LP Monday Message: John Stossel video - Libertarian

April 4, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

John Stossel, the famous reporter from "20/20," now has his own show on Fox Business. He recently taped a show at the International Students For Liberty Conference at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Here's a quote from the segment, "What Does it Mean to Be a Libertarian?", as Stossel speaks to the students:

Who to blame for the Illegal Immigration Mess: Immigrants or Congress???

I recently received a forwarded email that purportedly was from a government school teacher from California lamenting the massive waste in the government run school system.  I had no issue with the accuracy of the waste report, but the teacher then launch into an attack on illegal immigrants as one of the causes of this problem.  He also said that an entitlement mentality had created a juvenile delinquency problem within the schools.  This was again blamed on the immigrant children.  And then finally he/she dismissed a guest worker progr

FreedomFest discount extended to May 1 for LP members

The organizers of FreedomFest have extended the Early Bird registration discount until May 1, 2011 for Libertarian Party members. With the discount, registration is $395 per person and $595 per couple.

To get the discount, LP members are asked to call 1-866-266-5101, and mention that you're an LP member.



Contact: Gene Siadek, LP of Nebraska Chairman


OMAHA, NE – March 28, 2011-Libertarian Party of Nebraska Chairman Gene Siadek issued the following statement:

LP Monday Message: Atlas Shrugged, Stossel, scholarships

March 28, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

The movie "Atlas Shrugged: Part 1" will be opening on April 15. View comments from Libertarian Terry Floyd.

The Libertarian National Committee will be meeting during the weekend of April 15-17 in the Washington, DC area, and members plan to attend the opening night of the movie.

Tom Woods on declaring war

Tom Woods, a senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, has made a short video to rebut arguments that the U.S. President has the authority to initiate wars.

Click here to view the video at YouTube.

LP at Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference

from Stephen Palubinsky, LP Social Media Development Assistant

On Saturday March 19th, several LP representatives attended the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference held on the grounds of the University of Maryland - College Park. Approximately 400 passionate students attended the conference in order to learn more about the failed War on Drugs. These students attended lobbying workshops and listened to a wide array of speakers including former New Mexican Governor Gary Johnson.

Students For Liberty offers scholarships for FreedomFest and PorcFest

Students For Liberty is offering student scholarships to the pro-liberty PorcFest and FreedomFest events this year.

Click here to view the announcement.

Lanny Friedlander, RIP

Lanny Friedlander, the originator of Reason Magazine, has passed away.  Nick Gillespie provides more information at this link to

LP poll: Should Congress impeach Obama for Libya War?

President Obama and Vice President Biden have both said in the past that it's unconstitutional for a president to initiate a war without congressional authorization.

Do you think President Obama should be impeached for taking America to war in Libya? Take our poll.


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