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Missouri offically gets another elected Libertarian

Grandview City Councilman-Elect Mike Ferguson became Grandview City Councilman Mike Ferguson as the Libertarian Party activist was officially sworn into office Tuesday evening.

Ferguson, already honored by the Missouri General Assembly, plans to focus on attacting new businesses to Grandview, improving local traffic flow and aggressively promoting the city's positive image and achievements.

Just in time for Tea: Get the "Libertarian Party Prosperity Plan" here!

The Libertarian Party is America's only party that believes in lower taxes, smaller government and more freedom -- and now you can share it with your friends and neighbors in writing.

Rooted in the Libertarian Party Platform and drawing on research from several libertarian think tanks, the "Libertarian Party Prosperity Plan" unveiled today is a common sense legislative agenda calling for an end to the income tax, abolishing the IRS, adopting a Balanced Budget Amendment that cuts spending instead of borrowing or raising taxes and a prohibition on corporate welfare and bailouts.

The lights are on, but nobody's home.

The Obama administration, convinced that lightbulbs and other uses of energy are destroying the planet, is considering imposing $646 billion in new "light switch" taxes on Americans to drive up utility bills and force people to use less electricity.  The American Council for Capital Formation, using the Energy Department's own forecasting models, finds so-called "cap and trade" legislation will not only increase the price of electrity by as much as 129% by 2030, but eliminate between three and four million jobs by 2030.

Income Tax is Voluntary says Harry Reid, Tea Parties Cancelled!


    Citizens across America rejoiced on hearing the news that the income tax is voluntary. We have it straight from the mouth of one of our elected representatives. Senator Harry Reid in this short clip describes our tax system as a voluntary system. I’m sure that’s a relief for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who may not have filed their taxes yet. If you were thinking about going to a Tea Party this coming Wednesday, I guess you can stay home.

 

You are cordially invited to a Tea Party...

On April 15, millions of libertarians will gather across the country to voice their opposition to the out-of-control spending and taxation started by the Bush administration and carried on by Obama.

The Libertarian Party cordially invites all freedom-loving Americans to join those libertarians, and all advocates of economic freedom, at a "Tea Party" near them.  Below you will find just a few of the thousands of Tea Parties being held nationwide on April 15.

Barr: Dim bulb feds driving auto industry

In his weekly Atlanta Journal-Constitution column, 2008 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Congressman Bob Barr takes the Obama administration to task for its innovation-killing government takeover of General Motors.

You may read the entire column by clicking here, or at http://www.BobBarr.org.

Ballot access bill progresses in West Virginia

From the Libertarian Party of West Virginia

UPDATED LP Monday Message: So an uphappy Congressman's office calls from 202-225-2176...

UPDATE:  The bill to expand the powers of the Treasury and confiscate earnings actually passed the House and is now in the Senate. 

You can also call the Senate switchboard at 202-224-3121 to tell your Senators whether you oppose or support the bill.

Dear friend,

Austin Petersen named Director of Outreach & Affiliate Relations

Statement by Admiral Michael Colley (Board member and Chair of the Employment Policy and Compensation Committee) and Robert Kraus (Acting ED) naming Volunteer Coordinator Austin Petersen the new "Director of Outreach and Affiliate Relations:
 

Bill would give Obama administration absolute power to dictate private sector pay

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) is sponsor of the "Pay for Performance Act," a bill that gives the Treasury Secretary absolute power to  define what constitute "excessive compensation" to every employee of a private company with shares owned by the government, which it may then confiscate.

Somewhere Hugo Chavez is kicking himself for not thinking of this.

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