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Videos from LPPA State Convention Now Available

The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPA) state convention was held today in Harrisburg. A live Ustream, courtesy of Steve Scheetz, provided coverage during the meeting. The filmed coverage has been archived in three long, separate videos:

Part 1:


Part 2:


Part 3:

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Steve Scheetz Statement On Winning Election for LPPA Chair

Posted in the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPA) Facebook group today: 

I would like to take a moment to thank the members of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania who attended the convention business meeting today. We have had a large amount of trauma dealing with this past year, but Libertarians have taken charge of their party starting in April at the emergency board meeting whereby we took control of an organization that was heading in the direction of complete disaster.… Read more ...

Tom Stevens Falsely Claims Ken Krawchuk, LPPA Secretary, Indicted By Judicial Committee

Published on Tom Stevens’ blog, Liberty Lion on May 8th:

Ken Krawchuk, the current Secretary of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, published a list of Board Members after the Board of Directors Meeting held on April 13, 2013 specifically excluding Dr. Tom Stevens, Immediate Past Chair, a voting member of the Board of Directors.… Read more ...

Tom Stevens: LPPA Judicial Committee Blasts The New Voting Disorder In The Post-Stevens Era

The following was posted on May 7th on Dr. Tom Stevens’ blog, Liberty Lion: 


The Judicial Committee of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania issued a unanimous decision on May 7, 2013 in which, in dicta, it blasted the new current voting disorder brought about through the procedures set up by the Board of Directors at a four and a half hour meeting held on April 13, 2013.… Read more ...

Steve Scheetz, Candidate For LPPA Chair, Provides Analysis on Boston Marathon Shootings

Email from Pennsylvania Libertarian Party activist and state chair candidate Steve Scheetz:

The tragic events in Boston have spawned many different opinions as to the how’s, the why’s, etc. However, most of the commentary has really missed the mark. Jay Mohr, for example blamed the “gun culture” for the bombing, before the “suspects” were caught and asked what their motivation was, right away it was the “gun culture.”… Read more ...

Tom Stevens Resigns As LPPA Chair; James Fryman Elected

This was posted at Dr. Tom Stevens’s blog, Liberty Lion, today.

Stevens Resigns As LPPA State Chair; Fryman Elected

On Thursday, April 4, 2013, Dr. Tom Stevens, State Chair of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, issued the following statement:For personal reasons involving the health of one of my close family members, I, Dr.
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LPPA Chair Tom Stevens To Resign

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LPPA_BB/message/1518MOTION: To Accept Resignation Of State Chair
Posted By: rebelcrusader [Dr. Tom Stevens]
Thu Apr 4, 2013 4:16 pm  |

For personal reasons involving the health of one of my close family members, I, Dr. Tom Stevens, hereby resign my position of State Chair of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania effective upon the appointment by the Board of Directors of a successor State Chair to serve for the reminder of my term of office.

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LPPA Chair Tom Stevens Says He Has Lifted LPPA Facebook Page Moderation


From: Dr. Tom Stevens [mailto:drtomstevens@aol.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 3:39 PM
To: A number of people
Subject: LPPA Facebook Page Moderation Lifted


It sickens me to read the lies, misrepresentations and defamation posted daily by the same core group of malcontents who enjoy creating problems within the party and it is also true that these lies have influenced people while I have devoted my time to productive work.

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Steve Scheetz, Candidate for LPPA Chair, Provides Update on Pennsylvania Situation

Email from Steve Scheetz:

So Tom has a convention committee in name only.  Of the young men involved, one, Nicholas Hillman (former Bucks County Chair) told me that Tom did his thing, and never bothered to listen to the committee, or any suggestions made by any members therein.

Recently he told Betsy Summers, Eastern Vice Chair, after her notice of an emergency board meeting independent of Tom Stevens that he would drop all of his responsibilities regarding the convention and leave it for Betsy to clean up.… Read more ...

Erik Viker Calls For LPPA Board Action Regarding Chair Tom Stevens


This is a formal call for Board action on a violation of the Communications Policy perpetrated by Tom Stevens in his capacity as moderator of an LPPA communication medium.  On 3/27/13, I posted a question to the LPPA group on Facebook, which exists to allow members to communicate about the organization, asking for the latest membership totals in light of the potential impact of recruitment efforts advertised in LPPA channels for a parallel group called the “Pennsylvania Libertarian Alliance.” … Read more ...

Nicholas C. Hillman Resigns As Bucks County, PA Libertarian Party Chair; Brad Cooper Takes The Helm

The following was posted today on Liberty Lion, the blog of Dr. Tom Stevens: 

On March 27, 2013, Nicholas C. Hillman posted the following note to the Libertarian Party of Bucks County Facebook Group:

Due to personal issues, I, Nicholas C. Hillman, LPBC Chair, will be resigning my position, effective 3/28/2013.Read more ...