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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 ...

Marc Montoni: ‘The $1,000 Challenge’ for Libertarian candidates

Posted by Marc Montoni at Free Virginia:

So, you’re a Libertarian Candidate, and you want a big donation from me. Sure! I have $1,000 burning a hole in my pocket. You can claim it — all of it.

But it isn’t “free”. You’ll need to have some ducks in a row.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Candidates, don’t drop out!

Via email and LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

This is a special message for everyone, but especially for the over 800 Libertarian candidates running throughout America.

Candidates, have you been approached by Republicans or Democrats telling you to drop out of the election?

If any Republican or Democratic candidate (or their campaign staff) asks you to drop out of your race, here’s what I recommend:

1.… Read more ...

Sacramento Bee runs piece by Libertarian candidate for Secretary of State Christina Tobin

Election activist and Libertarian candidate for Secretary of State in California Christina Tobin has had an anti-Proposition 14 (for top two primaries) piece run in the Sacramento Bee:

Kresky misstates Nader’s position since many independents and minor parties are rightfully against Proposition 14.

Among the many reasons to oppose Proposition 14:

• The limited historical data provided by the only two states that have tried it, Washington and Louisiana, show that third parties virtually never make the top two candidates and are cut out of the November election, when most voters are paying attention and voting.

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