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AP slams Obama's budget "cuts"

According to analysis published today by the Associated Press, "Obama's latest budget-tightening effort hardly makes a dime's worth of differenc."

In a toughly-worded article, AP writers Andrew Taylor and Calvin Woodward take Obama to task for asking his Cabinet to find $100 million in budget savings -- much of it in already-proposed ideas -- and passing it off as fiscal responsibility.

Monday Message: LP's budget reforms outperfom Obama's 32.7 cent dog-and-pony show

Dear friend,

Did you hear?  Obama’s cutting the budget!

Unfortunately, it’s only $100 million, which comes out to 0.0027 percent of the $3.6 trillion in spending he is imposing on current and future taxpayers.  Much of it is simply things like buying office supplies in bulk, or one-time cuts that do nothing to cure long-term spending problems.

Ron Paul: Stimulate economy and create jobs through fewer taxes

Fewer Taxes for Real Economic Stimulus

Taxes are the issue this week as Americans struggle to make the April 15th deadline to file their returns.

LPTV: Tax Day interview with Bob Barr

Congressman Bob Barr, the 2008 Libertarian presidential nominee, paid a visit to Libertarian Party headquarters on Tax Day to discuss tax policy and the Libertarian Party-inspired "Tea Parties" with LPTV.

Click here to watch.

Follow the LP on Twitter!

The Libertarian Party is now on Twitter!  Just go to http://twitter.com/lpnational to sign up and stay up to date with America's only mainstream political party, The Party of Principle.

Don't forget to also check us out on Facebook and other sites.

Libertarian councilman's tax repeal on agenda tonight

The Lago Vista, Texas City Council will consider tonight an item by Councilman Pat Dixon to repeal the city's tourist tax.  Dixon is also chairman of the Libertarian Party of Texas and is also a member of the Libertarian National Committee.

Dixon's agenda item repeals the city's hotel occupancy tax.  Under the tax, any business offering overnight lodging, particularly hotels and motels, are forced to increase the prices they charge customers, so the government can confiscate the money and then use it to promote the business.

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky: Tea Parties were "despicable" and "shameful"

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) blasted millions of Americans yesterday, labeling the Libertarian Party-inspired "Tax Day Boston Tea Party" movement "despicable" and a "shameful political stunt."

According to Schakowsky, the millions of angry Americans coming out to oppose higher taxes and spending were all part of a conspiracy and acting on secret orders from businesses, lobbyists and Fox News.  Schakowsky is an advocate of higher taxes, bigger government and the nationalization of health care.

Obama is "unaware of tea parties?" Send him a message he can't ignore!

Dear friend,

Call it “arrogance you can believe in.”

Millions of Libertarian and other advocates of economic liberty are gathered in thousands of parks, town squares and plazas across America to send one clear message – taxes, spending, deficits and bailouts are out of control.

And yet Barack Obama says he’s “unaware of tea parties” – even though there is one happening right now across the street from the White House!

Abolish the IRS, ban bailouts: The Libertarian Party Prosperity Plan

The Libertarian Prosperity Plan can be read and downloaded at http://www.lp.org and http://www.lp.org/files/Prosperity_Plan_Layout_1.pdf.  The Plan would:

TEA PARTY LIST

Don't forget to bring copies of the Libertarian Party Prosperity Plan to abolish the IRS, end the income tax, balance the budget and outlaw bailouts: http://www.lp.org/files/Prosperity_Plan_Layout_1.pdf

Below is a list of just a few of the Tea Parties, from Libertarian Party affiliates:

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