read more ...
Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District will feature a two-party race, but unlike most of the state, the two parties involved will be the incumbent Democrats and the state’s Libertarians.
Andy Craig has secured a place on the ballot, in an election the Republicans left uncontested.… Read more ...
March 27, 2016
By Andy Craig
One of the things Libertarians pride themselves on is that our nomination is a competitive and open process. Literally anybody can run for President, so long as they’re constitutionally eligible and a member of the party.
The downside of that is…. well: anybody can run for President.… Read more ...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Statement on Gwen Moore’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton
(MILWAUKEE) Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Wisconsin’s 4th congressional district, issued the following statement in response to incumbent Rep. Gwen Moore’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President of the United States:
Gwen Moore, the professed champion of criminal justice reform, believes we should have a President whose tough-on-crime pandering in the 1990s helped bring us today’s moral crisis of mass incarceration.
DEA agents on Friday invaded the territory of the Menominee Tribal Reservation in Wisconsin in order to seize and destroy hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of legal industrial hemp crops, on the claim that some of the plants tested for an unacceptably high amount of THC. Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Congress in Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District (Milwaukee) issued the following statement in response to the shocking news:
This crop of industrial hemp was being grown in compliance with federal law, under a provision of the 2014 Farm Bill that explicitly authorized it.… Read more ...
Press Release from Andy Craig for Congress:
Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District (Milwaukee), released the following statement regarding incumbent Rep. Gwen Moore’s defense of the Export-Import Bank:
Gwen Moore muddles the facts in defense of corporate welfare
In her role as the ranking member on the monetary policy and trade subcommittee, Gwen Moore has led the charge to defend wasteful and corrupt subsidies for some of the nation’s largest and most politically-connected corporations.… Read more ...
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In 1973, over the veto of Richard Nixon, Congress passed the War Powers Resolution into law. After the unauthorized war in Korea, and the fight over ending the war in Vietnam, Congress sought to re-assert its constitutional power to declare war.
Press Release from Andy Craig for Congress:
Dan Sebring, the 2010, 2012, and 2014 Republican nominee in the 4th Congressional district, announced on Tuesday that he would not be running against Gwen Moore again in 2016. Libertarian candidate Andy Craig of Milwaukee issued the following statement on the news:
“Dan’s three campaigns showed what an opponent of Gwen Moore can accomplish with limited resources, and also the limits of what such a campaign can do while being dragged down by the ‘Republican’ label.… Read more ...