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Mark West: ‘Alyssa Milano, Red MAGA Hats Are Not KKK Hoods’

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By Mark West; Author ran as the Libertarian candidate for Governor of Arkansas in 2018

Actress and activist Alyssa Milano’s tweet during the aftermath of the National Mall stare down has drawn fire from right-wing critics. She equivocated wearing red MAGA hats with wearing Klu Klux Klan hoods. As of yet, Milano has refused to apologize and instead doubled-down.… Read more ...

Mark West: Is Trump’s Wall What Is Best At The Border?

Original article submitted to IPR by 2018 Arkansas Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Mark West:

In the midst of our nation’s longest partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump gave an Oval Office address in making his case for the necessity of a wall along the United States’ border with Mexico. The next day President Trump stormed out of a meeting with Congressional leaders, still at odds over how much money should be dedicated in the upcoming budget for border security.… Read more ...

Joyce Chediac: ‘U.S.-Saudi ties: Drenched in blood, oil, and deceit’

Joyce Chediac in Liberation News, Newspaper of the Party for Socialism and Liberation:

U.S.-Saudi ties: Drenched in blood, oil, and deceit

Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, and the President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead). Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Why do Donald Trump and the CIA disagree about the recent killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Turkey?… Read more ...

LP.org: Stay out of Syria

From a media release issued by the Libertarian Party on April 14, 2018:

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 ...

Third Party Connection in Kate Steinle Murder Case

In the high profile murder case of illegal immigrant Garcia Zarate, the man who fired the fatal shot that killed San Francisco woman Kate Steinle three summers ago, the lead defense attorney may be someone with whom IPR readers are familiar.  Public defender Matt Gonzalez, a longtime Green Party activist, secured the “not guilty” verdict for Zarate on the two most serious of three charges Zarate faced.… Read more ...

William Saturn: ‘The Politics of Fun’

William Saturn at Saturn’s Repository:

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Phil Davison

Back in 2010 I witnessed the future of politics. A little known councilman went before his local party and delivered the most passionate speech of this century thus far.  Though the speech concerned, of all things, the Stark County Treasurer’s office, it harkened back to the exciting and entertaining aspect of politics.  … Read more ...

Libertarian Party to Muslims: We stand with you

The Libertarian National Committee issued the following press release on January 29 (original here). Note that this release came out prior to Sunday’s Quebec mosque attack and prior to full bloom of the constitutional crisis over US president Donald Trump’s entry/travel ban on citizens of some Muslim countries. There may be additional LPHQ statements as those situations develop.… Read more ...

Independent Media Crushes Mainstream Over So-Called “Muslim Ban”

The mainstream media yesterday discarded whatever credibility it had left in its coverage of an executive order from Donald Trump.

This is an editorial from IPR owner Warren Redlich. I am certainly not pro-Trump (currently suing three of his surrogates), nor do I agree with Trump’s policies, but I am pro-truth.Read more ...

American Independent Party Nominee Inaugurated as President

Today, Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to businessman Donald Trump, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Independent Party (AIP) (platform).  Trump was also the nominee of the Republican Party.

The AIP placed Trump on the ballot in California, where he received 4,483,810 votes (31.49%), his third largest statewide total after Texas and Florida.  … Read more ...

Ron Paul Wins an Electoral Vote

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The Libertarian Party’s 1988 presidential nominee Ron Paul received an electoral vote today from a faithless Texas elector as the Electoral College met to officially elect Donald Trump the next president.

Paul, a former Republican Congressman who twice ran for president as a Republican, left the party in 2015 and changed his registration back to the Libertarian Party.  … Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: The Trump Victory

Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party’s 2008 presidential nominee, posted the following on his blog Chuck Baldwin Live in reaction to the election of Donald Trump.

Let’s be honest: we saw a historic election Tuesday night. The only election coming close to the stunning proportions of this election was Ronald Reagan’s first election in 1980.Read more ...

Dan Phillips: If It’s Really About Conservative Purity Then Endorse Darrell Castle or Shut Up

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Darrell Castle, the Constitution Party’s presidential candidate

Dan Phillips, also known as Red Phillips, is an IPR contributor. He originally published the following article at EconomicPopulist.org on August 15th, 2016:

Anti-Trump “conservatives” act as if they are the only group of people who have ever faced having a nominee of their party that they don’t like and don’t believe represents their party well, but I’ve got news for them.… Read more ...