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LP Monday Message: Happy birthday, President Washington!

February 22, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

As you might know, today is the 278th birthday of George Washington. I expect you agree that Washington had an excellent attitude about the office of the presidency (he had a pretty humble view of that office) and about government in general.

When I look at our current president, his policies and ambitions, I am of course very saddened by how far our country has descended from Washington's vision.

Here are a few quotes attributed to George Washington:

Ohio Libertarians get coverage by fielding candidates

On February 20, the Columbus Dispatch wrote an article about the efforts of the Ohio Libertarian Party:

The party that advocates the small -- small taxes, small government, small infringements on personal freedom -- is trying to grow up and play with the big boys.

Florida LP Candidate Alex Snitker Gets Second Place in Straw Poll

Alex Snitker, the Libertarian Party's candidate for Florida's U.S. Senate seat, recently got second place in a large straw poll at a local tea party event.  Snitker was able to give a speech, as well as make a TV appearance on the local news channel (http://www.wftv.com/news/22559424/detail.html).

KFOR-TV: Oklahoma Libertarians lobby for ballot access bill

Oklahoma is known for having some of the most difficult ballot access laws in the U.S. Angelia O'Dell, chair of the Oklahoma Libertarian Party, also chairs Oklahomans for Ballot Access Reform (OBAR), a coalition trying to lower Oklahoma's extremely high ballot access hurdles.

Below, Oklahoma City's KFOR-TV covered several Libertarians at a recent OBAR protest at the state capitol.

LP Monday Message: 149 elected Libertarians, help find more

February 15, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Nationwide, there are 149 Libertarians holding elected public office. 36 of them are partisan offices, and 113 are non-partisan offices. You can view the entire list here.

If you know of an elected Libertarian who is not on this list, please email us at info@lp.org. Please include the words "elected libertarian" in the subject line.

Bumper sticker offer expires: 69,150 stickers ordered!


Libertarian Leaders will Gather in Austin Feb. 26-28

from the Libertarian Party of Texas: Libertarian Leaders from Around the US will Gather in Austin on Feb 26th-28th The Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA) is an organization of the Libertarian Party state leaders. The LSLA is organized exclusively for educational purposes, more specifically to coordinate activities and share knowledge among Libertarian Party state chairs and affiliate parties.

LP Monday Message: Over 30,000 10-cent Libertarian stickers ordered. Get yours!

February 8, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Last week we offered a great deal on bumper stickers. As of 11:00 this morning, over 300 people have responded and ordered 30,458 stickers!

Wow!

The offer expires this Thursday, February 11, so I'm repeating the original message below for your benefit. I hope you'll go order 100 or 1,000 bumper stickers right away!

Libertarians finish strong in Costa Rica presidential election

Otto Guevara, the Libertarian presidential candidate in yesterday's election in Costa Rica, received 21% of the vote. He came in third place, just behind the Citizens Action Party candidate who received 25%.

The winner received only 47% of the vote, but under Costa Rican law there will be no runoff.

The Libertarian Party congratulates Otto Guevara on his excellent showing.

AP article on the results

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