Tag Archives: Harry Browne

Bill Redpath: My Last Column as Chairman of the Libertarian Party

by William Redpath

Reprinted from the May 2010 issue of LP News at LP.org

I don’t know how he did it. Mickey Spillane supposedly squirreled himself away for a short period of time, and BAM-BAM-BAM-BAM-BAM—he would write a book. He wrote “I, the Jury” in only nineteen days, according to his Wikipedia page.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Why Massachusetts should have voted Libertarian

Via email and LP.org:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Like you, I am upset that the health care bill passed last night. Another huge expansion of government spending and government control is not good for our freedom or our health.

When I heard about the passage, I was reminded of the many hateful emails I received earlier this year demanding that the Libertarian Party make Libertarian Independent candidate Joe Kennedy drop out of the Massachusetts U.S.… Read more ...

Advocates for Self-Government: New Year’s resolutions from former Libertarian Presidential candidate Harry Browne

From an email from the Advocates:

Dear Paul,

Happy New Year! Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions?

Several years ago, Harry Browne — 1996 and 2000 Libertarian Party presidential candidate, world-renowned libertarian speaker and writer, and very good friend of the Advocates — did.

The result was a compact how-to of effective libertarian communication, by one of history’s most persuasive advocates of the ideas of liberty.… Read more ...

Media appearances: Bob Barr 2008 vs. Harry Browne 2000

Data for Bob Barr from GordonUnleashed.com:

Here is a summary of just the interviews and events Bob did between August 2 and November 3rd. This list does not attempt to include news stories or news coverage that resulted from speeches, events, public appearances, news conferences, news releases etc.

From August 2 through November 3rd Bob did at least:

31 national TV interviews including 15 on CNN and 8 on Fox News Network
31 local TV interviews
90 radio interviews
38 newspaper interviews
8 magazine interviews
3 news conferences
36 speeches, most at Universities
1 debate televised on C-SPAN

The only thing I know of to compare it to is Harry Browne’s list of campaign appearances from 2000.… Read more ...

In the year 2000…

Here’s a blast from the past: interviews I did with Libertarian Harry Browne and Natural Law Party candidate John Hagelin from September and October 2000, respectively. Unfortunately, interviews I did with Socialist David MacReynolds and Constitution Party nominee Howard Phillips have been lost to the ages.… Read more ...