Tag Archives: Mike Munger

Liberty Point: Libertarian Mike Beitler asked the hard questions

Brian Irving at Liberty Point:

Mike Beitler may not have received as many votes as the polls indicated he would, but he said he’s pleased with the election results because of the campaign staff and organization he’s built.

“I am ready to turn this all over to Mike Munger,” Beitler said, referring to the party’s last gubernatorial candidate.… Read more ...

[NC] Libertarian in first U.S. Senate campaign debate

Libertarian in first U.S. Senate campaign debate
by Brian Irving
Raleigh Libertarian Examiner

In what may be a first for North Carolina politics, the first debate of the 2010 U.S. Senate election will include all ballot qualified candidates. The N.C. Bar Association is sponsoring a debate in Wilmington tomorrow which will include Libertarian Mike Beitler, incumbent Republican Richard Burr and Democrat Elaine Marshall.… Read more ...

Libertarian Mike Munger on the healthcare crisis

h/t Liberty Point

Posted in NewsObserver.com by Michael Munger:

DURHAM — I hear people complain they can’t afford insurance. They need to realize that the real problem is they can’t afford health care.

The U.S. has the world’s most expensive health care, $8,000 per person per year, eating up 16 percent of our GDP.… Read more ...

NC Appeals Court Rules Against LP, GP

From a press release issued by the Libertarian Party of NC:

The N.C. Appeals Court decision upholding the state’s restrictive ballot access laws is “a shameful day for our state,” said Dr. Mike Munger, 2008 Libertarian Party candidate for governor.

Dr. Munger, chair of Duke University political science department agreed that judges properly show substantial deference to the legislature in these sorts of ‘time, place, and manner’ of elections.

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Durham Herald-Sun praises Libertarian Munger

In an editorial this morning, North Carolina’s Durham Herald-Sun writes, “One encouraging outcome of Tuesday’s election, one that might be easy to overlook, was Mike Munger’s showing in the race for governor. Munger, the Libertarian candidate who happens to chair the political science department at Duke University, collected 120,876 votes across the state, 2.86 percent of the total.… Read more ...

Mike Munger responds to Public Forum education debate

Libertarian responds to Public Forum Education Debate

RALEIGH (Sept. 19) — Mike Munger, Libertarian candidate for governor, responded to the Public Forum for North Carolina Education gubernatorial debate held today:

The Democratic and Republican candidates held another alleged debate today, sponsored by a supposedly non-partisan group, which excluded the third candidate in the race.… Read more ...