Gary Johnson: Don’t confuse national security with senseless intervention

Libertarian presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson said the death of Americans in the attack on a Libya consulate was tragic, but honoring their services requires asking the obvious question: What U.S. interest is being served by putting our people in places where they can be killed by extremists over a video?

“Protecting America with a strong national defense and a rational foreign policy is our leaders’ most basic responsibility,” he said in a statement “But let us not confuse national security with senseless intervention where our interests are clearly not being served.”

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A Plan for Europe?

“All of the hare brained schemes invented so far to resolve the crisis in euroland remain half thought out, unfunded and unimplemented and, therefore, still harebrained.”

Carl Weinstein

Chief Economist

High Frequency Economics

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Libertarian VP Candidate to Visit NC

Libertarian vice presidential candidate Judge James B. Gray will visit North Carolina Aug. 26-27 and present a lecture at two colleges in the Triad and Triangle. The topic of his presentation will be “Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It.”

The talk is based on Judge Gray’s book of the same title, which he subtitle “a judicial indictment of the War on Drugs.”

Judge Gray is a nationally known and respected author and speaker who has long advocated reform of the …

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LPNC Updating Website


The Libertarian Party of North Carolina is in the process of updating our website.  You may have noticed the recent changes!  We hope that this will provide a much more friendly user experience.

In the meantime, you may notice that some links are incorrect or that the content isn’t the most up-to-date.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Please check back often as we continue to work on providing the best end user experience possible.


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Howe Does Well in Polls

Barbara Howe for Governor stayed steady at 7% in the most recent poll done by Civitas. We need to make sure to help her get into the debates and stay included in these polls!

Read the full story from Civitas HERE.

(Excerpt Below)

July 5, 2012
CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099
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Raleigh, N.C. – The newest Civitas Flash Poll shows that Republican gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory loses much of his lead when respondents can choose Libertarian candidate Barbara Howe.

McCrory, the former mayor of Charlotte, was 10 percentage points …

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LP Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson to Visit Charlotte

Gary Johnson, former New Mexico Governor and current Libertarian candidate for President, is visiting North Carolina on July 21. Read more for the details.

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Johnson Endorses Howe for N.C. Governor

Barbara Howe, Libertarian Candidate for NC Governor

Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson endorsed Barbara Howe for North Carolina governor.

“Barbara Howe has been a strong advocate for the message of liberty in her many years of involvement with the Libertarian Party,” Johnson said. “Her experience, commitment, and energy make her a great candidate for governor of North Carolina.”

Johnson praised Howe as a “fellow athlete” and said that goal of running five kilometer in each of …

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