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Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Parts 6 & 7

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger, whom the readers of IPR previously interviewed, has started a series on his campaign blog about Independent Congressman Justin Amash.  Amash is reportedly considering a bid for the Libertarian presidential nomination.  Parts 1 and 2 of Hornberger’s series were posted here.  Part 3 was posted hereRead more ...

Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Parts 1 & 2

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger, whom the readers of IPR previously interviewed, has started a series on his campaign blog about Independent Congressman Justin Amash.  Amash is reportedly considering a bid for the Libertarian presidential nomination.  Parts 1 and 2 of Hornberger’s series, published yesterday and today, are posted below: 

Part 1 – The CIA

After almost two years of trying to decide whether to run for reelection to Congress or to seek the 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nomination, this week Congressman Justin Amash finally announced that he suspended his congressional campaign in February and signaled his intent to formally seek the LP presidential nomination within a few days.… Read more ...

RJ Harris: Ending the IRS, Personal Taxes and Welfare from the Federal Level

RJ Harris, a candidate for the Libertarian presidential nomination, has a blog article on his campaign website entitled “Ending the IRS, Personal Taxes and Welfare from the Federal Level.”

He writes in part “Fellow citizens, if you elect me as President I will exempt you from personal taxes by ending the IRS and allowing nothing to take its place.… Read more ...

Libertarians to Bernanke: You’re wrong

WASHINGTON – Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle issued the following statement today:

"Associated Press reports today that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress they must not cut federal spending sharply. Chairman Bernanke, you’re wrong.

"The federal government is currently spending somewhere around 24% of America’s total economic output — even more if you ignore the government’s accounting gimmick of ‘offsetting receipts.’… Read more ...