Tag Archives: LPPA

LPPA Issues Formal Condemnation of Thomas Robert Stevens JD

This was found on the Facebook page for Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania – LPPA
Some history of Dr. Tom Stevens and the LPPA can be found here and here .

The current chairman of the LPPA, Steve Scheetz, had this to say as he posted the attachment to Facebook:

It is my belief, with this statement, that the LPPA can move forward, allowing Tom Stevens to do and say whatever he wishes, as a non-associate of the LPPA.… Read more ...

Steve Scheetz, Chairman of LPPA, Issues Letter Banning Dr. Tom Stevens from Commenting on Any LPPA Email List

Found on Facebook

Good Morning,

First and foremost. Tom Stevens, having resigned his membership, is no longer a member of the LPPA and should no longer be allowed the privilege to post on any LPPA e-mail list.

Second. Tom Stevens stated that he “appointed” the new chairman, Aaron Rosengarten. There were no elections, there was a statement that Aaron was appointed Chair of Northampton County Libertarian Committee, and Tom Stevens appointed himself Executive Director of an affiliate of the LPPA while no longer being a member of the LPPA.… Read more ...

Dr. Tom Stevens Resigns LPPA

Found on Facebook July 19, 2013

Mr. Glinski,

Effective July 20, 2013, I resign as a member of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania.

I worked very hard to get Gary Johnson and our statewide candidates on the ballot in 2012, to obtain Minor Party status for the LPPA, to build membership, to charter chapters and as State Chair, I spent countless hours advancing the cause of liberty in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.… Read more ...

Chair and Ex-Chair of LPPA Discuss Moderating Facebook Pages

Found on the Pennsylvania You Are Libertarian Live Free Facebook page, this comment is by the immediate past chairman of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, Dr.Tom Stevens:

Restore Moderation To LPPA Discussion Lists:

When I took office, I started enforcing the Communications Policy and began moderating posts so LPPA members and new people would not be chased away by those who could not restrain themselves, such as Dave Moser calling a fellow County Chair a “dick-hugging bitch”.

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Tom Stevens, Personal Freedom Party Candidate For NYC Public Advocate, Calls For The Decriminalization Of Sexual Service Contracts

On June 11th, Tom Stevens, the Personal Freedom Party candidate for NYC Public Advocate, called for the immediate decriminalization of sexual service contracts. Stevens, the founder of the Objectivist Party of the United States and its 2008 and 2012 presidential candidate, was also the former chairman of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPA), a tenure lasting from April 2012 to June 2013.… Read more ...

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:

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/34019219

Part 2:

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/34021209

Part 3:

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/34028489

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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 ...

Libertarian George Brown Nets 5.41% of the Vote in Special Election for Pennsylvania House of Representatives

George Brown was the Libertarian Party candidate for Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 42nd district, in Allegheny County, where Pittsburgh is located. The special election was held May 21st. From Brown’s campaign Facebook page in a May 22nd post:

Thanks to all my supporters and grassroots volunteers! It was a long road that finally ended with 5.41% of the vote.

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LP: Libertarian George Brown calls for end to corporate income tax, reducing power of government unions in PA House race

The following was posted on lp.org on May 20th: 
George Brown
George Brown,
LP Pennsylvania
2013 Candidate for
State Representative

High taxes and corruption are strangling Pennsylvania’s economy, but Libertarian George Brown hopes to fix that in his campaign for an open seat as state representative in Pennsylvania’s 42nd district, against Republican and Democratic challengers.

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Tom Stevens: Personal Freedom Party Holds New York City Convention; Nominates Candidates

The following was published on Tom Stevens’ blog, Liberty Lion, on May 12th.

The Personal Freedom Party held its New York City Nominating Convention on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Boulder Creek Steakhouse located at 134-15 20th Avenue, College Point, Queens, New York. Sam Sloan, a resident of the Bronx, was nominated for Mayor, Kristin M.… Read more ...

Tom Stevens: NYLP Board Tries To Void Results Of NYC Nominating Convention; Queens LP Objects

The following was published on Dr. Tom Stevens’s website, Liberty Lion, on May 11th:

A properly noticed New York City Libertarian Party Nominating Convention was held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at the New York Irish Center located at 10-40 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, New York. At that convention, 50+ delegates from the four city-wide chapters nominated Joe Lhota for Mayor, Kristin Davis for Comptroller, and Vivia Morgan for Public Advocate.… 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 ...