Let us return to the unfortunate dead days of 1840-1860, the days leading up to the Civil War. The United States had two political parties, the Democrats and – toward the end fading out of existence – the Whigs. We had a series of Presidents, most mediocre.
At the start of the period, each party had a northern and a southern wing, the two wings being not wildly different in strength.… Read more ...
Photo by Joe Buchman
NEW ORLEANS – At a meeting held earlier tonight during the Libertarian National Convention, the members of the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance elected the following officers for a two-year term:
(Left to right in the above photo)
Vice Chair, Pat Ford
Secretary, Emily S. Goldberg
Chair, Erin Adams
Treasurer, David Demarest
George Phillies, (past Chair)
The position of LSLA Political Facilitator remains vacant, and is expected to be filled by the new board in the upcoming weeks.… Read more ...
Liberty for America
February 5, 2017
A New Year
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Subscriptions are free and do not cost any money.… Read more ...
George Phillies has published his latest Liberty for America.
This issue is entirely devoted to an explication of the Johnson/Weld Presidential campaign finances “associated with their most recent disclosure, covering October 1-19, 2016.”
Liberty for America
November 1, 2016
This issue is the last before the election. It covers Presidential campaign finances associated with their most recent disclosure, covering October 1-19, 2016.… Read more ...
Dr. George Phillies is a longtime Libertarian activist who presently serves as the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Massachusetts. Phillies is the editor of Liberty for America, an online newsletter providing news and opinions about the Libertarian Party and its candidates. Phillies released the September 2016 edition of Liberty for America on September 11th, 2016; below is the table of contents:
* No LNC-Johnson Agreement Yet
* National Re-Register Week
* New Regional Alternate
* Jonson not close to 15%
* Beware the 5% Fraud
* Beware the “Ballot Access” Fraud
* Gary Johnson 2016 Financials Slightly Revised
Read the full September 2016 edition of Liberty for America here.… Read more ...
George Phillies is a longtime Libertarian Party activist who presently serves as the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Massachusetts. Phillies publishes a newsletter called Liberty for America, which is devoted to news about the Libertarian Party. He released his newsletter’s latest special report today; it is a breakdown of Gary Johnson’s campaign spending for July 2016:
Liberty For America
August 21, 2016
Gary Johnson 2016 financials for July–analysis of his FEC filings.… Read more ...
Today, George Phillies, the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Massachusetts, released the latest edition of his newsletter, Liberty for America, which covers the latest news developments concerning the Libertarian Party and provides perspectives on what is going on in within the party as well. Phillies, a regular IPR frequenter, is known for meticulously detailing the finances of Libertarian Party presidential campaigns (which were the subjects of his books Surely We Can Do Better?… Read more ...
George Phillies, the chair of the Libertarian Party of Massachusetts and the editor of the Liberty for America newsletter, sent out the following special report today:
Liberty For America Special Report, Late July
For July, 2016, the Johnson campaign began with $175,574 Cash on Hand . The campaign had receipts of $664,293, made disbursements during the month of $380,886, and ended July with $458,981 cash on hand at the end of the month.… Read more ...
American Third Party Report:
Longtime Massachusetts Libertarian Party activist George Phillies has today released the July 2016 edition of his newsletter, Liberty for America. The newsletter provides information about current developments within the Libertarian Party and the Gary Johnson presidential campaign.
The table of contents:
Charles V Wilhoit 1923-2016
National Convention Meets in Orlando
LP Adopts Platform Plank Opposing the Death Penalty
Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Adopts New Bylaws, Elects New Officers
Where Your Money Went—Johnson 2016
Gary Johnson 2012;
LNC ExComm Secret Meeting Closed to Other LNC Members
The entire newsletter can be read here (pdf version).… Read more ...
George Phillies, a longtime Libertarian Party activist from Massachusetts and a candidate for the LP’s presidential nomination in 2008, has just released a new edition of his newsletter, Liberty for America, which provides news and commentary about the Libertarian Party. (News source: American Third Party Report)
Liberty for America May 2016 edition… Read more ...
George Phillies — author of a number of books on Libertarian Party topics, as well as a long-time party activist and past candidate for the presidency of the United States and the chairmanship of the Libertarian National Committee — recently published his latest work on Libertarian Party campaign finance, titled Surely We Can Do Better?… Read more ...
Long-time Libertarian Party activist, former presidential candidate and frequent IPR commenter George Phillies is also the author of numerous books, including Funding Liberty, an examination of how Harry Browne‘s campaigns in 1996 and 2000 were financed and where the money went.
Phillies is hard at work on his latest book, tentatively titled Scampaigns, which covers similar information on the 2008 and 2012 Libertarian Party presidential campaigns of, respectively, Bob Barr and Gary Johnson.… Read more ...