LP Says Obama has Screwed the Pooch with Muslim Countries

I’m eternally on the LP newsletter, having been a card carrying member at one point, and active in the Texas LP when I ran a friend for the legislature. Excuses aside, found this nugget in the letter today about the bombing of Libya: "While the justifications...

Guy McClendon on Ron Paul and the LP Dilemma

Guy McClendon from the Texas State Libertarian Committee had some interesting points on the dilemma American Libertarians face due to Ron Paul’s presidential run: The LP’s big problem is that our LP Nat’l Convention is in May 2008, and the Republican Convention...

Two Interesting Technorati Things

Hey – check it out. Ron Paul is one of the most searched things on Technorati – this is a great sign for us Libertarians. Top Searches youtube sarkozy galilea montijo myspace ron paul paris hilton joost mario lopez authority shoppero Update: even better,...

Ron Paul Watch

http://blog.lewrockwell.com/ Ron Paul has accepted an invitation to participate in the first national presidential debate in New Hampshire on Wednesday, April 4. It will be hosted by Wolf Blitzer and will be carried on CNN TV, radio, and cnn.com from 7-9 p.m. EST....

Ron Paul for President

Ron Paul for President! You heard it hear first. Representative Paul has not yet made his announcement public yet, but today incorporation papers were filed for the Ron Paul for President Exploratory Committee. This is exciting news. Finally, a presidential candidate...

A Day of Foreign Policy Discussion

I’ve had an interesting day of foreign policy discussion, and I capped it off by reading Ann Coulter’s article at Human Events Online about President Ford and the Democrats inability to prosecute a war competently. I have to say, Ann Coulter is one of my...

Texas Green Party blasts Operation Enduring Freedom

The Green Party of Texas issued a press release today: Here in the holiday season, George W. Bush’s immoral and illegal occupation of Iraq has reached a grim milestone. As of December 31st, 2006, 3000 honorable men and women of our armed forces have died in this...

One Vulture, Two Wings

The far left crows about how Chavez is great because he “stood up” to Bush, but they completely ignore that he has spooked investors who would invariably help Venezuela’s economy into a self-sustaining system. How many Americans would tolerate Bush...

Draft = Slavery

A military draft is slavery. Slavery was outlawed by the 13th Amendment. It is ironic that a black Democrat, Charles Rangel, proposes this nonsense regardless of his logic. He will only be encouraging government intervention in the lives of supposedly...

Interesting Demographic Factoid

The word Libertarian in the following factoid tripped my Google Alert on the topic, but it’s an interesting nugget to store away: Nearly half of all Connecticut voters (45%) are registered Independant whlie only one-third are registered Democrat. (This would...

Third Party Explanations

Hey folks. It’s a holiday weekend, and you probably won’t do much reading today, so just to keep you busy over the weekend, here’s a load of links that I found interesting. Check em’ out! /rizzn Short term political action links:...

Milton Friedman, a Leading Economist, Dies at 94

As a libertarian, Mr. Friedman advocated legalizing drugs and generally opposed public education and the state’s power to license doctors, automobile drivers and others. He was criticized for those views, but he stood by them, arguing that prohibiting,...

An Interesting Selection of Quotes

I found an interesting series of quotes. Perhaps I’ll be able to tie them all together into a cogent article with a theme, but don’t count on it. More than likely, Smokey will come up with a smart-ass theme that will be common to all the quotes after it...

Bill Redpath of the LP Speaks Out

November 14, 2006 FROM THE LIBERTARIAN PARTY:Dear Libertarian, The days after Election Day are never a fun time for Libertarians. Let’s face it, we work as hard as we can over a long period of time all for one single day, and when the votes have been cast and...

Target G.O.P.: At Last, a Libertarian Party Strategy

Sean Galt of the Broward LPers sent this to me a couple weeks ago. I pass it along to you. http://www.ncc-1776.org/tle1997/le970601-01.htmlBy L. Neil Smith lneil@lneilsmith.org Exclusive to The Libertarian Enterprise Americans could have a free country again —...

A Message from the LP-Texas Chair

Fellow supporter of Liberty, Before much time passes, I want to share with you my candid impressions of Tuesdays results, concerns that I have, and future plans. Generally, the elections results were a dramatic boost to the Libertarian Party of Texas:- It is...

Silence of the Lambs: More post-election roundup from an LPer

I know I talked a bunch about this yesterday, but I’m going to talk a bunch about it today, as well. Well, not so much talk about it but quote other people. There is a buzz on the Libertarian effect on the nation’s election results, as is evidenced by an...

I'm Surrounded by Jackasses

… in other words – post election feelings. I had a conversation with Smokie yesterday morning, as I was combing through the Texas returns… and I was feeling more and more down in the dumps about our results. None of the nation-wide campaigns I had...