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LP Monday Message: Heroic Libertarian efforts

September 12, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Several Libertarian candidates and groups have made extraordinary efforts lately that I want to point out.

How Do You Deal With Terrorists?

Ten years after 9-11

September 11, 2011 marks the ten year anniversary of the 9-11 tragedy. I am deeply sorry for those killed or hurt.

Libertarian Brendan Kelly gets 17% in New Hampshire

In the September 6 special election to fill a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Libertarian candidate Brendan Kelly received 17.3% of the vote. Kelly faced both a Democrat and a Republican on the ballot.

LP Monday Message: 9/11

September 5, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I hope you've had a nice summer and are enjoying a relaxing Labor Day.

The tenth anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy will be next Sunday. I am deeply sorry for those killed or hurt, their friends and family members, and others who have had to deal with the aftermath.

It's impossible to turn back time, but Libertarians have warned for decades that an aggressive foreign policy often creates resentment that may incite terrorism. Our platform states:

"3.3 International Affairs

So tell me: is it 1984 yet? by Don Kissick

Someone answer this for me: how do you not see the parallels in today's political theater with the more startling component's of George Orwell's "1984"?

Among several storyline components in the book, Oceania's government flip-flops between its announcements of being at war with Eurasia and then Eastasia in a matter of a couple months, but no one seems to take notice.

Contrast with with how today's Republicans and Democrats do the same:

U.S. Constitution Day Resolution - 2011

by R. Lee Wrights (http://www.libertyforall.net/?p=6493)

“Every word of a constitution is the difference between power and freedom.”

- James Madison

Libertarian "Survivor" celeb Rupert Boneham may run for governor

The following text is taken from the Indiana LP website:

(Editor’s Note: By Josh Featherstone, Originally posted at his blog, Featherstone on Government. The LPIN candidate selection process takes place at our annual convention in April. LPIN Leadership and Rupert’s team will be exploring this idea further in the coming weeks.)

Libertarian candidate Brendan Kelly shows experience

Brendan KellyThe Newburyport News recently reported on the September 6 special legislative election in New Hampshire.

In that three-candidate race, Libertarian Brendan Kelly is the only candidate with experience in elected office.

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