Tag Archives: LP blog

Darryl Perry: In Support of the (non)”Mosque” (not) at “Ground Zero”

Emailed to IPR and posted at Free Patriot Press by Darryl W. Perry, Chair of the Boston Tea Party National Committee:

Lately it seems everyone is putting in their “two cents” on the Cordoba House; which opponents – including some supposed “libertarians” (Wayne Allyn Root, John Hospers & Neal Boortz) – are calling a “mosque at ground zero.”… Read more ...

Students for Liberty (via Libertarian Party blog): Is “Conservative” a Dirty Word?

Libertarian Party blog links and excerpts

From Students for Liberty:

Is “Conservative” a Dirty Word?

by Clark Ruper

The relationship between libertarians and conservatives has been a hot topic lately.  The latest edition of Reason Magazine features the debate Where Do Libertarians Belong? between Brink Lindsey (Cato), Jonah Goldberg (National Review), and Matt Kibbe (FreedomWorks). … Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: NYT columnist just doesn’t get it

Via LP blog and email:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I’m pretty busy with preparations for our upcoming National Convention in St. Louis, so today’s Monday Message is a little briefer than usual.

You might have noticed this New York Times editorial by Paul Krugman. In it, he says that libertarianism doesn’t work, and proves it by pointing to the ongoing BP oil spill.… Read more ...

LP blog: Please reserve hotel by May 6 for 2010 St. Louis Libertarian Party National Convention

LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Please make your hotel reservation for the LP National Convention in St. Louis as soon as possible.

We need to book a sufficient number of rooms by May 6, so that the LP isn’t charged a large penalty by the convention hotel. Additionally, after May 6, the hotel might release some of our unbooked rooms to the general public in phases.… Read more ...

LP blog: Libertarian Christina Tobin appears on FOX’s Freedom Watch

LP blog:

On May 4th, Libertarian Party candidate Christina Tobin appeared on FOX’s ‘Freedom Watch’ with Judge Napolitano to discuss California’s upcoming vote on Prop 14.

As Christina Tobin notes, Prop 14 "…is the biggest threat to third parties and independents in 60 years."


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Libertarian Party Monday Message: Don’t Blame Immigrants

Via email and LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

The recent legislation in Arizona has put immigration back in the news.

The Libertarian Party has a long history of defending immigration. Our website has an article discussing immigration. I think that if there’s a problem with massive illegal immigration, then one of the best solutions is to make legal immigration easier.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog and Monday Message: Convention, Tea Parties, and Boortz

Via http://www.lp.org/blogs/staff/lp-monday-message-convention-tea-parties-and-boortz and email. IPR Note from Paulie: although this reposting is late as far the April 15 tea parties go, the rest is still relevant, and IMO it is relevant as far as providing a comment-accepting forum regarding what goes out over LP.org and the LP email list.

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Radio host Neal Boortz has been booted from our St.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog: ‘Libertarians in the news’

Posted at http://www.lp.org/blogs/staff/libertarians-in-the-news

pHere is some recent coverage of Libertarians around the U.S.

The Colorado Statesman covers Libertarians and other parties:

The Libertarian Party emerged from its state convention on March 20 with the most candidates it has ever fielded in federal races, according to state party chair David Williams Jr.

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Libertarian Party blog: Libertarian Party makes the ballot in North Dakota

Posted at http://www.lp.org/blogs/staff/libertarian-party-makes-the-ballot-in-north-dakota

Several North Dakota outlets have published this April 12 AP story:

The Libertarian Party will have its own column on North Dakota’s June primary ballot.

Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Monday approved petitions from Libertarian backers asking for a separate column on the ballot. Jaeger says the petitions had more than the 7,000 signatures that state law requires.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog: Libertarian Leaders will Gather in Austin Feb. 26-28

LP blog:

from the Libertarian Party of Texas:

Libertarian Leaders from Around the US will Gather in Austin on Feb 26th-28th

The Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA) is an organization of the Libertarian Party state leaders. The LSLA is organized exclusively for educational purposes, more specifically to coordinate activities and share knowledge among Libertarian Party state chairs and affiliate parties.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog: You can’t spoil an election if the other choices are rotten

LP blog:

LP Texas chairman Pat Dixon speaks about “spoiling” in the Texas Tribune, January 25, 2010:

Dixon doesn’t care if his candidates take votes away from the major parties. You can’t spoil an election if the mainstream parties are already rotten, he says. “[Spoiling] would be a concern if there were candidates on the ballot on either the Democratic or Republican parties who were really close enough that we would rather have them in office,” he said.… Read more ...