Arizona's U.S. Senate Race Offers a Unique Opportunity

Perhaps more than any other contest this year, the battle for the seat currently held by John McCain offers an opportunity to contrast the ideas of liberty with the big-government philosophy that now dominates the GOP.

Arizona held its primary election on August 24, and the results are interesting, to say the least. On the Republican side, incumbent U.S. Senator John McCain overcame two challengers to win with 56% of the vote. At first glance, this may appear decent, but it was actually a pathetic showing.

3,200 door hangers at Glenn Beck's D.C. rally

box  libertarian party door hangers and stickersLP Headquarters staff and volunteers handed out 3,200 door hangers and about 1,000 Libertarian bumper stickers in three hours at Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of thousands of people attended this rally, many of whom were Tea Party activists.

Zionsville, Indiana High School Young Libertarians Volunteer for Hauptmann Campaign

Last Thursday, seven student members of the Young Libertarians of Zionsville, Indiana High School volunteered with the Joe Hauptmann for Indiana State Representative District 87 campaign.

Joe Hauptmann is a physics teacher at Zionsville High School.  He is also a former Chair of the Libertarian Party of Indiana. 

In April, his talk before the Libertarian Party of Indiana state convention received a standing ovation.

Quiz Across America door hangers! $5 per 100


UPDATE 4/9/14:  The information below is out of date. To order door hangers, click here.



Dear Friend of Liberty,

We're happy to finally launch QUIZ ACROSS AMERICA!

We just received our first printing of 200,000 door hangers. They look great, and we're ready to start shipping them to volunteers. You can get up to 100 for each five dollars you donate. (Minimum order: 200 hangers for $10.)

The door hangers contain the World's Smallest Political Quiz on the front with some information about the Libertarian Party, and our positions, on the back.

The FDA Wants Jurisdiction over Your Kitchen!


I just posted the following article at  You can read it in its entirety at  at  Enjoy!



“Since the FDA only has jurisdiction over compounds involved in ‘interstate commerce,’ they have no jurisdiction over our kitchens—yet.  Should my client lose this case, however, the FDA will have set a precedent to invade the privacy of our homes.”

Door Hanger sale probably starts Friday 8/27/10

LP News, which is arriving at homes now, announced door hangers would be available for sale online. They're not quite ready, but may be on Friday 8/27/10. Will keep you posted. --Wes Benedict

Mexico Ex-President Fox Calls for Drug Legalization

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said his country should legalize the production and sale of drugs in order to curb rising cartel-related violence.

Just Say Now petition to Facebook to change ad policy on marijuana legalization

 As explained in our press release, the Libertarian Party is encouraging individuals to protest the decision made by Facebook to refuse advertisements that advocate for the legalization of marijuana.

Ron Paul, former LP Presidential candidate, supports property rights of Islamic cultural Center supporters

Libertarian Congressman Ron Paul is breaking with many of his fellow Republicans - among them his son Rand - to support the creation of the planned Islamic cultural center near the former site of the World Trade Center that has come to be known as the "ground zero mosque."

LP Monday Message: How to handle Ronald Reagan?

August 23, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

As the 2010 election approaches, a lot of Republican politicians are trying to posture as government-cutters, and they often hold up Ronald Reagan as an example.

But although Reagan often talked about supporting smaller government, most Libertarians know that in practice he did exactly the opposite. For example:


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