Tag Archives: national debt

Libertarian National Committee: How Much Did that Stimulus Check REALLY Cost You?

This past Tuesday the Libertarian National Committee sent out the following fundraising pitch related to the stimulus checks delivered to qualified Americans as part of the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Over the last couple of weeks, we have seen our government attempt to yet again solve a problem apparently the only way they know how — by kicking the can down the road.… Read more ...

Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Parts 1 & 2

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger, whom the readers of IPR previously interviewed, has started a series on his campaign blog about Independent Congressman Justin Amash.  Amash is reportedly considering a bid for the Libertarian presidential nomination.  Parts 1 and 2 of Hornberger’s series, published yesterday and today, are posted below: 

Part 1 – The CIA

After almost two years of trying to decide whether to run for reelection to Congress or to seek the 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nomination, this week Congressman Justin Amash finally announced that he suspended his congressional campaign in February and signaled his intent to formally seek the LP presidential nomination within a few days.… Read more ...

Yahoo Finance: “The Libertarian case for one more presidential candidate”

 
See also this article from Rick Newman at Yahoo Finance, published along with the video.

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Wayne Root: Libya Makes Obama’s Final Four – Too Bad America Loses

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

The Middle East is in flames, we’re now fighting wars on three fronts, Japan has suffered a catastrophe, real unemployment is twenty percent, the housing market is in free fall, and the country is drowning in debt.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Hail the King – Hail Obama

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

It’s funny how life works. Even when I agree with Barack Obama, I am still offended by his Big Brother attitude and Nanny State goon tactics. Obama’s actions remind me of a dictator who thinks he knows better than you or me. … Read more ...

Wayne Root: Comparing the Life of a Government Employee with the Private Sector

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian

The world is backwards. It should be the taxpayers striking in the streets of Wisconsin. But, private sector taxpayers can’t afford to take a day off, let alone a week. Doesn’t that say everything?… Read more ...

Wayne Root Editorial: “It’s Time for a REAGAN Moment: Wisconsin Teachers– “YOU’RE FIRED!””

By Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian” 

Ronald Reagan stood up to the Air Traffic Controllers and in response to the threat of a strike simply fired them all. Can you imagine? Air Traffic Controllers- unique individuals with rare and valuable skills, thought irreplaceable, fired en masse.… Read more ...

Mary Ruwart: How can we solve the national debt crisis so we can move to a libertarian society?

From the Advocates for Self-Government online newsletter.

Mary Ruwart was a close runner-up for the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2008 and currently serves on the Libertarian National Committee.


QUESTION: How do we get ourselves out of the national debt hole that has been dug for us, so we can move toward a truly libertarian society?… Read more ...

Wayne Root Asks: Is Obama Our Bernie Madoff?

2008 Libertarian V.P. nominee Wayne Root today writes that  President Obama is

taking notes right out of Bernie Madoff’s playbook — steal from one group to pay off his friends. And why did Bernie do it? To increase his own wealth, power, control and ego. Sound familiar? Obama is doing the same thing- the only difference being that when the President and Congress do it, it’s legal.

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