Welcome to LPNC Nation, the new LPNC.org. We are now using a service called NationBuilder to host our website and manage membership, database, and donations.
NationBuilder calls itself "the world's first community organizing system." The services offers easy-to-update websites, a people database and communication tools like email, text messaging and social media -- all in one system. Businesses, nonprofits, governments, and politicians use NationBuilder to organize their communities and build more meaningful relationships with customers, supporters, and constituents.
The Libertarian Party believes strongly that government should be accountable to the people, as should candidates. Libertarians unable to attend the annual state convention April 4-6 in Durham will still be able to watch the U.S. Senate candidate forum streaming live over the internet via Google Hangout and ask questions of the candidates via the Twitter hashtag #LPNCSenate.
The forum will be held Saturday, April 5 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4520 S. Miami Blvd., Durham. The participants are Tim D'Annunzio or Raeford and Sean Haugh of Durham. Barry Smith, a Carolina Journal columnist, will moderate.
Shortly following the event, a recording of the forum will be available via the LPNC YouTube channel.
The U.S. Senate candidate forum question hashtag is #LPNCSenate
The LPNC Twitter handle is @LPNC
by J.J. Summerell
Chair, Libertarian Party of North Carolina
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.
Though we still have some degree of racial injustice among the peoples of the United States, Johnson’s programs, and subsequent federal programs, have been quite successful at the goal of eliminating racial injustice in our society. Kudos to President Johnson and the American people on this accomplishment.Read more