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Republicans and Democrats vote for new Internet tax

Republicans claim to oppose high taxes, but they vote for more Big Government — and higher taxes. The latest case in point is a U.S. Senate vote to pass an Internet sales tax bill that would force online retail outlets to start collecting taxes on behalf of state governments.

Filing taxes with a song in your heart

Do you file your taxes each year with a spring in your step and a song in your heart? The Libertarian Party may not be able to help out with the former, but here's a tune that you'll be humming all the way to April 15.

It's a little reminder that filing taxes is a waste of time and effort and a huge drain on the economy. It also sucks much of the joy out of life when this time of year rolls around, taking up time that could be spent working, engaging in a favorite hobby, or spending time with friends and family.

Sequester latest Big Government manipulation, says Howell in Press TV

Carla Howell, executive director of the Libertarian National Committee, was quoted by Press TV on Mar. 5, 2013

Libertarian Ed Tidwell bested incumbent in Texas city council race

Part of a series highlighting significant stories from the 2012 election

Ed Tidwell,
City Council
Lago Vista, TX

Libertarian Ed Tidwell of Lago Vista, Texas, won his race for City Council Place 2, defeating incumbent Bob Bradley by 1,296 votes (53 percent) to 1,146 (47 percent). He will serve a two-year term.

Dan Cox won more than margin in high-profile 3-way Montana U.S. Senate race

Part of a series highlighting significant stories from the 2012 election

LP on ballot in 30 states after 2012 election, including first time in DC

Part of a series highlighting significant stories from the 2012 election

Bruce Majors,
2012 candidate for
D.C. delegate to U.S. House

Following the 2012 election, the Libertarian Party has ballot access in 30 states and, for the first time ever, the District of Columbia.

The LP:

LP candidate Dan Fishman announces bid to fill John Kerry's open Senate seat in Mass.

Dan Fishman,
announced senatorial candidate
in Massachusetts

CO Libertarian Tim Menger Won 41% of 2012 State House Vote in 2-Way Race

Part of a series highlighting significant stories from the 2012 election

Tim Menger,
2012 candidate for CO House

Tim Menger won an impressive 41 percent (13,951 votes) in his race for Colorado’s 54th House district — with a little help from Republicans, who can’t seem to keep their records clean.

Libertarians seek to crash the party in PA

The Libertarian Party is making new inroads in Bucks County, Penn., as reported in the Warminster Patch:

[Pennsylvania Libertarian Party Chairman] Dr. Tom Stevens suggests that, if you generally follow the fiscally conservative/socially liberal philosophy, you are most likely a Libertarian. It's a realization that has expanded exponentially in the past, politically charged year.

LP News back issues now online

Throughout its 41-year history, the Libertarian Party has benefited from the hard work and tireless activism of members throughout the country — people who have invested their time and resources in running candidates to advance liberty at every level of government.


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