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The Jorgensen Insider: Issue 04

The campaign of 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent out the following newsletter to email subscribers yesterday.  This is the fourth issue.

The Unassailable Truths of Liberty

by Mark Johnson

Why are the truths of liberty unassailable? They are firmly rooted, deep in our souls. They cannot be contested and therefore do not need to be changed.… Read more ...

We Are Libertarians Holds 2020 Libertarian Presidential Debate

The group We Are Libertarians yesterday produced a 2020 Libertarian presidential debate, which Reason‘s Matt Welch moderated.

Participants were 1996 vice presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, Future of Freedom Foundation founder and president Jacob Hornberger, 2012 vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray, antiwar activist Adam Kokesh, and former NAACP of Grady County  (Georgia) president John Monds.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Important Announcement about Saturday’s Debate … And Other News

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen released the following statement today concerning the next Libertarian presidential debate tomorrow and various campaign updates:

One week from today, the Libertarian National Convention will come to order, online rather than in Austin. I have one week to reach every delegate and alternate and convince them I’m the right person to represent the party.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Campaign Update – April 29th, 2020

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen put out the following statement yesterday to discuss her campaign happenings and pitch for campaign donations. 

There’s a lot happening! Two debates last week, and two more this week. Plus my regular Friday night Ask Me Anything sessions, as well as a hosted event earlier this evening.… Read more ...

Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Parts 6 & 7

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 were posted here.  Part 3 was posted hereRead more ...

2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates React to Entrance of Justin Amash

With Congressman Justin Amash joining the Libertarian Party and announcing his intentions to seek its 2020 presidential nomination, some of his opponents for Libertarian presidential nomination reacted to the news.

Jo Jorgensen in an email release:lp

Of course the big news is that after months of teasing and indecision, Michigan Representative Justin Amash has finally joined the Libertarian Party and will be seeking the LP nomination for President.

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Reason Publishes Article from Libertarian Primary Opponent of ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic

Last week Reason featured an article from a Libertarian Party primary opponent of imprisoned zookeeper Joe Exotic, subject of the popular Netflix series Tiger King.  In 2018, Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage (né Schreibvogel), sought the Libertarian Party nomination for Governor of Oklahoma.  He came in third place behind the victor Chris Powell and the second place finisher Rex Lawhorn. … Read more ...

Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Parts 4 & 5

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 were posted here.  Part 3 was posted hereRead 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 ...

Judge Jim Gray Enters 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Race

Reason reports Judge Jim Gray, the Libertarian Party’s 2012 vice presidential nominee has entered the race for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  He has already named 2018 New York gubernatorial candidate Larry Sharpe as his running mate.

From 1989 to 2009, Gray, 75, served as a Superior Court Judge for Orange County, California. … Read more ...

With Reason, Lincoln Chafee Ponders His Failed Campaign, Praises Jo Jorgensen & Hints at a Future Run

Brian Doherty of Reason interviewed former Senator and Governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chafee, about his withdrawal from the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential race.  Chafee marvels at the lack of support for his campaign and questions whether the Libertarian Party really prioritizes an anti-war message.  Additionally, he offers tepid support for former opponent Jo Jorgensen, and hints he may run for president again.… Read more ...

Tom Woods, Matt Welch, and Michael Malice Discuss Libertarian Infighting

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