Tag Archives: costa rica

Root: The Strike – As Ayn Rand Predicted

As Ayn Rand Predicted, the Wealthy are Going on Strike Against Obama.

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and creator of ROOTforAmerica.com

The U.S. economy is crumbling. Businesses are collapsing in record numbers. Jobs have disappeared. Tax revenues are down dramatically. Coincidence?

Everything happening today under Obama resembles the storyline of Ayn Rand’s famous book, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most popular books of all time, selling over 7 million copies.… Read more ...

Christina Tobin: Proposition 19 Press Conference in Oakland

Press release was sent to us this morning prior to the event, but I was only able to get to this now. Tobin is the Libertarian candidate for California Secretary of State. -p


MILL VALLEY, Calif. – Christina Tobin, founder and chair of The Free and Equal Elections Foundation, today announced she will host a press conference in support of Proposition 19, the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010.… Read more ...

Costa Rican Libertarians appear to have 10 of 57 seats in Legislature

From an article by Chrissie Long in the Tico Times linked by Ralph in comments on a previous post:

As of the latest tallies, National Liberation Party candidate Laura Chinchilla had 46.7 percent of the vote, Citizen Action Party candidate Ottón Solís had 25.1 and Libertarian Movement’s Otto Guevara had 20.9.… Read more ...

Costa Rica: Libertarian candidate says party is ‘triumphant’ despite defeat

By Adam Williams
Tico Times

As the day gave way to night, the Libertarian Movement faithful remained optimistic at the campaign gathering in the ballroom of the Hotel San José Palacio in La Uruca. A band played cumbia music; the red-clad followers danced, waved flags and mingled as they awaited the appearance of Guevara or any indication of the election results.… Read more ...

Libertarian Otto Guevara in Costa Rica polling second for President

Email from Marc Montoni to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Readers with any curiosity about libertarianism on the international scene may be interested in the current elections in Costa Rica. Otto Guevara is the founder of the Partido Movimiento Libertario (Libertarian Movement Party). He served in the Costa Rican legislature from 1998-2006. Guevara is currently the president of the Libertarian Movement Party and is the party’s candidate for president of Costa Rica.… Read more ...

Libertarian Candidate May Force a Runoff in Costa Rica

Posted by Juan Carlos Hidalgo
cato-at-liberty.org:

A new poll published today by Costa Rica’s daily La Nación shows that Libertarian presidential candidate Otto Guevara has 30% of support among likely voters, trailing the candidate of the incumbent social democrat party Laura Chinchilla, who has 43% support. The news here is that in just two months, Guevara has increased his share of the vote by 18 percentage points, while Chinchilla’s share has collapsed by 20 percentage points during the same period.… Read more ...