Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura told conspiracy theorist Alex Jones this week that he was considering running for president with help from the Libertarian Party — but wouldn’t be joining the Libertarian Party if he did. “The libertarians have put out a gesture to me to...
BAN: On June 22, Level the Playing Field, Peter Ackerman, the Libertarian Party, and the Green Party, sued the Federal Election Commission in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. The case asks that the FEC be required to consider the … Continue reading ?
In 2010 I blogged about which states have the strongest libertarian constituencies, using some data from political scientist Jason Sorens, founder of the Free State Project, and also 1980 Libertarian Party results from Bill Westmiller. Show More Summary
A few years ago, I did a statistical analysis of which states had the most libertarians, using data from 2004 and 2008 Libertarian Party vote shares and 2008 Ron Paul vote shares and contributions. David Boaz has prodded me to update these numbers in light of the 2012 election. This post does just that. To […]
(June 17, 2015 08:14 AM, by Bryan Caplan) In the 70s and 80s, a great intellectual battle waged between two libertarian factions: minarchists and anarcho-capitalists. In 1974, the Libertarian Party papered-over the dispute with one of the oddest compromises in political history: the Dallas Accord. Under its terms,... (0 COMMENTS)
Rep. Cresent Hardy (R-NV) said recently at a Libertarian Party event that he hoped his children would never be a “drain on society” like people who were disabled. In audio published this week by the Nevada State Democratic Party, Hardy can be heard speaking to attendees at the...
The US Libertarian party called on Monday for a complete rejection of the USA Patriot Act.
I've met José Castañeda several times, back when I was more active in libertarian circles. (Not so much since 2009.) José and I both reside in Los Angeles, so our paths crossed in local as well as state and national LP activism.JoséShow More Summary
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Nicholas Sarwark, politican of the US Libertarian Party, said that the US intelligence program "violates the rights of every American and does not make anyone any safer in the process."
The US Clinton Foundation represents a way for foreign states to financially support the election campaign of the presidential candidate they have close ties with, US Libertarian Party Chairman Nicholas Sarwark told Sputnik on Frida...
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The 2001 Patriot Act facilitates the broad surveillance and detainment of US citizens in an attempt to fight terrorism.
Pasadena libertarian activist Ted Brown plans to run for chair of the California Libertarian Party at the upcoming state convention in May.Kevin Takenaga, who's been chair since May of 2007, will likely run for yet another term. But after eight years, he's been in there long enough. Show More Summary
Cases of physical abuse at an unofficial police interrogation site in Chicago should hit the headlines in US media, Libertarian party Chairman Nicholas Sarwark told Sputnik.
Chuck Donovan, the Libertarian Party of Georgia’s 2010 nominee for United States Senate, passed away on Wednesday, according to his wife, Claudia: It is with great sadness that I let you know that Chuck passed away peacefully Wednesday night surrounded by family. Show More Summary
In September, David Leyonhjelm was elected to the Australian senate as a member of the Liberal Democratic Party, a libertarian party founded in 2001. In August, reason's Scott Shackford spoke with Leyonhjelm about compulsory voting, the campaign against him, and why he's able to say things that no other politician can. View this article.
Below, watch 2012 Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson interviewed briefly by Jeff4Justice, a gentleman who lives in his SUV, interviews celebrities and politicians alike, and advocates both about gay issues and for third-party candidate...Show More Summary
Conventional wisdom maintains hat Libertarian Party candidates tend to seal the most votes from Republicans. But in reality, the opposite is true. As A. Barton Hinkle observes, come election time, Republicans are the ones rying to siphon off libertarian voters with their opportunistic alk about economic freedom. Show More Summary