Tag Archives: Thomas Jefferson

Riley Hood: A Lot of Wind

Last month, Constitution Party of Milwaukee County (Wisconsin) chairman Riley Hood released the following statement about energy on the party’s website. 

“How long will thou speak these things?
and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a strong wind?” Job 8:2

I was working at a company 11 years ago called Milwaukee Gear.… Read more ...

Jefferson Day: Ken Armstrong Introduces Thomas Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address

Today is the 277th birthday of the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826).  In honor of Jefferson and his contributions to liberty, we bring you his first inaugural address from March 4, 1801, with an introduction from Libertarian Party presidential candidate Ken Armstrong.

According to his website, Armstrong has “more experience in federal government, diplomatic relations, or national defense” than any President-elect in the last 40 years, other than George H.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: The Confederate Flag Needs To Be Raised, Not Lowered

Chuck Baldwin was the 2008 presidential nominee of the Constitution Party.  He wrote the following commentary today in response to the recent efforts to censor the Confederate battle flag from public view.

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Ladies and gentlemen, I submit that what we see happening in the United States today is an apt illustration of why the Confederate flag was raised in the first place.… Read more ...

Constitution Party: Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Violates Rule of Law

The Constitution Party released the following in response to the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Obergefell v. Hodges:

The Constitution Party decries today’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage as an “unconstitutional decree that cannot legalize anything”, and equates it with the Dred Scott decision, which held that certain people must be recognized as chattel under the law. … Read more ...

LP Oregon Quote Pres. Jefferson; Seek Attorney Fee Reimbursement from PAC 16869

OregonLibertyPortland Oregon: In the attached 126 page “RESPONDENT / CROSS-APPELLANT LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF OREGON’S ANSWERING BRIEF, SUPPLEMENTAL EXCERPT OF RECORD, AND CROSSOPENING BRIEF” filed yesterday, 31 December 2014, in the Clackamas County Oregon Circuit Court in response to the “Appeal from the General Judgment of Dismissal” entered on October 25, 2013, and the “Supplemental Judgment” entered on May 30, 2014, by Oregon Political Action Committee 16869 (which is also doing business as “The Libertarian Party of Oregon”), Defendants (Wes Wagner, Harry Joe Taylor, Mark Vetanen, Bruce Knight, Richard Skyba, Jeff Weston, the Libertarian Party of Oregon), among other things, through their attorneys, quote President Thomas Jefferson and petition the Court to reconsider its prior denial of their request for reimbursement of attorney fees.… Read more ...

Interview with Robert Sarvis

Late last month, I e-mailed the campaign of 2013 Virginia Libertarian Party gubernatorial nominee Robert Sarvis for a joint Wikinews/IPR interview.  Within minutes, the campaign’s Communications Director J.V. LaBeaume approved the request, but asked that I submit no more than five questions due to Sarvis’ busy schedule.   I did so three days later, but did not receive an immediate response.  … Read more ...