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LPNY: 25,000 New Yorkers Demand Libertarians on the Ballot

From a media release sent to IPR:

Media Contact: Janet Hopf

Albany, NY—The Libertarian Party of New York submitted over 25,000 signatures Tuesday to give New Yorkers an alternative to the failed policies of the major parties.

State Chair Mark Axinn commented, “Once again, the Libertarian Party has amassed enough signatures so that voters can choose true freedom-loving candidates this November.Read more ...

Liberty Lion: ‘Dan Halloran – The first Governor Elected On The Libertarian Party Line?’

Dr. Tom Stevens writes at Liberty Lion:

New York City Council Member Dan Halloran represents 161,000 constituents and is the highest elected Libertarian Party official in the nation elected from a single district in a partisan race. He ran as a fusion candidate and appeared on the ballot in 2009 as the candidate of the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Libertarian Parties.… Read more ...

Personal Freedom Party: ‘Tell Your Children! Fight The Menace! Kill The Devil! Save The Country!’

Via Liberty Lion:

On November 11, 2010, the Personal Freedom Party adopted the following Slogan:

Tell Your Children! Fight The Menace! Kill The Devil! Save The Country!

The phrase was used in the song “Reefer Madness” from Reefer Madness: The Musical, which is a musical satire of the 1938 cult movie classic Tell Your Children (now commonly referred to as Reefer Madness).

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New York Libertarian, and West Virginia Constitution, Petitions Succeed

Ballot Access News:

The West Virginia Constitution Party petition for U.S. Senate has enough valid signatures, so the party’s U.S. Senate nominee, Jeff Becker, will appear on the November ballot.

The New York Libertarian Party statewide petition also succeeded. Although someone filed a general challenge to that petition, the challenger did not subsequently follow through with specific objections.… Read more ...

NY: Libertarian Candidate for Congress Running Against War on Drugs

From Syracuse.com via TPID:

Syracuse, NY – A Syracuse man who wants to make drugs legal jumped today into the 25th Congressional District race. Marc Romain, the former chairman of the Onondaga County Libertarian Party, filed petitions with the state Board of Elections to run as a Libertarian against incumbent Rep.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Intern Blog: Build the Islamic Cultural Center!

Posted by Kyle at Libertarian Party blog:

Recently, there has been uproar over plans to build an Islamic cultural center blocks away from Ground Zero in New York City. While the city council and Mayor Bloomberg are in favor of this project, conservative leaders such as Sarah Palin and other media pundits criticize its location by stating it’s “ too raw, too real.”… Read more ...

Dr. Tom Stevens reports on New York Governors and other statewide races

Posted by Dr. Tom Stevens at Liberty Lion:

LPNY Gubernatorial Nomination Controversy: Supreme Court Of The State Of New York Intervenes (excerpt):

Kristin Davis, Sam Sloan and Warren Redlich were the three announced candidates for the gubernatorial nomination of the Libertarian Party of New York in 2010. Warren Redlich, a Republican attorney, was considered the odds-on-favorite to win the nomination and was endorsed by former Libertarian Party State Chairs Eric Sundwall & Rich Cooper, current LPNY State Chair Chris Edes, and future LPNY State Chair Mark Axinn.

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Bestiality, pornography, racism, and the race for Governor of New York

Buffalo Rising:

WNYMedia has found and published controversial emails allegedly sent by Carl Paladino, Buffalo real estate magnate and newly announced candidate for Governor of New York. The emails contain rather crude racist and sexist material. WNYMedia’s report has been picked up by countless national sites including Huffington Post, Talking Points Memo, Opposing Views and the NY Daily News and, as a result, the amount of traffic to WNYMedia’s Paladino’s story has reportedly crashed their servers multiple times throughout the day.… Read more ...

Paulie asks Warren Redlich, Kristin Davis to debate before LPNY convention; asks Davis for interview or Q & A with IPR readers

Slightly edited version of email sent several days ago to the Davis and Redlich campaigns (so far no response):

LNC alternate Scott Lieberman, Kristin Davis and supporters to meet in New York

Would anyone who was there let us know more about what was asked and what was answered? Any video, audio, transcripts or reports of the meeting available?… Read more ...