The Senate Republicans' blocking of the National Defense Authorization Act is a sad reminder that the federal government is one of the major sources of employment discrimination against gays and lesbians in our country.
Many leading Republicans have said for years that they would defer to military leaders on the question of whether "don't ask, don't tell" should be repealed.
We have a great slate of over 800 Libertarian candidates for the upcoming November elections. Many of them are looking for more coverage on our website, in our emails, and in LP News. They want publicity, donations and help. That's a good thing.
Today is the 223rd anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. Constitution by the Constitutional Convention in 1787.
Unlike the Republican and Democratic Parties, the Libertarian Party understands the importance of the Constitution and the principles on which it is based. (Just type "Constitution" in the search box on our website and look at everything that comes up.)
In 2003, former Libertarian presidential candidate Harry Browne wrote this article about the modern failure to honor the Constitution.
Michael Beitler, Libertarian for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, polled 6% in this SurveyUSA poll. Beitler has maintained support at 6% in several polls since June. Beitler received support from 11% of liberals, 5% of moderates, and 5% of conservatives. He was supported by 16% of independents, 5% of Democrats, and 2% of Republicans.
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