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Reason Magazine blogs the arguments for the LP's lawsuit against the Presidential Debate Commission

ImageBrian Doherty of Reason Magazine blogged yesterday on the Libertarian Party's lawsuit for getting into the Presidential debates, and the arguments for why the LP is suing the Presidential Debate Commission.

"Among other goals (mostly involving compensation for damages alleged), the suit seeks to eliminate the "getting 15 percent in a national poll" criteria for debate access, and to dissolve the CPD itself."

Washington Post: Libertarians, Greens ready lawsuit against CPD

National political correspondent David Weigel wrote an article in the Washington Post yesterday about the Libertarian and Green Parties' upcoming filing of a lawsuit against the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), using a new legal argument:

CPD Offers Token Response Under Pressure to Open Presidential Debates

In response to public pressure, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) may soon lower the polling threshold from 15% to 10% for inclusion in next year’s final presidential debates according to Presidential Debate News published by Level the Playing Field.

“Don't be fooled” it warns, noting that the new rule would ensure that independents will remain excluded.

Libertarians Working For You Show on education with Jason France, and on immigration

ImageToday's episode (9/23/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guest Jason France, candidate for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education district 6.

Click here to listen.

Presidential debate at the Massachusetts LP convention

ImageThe Massachusetts Libertarian Party will have a live Presidential debate -- the first live, in-person debate for our party this campaign cycle -- on October 17, as part of their state convention. The convention will be in Worcester, Massachusetts. The debate will be at 11AM. 

2016 LP Presidential candidates

A page for 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential candidates is now available on the LP.org website: www.LP.org/candidates/presidential-candidates-2016. The page can be accessed under the Elections tab on the main menu.

Libertarians Working For You show on what an elected Libertarian official can accomplish with Matt Schutter, and on crony capitalism with Marty Swinney

ImageToday's episode (9/16/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guests elected Libertarian Auditor for Penn Forest Township Matt Schutter and New Mexico LP chair Marty Swinney.

New Libertarian Logo Polo Shirt

I love my new polo shirt with the new Libertarian Party logo on it so much that I wanted to rush this offer out to you! 

I think you'll like it too. It's a professional-looking shirt in dark gray with the new Libertarian Party logo on the chest.

Oklahoma's Libertarians look to give voters another choice in '16 election

Red Dirt Report, an online Oklahoma news publication, ran an article last week on the Libertarian Party's petitioning effort in Oklahoma.

The last year that a Libertarian was on the ballot in the State of Oklahoma was 2000, when Harry Browne ran as a Libertarian against Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore. Ever since that election, the powers that be have decided that Oklahomans would be better off if they only had two choices on the Presidential ballot.

Libertarians Working For You show on tax cuts, with Michael Vogt, Andy Bakker, and Marty Swinney

ImageToday's episode (9/9/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guests:

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