Brian Doherty of Reason interviewed former Senator and Governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chafee, about his withdrawal from the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential race. Chafee marvels at the lack of support for his campaign and questions whether the Libertarian Party really prioritizes an anti-war message. Additionally, he offers tepid support for former opponent Jo Jorgensen, and hints he may run for president again.… Read more ...
Stay out of Syria
… and other impulsive wars
On April 13, President Donald Trump addressed the nation to announce that he had ordered missile strikes on Syria. His rationale: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons to kill civilians in Douma, a rebel-held suburb of Damascus.… Read more ...
From a media release by the Libertarian Party:
What do gun rights and gay marriage have in common among millennials? Surging support. A recent NPR article notes that people younger than 30 in the United States “are no more liberal on gun control” than earlier generations, “despite diverging from their elders on the legalization of marijuana, same-sex marriage and other social issues.”… Read more ...
D. Eris’s full story, with videos, is very worth reading. Go to it at Poli-Tea: here.
Occupation Protest in Washington DC Continues, Demonstrators Pepper Sprayed inside Air and Space Museum
Demonstrations inspired by the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest took place in cities across the country on Saturday.… Read more ...
May 9, 2011
Dear Friend of Liberty,
We just started a new poll on LP.org. Please take the poll.
Here’s what it says:
After hearing the news that Osama bin Laden was killed, what are your feelings about the War in Afghanistan?
I now favor a withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan.… Read more ...
The NC Libertarian Party has issued a statement condemning the Sept. 24, 2010 raids by FBI agents on the homes of 14 anti-war activists in Minneapolis and other cities. They also called the issuance of grand jury subpoenas in the investigations a “fishing expedition” designed to justify prosecution of anti-war activism.… Read more ...
Hawkins Says the Green Campaign Continues
November 5, 2010
“We won the ballot line. Now we aim to win our Green New Deal policies for New York State,” Howie Hawkins said Friday, reflecting on the next steps for the Green Party after it passed the 50,000 votes for Governor threshold needed to secure a ballot line in New York for the next four years.… Read more ...
Press release sent to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Dr. Mike Beitler, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, announces that anti-war activist Adam Kokesh will be the keynote speaker at his election season kick-off event, to be held on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 7:30pm at the Greensboro Airport Marriott.
The Greensboro Airport Mariott was the location of the press conference where Beitler announced his candidacy exactly one year ago, September 17, 2009.… Read more ...
Thousands of people rallied today in lower Manhattan in defense of
the Muslim, Arab American and South Asian communities that have been
increasingly demonized in recent months.
The demonstration dwarfed the smaller right-wing, racist mobilization
that was organized in opposition to the planned construction of an
Islamic Community Center several blocks from the site of the former
World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.… Read more ...