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Third-party candidates may be key in Pa. governor's race

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes about alternative candidates in the Pennsylvania governor's race. Read the article.

The Philadelphia Inquirer has also published an article about how the Republicans and Democrats are working to challenge the petitions and keep the alternatives off the ballot. Read the article.

LP Monday Message: Sunday Beer

August 9, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

It's been just over a year since I moved to Washington, D.C. to work at the Libertarian Party Headquarters as Executive Director. What a change from Texas.

In addition to being much closer to the federal government and its constant flow of bad policies with worldwide repercussions, the local District of Columbia government provides constant reminders that our liberty is jeopardized in small ways as well.

Take, for example, a Sunday beer.

Libertarian candidate Lawrence gets two nominations

According to the Portland Libertarian Examiner, Oregon Libertarian congressional candidate Jeff Lawrence will be appearing on the November ballot as the nominee of both the Libertarian Party and the Independent Party.

Visit Jeff Lawrence's website.

Libertarian Party Of Nebraska turns in 8,000 signatures

from the Libertarian Party of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 2, 2010

Contact: Gene Siadek, State Chair
E-mail: chair@lpne.org

Libertarian Party Of Nebraska turns in 8,000 signatures
Signatures Gained from all Three Congressional Districts and 78 Counties
Expected to Put Libertarians Back on the Ballot in the Cornhusker State

LINCOLN – August 2, 2010—Libertarian Party of Nebraska (LPNE) State Chairman Gene Siadek issued the following statement:

LP Monday Message: On civil liberties, Obama is worse than Bush

August 2, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Last week it was reported that the Obama Administration wants to give the FBI power to force internet companies to reveal information about their users' internet activities: things like who they send email to, times and dates of emails, and maybe also information about their web browser activity.

Even worse, they want the FBI to be able to demand this information without a warrant!

LP Monday Message: If Libertarians save one life

July 26, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

The War in Afghanistan has dragged on for almost nine years. According to the Washington Post, there have been 1,189 American military deaths, which is more than two per week.

And of course, today's big news about WikiLeaks raises a lot of questions about whether we've been honestly told how badly the war is going.

Executive director Wes Benedict appears with congressional candidate Irvine

Libertarian candidate Travis Irvine, running for Congress in Ohio, has made several campaign videos. This one features LP executive director Wes Benedict:

Poll says more support legalizing marijuana than oppose

A Rasmussen Reports poll released today says that 43% of Americans support legalizing marijuana, while 42% are opposed. Additionally, 75% of respondents favored the legalization of doctor-prescribed marijuana. The Libertarian Party sides with mainstream America on this issue. The LP has supported legalizing marijuana for decades.

Candidates Redpath and Bain featured in Virginia Examiner

The Roanoke Civil Liberties Examiner interviews Libertarian congressional candidates William Redpath here and here, and Stuart Bain here and http://www.examiner.com/x-53247-Roanoke-Civ

Students for Liberty: Is “Conservative” a Dirty Word?

From Students for Liberty:

Is “Conservative” a Dirty Word?

by Clark Ruper

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