Regular WakeLP weekly Meetup featuring this time a report by Chair Joy Elliott on the Executive Committee meeting held earlier that evening.Read More »
Rodger Paxton, Libertarian Party of Arkansas secretary, explains why Libertarian candidates are inevitable asked the question, “Why are you running against a good Republican” or a “libertarian Republican.” The question derives from “a fundamental misunderstanding of what it means to be a Libertarian.”
Paxton says that Republicans and conservatives throw around words like “Republican-libertarian,” conservative libertarian,” and “constitutional libertarian” as if these word salads have some sort of meaning. “They do not,” he writes.
“A libertarian is someone who believes in the non-aggression principle, plain and simple …that …Read More »
Lucas Overby became the first Libertarian candidate for Congress to participate in a nationally televised debate with his Republican and Democratic opponents Feb. 1. He is running for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. Republican Bill Young held the seat for 43 years, until his death last year.
The March 11 special election has been getting it’s fair share of national press and it is clear the duopolists are taking it seriously. The GOP convinced David Jolly, a former aide to Rep. Young , to put a seven-figure income as a lobbyist on the back …Read More »
The 2014 Libertarian Party State Convention will consider changes to the party’s platform. Brian Irving, Ginny Godfrey and Bjorn Pederson were appointed to the newly-formed Platform Committee, which will prepare proposals to be presented at the convention.
Any LPNC member interested in serving on this committee should contact Brian Irving, or join the Yahoo Group: firstname.lastname@example.org
The LPNC is also forming a Legislative Action Committee. This committee will work with the Political Director to help identify and track legislation for the party to support, develop a Liberty Agenda …Read More »