Tag Archives: Welfare

Summerell: The Great Society at Fifty

by J.J. Summerell
Chair, Libertarian Party of North Carolina

RALEIGH – Fifty years ago, at the campuses of Ohio University and the University of Michigan, President Lyndon Johnson ushered in the Great Society, a bold and ambitious undertaking of the federal government with two admirable and noble objectives: the elimination of poverty and the elimination of racial injustice.… Read more ...

JJ Summerell: No welfare for (Met)Life

RALEIGH (April 18) – The awarding of nearly $100 million in “corporate incentives” to MetLife, one of the largest insurance companies in the world, is a classic example of state and local governments playing the game of Reverse Robin Hood, robbing from the poor to give to the rich, a North Carolina  Libertarian Party spokesman said in a statement today.… Read more ...

RJ Harris: Ending the IRS, Personal Taxes and Welfare from the Federal Level

RJ Harris, a candidate for the Libertarian presidential nomination, has a blog article on his campaign website entitled “Ending the IRS, Personal Taxes and Welfare from the Federal Level.”

He writes in part “Fellow citizens, if you elect me as President I will exempt you from personal taxes by ending the IRS and allowing nothing to take its place.… Read more ...

Root: Occupy Wall Street Mob Is Partly Right – Offers Wrong Solution

Wall St. Mob Is Partly Right – but Its Solution Is Wrong

By: Wayne Allyn Root

“Occupy Wall Street” is becoming the big news story. But the irony is that nobody understands what is truly going on. The media, both political parties, the experts, even the protesters themselves — they’ve all got it wrong.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Obamageddon: Signs That Obama’s Great Depression Has Begun

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

The best professional poker players in the world earn millions by reading and reacting to “tells,” their opponents’ verbal and nonverbal traits. They notice the way an opponent is smiling, frowning, laughing, tapping their hands, sweating, or blinking their eyes.… Read more ...

Darrell Castle: Freedom Fighters and Public-Sector Unions

by Darrell Castle
Constitution Party National Committee Vice-Chairman

What do the people rioting in the Middle East and the people protesting reductions in public-sector union bargaining rights have in common?

Not much, but the driving force behind each of them is similar, and that driving force is economic hardship.

What we are likely seeing is the crumbling of a world economic order that has existed for decades if not for centuries.… Read more ...

Pat Dixon via Libertarian Party blog: ‘The Gay Agenda’

Pat Dixon’s column introduced by Brad Ploeger at Libertarian Party blog:


The Libertarian Party of Texas’s Chairman, Pat Dixon, wrote an excellent piece and with his permission I am reposting it here on LP.org the original post may be found here.

"I don’t know why you feel compelled to support a queer lifestyle when there are so many more important items on our agenda.

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Wayne Root: ‘The Obama Conspiracy Against Small Business’


By Wayne Allyn Root, Small Businessman and 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee

I am a small business owner who graduated from Columbia University almost 30 years ago alongside my classmate Barack Obama. In those nearly 30 years, I’ve done everything my family, community, and country have asked. As a S.O.B.… Read more ...