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LP Progress Report: Membership growing, fundraising beating trends

Your Libertarian Party is heading in a winning direction.

New membership and revenue numbers are in for 2009.  While the weaker economy and the traditional post-presidential slump have hit all parties hard, the Libertarian Party is not only beating revenue projections, but membership is growing as well.

Will: Obama's auto takeover another exercise in government futility

In today's Washington Post, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will picks apart Barack Obama's futile plan to resurrect the American auto industry -- by placing it in the fumbling iron grip of the very government and unions that drove it into bankruptcy.

West Virginia LP kicks off ballot access drive

Message from the Libertarian Party of West Virginia:

The LPWV has just kicked off our 2010 and 2012 ballot access drive. This will require some 20,000 total signatures state-wide. This isn't cheap, and we need your help! Our petitioning team is on the ground right now in Morgantown collecting signatures for our candidates for the 44th district state house of delegates, Monongalia county commission, and other state and national offices. We also have many other candidates from around the state lined up who need your help. 

Barr: Nation of doubters has lost faith in government

In this week's Atlanta Journal-Constitution column Congressman Bob Barr, the 2008 Libertarian presidential candidate and former Georgia representative, notes Americans' tremendous lack of faith in government and the effect it may be having on future generations.

Read the entire column here or at BobBarr.org.  Barr writes, in part:

Examiner: Arrogant politicans fuel Tea Party protests

The Washington Examiner, in another spot-on editorial, notes that while high taxes, big spending and out-of-control deficits piled the tinder for the heated "Tea Party" movement, it is the arrogant, condescending tone of Washington politicians that lit the match.

John Monds: A credible Libertarian candidate

Stephen Gordon of The Liberty Papers highlights the campaign of John Monds, Libertarian for Georgia governor.  In his 2008 race for Public Service Commission, Monds got over 1 million votes and 33.4% of the vote.

Monday Message: Who is Joel Boniek?

Dear friend,

If you’re lucky enough to live in Montana, take a moment to thank Joel Boniek.
 
Boniek, a Republican state representative from the Livingston area, sponsored legislation exempting Montana-made guns from federal legislation.  It was signed into law April 15.
 
Joel’s bill applies only to guns made and kept in Montana. Supporters hope it triggers a court case over whether the federal government can regulate gun sales.
 

Times: Obama's health care rationing

The Washington Times offers its editorial opinion today on Obama's position that the government should deny care to the terminally ill and elderly as part of a government takeover:

NY Times: Obama health plan denies care to the terminally ill

Is this "cruelty you can believe in?"

In an interview with the New York Times, Barack Obama commented on one of the more controversial aspects of his plan to eventually end all private health insurance plans and have the government run health care -- the fact that much of his promised savings would be realized simply by denying most medical procedures to the terminally ill.

Caught on tape: Radical congresswoman admits Obama health plan ends all private insurance

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a radical Illinois Democrat and congressional colleague of Barack Obama, was caught on tape during an April 18 speech telling a cheering crowd of socialist activists that the Obama health care plan would eventually terminate every private health insurance plan in America and that supporters of the free market "have every reason to be afraid."

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