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LP Monday Message: 6 Ballot Access Questions

LP.org blog:
Dear Friend of Liberty,

You can find answers to the following six questions on our Ballot Access Fund page.

  1. Which state ran a candidate for governor in 2010, set a record high percentage in that race for a Libertarian, but fell a heart-breaking 1,614 votes short of the 50,000 votes needed to achieve ballot access?
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LP Monday Message: Japan and Libertarian principles

Libertarian Party Monday Message via email and LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

It’s with great sadness that I read about the natural and nuclear disasters in Japan. I feel sympathy for the victims of these tragedies, and I hope the best for them as the tragedies continue to unfold and as they struggle to recover.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Looking ahead


Dear Friend of Liberty,

We are still compiling and analyzing the election results from November 2 so that we can compare them in detail to previous years.

We’ve received comments from candidates around the U.S. They range from "I won re-election" to "I thought I would win" to "I thought I would do better."… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Sunday Beer

This is last week’s message. Just getting to it now due to computer problems in the meantime. Thanks to Bruce Cohen for helping with the computer issues. – Paulie

Dear Friend of Liberty,

It’s been just over a year since I moved to Washington, D.C. to work at the Libertarian Party Headquarters as Executive Director.… 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 ...

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 Monday Message: A lot of Americans identify as libertarians

Dear Friend of Liberty,

An analysis published by the Cato Institute on January 21 offers a variety of statistics to support the notion that Americans are becoming more libertarian, and that they are becoming more comfortable with the word “libertarian” itself. I thought this study was very interesting, and I encourage you to take a look at it.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Libertarians march in 9/12 protest

Posted at LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Several LP headquarters interns and staffers marched in the big 9/12 DC protest on Saturday. We carried a sign pointing out that Republicans are to blame for oversized government, not just Democrats. Take a look at our blog post.

LP volunteer intern Krista Zerby commented, "It was surprising to hear from so many people who are dissatisfied with both the Republican and Democratic parties and made comments about how they now think the Libertarian Party is the way to go.… Read more ...

Your Monday Message from the Libertarian Party – Elected Libertarians are making government work for you


posted by Donny Ferguson on Mar 23, 2009

Dear friend,

Just a few days ago I had a nice exchange with Mack’s Creek, Misouri’s Libertarian Mayor Joel Stoner. Like other elected Libertarians, Mayor Stoner is hard at work improving city parks, establishing a broadband community center and fixing the local roads, all with either private donations or reductions elsewhere in the budget, allowing him to avoid tax increases.… Read more ...