Tag Archives: executive director

Perry Willis: An Open Letter to the Libertarian Movement

By Perry Willis

[Originally published on the “Zero Aggression” website.

I’ve heard it for forty years: “Libertarians have a marketing problem.” Never mind that…

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LP’s New Executive Director Releases Book Introducing the Libertarian Party

IPR’s own Wes Benedict has not only been hired to become the Libertarian Party’s Executive Director, but he has also written a book introducing the LP, called Introduction to the Libertarian Party: For Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Independents, and Everyone Else. Here is a description of the book, as found on Amazon:

Many books describe libertarianism, but very few talk about the Libertarian Party.

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New LP.org poll

New poll up at LP.org:

What’s the #1 benefit that local Libertarian candidates can offer voters if elected?:

– Lower their tax bill so they can pay their bills, make ends meet, save, help others or buy more.
– Give them the freedom to use marijuana, or medical marijuana, without penalty or with less penalty.… Read more ...

Carla Howell Appointed New LP Executive Director

From an “LP Monday Message” sent to subscribers by the Libertarian Party:

posted by Nigel Lyons on Dec 19, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

It has been a pleasure serving as your Executive Director for the past 2 1/2 years. I feel like we’ve accomplished a lot over this time, and I thank you all for your support of the LP.… Read more ...

Wes Benedict engaged to marry, leaving as LP Executive Director at end of year

Memo from Wes Benedict to LNC and LP Headquarters staff:

This letter is my notice of resignation from the position of Executive Director of the Libertarian National Committee, Inc. My last day will be December 31, 2011. That is when my current contract ends. I started on July 17, 2009.

Our contract requires a 30 day notice of resignation.… Read more ...

Wayne Root criticizes Wes Benedict, LPHQ for failing to post his media appearances

From the comments on a previous post:

Phillies sends the following [..]….


“Root threatens Benedict with ‘If this isn’t news worthy…then we need a new Exec Director who can see that it is.’ ”


Subject: ROOT for Wes
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 22:04:00 -0800
From: rootintl
To: wes benedict LP HQ , aaron AA Starr
CC: robert.kraus@lp.org… Read more ...