North Carolina will hold two special elections for it’s two vacant House Seats. One for it’s Third Congressional District, which has been left vacant after the passing of Paleolibertarian Representative Walter B Jones, which will be held on September 10th. As well as one in the highly contested Ninth District, which will be held on November 5th.… Read more ... “Third Party Power grab in North Carolina’s two vacant Congressional Districts?”
Kenyan-born lawyer Jeff Matemu is running for the US congress in the state of North Carolina. Matemu is contesting the 2nd congressional district seat in North Carolina on a Libertarian Party ticket.
Matemu, who runs a law firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina, recently told Mwakilishi.com that he chose to run as a Libertarian in order to better serve the people of his congressional district by avoiding party labels that he says have controlled politicians’ decisions.… Read more ... “Interview with Daily Nation: Libertarian US Congress Candidate from North Carolina Jeff Matemu”
Taxation is theft because words have definitions. Words evolve so perhaps one day taxation will not be theft. However, the idea will be the same despite having to be expressed using different words.
Taxation is theft even if you buy me something nice with the money.
Taxation is theft even if you buy someone else something nice with the money.… Read more ... “Brent DeRidder: Taxation Is Theft”
The following is an email newsletter from the Libertarian Party of North Carolina that was sent out today (H/T IPR’s Paulie):
The Tarheel Libertarian
Irving Replaces Summerell as LPNC Chair
J.J. Summerell has resigned as chair of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina to focus on his run for U.S.… Read more ... “Libertarian Party of North Carolina names new candidate for Lt. Governor”
Debate starts at 9:00 p.m. eastern.
Press Release from the Libertarian Party of North Carolina
While there a some commendable provisions in the new North Carolina state budget, it still isn’t the best deal for North Carolina, state Libertarian Party Chair J.J. Summerell said in a statement today.
“About 60 days late and many, many dollars short, Republican legislators have finally agreed on a state budget.… Read more ... “LPNC: North Carolina deserves a better budget”
(The following was published on the Libertarian Party website.)
Sean Haugh, the North Carolina LP candidate for the U.S. Senate this November, is still polling at 11 percent in his three-way race, according to a poll released by Public Policy Polling on June 17.
PPP put Haugh at 11 percent in a poll release on May 13.… Read more ... “North Carolina Libertarian U.S Senate Candidate Still Polling 11%”
Carolina Journal News Reports
D’Annunzio: I Would Not Be Spoiler in Senate Race
Libertarian Party Senate hopefuls debate roles of third parties and government
Apr. 8th, 2014
DURHAM – Tim D’Annunzio made a shocking admission during a Saturday candidate forum (video here): If he defeated Sean Haugh and won the Libertarian Party nomination for U.S.… Read more ... “North Carolina newspaper reports on Libertarian Party Senate debate”
The Libertarian Party of North Carolina is seeking a hard-working, dedicated and ambitious Libertarian for the position of Executive Director. With dramatic growth in the LPNC, we need an enthusiastic individual to help the Party take advantage of current political opportunities
The Executive Director will be the principal administrative assistant to the Chair of the LPNC.… Read more ... “Libertarian Party of North Carolina Seeking Executive Director”
Posted on the Libertarian Party of North Carolina website on June 19th by Brian Irving:
The legislative session is coming to a close, but HB 794 Voter Freedom Act is stuck in the Senate Rules Committee. This bill was sponsored by the Free the Vote Coalition, an alliance of groups spanning the political spectrum that includes the Libertarian Party of North Carolina.… Read more ... “Free The Vote NC Urges Passage of Bill to Make Third Party Ballot Access Easier”
From Ballot Access News, June 15th:
On June 12, North Carolina HB 951 passed the House Finance Committee. It repeals the state income tax form check-off that asks taxpayers if they wish to send a small donation to their favorite political party. In recent years a surprisingly large number of taxpayers have chosen to send a donation to the Libertarian Party, so much so that last year, the party got $96,664.… Read more ... “North Carolina Bill to Abolish State Income Tax Check-off for Political Parties Moves Ahead”