Tag Archives: lnc chair candidates

Dr. James Lark joins five other past Libertarian National Committee members in endorsing Mark Hinkle for LNC chair

Email from Mark Hinkle. Links added:


Paulie,

Thanks for continuing to mention my candidacy for LP Chair.

I’ve just added Jim Lark to my list of past LP Chairs who are endorsing me.

That makes 6 now.

I wonder if any LP Chair candidate has every had 6 past LP Chairs as endorsers?… Read more ...

Jason Pye, Doug Mataconis react to Wayne Root pulling out of Rev. Manning’s Obama Birther ‘trial’

DISCLAIMER: IPR Does not take any positions on LNC races. The opinions offered for discussion are those of the original authors.


Jason Pye writes:

Yesterday, I noted that Wayne Allyn Root had seemed to jump off the deep end by participating in a mock trail against Barack Obama based on some ludicrous claims by Pastor James Manning.

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Libertarian leaders join chat on party founder’s facebook wall

As requested by several IPR readers, this is a transcript of a conversation that took place on Libertarian Party chief co-founder David Nolan’s facebook wall. Participants in the chat included at least two of the candidates for Libertarian Party national chair, Wayne Allyn Root and John Jay Myers. Other participants included LNC members and candidates, as well as some rank and file party members and possibly some small-l libertarians as well.Read more ...

Video: Ernest Hancock vs Wayne Allyn Root NYC May 10th 2010

As posted at Freedom’s Phoenix. A previous discussion of the debate based on a description by Dr. Tom Stevens is here.


Ernest Hancock and his wife Donna travel to NYC to help distribute "Serf City" newspapers on the Subway system to promote the Manhattan Libertarian Party. That evening Ernest Hancock debated Wayne Allyn Root for LNC Chairmanship.Read more ...

Brian Holtz: ‘A Humorous Review of What We’ve Learned About Hancock’

Posted by Brian Holtz at Libertarian Intelligence. Reproduced here for the purpose of discussion. Although Brian also writes for IPR, IPR as a blog/website takes no position on LNC races, 9/11 truth, etc. And while I (Paulie) do take positions on all of the above, they often differ from Brian’s.Read more ...

Wayne Root’s vow to testify at Rev. Manning’s Obama Birther ‘trial’ draws catcalls from Balko, Mataconis, others

Posted for the purpose of discussion. IPR as a blog/website takes no position on LNC races. The views expressed are those of the original authors.



Radley Balko writes at The Agitator,

I’ve made it clear that I’m no fan of Wayne Allyn Root, the Las Vegas sports handicapper running for chair of the Libertarian Party.

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Libertarian National Committee Chair Candidate John Jay Myers: ‘John Jay Myers 101’

Emailed by Libertarian National Committee Chair candidate John Jay Myers to contact.ipr@gmail.com. Some of these videos have been posted at IPR previously, but most have not.

John Jay Myers Campaign Video:

John Jay Myers answers Eric Sundwalls questions about LNC chair:

John Jay Myers @ LNC debate in Austin:

John Jay Myers on Running against Pete Sessions:

John Jay Myers on War and Isolationism

John Jay Myers @ Missouri Chairs Debate #1 (caution boring alert)

John Jay Myers @ Missouri Chairs Debate #2 (kinda funny)

John Jay Myers Funny Out Takes:

John Jay Myers talking about Michael Moore

John Jay Myers Fund Raiser Speech Excerpts

John Jay Myers on Gay Marriage and War:

John Jay Myers pokes fun at the left:

John Jay Myers on…….… Read more ...

Open Forum: IPR Readers Questions for any and all Libertarian National Committee candidates

This post is an open forum, encouraging all our readers to submit questions for all Libertarian National Committee candidates for all offices – not just chair – and all candidates to provide questions as well as debate each other.

To kick things off, one of our readers writes to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

I am not a Libertarian by any right but I am for improving our ballot access laws.

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ErnestHancock.org: L. Neil Smith’s aphorisms, Q & A with Ernie Hancock, and a video

Ernest Hancock is a candidate for chair of the Libertarian National Committee. His LNC chair campaign website is at http://ernesthancock.org/.

The top three items on the front page of that website right now are 1) The “Meltup” video seen below, 2) Aphorisms from libertarian author L. Neil Smith, and 3) Questions and Answers with Ernie Hancock.… Read more ...

George Phillies answers Eric Sundwall’s questions

George Phillies, candidate for LNC Chair, responded to Eric Sundwall’s questions for all LNC Chair candidates in comments on the thread on which they were posted. His answers are below. John Jay Myers answered as well.


These are short answers to sometimes complex questions.

1. Role of a Third Party – The American system as conceived by the likes of Madison and others, is primarily designed to favor a winner take all, or single plurality districts.… Read more ...

Brian Holtz: ‘Hancock on the virtue of extremism in freedom outreach’

Posted by Brian Holtz at Libertarian Intelligence, and combined with another post there. Reproduced here for the purpose of discussion. Although Brian also writes for IPR, IPR as a blog/website takes no position on LNC races, 9/11 truth, etc. And while I (Paulie) do take positions on all of the above, they often differ from Brian’s.Read more ...

LNC Chair candidate Hancock addresses 9/11 on his radio show

In their April 24 head-to-head debate, Libertarian National Committee Chair candidate Wayne Root said of his opponent Ernest Hancock: “If you want to destroy this Party, name a national chairman who believes that 9/11 was an inside job by the government.”

In his radio show on May 3, Hancock responded by paraphrasing Root:  “‘If he’s elected chairman, he’ll talk about 9/11.’ … Read more ...