Tag Archives: Paul Frankel

Liberty Hangout: “CNN: Libertarian VP Bill Weld Considering Dropping Out & Endorsing Hillary Clinton?”

Published by Liberty Hangout, September 18th, 2016:

To anyone who’s closely followed the 2016 election, it’s no surprise that Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee, Bill Weld, has a long lasting relationship with Hillary Rodham Clinton. In the first Libertarian Townhall on CNN, Weld described his bond with Clinton as being “life long.”… Read more ...

Arkansas Libertarians submit 15,709 signatures for party status, Greens forgo non-Presidential races

From talkbusiness.net via KATV:

The Libertarian Party of Arkansas submitted 15,709 signatures to the secretary of state’s office Tuesday – far more than the 10,000 needed to qualify for the ballot.

Dr. Michael Pakko, newly elected LPA chair, said the party began collecting signatures March 20 using volunteers and paid petitioners funded with a grant from the Libertarian National Committee.

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Independent Political Report Seeking New Contributors

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Independent Political Report is a site run by volunteers. Although there are a quite a few people signed up to contribute, there is currently a shortage of new articles being posted. If any of the readers here are interested in being signed up, please contact Warren Redlich (the site’s owner), Paulie or me.… Read more ...

Libertarian Replies to “Open Letter to Libertarians and Their Candidates”


This letter was posted to Facebook on August 12 by a woman named Kelly Canon. I found it via a discussion on the LP Florida page , then posted it to my page. Hearty discussion ensued. The discussion on her FB page has gone on for several days, and features several IPR regulars commenting.… Read more ...

Open Thread for Libertarian National Convention June 27 to 29

The convention business starts on Friday the 27th, although several events were scheduled for Thursday, the 26th. Paul Frankel (AKA Paulie) is there, as is Starchild, and tlpusa LOGOhey’ll both blog as much as possible. Anyone else who wants to tell the rest of us about what’s going on can do so here.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Sets Up National Convention Delegate Fund

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Independent Political Report‘s own Paul Frankel, known to us as Paulie, who is an Alternate At-Large Representative of the Libertarian National Committee for Region 7, reports that the Libertarian Party now has a way to offset some of the fees for Libertarians wishing to attend a National Convention. The next National Convention is planned for June 26-29, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio.… Read more ...

More Commentary From Paul Frankel Re: Region 5S Report and Campus Organizing Report

Here are more comments from Paul Frankel (Paulie) re: the Region5SReport2013-03-16 quarterly report filed by James W. Lark III to the Libertarian National Committee on the activities of Region 5, and the Libertarian National Campus Organizing Report , also filed by James Lark.


“Arvin Vohra designed a very nice piece of outreach literature,”

Please share this and any other new outreach literature we are using (everyone).… Read more ...

Paul Frankel Responds to Dr. Tom Stevens and Asks for Retraction

This afternoon, one of our writers here at IPR, Paulie, whose real name is Paul Frankel, posted an article about the current report of Region 5S to the Libertarian National Committee.  It should be noted that, in addition to his work here with us, Paulie serves as an alternate At-Large Representative to the Libertarian National Committee of another region (Region 7).… Read more ...

Compilation of Candidate Statements for Open At-Large Position on the LNC

–This article was originally published October 1, 2012. I am re-posting it now because the meeting during which the Libertarian National Committee will make their selection is this weekend, in Washington DC.

There have been nine candidate statements sent to the Libertarian National Committee’s Chairman and Secretary to fill an open At-Large Representative position.… Read more ...

Paul Frankel’s Candidate Statement for Libertarian National Committee’s Open At-Large Position

Paul Frankel is known around here as “Paulie” 

Personal background and genesis of political involvement*

I was born in Siberia, part of the former USSR in 1972. Growing up in the epicenter of the 1980s crack cocaine explosion in NYC, I got caught up in the available business ventures and saw some of my friends die, and then became an activist against the drug war starting in the mid to late 1980s.

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