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How Could I Live without Filing Taxes?

Tired of filing taxes? Take a break, executive Director Carla Howell's spoof on taxes has been played on dozens of radio stations nationwide. Enjoy!

"Hall of Liberty" Awards

Presidential Candidates Submit Statements for LP News

Presidential Candidates running for the Libertarian Party nomination submitted 175-word statements for the upcoming issue of LP News, the national Libertarian Party newsletter.

The following candidates last qualified* for posting of presidential candidates to the web site: Lee Wrights, Bill Still, Carl Person, Gary Johnson, and Jim Burns. Below are their statements:


Big Turnout for LibertyFest - Clawson, Haas, Rockman-Moon Honored as Defenders of Liberty; Presidential Poll

Libertarian Party Special Awards....for the 2012 National LP Convention

Survey: 2016 Libertarian Nominating Convention Venue Choices

Dear Fellow Libertarian,

The Libertarian National Committee is currently deciding on the site of our 2016 Nominating Convention.  Ohio has already been selected for the location of the 2014 convention.

Please take the survey now to give us your opinions!

Thank you,

Mark Hinkle
LNC Chair

Don’t Waste Your Vote: Vote Democratic!

by William Redpath

(reprinted from the December 2009 issue of LP News when Mr. Redpath was writing as Chair of the Libertarian Party)

I can’t know what each of you thought when you read the headline above, but probably the most charitable thought was “Poor Bill Redpath. He almost made it to the end of his second term as Chair before he cracked up.”

Success! Your Action to Urge Virginia Senators to Stop NDAA Worked!


The support of Libertarians and others who helped Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall's bill worked! Libertarians and other groups lobbied the Virginia Senate successfully, changing a split vote on Monday, February 27th to a landslide victory on Tuesday, February 28th.

Congratulations Del. Marshall and all who participated!


Posted February 27th:


New American magazine quotes LP Executive Director attacking Mitt Romney's High Government Spending record in Massachusetts

Libertarian Party Executive Director Carla Howell is quoted in the current issue of the New American which suggests that many Tea Party members remain unaware of Republican Mitt Romney's voting record (as well as that of Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich) - all Big Government:

Vote: Should the Libertarian Party list presidential candidates at its web site?

Dear fellow Libertarians,

Members of the Libertarian National Committee have been debating whether or not to list presidential candidates at our web site, and if we do, whether to qualify those who are posted.

There are good arguments for all sides.

Examples of reasons for listing Libertarian presidential candidates:


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