Tag Archives: Ron Paul

Death Notice: Stephen P. Gordon

Libertarian activist Stephen P. Gordon died unexpectedly September 5, 2018 at the age of 56. An Alabama native, Gordon resided in New York since 2014, working for Project Veritas.

Gordon’s involvement in the Libertarian Party dates back to the 1990’s, when he co-founded two local chapters in Georgia.  Upon returning to Alabama in 2002, Gordon’s national profile grew.… Read more ...

Augustus Invictus Discusses the Libertarian Party

Augustus Sol Invictus, a Florida attorney who received extensive media coverage for his 2016 campaign for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for U.S. Senate, posted the following as the fourth newsletter for The Revolutionary Conservative.  Invictus gave IPR permission to republish.

I am proud to announce that my son, Cesare Zagreus Invictus, was born this morning in the Waxhaws, just a stone’s throw from where Andrew Jackson was born in South Carolina.… Read more ...

Ron Paul Wins an Electoral Vote

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The Libertarian Party’s 1988 presidential nominee Ron Paul received an electoral vote today from a faithless Texas elector as the Electoral College met to officially elect Donald Trump the next president.

Paul, a former Republican Congressman who twice ran for president as a Republican, left the party in 2015 and changed his registration back to the Libertarian Party.  … Read more ...

Ron Paul refuses to endorse any candidate for president this year


Ron Paul will celebrate his 81st birthday on August 20th

Update 8/10/16: The previous title of this article took Dr. Ron Paul’s quote out of context, and caused confusion among some who viewed it thinking that Dr. Paul was speaking out against third parties, when nothing could be further from the truth.Read more ...

Ron Paul: I’m not ready to endorse the Libertarian ticket

From Ron Paul’s Facebook page, June 3rd, 2016 (video below is a little over 4 minutes long):

Libertarian activists appear to be split on the Johnson/Weld ticket. There was a strong objection to Bill Weld being picked as VP out of fear of watering down the libertarian message. My advice to the Libertarian Party remains the same: to convey a crisp and non-watered down message of liberty.

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Ron Paul: Liberty-minded Republicans should “forget about” GOP primaries, support the Libertarian Party instead

Ron Paul, following the conclusion of his son’s 2016 GOP primary campaign, appeared on FBN’s Kennedy to discuss what’s next for libertarians. He urges libertarians and liberty-minded Republicans alike to “forget about the Republican primary, and for that matter Republicans and Democrats.” Paul insists libertarians have nobody to vote for among any of the remaining major-party candidates, and should instead seek out and support “an alternative party” such as the L.P.… Read more ...

Ron Paul: “The Ideas of Liberty Will Overcome the Two Party Monopoly”

In a recent interview with Chuck Todd, Ron Paul discusses why it would be “absolutely impossible” for him to support any of the major-party candidates for President other than his son, Rand. In response to a question, Paul favorably cites the Libertarian Party’s membership pledge, and its formulation of the non-aggression principle.… Read more ...

Before Sanders was “first,” 3 out of 4 pro-legalization major-party candidates were Libertarian Party crossovers

Gary Johnson (left) and Mike Gravel (Image: Cannabis Sativa Inc.)

A brief exchange between myself and Jacob Sullum about something he posted at Reason, led him to write this piece at Forbes, about the history of presidential candidates who endorsed marijuana legalization before Bernie Sanders became widely touted as the “first.”

Examining only their major-party campaigns, Sullum names two candidates who were unambiguously advocates of both state and federal marijuana legalization: Mike Gravel and Gary Johnson, and two who in his estimation came close: Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich.… Read more ...

“Little Known Characters in America” profile of Russell Means

The Journal Times & Courier Gazette has run the following article about Russel Means. Excerpt below:

As examples of the organization’s protests, they first occupied Alcatraz Island in 1969. On Thanksgiving Day 1970, Means and other AIM activists staged their first protest in Boston when they seized the Mayflower, to protest the Puritans’ and the United States mistreatment of Native Americans.

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Barry Goldwater Jr. Addresses 2016 Speculation

Former Congressman Barry Goldwater Jr., son of 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater, informed me via Facebook that there is “no truth” to the speculation that he will seek the Constitution Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

Goldwater, 76, represented the 27th and 20th Districts of California in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from 1969 to 1983.  … Read more ...

Judge Napolitano on Whether He Wants to Run for Office or Not

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My husband and I attended a special event today in Orange County, CA. The Mises Institute had a conference called Society Without the State: Law and Order in a Free World. Speakers were Jeff Deist, President of the Mises Institute; David Gordon, a Senior Fellow at the Institute; Llewellyn Rockwell, founder and chairman of the Mises Institue, and editor of LewRockwell.comRead 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 ...