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George Phillies responds to Chris Barber’s letter

Originally posted at Gold America Group:

Of course, last minute attack letters are the stuff of politics. You learn to live with them. And now I have received mine. (Actually, I did not receive mine. I have not received a copy.) Remember, there will always be reasons for not surfacing the attack until the last minute, and most of those reasons are subject to question.… Read more ...

Rachel Hawkridge responds to Chris Barber’s letter about George Phillies

Email from LNC Region 7 Rep Rachel Hawkridge to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

In the Spring of 2009, I became aware that there were inconsistencies between the the FEC filings of the Barr campaign and the LNC.

The Barr campaign had reported a $10,000 contribution from the LNC, and the LNC had not reported it.… Read more ...

LNC Candidate Brad Ploeger unendorses Phillies, endorses NOTA for chair after reading Barber’s letter

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Atlanta, Georgia, May 20, 2010 — As many of you may have heard, it has recently come to light that the candidate for National Chair I supported, George Phillies, filed a secret criminal complaint with the Federal Election Commission concerning an alleged irregular transaction between the Libertarian National Committee and the Barr 2008 Presidential Committee.… Read more ...

Barber: Phillies violated party membership oath

Likely delegates to the Libertarian Party’s 2010 national convention are, around this time, receiving a “snail mail” letter from Christopher Barber, a Georgia LP activist and member of the national LP’s platform committee.* Excerpt:

When you and I joined the Libertarian Party we proudly signed this statement:

“I certify that I oppose the initiation of force to achieve political or social goals.”

Regretfully there are a few who sign this oath and do not honor it.

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