Tag Archives: James Libertarian Burns

David Colborne: In Remembrance of James “Libertarian” Burns

James Libertarian Burns Posted to David Colborne’s blog, Retroactive Ramblings

James Libertarian Burns was active with the Libertarian Party of Nevada from as early as 1973. The LP was so small then that the Libertarian Party wasn’t allowed on the Nevada ballot. So, Mr. Burns legally changed his middle name to “Libertarian” and ran as a Republican–hence, the word “Libertarian” appeared on the ballot.Read more ...

Jim Burns for President: Happy Holidays!

This is the time of year when people wish
each other peace and good will to all.

If you wish the improvement of the human
condition, if you want peace, prosperity
and progress, the requirement for success
is the implementation of libertarianism.

Libertarians are unique because of their
choices and knowledge.… Read more ...

James Burns: Democracy? Part 3

An article from Jim Burns, Libertarian for President:

Many libertarians act as if they believe that the purpose and highest value of the Libertarian Party (LP) is democracy: Also, that the LP should speak with one duly elected voice. Many believe that the reason for the lack of success of the LP is sometimes a Libertarian “spokesperson” is perceived as a kook, screwball, and/or creepy and thereby has destroyed the message of the LP.… Read more ...

Jim Burns plans campaign tour to seek Libertarian Presidential nomination

Email from James L. Burns, a candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination:

My neighbor, Harry Friend, and I have put together a
presentation. I like it and I hope you will like it too.
The production takes a little over 30 minutes which
can be followed by questions and answers.

Mr.… Read more ...

Paleocon Red Phillips Discusses Potential Libertarians for President

Posted by Red Phillips at Conservative Heritage Times. Although Phillips also writes for IPR, I (Paulie) am posting it here to make it clear that any opinions expressed are those of Phillips, not an IPR editorial. As with many other stories I post, I am posting it for the sake of discussion, not necessarily because I agree with the author.Read more ...

Jim Duensing running for Libertarian nomination for President of USA

Speaking on WYBS radio this morning, former Libertarian Party of Nevada and Libertarian State Leadership Alliance chair Jim Duensing confirmed that he is seeking the Libertarian nomination for President of the United States.

Duensing supporters were seen at the Libertarian Party of Nevada convention this past weekend wearing Jim Duensing for President T-Shirts.… Read more ...

Jim Libertarian Burns: ‘Do you want Senator Harry Reid defeated?’

Email from Jim Burns, a Libertarian for President 2012:

Dear Paul,

Do you want Senator Harry Reid defeated?

You can take action that will increase the
chances that Reid will not be re-elected.

No matter how much money Sharron Angle
spends there are some votes that she will not
receive. However, if someone else who is on
the ballot makes a different appeal, they may
receive votes that otherwise would have gone
to Reid: especially, if the appeal is directed at
people who are not conservative.… Read more ...

Jim Burns’ plan to defeat Harry Reid

Email from Jim Burns:

Dear Paul,

I discovered the Libertarian Party (LP) in September of 1973.
By January of 1974, I was elected chairman of the LP of Nevada.
To build the party we had to invent and discover everything.
One thing we believed would build the party was to run a candidate:
That was not then legal.… Read more ...

Jim Burns: ‘Obama, Pelosi, Reid: Lucifer’s disciples?’

Email from Jim Burns to supporters. Burns is seeking the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2012.

Dear Paul,

Obama, Pelosi, Reid:

Lucifer’s disciples?

Implementers of the Apocalypse?

The triad of Politics as usual on steroids?

A Motley Crew?

Same stuff, different day?

If you think that change in the LP is needed,

and the changes we need are to water down

what we stand for and find slicker spokespeople,

good luck.… Read more ...

From Jim Burns, a candidate for the Libertarian nomination for President in 2012

Some emails from Jim Burns to Libertarian delegates. Burns is seeking the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2012, and has run several times in the past. Burns is perhaps best known for legally changing his middle name to Libertarian so as to get the “L-word” on the ballot back when the state of Nevada made it overwhelmingly difficult to get the party on the ballot.… Read more ...